Huntley would have never guessed that after he died he would wake up with a beautiful girl standing over him. And that she would be the Dark Lord of the Underworld's daughter. Yet, for some reason, she keeps him around as her tutor, as if he knows anything about the world. But Huntley knows that all she really wants is a friend; being trapped in the Underworld can get pretty lonely. That is, until Chrys decides she wants to run away to the human world after a big fight with her mother Persephone. Chrys claims her father is just over reacting and that nothing bad will come of it. There's no way that the gods will notice she's there for only a couple of days...right?
Mini Book Breakdown
Okay, I will start off by saying no spoilers so no one has to worry.
This book, I will say that I enjoyed it a lot. I like Chrys character and I'm a sucker for Hades and Persephone, just look at my love for A Court of Mist and Fury. Though I really love all the characters and think the author did a great job with them. I will say this book is a YA cliche. Which I personally don't mind but besides for the characters, you will find nothing that had not been done before in this book.
Again, this doesn't bother me as I love YA and most of the cliches it offers, so I rather like it. But it maybe a turn off for you. I do love the author's writing, it's very simple and easy to follow. I never once got lost in the story or had to stop and wonder what was going on.
Lastly, I like that Chrys actually has a pretty good character ark. A lot of books I've been reading lately doesn't have character arks and them should! So this was great to see!
About the AuthorDani Hoots is a science fiction, fantasy, romance, and young adult author who loves anything with a story. She has a B.S. in Anthropology, a Masters of Urban and Environmental Planning, and is currently in the Your Novel Year Program through Arizona State University. Currently she is working on a YA urban fantasy series called Daughter of Hades, a historic fantasy vampire series called A World of Vampires, and a YA sci-fi series called Sanshlian Series. Her hobbies include reading, watching anime, cooking, studying different languages, wire walking, tinkering with her violin and concertina, and volunteering at the library. She lives in Seattle with her husband and two cats.