Review: Stalking Shadows by Tahlia Newland

I finally have my review of Stalking Shadows! This is the second book in the Diamond Peak series by author Tahlia Newland. I read the first book, Lethal Inheritance, last December. Checkitoutfolks.

Title: Stalking Shadows (Book two of the Diamond Peak Series)
Author: Tahlia Newland
Publisher: Catapult Press
Genre: New adult contemporary fantasy

Ripped from the safety of our world and thrust into a strange hidden realm on a quest to save her mother, Ariel aims to confront the Master Demon, but first she must defeat his bodyguard. In order reach the safe haven of Sheldra, she has to pass through dangerous terrain and battle demons, spirits, rogue Magicians and her own conflicting emotions.Ariel wants to retain a clear focus on the task at hand so, despite Nick’s protests, she insists of a friends-only relationship with him. But the very thing she hoped would simplify her quest only complicates it with emotional, energetic and hormonal turmoil.Despite Walnut’s continued guidance, Ariel finds herself constantly forced to rely on her own resources. Will she find the inner strength and wisdom she needs to defeat Amic and continue her journey?

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Blog Tour: Review of Lethal Inheritance by Tahlia Newland

Hello! This here’s my tour stop for Lethal Inheritance by Tahlia Newland! Yay!

Title: Lethal Inheritance (Book one of the Diamond Peak Series)
Author: Tahlia Newland
Publisher: Catapult Press
Genre: Young adult contemporary fantasy

If last night was real, Ariel should be dead. She’s not, but her mother has disappeared, there are bruises on her neck and the hideous beast in the photo looks frighteningly familiar.

You can’t send police into a tunnel that doesn’t exist after a villain they can’t see, so when shadow demons kidnap her mother, Ariel has to mount the rescue mission herself. Hot on the trail, she enters a hidden layer of reality only to find that the demons are hunting her, and they feed on fear. Ariel must defeat them before they kill her and enslave her mother. But how do you kill terrifying demons when your fear makes them stronger?

A quirky old guide teaches her how to locate and unleash her inner power, and while battling hallucinogenic mist, treacherous terrain, murderous earth spirits and self-doubt, she falls in love with Nick, a Warrior whose power is more than either of them can handle.

Ariel’s journey challenges her perception, tests her awareness and takes her deep into her heart and mind to confront, and ultimately transcend, her fear and anger.

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