Owl Manor – The Dawning, Zita Harrison

Sometimes the tide sweeps us into a fog where dark forces are at work…

All of a sudden evil and good become blurred…

Powerless and defenseless, we swim toward it, and wonder if we’re going mad.

Stifled by the repression of women in the 1800s, trapped in a loveless marriage, Eva lives a life of dissatisfaction and frustration. The tide sweeps her to the Rocky Mountains during the gold rush in 1859, where she finds unexpected hope at Owl Manor, a strange, dark place with owls in the very fabric of its walls.

But the stakes are perilous. Shadows wander the dim corridors. The owner of the manor is moody, volatile. Does she dare trust him?

Owl Manor is a phenomenal, addictive piece of fiction that left me shocked and astonished. Never before have I read such a unique, imaginative, enthralling piece of literature; Zita Harrison, the author of this exciting novel, is incredibly talented because she knows just how to capture her reader’s imagination from the very first page. As I read this book, I struggled to put it down, so much so that I found myself reading it into the early hours of the morning thanks to Harrison’s incredible talent to hold the reader’s attention. Already I would implore you book lovers to read this book because it is incredibly unique and unlike anything you have read before!

Owl Manor will introduce the reader to one of the protagonists of the novel, Eva. Eva lives in the 18th century, and she is the classic woman of this period in the respect that she is stuck in a marriage she does not want to belong, and she is frustrated with life. Soon however Eva will move, and it is here that she thinks she finds hope at Owl Manor. However the owner of this manner is strange and soon strange things begin to occur, all while a serial killer is on the loose killing prostitutes and this book lovers is the premise of the sensational Owl Manor!  

The story of Owl Manor is a thought-provoking and thrilling one that is multi-layered and fast-paced. Zita Harrison in Owl Manor has managed to weave poignant themes with interesting, dynamic characters and interweave both to make an astonishing piece of fiction that is both addictive and fast-paced. Every detail in the Owl Manor is superb and thought out, Harrison is a descriptive writer and so the reader is easily able to get lost in her words and imagine the manor in this book perfectly. Never before have I read a suspense, gothic horror novel that was so in-depth, truly every detail was immaculate, and this is rare to find these days within literature.

Zita Harrison is a talented author and a genuine wordsmith. Her tale is gripping and consistent from beginning to end. As the reader reads this book, they will be taken on an unforgettable journey which will unfold bit by bit at a perfect pace that will keep the reader engrossed. Harrison’s vivid writing will enable the reader to fall madly in love with this book and be kept hooked because you simply can’t help but do this! The fluidity alone in her book is sensational, and unlike anything, I have read before, never once did I find myself getting bored of the story or even the characters, Harrison managed to continually shock and surprise me thanks to her fantastic plot devices such as twists and turns.

To summarise my thoughts on the brilliant and riveting Owl Manor, I would say if you are a reader who is looking to read a phenomenal piece of literature that will keep you hooked from beginning to end, then this incredible book is for you! Owl Manor gets five stars from me!

Thank you so much for reading book lovers! I appreciate it so much, I love discussing wonderful books with all of you so please comment below and let me know your thoughts. Do you see yourself reading this book? Do you love the genre? Please let me know your brilliant thoughts below and I will be sure to comment back. Thank you so much again for reading!

Goodbye for now book lovers,

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Thank you for a great review! I am so happy that you enjoyed the book! I just wanted to say that although Eva is definitely a “classic woman of this period” as you said, I think she is also very relevant to current times given that women are still fighting to achieve the same recognition as men. Same with some of the other issues, such as parental neglect and abuse, the need to be accepted and loved, etc. Thanks again!