We are two friends that met through our passion of reading, and decided to share our infatuation with other book lovers. We don’t believe in giving up on a novel, so we finish everything we read and write a review about our experience. We do not only share books we love. Every book is honestly reviewed regardless of the author and other readers feedback. We will never attack an author or reader, but will be honest about our personal opinions.
Lisa prefers to read Contemporary Romance and New Adult Fiction, Leah likes to read them as well but also enjoys paranormal.
Release date: May 31 2015 (re-release: Nov 02 2015)
The balance of life and death must be kept at all costs.Having been a reaper as long as she can remember, Nivian knows that what she does is essential in maintaining balance. After being assigned to a rushed mark she finds that there is more to this human than any other she has encountered.Kain had been living an ordinary life without a second thought until he meets Nivian who turns his world upside down. He is thrust into a world of hunters and reapers. The keepers of life and death have been feuding for centuries over a reason no one can even remember.With Kain having been marked for reaping, and Nivian being hunted, they forge a friendship and together must find the truth in order to keep balance in check. Wrong choices could destroy everything. As they journey they discover hidden histories, powers, and lies and truths that have been spun since the beginning of time. The consequence of failure, unimaginable.
Reapers See, its all about keeping the balance, something the reapers work hard to do. They don't know what came before or what comes after.
They work for milenia doing the same thing. So when Nivian decides to take a foray into human life and do the things we hate to do - the results are hilarious. I have to say I found this book not only a good read, but funny too.
The author has managed to find something different in a packed genre it was refreshing to read and personally would love to read more about Nivian.
Especially if she decides to try doing housework! ;-)
Nivian leaped over the edge of the bridge and landed with a soft tap on the surface of the water. She reached down, pulled the soul of the driver up by the collar of his shirt, and stood him up next to her on top of the water. She took the driver’s hand, palm up, in hers and waved her other hand over his. Pinching the air, she pulled and lifted up to expose his life thread. His wide eyes stared unblinking, hypnotized by the glowing string of light. Nivian reached behind her and grabbed the scythe strapped to her back, and swung. With a slow, deliberate movement, Nivian sliced the human’s life thread.
The light formed into a ball and hovered between them. She pulled out a small pocket watch and guided the life energy down to the watch. It sunk into it and disappeared. She snapped the watch closed and returned it to her pocket.
“You should know better than to drink and drive. You could’ve seriously hurt someone.” He gaped at her, his mouth opened and closed like a fish.
“Yes, you really are dead,” she confirmed and gave him an apathetic look as she turned away.
“Are you … the devil?” he managed to sputter.
“No, of course not. I am just the natural order of things,” she said, looking back over her shoulder.
“Wait here. Your spirit counselor will be here soon to guide you to your afterlife. I have other jobs tonight.” She spun on her heel and walked away, as she pulled her hood back up over her head and vanished.
Being a reaper has its perks, but also its downsides. While on an assignment, Evander is caught of guard by an unmarked human. Captivated, he is unable to tear himself away. This is why reapers don’t associate with mortals. Piper was ordinary, just a girl looking for love. And all she knows is that her current boyfriend isn’t it. An unfortunate incident and a series of remarkable events turn her world upside down. But what she finds is the last thing she ever expected—She finds herself falling for the least likely candidate.
Flirting with Death
Evander doesn't expect any trouble when he goes after his mark... but he finds it in Piper. He can't leave, but can't stay either. I was glued to this and i'm all teased to hell reading this short story and can't wait to find out what happened!! I'm also wondering if Silas will have any reapers left because they seem to be dropping quicker than their marks!!
“Stop. He is gone.” Evander said calmly. Why would she waste so much energy on someone who had no chance.
“Don’t tell her to stop,” Tony snapped. Oh, right. That guy was still here. Where was a spirit counselor when you needed one? And at that moment,she showed up.
“Yeah, yeah, I know. Don’t tell me. I’m late, am I right?” She waved a hand in the air dismissively.
“I should have known it would be you, Cassandra. Please take him.”
“Don’t boss me around, you fancy assassin. I know how to do my job.” She bit out, then turned to her assignment.
“Come on, life loser, this way.”
“I’m not going anywhere with you.” Tony backed up and stepped on his body, trying to slide back in. Evander’s gaze flicked upward, the difficult ones always tried to return to their bodies.
Ali grew up in the Pacific North West. She attended Oregon State University for photography. After many adventures, she moved to Colorado, earned a second degree, and met and married her husband. She currently lives in windy Wyoming with her husband and two dogs. When not writing, Ali is either, photographing, knitting, reading, dancing, or staying inside where it’s warm with a hot cup of coffee. She dreams of traveling the world someday soon.