Night of the Fae

Ana Martin Series #1

Fiction - Fantasy - General
372 Pages
Reviewed on 05/25/2014
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Author Biography

Lyneal Jenkins was born in Shrewsbury, England in 1980. In 1996, she left home to become a Medic in the British Army. After three years, she resigned the forces to start a family and begin her work with learning disabilities, which is when she was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder.

After a failed marriage, she moved to Spain for eighteen months with her children, taking time to reflect on where she wanted her life to go. Since returning to the UK, she began her studies towards becoming a Psychologist.

In February 2011, Lyneal sat down at the laptop with one sentence and a basic concept in mind. She had no idea that she was embarking on the biggest project of her life. The Ana Martin Series has become an intricate tale of epic proportion.

Night of the Fae received Finalist in the Indie Excellence Awards in Cross-genre and the Readers’ Favorite Awards in Fantasy. All four books in the Ana Martin Series have received the Readers’ Favorite Five Star seal.

To date, Lyneal lives with her partner in North Yorkshire along with their seven children. Each day is a balance between normal life and writing. She couldn't be happier.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Melinda Hills for Readers' Favorite

Many of us have strange sensations from time to time but for Ana Martin, there is an amazing explanation – she is connected to a race of special beings through her love for Gabriel, a member of the Siis. Night of the Fae is volume one in the Ana Martin series by Lyneal Jenkins and introduces Ana, as well as Gabriel and other members of his race. Ana has special abilities herself, in addition to a problem with bipolar disorder, but Gabriel’s presence helps her deal with both. As the first human to be affected by the presence of Siis powers, no one knows exactly what will happen. One thing is for certain, though – Ana’s life will never be the same because the evil Fae hunt her as a means to get to Gabriel. Ana tries her best to keep up with her normal life, but will things ever really be the same?

Well-paced and engaging, Night of the Fae by Lyneal Jenkins is the perfect supernatural/fantasy read. Ana, Gabriel and the other characters are carefully developed and realistic in spite of the supernatural nature of some of them. Following their love, hate and trials keeps the pages turning. It is quite easy to get caught up in the swirling emotions that allow you to feel what Ana is feeling. Night of the Fae is a complete book with a conclusion to this part of the story that leads smoothly and naturally into the second volume, Hidden Light. It is certainly well worth the time and is sure to please.