Book InfoSins of the Family by Ella Burns
Series: Family Sins #0.5
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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.
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.
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 »Understand more about Galina/Ginger Dimitri/Sin’s connection and relationship « Hide Spoiler