Thursday, September 6, 2012

Lightning Rod

Title: Lightning Rod
Author: Vaughn R. Demont
Publisher: Samhain Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-61921-084-4
Genre: {M/M} Urban Fantasy Series
Rating: 4.5 Nymphs
Literary Nymphs Reviewer: Chocolate Minx

Publication Date: 10-09-2012 

James Black is hurled into a role he neither asked for nor desired. However, fate has declared James will be a sorcerer and so his magical training journey begins.

Lightning Rod is the second book in the Broken Mirrors series. The intricate mystery plot features a number of mythical creatures; wizards, dragons, gods, goddesses, coyote shifter as well as zombies. There is also a great deal of dangerous confrontations with the ex-boyfriend who refuses to die along with the other creatures, all of whom seek to kill James. The characters are creditable. James is a passive college student who finally escapes his abusive live in boyfriend only to end up in the grips of death. Saved by destiny and a god, James is delivered into the hands of his new caretaker, a dragon named Dave. Confused regarding his purpose as well as grieving the lost contact with his family, James goes in search of magical help. Rescued from yet another attempted murder by a powerful sorcerer named Cale, James becomes Cale’s apprentice as well as his lover.

Vaughn R. Demont has created an absorbing and enjoyable fantasy with an unexpected happy for the moment finale. 

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