Magic is the last gift Alex Noziak wants but she must embrace it to gain her freedom.
Alex Noziak, part-witch, part-shaman is dumped into the middle of four hostile non-human females and expected to train as a team to protect humans from preternatural threats. Prison never looked so good in comparison.
Alex rocks. Like seriously rocks. Alex has some incredibly amusing thought processes that really made me laugh. She’s got a hell of an attitude, and comes out with some pretty witty quips.
She’s strong, with a multitude of weaknesses – first and foremost? She doesn’t want to use her magic… unfortunately she’s being forced to, as she tried to protect and fight off the threats surrounds her.
The characterisation developed in this novella is a hell of a set up for the rest of the Invisible Recruit Series, and I can’t wait to get my hands on the other books. The characters are richly described, they all have their own secrets, and they are all there for one reason or another. You realise that this book becomes a fight for their survival as they try and understand that someone else is pulling the strings.
There is a lot of back story built into this book, that allows the reader to really get a feel for the world building that Mary Buckham has developed, and she pulls it off seamlessly. There are broken relationships, death, bizarre happenings, and of course bonds that are made to be broken. This is a fast paced book, and a fast read. If you’re anything like me, you’ll devour the book pretty damn quickly. This is a definite must read for anyone who enjoys a bit of a thrill, a good laugh, and great characters with attitude.
It was fun, witty, gripping, and the characters were great. With these types of dynamics woven with the myths and unknown, it was a great plotline.
This book was read as an Advanced Reading Copy in exchange for an honest review.