One look at the cover and I was already thinking I wanted to read this book without reading what it was about. Infact, I do not believe I read what the book was about until I was through and ready to write this review.
This book is easily a 5/5 star rating and I want to read more.
The gods and monsters of India roar to life in this thrilling fantasy!
three weeks of vacation, Ash Mistry is ready to leave the heat and dust
of India behind him. Then he discovers a gleaming gold arrowhead hidden
in the sands---a weapon used to defeat evil King Ravana in legend.
At least, Ash is pretty sure it's only a legend . . .
when Lord Alexander Savage comes after Ash, the legends are suddenly
way too real. Savage commands an army of monstrous shapechangers called
rakshasas, who want only to seize the arrowhead and restore Ravana to
power. As they hunt Ash through magnificent fortresses and brutal
deserts, he must learn to work with a powerful rakshasa girl named
Parvati, and find the strength within himself to fight on no matter
what. Because this isn't just a battle to stop the end of the world.
It's a battle to stop the end of reality as we know it.
throughout the world, from China to Guatemala. He’s been lost in
Mongolia, abandoned at a volcano in Nicaragua and hidden up a tree from a
rhino in Nepal. Not to mention being detained by Homeland Security in
the US and chased around Tibet by the Chinese police. Maybe he just has
that sort of face.
place and stay out of trouble. Hence his new career as a writer. It’s
safe, indoors and avoids any form of physical danger.
up the myths, legends and cultures of far away places. Now, with the Ash
Mistry series, he aims to bring these unfamiliar tales of ten-headed
demons and blue-skinned heroes back home and put them beside the
exploits of Achilles and Thor. His heroes are Prince Rama and the
demon-slaying Kali. Isn’t it about time you met them too?