Library Love Review: Time’s Convert by Deborah Harkness

Posted January 14, 2019 by Felicia S in 2019 Read, 3.50 Wine Glasses, Reviews, Snagged @ The Library / 3 Comments

Library Love Review:  Time’s Convert by Deborah HarknessSource: Library Borrowed

Format: eBook

Time's Convert by Deborah Harkness

Date Read: September 18, 2018

Genre: Science Fiction

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Discovery of Witches, a novel about what it takes to become a vampire.

On the battlefields of the American Revolution, Matthew de Clermont meets Marcus MacNeil, a young surgeon from Massachusetts, during a moment of political awakening when it seems that the world is on the brink of a brighter future. When Matthew offers him a chance at immortality and a new life free from the restraints of his puritanical upbringing, Marcus seizes the opportunity to become a vampire. But his transformation is not an easy one and the ancient traditions and responsibilities of the de Clermont family clash with Marcus's deeply held beliefs in liberty, equality, and brotherhood.

Fast-forward to contemporary Paris, where Phoebe Taylor—the young employee at Sotheby's whom Marcus has fallen for—is about to embark on her own journey to immortality. Though the modernized version of the process at first seems uncomplicated, the couple discovers that the challenges facing a human who wishes to be a vampire are no less formidable than they were in the eighteenth century. The shadows that Marcus believed he'd escaped centuries ago may return to haunt them both—forever.

A passionate love story and a fascinating exploration of the power of tradition and the possibilities not just for change but for revolution, Time's Convert channels the supernatural world-building and slow-burning romance that made the All Souls Trilogy instant bestsellers to illuminate a new and vital moment in history, and a love affair that will bridge centuries.

More Information:
Publisher: Viking

Also by this author: The Book of Life


JUST A NOTE: These are books that I have Snagged @ The Library . Some of the reviews will be long and others will just be quick thoughts on the story.

Read for Fun (Library Borrowed)
Overall Rating: 3.50
Story Rating: 3.00
Character Rating: 4.00

Why I borrowed: I really loved The All Souls series (I think I gave 2 of the 3 books my rare 5 stars) so I was curious about this one. It was a fascinating look into becoming a vampire in this world. I liked catching up with my favorite characters and it was nice to dip my toe back into the world. It was a little slow at times but glad I borrowed it!

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Overall Rating
3.5 / 5
Story Rating
3 / 5
Character Rating
4 / 5
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3 responses to “Library Love Review: Time’s Convert by Deborah Harkness

  1. Ann

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I loved the trilogy and was so happy to discover book 4 had all the characters.

  2. bookwormbrandee

    I’m glad you enjoyed this one for the most part, Felicia. Harkness is an author I keep meaning to read but haven’t gotten around to it. :/