Tumnus’ Bookshelf: The NarniaFans Book Reviews: The Dark Mountain Chronicles Book One: The House of Envy
Hey, everybody! Welcome back to Tumnus’ Bookshelf, where we review any and all books written by, about, and inspired by C.S. Lewis, The Land of Narnia, and The Inklings. For today’s review, we will be looking at Jennifer K. Johnson’s debut fantasy novel The Dark Mountain Chronicles Book One: The House of Envy!
Title: The Dark Mountain Chronicles Book One: The House of Envy
Author: Jennifer K. Johnson
Publisher: Xulon Press (July 26, 2016)
Deep in the world of the Dark Mountain lays a kingdom bound by the lies and deceptions of Apollyon. Only a few
know the truth and are dedicated to leading these captives back to the Creator. One such captive is Madam Angeline from the House of Envy. All her life she had been devoted to the Code of Glamour, a way of life that places the self and physical beauty above all else. That is until her sister, Julia casts her out from Hawthorne City, in a power grab.
Angeline is found by a young girl named Ellie and her family, a strange and wondrous group who do not need to be made up like the other people who live within the Dark Mountain. With the guidance of Ellie and her family, Angeline undergoes a remarkable journey home that shows her a world she never knew existed and causes her to confront many truths she never encountered, learns the meaning of love, undergoes a startling transformation, all leading to a final confrontation with her sister. Read the rest of this entry »