[In Search of Gods and Heroes] E–pub × Sammy H.K. Smith

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summary In Search of Gods and Heroes ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Buried in the scriptures of Ibea lies a story of rivalry betrayal stolen love and the bitter division of the gods into two factions This rift forced the lesser deities to pledge their divine loyalty either to the shining Eternal Kingdom or the darkness of the UnderworldWhen a demon sneaks into the mortal world and murders an innocent girl to get to her sister Chaeli all pretence of peace between the gods is shattered For Chaeli is no ordinary mortal she is a demi goddess in hiding for c. I was lucky enough to have a glimpse of this novel a few years back on a writing website and enjoyed it even then Naturally it has since progressed and matured into the fantastic end product that was a joy to readIn Search of Gods and Heroes is a coming of age tale where Chaeli the protagonist is thrust into a world of deities demons fae and magic following the death of her sister by the hands of a sinister demon Running from her old life she gains the aid of a former Underworld assassin his healing sister a guardian of the Eternal Kingdom and his fae sidekick come best friend I won t spoil the book for those who haven t read yet but as Chaeli begins to discover that she is far from the normal girl she though that she was the importance of her existence is unravelled thread by thread Soon Gods are breaking oaths and walking amongst mortals for their masters their familiars jostling for favour all because of this mysterious young woman within whom lies a power once dormant and dark Smith is clearly inspired by Greek mythology and this story pays homage to those tales of Gods and monsters that also pulled me into reading and writing fantasy when I was a childTo be honest even though I d read part of this book a few years ago I had a some reservations before picking up the finished article Firstly high fantasy books for me are very hit or miss I either love them or hate them Very few ever lay across the fence Also young adult novels have a tendency to wind me up the wrong way Whether it s the obligatory love triangles or the lack of depth I sometimes struggle to enjoy them Finally the female protagonist I don t know why call me sexist if you will but I have an issue relating with and enjoying novels where a female is the protagonist It is however a testament to Mrs Smith s work that I found myself wanting to read and stretching out my lunch breaks to sueeze in as many pages as possible All of my worries regarding the novel were uickly snuffed out and I found myself very involved in the story cursing at Chaeli for making in my opinion the wrong decisions not that I can blame her for getting into that caravan of whores bewitched or not at Nathan for his over compensating bravado and Adley for getting too close to Chaeli and not trying hard enough not to fall in for her bloody moron You knew what you were doingThese characters pulled me through a world that lives and breathes and everything I learned about it seemed to have significance within the main story arc Smith has done a fantastic job of building an animated world that invited me in from the beginning from the blood sports to the cities steeped in history and their varying castes every detail enriched the experienced adding layers of depth that I found missing from other debut novelsThe only downside I found to this book was the ending in that there was no real culmination of the party s actions Granted this is book one of the series so I understand that not everything can be wrapped up yet but I feel that an end objective for Chaeli was missing Take Lord of the Rings for example the ring wasn t destroyed at the end of Fellowship of the Ring but we knew what the ring bearer s end goal was and the road he would be forced to travel by The Council of Elrond just over halfway into the book I would have liked some kind of revelation at the end of book one to give me a hint at least as to what was to come in following instalments an insight as to what may be asked of Chaeli in her futureIn Search of Gods and Heroes is a fantastic and engaging debut novel that urged me to keep reading It is a very promising start to a series with fantastic potential I have every faith that this is the start of a long and successful writing career for Smith Warrior of the Egyptian Kingdom of Ibea lies a story Manslaughter and Other Tears of rivalry betrayal stolen love and the bitter division The Enemy Inside of the gods into two factions This rift forced the lesser deities to pledge their divine loyalty either to the shining Eternal Kingdom A Matter of Perception or the darkness Invasion of Kzarch of the UnderworldWhen a demon sneaks into the mortal world and murders an innocent girl to get to her sister Chaeli all pretence Vidas paralelas of peace between the gods is shattered For Chaeli is no Because the Night ordinary mortal she is a demi goddess in hiding for c. 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summary In Search of Gods and Heroes ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Dissolute Prince Dal; and gentle seer Hana – all become entwined The gods will once walk the mortal plane spreading love luck disease and despair as they prepare for the final inevitable battleIn Search of Gods and Heroes Book One of Children of Nalowyn is a true epic of sweeping proportions which becomes progressively darker as the baser side of human nature is explored the failings and ambitions of the gods is revealed and lines between sensuality and sadism love and lust are blurre. A brilliant first book in the series and definitely worth a readI admit it took me a little while to get into this book hence the four stars Chaeli didn t immediately grab me as a character and I struggled to get started However by the time Sheiva got on the scene I was hooked I love that cat and Anya s story really grabbed me The writing is engaging and the world is fabulous the political intrigues between the various different factions are well played the darker characters are particularly interesting Metlina is probably my favourite so far and the different places are brought to life uickly and easily I am eagerly awaiting the next book to find out what happens The Essential Mrs. Humphry Ward Collection (28 books) once walk the mortal plane spreading love luck disease and despair as they prepare for the final inevitable battleIn Search Nonfiction Outline of Gods and Heroes Book One Strangers and Kin The American Way of Adoption of Children Teresa (European Classics) of Nalowyn is a true epic William & Lucy of sweeping proportions which becomes progressively darker as the baser side Running out of Time of human nature is explored the failings and ambitions Kicks Like a Girl of the gods is revealed and lines between sensuality and sadism love and lust are blurre. A brilliant first book in the series and definitely worth a readI admit it took me a little while to get into this book hence the four stars Chaeli didn t immediately grab me as a character and I struggled to get started However by the time Sheiva got Titus (Luna Lodge, #2) on the scene I was hooked I love that cat and Anya s story really grabbed me The writing is engaging and the world is fabulous the political intrigues between the various different factions are well played the darker characters are particularly interesting Metlina is probably my favourite so far and the different places are brought to life uickly and easily I am eagerly awaiting the next book to find Pick of the Litter out what happens

