Sky of Embers: The Fall of the Greek Gods by Nicholas Sharp

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Alone with no memories of his past, James finds himself befriended by a hunter and his wolf companion. The Black Order has taken James in and made him part of a team of hunters. James, Chase, and Ulf fight off enemies in epic battles of will, mystical powers, and enchanted ancient weaponry to keep humankind safe from supernatural beings who would destroy it. Along the way, James discovers a dark secret about himself as his memories return. (taken from Amazon)

                     This book was provided by the author, in exchange for my honest opinion. It’s available for purchase now.

First of all, I was excited to read a book with a unique twist on Greek mythology. For some reason, most mythology I’ve read this year has been Nordic so it was enjoyable to switch it up. Let me tell you, this is the most creative take on a mythos that I’ve read in a very long time.

Sometimes I find it difficult reading a main character who has no memories because I have a hard time finding that “window” into the world that a main character normally provides. However, it worked really well in this book. Because James didn’t remember much at all, the reader came by details of the world and story line naturally, without the dreaded “info dump”.

It was action-packed and a lot of fun. I don’t want to give away any of James’ secrets, but I didn’t expect many of them. This is an entertaining, unique read, and highly enjoyable.

Have you read this book? What did you think?

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