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by Jennifer Sommersby Young,Stephanie Abbott

Download Past Lives #1: Rachel: The Past Lives Series eBook
ISBN:
0615598919
Author:
Jennifer Sommersby Young,Stephanie Abbott
Category:
Fantasy
Language:
English
Publisher:
Lyonnesse Books (February 2, 2012)
Pages:
124 pages
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Rating:
4.3
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212


So begins the first book in the Past Lives series. Past Lives Rachel is well written and a great start to what promises to be a great series

So begins the first book in the Past Lives series. Now she lives again as Rachel MacReady, haunted by memories and compelled to relive the events of that dangerous prior existence. Past Lives Rachel is well written and a great start to what promises to be a great series.

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  • Lightseeker
I loved the idea behind the series and was really excited to get to read this book. I can say that the story definitely does not disappoint. The story runs along in two timelines, as all the characters in the present day are reincarnates from 1870 who knew each other back then and were somehow intimately connected. They were all part of a society of "super-humans" who had certain abilities which made them special. Each of the characters seems to have retained their special abilities in the present day. In the beginning, I was feeling a bit overwhelmed by the two roles played by each character, past and present, but it became easier to follow as the story continued.

The author has done a wonderful job of delineating and describing each timeline beautifully. The historic timeline is quite suitably described, which I consider a big achievement, as any discrepancy here would throw the reader off the story. I have not read any Victorian era dramas and so, have no idea about that world, but the world which the author describes here, just seems perfect. There are elements of steam punk in this book as technology from the past is brought out wonderfully.

The magic in the book may be quite familiar to a lot of readers. Telepaths, telekinetics and pyrokinetics all make an appearance and seem to be a big part of the series. I expect them to make a continued appearance in all the remaining books in the series. With such a vast array of super-human characters, I expected a lot of action sequences and I was not disappointed. The action is fast paced and at times, breath-taking. I just loved it as magic and action intertwined in a beautiful symphony!

The book is quite short, and I consider it to be a novella rather than a full blown novel. Would it have been better to extend the book, and reduce the series from six books to just three? I think so. I definitely think this book was missing some much needed background on both the past and present characters. A little more information for readers to go on and really get into the mystery would have been nice. However, the author has left enough hints to be able to guess the direction the series is taking. In fact, I see a much, much bigger story unfolding as the series continues. This, atleast for now, will keep my anticipation levels high for the next book in the series.

The book works as it is right now, but I would have liked for the story to continue rather than wait a few months for the next instalment. After the amount of time it has taken longer series like Harry Potter and Inheritance Cycle, not to even mention Game of Thrones to complete, I have become really wary of long series. It may so happen that a number of readers may get tired of waiting and lose interest. Maybe, the author will look at this and consider changing the format? Besides this aspect, I have to say that I love this introduction and am looking forward to getting the next book in my hands!
  • Porgisk
Yes, from my review title, i'm alluding to the topic of reincarnation. and Ms. abbott has written a very re engrossing and original story about a young woman, Rachel, as she tries to come to grips with her past life as Cassandra, who lost her life in the 1870s. Rachel and her current friends are all connected to what was happening to the characters in their pasts. The author did a fantastic job of interweaving the two separate plot lines--transporting us from the present to the actions of the past as seemlessly as climbing into a time machine. her descriptions and prose are beautifully written--sensual and erotic even, the dialogue witty and real, and the characters interesting and ones you want to root for. ms. abbott has obviously done her research in describing the late 1800s steampunk era of victorian Britain. if you are re enthralled with telepaths, telekinesis and secret societies, you can't go wrong with PAST LIVES. it is a series so be prepared for an ending that leaves you wishing to get into the next installment. reincarnation has always been a topic i've found intriguing--and the author has written about it so skillfully, i found myself wondering if it really does happen. PAST LIVES is highly recommended--or is that re recommended?
  • Gom
I tend to live in the past because most of my life is there. - Herb Caen

a near-fatal car crash sets the stage for the reunion of five people whose past lives will haunt each one again.
this is the first book of six and author Stephanie Abbott has done a great job of introducing her Past Lives series. filled with intriguing characters and multi-layered secrets, Rachel's story was well-written and a fascinating read.
past and present alternate as Rachel MacCready, her cousin Brannon Murray, Josh Strickland, Zach Miller and Hayden Cross revisit 1870 and relive events that link them together.
i love the descriptions of Victorian London and its technological contrivances which lend an air of steampunk and sci-fi feel to the whole book.
the gathering of telekinetics, pyrokinetics and telepaths during a murder trial and what took place are some of the scenarios which i found interesting.
as expected, the last chapter ends with a cliffhanger. there are still a lot of issues and questions which may or may not be resolved and answered in Past Lives #2 - Brannon.
it looks like readers need to dip into each of the remaining main characters' perspectives first before the mystery of their reincarnation is finally solved.
  • White_Nigga
I really like this one. The author has crafted an intriguing mix of mystery, reincarnation, alternate history and suspense. I found the characters believable and the narrative both visual and imaginative, and the shifts between the Victorian era scenes and today work very well.

The lead character, Rachel/Cassandra, seems totally real as she seeks to understand and act upon her recollections of a past life. She pulls you in immediately and makes the clever concept engaging. The action moves along quickly. To reveal any more of the plot would spoil it.

Readers who like Victorian England settings, telepaths, secret societies, second chances on a grand scale and magick that's more adult than Harry Potter should enjoy this one. I'm looking forward to seeing what happens next in the series.