Friday, April 24, 2020

BLOG TOUR: Lark's Labyrinth by Cathy Cash Spellman

Welcome to the Official Blog Tour for Cathy Cash Spellman's Lark's Labyrinth, the first title in The Sacred Secrets Mysteries series!! Today, on our tour stop, we have my review on this interesting read. Plus, there is a cool tour-wide giveaway to enter as well! Be sure to take a look at what I thought about this intriguing read and grab your copy now! Follow the tour, HERE!

New Adult
Science Fiction/Fantasy/Mystery
The Sacred Secrets Mysteries, #1
Publish Date:
November 29, 2017
The Wild Harp & Company, Inc.

The Spear that pierced Christ’s side on the Cross has played a secret, but major role in history. Charlemagne, Constantine, Otto the Barbarian, The Knights Templar and Adolf Hitler all owned it... and believed it gave them the power to rule the world.

What if they were right?

The first time Dr. Cait Monahan ever heard of the Spear of Longinus was the night her husband was murdered because of it. That was when the terror began.

…right before the U.S. Government, the CIA, Neo Nazis, the Vatican and a secret cabal of 13 powerful global manipulators sent their assassins after her and her 9 year old.

...just before a lethal secret propelled her across Europe following a riddle that hadn’t been solved since the Holocaust.

…just before Cait Monahan became entrapped in an interdimensional labyrinth that her own husband may have helped design.

Now she’s a player in a game that has led to mystery, magic, mayhem and murder for over 2000 years, and only the help of a tribunal of long dead men may be able to save her.

Vibrant and cerebral, filled with intrigue, Conspiracy Theory and more ancient secrets than the Dead Sea Scrolls, Lark’s Labyrinth pits characters you’ll care about against a mystery you’ll want to solve.

Inside Lark’s Labyrinth is a secret men have killed for …now a woman, her sister, her child and their small band of friends are all that stand between us and the dark, insidious power that’s a hairsbreadth away from ruling the world.




"Politics and religion collide as Spellman delivers another fast-paced, suspenseful, and totally enjoyable thriller... The author constructs a blistering story--replete with political and religious intrigue--that never slows down and will keep readers turning the pages of this spectacular thrill ride." ―Publisher's Weekly

Praise for Cathy Cash Spellman

“...Almost impossible to put down. The Author has the ability to produce one powerful scene after another and the action draws you helplessly on...” ―Publisher’s Weekly on So Many Partings

“...A cross between The Thorn Birds and Ragtime...” ―ALA Booklist on So Many Partings

“Flows along with an inexorable narrative current that propels the readers from one involving episode to the next.” ―Booklist on So Many Partings

“An energetic plot that never takes a breather.” ―Kirkus Reviews on Paint the Wind

“A western extravaganza.. a plot teeming with outsize characters.” ―Publishers Weekly on Paint the Wind

“I have never read a book or connected with an author who has touched me so deeply – as a mother, a grandmother, and another psychic kindred soul!” ―Elizabeth Taylor on Bless the Child

“This book has really touched my heartstrings as both a mother and grandmother. And Cathy Cash Spellman is one hell of a writer!” ―Maureen Stapleton on Bless the Child

“With a seductive, at times spellbinding style, author Spellman (An Excess of Love) incorporates ancient myths into an entrancing romantic thriller.. Spellman succeeds in capturing the reader’s close attention as an unrelenting sense of foreboding drives the narrative forward with power.” ―Publisher’s Weekly on Bless the Child


**About the Author**
Photo Credit: Dakota Cash
Multiple New York Times and International Bestsellers, a Paramount Movie, book sales in 22 countries, Cathy Cash Spellman writes stories about love, friendship, adventure, and history. Known for her big sprawling sagas and memorable characters, Cathy writes the kind of stories women like to lose themselves in, and then remember long after the book is done. 

Her books range through several genres: contemporary, historical, mystery, mystic and romance. Several take place in two time-frames, both current and historical.

Bless the Child was a Paramount movie in 2000, starring Kim Basinger and Jimmy Smits, and Paint The Wind has been optioned for film and TV.

Cathy is an Astrologer, Martial Artist (Black Belt Goju Ryu Karate) and has expertise in Chinese Medicine, several alternative healing modalities and many metaphysical disciplines.

She has written for Self, Harper’s Bazaar, Town & Country, Mademoiselle, Cosmo, Penthouse, Mode, Kung Fu and many other magazines about women, health, empowerment, sexuality, spiritual philosophy and Astrology. She blogs for The Huffington Post and The New York Times.

Stay connected with Cathy Cash Spellman


*My Thoughts*

Note: This review contains NO spoilers

First things first... Wow! Lark's Labyrinth is such an in-depth work of fiction with an abundance of history, intrigue, and mysticism. With a plethora of history intertwined into this story, Cathy Cash Spellman weaves a story rich with supernatural elements, as well as, historical events. With her imaginative storytelling and extensive research, Lark's Labyrinth took me on a dangerous adventure with a great many twists and turns as secrets were revealed.

The imaginative world-building and complex character development makes for this fascinating read. Although this can be a long read, Lark's Labyrinth entails an abundance of historical events that tie together the story's plot. The sheer immense size of the book can be daunting, but fans of this genre and history just may get immersed into this world of secrets, the occult, and schemes. So, yes, in the end, I read this book and enjoyed being drawn into this gripping story. Moreover, I do have to warn readers that Lark's Labyrinth is not for everyone. This is definitely a read that takes patience to piece the "pieces" together as these characters work at solving this "puzzle."

My rating:


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