Monday, September 16, 2013

Jump by Cindy Petterson

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JUMP Centuries of loyalty His code of honor was respected without question, until he consumed the blood of an enemy in exchange for a mortal woman to be set free from certain slavery. He can’t forget her Despite knowing, he will be imprisoned and put to death if caught, Balen, a fierce Senses Tracker, returns to Toronto to find the mortal woman, Danielle, he left behind two years ago. Haunted with memories of the torture they endured in the hands of a Senses enemy, Balen’s determination to see her again, drives him to risk everything. But when he does, a new enemy comes into play, one he can’t defeat. To conquer the wrath of fear Determined to find some sort of peace after her abduction, Danielle finds solace in painting a man from her nocturnal unconsciousness. When he comes knocking on her door, her world is shattered and Danielle must face her worst fears in order to survive what is coming after them. It won’t stop. It can’t. For the ancient spell has no compassion. A journey of tenacious desire that refuses to fade even though that is what will destroy them. Because—in order for Danielle to live, first she must die.
Darra's Review:
Danielle keeps painting the same guy over and over. She has no idea who he is. And one day he shows up. The book starts with her being encaged and being tortured along with some other man. Balen was the other guy locked up. The things he did to protect her are amazing. The moment they see each other again she realizes he was someone important to her but everything is foggy. Everything before now is lost.
So many revelations occur after meeting him and how her best friend is acting. And she is not suppose to know. She gets thrown into a world that is not suppose to exist. Unbelievable powers that all her friends have, it is just to much for her. But she must move forward to stay alive.
This is literally the first quarter of the book.  I could make this review go on and on writing about all the things that happen. This book is non stop action and it keeps you reading till late at night. I was very tired that couple of days of reading!
I enjoyed the book. I read many that are similar to this one with all the magic and vampires. However this book still is different than all others.
I will give the book a 4.6. I heart Balen. He has made it on my book boyfriend list!  
Meet the Author
Cindy PI am Xamien's secret lover. Well, in my head I am and since I'm single this is completely allowed. Some of you may ask, who is Xamien, don't worry you will meet him soon enough, but no falling in love with him. He is all mine. Writing books is a fantastic way to have adventures that are impossible to have otherwise. I mean do you really want to fall in love with Waleron? He is so unstable and would never pick up after your dogs or clean the litter box. Not to mention the fact that he is always out killing disgusting grave robbing bug people. Curling up with a good book and losing yourself to another time and place is the greatest reward. Being able to feel a character's emotions, their fears, pain and love. Now that is incredible. I relish in the books that stay with me long after they have ended. This is what I strive for in my writing. To give the readers, and myself, an escape into another world, my world. I have been writing since I was twelve. My parents, sorry mom and dad, would send me to my room for an hour every night to do homework, and instead I wrote stories. Oops, guess that is why i did so bad in math. I have never stopped writing since then and never will. It's like an addiction, but a good one. I adore stepping into the shoes of a character and deciding their fate. The characters are why I write. I want to fall in love with them (even the bad ones), so that I care about what happens to them in a story. If I can't care about the characters then why bother with the story. I live in Toronto with a menagerie of pet that keep me on my toes.
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1 comment:

  1. Awww sweet review, thank you!! And glad Balen made it as a book boyfriend!! Thank you for having on your blog today and good luck to everyone in the contest!!