Blog Tour Kick Off Giveaway & Review Aphrodite's Secret by Samantha Ketteman

Monday, April 22, 2013
Title: Aphrodite's Secret
Author: Samantha Ketteman
Series: The Forgotten (Book 1)
Genre: Paranormal Romance/Urban Fantasy
Publisher:  Self Published
Release Date: Feb 28 2013
Edition/Formats Available In:  E~book  & Print
Source: Author 4 Blog Tour & Honest Review

Kaira, still reeling from the loss of her younger sister in a tragic boating accident, lives in the dark world of exotic dancing for survival. When one man enters her life, her world is turned upside down and inside out, where reality and fantasy seem to intertwine.
Kaira feels the eyes of a striking man watching her every move on stage. Zane is a scarred man with many secrets, one of which is the knowledge of who and what Kaira really is and the danger she will face.
While Zane fights a subconscious battle about what to tell her and whether he cares enough to get involved, another has noticed her as well. An Ithacan, sent to destroy her for what she is and take her powers to the God that has commanded all Forgotten be exterminated. The God intends to absorb her powers and rule absolutely.
Before Kaira realizes what is coming for her, she finds herself tumbling into a world where a scarred man that she is inexplicably attracted to will become her only hope. A hideous creature, one such as she’s never seen, is hunting her and trying his best to destroy everything and everyone she knows to get what he wants for his Master, and only Zane knows why.
While Kaira thinks it coincidence that Zane shows up at the club the girls like to frequent after work, Zane uses the planned interception to explore the pull that he feels towards Kaira, when he has cared for no one but himself for so many years. After finally meeting, Zane notices that the Ithacan has also followed and as their eyes meet, they both know that the battle for her soul will come; who will win is less important as the insistence Zane feels to tell Kaira who and what she is before she ends up like her sister.

I enjoyed this read from the beginning it was unique the characters are enjoyable and well developed. The storyline was interesting and fast moving in parts. I fell for Zane I think just as much as Kai had. I loved the underlying story of the forgotten ones and would have loved more of the story from the God and Goddess. Samantha Ketteman used good description on some aspects while others good have used a little more description. While the story was fast paced and easy to read it still left me with questions not answered I hope there will be a part two with some answer to the questions I still have. I do recommend this book to the romance lovers out there. It has a sweet romance storyline that you can not help enjoy. Kai was a character that was shy at first but came into herself. While Jas was a spitfire from the beginning. Zane was a damaged soul until he found Kai and her love kindle feelings in him he had not had in a very long time. 

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  Samantha Ketteman has resided in southern Illinois for 7 years, (though still claims to be an Alabama girl), with her husband and three crazy demon children. She started reading novels at a very young age and decided two years ago to write for herself. She is working on The Forgotten series, as well as two others. She is a caffiene addict, insomniac, and general basketcase most of the time. When she's not writing, she's thinking of writing, much to the chagrin of her husband who has to listen to her paranormal ramblings.

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Meghan Stith said...

I love the Black Dagger Brotherhood! It's excellent! Thanks for the giveaway!
mestith at gmail dot com

Kelly Powell said...

Thank you for sharing. I love any paranormal romance :)

Rana Davis Adams said...

Miss Samantha, you are a "new to me" author and I enjoyed your synopsis your shared as well as the interview. I look forward to reading this story. Thank you

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