De Syv Søstre #2 Stormsøsteren
Title: The Storm Sister
Series: The Seven Sisters #2
Author: Lucinda Riley
Published in English: 2015
Dansk titel: Stormsøsteren
Dansk Udgivelsesår: 2017
Finished Reading: Marts 2019
Genre: Historical Fiction & Romance
This is my personal review without spoilers of the actual plot.
Ally D’Aplièse is about to compete in one of the world’s most perilous yacht races, when she hears the news of her adoptive father’s sudden, mysterious death. Rushing back to meet her five sisters at their family home, she discovers that her father – an elusive billionaire affectionately known to his daughters as Pa Salt – has left each of them a tantalising clue to their true heritage.
Ally has also recently embarked on a deeply passionate love affair that will change her destiny forever. But with her life now turned upside down, Ally decides to leave the open seas and follow the trail that her father left her, which leads her to the icy beauty of Norway…
There, Ally begins to discover her roots – and how her story is inextricably bound to that of a young unknown singer, Anna Landvik, who lived there over 100 years before, and sang in the first performance of Grieg’s iconic music set to Ibsen’s play ‘Peer Gynt’. As Ally learns more about Anna, she also begins to question who her father, Pa Salt, really was. And why is the seventh sister missing?
Following the bestselling The Seven Sisters, The Storm Sister is the second book in Lucinda Riley’s spellbinding series based loosely on the mythology surrounding the famous star constellation.
This is the second installment in Riley’s bellowed series and yet another amazing journey! I love that each story explores a new historical character of importance one way or another. In this, case the composer Grieg. The mystery about Pa Salt and the overall part he plays in each of the girls past. One of the things I love most about this series is how well Riley can merge several different plots into one work and make it super interesting and fluent. Another thing I took notice of was how the same dialogue appeared in both the first and this second instalment. The moment Maia and Ally meet up in their house and talk, it’s exactly the same things they say in both and it was super cool getting a flashback to the first book.
I must warn you though! This book requires your undivided attention but at the same time, you get lost in the magic that surrounds the story.
The last chapter showed us that the next book is going to be about Star. I’ve always wondered about her and I can’t wait to get to know her as I’ve gotten to know these two fantastic characters.
I’ll definitely recommend this book to anyone who likes a heartfelt story. At times I couldn’t keep my tears from falling, what a remarkable story.