Title: Fate of War (Leftover Girl Book 5)
Genre: Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction, Young Adult
The thrilling conclusion to the Leftover Girl series... Jes has finally come home to Golvern and assumed her place as future queen. With Christian at her side, she must battle the government's attempts to steal her power along with a marriage arranged by her father years before. Feeling abandoned and afraid, Jes has no idea a team of fighters works in the shadows to protect her, led by Pade. Pade struggles to keep Jes safe from the evil Tyros but is shocked to learn who's really behind the violence. When Jes is kidnapped, he must make a choice that will affect the lives of every person on Golvern and put his family in jeopardy. The final battle will force all secrets into the light, leaving Jes and Pade to fight for Golvern and their love. Books in this series: Leftover Girl Secrets Return Prison of Lies Illusion of Truth Fate of War
Jes has returned home to Golvern to take her place as the future queen. She has a lot to overcome including agreeing to marry the man her father arranged for her to marry. How can she marry another when Pade captured her heart and soul back on Earth? There are people in the government who want to steal her power but she won’t let it happen. Little does she know her very life is about to be threatened when she is kidnapped. Will Pade rescue her or is she all alone? Enemies become allies and Jes finally understands the meaning behind the phrase, Fate of War. Who will be left standing and who will sacrifice all for the betterment of Golvern?
I have to admit, after reading Fear Darkness, I knew I had to go back and read Fate of War. Boy, I’m sure glad I did. From the first page to the last, Fate of War is a thrilling dystopian adventure. Being the last book in the series, a lot of loose ends get tied up. The stakes are at an all-time high for Jes and Pade. Secrets are revealed and one mistake puts Jes’ life in danger. The suspense was so intense at one point, I started hyperventilating. I whipped through the pages and ended up reading it in two days. I applaud C.C. Bolick for wrapping up the series brilliantly. I was sad when it ended. This is one book I will have on my keeper shelf and will re-read again and again. Highly recommend!
Pade. In previous books, I’ve disliked Pade. But it took me this long to finally understand him. He’s one of those characters whose complexity masks his true nature until the big moment. Pade has some tough choices to make in this book and his journey from who he was to who he becomes is immense.
My Rating: 5+ stars
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An engineer by day and author by night, C.C. loves to mix teenage drama with her favorite genres—sci-fi, fantasy, and paranormal. If you enjoy page-turning drama, family secrets, epic love stories, and a special power or two, her books might be for you. Readers who enjoy stories set in the same universe should start with the Leftover Girl books. These books are a mix of soft sci-fi and fantasy. Next is The Agency series which has a paranormal/thriller story and then The Fear Chronicles which is urban fantasy. Although each series builds on the last, these books were written so that readers can start with Run Don't Think or Fear Justice and enjoy that series without reading the previous books. Connect with her on Facebook and Twitter @ccbolick Visit www.ccbolick.com for updates on future releases. Sign up to get a free copy of Heart of a Traitor. Leftover Girl Series (Jes and Pade): Leftover Girl Secrets Return Prison of Lies Illusion of Truth Fate of War The Agency Series (Angel and Skip): Run Don't Think Love Don't Wait Fight Don't Fear Heart of a Traitor (A Leftover Girl/Agency Novel) The Fear Chronicles (Rena and Travis): Fear Justice Fear Power Fear Darkness Fear Tomorrow (April 2020)
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Reviewed by: Mrs. N