Author: Michele Barrow-Belisle
Review Rating: 5 stars
Reviewed by: Shakera
While I thought the book started off a bit slow, it was interesting to see more of Lorelei’s world and her friends. I have to say, the plot blew me away. I don’t usually have high hopes for sequels, but this book exceeded my expectations by far! The character developments as well as the world building left me speechless. Ms. Barrow-Belisle has created characters that are easy to love and hate… sometimes at the same time! I shouldn’t love Zanthiel, but I do! It is hard at times to tell if he is the bad guy, but I can’t help but root for him. I adore Adrius, but there were moments where he seemed a bit too controlling for my taste. While I know he has Lorelei’s best interest at heart, I felt she should have been able to make her own decisions as he gave her guidance. I will say, while I like Lorelei as a character… she drives me crazy sometimes. At the same time, she is learning so much about herself and what she is capable of; which makes it easy to forgive some of the decisions she does make. (I’m secretly hoping for a romance between Lorelei and Zanthiel!)
This was well done and thought out! I can’t wait for book 3!