Divine Beginnings (Divine Series) [NOOK Book]

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Go back in time, fifty years before the events of New York Times bestselling author P.C. Cast's Partholon books...

Something isn't right at Guardian Castle, and Aine can't figure out what. As Healer, she's supposed to be making things better, but there's a darkness that can't be brightened. And then Aine finds an injured Fomorian--winged, dark, blood-thirsty and inherently evil. Or is he? Because there's something about Tegan that Aine can't resist...and once they've shared ...

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Overview

"

Go back in time, fifty years before the events of New York Times bestselling author P.C. Cast's Partholon books...

Something isn't right at Guardian Castle, and Aine can't figure out what. As Healer, she's supposed to be making things better, but there's a darkness that can't be brightened. And then Aine finds an injured Fomorian--winged, dark, blood-thirsty and inherently evil. Or is he? Because there's something about Tegan that Aine can't resist...and once they've shared blood, Aine realizes that everything she's always believed is going to be cast aside....

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781426845376
  • Publisher: Harlequin
  • Publication date: 10/1/2009
  • Series: Divine Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 67,116
  • File size: 147 KB

Meet the Author



P.C. Cast was born in Illinois and grew up being shuttled back and forth between there and Oklahoma, which is where she fell in love with quarter horses and mythology (at about the same time). She could ride before she could walk, and she read every horse story she could get her hands on until her father introduced her to The Lord of the Rings when she was about ten years old. She went from that to Anne McCaffrey's Pern-and was hooked on fantasy for life.

Five days after graduating from high school, she joined the United States Air Force, which is where she began speaking professionally. After her tours with the USAF, Ms. Cast attended college as a literature major with a secondary education minor.

Her first novel, Goddess by Mistake, was published by a small press in 2001. Thoroughly shocking the author, it won a Prism, a Holt Medallion and a Laurel Wreath, and was a finalist for the National Readers' Choice Award. Since then Ms. Cast has gone on to win numerous writing awards. Ms. Cast is thrilled that with her Parthalon series for LUNA Books she has been given the opportunity to continue the world she created in her first book.

P.C. Cast lives and teaches in Oklahoma with her fabulous daughter, her spoiled cat and her Scotties--better known as the Scottinators. The daughter attends college. The cat refuses higher education. The Scottinators are as yet undecided about their future.
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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted January 16, 2010

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    Hmmm...

    Although I found this book pretty good, I'm upset with a few things. I ordered this on the Nook (didn't know it was a short story/prequel book). The story seemed a little rushed and on the Nook, a few pages weren't even complete. If you're going to put a book in e-reader form, the least you can do is have all the pages completed. I do, however, really want to read the actual series but I would have liked Aine and Tegan's story to be longer (to actually get to know the characters and fall in love with them). Hopefully, they're in the other books. I don't think it's an unnecessary prequel, as another reviewer mentioned, but I wish I had known it was a prequel before buying it.

    15 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 5, 2010

    Unnecessary prequel

    This book was really short. Also, the storyline contradicts at least one major aspect of the main Partholon series in terms of the origins of the vase.

    ***** SPOILER ALERT!!!*****

    If the two protagonists in this prequel were sent by Epona to bring the vase back to Oklahoma to await her Chosen, then why the heck did Bres need to pave the way for Rhiannon by bringing this vase into Oklahoma?? In short, this prequel was pretty unnecessary and did not fill in any blanks. It doesn't say anything about what happened as a result of the female protagonist's warning to Guardian Castle either at the end of the book.

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 4, 2012

    Wonderful

    I found this series by accident... I am in love with this story! I now own 17 P.C Cast/ Kristen Cast books. The Partholon series is amazing and I fell in love with Clanfintyn immeditaly! If you love this series you should read PC's Goddess Summoning Series.... Also a fantastic series!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 26, 2011

    Wow

    Explains how it all started and i enjoy the way it is written.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 11, 2012

    Recommended

    Anything by Cast is good, this one didn't disapoint me.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 4, 2012

    Nice prequel...but

    Overall a nice prequel to the divine series, but word of warning well under 100 pages. Really wish she had expanded on the storyline a little more, there was definitely room to. Still was a good short read.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 3, 2012

    Recommend

    Good beach or lazy day read!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 13, 2012

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    Good book

    Good book

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 5, 2012

    LOVE The fantasy!!!!

    How could you not?!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 1, 2012

    Length

    How many pages is this book? I love p.c. Cast but don't really care for a 20 page story or something.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2011

    Awesome

    An excellent start to an excellent series

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 14, 2011

    House of night series

    The description sounds like something that happened in her other series house of night the same thing happened with raven mocker rephiam and red vampyre prietess stevie rae a highly recommend ed seried

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 1, 2011

    Short

    I liked the book, could not put it down

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 20, 2010

    i liked it

    its not as great as the other three divine books, but it does explain some things.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 27, 2010

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    Good but disappointing

    This was my first P.C. Cast book. I was unaware that it was a novella type story. The storyline captured my attention enough for me to read and finish this before I went to bed last night but I was disappointed that Tegan and Aine were not developed further. I found their relationship interesting so the end was bitter sweet. I'm not a big fan of explicit sex scenes when reading and hate it when authors turn to writing them as filler so I was relieved to find that Cast just merely touches on a scene and then moves on with the story line. Overall, it was a good read but I'm not sure I will continue reading this particular series of hers.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 18, 2014

    Everyone has different likes and dislikes. Having said that this

    Everyone has different likes and dislikes. Having said that this book did not capture my attention as i would have like it to, i got bored very easily and found it hard to keep reading.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 7, 2013

    Bjorn

    Its ok

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2013

    Awesome

    Love this book...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2013

    LOVE THE DEVINE, Goddess Summoning and of coarse House of Night

    Does anyone know if she will write anymore more books in the Devine Series or the Goddess Summoning Series?

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