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Breath of the Earth (The Trojan Chronicles Book 1) by Claire Simpson

By Claire Simpson

whereas her mom is making an attempt to pair her off with a by no means finishing procession of wrong older males, Persephone is extra drawn to exploring the previous shrines of fogotten gods and warding off the makes an attempt at friendship prolonged via her half-sister Helen. unsatisfied with the responsiblity of her demi-god prestige, Persephone chooses in its place to easily forget about her skills, which might be tricky whilst the grass is sort of actually transforming into underneath her street.

Helen has her personal difficulties, her father is a godly playboy who has difficulty remembering the names of all of his little ones, and her mother's more and more unpredictable psychological nation has visible Helen shipped off to stick with her step-mother within the nation. decided to not unfastened what continues to be of her social status, Helen is fortunately ready to marry a stranger, viewing it as a merely company association. it is a disgrace that the one male inside of ten miles that she could even contemplate is fortunately dwelling with a mountain nymph on his father's farm.

After being kidnapped by way of Hades, the god of the Underworld, Persephone focuses all of her realization on warding off his advances and assisting others trapped there, whereas above her the area, now disadvantaged of her skills, is demise. As her self belief in her get away starts off to dwindle, Persephone quickly unearths that her personal lifestyles is seeping away, and she's definite it will not be lengthy sooner than the Underworld claims her as considered one of it is own.

Set sooner than the occasions of the Trojan conflict, and lengthy earlier than Paris' recognized kidnap of the married Helen of Troy, the development that marked the beginning of Troy's downfall, 'Breath of the Earth' winds jointly the tales of Persephone, Helen and Paris.

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