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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

[Review & Giveaway] Metamorphosis (The Immortal Archives #2) by Devon Ashley


About the Book:  Change is not always a good thing...

Some survived the battle – but not without a price. As one heart starts up again, another dies down. The pure vampires learn their immortality isn't as strong as they'd thought – the status of their hearts determines their vulnerability. And when the truth gets out, a betrayal by one of their own will cost more lives.

New Adult Urban Fantasy

Official Book Page: http://devonashleywrites.blogspot.com



My Review:  I am a HUGE fan of Devon Ashley's books.  What's not to love?  Metamorphosis is the second book in the Immortal Archives series.  It picks up where Ordained left off, and is a stronger, better book than the first.  If you liked Ordained, you are in for a treat in this second installment.  The plot pacing is just right, with enough action to keep you turning the page.  You can tell Devon put a lot into this book.  There are so many twists, and some shocking betrayls.  It really keeps you guessing.  I love that in a book.  Nothing irks me more than knowing what is going to happen a few chapters in.  Devon's books are different from a lot of stories out there.  The ideas are fresh, and not overplayed.

I was really excited that Emily played a bigger role in this book, and we get to learn more about her character.  I really liked her in the last book.  In Metamorphosis, Emily is going through her transformation.  Abby and Noel are there to help her at first.  Then in light of a situation that I won't describe here, Emily is stuck trying to figure things out on her own.  She really grows a lot as a character and has some hard experiences.  Through it all, Emily is caring and loyal, and I dig that about her.

I really can't say much about what is going on with Abby and Noel without giving away some major plot elements - but boy, you'll be surprised by everything they're going through.  I can't wait for the next book in the series so that I can see how everything plays out.

Along with the ebook & Lush* giveaway that Devon is giving away (below) she has also reduced the price of Ordained to 99 cents and Metamorphasis to $1.99 for the length of the tour.

*If you don't know what Lush is, check them out, quick! Before the tour is over.  You really don't want to miss out on this giveaway.  Lush is amazing.  My favorite second only to books.  Devon Ashley is a huge fan too.  So, yeah, go check out www.lush.com and enter the giveaway to win a gift card for Lush and a copy of Metamorphasis.  You can't beat relaxing in a bath with a Lush bath bomb while reading a good book.


About the Author:

Devon Ashley was born in Huntington Beach but has spent most of her life residing in Texas. She spends a great deal of her time taking care of her husband and son but always seems to find time to write, knit and create unique decorative pieces. She particularly likes to write Urban Fantasy and Paranormal Romance.

To learn more about some of her writing or follow her CRAZY DREAM BLOG check out her website at http://devonashleywrites.blogspot.com/

She has also recently started a design blog called The Stray Duck at http://thestrayduck.blogspot.com/

Interesting Fact: Devon Ashley shares her birthday with her favorite author, Jane Austen.

Giveaway:

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4 comments:

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Jenea Whittington said...

Great review. I am going to have to look into this series...

Jenea @ Books Live Forever

bn100 said...

Nice review about the characters.

Merry said...

What a tantalizing review! Thanks for sharing enough to interest but not getting into spoilers.

 
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