Friday, March 8, 2013

Review Day: Purgatory Reign

It's Review Day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Title: Purgatory Reign
Author: LM Preston
My Rating: 4 stars

Book Blurb:

Something evil this way comes...sadly for it, Peter Saints awaits.

Peter Saint's life stinks. But things are about to get much worst. First, his parents are murdered in front of him. Then another victim dies in his arms. Visions plague Peter with warnings that something wants him for a sinister cause. It desires the one thing that Peter refuses to give—his blood. Peter carries within him the one gift or curse that could unlock a secret to destroy the human race. On the run with Angel, a scruffy kid, Peter starts to unravel the mystery. It's the one treasure the heavens sought to hide from the world. Unfortunately, when Peter finds the answer that he hopes will save the girl he loves, he opens the door to a great evil that happens to be salivating to meet him.

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About the Author, L.M. Preston:
L.M. Preston loved to create poetry and short-stories as a young girl. She worked in the IT field as a Techie and Educator for over sixteen years. Her passion for writing science fiction was born under the encouragement of her husband who was a Sci-Fi buff and her four kids. Her obsessive desire to write and create stories of young people who overcome unbelievable odds feeds her creation of multiple series for Middle Grade and Young Adult readers thirsty for an adventure. She loves to write while on the porch watching her kids play or when she is traveling, which is another passion that encouraged her writing.

My Review:
Purgatory Reign is a very creative novel.  Peter, a young teen who lives in an orphanage, believes he is cursed.  He saw his parents die when he was very young and it has plagued him ever since.  He was taken in by Pastor Finn at the orphanage - but little did he know it wasn't because his parents were dead, it's because the Pastor is protecting him from something evil.  When Peter witnesses the death of a young girl named Hanna, she gives him a mark on his hand that will change his entire life.  Pastor Finn send Peter away to another hidden church so he can be safe.  While at the new church Peter discovers a map of other places with strange symbols on them - and the ghost of his Mom....

The story gets even more thrilling and is filled with plot twists (which I absolutely loved).  L.M. Preston took a typical coming-of-age story and gave it a whole new fantasy/sci-fi twist.  I loved the creativity put into this novel.  I never fully knew what was going to happen until the very end.  An incredible novel that keeps your interest the entire time.  I definitely recommend this one to anyone who loves a good thriller, fantasy, YA novel.  So... L.M. when is the sequel coming out?! :D

L.M. Preston and Tribute Books are holding a huge giveaway during the rest of the blog tour.  Enter below for your chance to win tons of great prizes!!

Keep up with L.M. Preston and Purgatory Reign on Goodreads, Twitter, Facebook, her website, her blog,  YouTube, and the blog tour's website.  Happy Reading!


Tribute Books said...

Hilary, thanks for the review and for recommending L.M.'s latest novel to all of the YA fans out there :)

P.S. The pics of your puppy are SO cute!

LM Preston said...

Thanks for taking the time to review Purgatory Reign and look out for book 2, Deviant Storm in 2014! Oh, love the puppy. I just got one myself who keeps me too busy.

HilyBee said...

Thanks Nicole and LM! :D Book 2 will be great!!

He's a bouncy little puppy and we love him! He is growing quickly and getting prettier too.