Difficult to finish. Jacquelyn Frank has created a great premise which is spoiled by a cold, selfish female lead whose only redeeming qualities remai..Show More »n physical strength and prowess, even at the conclusion. It is hard for this reader to accept Asia as the heroine in a romantic novel when every action, including the defense of her sister, is motivated by self-interest. And Chloe is the villainess? It's impossible to tell which character I disliked more.
Sadly, more promising characters, including Julian and Kenya with their strength of character and compassion, were not the focus of this first installment of a new series.
Hard to rate a novel where one element destroys all the positive aspects - great story, great narrator, great hero and interesting cast of minor characters. Jacquelyn Frank remains one of my favorite authors, but she missed the boat with this anti-heroine.
Jacquelyn Frank has written another great book in this series and Xe Sands does a great job of narrating it as well. There is no let down from the fi..Show More »rst book as so often happens with book series. The plot and sub-plots keep the action moving at a good pace. One of the things I liked best in this book is that some of the "Good Guys" in the first book are starting to show their true colors in this book. It will be interesting to see what happens to them in up coming books. The bad thing is now I have to wait for the next book.