Book Reviews of Seal Island

Seal Island
Seal Island
Author: Kate Brallier
ISBN-13: 9780765348920
ISBN-10: 0765348926
Publication Date: 3/1/2005
Pages: 480
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

3.7 stars, based on 44 ratings
Publisher: Tor Books
Book Type: Paperback
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It is dreamy, romantic and suspenseful. This novel was particularly refreshing because it was supernatural, but different
from the vampire, werewolve, shift-shaper novels that are really in abundance now. This book has you, guessing what would
happen next, how it would end.

The characters are fully developed and very real. Although there is a romance element, it's not really a romance novel, but
a self-discovery, mystery sort of story. The length, that some complained about, was perfect. I especially loved the way
the ending wrapped everything up. Too many books end abruptly. I'd highly recommend it for anybody who likes a good story
- not a (stereo)typical "romance novel".
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Summer on a quiet Maine island in the house she inherited from her aunt seems perfect to Cecil Hargrave--she'll have time to regroup from losing her New York City job and apartment. The town charms her--as do the handsome journalist, the young lobsterman who helps her feed the seal her aunt raised, and the compelling mechanic from an even more remote island. But when she learns her aunt was murdered, can she trust any of them? Whose ashes are in the urn on the mantel? What secret was her aunt hiding--and who is keeping it from Cecil now?

Kate Brallier's love of Maine meshes perfectly with imported selkie myth in this contemporary fantasy. Rather darkly romantic, Seal Island explores the clash of legend with modern life.
For readers who'd like a vacation from the reality of urban life--with sexy yet tortured men, fabulous food, and even a tasteful souvenir shop.
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If you love paranormal (selkie) you will love this new author. I was very impressed with the flow of her plot and the easy flow of her storyline. There is romance, mystery, and magic! And, I could not put this book down. Just waiting for her next book now.
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Good story about relationships, with a little magic too.
I don't consider it a true paranormal read because it is much more based on real people we can relate to. It is a very descriptive story about a Maine Island, the houses, the people. I enjoyed the story.
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really !!!! enjoyed this story. Lot's of reality and with a little bit of lore. Was unable to put it down until I finished it.
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A great book!
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When Cecil Hargrave inherits a beachfront house and a thriving business on picturesque Seal Island in Maine, she jumps at the opportunity to kickstart her life....
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A very different love story. Very good and keeps you wondering what is really going on.
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She inherits a beach front huse on Seal Island, Maine, a different kind of love story
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i found cecil to be frustrating and annoying. but my friends all raved about it.
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