Title: Snake in the Grass (Good Gods #2)
Author: Staci Hart
Published Date: July 27th 2013
Genre: Mythology / Fantasy / Romance
***THIS BOOK WAS GIVEN TO ME IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***
The truth changes everything.
It’s round two of high stakes Love Connection on Olympus, and this time, everything has changed.
Ares is on deck, and Aphrodite is nervous, because as much as she loves to hook up with him, she doesn’t trust him as far as she could throw him, which isn’t very far. She never could resist him, not even when every part of her screamed that he was a liar, but after the last game, she’s seeing things in a new light, light that has cast shadows across her entire life.
Ares has a plan to keep Aphrodite, for good this time. He wants to win the game, but he’ll hold back, if that’s what it takes. He’s sitting on a chance that was thousands of years in the making, and he’ll do what he has to do to convince her to stay forever. The only thing that could stop him is the secret that he’s been keeping for eons. If she finds out, it will destroy everything.
Aphrodite picks Kat, a gun toting drag racer, and Ares decides on Dillon, a badass boxer who never loses. Both of their lives revolve around keeping their siblings safe, and they’ve sacrificed everything to make sure things stay that way. They are tough and loyal, fierce and determined, but they become each other’s weakness, even though they fight it, and even though it means danger for Kat and her sister.
In book one it was the “human players” story that I kept wanting to get to, but this time, as interesting and thrilling as that storyline was, I was wrapped up in the drama of the Gods and wanted to see what was going on there!
This book is a definite page turner with a few twists and turns that were decidedly unexpected (one even made me put my iPad down for a second to take a breath and let it sink in ….. only for a second though) and again it was a cover to cover, leave me alone on fear of death type books.
Could it be read as a stand alone? My thoughts would be no. I mean it probably could but I think you would really miss out of so much that had already happened. Anyway as book 1 is a phenomenal read trust me when I say it isn’t exactly a hardship.
I can’t wait to see what this author has planned for the next “game” but apparently it isn’t out yet ….. which is probably a good thing considering my review pile TBR lol.
An awesome 5 out of 5 stars from me!
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