Book Review: Muse (Descended from Myth: Book One)

muse_promo

 

Synopsis of Muse (Descended from Myth: Book One)

Brotherhood of the Guardians has existed for thousands of years to serve a single purpose: the protection of Talents, the mortal descendants of the original nine Muses.

Twenty-one year-old Daniel Lyoncourt has trained his entire life to join the Guardians. Daniel is prepared to risk his life in order to keep his Talent safe, but when he’s assigned to nineteen year-old Anna Saint-James, he discovers that his life isn’t the only thing he could lose. Anna has no idea how special she is and knows nothing about her abilities. He must teach her to control her gifts, keep her safe, and hope that he can find a place in her life as something more than just her bodyguard.

All power comes at a price. Like all Talents, Anna must one day make a choice: lose all of her powers, or ascend to a higher plane, leaving behind everyone she loves

Review By Katie McKnight

I received this book in exchange for an honest review. Daniel Lyoncourt trained his whole life to join the Guardians. At the same time, he promises himself not to place the Talent he’ll represent before his family. His father placed his Talent before the family, causing his mother to suffer a great deal of pain.

His promises die the moment he lays his eyes on Anna Saint-James. Not only is she beautiful, she is not aware of her abilities. Daniel promises to protect and teacher her at the same time. He also hopes their professional friendship will grow into a romantic relationship.

I understand Daniel’s feelings toward Anna, because I experienced the same feelings the moment I started reading Muse. The characters drew me in from the beginning. While the plot was fast-paced and compelling, I forced myself to read slowly so I could savor every word. I was sad to lose these characters when I read the last page and look forward to Book 2.

Links to Purchase Muse (Descended from Myth: Book One) by Erin McFadden

AMAZON: http://www.amazon.com/Muse-Descended-Myth-Erin-McFadden-ebook/dp/B00E3E8SCQ/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1385431677&sr=1-1&keywords=muse+descended+from+myth

DIESEL: http://www.diesel-ebooks.com/item/SW00000374831/McFadden-Erin-Muse-Descended-from-Myth-Book-One/1.html

APPLE/ITUNES: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/x/id743283059

BARNES AND NOBLE: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/muse-erin-mcfadden/1117391087?ean=2940045413619&itm=1&usri=2940045413619

SMASHWORDS: http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/374831

Author Erin McFadden has a special gift for readers. This week you can purchase Muse (Descended from Myth: Book One)  for .99 cents. This sale won’t last long, get your copy today.

Erin McFadden, Author of Muse

Join us tomorrow to learn more about Erin.  She discusses the background of Muse and other projects she’s working on.  You’ll also learn the meaning behind this quote: “This is the way the world ends/ Not with a bang but a whimper”.  Erin’s interview will publish on http://www.farmingdale.patch.com on May 15, 2014.

*******

Would you like to step into the Author Spotlight with Katie McKnight?  Visit me on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/Katiemcknightauthorpage or through my website – http://www.katie-mcknight-author.com.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s