Book Review: Vanish by Sophie Jordan
The sequel to Sophie Jordan’s Firelight did not disappoint. The tales of forbidden love have always been a favorite of mine and the Firelight series has been a favorite of mine since the day I stumbled across it a year ago.
The idea of Draki, a dragon/human shape shifter was certainly a nice change from the norm. Throw into the mix a destiny that would force Jacinda into the arms of her people’s prince and a mother who will risk at nothing to save her daughter from being used to breed other fire breathing dragons and you get a very interesting turn of events.
Jacinda is forced to leave her people behind and hide out in the desert where her mother hopes her Draki will wither and die. The hot dry temps nearly succeed until Jacinda meets Will, a Draki hunter and her lifelong enemy.
The forbidden love triangle progresses with thrilling events and skillful prose on the part of Sophie Jordan. The end of Firelight is a huge cliff hanger and leaves you begging for more. Enter Vanish.
After a rare turn of events, Jacinda is forced to leave Will behind, with the doubt that he will even remember her. Jacinda’s return to her people is filled with trouble as punishment after punishment is handed out. Her life becomes not only miserable but complicated as her people’s prince, Cassian, reveals his feelings for Jacinda.
She almost tricks herself into believing she can start over until Will walks right into the heart of her village. Events race with furious speeds all the way until the end. Another cliff hanger and more groans at the reality of having to wait for the next book to be released!
Love the writing, love the characters and love Sophie Jordan. A must read for any teen looking for a good romantic story!