Hello Avid Readers. Today, I’m sharing my thoughts about Divine Scales by Jennifer Blackstream. Book 4 in her bestselling paranormal romance series, Blood Prince.
Last year, I decided that mini reviews were the way forward for this particular book blogger. 😉 This means that I only write detailed reviews for the books I receive from authors, publishers and PR organiser (ARCs).
On to my review. I actually read this back in March 2019. However I didn’t post my review here so I’m remedying that right now.
What’s Divine Scales About?
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Title: Divine Scales by Jennifer Blackstream
Published by Skeleton Key Publishing on 14 April, 2016
Genres: Adult Paranormal Romance
Narrator: Matt Addis
Length: 7 hours 33 minutes
No. of Pages: 240
The fates of a warrior angel and a bespelled mermaid are forever entangled in the fourth Blood Prince series novel by bestselling author Jennifer Blackstream.
A warrior with a hunger for sin...
Driven by a terrible hunger for the black souls of evil men, Patricio, divine executioner of the gods, patrols the kingdom with blood on his hands and ice in his heart. The families of his victims sing his praises--the result of a witch's cruel curse that condemns him to be forever surrounded by false adulation. When the curse sours the first hint at romance Patricio has had since becoming the king's heir, his rage is all consuming. Disgusted, he leaves the mermaid in the sea and returns to the palace...only to be shocked when she bargains for the legs to follow him.
A mermaid out of her element...
Marcela's world has been turned upside-down--literally. Once a proud member of her father King Triton's royal guard, she's now the victim of an angel's curse. Enchanted into false adoration bordering on obsession, she traded her tail--and her voice--to the sea witch for the legs she needed to pursue the object of her desire. In a cruel twist of fate, the very magic that gave her the means to pursue her passion also broke the spell that caused it. Now she's in the angel's arms, but how can either of them trust the desire churning inside them when so much magic has muddied the waters?
Will this little mermaid survive following her heart out of the water? Or will the prince's would-be fiancee send her back into the sea... forever?
Review Format: Audiobook, eBook
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What Did I Think About Divine Scales?
I am already a fan of Ms Blackstream’s writing style. Loving how she creates new and exciting stories from well loved tales. This time it was the classic Hans Christian Anderson’s The Little Mermaid.
I loved this story. Both the original and this retelling.
I downloaded the narration of this book too. Once again, Matt Addis’ performance was amazing. The pace of reading transported me to the scenes and his tonal characters’ variations brought them to life. He is a talented voice actor and I would happily buy books narrated by him in the future.
There are scenes of explicit sexual content and graphic violence in this book. Therefore, I’d only recommend it to adults who aren’t offended by scenes of this sort.
I’d recommend Divine Scales to adults who enjoy reading romance stories about soul-saving love.
Keep reading to find out more about the Blood Prince series and its author.
Blood Prince Series by Jennifer Blackstream
Click below to read my reviews or buy the books yourself.
- Before Midnight (Blood Prince #1) (2013)
- One Bite (Blood Prince #2) (2013)
- What Big Teeth You Have (Blood Prince #2.5) (2015)
- Golden Stair (Blood Prince #3) (2014)
- Divine Scales (Blood Prince #4) (2014)
- Beautiful Salvation (Blood Prince #5) (2014)
- The Pirate’s Witch (Blood Prince #6) (2016)
- Dead to Begin With (Blood Prince #7) (2014)
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Bye for now,