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#45: Firelight - Sophie Jordan

A hidden truth.
Mortal enemies.
Doomed love.
Marked as special at an early age, Jacinda knows her every move is watched. But she longs for freedom to make her own choices. When she breaks the most sacred tenet among her kind, she nearly pays with her life. Until a beautiful stranger saves her. A stranger who was sent to hunt those like her. For Jacinda is a draki—a descendant of dragons whose greatest defense is her secret ability to shift into human form.
Forced to flee into the mortal world with her family, Jacinda struggles to adapt to her new surroundings. The only bright light is Will. Gorgeous, elusive Will who stirs her inner draki to life. Although she is irresistibly drawn to him, Jacinda knows Will's dark secret: He and his family are hunters. She should avoid him at all costs. But her inner draki is slowly slipping away—if it dies she will be left as a human forever. She'll do anything to prevent that. Even if it means getting closer to her most dangerous enemy.

Mythical powers and breathtaking romance ignite in this story of a girl who defies all expectations and whose love crosses an ancient divide.

  • Hardcover: 336 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins; 1 edition (September 7, 2010)
  • ISBN: 9780061935084

Author Bio:
Sophie Jordan grew up in the Texas hill country where she wove fantasies of dragons, warriors, and princesses. A former high school English teacher, she's also the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Avon historical romances. She now lives in Houston with her family. When she's not writing, she spends her time overloading on caffeine (lattes and Diet cherry Coke preferred), talking plotlines with anyone who will listen (including her kids), and cramming her DVR with true-crime and reality-TV shows. Sophie also writes paranormal romances under the name Sharie Kohler.


My Opinion:
I want to yell and cry! I can't believe the ending, even if it was good and had me on the edge of my seat, I still can't get over how it turned out.
Am I disappointed? Not in the least, just surprised.
Now I have to get a copy of the next book.... I have to know what happens next.... what do they do to Jacinda??? Oh, the burning questions in my mind....
Yes, if you haven't read this book, get a copy. I mean, who isn't fascinated by dragons?! And this is like no other dragon story out there, it's waaaay cooler than that!
I don't know which I liked better, the adventure/fantasy aspect or the romance. It was a great blend of both and very exciting!


Recommend? YES!!!

DISCLAIMER: I won a copy. I was not compensated for this post or my opinion.


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