Dec 192012


My tour stop is scheduled to be a review, however I have not finished the book yet. I am halfway through it, and wanted to share my thoughts so far. A full review will be up once I finish.

This is a very unique take on vampires and life after dead. In the first chapter, Samantha dies and awakens as a vampire-like creature named Samoda. She can remember all of her old memories, and has a few new gifts, such as incredible speed and strength, as well as the unique ability to read thoughts.

As she travels through the new land that she finds herself in, she runs into another creature like, a male named Drake. Drake’s character seems a bit one-dimensional, almost like a cartoon as he doesn’t really seem to have a personality or thoughts beyond how much he likes Samoda and wants to mate with her for eternity.

In contrast, Samoda’s character is vibrant and alive and very well developed. The story is told from her point of view, and seems very coherent.

So far, I am enjoying the story quite a bit, although I’m not quite sure what the overall plot is, other than Samoda trying to come to grips with who she is now. Her and Drake are currently on a journey somewhere, but I’m not really sure of the purpose. Hopefully it will be explained further on.

First Thoughts: Legends of DarknessLegends of Darkness (Remnants of Life #1) by Georgia L. Jones
Published by BlackWyrm Publishing on Mar 13, 2012
Genres: Adult, Urban Fantasy
Format: eBook from Publisher
Find the book: Amazon, Goodreads

Dangerous Saviors… What would you do if your life rested in the hands of something that really wanted to eat you? Come journey through the realms of the next world where everything you know about Good and Evil are put to the test.

Samantha Garrett lives and dies a good life in the human world. She awakens a new creature, Samoda, a vampire-like warrior in the army of Nuem. She is forced to realize that she has become a part of a world that humans believe to be only “Legends of Darkness.” Samoda finds her new life is entwined with the age old story of greed, love, betrayal, and vengeance.

Join our heroine as she battles not just for her own existence, but for the entire human race’s future.

I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

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