Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Missing Royal Review...

Title: Missing Royal
Author: Konstanz Silverbow        
Genre: YA Romance

Tour Host: Lady Amber's Tours

One princess destroyed the world. One princess must save it. 

When she was little she wished to be a princess. Now as a teenager she just wishes she fit in. But Shanice doesn't feel like she belongs, she never has.

When her parents tell her she is the last known princess from another world, it all makes sense. A world full of magic in place of technology. One where she is more than just royalty, she is their last chance to stop the one who is bent on destroying it. Mendina. 

But she can't do it alone, first she must find the other missing royals. In her quest, Shanice will be forced to choose between the course prophecy set for her, and the one that leads to the man her heart belongs to.


“This is absolutely stunning, Valentino. Where did you get this?” I look up at him, speechless.
“Come with me.” He rides between the trees, further onto the path Javier told me to go. “I told you, you wouldn’t be going alone. This world needs you and that means we’re going to help you. You have the protection of dragons. That sword isn’t from me.”
“Who is it from?” I laugh, a little confused.
Me.” The voice is inside my head. It’s the deepest voice I’ve ever need, but lulling. I look up and almost fall off Star. Oh my goodness, there’s a dragon in front of me. Pretty sure I wasn’t expecting that. In fact, I hadn’t realized dragons were real.
My heart rate is three times the speed it should be. I can’t move, I can’t breathe. There’s a real life dragon in front of me. He’s huge – massive. His scales are teal with streaks of purple. Down his stomach is white. His eyes are a mesmerizing purple that match his mismatched scales.
Welcome home, princess.” He steps closer, examining me. His wings brush the trees on either side of the path. He could eat me in one bite and he’s currently stalking around me like he wants to. “I am Fuentes, and I am not here to harm you, only to help you. You are far too important to eat” He chuckles. My entire body feels the rumble.
“Thank you?” I meant to sound strong but my thank you comes out as more of a question. Valentino isn’t helping either.
That sword is more than it appears. I advise you to take care of it. Watch after it. And when you are at the brink of failing, it will be your greatest help.” He lowers his head, bowing – to me.
“Thank you.” I say, stronger this time. I wonder if Valentino can hear what this dragon is saying, or just what’s coming out of my mouth. Fuentes. I need to remember that name.
Be on your journey. You will need all the daylight you can get. Be safe, princess.” The trees almost fall over as he flaps his wings and takes off into the sky.
“I, I, - I just met a real dragon!” If I wasn’t on Star, I probably would’ve passed out. Instead I take deep breathes and try to focus on the task at hand.
This book was amazing!  I read it during a really rough week and it was well worth it.  This book had action, adventure, dragons, dungeons, princes, princesses and so much more.  The characters were well written and I still can't decide who my favorite character was.  I am still reeling from this story and I'm not sure what to say about it.

Konstanz has written an amazing book and I plan on reading it again and seeing all of the extra features that you don't see in the ARC.  As it was an ARC there were some grammatical errors but nothing really major.  Great plot and great characters.  I was however a little confused during the epilogue but my questions were answered in the end.  I definitely can't wait to read that characters story!


4.5 Stars out of 5
Konstanz Silverbow has always been a dreamer . . . but not a writer. Being an author was something  she was dragged into. But since that day, she hasn't stopped. It has become more than a hobby, it is a passion.

During the day Konstanz works, making jewelry, playing the violin, collecting dragons, and learning all she can about medieval weapons. But at night she creates made up worlds and places where those dragons come to life and the weapons are used in battle."

Young adult fantasy, paranormal with a dash of romance author, Konstanz Silverbow; Proud Creator of magical worlds, fictional creatures, ideal super heroes and sarcasm since 2007!

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