Monday, 29 August 2011

Torrent by Lisa T Bergren with US giveaway


When Gabi and Lia finally learn to surf the river of time, they realize they must make hard choices about life and love in the third and final book in the River of Time series.

Gabi and Lia Betarrini have learned to control their time travel, and they return from medieval Italy to save their father from his tragic death in modern times. 

But love calls across the centuries, and the girls are determined to return forever-even though they know the Black Plague is advancing across Europe, claiming the lives of one-third of the population. In the suspenseful conclusion of the River of Time series, every decision is about life and death. 

My take:~

Lisa T Bergren has captivated my heart, soul and mind with the stunning conclusion to her epic River of Time series.  Torrent hurtles readers back to medieval Italy with Gabi and Lia, this time with parents in tow.   Intrigue, corruption, secret societies and one gorgeous but ambiguous villain intensify the danger and romance, as Lisa weaves twists and turns together with heart pounding adventure into another unique and thrilling tale.  While penned for teens, this series' appeal extends to any reader who craves exceptional storytelling, brilliant characterisation and a legendary love story.  Torrent left me both breathless and invigorated and as much as I would love to say more, there is no way I am spoiling the adventure for those who haven't yet read Waterfall and Cascade, but will say I was both surprised and delighted by the conclusion of the series.  That said, nothing would please me more than to hear that Lisa is able to write more books in a new series about the Bettarini women, the Forelli knights and said ambiguous villain!  I can't wait to dive back in to this amazing series ~ that is how fabulous they are.

With thanks to Wynn Wynn Media for my review copy

Relz Reviewz Extras
Character interviews with Luca Lia, Gabi and Marcello

Reviews of Waterfall & Cascade
Character spotlight on Gabi, Marcello, Luca & Lia
View the trailer for Cascade
Visit Lisa's author website and her travel website
Buy Lisa's books at Amazon or Koorong


Lisa Tawn Bergren said...

Thanks, Rel! Your support of me and this series means a great deal. :-)

Tami said...

I can't WAIT to read this book! Hopefully this weekend! I loved this series too!

Julie Lessman said...

GREAT review, Rel!! You have me stoked to read Lisa's "Waterfall," which I recently downloaded. Have a number of books ahead of it, but CANNOT wait because I've heard nothing but great things about Lisa!!


Rel said...

Lisa ~ I adore your books! So it is no hardship to support them anyway I can :)

Tami ~ you will have a great weekend if it is overflowing with Torrent ;-)

Julie ~ seriously, you will adore this series. Everything you love is there including the ultimate swoonworthy men! Even if we are decades older than they are - hahaha! In River of Time speak, "It matters not!"

Ashley @ Book Labyrinth said...

Ooh, these books are fabulous! I'd love to own 'Torrent' .. thanks for the giveaway! =)

Juju at Tales of said...

Ooooooooooo I am itching for this :)

Juju at Tales of said...

Thanks for the amazing contest.

Julie J. said...

Thanks for the contest! Considering Ms. Bergen is on your "Top 10 Authors to Read" and that I don't have this book, it might inspire me to add a new author to the TBR pile! :)

Thanks for hosting!

Rel said...

You are welcome, Ashley :)

Juju ~ you will LOVE Torrent!

Julie?! No LTB books yet? Goodness, grab any of them but I assure you, you will be enamoured with this series :)

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