TITLE: The Bone Thief’s Tale
AUTHOR: Heleen Davies
RELEASE DATE: October 18, 2022
GENRES: YA/NA Fantasy
Amazon: The Bone Thief’s Tale https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0BJ9LN5JC/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_gl_2TDMMH3BFCW1MBT7YN0N
Introducing a newly reimagined tale written in the vein of The Little Mermaid meeting Hades and Persephone.
Bound to steal her queen magical bones, thief Lynne knows only one mistake equals death. And yet, she dreams of living in the forbidden world upon the surface, hating every minute in the Underworld. When she secretly develops a crush on a human, she loses a bone in his realm and has no choice but to strike a deal with the only one who could help—an evil witch. To save her life, she must earn the man’s love and bring back the bone in 99 days.
Rio Renero is a notorious gang leader in Chicago and his life has been set to one purpose—to get back at his enemies. With a mysterious, beautiful girl showing up on his doorstep, he sees the solution to his machinations. She offers him a chance at a deadly heist that could destroy all his enemies. In return, he must help her steal a book. What a cinch.
As Lynne and Rio dig deep into a dark net of politics, magic and passion, they need to learn to trust each other.
Not so easy, considering they’re not quite sure whether to kiss or kill each other.
I’m a sucker for both Little Mermaid and Hades & Persephone retellings so when I saw this I knew I needed to check it out. I thought it was a great introduction to this world. I really loved Lynne and Rio as characters. I did find the book to be a bit slow at times but it really started picking up after Lynne makes a certain deal, then I was flying through this book! I can’t wait to read the next one.
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