Thursday, August 26, 2010

Sins of the Heart Review


Half human, half god. Dagan Kryal is the Underworld's most powerful soul reaper. When one of his brothers is murdered, Dagan must use every ounce of his power to hunt down those responsible for his brutal death. But he must move swiftly -- and carefully -- if he's to have any chance of resurrecting his brother.

Yet that ressurection could wreak havoc on the mortal world. As an Otherkin, Roxy Tam has sworn to protect the human race, and it's her mission to stop Dagan. But when she sees him fact-to-face, she realizes that she has seen him once before-- a meeting that changed her life forever.

Neither Dagan nor Roxy expect to join forces for the sake of mankind. Or to have their loyalities tested as they struggled against the potent desire that threatens to consume them both...

Sins of the Heart differed from your usual, run-of-the-mills paranormals. Are you expecting vampires? Forget it. Are you expecting werewolves? Nada, this book does not contain that which made the plot and story so much more refreshing in an Alexis Morgan type of way (since I love Alexis Morgan’s Paladin books, that is a high compliment.)

Egyptian themed especially the pantheon used (Sutekh, Osiris, and Aset). We have an interesting cast of characters. We have a soul reaper (that just sounds so damn interesting doesn’t it, his job is like the name implied) who is a little more.

His match is an independent, snarky, kick-ass heroine who can clearly hold her own - a woman who is slowly fitting the pieces of herself, discovering what she truly is. Together, the two make an awesome pair.

Silver ended the book with part of the large puzzle solved but a large gap remained. Not one would call a cliff hanger, but anticipating the next book to glean more pieces to the puzzle, and the pawns and players involved.

Eve Silvers to me never disappoints from her paranormals to her gothic historicals.