Friday, 21 April 2017

Jenni’s Review: In the Dark of Light (The Light Keepers Trilogy, #1) @bettinamelher


A dark secret, a chilling past, and a terrifying future. 

When Victoria discovers a shocking secret at her grandmother’s funeral, everything she has ever known is suddenly thrown into question.
As she hunts for the truth about her family’s past, she finds herself caught in an ancient battle between the world of light and the world of shadows.

But it’s only when Liam, a new student at her school, falls into the clutches of evil itself, that Victoria realises just how dangerous her newfound knowledge really is.

Victoria must stop the evil forces before it’s too late.

IN THE DARK OF LIGHT is a spellbinding young adult novel with magic, mystery, and a touch of romance. If you’re a fan of witchcraft, demons, and the world of the paranormal, then this book is for you.

Get your copy of IN THE DARK OF LIGHT today and lift the veil of the shadow world for yourself!

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Jenni's Review

In the Dark of Light
 by Bettina Melher
Jenni's  rating: 4 of 5 stars

***Review has been gifted in exchange for my honest opinion and on behalf of Kats Book Promotions/ Katsindiebookblog.***

For me, this book was a good take on witchcraft. You had your good and bad as well as your battle for light and dark. For Victoria, all she ever wanted to do was to hurry up, graduate high school, and get into Uni. Her family, for many years has had a bad name for themselves. Family members dying of unknown causes and just possible suspicious activities that are out of the norm. She’s been picked on for many years, she just wants a clean break. 

After the death of her grandmother, she starts to unravel her capabilities. But with knowledge comes with a lot of practice. However, with the practice comes the possibility of bringing about the darkness. Can Victoria quickly learn the craft in order to save her friends? Or will being new to the practice cause more problems? 

With many characters in play, this author did a great job in keeping everything and everyone in the correct places. The story line was spread out really well and was also different in your typical witchcraft stories. It was a great mix of everything. Looking forward to how the continues in the next book! 

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Author Bio

I grew up in the outskirts of Vienna, Austria. I always loved to read and secretly wondered what life as a writer was like. It wasn’t until my late teens that I dreamed of writing a book myself and in 2012 I could no longer ignore that dream. Just over a year later my first novel was born.

Thinking the traditional publishing route was the only way to go, I spent weeks researching how to prepare my manuscript for submission to the big publishers. Then something wonderful happened – during my research I stumbled across the world of indie authors. I was excited about the fact that I could publish my novel all on my own. I learned everything I could find about indie publishing and prepared my first novel for the virtual bookshelves. Since then I have also published a collection of short stories, as well as my latest YA urban fantasy trilogy.

I enjoy reading and writing science fiction, fantasy, horror, and thrillers. I love everything to do with aliens, demons, the paranormal and the unexplained, ancient mysteries, and pretty much anything else that's strange or just out of the ordinary.

I live with my husband on the Gold Coast in Australia. When I’m not writing, I’m reading, going for long walks on the beach, or I’m busy untangling the many story ideas inside my head.

If you’d like to find out more about Bettina and her books, please visit her website (, or connect with her on Facebook (bettinamelherauthor) and Twitter (@bettinamelher).

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