Savage Souls

The Runes Universe #1

S. M. Boyce

Kindle Worlds, Apr 2017

Kindle, 100 pages, novella

Genre(s) Fantasy, Romance, Chick Lit

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Other books in this series: Destined Souls, Souls on Fire, Entangled Souls, Broken Souls, Splintered Souls, Forsaken Souls, Dark Souls, Stubborn Souls, Frozen Souls, Shattering Souls, Shattering Souls, Colliding Souls (multiple authors)

Synopsis:

There are two things 18-year-old Cadence Murphy is proud of: she is an amazing Witch with the healing magic of nature, and she can run a five-minute mile. There’s just one tiny problem: an ancient darkness in her blood is messing with her healing abilities. When some very powerful, cruel men want to destroy her for it, she must tempt fate itself to stop them.

Dishonorably discharged from the marines, 20-year-old Drew Richards uses his deadly skills to neutralize criminals and lowlifes… for a fee. So when a wealthy businessman offers half a million to kill some girl, Drew is more than willing—until he sees her, and his priorities change.

But the Norns, weavers of fate, have decided Drew is destined to kill Cadence. Can he resist his destiny? Suspenseful, romantic, and rich with chilling magic, Savage Souls captures the essence of forbidden love—and the consequences that come with it.

About the Author:

Author of unforgettable, magical, haunting stories that steal you away from the world. Specializes in adventure with a dash of mischief.

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~ Judi E. Easley for Blue Cat Review

My Review: ✰✰✰⭒

100 pages just don’t seem to be enough pages to do a story and characters justice. Somehow it seems to lack juice or something. It’s bare bones. This one did seem a bit on the lightweight side, but it was good. The pace was fast. It couldn’t be anything else. The characters were done well for the time the author had. The story line was pretty good, but it needed playing up, more magical drama and less hit man stuff.

We found out how he got thrown out of the Marine Corps. We found out about her family’s dark magic history and its ties to the mortal family that’s after her. She’s just made a miraculous recovery from a gunshot wound to the stomach that has the doctors shaking their heads. She is cleansed of the dark magic, has no ties to the past, and is an Immortal. He doesn’t remember her magic thanks to someone else’s magic. She’s 18 and he’s 20 and has been in combat. It was way too innocent a relationship. It needed a bit of steam between them. I know this author can write really well. Not that this wasn’t well written, but something makes me think she was limited in some way in writing this book. It’s part of a series in which each book is written by a different author. I’d really like to see what she would have made it if she’d written it without the constraints. I think it would have been a really great read!

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