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Sanyare: The Last Descendant (Book 1) by Megan Haskell

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by Cynthia T. Luna in Blog, Books I Read

Megan Haskell’s debut novel, Sanyare: The Last Descendant, (click here to check it out on Amazon UK) is the first of a series–or at least a trilogy–and was published in February 2015. She describes her book as a “fast-paced modern faerie tale with epic themes and a new adult tone.”

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Cynopsis (get it?)

After surviving an attempted assassination, Nuriel (Rie) Lhéthannien and her pixie sidekicks have no choice but to find out who contracted the hit, and why. As a lowly human serving Fae royalty in the Upper Realm, Rie has few options for saving her hide. All of which will most likely fail, but a girl’s got to try, right? Read on for our review…

Review of “Sanyare”

Megan Haskell keeps things moving along, balancing combat scenes with romantic tension and humorous interludes. Despite the number of characters and other-worldly creatures she presents, the reader is never confused or overwhelmed with endless descriptions. I found myself pleasantly entertained.

Fantasy is one of those hit and miss genre’s for me. Unless credibly written, I’ll probably flick over to some other book in my e-reader. Haskell presents a believable female protagonist who’s gutsy, not brash, and can stand next to her wildly attractive male companions as an equal, without relentlessly having to prove herself for proving-herself’s sake. There’s definitely epic potential for this story, and I can see myself happily reading its sequels when they come out!

5 Plumes

5 Plumes!

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What’s Your Take?

I received a free copy of “Sanyare: The Last Descendent” from Megan Haskell in exchange for an honest review. Have you read “Sanyare”? What did you think? Let us know! (We comment back!)

  1. Thank you so much for the review! I’m thrilled you liked the story!!

    1. You’re so welcome! Looking forward to Book 2 when it comes out. 🙂

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