Book Tour Review: Garden of Eden by Kate Cowan and Giveaway!


It has been four years.

Four years since the day the Catchers found her family.

Four years since she escaped capture.

And four years since the day her mother locked her and Will, a boy she hardly knew, in an attic, ‘for their own protection’.

Now, Eden White is fifteen, and sick of being a prisoner of parents who all but abandoned her. It was as simple as one walk down a beautiful, foggy beach, but it ended with Eden and Will face to face with Catchers – and this time, there is no escape.

When Eden wakes, she finds herself on an island, surrounded by hundreds of stolen children. Enrolled in the island school, Jordan Hall, Eden quickly learns that the island is not what it seems.

And, in the woods surrounding the school, she discovers a wild, beautiful magic inside of herself – one she has no idea how to control. With three unlikely new friends, Eden begins to realize that the headmistress is hiding much more than the stolen children – and what they learn in the laboratories below the school could cost Eden her life.


“As far as I was concerned, the worst nightmares were not dreams at all, but memories…”
The opening of this strange, fantasy with dystopian elements reminded me a bit of flowers in the attic, or Rapunzel. The children were locked in this attic for their own safety, and to keep them away from the “Catchers.” Afterward, much of the fear and strange happenings take you on an erratic thrill ride that is unpredictable and original. There were times when the MC seemed a bit more introspective than a typical girl her age, but I’d blame it on her artistic nature. Overall, the read would be recommended to those who like fantasy with a whimsical feel.

About the Author

Kate is an artist, an animation student, a black belt in karate and now, an author. She didn’t discover writing until mid-high school, when she began writing an (unintentionally) hilarious novel involving a teenage girl and a magic necklace. Her current novel series, The Legend of Eden, began as a story of Arthurian magic, but quickly transformed into something much different.

Kate currently lives in Ontario, Canada, in a zoo of a house. When she isn’t writing, she’s drawing, cooking, or browsing the Internet for new music. |


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