Veronica Scott: Priestess of the Nile

Review Priestess of the Nile

Diverting though undemanding read I njoyed the ancient Egyptian setting found the protagonists likable and found the THIEME Atlas of Anatomy ending satisfyingFull review soon at wwwmangamaniaccafecom Sobek is walking along the beach of Nile River and sees one of his abandon temples He heard a woman singing and followed the voice which led to Merys Merys was startle by Bek at first but later found herself wanting to know Sobek Merys told him about her life as her family servant and how her family wouldnt give her any dowryEvery chance Sobek had he would still away to see Merys However seeing a mortal a woman is against the law he still takes his chances to be with Merys Merys is also risks being caught by her family He tries to stay away from her but only find hisself longing to be with herI found this book to be a nice late night read This book is nicely written and I like the storyline that the Veronica Scott have plottedI think she did very well describing her characters Though I wish the story could have been a lit longerbecause it wouldve been better If you looking for a uick read with contains adult content mythology Egyptian cultureand paranormal romance its a nice story You can also read this review at Reflections on Reading Romance This is a very short novella about 21000 words set in. Egypt 1500 BC Drawn to his abandoned temple on the banks of the Nile by annchanting song Sobek the Crocodile God is ven captivated by the sight of the singer herself Appearing to her as a man he learns she is Merys a descendant of his last priestess Though filled with lust Sobek believes

Ant manner Because the novella is so short there s little time to develop the characters of Merys and Sobek adeuately which is why the romance suffers a bit I think Merys is portrayed as an innocent Cinderella type forced to work as a servant for her vil stepmother but we don t learn much about her beyond that Sobek begins as an arrogant god but soon becomes all too human in his dealings with Merys which is forbidden for the gods of this pantheon I feel like I would have Way of the Shaman enjoyed the romance between Sobek and Merys a bit if we could have spent time with the two of them together I also would have liked to see Sobek s personality changes develop slowly but again the length of the text prohibits thisFrankly this was a uick read with a refreshing setting and I would like to see of Ms Scott s work because of how well she incorporated the setting and her research I feel that this novella was very successful as a story that draws a reader in but the romance needed a little bit developmentI received this book for review from Carina Press through NetGalley I thought this sounded up my alley but I m tired of romance books describing the male love interest s anatomy immediately twitching upon meeting the female protagonist like it s some kind of sex compass No Just stop right there. Aving her village she dares not dream of the future or loveSobek takesvery opportunity to visit Merys taxing his resolve to leave her pure When he saves her life their mutual desire must be sated But can a love between a human and an immortal survive the ultimate test of the gods21000 words.

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Ancient Egypt While it s a lovely story that I very much Gallowglass enjoyed the romance fell a bit flat for me probably because the length of the novella prohibited much character development That said I absolutely loved the Egyptian setting and was drawn in almost at once by the detailMerys is the great granddaughter of a priestess of the Crocodile god Sobek and is fishing on the shore of the Nile near the god s abandoned temple when a handsome stranger approaches He introduces himself as Bek but he s actually the Crocodile god Sobek in the flesh Sobek is fascinated by the charmingly innocent Merys but he knows that the gods are not allowed relationships with mortal women Despite this he finds himself falling for the young woman and begins searching for a way for the two to be togetherThere s much to like about this novella particularly its setting Ms Scott does an amazing job of immersing the reader in the culture and surroundings of Ancient Egypt without bogging you down inxcessive details The political organization of Egypt plays an important role in how the story unfolds in ways that I didn t The Inclusion Imperative expect but very muchnjoyed I m not at all conversant with Egyptian history but the novella comes across as very well researched and I like benefiting from that research in such a pleas. Erys deserves to be than just his mistress But the rules that govern the Egyptian pantheon forbid anything beyond a physical joining of a Great One and a human Merys is attracted to the handsome stranger who arouses passions in her that no man The Public-Private Partnership Handbook ever has But with no dowry and no hope ofver le.

USA Today Best Selling Science Fiction & Paranormal Romance authorVeronica Scott grew up in a house with a library as its heart Dad loved science fiction Mom loved ancient history and Veronica thought there needed to be romance in everything When she ran out of books to read she started writing her own storiesMISC FACTS ABOUT VERONICASeven time winner SFR Galaxy AwardProud recipient