Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Fall of Sky City Book Review and Giveaway


Fall of Sky CityFall of Sky City

Genre: New Adult Fantasy, Steampunk Adventure In a world governed by the opposing forces of the mystical House of Tarot and the tribal Great Families, Synn is caught in the crossfire. He witnesses the slaughter of innocent people, and the devastating murder of his father. This act awakens his Mark of power, a Mark greater than any the world has seen in a very long time. Queen Nix thought she won a great prize when she destroyed Synn’s father, the leader of the strongest Great Families. She had no idea she’d be doubly blessed by capturing his son. However, before Synn can become her treasured weapon, before she can use him to bring the rest of the world to its knees, she must break him and bind his soul to hers. She does her job with brutal brilliance. Synn’s mind is broken and his soul is seared to hers in an unbreakable bond. That doesn’t stop him from wanting to be free. She may have broken his mind and claimed his soul, but he will find a way to destroy her. Experience a world of ships that sail the clouds and cites buried beneath the ocean, and survive the fiery battle brought forth by those who control the forces of nature!
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My Review

I received a free copy of this novel in exchange for my honest review.  Synn El’Asim is caught in the middle of a war.  In an effort to save his best friend’s family, Synn and his father are captured.  Synn watches as Nix has his father burned to death.  When it’s his turn, his rage causes his mark to come forth.  Unfortunately, Nix now wants him as her pet because his mark is the most powerful they have ever seen.  Nix is relentless and cruel; Synn gives in to be free of her not knowing the price he has just paid to the devil.  Will he have the strength to break the bond?  Will he be able to escape?

I was completely taken aback by this book.  It drew me in from the very beginning with all of the action taking place.  The descriptions were so vivid, that I felt I was visiting a secret place every time I opened the book.  My favorite character would probably be Keeley, because she had the power to heal, I found that really cool.  Synn becomes a strong main character enduring all, and fighting for his people.  Nix, well Nix was evil to the core, she only knew what she wanted and took it.   I was transfixed by this book from start to finish; this is one of those great sci-fi novels that you’ll want to read again and again!

About Author SM Blooding

SM Blooding lives in Colorado with her pet rock, Rockie, Ms. Bird, the Chicken and SistaPITA. It's quite the zoo. She’s taken a break from the piano, which Ms, Bird is quite happy about, and now knows more than one word in Arabic. Basically, she can say hello, good-bye, give it to me, and hurry up! She’s dated vampires, werewolves, sorcerers, weapons smugglers and US Government assassins. Yes. She has stories.  

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