Vengeance never looked so beautiful…
Hayjen never believed in myths and nightmares until he came face to face with one. Captured and trapped on a slaver ship, life looks utterly grim. But when mutiny and danger arise, Hayjen is tossed into the ocean’s watery depths, where death stalks.
Vengeance is Lilja’s middle name. As pirate captain of the Sirenidae, she’s made it her life goal to destroy Scythia after what they’ve stolen from her. After one miscalculation, she finds herself cast into the sea with a man’s life in her hands. Despite her laws ringing in her mind, she saves him, exposing a secret she’s kept for years.
A secret that could destroy an entire race.
*This can be read as a standalone, or as part of the Aermian Feuds series.
*I received a copy of this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.
Physical or Ebook?
Have you ever read a book by this author before?
Young Adult Fantasy
If it’s a series, would you continue reading it?
This is a series, but I don’t think I’m going to continue it.
Who would you recommend this for?
Readers who enjoy siren/pirate books
While I did enjoy this book enough that I was amused for the 2 hours or so that it took me to read it, that’s about where it ends.
I was really juggling between rating this a 3 Star or a 2 Star book. The additional star is because I’m going to give this the benefit of the doubt and say that I would probably love this series if I wasn’t reading book 2.5 as the first book in the series.
(Mistake on my part for not realizing where this book landed in the series)
The only character I really liked was Mer. Everyone else just seemed like faceless names to add bulk to a story. Even the main characters were kind of meh. You didn’t learn a lot about Lilja other than the fact that she was beautiful and badass. Or, you were told she was badass.
On top of all the meh, there was also that pacing that was really, really strange. I don’t know if it’s an editing error or if the author was trying to do some sort of flash forward, flash back type thing, but one second Lilja is staring into the main guys eyes thinking she’s in trouble because his eyes are so blue (what?) and the next she’s being carried into his sisters house with a major head injury.
I have no freaking clue what happened. But if it’s some sort of time skip, at least give the readers some indication of whats happening. Thanks.
Until next time,