Cursed; Enchanted Gods #1
(#1 within a trilogy)
Publication Date: July 6, 2021
Genre/Tropes: New Adult/Mythology/Fantasy Romance
Author: K.K. Allen
Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars
This is Greek mythology, magic, and coming of age all rolled into one. It’s the perfect blend of storytelling for lovers of fantasy to get lost in and I loved the entire thing!
Kat – Katrina Summers – has always felt different, but couldn’t explain why or how mysterious things happened around her until she was sent to live with her grandmother after her mother passed away. Losing her mother was tough enough, but finding out her grandmother, whom she’d never met, is the founder of a small beach town and the Summers name is basically attached to everything, well for Kat, it was a lot to take in.
Her grandmother, Rose Summers, is a woman with a lot of power, but just how much power Rose Summers truly has might not be the biggest mystery Kat has to solve while she’s living in Florida. She is surrounded by questions that she doesn’t even know to ask, and her frustration grows as the secrets mount around her. Kat spends time seeking answers to her past, the town, and secrets that continually pop up, but could the answers to those things be intertwined more closely than she ever thought possible?
On top of secrets, Kat finds an instant connection with Alec Stone, a popular boy who is sweet and particularly nice to the new girl in town. Kat also finds herself in the path of Johnny Pierce who instantly dislikes her, a feeling Kat is more familiar with from the town she used to live in. Johnny dislikes Kat upon first sight and while she doesn’t understand why, she tries to stay out of his way. These two boys couldn’t be more different than night and day and as much as Kat would like to stay away from one of them, she seems to cross his path no matter where she goes.
Probably my favorite parts are how Greek Mythology weaves in and out through the entire story (I’m such a geek for mythology and folklore). Like a lot of Greek love tragedies, Kat’s story is shaping up to be one fraught with danger, peril, sacrifice, loss, and of course epic love.
Cursed is just the first story in this epic ride with lots more to come and I can hardly wait to see what happens and who is truly going to make it out alive.
“𝘞𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘦𝘴 𝘶𝘴 𝘮𝘰𝘴𝘵 𝘱𝘰𝘸𝘦𝘳𝘧𝘶𝘭 𝘤𝘢𝘯 𝘢𝘭𝘴𝘰 𝘬𝘪𝘭𝘭 𝘶𝘴.”
Katrina Summer always knew she was different. Her fiery temper seems to perpetually land her in hot water, making her an outcast among her peers. When tragedy strikes and she’s sent to live with her only remaining family in the tiny coastal town of Apollo Beach, Katrina starts counting down the days until her eighteenth birthday.
Only then will she finally be free.
As Katrina learns the legends of her Ancient Greek ancestors, secrets from her heritage are exposed—secrets that her mother purposefully concealed. Her only solace is found in Alec Stone, the gorgeous guy next door. With his devastatingly charming smile, his persistent flirtation, and a love that sparks from the flames of friendship, he offers her a much-needed escape from the turmoil.
If only she wasn’t cursed.
As powerful forces threaten the lives in Apollo Beach, Katrina can’t escape the evocative world of mythological enchantment and evil prophecies that lurk around every corner.
𝘊𝘜𝘙𝘚𝘌𝘋 𝘪𝘴 𝘉𝘰𝘰𝘬 𝟷 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘢𝘭𝘭-𝘯𝘦𝘸 𝘌𝘕𝘊𝘏𝘈𝘕𝘛𝘌𝘋 𝘎𝘖𝘋𝘚 𝘴𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘴. 𝘍𝘰𝘳 𝘧𝘢𝘯𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘛𝘸𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵,𝘛𝘦𝘦𝘯 𝘞𝘪𝘵𝘤𝘩,𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘚𝘦𝘤𝘳𝘦𝘵 𝘊𝘪𝘳𝘤𝘭𝘦, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘗𝘦𝘳𝘤𝘺 𝘑𝘢𝘤𝘬𝘴𝘰𝘯.