HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY! I hope you'll have a great time everyone! For today I have for you a story old as myths with two star-crossed lovers by Nazarea Andrews!. Follow the review and make sure to check this book since it's on sale!
Stardust Destiny by Nazarea Andrews
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Summary from GoodReads
The face that launched a thousand ships...
I grew up knowing my destiny. Daddy pounded it in my head, my brother repeated it every day of my life. I was the only daughter of the Orsi crime syndicate, the pretty prize that would bring peace. My one job was to marry Callum Sheehan, the vicious head of the Irish mob in Chicago.
I never questioned my future–until I saw him.
The man who was never meant to love her…
I wasn’t going to the wedding. It’s shit that my brother does, things our father requires of the heir of the Sosa cartel. Not me. I’m the black sheep, the one Mama spoiled, and my father loves, but without the pressure of expectation. But Sheehan is too big a deal for me to blow off.
And then I see her.
The love that started a war…
She isn’t mine. She will never be mine. I watch her fall apart when she thinks no one is watching. I watch her marry another man. I watch her bravery. And I don’t care who she belongs to or that it will start a war between our families.
I will damn us both to possess her, and burn down the world to keep her.
A modern erotic retelling of Helen of Troy, and the epic love that brought an empire to its knees.
I received an ecopy in exchange for an honest review.
Nazarea Andrews is one of the authors who can jump from genre to genre and still write stories that captivate you in every way. Combining mythology with the dark world of Mafia is also a new style I've never seen so far in the books I've read.
"Stardust Destiny" is a retelling of Helen of Troy but in the present with conspiracies and danger. Ileana and Paris is a couple which I fear too much. I don't know if they'll survive or not and I really want to read their story in the sequel. What I couldn't quite catch was how quickly their relationship formed. It was almost insta-love without any serious couple development. If this is explained in some way in the next book, then I will let it go.
It's a good read, if you like Mafia and sexy men and I hope it will satisfy you.
About the author:
Nazarea Andrews is an avid reader and tends to write the stories she wants to read. She loves chocolate and coffee almost as much as she loves books, but not quite as much as she loves her kids. She lives in south Georgia with her husband, daughters, and overgrown dog.