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Review: Stars of Fortune by Nora Roberts

Stars of Fortune by Nora Roberts
Series: The Guardians Trilogy #1
Also in the Series: Bay of Sighs #2, Island of Glass #3
Source: Public Library Loan
Format: ebook
Pages: 315
Genre: Adult Paranormal Romance + Magic
Rating: 4 Stars
Publisher: Berkley
Release: November 3rd 2015

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To celebrate the rise of their new queen, three goddesses of the moon created three stars, one of fire, one of ice, one of water. But then they fell from the sky, putting the fate of all worlds in danger. And now three women and three men join forces to pick up the pieces…

Sasha Riggs is a reclusive artist, haunted by dreams and nightmares that she turns into extraordinary paintings. Her visions lead her to the Greek island of Corfu, where five others have been lured to seek the fire star. Sasha recognizes them, because she has drawn them: a magician, an archaeologist, a wanderer, a fighter, a loner. All on a quest. All with secrets.

Sasha is the one who holds them together—the seer. And in the magician, Bran Killian, she sees a man of immense power and compassion. As Sasha struggles with her rare ability, Bran is there to support her, challenge her, and believe in her.

But Sasha and Bran are just two of the six. And they all must all work together as a team to find the fire star in a cradle of land beneath the sea. Over their every attempt at trust, unity, and love, a dark threat looms. And it seeks to corrupt everything that stands in its way of possessing the stars…

My Review of Stars of Fortune...

"They will fall one day, the stars of fire, ice and water, tumble from the sky with all their power, their wishes, the light and the dark combined."

It's been awhile since I've picked up a Nora Roberts Novel. Going into this novel I had absolutely no idea what to expect. Stars of Fortune grabbed my attention from the very first page, held onto it for everything it was worth until the very last word on the very last page! Nora's writing is unique, and she always delivers a great story!

Since there is a lot going on and this is the first in this series, there is a lot of groundwork that takes time to be laid out. I found it a tad bit slow, but I promise if you hang in there and wait until everything is in place, this story will blow you away!

 I love the way the characters each stand on their own, they each have a very distinctive voice, but are able to meld together as a team despite their differences.

Every single book of Nora's I've ever read has always had strong, amazing characters intertwined into the book. I am not sure how Nora did it, but she surpassed by expectations tenfold, these characters are downright stupendous! My favorite thing about the characters in Stars of Fortune was the strong women. Each one stands on their own, but of course isn't afraid to ask for help when necessary. Of course I want you to be just as surprised and entertained as I was, so I won't tell you any more details. You'll have to read the book to get to know them for yourself!

There is a magical sense of adventure in this book and I cannot wait to see what happens in the next in this series! Truly magical, I will remember this one for years to come!



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