“I know I’ve said this before, but Patch doesn’t instill a deep sense of comfort in me.”
Nora and Patch are not your typical love story, although this book has a touch of what I call the “Twilight” feel to it. Young kids, mysterious guy with a secret, someone trying to kill them, lax parent so girl gets away with running off with guy whenever convenient… the “Twilight” feel. That being said, I flew through this book in a day because it’s an easy read and keeps you entertained. Is it realistic? Definitely not. I do like the edginess of Patch and the dangerous vibes he brought to their relationship but the climax fight at the end left me pretty unimpressed. Vee, Nora’s best friend, is a very strong secondary character that holds her own love interest leading to more danger and recklessness. The story behind Patch and the fallen angels will need to be more developed throughout the series, because this book leaves several questions. I will pick up Crescendo to see how Nora and Patch’s relationship pans out and what danger is lurking around the corner for the group next.