The Perilous Prophecy of Guard and Goddess
The Goddess In the beginning, there were lovers: a winged deity of power and light, and a queen of grace and beauty. Phoenix was murdered, his beloved stolen away to the Whisper-world. But their passion inspired the Muses. Through great sacrifice, it could live again.The Guard There are always... show more
The Goddess In the beginning, there were lovers: a winged deity of power and light, and a queen of grace and beauty. Phoenix was murdered, his beloved stolen away to the Whisper-world. But their passion inspired the Muses. Through great sacrifice, it could live again.The Guard There are always six, mortal hosts for the divine. Battling spirits through the ages, they defy Darkness, Lord of the Dead. In 1867, a shadow rises. The tide turns against them, and all hope falls on a child of prophecy, an eerie, snow-white girl yet to be born. But her path must be cleared. A Great War is coming, and song, wind and stars whisper that the eighteen-year-old Beatrice Smith must give everything to prepare.
Publish date: May 2nd 2011
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Paranormal Romance
, Historical Romance
Series: Strangely Beautiful .5 (#3)
This was...interesting. Strange, but interesting. There seems to be some confusion as to where this series belongs. I don't know that I'd call it romance - although there is romance, the Grand Work seems to be central to everything - but the first books in the series are labeled as such. Maybe h...
Even though this is actually listed as #3 in the Strangely Beautiful tales, the story is a prequel to the first 2 books, The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker and The Darkly Luminous Fight for Persephone Parker (Strangely Beautiful). I reviewed both of them HERE. In a strange way, I do t...
The ending was a lot better than the beginning, but the book felt like it had no real purpose. And there were a lot of annoying characters.