The Girl With No Past (Predestination, Book 1)
Adult; Mystery/Thriller; (Market)
In the year 1919, a woman wakes up in rural Ohio, unable to recall even the most basic facts about herself. Her quest for answers turns up more questions, until she meets Damian Glass, an espionage agent from the future.
When counter-agents come calling from Black Hand, a mysterious organization that manipulates history to their benefit, she finds herself catapulted into a world of passion, intrigue and danger, where friends and foes merge together.
When she finally uncovers the mystery of what happened to her, and why, she must face an astounding new reality: What if coincidences aren’t coincidences at all? What if they can be controlled?
Plot/Idea: 8 out of 10
Originality: 8 out of 10
Prose: 7 out of 10
Character/Execution: 7 out of 10
Overall: 7.50 out of 10
Plot: Ledge brings the readers into the tumultuous world of a mystery woman, who is seemingly dropped randomly into space and time. Through her story, Ledge explores ideas about individuality, reality, and fate.
Prose: Through Ledge's often beautifully descriptive prose, readers will experience lush and enigmatic settings from the past, a morose hospital, and the startling feeling of being trapped in a mental abyss.
Originality: This novel offers an unexpected romantic drama untethered from temporal reality.
Character Development: A complex lead character drives this story; readers will eagerly follow her development as she navigates uncanny circumstances.
Date Submitted: June 12, 2018