Welcome to my stop on the ‘Origin of Angels’, Book One in the Elemental Legacy series by Christie Rich Blog Tour. This is a New Adult Fantasy.
This is a review tour that runs Jan. 12-16. Check out the tour page for the full schedule.
About the Book:
A man searches for the woman he loves. A woman fights to survive.
As the first male Elemental, Travis is a wanted man. Women fawn all over him, both fae and Elemental alike, but he only has one female on is mind—the woman who captured his heart when he was sure he’d lost it. Travis is not only determined to find her, he’s willing to go through his meddling sister, Ralya, to do it. He doesn’t care if she’s queen of the fae, if war is brewing, or if there is a price on his head. He needs to find his mystery woman before it’s too late—before he loses her to the Order or worse, to the evil Valen, who has made a bargain of his own to win back his kingdom.
Emily will do anything it takes to save her son from the Order, no matter the cost. Her heart yearns for the man who gifted her the only joy she has in her dreary world, yet the odds she will ever see Travis again are slim to none. Emily has a single desire: to raise her child. Love is beyond her reach, or so she thinks. As evil draws near, Emily must guard her heart or lose her soul to the fae who wants her to fulfill his wicked purposes.
Will Travis find Emily before she gives up, or will she fall into the hands of his enemy and be forever out of his reach? In this gripping sequel to Elemental Enmity, the stakes for control of Earth have been raised. Evil has taken hold of the mortal realm and won’t relinquish it easily. The forces of Elemental and fae must unite against the dark court if they have any chance at all of overcoming the gloom overtaking the human realm.
Ever since I heard of ‘Origin of Angels’ a couple of months ago I was really interested in reading this book. The cover looked great and the book description sounded very interesting. So when I heard I was a part of the blog tour I was really excited.
What became obvious soon after I started reading ‘Origin of Angels’ is, that this book is definitely not boring. Right from the very first page there is a lot of stuff happening. This story is told through the eyes of many different people (at least 5 different people) and you learn a lot about the world in which this book takes place. In the beginning I even felt a little overwhelmed. There is so much happening and because I wasn’t familiar with a lot of names and things that happened before, I lost track of the story a couple of times. But fortunately this story is very well written and because of that, I always managed to get right back on track.
What I didn’t know before I started reading this book was that there is another series by Christie Rich about this world called, the ‘Elemental Enmity’ series. I think this book will be even better when you have read those books first. Not that you can’t read this one without reading the other, but I think it is easier if you also read the other series. Just because there are a lot of moments where the characters are discussing something that happened before, and most relationships in this book have a lot of history. I think this book would be even better to read when you’ve got all the information.
I really did like this book. I loved reading about Travis, and the girl he just couldn’t forget. And I also really enjoyed reading about Queen Ralya and the decisions she had to make. It was easy to forget the world around me when I was reading this book. Especially the last half of this book was really exciting and I just had to keep reading.
What I found really impressive about this book, was that Christie Rick was able to give information about a lot of different characters without making this a very long and boring read. I really felt like I knew many of the characters longer than just in this one book.
When you get past the point of understanding (almost) everything about the Fae and the Elementals, this book is really great to read. It’s fast paced, filled with action and also contains romance. This book is definitely worth your time.
About the Author:
I grew up daydreaming about fairytales, and my love for discovering new worlds has never died. I am not one of those writers who always knew I would write. I thought that was what other people did until one day, a few years ago, I took a challenge from a friend and typed my first words. My journey hasbeen wonderful, and I cannot imagine a day where I would ever give up writing. My love for reading is what fueled my imagination in the first place and still does. When I am not writing or reading, I enjoy family time with my husband and two children. My family and I live in a quiet community in Northern Utah, and I am so thankful for the rich life I have been blessed with.
For more information about Christie Rich and her books please visit her website, her blog, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Goodreads.
This event was organized by CBB Book Promotions.