Thursday, May 14, 2015

Review: "Marked" (Servants of Fate #1) by Sarah Fine

Marked (Servants of Fate, #1)Marked by Sarah Fine
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Summary from GoodReads

In a broken landscape carved by environmental collapse, Boston paramedic Cacia Ferry risks life and limb on the front lines of a fragile and dangerous city. What most don’t know—including her sexy new partner, Eli Margolis—is that while Cacy works to save lives, she has another job ferrying the dead to the Afterlife. Once humans are “Marked” by Fate, the powerful Ferrys are called to escort the vulnerable souls to either eternal bliss or unending fire and pain.

Unaware of Cacy’s other life, Eli finds himself as mesmerized by his fierce and beautiful partner as he is mistrustful of the influential Ferry clan led by the Charon—who happens to be Cacy’s father. Cacy, in turn, can no longer deny her intense attraction to the mysterious ex-Ranger with a haunted past. But just as their relationship heats up, an apparent hit takes the Charon before his time. Shaken to the core, Cacy pursues the rogue element who has seized the reins of Fate, only to discover that Eli has a devastating secret of his own. Not knowing whom to trust, what will Cacy have to sacrifice to protect Eli—and to make sure humanity’s future is secure?



 I received an ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review!

This is the third time I read a book of Sarah's and was astonished by the world-building! On "Marked" we fall into a world after the climate change, where a family rules as the Ferry's, meaning Charon, the deliverer of souls.

Cacia is the daughter of the family and along with her siblings and father help the souls pass on Heaven or Hell. When she meets Eli, a man who can make her feel more over her duty, the same day her father dies, she realises that she may lose more than she expected.

I liked the use of Greek mythology on the novel and I felt it added more mystery to some characters, especially Moros. The intense scenes had me fanning myself and even the fighting scenes had me gripped on my seat!

I really enjoyed the chemistry between Eli and Cacy and I am sure that the next book will feature more of the Ferry family! :)
The novel was consuming and amazingly written!

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