Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Chronicles of Steele Review

Chronicles of Steele: Raven: The Complete Story

by Pauline Creeden
Genre: YA Steampunk, YA Sci Fi

Blurb: Human life has value. 
The poor living in the gutter are as valuable as the rich living in a manor.
The scoundrel is no less valuable than the saint.
Because of this, every life a reaper takes must be redeemed.

Raven has lived by this first tenet since she was trained by her father to become a reaper. But since his death, she’s been spending years redeeming the lives she’s taken. By her count, she’s even and it’s time for that life to end. If she settles down and becomes a wife, she might just feel human again. But on the way to the life she thinks she wants, the baron of New Haven asks her to complete a task which she cannot ignore… Just when Raven decides to give up on her life as an assassin, she’s pulled right back in.

My Review:

I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

WOW! That is all i can say. This book was so amazing, I read non stop for hours! Literally growled when anyone interupted me!

Raven was raised as a Reaper, (not anything like the grim reaper just fyi). Reapers were once soldiers of the king and they are the best of the best. Reapers must save a life to redeem each life they take, on this quest Raven saves the young duke and future heir to the kingdom. This sends them both on a long and twisted path that I never expected. You meet castle soldiers, good witches, bad witches, and all kinds of things in between!

I never knew what was going to happen next, the twists just kept coming and I was glued to the pages. I recommend this series to any YA lvoer!

Very well written, no details missed and a fascinating plot! Perfect story!

5 Flaming Hair Dudes

Author Bio: Pauline Creeden is an award-winning author, horse trainer, and overall book ninja. She becomes the main character in each of her stories, and because she has ADD, she will get bored if she pretends to be one person for too long.

Armored Hearts, her joint effort with author Melissa Turner Lee, has been awarded the Crowned Heart for Excellence by InDtale Magazine. It is also the 2013 Book Junkie's Choice Winner in Historical Fiction. Her debut novel, Sanctuary, won 1st Place Christian YA Title 2013 Dante Rosetti Award and 2014 Reader's Choice Gold Award for Best YA Horror Novel.
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