Monday, January 19, 2015

Review: All Fall Down

Grace returns to the embassy of Adria where her grandfather is the ambassador and the ghost of her mother lingers around every corner.

Grace isn't happy to be here, but she's on a mission.  She watched her mother die and Grace was positive that she was murdered. No matter how many times she is told that her mother's death was an accident,  Grace knows the truth and she's determined to prove it.

When she spies the man responsible for her mother's death, she vows to get her revenge.

My Thoughts: A great start to a new series with everything you'd expect in an Ally Carter book: danger, action, friendship, loyalty, the truth, a little romance, and of course intrigue. 

I loved Grace - she's not always reliable but I would trust her. I love her determination and her drive. She's not about to let her mother's death go unpunished - not matter how many times people tell her it's an accident or how many times she has a panic attack over the situation. I love that she's strong enough to pull it together and make a stand.

Lots of Great secondary characters that kept me guessing about their true intentions throughout the book. I loved learning about Embassy Row and meeting Noah, Rosie, and Megan. I liked Grace's interactions with Lila - they added humor to the book. I liked the Grace and Alexei moments together. I even warmed to Ms. Chancellor - sort of.

I loved the layout of the city - the row of Embassies, but more importantly the tunnels beneath the city where there was the potential for danger around every corner. 

I loved the ending and can't wait to read more about Grace.

Cover Thoughts: Great
Source: ARC sent for Review

Final Overall Thought: Another brilliant heart pounding read from Ally Carter - add this one to you TBR pile immediately! 


Lea (YA Book Queen) said...

I'm so excited for this book! Glad it ended up being a great start to the series. The secondary characters sound fantastic!

Great review :)

Lakin Higgins said...

I'm so excited for this one! I love Ally Carter's books, and I'm sure this one won't be any different! Great review!

Anonymous said...

I absolutely loved this book as well! I can't wait to read the second book and find out more.

Great review!