Requiem for the Living

Requiem for the Living

by A. J. Locke

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940151531528
Publisher: Etopia Press
Publication date: 05/12/2015
Series: The Reanimation Files , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 335
File size: 826 KB

About the Author

A.J. Locke is originally from Trinidad & Tobago but has resided in New York City for over ten years. She knew early on that she wanted to be a writer, penned her first novel at fourteen, and hasn’t stopped since. Creating is her passion, and other than writing she enjoys drawing, painting, graphic design, and any other creative whim that may take her.

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Requiem for the Living 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Sue_H More than 1 year ago
This book is the second book in the Reanimation Files. I have read multiple books from this author, including the first book in this series, and I was not disappointed in this book. You cannot read this a standalone. This book picks up where the first book ends, so it will make a lot more sense if you have read that book first. Plus it ends in a huge cliffhanger. There is violence and sex. The book blurb adequately describes the storyline so I'm not going to repeat that info here in the review. There is plenty of action as well as twists and turns in the book. In the first book I really liked Micah, but after reading this book I can't stand him or his actions. And poor Selene as so much happens to her in this book. Requiem for the Living is definitely a much darker story than Affairs of the Dead was. I really enjoyed this book and storyline. I look forward to reading more of A. J. Locke's books, including the next book in this series. I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review though I would have purchased this if I had not.
AMadisonMom More than 1 year ago
Requiem for the Living is definitely NOT a stand-alone novel. If you try to read it without reading Affairs of the Dead you will be totally lost. As it is... I read the first book and I still had to remind myself quite a few times about who the characters were, and what was happening to Selene. I would actually recommend reading them one right after the other. I really enjoyed Selene's character. The idea of people who are essentially chosen to help the dead pass on to the other side is intriguing. And that having this "job" could have the horrible side effects that Selene is experiencing adds this dark twist. The story actually reminded me of a (brief) TV series,Dead Like Me), that I LOVED. The ending of Requiem for the Living was not what I was expecting. After finishing I actually had to take a moment to let it settle... because I was convinced I knew the ending before getting to it. All I can say is that Selene's character surprised me more than once.