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Sunday 8 April 2012

Review + Giveaway: Murdering Eve by Kelly Lee

Murdering Eve
by Kelly L Lee

Eve Moore is having a bad week, first witnessing her husbands murder by his newest girlfriend, then being transported to Olympus where she learns she may not be human after all, but the product of a love affair between her hippy new-age mother andd a god. All Eve wants is for things to go back to normal, unfortunately to do that she has to find Whit Blackstone a troll who has been banished to the Earth for disobedience in the next two weeks and bring him back to Olympus. But Eve has enemies she doesn't know about and one has set an assassin on her trail determined to kill her.

This was an entertaining read, I like books that somehow involve the Greek gods and goddesses as I always find it interesting to see how they are potrayed. But although it did involve the Pantheon, most of this book was set in the Earth realm, with Eve and Whit.

Although I did like this book, Eve and Whit were amiable characters and I loved that she Kelly Lee changed our preconceived notions of Trolls from ugly generally disgusting and primitive creatures to the sexy manliness that was Whit, I found this book was quite slow. It took a while for it to get started and when it did, I didn't feel any tension in the plot line or feel any sense of danger for Eve and Whit even though they were being pursued by a murderous Titan. It was also one of those books where everything seems to happen all at once at the end, in one big confrontation with the big daddy of all the gods Zeus.

But although there didn't seem to be any tension and urgency in the plot, I did like the chemistry and sexual tension between Whit and Eve, I thought they were a good couple, the sex was smoking hot and they were also really cute together.

Kelly Lee is graciously giving away one digital copy of Murdering Eve to one lucky Maiden! To enter, please be a follower and leave a meaningful comment on this review. Good luck!


sienny said...

ah.. an adult version of Percy Jackson Series? i'll give it a shot


Glass said...

It sounds interesting1 Iwould realy like to win the copy of this book.

glass @ Ja čitam, a ti?

KittenMittens said...

I am curious about this here troll man... :D

Unknown said...

this looks like a it could be really good.

LilyElement said...

Looks pretty good, I would love a chance to read it.
lilyelement (at) gmail (dot) com

Angie said...

Hm, sexy trolls? Sounds like my kind of book! :D


Kassandra said...

I enjoy seeing authors different takes on existing mythology. Looks promising.


Unknown said...

Ooh, mythology! This looks really good! Thanks for the giveaway!
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Joanne said...

This sounds like an intriguing book. I can't wait to learn more about Whit.

Joanne B

Kelly L Lee said...

Thank you so much for the review and the comments! Can't wait to give away a copy of the book! Www.kellyleefiction.com

Kelly L Lee said...

Thank you so much for the review and the comments! Can't wait to give away a copy of the book! Www.kellyleefiction.com

erin said...

Thanks for the review! This books sounds fun! I'm definitely going over to check it out :)

Unknown said...

I haven't read the Percy Jackson series but I've heard it is fantastic. The cover looks intriguing (and kickass!), so I'm curious :-)

Thank you for the giveaway and happy Easter!

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mcv said...

I enjoy reading about the Greek gods and a handsome and sexy troll sounds intriging!
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Cheryl S. said...

This book sounds very interesting! Thank you for the chance to win a copy :D


Timitra said...

I'm definitely intrigued by Whit the sexy troll!

VampedChik said...

Sounds like an awesome read!!! Added to my wishlist! :)

Sophia Rose said...

I like stories involving Greek mythology and I am intrigued on a troll hero. Thanks for sharing and for the giveaway opportunity.


k2sgal said...

Sounds great I would love this opportunity


Heather said...

I guess if I had to witness a murder, my husbands girlfriend would be a great one to see.