Sins of the Family by Ella Burns

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Sins of the Family by Ella Burns

Book Info

Sins of the Family by Ella Burns
Series: Family Sins #0.5
Rating: four-stars Book ratings explained
Genres: Horror
Pages: 40
ASIN: B09GVVNVJC
Published: 21/09/2021
Purchase at: Amazon | Amazon CA | Amazon UK | Amazon AU
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The first daughter instead of the seventh son.
Worse, the curse of red hair, proof of my mother’s infidelity.
My brothers will try to protect me, but I know that we can never go against Father’s will.
One day, he’ll pay for what he’s put us through.
A devil with blue eyes.
Then again, we are all sinners in my family.
Maybe we deserve it.

Sins of the Family is a DARK story and is a prequel to the dark romance novel, Sins of our Fathers.
While the main novel is a romance story, I guarantee no happily ever after within these pages and caution readers to read the triggers and continue at their own risk.

Sins of the Family - My Review

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Normally, if a book has a prequel available, I prefer to read it prior to getting stuck in. Sins of the Family is an exception to this rule. After reading Sins of Our Fathers I had so many questions about Ginger and Sin’s pasts that I hoped would be answered in the prequel.

The whole question here is: am I a monster or a victim myself?

I felt that the book ran too rapidly through the initial events without really giving an explanation as to what happened to bring the characters to that point. By the time I reached the end, I was still no clearer about the characters’ pasts than I was after reading Sins of Our Fathers. It would have been fascinating to have discovered what happened to both the twins and Viktor, and I can’t help but feel a little cheated that I didn’t get these stories.

I hate Vasily, but I can’t help but think that his mistreatment served to prepare me for the world I’m about to enter.
Galina

That said, this incredibly short story was very well written, and even though I knew the outcome prior to starting it, I still had my heart in my mouth as I read. It’s definitely worth a read (I’d suggest after reading Sins of Our Fathers), just don’t expect to be any clearer about the characters for it.

Why you should read Sins of the Family
  • To gain insight into what helped Ginger become the woman she is
  • Spoiler for Sins of Our Fathers → View Spoiler »

About Ella Burns

Ella Burns

Ella Burns is the offspring of a fairy queen and an undead warlord and was brought up with an appetite for terror and beauty.

A Canadian author, she would like nothing more than to abscond to the remote wilderness of British Columbia with her daughter and a Kindle full of dark reads. Since she was a child she dreamed of being an author and now writes a variety of darkness across several genres. Despite her love of the macabre, she will always have a soft spot for fuzzy things and a cuppa tea.

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