Book Review: Shadow Fire by Kimber Leigh Wheaton

Shadow Fire

Shadow fire

Ashlyn – a free-spirited teenager whose peaceful life is shattered when the village elders honor her with a perilous quest to recover a stolen relic.

Zane – a jaded mercenary, torn by his undeniable desire for Ashlyn and the dark secret that could make her hate him forever.

Delistaire – a malevolent sorcerer driven by an insatiable lust for power.

All three are bound together by an ancient relic supposedly infused with the power of a Goddess.

Shadow Fire – adventure, passion, secrets, and betrayal

As Ashlyn and Zane race to stay one step ahead of the evil lurking in the shadows, their passions are ignited and their bond strengthens. But will they find the relic before Delistaire? Or has their entire quest been orchestrated from the very beginning by a madman in pursuit of ultimate power?

Each installment of The Light Chronicles is a standalone story.

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About the Author:


Kimber Leigh Wheaton is a YA/NA author with a soft spot for sweet romance and is a member of Romance Writers of America.

She is married to her soul mate, has a teenage son, and shares her home with three dogs and four cats. No, she doesn’t live on a farm, she just loves animals. Her house is filled with dragons, though she does lament that they are the porcelain, non-flying variety.

Kimber Leigh is addicted to romance, videogames, superheroes, villains, and chocolate—not necessarily in that order. (If she has to choose, she’ll take a chocolate covered superhero!)

Her debut novel, Shadow Fire, is the first book in The Light Chronicles series. Watch for book two, Stolen Moon, a standalone sequel, coming soon.

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My Thoughts:

This is a wonderful fantasy fiction that will keep you turning the pages to find out more. The story is about a quest and follows Ashlyn as she sets out to find the missing Goddess statue along with Zane. The story is filled with adventure and magic, romance,  a number of weird creatures and an evil wizard.The quest forms the main backbone of the story and we are introduced to a number of characters who add some meaning and help us understand the central characters.

Ashlyn is a strong character, easy to connect with and she can be taken as an example of strength and determination. The other characters who help her throughout are well thought out and fit in perfectly. The use of magic and how Ashlyn learns to channel her energy into doing magic. There are many unpredictable things that happen in this story which makes it all the more entertaining.

We can learn a number of lessons from this story and the author delivers them in a subtle manner. A simple story that will tug at your heart in some places and make you laugh in others. The story is straightforward as are the characters with a lot less deceit than can usually be seen in books of the same genre.

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