He wasn't looking for love. He only wanted to prove he was worthy of being a king's son. Adventurer Theseus had dreamed of meeting his father, King Aegeus. As Theseus journeys to Athens, he meets his match in strength along the way. But is it the will of a beautiful young princess that puts this strong young man finally at his mercy? Or will he be able to conquer the princess's heart? She had settled for a life of unhappiness and believed a man who would love her for herself was only in her dreams. Princess Ari has followed her father's dictates all her life. On her way to meet her bridegroom, she is attacked. Saved by a handsome adventurer, Theseus, she tempts fate and follows him on his journey to Athens. Being with Theseus opens up a whole new world of opportunity for her. But will she allow her heart or loyal duty choose her life for her?
©2012 Victoria Pinder (P)2012 Victoria Pinder
The dialogue had a modern feel to it that made the story sound fresh and the time period and characters relatable. Details like the fastening of sandals and togas, gently reminded me this was a different time, but the characters drew me in and I took this journey with them.
I loved studying mythology in school and even own a copy of Edith Hamilton's 'Mythology' book so I had to read this book. I wasn't disappointed. Lots of references to familiar names. Hope there are more stories to come in this world.
This is the first time I've heard this narrator, but she sounded like Ari to me and overall did a great job telling the story.
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