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Bound by Prophecy
     

Bound by Prophecy

3.7 33
by Melissa Wright
 

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Twenty-two-year-old Aern is done watching his brother destroy the only thing that matters. He never wanted to take Morgan’s place among council, never wanted to rule their hidden world. But when the key to the prophecy is found, a young girl named Brianna whom Morgan will destroy, Aern knows he has to take action.
What he really wants, is for things to go

Overview

Twenty-two-year-old Aern is done watching his brother destroy the only thing that matters. He never wanted to take Morgan’s place among council, never wanted to rule their hidden world. But when the key to the prophecy is found, a young girl named Brianna whom Morgan will destroy, Aern knows he has to take action.
What he really wants, is for things to go back to normal. But now he’s kidnapped a girl, and his brother’s men are after him. His only hope is to join with the Division, but they have plans of their own, and it’s the last thing Aern is willing to do.
Emily just wants her sister back. She doesn't care about the prophecy, or realize what’s at stake. But when she goes after Aern, the truth of the matter uncoils, and Brianna isn't the only one who’s in danger.
Suddenly, they’re at the center of a secret war, and unless they can work together, they’ll both have a sacrifice too big to make.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940044480544
Publisher:
Melissa Wright
Publication date:
04/18/2013
Series:
Melissa Wright's Descendants Series , #1
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
12,562
File size:
549 KB
Age Range:
13 Years

Meet the Author

Melissa is the author of the Frey Saga and Descendants Series. She is currently working on the next book, but when not writing can be spotted collecting the things she loves at Goodreads and Pinterest. Contact her through the web at www.melissa-wright.com or follow her blog at authormelissawright.blogspot.com For info on contests and new releases, sign up for the newsletter here: http://eepurl.com/zbisj

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Bound by Prophecy 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 33 reviews.
WishEnd More than 1 year ago
I read this book in, literally, one day. It pulled me right in and kept me there. It wasn't so much that it was a page turner, because it was, that kept me engaged. It was more because there were these moments and conversations during the downtime when the characters were just waiting, even as danger is chasing them, that brought depth to the story and characters. It helped that the plot was fairly interesting as well. I have to say I absolutely loved the characters! Aern is very intriguing, confident, protective, and mysterious. He kind of gave me a little of the good guy vibe even though he is rough around the edges. I loved him! Emily is really strong, a survivor, but also a protector (she's tried to keep her and her sister together and safe for some time). She is sweet even though she is no longer innocent. I loved how they interacted with each other. Then there were several great side characters that were individual and strong in their own ways: Brianna, Morgan, and Brendan. So many contrasts and different interests being played out. There is a prophecy that is being played out in this story. We aren't told for some time what it involves. I started to get a little impatient because I wanted to know what it was and understand what was going on. Wright does a good job of giving us pieces of things: the prophecy, the characters, the Division and Council so that you are waiting for the next piece to get a complete picture. I really enjoyed this! I would have given it a full 5 stars, but I wanted more history or back story on where these magical people came from and more aggressive planning from the Division - not so much waiting for Morgan to attack. If you enjoy reading YA Paranormal Fantasy, then I would definitely pick this up! I can't wait for the next book! Thank goodness it is scheduled to come out in November, so I won't have to wait a whole year. :) Content: Some making out and a few mild swear words. Source: Received a copy of this book from the host of the book tour, which did not affect my review in any way.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This might have been better if some of the 'prophecy' had been identified at the beginning to aid in following the plot.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The storyline is good. I'm disapointed with the descriptiveness used. I can't visualize the characters. I thought the main character, Aern, was a woman for the first 12 chapters!!! The scenes didn't describe their physical positions well enough to make the interactions followable. I would like to know the rest of the story, but the book is too hard to read/enjoy. I won't be purchasing any more of her work.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book needs a lot more explanations! I was confused from the very first page and still have questions now that I have finished. Nothing in this book was explained AT ALL. Only the houses they went to had any kind of description. I liked 2 things: how the entire book was in Aern's POV and how Emily wasn't some whiny 17yo girl, she was actually tough and brave. This book wasn't terrible and actually had a decent storyline. It holds some promise, but because I had to fill in a lot of information on my own I felt like I got half of a story. It almost seemed like the author had all of these good ideas, but forgot to put them in her book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book reminded me of a Twilight/Mortal Instruments mix. It had a good depth and character development. The initial chapter was good with pulling the reader into the plot and making the pages turn without realizing it.
miki_Lecture 5 months ago
I had my eyes set on this book for a long, long time before i finally got the opportunity to read it so i had hight expectations but i wasn’t disappointed. The writing is fluid and the plot well thought even if in the beginning i was a little lost i must admit, i easily got immersed in the story following Aern and Emily once the author revealed tibits of their pasts. Aern is courageous and determined, he grew up knowing he would play a role for his people and always he wanted to protect them even if it means to be the one suffering under his sadist brother. Brother, Morgan, who is a real lunatic with only one goal: control the universe! Aern has values and he fights for them. Emily is the same, her mother told her a lot of things when she was little but the main was: protect your twin sister. She has learned things about Aern ‘s people but never really trusted her mother so she only has partial info, some elements she remembers. Still she wants to protect Brianna and is ready to fight and take high risk for that. It’s one of teh reason she accept to follow Aern at first not trusting her growing feelings. I liked to see them come to terms with their childhood and what they were told and finally starting to make their own decision. There was some violence in the book for sure but also some romance and a lot of action. I’ve saw that an omnibus exist for this series and i do think it’s a good news because while this book doesn’t end on a cliffhanger per say, i think the story would gain from being in read in once sitting.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good read I enjoyed this book.
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From the first page to the last one terrific read. Loved how well the character's interacted . Story line is strong , well plotted and executed. Kept me on edge the whole time . Definitely recommend
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Recommend. Different & yet romantic. Will read the next.
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This made no sense & it was dumped in the first chapter. Total waste of time! I'm glad it was free. (Even then I felt cheated!)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Amazingly anti-climatic ending. I couldnt believe how poor and weak the ending was.
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Its okay but it seems like th second book but i looked an it isnt. You get really confused and itsonly 160 pages. It has good idea or topic though
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