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"It has been said, 'time heals all wounds.' I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone. " -- Rose Kennedy

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. ”  -- Plato

“The life of the dead is set in the memory of the living. ”  -- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not a mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition and of unspeakable love. ”  -- Washington Irving

“We all wear masks and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing our own skin.”  -- André Berthiaume

“I am an invisible man. No I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allen Poe: Nor am I one of your Hollywood movie ectoplasms. I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids - and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, simply because people refuse to see me.”  -- Ralph Ellison

“Without knowledge, life is no more than the shadow of death.”  -- Molière

“Everyone calls himself a friend, but only a fool relies on it: nothing is commoner than the name, nothing rarer than the thing.”  -- Jean de La Fontaine

“Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.”  -- Jean de La Fontaine


If You Hear Her (The Ash Trilogy #1) by Shiloh Walker

If You Hear Her  - Shiloh Walker

The first book of a series can sometimes have trouble drawing me in and it didn't go quite as well as I had hoped. I liked the story fine enough, and also that the arc will follow the 3 books and only the relationship gets solved in each book.

I loved Lena a lot and Puck as well. Especially her

blindness which wasn't seen as a disability, but just another way of life. 

(show spoiler)

I had a bit of trouble connecting to MC, because the POV was all over the place and not at any one person in length. Besides that it flowed rather nicely and I loved the scenes with the killer.

I think perhaps I need to read something else. Maybe a change of genre will be what I need.