YA Fantasy Romance
May 5, 2014
Cynthia has always hidden from her father’s hexes behind her older sister. When her family gains independence unheard of for women, she’s relieved that her days of harsh punishments are over. But as her seventeenth birthday approaches—the typical age to be sold to a new master—death threats endanger her sisters. She now faces two options: run or meet society’s expectations.
For once, Cynthia isn’t going to let her older sister shield her from the problem. She’s going to prove to herself, her sisters, and society that her family isn’t a threat to their traditions. She willingly chooses to be purchased by a new master. A bold step that takes her somewhere she never thought she would go and to a man she might possibly fall in love with. With his help, she may just find a way to save her sisters while discovering how to stand up for herself. If she lives long enough.
Lauren's Review: We received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review
After reading the first book in the series “You Are Mine”, I wasn’t sure how Janeal was going to enhance the story since it involved another set of characters (which we all fell in love with) but kept the same setting, and I was definitely wrong. She created another set of characters with the main character being Serena’s sister, Cynthia. They were so easy to fall in love with and root for, but they were also completely different from the main characters in the first novel, including who we thought Cynthia to be. Janeal has continued to add layers to the stories of these women and sisters in Chardonia, making you fall in love with them, but also throwing in twists that you didn’t see coming! She was still able to involve Serena and Zade, but she really allowed for Cynthia to shine through which added a new dimension to the fight for freedom that these women are in the midst of. Once again Janeal has created a fun read that leaves you wanting more. Good thing the series is not over and there’s more to come!