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She killed his father.

She imprisoned and beat him.

And now she thinks he’s her trophy.

Synn El’Asim will do almost anything to prove her wrong. But he’s only proving her right.

Queen Nix awakened his Mark of power and inducted him into the House of Wands. She knew what she was doing. The son of the two most powerful Families standing against her is the ultimate prize.

What she didn’t take into consideration was that maybe he was too strong for her. Maybe.

The Families aren’t. They’ve been weakened, and it’ll take a lot more than one young man with a powerful Mark to take on the Hands of Tarot.

SM Blooding is a new author to me, but this is definitely not the last book I'll read by her. Synn El'Asim is a powerful character--the reader sees him grow from a young man who has not yet come into his power to a strong man who is courageous enough to fight for what he believes in--his family and his people.

The world building Ms. Blooding does is nothing short of remarkable. A world composed of flying ships, ice worlds, danger, and intrigue.

I look forward to reading the next installment in the series to see how Ms. Blooding plans to get Synn out of the predicament she leaves him in. Nice cliffhanger!

About the Author:SM Blooding lives in Colorado with her pet rock, Rockie,and their new addition, Mr. Bird, who’s a real bird. She likes to hike the beautiful Rocky Mountains, and is learning to play the piano and guitar. Currently, she’s trying to MURDER them both. Friends call her Frankie.

She’s dated vampires, werewolves, sorcerers, weapons smugglers and US Government assassins. Yes. She has stories.

She’s also an investigator with a local paranormal investigation group, Colorado Paranormal Rescue!

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  1. Thank you for hosting today.

  2. Thank you so much for your review!! I really appreciate it and I'm glad you liked it! EEEKKK!! Book 2 draft 1 is done! It's time to edit, but the story is so good! I can't wait to hear what you think of it.

  3. bn1002:52 AM

    Very nice review.



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