Monday, March 5, 2018

Cadence of Gypsies

The Cadence of Gypsies by Barbara Casey

Book Details:

Book Title:  The Cadence of Gypsies (Book 1 of The F.I.G. Mysteries)by Barbara Casey
Category:  YA fiction,  272 pages
Genre:  Literary/Mystery
Publisher:  Gauthier Publications/Hungry Goat Press
Release date: April 2015 (e-Book)
Content Rating:  PG-13 (A few expletives, mild sexual innuendo)

​Book Description:

On her 18th birthday Carolina Lovel learned that she was adopted and was given a letter written by her birth mother in an unknown language. After years of research she travels to Italy on a mission to find the truth about her past. Carolina is accompanied by three extremely gifted but mischievous students the FIGs from Wood Rose Orphanage and Academy for Young Women. In an effort to help their favorite teacher, the FIGs will have to use their special abilities to decipher the Voynich Manuscript, the most mysterious document in the world, and the one thing that is strangely similar to what Carolina was given. Their search will take them into the mystical world of gypsy tradition and magic, more exciting and dangerous than any of them could have imagined.

Barbara Casey
Meet the Author:

Barbara Casey is the author of several award-winning novels for both adults and young adults, as well as book-length works of nonfiction true crime and numerous articles, poems, and short stories. Her nonfiction true crime book, Kathryn Kelly: The Moll Behind Machine Gun Kelly, has been optioned for a major film and television series. In addition to her own writing, she is an editorial consultant and president of the Barbara Casey Agency. Established in 1995, she represents authors throughout the United States, Great Britain, Canada, and Japan. Barbara is also a partner in Strategic Media Books Publishing, an independent publishing house that specializes in cutting-edge adult nonfiction. Barbara lives on a mountain in Georgia with her husband, and three dogs who adopted her: Benton, a hound-mix; Fitz, a miniature dachshund; and Gert, a Jack Russel terrier of sorts.

Connect with the author: Website
My Review
I will be reviewing all three books in the F.I.G. series by Barbara Casey so make sure to check out all of the reviews!
The Cadence of Gypsies (Book 1 of The F.I.G. Mysteries)by Barbara Casey was a well written book that I found myself greatly enjoying. The idea that Carolina Lovel's birth mother left her a letter for her 18th birthday in an unknown language was inspired. That letter kicked off a mystery and adventure that led to Italy, magic, and gypsies. I loved the way the author incorporated so many themes, characters, and plots into one story that left me grabbing for book two. 

1 comment:

  1. Misty, I'm not sure my last post got to you, but I wanted to make sure you know how grateful I am for your wonderful review of THE CADENCE OF GYPSIES and for your time. I look forward to visiting with you again. All best,