Title: The Shadow Curse
Series: The Guardians of Altana
Author’s Name: Kala Merseal
Genre: High Fantasy
Page Count: 357 Pages
Author or Book Website: Author Kala Merseal – High and Urban Fantasy
Link to Amazon purchase page: The Shadow Curse (The Guardians of Altana): Merseal, Kala: Amazon.com: Books
Link to Goodreads: The Shadow Curse (The Guardians of Altana #1) by Kala Merseal | Goodreads
Release Date: N/A
How I Got the Book: Review Copy
Summary of the Book:
A dark entity wants her soul.
When demons attack her kingdom, elven princess Ara Zypherus is forced to flee her palace with a band of her father’s most trusted soldiers. In that one night, she loses everything she loves.
All that remains of her previous life is her father’s commander, Raethin Corvus. Handsome but irritating, Ara must figure out a way to get along with Raethin, or risk losing the last thing she has—her life.
To escape the demonic scourge that hunts them, Ara and Raethin venture into the Rakevan Forest to find the legendary druids and their guardian. With their help, they may just survive.
As truths are revealed, Ara discovers that she plays a central role to the battle against the chaotic being known as the Void King. The gods have meddled far too long in the mortal’s affairs, and together with Raethin and their companions, Ara must find a way to stop the Void King before he tears the realms apart.
My Personal Review: I received a copy of this book for a fair and honest review. I was ready to know how this book went, but I was wrong but Ara was not the character I thought she would be. She was a lot deeper and brave to save her people. The world was beautifully created and I felt like I was there walking among the characters. I know this is only the first book in this series but it has drawn me and made me want to see how the rest of the journey turns out.
My Rating of the Book: 4 Stars