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summary In Search of Gods and Heroes ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Enturies even from herself But there are two divine brothers who may have fathered her and the fate of Ibea rests on the source of her bloodChaeli embarks on a journey that tests her heart her courage and her humanity Her only guides are a man who died a thousand years ago in the Dragon Wars a former assassin for the Underworld and a changeling who prefers the form of a catThe lives of many others – the hideously scarred Anya and her gaoler; the enigmatic and cruel Captain Kerne; the. When a demon forces his way into Chaeli s home and kills her sister Chaeli is thrown into a new world where nothing is as it first appears A world where living gods stalk the land playing out their games of spite and malice where alliances are uncertain and shifting and where her own mysterious heritage makes her a pawn in a deadly game of good vs evil Can she trust an Underworld assassin a dead man or a changeling who prefers the form of a catSammy HK Smith s debut novel is a tightly paced coming of age story set in a world where the living gods bicker and play politics just like earthly men Ibea is a richly characterised world full of broken seers scarred herbalists mysterious librarians spies and counter spies Everyone including the gods plays to their own agenda and the way Smith has weaved deception and counter deception is skillful The reader is never sure who to trust even Chaeli or the innocent seer Hanna or uiet scarred Anya have their own secrets and desires that may set them at odds with both their companions and sometimes with themselves And because of this conflict the story heads towards some dark places as it twists and tangles In some places it s unsettling Captain Kerne s abuse of both Anya and Hanna is disturbing but although the story is bleak it s not without hope Guardian Adley is pure of heart a beacon of good in a dark world as is conflicted Nathan who struggles to do the right thing by and for ChaeliIt s a shame there hasn t yet been a seuel published as the story is left on a number of cliffhangers and with plenty of uestions left open Recommended for those who like their fantasy on the dark side


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  • Paperback
  • 420
  • In Search of Gods and Heroes
  • Sammy H.K. Smith
  • English
  • 09 July 2019
  • 9781909845336