With an exquisitely crafted storyline Sweet Shadows is a well-balanced blend of drama and humor. From the first page, readers are pulled into the midst of the action and reunited with their old friends. In this explosive sequel, Childs incorporates more of the rich Greek mythology fans of the series can not get enough of. Dauntless Gretchen, dazzling Greer, and intelligent Grace continue to amaze and the strength of their sisterly bond makes them an unstoppable team. The cast of amusing personalities and Childs' engaging writing ensure an entertaining read.
The triplets are back and this time the stakes are much higher. Now not only do the girls have to face their own personal problems, but also prepare to fulfill their destiny as the descendents of Medusa. The difference between good and bad is starting to blur and the trio must remain strong. As the girls come closer to uncovering the truth about their legacy more secrets are unveiled and time is running out. The gods are coming for them. Literally. (HARPERTEEN, Sept., 328 pp., $17.99, ISBN: 978006200183, HC, 13 & Up)
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