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Summary

When Diana of the cursed house Bellatrix loses her life, she is forced to admit to the king of the underworld that she had not become the hero she promised him. 

He did not rage, nor smite her soul where she stood. The king’s only demand for resurrection was her attendance at Afterlife Academy, a rehabilitation center for failed heroes of history. A place where she can learn to control her destructive, bloodthirsty power. As she adapts to her new home, she unexpectedly encounters a godchild of Mars known as Calix. His soft smiles and carefree laughter fill her chest with a warmth she has never known. 

One that will come to haunt her as she embarks on a journey to discover the truth of her cursed bloodline - the untold story of two people gripped by the warring hands of fate and love. One that proves the attraction she harbors toward Calix could have drastic consequences. 

A new adult fantasy reminiscent of A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Mass and The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller, Bound in Death explores true love and its limits.

©2021 Kaylin Peyerk (P)2022 Life

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Great

Loved this story, and cant wait to have the next book. I love stories based on mythology. And this didnt disappoint. I recomend this.

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Great start to series

I really enjoyed listening and loved the mythology and I can’t wait to listen to the next book. I haven’t listened to anything narrated by Jennifer Pickens before and I really enjoyed her narration.

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Not to shabby.

I was given a free copy of this book and I'm leaving an honest and voluntary review.

The story is very well though out and delivered perfectly in this fantasy. it's pace is apt kept me interested all the way through.
Good characters, good amount of detailing and all round very enjoyable.
The narration is spot on bringing a uniqueness to this fantasy, finishing it off nicely. a nice combo.

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Story well written and great narration

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Story well written and great narration.

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  • Alysha M Parent
  • 07-01-22

Loved it!

This was such a great story. I had read it in book form and loved it then. Jennifer Pickens does an amazing job bringing the characters to life. Loved loved loved it!! Definitely recommend this book.

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  • Nemesis
  • 01-06-22

A wonderful story that is well written.

Bound in Death by Kaylin Peyerk is a wonderful story that is well written. The overall story is done well, the characters are likeable and develop throghout the story, and the plot moves on at a good pace. I look forward to the next book. Audio Version: This is the first time I have listened to anything narrated by Jennifer Pickens and she does a good job with each character and the overall story.

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  • J. Allen
  • 02-03-22

Book 1 - The Chronicles of Minerva

Book 1 in Peyerk's The Chronicles of Minerva series. A wonderfully well written and narrated young adult paranormal / mythological influenced read. Captivating from the very beginning. Our main character Diana is as tough as they come but that doesn't mean she's not broken or can't be hurt. Torn in so many directions and feeling like a pawn in the gods games - how will she find her HEA and resolve the curse upon her and her family and fulfill the prophesy that falls on her shoulders?!? I adore Diana's banter, cocky and snarky but still so loveable in her imperfection and insecurity. Love the storyline and the narration is perfect. I am definitely looking forward to more from these characters!

This book was given to me for free at my request and I voluntarily provided this review.

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  • Antoinette Sellers
  • 10-02-22

Wonderful

This was such a great book. Outstanding characters,kept me wanting more. I hope to read more from this author. Great narrator!

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  • trufriends
  • 29-01-22

family history

Diana ends up at the afterlife academy and gets insight into her family history that may help with a curse.

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  • MB
  • 29-12-21

Loved this story

A story of gods and their offspring, curses and battles, this story pulled me in quickly and didn't let me go. Listened straight through! If you enjoy kick ass heroines who know exactly who they are, you'll love this adventure. Intrigue, the mechanizations of gods and their delight in moving their children around like pieces on a chess board with past history woven together make this a wonderful story. The author has the wonderful gift of telling a well crafted story, that includes fantastic character development and world building. With a narrator bringing the imagery to life, you can't go wrong choosing this book. Enjoy!

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  • HeyHelloHowdy
  • 18-06-22

Greco-Roman Inspired Story!!

This is an interesting take on Roman/Greek mythology. I loved the world the author created, she gave it great detail despite it taking place mostly in the Underworld.
Diana is such a great character!! Her journey from death to her "life" in the Underworld at the After-life Academy is endearing and entertaining, from the power hungry teachers to the more interesting (read attractive) students. The author does an excellent job making Di relatable and her uncovering her past was great character development! I loved Di's relationship with the god of Death and the god-children!! Plus the comment from Mars about a harem really makes me hope it pans out like that... Anyway, there is some romance in it, but there are no steamy scenes in this.
The ending is on the semi-cliffhanger side, but the next one is already out!!

I enjoyed the narrator a lot! She gave such depth to Diana and really brought her to life!!

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  • Isabel
  • 19-02-22

Bound in Death

okay this was an Interesting start to a series ,I actually can't wait to hear what comes next. i kinda dont understand her. 1st she wants to be loved but then she Denies herself that love, or i may have to really listen to the book again and really pay attention to it I think I miss something cause I am a little confused but I gotta say this is a really good book. the narrator did a really good job.