Tuesday, February 11, 2014

BLOG TOUR: Such Sweet Sorrow by Jenny Trout

Never was there a tale of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo…But true love never dies. Though they’re parted by the veil between the world of mortals and the land of the dead, Romeo believes he can restore Juliet to life, but he’ll have to travel to the underworld with a thoroughly infuriating guide.
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, may not have inherited his father’s crown, but the murdered king left his son a much more important responsibility—a portal to the Afterjord, where the souls of the dead reside. When the determined Romeo asks for help traversing the treacherous Afterjord, Hamlet sees an opportunity for adventure, and the chance to avenge his father’s death.
In an underworld filled with leviathan monsters, ghoulish shades, fire giants and fierce Valkyrie warriors, Hamlet and Romeo must battle their way through jealousy, despair, and their darkest fears to rescue the fair damsel. Yet finding Juliet is only the beginning, and the Afterjord doesn’t surrender souls without a price…

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Jenny Trout is an author, blogger, and funny person. Writing as Jennifer Armintrout, she made the USA Today bestseller list with Blood Ties Book One: The Turning. Her novel American Vampire was named one of the top ten horror novels of 2011 by Booklist Magazine Online. She is a proud Michigander, mother of two, and wife to the only person alive capable of spending extended periods of time with her without wanting to kill her.

I have to begin by saying that the cover of this book is amazing...It really drew me in and hooked me.
Then, when I read the synopsis, I was highly intrigued and was sold on reading Such Sweet Sorrow.
I don't really know anyone who isn't familiar with the tale of Romeo and Juliet.  It is one of those stories that many romances are compared to.
So, to know that there was soooo much more to happen AFTERWARDS, I couldn't wait to see how this was going to go.
BUT...that was not all...Let's add Hamlet to the mix, plus a paranormal factor and some mythology and this story has now gone over the top...
I love all things paranormal and dealing with mythology.  I think this element to the story was quite entertaining. The characters were interesting and intriguing.  They definitely kept me enthralled and guessing at what is to come...  
Such Sweet Sorrow was a fun, creative, quick read that captivated me from start to finish.  With a fascinating twist to an age old tale, this book is definitely a recommended read. 

Giveaway Details:
1 Prize pack of the 2013 DVD of Romeo and Juliette and the 2010 DVD of Hamlet and 1 signed copy of Such Sweet Sorrow. US ONLY
3 paperbacks of Such Sweet Sorrow US Only.

3 eBooks of Such Sweet Sorrow International.

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