The Fire Wars (Fire Wars, #1) by Kailin Gow

The Fire Wars (Fire Wars, #1)

 262 pages
October 17th 2011
by The Edge (first published September 30th 2011)

A dystopian romance that takes place on an island and is the melding of mythologies from two different cultures.
Her destiny was written in the books…but can she change a course that has already begun thousands of years ago?
Mackenzy Evers had moved with her mother from Angel Island to Aeros Island during her senior year. What can be worse than to finish her senior year at a new school?
Living during the post-Erosion period on Earth where there is less land than before, Mac is happy to discover an island of rich beauty and lush landscapes, not to mention mysterious handsome boys and an ancient prophecy that is set to come true in Mac’s lifetime.
Chance Cutter claims she is his Queen, his goddess to his Fire King, whom he had been searching for years. Their attraction to each other is undeniable, yet why does he seem to hate her? And who is she really?


What this book contains:

This is a fast paced greek mythology based book with other mythologies thrown in.  There is a love trinangle and some violence. It is a Dystopian series.

The plot:

The world has under gone an erosion period and is basically being taken over by the ocean.  The only thing that can stop it seem to be if  Vesta the fire goddess awakens and joins with her fire king and brings back fire to the land.   But no one seems to know who the real Vesta is so the girls that believe that they might be must under go a test, if they fail they die.

The book is basically about a young girl who moves to Aeros island because her mother takes a new job with a large hotel.  On the island she meets the owner son and nephew.  This is where the love triangle comes into play.  She feels an attraction to both boys, one makes her feel calm and safe.  The other makes her feel on fire and out of control.  She soon learns that the boys are the embodiment of gods and that one is looking for Vesta his fire goddess.   The boys both are falling for her and they both are trying to keep her safe in their own way.   One feels that she is Vesta but they both feel that it is to dangerous for her to find out.  What will she decide?

My Thoughts: 

Book is very well written and very fast paced.   I found myself sucked in right away and didn’t want to put it down.  Kailin never disappoints her book are fun, quick and always leave you wanting more.  She is fast become one of my absolute favorite authors!


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