Author: Rebecca Lim

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Feb 24
Afterlight by Rebecca Lim

Afterlight by Rebecca Lim

Reviews 4 ★★★

An eerie tale of ghosts, hauntings and gate-keepers, Afterlight is a gorgeous work of magical realism set in the sinister alleyways of Melbourne. Sophie Teague lives with her grandmother above the pub her family has always owned. Still grieving the deaths of her parents in a tragic accident, she changes schools to get away from the stares and gossip. As if all that wasn't enough, Sophie starts to see a ghost. Eve, as Sophie names this silent apparition, sends Sophie on a series of missions that end in Soph saving three lives and returning a gold ring and a shirt....

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Jun 12
Fury by Rebecca Lim

Fury by Rebecca Lim

Reviews 1 ★★★★

Even though the blurb suggests a certain fierceness on Mercy’s behalf, I had not expected Fury to be as wild and savage as it is. Restored to her full glory as a high-ranking angel of heaven, Mercy is just starting to realise how different she is from the humans she…

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Mar 16
Muse by Rebecca Lim

Muse by Rebecca Lim

Reviews 0 ★★★★

Muse is a haphazard book – more so than those preceding it. I feel the characters are inaccessible and the plot, while engaging, is convoluted. Mercy becomes stronger, asking questions about her past and unearthing dark secrets that have been kept from her for centuries. It’s nice to finally get some details…

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Mar 15
Exile by Rebecca Lim

Exile by Rebecca Lim

Reviews 0 ★★★

While Mercy read like a thriller, Exile is more of a contemporary novel, describing the struggles of Lela (and through her, Mercy) as she takes care of her dying mother. Instead of trying to solve a missing-person case, Mercy is struggling to handle day-to-day life as Lela, and this brings…

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Mar 14
Mercy by Rebecca Lim

Mercy by Rebecca Lim

Reviews 0 ★★★★

I put off reading this book for a long time, wrongly thinking that it was just like all the other angel related YA available. However, Mercy is written as a murder-mystery-thriller type book with elements of paranormal romance thrown in. It’s a fresh change from the usual YA that I read,…

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