November 03, 2021

#BookReview: Neon Gods (Dark Olympus #1) by Katee Robert






Synopsis: He was supposed to be a myth. But from the moment I crossed the River Styx and fell under his dark spell... he was, quite simply, mine.

Society darling Persephone Dimitriou plans to flee the ultra-modern city of Olympus and start over far from the backstabbing politics of the Thirteen Houses. But all that’s ripped away when her mother ambushes her with an engagement to Zeus, the dangerous power behind their glittering city’s dark facade.

With no options left, Persephone flees to the forbidden undercity and makes a devil’s bargain with a man she once believed a myth... a man who awakens her to a world she never knew existed.

Hades has spent his life in the shadows, and he has no intention of stepping into the light. But when he finds that Persephone can offer a little slice of the revenge he’s spent years craving, it’s all the excuse he needs to help her—for a price. Yet every breathless night spent tangled together has given Hades a taste for Persephone, and he’ll go to war with Olympus itself to keep her close…

A modern retelling of Hades and Persephone that’s as sinful as it is sweet.
 



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Rating: 3 Stars
My Review:  This one started out so compelling but as the story progressed it got lost along the way and I just kind of gave up with it.  I did finish it but I don't know if I would read book two or check this one out again.  






Review

"Deliciously inventive…This red-hot romance is a winner." - Publishers Weekly STARRED Review

"This smart re-imagining of the Persephone and Hades myth is an intriguing love story and amust-buy." - Booklist

"This modern-day retelling of the story of Hades and Persephone has lots to offer for romance fans looking for a slightly darker romance." - Library Journal










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