- File Size: 3533 KB
- Print Length: 347 pages
- Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
- Publisher: Shelly McGowan, LLC (August 15, 2016)
- Publication Date: August 15, 2016
- Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B01KITGBDC
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Lending: Enabled
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #502,662 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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This is a who-dunnit thriller and romance all rolled into one great story and it is all steeped in magic. There are body guards, investigators, healers, truth tellers, juries made up of council members, and the only requirement that they all have in common is that they are all part of an exclusive world-wide community of magic.
Some magical powers can be present at birth, while other much stronger powers can be inherited upon the death of a member of the family. Regardless of where their magic comes from if they do not handle it responsibly they risk either having their powers stripped from them or being terminated. The councils and individuals completely police themselves from within. The author takes the reader on a true adventure, explaining clearly the twists and turns of sorcery. The strongest members in the closed society can be powerful in one element or all four elements, wind, rain, earth and fire.
The story begins with the passing of Shay Mallory's beloved Nanna, her grandmother. Nanna had been a powerful sorceress and a high ranking council member. Until her death, Shay knew nothing about magic but immediately when her Nanna dies Shay gets all her powers at once. Not knowing what is happening, they completely overwhelm her. Before she has time to understand anything happening to her, her grandmother's sorceress friends descend on her to help. Shay is suddenly communicating with some of them in her head, and every time she touches a wall or a grounded chair or table, her house talks to her and tries to guide her. Shay learns quickly that when she becomes emotional or angry, things start to happen, like the house walls begin to tremble, or furniture starts to levitate.
As family and friends arrive to grieve with her over the loss of her precious Nanna, one of her grandmother's closest friends brings along her grandson, Pierce Gresham. He is an extremely powerful sorcerer and she has supposedly been engaged to him for years, although she had never met him. He more or less moves in with Shay but she is careless with some of her magic and he ups and leaves. Devastated, Shay begins to concentrate on learning her powers and skills.
When it is determined that her grandmother did not just die of old age, but was in fact murdered by magic, Shay's training to control her powers ramps up even more. With the house showing her what transpired in the past, she watches the family bodies start to mount. Her Nanna, her father, her father's sister were all killed by magic.
The only regret I have about this book is that apparently it is the first book by this author. I honestly did not want it to end. I hope she will continue writing, and writing fast, because I so want to read more from her. What a great debut book!
Great villains and twists and turns keep your eyes on the page as the book turns.
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Definitely worth the read..really enjoyed the magic and descriptions of it
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