Monday, February 13, 2012

Review Tour: Devotion (Soul Savers, #3) by Kristie Cook

I can't even begin to tell you guys how excited I am to be a part of Kristie Cook's blog tour for Devotion. I've been craving the third installment in her Soul Savers series since I finished the last page in her series' sequel, Purpose. Her writing is beyond addicting, her characters are heartfelt and her plot twists and turns will leave you reeling. So when I first learned I'd get the chance to be a part of this tour, I couldn't contain my excitement. All I can say is that she once again did not disappoint!

So without further ado....check out my review and a very exciting announcement below...

With powerful abilities gained from the Ang'dora and Tristan back by her side, Alexis thinks she's ready for the next challenge - protecting her son from what appears to be the inevitable. But she has so much to learn about her powers, her new world and the people in it. Nothing is what it seems to be on the surface, including the Amadis.

Power-hungry politicians comprise the council and make impossible demands. A traitor lurks among them all, inciting trouble that could destroy the Amadis and, ultimately, humanity. The Daemoni wreak havoc in the human world, with the ultimatum that they'll continue attacking innocents until Alexis and Tristan are expelled from the Amadis' protection. The couple's own society begins to shut them out. But that's not all.

Someone's keeping a secret. A big one. Faith and hope in Alexis and Tristan will be restored if she can uncover the truth in time.

But the search for answers leads only to the discovery of more betrayals by those closest to Alexis. Her devotion is put to the test - devotion to her husband, to her family, to her people and to her beliefs - leaving her to question whom she's fighting for and why she should even bother. But if she won't fight...who will?

Kristie Cook quickly became one of my favorite authors with her Soul Savers' first installment, Promise, and after her sequel, Purpose came out quickly on it's heels I couldn't have turned back if I wanted to. I knew without a doubt that this third installment in the series would be wonderful, exciting and just as magical as the previous two, but I still feel like I didn't give it enough credit ahead of time. Every time I think an author couldn't possibly surpass their previous great works, I should be ashamed. Cook obviously has plenty more in the tank and hopefully that won't change in the near future. Her writing is too hard to resist, and who would even want to really?

Alexis and Tristan have already been through so much, but it seems that Cook is not the type of author to be content to leave her characters in romantic bliss. While the idea of Alexis, Tristan, and now their son Dorian living happily ever may have a nice ring to it, Cook seems to still want them to work a little harder for their much deserved happy ending. A shocking turn of events leaves Alexis and Tristan on their own so to speak. They still have some friends they can count on, but their numbers have certainly dwindled when it comes to who they can trust and who they have suspicions towards. Every time I went to write this review I ended up backtracking and editing, because I didn't want even a chance of one spoiler to leak through onto these pages. It's tough, but I know how intense and exciting each and every turn of the page was for me, and no reader deserves any less.

Bottom line, if you thought these two love birds had been through their obstacles before and proved that nothing could possibly threaten their peace of mind and the world they envisioned for their family, you can think again. Not even the Amadis could be counted on this time around to have all the answers and backup necessary to defeat their current foe(s). Cook's once again penned a very exciting roller coaster ride for her readers, and when I saw she'll put you through the ringer of all emotions, I'm not being dramatic. I laughed, cried and cringed on more than one occasion and can only hope that Cook puts us all out of our misery soon and gives me a series wrap up that I imagine for these wonderful characters. But at the same time, while I do want that, I also can't imagine this series coming to an end...I so don't want to think about that right now!

So check out this third installment and if you haven't come across Cook's work before, go pick up all three books in her Soul Savers series, you'll be doing yourself a very big favor!

I gave Devotion (Soul Savers, #3) 5 shamrocks!!!!!

And if anyone needs even more incentive to get a jump start on this series or to continue on in the journey, Kristie Cook has been kind enough to offer up a giveaway of an eBook of Devotion to one lucky winner!

The first person to comment on this post that leaves their name and email address will receive their very own eBook of Devotion, to devour exciting, right? So get to it and happy reading!

Be sure to connect with Kristie and check out all the fun and exciting stuff she's got coming up!

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  1. Thank you for the fantabulous review! I'm so glad you enjoyed this one. :) Thank you, too, for participating in the review tour.

  2. Hi, my name is Sabrenia Perkins and I am absolutely in love with the Soul Savers series! When I first started reading Promise I knew instantly that I wanted to read Purpos. After reading Purpose, I started looking up Devotion and was almost in tears when I found out I had to wait until Feb 12 to get to start reading it! Kristie is such a fantastic writer and she makes me feel like I am right there with the characters living everything they go thru. These books make me realize that even tho they are fantasy, Love really can conquer all! Thank you so much for writing these awesome books and please keep them coming at least until Alexis and Tristian can have their so much deserved Happily Ever After!!!



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