Review + Giveaway: Murdering Eve by Kelly Lee

Posted April 8, 2012 by Suzanne in Reviews / 20 Comments

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Review + Giveaway: Murdering Eve by Kelly Lee
Murdering Eve
by Kelly Lee

3 Stars

BOOK INFO


Released: November 3, 2011
Series: Four Realms #1


Eve Moore is having a bad week, first witnessing her husbands murder by his newest girlfriend, then being transported to Olympus where she learns she may not be human after all, but the product of a love affair between her hippy new-age mother andd a god. All Eve wants is for things to go back to normal, unfortunately to do that she has to find Whit Blackstone a troll who has been banished to the Earth for disobedience in the next two weeks and bring him back to Olympus. But Eve has enemies she doesn’t know about and one has set an assassin on her trail determined to kill her.

This was an entertaining read, I like books that somehow involve the Greek gods and goddesses as I always find it interesting to see how they are potrayed. But although it did involve the Pantheon, most of this book was set in the Earth realm, with Eve and Whit.

Although I did like this book, Eve and Whit were amiable characters and I loved that she Kelly Lee changed our preconceived notions of Trolls from ugly generally disgusting and primitive creatures to the sexy manliness that was Whit, I found this book was quite slow. It took a while for it to get started and when it did, I didn’t feel any tension in the plot line or feel any sense of danger for Eve and Whit even though they were being pursued by a murderous Titan. It was also one of those books where everything seems to happen all at once at the end, in one big confrontation with the big daddy of all the gods Zeus.

But although there didn’t seem to be any tension and urgency in the plot, I did like the chemistry and sexual tension between Whit and Eve, I thought they were a good couple, the sex was smoking hot and they were also really cute together.

Kelly Lee is graciously giving away one digital copy of Murdering Eve to one lucky Maiden! To enter, please be a follower and leave a meaningful comment on this review. Good luck!

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Gosh, we all seem to be admitting our ages…and I hate that I am at the point in life when admitting my age is a “thing”…whodda thunk it? I was kind of hoping I would remain 21 forever. However, I have moved out of that New Adult stage of my life and am now strictly in the Contemporary Romance age zone of 28. I would prefer to be in an Urban Fantasy arena, but I don’t think I own enough black leather. However, I could probably squeeze into some PNR, I am fully prepared to give a horn job to my favourite demon, or suck on my sexy vamps…fangs and I am definitely up for some heavy petting with some fine looking shifters. Than again their’s always Sci Fi…I am fully prepared to do the right thing and help some poor alien race with more 6 packs than a supermarket repopulate their planet. Not that I am loose woman or anything.

Annnnnd I will stop myself there, before I start waxing lyrical about my love of historical romance and fantasy as well; no one needs to know about my elf fantasies. As you can tell, I adore and day dream about most romance genres, and my three big loves are 1) reading about romance 2) writing about romance and 3) talking about romance with my gals. Which, is why I love Under the Covers so much, I get all my bookish needs satisfied and don’t get judged when I talk about my favourite characters like they are real people. Which they are right?
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ah.. an adult version of Percy Jackson Series? i’ll give it a shot

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It sounds interesting1 Iwould realy like to win the copy of this book.

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I am curious about this here troll man… πŸ˜€

kerry
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this looks like a it could be really good.

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Looks pretty good, I would love a chance to read it.
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Hm, sexy trolls? Sounds like my kind of book! πŸ˜€

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Kassandra
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I enjoy seeing authors different takes on existing mythology. Looks promising.

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Lauren Mackesy

Ooh, mythology! This looks really good! Thanks for the giveaway!
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Joanne
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This sounds like an intriguing book. I can’t wait to learn more about Whit.

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Kelly L Lee
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Kelly L Lee

Thank you so much for the review and the comments! Can’t wait to give away a copy of the book! http://Www.kellyleefiction.com

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Kelly L Lee

Thank you so much for the review and the comments! Can’t wait to give away a copy of the book! http://Www.kellyleefiction.com

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Thanks for the review! This books sounds fun! I’m definitely going over to check it out πŸ™‚

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Stella (Ex Libris)

I haven’t read the Percy Jackson series but I’ve heard it is fantastic. The cover looks intriguing (and kickass!), so I’m curious πŸ™‚

Thank you for the giveaway and happy Easter!

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I enjoy reading about the Greek gods and a handsome and sexy troll sounds intriging!
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This book sounds very interesting! Thank you for the chance to win a copy πŸ˜€

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I’m definitely intrigued by Whit the sexy troll!

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Sounds like an awesome read!!! Added to my wishlist! πŸ™‚
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I like stories involving Greek mythology and I am intrigued on a troll hero. Thanks for sharing and for the giveaway opportunity.

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Sounds great I would love this opportunity

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Heather
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I guess if I had to witness a murder, my husbands girlfriend would be a great one to see.