Maya and her friends–all of whom have supernatural powers–have been kidnapped after fleeing from a forest fire they suspect was deliberately set, and after a terrifying helicopter crash they find themselves pursued by evildoers in the Vancouver Island wilderness.
I’m sick of paranormal books. I haven’t read one in months and that used to be all I read. The one paranormal author that I never ever get tired of is Kelley Armstrong. Really, I don’t think there is better YA paranormal out there. She is in a class all of her own and her books never disappoint.
The Calling picks up right where The Gathering left off. The action doesn’t let up for a millisecond after that. The Calling is a wild thrill ride. You will be on the edge of your seat the entire time. Armstrong just has a knack for writing unputdownable books.
The characters are all basically running for their lives throughout the entire book. This left no time for angst-y romance. I loved that. Maya really proves how strong she is in this one. She is written fantastically. She’s a brave leader and if I were stuck in the woods I would definitely want her by my side. The connection/friendship between her and Daniel is even more prevalent in this book. As for the other characters, there is a nice mystery surrounding them but other than that they don’t play a big role.
That’s really the most I can say without giving things away. The bottom line is: If you haven’t read any Kelley Armstrong YA books change that. Fast. If you’ve only read a couple, read them all. They’re all extraordinary, fast paced, well written books. Read them.