Monday, 9 December 2013

Path Unchosen Blog Tour - Review & Giveaway

Title:Path Unchosen
Series: Daughter of Ravenswood #1
Author: Kim Cleary 
Release Date: September 7th 2013
Genres: Dark Fantasy, New Adult, Paranormal, Urban Fantasy
Review Copy: From author in exchange for honest review
When eighteen-year-old Judy Hudson discovers she’s a necromancer and sees first-hand the pain her powers can cause the dead, she just wants to deny who she is. The zombie plague is long over. She wants to find a more normal life, but that’s a challenge when a beautiful otherworldly man, who claims to be her guardian, saves her life.

Judy tries to set right the harm she inflicted on a spirit she raised, but new zombies attack—zombies raised from among the long-time dead. Someone else just like her is out there, and he’s not trying to set anything right. To save her own life, and protect the innocent inhabitants of the nearby town who’ve become her friends, Judy has to figure out who’s raising the dead and why. She must also learn to control the darkness inside her—a seductive darkness that promises her power beyond her wildest dreams.

First off I'd like to thank this book for taking my zombie v-card. Ya I know, I've never read a zombie book. To be honest, the appeal of them never grabbed me. That was until this book came around.

This is one adventure of a book. After being raised in the church to find out you're a witch is like the biggest oxymoron there is. I found this to be the greatest thing ever.

Now this being my first zombie book, I don't have anything to compare it to. So with that being said, I really liked how the zombies weren't trying to take over the world. The usage of them being created from dead people was a unique spin on these creatures.

Let me talk about the setting for a moment. I felt like I was in the town from Beauty and the Beast. Don't ask me why, but I did. There was this medieval factor to it that I loved. But I wasn't sure if it worked considering its a dystopian book.

Overall, great read. If you're not big into the zombies, then I'd look into this one.



About the Author
 Kim writes urban fantasy for anyone who longs to discover they are extraordinary. She writes about hopefulness and determination, and about heroes who push through extraordinary situations and obstacles, one step at a time. Magical friends and gorgeous guys help, or hinder, in one adventure after another.

When not writing, revising, or thinking about writing, Kim gardens, plays with her dog, chats on social media, catches up with friends or cooks an Indian feast. She is a member of Writers Victoria, Romance Writers of Australia, The Alliance of Independent Authors, and a certified chocoholic.

Kim grew up in Birmingham, UK, studied medieval history and psychology at Adelaide University in South Australia and has worked all over Australia and in London. She now lives with her husband and an adorable Cocker Spaniel in Melbourne, Australia.

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