Title: The Spirit Heir (A Dance of Dragons #2) written by Kaitlyn Davis
Genre: Fantasy, YA Fantasy
Publisher: Self Published
Page count: 223
Format: Epub (read on Microsoft Surface Nook App)
Rating – 5/5
From bestselling author Kaitlyn Davis comes the second book in the thrilling A Dance of Dragons series–perfect for fans of Throne of Glass, Graceling, and Game of Thrones!
Drenched in darkness and surrounded by the echo of screams, Jinji waits deep in the dungeons of Rayfort, haunted by the memory of the knife stabbing Rhen, plagued by a foreign voice whispering through her mind. A few floors above, Rhen rests trapped in a coma, about to wake to a changed world—a world where his best friend is a woman, his nephew is the king, and an enemy army surrounds him on all sides.
But human wars are insignificant compared to the darkness gathering unseen. Memories of lives she never lived flash through Jinji’s thoughts, hinting at a past that cannot be repeated. A mysterious phantom visits Rhen, carrying cryptic messages of the future. And somewhere out there, the shadow continues to lurk in silence.
Uncertain of their relationship and tempted by new feelings, Rhen and Jinji must find a way to work together. The fate of humanity rests on their shoulders and the real battle has only just begun…
Hello all!! Welcome to my blog and my stop on the tour for The Spirit Heir (A Dance of Dragons #2). I want to give a huge THANK YOU to the author Kaitlyn Davis from giving me the opportunity to read and review this book.
The Spirit Heir is the second book in the A Dance of Dragons series and is the second book I have read from this author, the first being The Shadow Soul (A Dance of Dragons #1) which I also reviewed and you can see that review here: The Shadow Soul (A Dance of Dragons #1). Since I read the first book I was excited to read the second book to follow up with the characters, the story and dive more into this world…I wasn’t disappointed.
Much like the first book, this book had me from the get go. I would like to think it’s because I enjoyed the first book so much and remember just being so “oh my god I want to see what happens next” when I finished it but it’s not just that…this book was actually better than the first which I didn’t think could be possible but it was. Reading it I was once again reminded of why I love Jinji as the female lead of this story…her strength is so palpable but so is her pain and her vulnerability. I love the changed dynamic between her and Rhen which is something I yearned for at the conclusion of the first book…their story together so far has been laced with adventure, friendship and also with tragedy and pain. It’s interesting to see them deal with their conflicted feelings about each other and heal from what they go through together.
I loved this book…I love the characters and I love the world. The world building in this book is wonderful and the writing is once again fantastic. It’s a solid 5 out of 5 rating for me.
Now I’m going to be bouncing on my seat waiting for the third book because I CANNOT WAIT!! YA fantasy fans do yourself a favor and get your noses into this series, it will delight you!
Kaitlyn is giving away two SIGNED paperbacks of The Shadow Soul, to enter please visit her rafflecopter giveaway!
You can purchase the book at one of the links below:
Smashwords – http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/473334
About the Author
Kaitlyn Davis is the bestselling author of the Midnight Fire series, a young adult paranormal romance, and the A Dance of Dragons series, a young adult epic fantasy.
Kaitlyn graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Johns Hopkins University with a B.A. in Writing Seminars. She’s been writing ever since she picked up her first crayon and is overjoyed to finally share her work with the world. She currently lives in New York City and dreams of having a puppy of her own.