Oct 22, 2016

Book Review: Throne of Novoxos

The brave warrior, Prince Comron Van Laven, lays at death’s door after a near fatal transport crash. His life is in the hands of his mortal enemy who does the unthinkable…she saves him…in so many ways. Together the two must battle for survival against the harsh elements, deadly assassins and vicious animal attacks. But that’s only the beginning of their struggles.

Once rescued, they must confront the bitter enmity that exists between their worlds, in addition to the dark family secrets threatening to destroy them. Bound by their deep bond, the two embark on a new odyssey where all forces have turned against them and are seeking their lives. But with the help of some shadowy mercenaries, the two just might make it to the throne of Novoxos to stake their royal claim and defeat their enemies.

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I so love a good space opera filled with space and land battles, impossible relationship and interstellar politics.  And I do have to say that the THRONE OF NOVOXOS has all of those and more.  

When I first started reading the book and met Comron I was immediately taken back to Dune but that impression didn't last for long.  While there are politics, they seem to be more approachable then the ones in the old sci-fi standby.  And to tell you the truth, I found Comron to be a bit of an ass.  I know that a good portion of that is his upbringing by his insane father but still.

The character that I really liked is the one that Comron fell in love with Vaush.  She is down to earth and just wants to make the world, or in this case worlds, a better place for everyone to live.  So of course she saves Comron even though their families are deadly enemies because that is the type of person she is.

I really enjoyed THRONE OF NOVOXOS with its fast pacing, interesting characters, an unauthorized love and danger around every turn.  I do think that my readers who enjoy space opera will enjoy it. There are a few sex scenes but nothing too graphic so this book would work for older teens as well as adults.

*** I received this book at no charge from NetGalley in exchange for a fair and honest review.  All opinions expressed within are my own.


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