I must admit that it took me a bit of time to get into this book- I, for the life of me, couldn't remember what happened in the first book, though I only read it a few months ago (though I don't fault the author, Megan, whatsoever, I should have reread the first book prior to reading this to refresh my memory of everything that occurred in it).
That being said, like "Savor" I LOVED Megan's writing style in this book- I literally bookmarked countless pages in this book solely for the descriptions contained within them. I am convinced that Megan can create a setting like no other and, as I mentioned in my review of "Savor", because of Megan's talent for descriptive writing (descriptive writing that not once gets too flowery or too overdone) it is effortless to situate yourself into Claire's position within the book.
I think that (if I was forced to choose one) my largest complaint about this book was that the characters that I had come to love in the previous book made little to no appearance in this book Dmitry, Arrick, Robin and the likes of. Though Claire's biological parents, Cathair and Ione, were such a welcome addition to the series. Their interactions with one another will truly pull at your heartstrings.
All in all, this is a worthy sequel to "Savor"- while at time "Savor" was a bit slow and dragged on, this book was fast-paced and kept you on the edge of your seat the entire time. Furthermore, it was really great to see Claire truly grow as a
I received this book from the author to read and review. I was not compensated in any way for said review.