My Ratings: 4 out of 5 stars
Genre: Fantasy, Mythology
I loved this book! It’s a mixture of Greek myths, all in chronological order.
The births, prophecies, betrothal, alliances and betrayals leading upto a war, it is all so wonderfully woven into this tale. You see so many familiar faces (for all you fans of Greek myths), the Greek Gods (whom I found extremely cruel but that’s just the way they were) playing their games, using humans as pawns and being merciless as they always are.
Cassandra, Clymentra, King Priam, Paris, Helen, Achilles, the nymphs, oracles, pegasus, kings, there is nothing missing. The story has a steady pace, it’s captivating and I didn’t lose interest even once. There is action and the kingly romance, show of power, games of Gods. It was all so well-written that even with so many characters and stories intertwining, I never once felt confused or left behind.
The author really has a talent for story-telling as I felt so connected with the characters and found myself immersed in the story.
I’m really looking forward to the second book now.
About the Author:
Janell always had her nose in a book, reading by flashlight when it was “lights out” time. Her love of reading turned to a curiosity about writing. She now writes in all the spare moments she can squeeze out of a day. She also writes historical fiction and fantasy with romantic spice for good measure. Janell adores Mythology and Fantasy. Anything magical. And dragons. And gargoyles. She currently lives in CA.