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Shadows & voices; a Holly Silverstone adventure (Holly Silverstone books) [Kindle Edition]

Jason Ellis
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Meet young Holly Silverstone, the girl who sees daisies turn to butterflies ... who dreams of places that she has never been to ... who is invited to study at the elusive and enchanting Highlands Academy of truth and excellence.

The voices will come, one-thousand and one, the voices will come. Fear is the key, fear to see. The voices will come, one-thousand and one, the voices will come.

As Holly took a sip of her tea and held the piece of paper between her fingers, veins of ink slowly crept across the paper. She wanted to drop it and scream … yet a more powerful part of her made the fingers on her hands grasp the letter even tighter and her eyes open wider.
The ink seeped and whirled around, forming words;

We have a question for you, Holly.
Do you want to know how the daisies turned to butterflies?

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 429 KB
  • Print Length: 262 pages
  • Publisher: Jason Ellis (7 Mar. 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007INO0VC
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #884,890 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Loved it! Highly Recommended 29 Nov. 2012
By Zed
Format:Kindle Edition
I have just finished reading 'Shadow & Voices' by the very talented Jason Ellis. 'Shadow' is a trending book title but I stress now that you Must remember Shadows & Voices, because this book is definitely worth a try.

*Spoiler Alert*
Holly Silverstone has been accepted at The Highlands Academy of Truth and Excellence, which is only 15 minutes away from her home. Yet, Holly nor her family, have ever known of its existence before Holly received her interview letter, if you can call it that. The letter was written in ink that just... appeared! What's even more strange is that when Holly visits this Academy, it has the same blue door that she dreamt about. And they know about the butterflies.. How can they know about the butterflies?

Packed with adventure, mystery and thought provoking ideas, this book involves you into Obscura (the 'hidden world'), mysteries surrounding the shadows and the most entertaining masked Geography teacher, Miss Ovissa Slater.

Shadow & Voices had me engaged right from the first chapter and I am disappointed in myself for finishing the story already. I want to know more about the shadows, the doors, the different worlds and most of all, I want to read more scenes with Ovissa and her unfortunate luck in attracting trouble!

Everyone, listen carefully. Jason Ellis is of the few that can create a bright spark in a mundane world. Watch out for him and give Shadow & Voices a read .You will see the world with a different eye.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Funny and unique 30 Sept. 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
I received this book as a gift from the author in return of a honest review.Thank you,Jason!
When I first read about "Shadows&Voices" I was ver y excited about it.The blurb sounded bery good,and when Jay contacted me and asked me if I wanna read it and review it,I accepted immediately!
I loved this book!It has everything it need for a good book!Mystery,suspanse,fantasy,magic and a little bit of thriller.
I loved the characters very much.Holly is lovely-she is 12 years old,a good sense in humor and she loves mysteries.Ovissa is also a lovely lady,I love her so much!She is such a good persona and something about her makes you love her.The characters are very well descirbed and created,and that's why I love them!
The athmosphere reminded me of "Harry Potter".Actually,the plot is a little like in Harry Potter and that is awesome,because I love Harry Potter so much!!
Jay knows how to describe something.He gives you exactly the detalies you need so you can form an image in your head.I also liked that Jay choosed to tell the story in multiple story lines.This means that one chapters is happening in the Seen World,and the other chapter is in the Unseen World of Ovissa.
This book has a huge amount of suspanse and I found also a little bit of thriller.In some parts I was so scared and I thought "OMG!I can't read anymore" but the great story line and the curiosity kept me reading.
This is a story that all the fans of Harry Potter will enjoy!You will love Holy and the word of Obscura,belive me!
Holy is a normal 12-years-old girl.Oh,sorry,did I just say normal?'Cause sorry,but she is not so normal.She can see things that not all of us can see.Some kind of butterflies,she thinks,but in fact they are fairies.
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5.0 out of 5 stars What a great new world 25 July 2012
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Ebook: Shadows & voices; a Holly Silverstone adventure (Holly Silverstone books)
Author : Jason Ellis
Fiction, Paranormal, YA
This review may contain spoilers
Summary: Meet young Holly Silverstone, the girl who sees daisies turn to butterflies ... who dreams of places that she has never been to ... who is invited to study at the elusive and enchanting Highlands Academy of truth and excellence.
The voices will come, one-thousand and one, the voices will come. Fear is the key, fear to see. The voices will come, one-thousand and one, the voices will come.
As Holly took a sip of her tea and held the piece of paper between her fingers, veins of ink slowly crept across the paper. She wanted to drop it and scream ... yet a more powerful part of her made the fingers on her hands grasp the letter even tighter and her eyes open wider.
The ink seeped and whirled around, forming words;
We have a question for you, Holly.
Do you want to know how the daisies turned to butterflies?

