Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Book Review: 'Savage Protector' by Megan Slayer


This wasn’t exactly the story I was expected when I read the blurb. I know it’s pretty far into a series and maybe that explains a bit of my confusion. I enjoyed the characters and their relationship and parts of this strange world. I did feel a bit like the world was rushed, it was obviously meant to be a very grand world, but the explanations and descriptions were missing. This is a short story so there wasn’t a lot of time for world building, but the characters were fascinating even while I found myself wanting to know more about them. I understood their motivations and their reasoning for their actions and could relate to them if I were in their situation. The author did a great job working with what little time they had and even moving the story along so that actions that were taken were more believable.
It was definitely a quick, enjoyable, and quirky world that I enjoyed visiting. I would definitely try more books by Ms. Slayer in the future.

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