Series ~ The Legend Chronicles, #.5
Author ~ Theresa Meyers
Publisher ~ Zebra ~ Kensington
Published ~ 24 December 2012
Genre ~ Paranormal/Steampunk/Historical/Romance
My Rating ~ 4 bites and a nibble out of 5
Sir Marley Turlock is a scientist that has always been more interested in his inventions than women. That is until he meets Lady Persephone Hargrieve, granddaughter of a Duke and daughter of a Hunter. It’s not just the fact she is beautiful with a shapely figure. Oh, no that wouldn’t’ be enough to turn Marley’s attention away from his work. Sephy happens to have a similar sense of humor, a quick mind and loves tinkering with machines. Marley is a goner for the first time in his life. And when he finds out that monsters are real and they attack her home which her father is defending it’s up to Marley to keep her safe. His world has been turned upside down, but he doesn’t lose his head. Figuratively or literally.
After finishing the Legend Chronicles trilogy I was happy to see this short where we get to see Marley meeting his love, Sephy. While it is short it doesn’t lack in character, plot or pacing. I just wish it had been a bit longer, but then what book fan out there doesn’t wish that about every favorite book they read? Marley’s story is a prequel to the trilogy and I recommend reading it before though reading it after does no harm. I just think it’ll have a bigger impact if it’s read before.
*Book source ~ Included in the review copy of TheChosen provided by Kensington. Please see disclaimer page.