The Review
WOW, Can I please live in Holly's new world, I would love to have a door like hers in my bedroom anyway enough of that, don't want any spoilers do we? I just love how the author has written this book it did jump a little bit in the beginning but then you get to know the characters quicker which was great, I really loved it, it helped the story to flow just like water down a stream, , I loved all the intricate details in each of the characters, the places they visited, the magic that was created, The author really did an excellent job, it was very well written, Holly the main character was your typical girl until she receives an invite to a very prestigious school, this would change her life forever.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wow what a adventure 29 Sept. 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
Firstly, thank you Jay Ellis for the amazing "gift" of Shadow & Voices; Holly Silverstone adventure, I absolutely loved it. To follow is my fair and unbiased opinion.

Oh my goodness what a entertaining adventure of a book!!!! Thank you so very much Author Jason Ellis for this amazing trip that allowed my mind to travel back to my younger days, where a child's mind was filled with imagination, and no fear of being scared to tackle an adventure....

Holly received a note, that she can only see, (this reminded me of invisible ink from when I was a kid) inviting her to attend Highlands Academy... a school for gifted children, one that schools them in their own particular gifts.
It teaches them about a "unseen" world; Obscura.

One of the teachers at Highlands Academy becomes her friend, Ovissa disappears one day and holly is bound and determined to find/save her no matter what the consequences are!!! Can Holly save Ovissa, using the detective skills she has learned from Ovissa? Will she be in time? I'm not going to say much more about the story, (others have done a fantastic summary).... But I must dy this, Holly's adventures are ones that I'm going to be following!!!

I need to see how far she will come with her schooling, how she uses her gifts, and heck ya, her next adventure :-D WELL DONE JASON ELLIS (Jay)

Although her adventures, I think are more for pre teen/YA, by no means don't get me wrong. This series isn't only for the younger generation, because I myself am WAY past my teenage years and I enjoyed it immensely!!!! *nods head, yes I did*

I eagerly await the next wild adventure of Holly... woot woot.

Recommend: YA (and pre teens)
Rating: 5/5 angel stars

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5.0 out of 5 stars Great adventure
Shadows & Voices is a great adventure with Holly, the main character. The beginning introduces a new world to the reader. Read more
Published on 18 Dec. 2012 by r.mcgeebuda
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing read!
I was gifted this book for review, and I truly enjoyed it.

Shadows and Voices starts off with the tale of with The Beast of the South-East. Read more
Published on 18 Dec. 2012 by Autumn Fallen Over Book Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars A must read for my daughters!
I received this book from the author for an honest review.

A refreshing fun story about mystery, magic and a little bit of homework too! I know my girls will love it! Read more
Published on 18 Dec. 2012 by HBurrows
5.0 out of 5 stars WOW
I was giving this book by the author on a read to review basis

I was gripped to this book as your never quite sure what way the story is going to turn, I would love to... Read more
Published on 31 July 2012 by Janie
5.0 out of 5 stars great book for young or old
this is a great book about things that go bump in the night,
has you laughing in places with Chelsea and her bedroom,
Holly a very brave girl
some of it reminds me... Read more
Published on 29 July 2012 by Kreative Kris
4.0 out of 5 stars Mystery, adventure and magic
I was given this book on a read to review basis.

The book is quite confusing in the beginning, with many different characters being introduced chapter by chapter, but as... Read more
Published on 15 July 2012 by Claire Taylor
5.0 out of 5 stars A quaint smorgish Borg of scary tales.....
I have to say that I went into reading this book with a little trepidation.....Not for the book or author, but because I sometimes can be a scardy cat, LOL.... Read more
Published on 15 July 2012 by De Ann Townes Jr.
5.0 out of 5 stars Really enjoyable read
I really enjoyed reading this book and found it hard to put down once I started reading it. I loved the story which I found very interesting. Read more
Published on 14 Jun. 2012 by vampirella1981
4.0 out of 5 stars Great YA fiction
Holly is your average girl about to start Comprehensive school until a mysterious letter arrives for an interview with the seemingly prestigious "Highlands Academy of Truth and... Read more
Published on 12 Jun. 2012 by nabalie
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