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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Frost Fire Tour! A Review of Frost Fire by Olivia Rivers

Genre: Young Adult (Paranormal Romance)
Date Published: November 12, 2012
Publisher: Red Sparrow Press

The Blurb:
“Magic is just like love, Allai. It won’t wait for permission before it destroys you.”

Like sand in an hourglass, Allai’s future is dwindling away. She’s spent her entire life fighting the Mages who threaten humanity, and dreams of someday eradicating magic. But all it takes is an anonymous phone call for the truth to spill out: Allai is the one thing she despises most.

She’s a Mage.

Though ancient law mandates Allai’s death, she still has one last chance of survival. His name is Drake Rhaize, and he swears he can lead Allai to a sanctuary for Mages. Allai hasn’t seen Drake in years, but she remembers him as the Demon boy who used to hold her close and softly whisper that he’d keep her safe. But Drake has changed since then: He’s now suspected of murder, and has been out-casted for betraying his own kind.

While Allai doesn’t trust Drake, she has no choice but to put her life in his hands and hope he can get her to safety. Because Allai’s father has hired a pack of Demons to bring her back to him, dead or alive–and Demons never stop the hunt.

Portions of proceeds from her “Tortured Elements” series go toward supporting youth with dysautonomia. A great read for a great cause!
Buy the book at: Barnes & Noble and Amazon

My Review:
Frost Fire is the first book in the Tortured Elements series. This is a wonderful start to a new series.  You are given both Allai's and Drake's perspective. The writing immediately draws you in to their lives with action, romance, and touches of raw emotions. The characters and world within the story were believable and put together very well. Allai had damsel in distress syndrome pretty bad, but I think she will strengthen and over come this. I think she wants to. The more I learned about Drake and his upbringing the more endearing he became. Frost Fire was highly entertaining and reeled me right in from the start. I'm very impressed by this young author. She designed the beautiful cover of Frost Fire herself. She's still in high school and already knows how to tell a great story! I can't wait to read more from her!

Frost Fire by Olivia Rivers was provided to me by Xpresso Book Tours for review. The opinions are my own.

The Giveaway!!
One lucky winner will win an ebook copy of Frost Fire by Olivia Rivers. Prizes will be sent the week of March 17th. Open internationally. Good luck!
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About the Author:
Olivia Rivers is a high school student, a literary agent intern, and an obsessive-compulsive reader. She has a slight obsession with Kootenai County in Idaho, and she’s pretty sure life will always be awesome as long as Irish accents exist. She lives with dysautonomia, a chronic medical condition affecting her nervous system. Portions of proceeds from her “Tortured Elements” series go toward supporting youth with dysautonomia.

To learn more about Olivia Rivers and her books, visit her blog.You can also find her on Goodreads and Twitter.


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