A Wicked Saga #1
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
Reading Level: New Adult
Genre: Paranormal | Urban Fantasy | Romance
Release Date: December 8th 2014
Review Source: InkSlinger PR | Author
Things are about to get Wicked in New Orleans.
Twenty-two year old Ivy Morgan isn’t your average college student. She, and others like her, know humans aren’t the only thing trolling the French Quarter for fun… and for food. Her duty to the Order is her life. After all, four years ago, she lost everything at the hands of the creatures she’d sworn to hunt, tearing her world and her heart apart.
Ren Owens is the last person Ivy expected to enter her rigidly controlled life. He’s six feet and three inches of temptation and swoon-inducing charm. With forest-green eyes and a smile that’s surely left a stream of broken hearts in its wake, he has an uncanny, almost unnatural ability to make her yearn for everything he has to offer. But letting him in is as dangerous as hunting the cold-blooded killers stalking the streets. Losing the boy she loved once before had nearly destroyed her, but the sparking tension that grows between them becomes impossible for Ivy to deny. Deep down, she wants… she needs more than what her duty demands of her, what her past has shaped for her.
But as Ivy grows closer to Ren, she realizes she’s not the only one carrying secrets that could shatter the frail bond between them. There’s something he’s not telling her, and one thing is for certain. She’s no longer sure what is more dangerous to her—the ancient beings threatening to take over the town or the man demanding to lay claim to her heart and her soul.
Oh what a wicked tale JLA has weaved inside the pages of Wicked. So many positives and not one negative. From start to finish I was hypnotized within the pages, it's like I was glamoured by the book. Wicked is everything we heart about JLA's writing. Can I compare it to her other books, yes and no. Wicked is its own entity in my book with all the JLA ingredients. Three words really: A MUST READ!!!
Wicked is the story of Ivy, a member of the secret organization "The Order". This group protects the humans from The Fae that try to glamour and feed off the human. The Order goes out every night to find and send these Fae back to the Otherworld by staking them with iron. Ivy also attends college when she isn't out looking for Fae. Ivy at 22 years old has gone through terrible times in her young life and the scars are deep inside and out. See Ivy has lost everyone close to her. It's a miracle she has survived so long but that just makes her train and focus ever harder in staying alive and getting rid of the Fae that have ruined her life.
Ivy had her routine down but then she came across "someone" she never expected even existed. And it seems instead of everyone believing her, they think she has lost a few screws in her head. Now her superior sticks her with the new transfer (not a bag gig if you ask me). Ivy's world once again takes a hit, this time it's due to the panty-dropping sexy green eyes of a man Ren. Ivy doesn't know if she wants to maim him or kiss him more. Those green eyes are sure to confuse Ivy every minute they are around each other. Ivy feels she has lost her normal balance and must get back to the way things were for her. No one close, no one dies. Well their is the one exception. Ivy is keeping a pretty big secret from everyone, she kinda has adopted this special "it" that if they find out they will finish what she could not do herself and this "it" comes with one heck of a mouth and can bake a mean chocolate cake.
I can sit here and write 50,000 words describing the story and its greatness, but its simple. Just buy the book and read it. You will not be disappointed. And the last chapter, HOLY SHIZZZZ. That's one heck of a chapter. I wish I could forward time and jump to the month when book two is released, because I seriously need to know what happens now after certain revelations and actions went down. JLA sure knew how to leave one with a serious case of withdrawal. This books will cause all sorts of feels. And I mean feels. If you are familiar with JLA's writing you know exactly what I am talking about.
BUY THE BOOK!!!
Now before this book release on 12/8/14. You can read a few chapters JLA has revealed to wet your appetite so far: Intro, Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 4 and Chapter 5. I also shared a small teaser this past Tues, here is the graphic.
And the next exciting thing I'd like to share is a giveaway. Since OUaT is an official member of "The Elite", we have some swag to give a couple folks.
The giveaway will contain a Wicked magnet, Wicked bookmark, Wicked tattoo. We will give 3 sets of this prize away. Enter below. Open Internationally.