Every year after harvest the weakest are removed from the encampment.
None of them are ever seen or heard from again.
Trinity's only hope of escape lies in the forest. She's not afraid of the creatures that live there. There's nothing bigger than foxes in those woods, except this time something is different.
This time she's hunted from land and sea by predators that should only exist in legends.
Surrounded by three enemies. Surrender is her only option, but which one should she choose?
A captivating dystopian read filled with human-animal hybrids and creatures you've never even imagined.
Q. – Why should someone read the Lake of Sins series?
If you're looking for your typical dystopian, post-apocalyptic, survival thriller then you should look somewhere else. This story has been described as a one-of-a-kind world created in a unique dystopian society.
The characters in the series are human-animal hybrids—genetic mutations or evil experiments, is yet to be revealed. It's an entire new species of characters who don't fit in the typical genre categories of vampire, werewolf, witch, fairies or even angels and demons.
The world of the Lake of Sins is segregated by class with the humans ruling supreme. In book one, Escape, Trinity unwittingly sets off a collision between the classes when she flees into the forest to find and free her friend only to discover the horrible fate of her kind.
The books are fast paced with adventure and mutated creatures around every corner. There are legends that are truth and societal truths that are well guarded lies.
All-in-all, it's a unique and exciting read and you should give it a try. I think you'll love it.
The Chimera Chronicles series also takes place in the world of the Lake of Sins. These stories are prequels, explaining how some of the characters, who you meet in the Lake of Sins series, became monsters.
Q. – Who should read the Lake of Sins series?
Although there's a strong, female lead in Lake of Sins, the audience for both series is broad. I have fans (male and female) aged ten through eighty. Anyone who likes gory thrillers that are dark, a little disturbing and packed with action will enjoy these books.
However, a word of caution is in order. These books are not for the squeamish. Some scenes are bloody and violent almost falling into the horror genre, but the interactions between the characters are funny, poignant and loving (and a love triangle develops as the stories progress). Still, I wouldn't recommend these books to anyone under thirteen without the parents reading the books first.
Good writer. Excellent description of action. Lots of action, none gratuitous. Meaningful character development. Creative storylines and plot twists.
Her work is more fantasy than si-fi. The science is weak and the basic premise is not supported by research. But while the world that she has created is consistent, her biology (particularly the eugenics) is shaky at best. Which is at odds with some of the storyline.
The sociology is inconsistent. She is obviously making comments on race relations, classism, and economics. Some seem a little heavy handed.
There isn’t much joy or levity to give the reader any rest. The result is that I feel as if I had been pummeled, ridden hard and put away wet.
Action, Lies and betrayal
The story is great, detailing all the different species in the book and giving the reader so much for the imagination to build the works. The characters are well written and you can fall in love with some and truly dislike others, based on how you can relates to them. Loved it.
Nice read, kept my attention. Would have liked a little more back story.