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Blog Tour: From Origins by Mary Ting (Review)


Format: eBook
Pages: 248
Genre: New Adult Fantasy (Clean)
Rating: 5 Stars
Publisher: Self Published
Release Date: March 27th 2015


Faced with an impossible choice, Skylar and the other descendants embark on a deadly quest to the underworld to confront Hades, who has been plotting to kill them all.

They discover the ancient gods are not dead, as once believed, but are instead held captive in a secret location. In order to save the world from destruction at the hands of Hephaestus, the descendants must rescue their ancestors, the gods of Olympus.

Skylar learns more about her bloodline and her powers, but there is a heavy price to pay. The darkest forces known to man are about to return to reclaim their stolen kingdom.
My review of From Origins...

For those of you who haven't read this series yet, don't worry I'll leave this as a spoiler free review! 

Mary Ting has done it again, she's written yet another amazing book in the Descendant Prophecies series! From Origins was just as enthralling for me as the first and second book in this series!

What I liked most about this book was the romance. In the first and second installment there was a budding romance between Skylar and Mason, with some seriously swoon-worthy moments! This is the third book in the series and let me just say the romance was sizzling! Oh and lots of kissing! Skylar and Mason are now one of my all-time-favorite fictional couples!

This series has some of the best villains written into the storyline! Some I loved and some I loved to hate! One of which was Hephaestus. I can see why Mary decided to name a villain with this name, I kept calling him Hepatitis. Of course after looking up the pronunciation (he-FEE-stus) I still reverted back to Hepatitis a few times. ;) 


Now what would a few good villains be without a FEW (yes more than one!) completely un-guessable plot twist? I thought I had everything figured out, ONCE AGAIN then out of nowhere something happens that you will NEVER guess! 

Okay, so far we have sexy romance, wonderfully written villains and more than one unexpected plot twist. What if I told you there's a HUGE cliffhanger? 

Ahh I loved this one! Pretty much all of my favorite elements rolled into one amazing story. 


Check out the rest of the series...


About Mary Ting...
International Bestselling, Award-Winning, Author Mary Ting/M. Clarke resides in Southern California with her husband and two children. She enjoys oil painting and making jewelry. Writing her first novel, Crossroads Saga, happened by chance. It was a way to grieve the death of her beloved grandmother, and inspired by a dream she once had as a young girl. When she started reading new adult novels, she fell in love with the genre. It was the reason she had to write one-Something Great.

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