Reviewed by Bil Howard for Readers' Favorite
Are fairies real? The question lingers with a tauntingly real possibility inThe Thin Place by Lori Herter. When Glenna Molloy takes a trip to Ireland toexplore sacred places which were special to the love of her life, she is on a spiritual journey. However, Coyle Foxworth, her intrusive and manipulative co-author, can't seemto leave her alone and follows her. In the tiny Caldragh Graveyard, there is anancient pagan stone and a fairy tree which is reputed to be a "thin place" or aplace where the veil between our world and the Otherworld is very thin. Theybump into a enigmatic seductress who calls herself Maeve and claims to be halfhuman and half fairy. Having insulted those of the Otherworld, Coyle issuddenly drawn into Maeve's clutches and tortured as only a Leananshee cantorture a man. Fate turns in the opposite direction for Glenna and she discovers magical things beginning to happenin her life.
The intrigue, suspense, and overall draw of The Thin Place make it a pageturner that you just can't put down. The author plunges the reader deep intoIrish and Celtic mythology and legends in a way that would cause even the mostskeptical among us to wonder for a moment. The characters and the descriptionsplace the reader in Ireland to the point where one might actually smell the wetgrass and feel the misty rain while reading. Suspenseful, intriguing and captivating,The Thin Place will take you on a journey to a part of Ireland that only livesin myth and legend and cause you to wonder if there actually is an Otherworldon the other side of the veil.