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  • Title: Storm of Shadows
  • Author: Christina Dodd
  • ISBN: 9780451228130
  • Page: 428
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • When the world was young, twins were born One brought light to a dark world the other, darkness and danger They gathered others around them, men and women destined to use their powerful gifts for good or evil Today, their descendants walk the earth as the Chosen, and the ultimate battle has begun.Brilliant but proper and predictable, Rosamund Hill has lived her life buWhen the world was young, twins were born One brought light to a dark world the other, darkness and danger They gathered others around them, men and women destined to use their powerful gifts for good or evil Today, their descendants walk the earth as the Chosen, and the ultimate battle has begun.Brilliant but proper and predictable, Rosamund Hill has lived her life buried in universities and libraries, discounting the legend of the Chosen as a myth Until Aaron Eagle shows up at her door Aaron both unsettles and enthralls her But she can t resist his offers of clandestine visits to private museums, the hunt for a mysterious prophecy or a makeover that unleashes her untamed soul With the promise of a love that will defy fate itself, Rosamund is forced to confront the truth about the Chosen and the dangerous man who sweeps her into a world of dark secrets.
    Storm of Shadows When the world was young twins were born One brought light to a dark world the other darkness and danger They gathered others around them men and women destined to use their powerful gifts for good

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    1. Although this wasn t perfect but what is perfect in life , I enjoyed it a lot I liked the messages here, about grabbing onto love, even if nothing is guaranteed facing your fears head on choosing to do the right thing, even when walking away or being selfish is easiest and finding value in something you might have overlooked I could go on I feel that Ms Dodd is finding her feet in the paranormal genre I thought the first in this series, Storm of Visions, was rather awkward, the world building ta [...]

    2. Second book in Christina Dodd s Chosen Ones series, Storm of Shadows exceeds expectations After the Storm of Visions disappointment, I was wary Dodd bounces back with Shadows, story of Aaron Eagle and Rosamund Hall What illustrious names, you say Rosamund s archaelogical parents named her after an English king s famously beautiful mistress, but while Rosamund follows in her parents scholarly footsteps, she hardly considers herself The Fair Plain and a little frumpy, always thinking of what she r [...]

    3. I recommend reading this one IMMEDIATELY after the first one It s been a few months and I felt almost lost The time frame picks up the day the first book ends Storm of VisionsBut this one was also a much better book I wouldn t have continued on after the first book, if this one hadn t been given to me I am surprisingly glad I did It s not that Storm of Visions was bad, by any means, but it wasn t so fantastic I wanted to read I will now make it a point to finish the series The two together are [...]

    4. Good read although the series has yet to win the heart the way that the Darkness Chosen series did That said, I m still buying the booksI liked Aaron and Rosamund He s all the gentleman thieves we ve loved from Robin Hood through the Saint She s the absent mind professor so wound up in her work that she d miss Armageddon When she manages to notice the real world she is socially clueless and can t figure out what the excitement is supposed to be about.Although there is a lot of Indiana Jones styl [...]

    5. Having not read the first book in this series I was surprised to be able to follow and enjoy this book Even though the overall story arc started in the first book I was able to figure out what was going on and follow very easily The story itself was pretty interesting and kept my interest till the very last page The only reason I gave it a 3 star instead of 4 was because I don t really like the clueless, innocent, bookish type heroines I like my heroines mouth and kick ass but of course this jus [...]

    6. Storm of Shadows takes place five days after Storm of Visions ended, it s a slow start to Storm of Shadows but slowly and surely the storyline does picks up.Aaron Eagle has gone to speak to Dr Hill about prophies for the Chosen Ones but gets than he bargains for as the previous Dr Hill has died and his daughter Rosamund has taken over from him Aaron isn t the only Abandoned One to seek out Rosamund, the Others have beaten him to it Now Aaron has to use his charm and skill to distract Rosamund f [...]

    7. I loved this story, I just think the hero should have opened his mouth and told the heroine of his interest instead of assuming her feelings He knows she s oblivious, and that he needs to be specific So what took him so long Great plot, face paced action, plenty of encounters with the opposition A lot of trouble would have been saved if the boneheaded hero had just explained to the oblivious heroine that the other guy was the enemy.Well, that s realistic, that s guys for ya.Back to the keeper sh [...]

    8. I m having a horrible time getting through this book s boring me to tears and I m very disappointed far I haven t made it to page 100 because it s work to plow through itI hope it picks up or this will be the first dud I ve read from Ms Dodd

    9. As a chosen one, the hero is on the hunt for a prophecy that predicts the end of the world And he goes to his old friend who runs the antiquity library in hopes of finding the answers he seeks before the Others have a chance Upon arrival however, he learns that the old man has died and name as his predecessor is his bookish daughter who at first horrifies the confident, and quite vain hero She is a complete mess The frumpy dress she s wearing is falling apart, her red hair is in utter chaos and [...]

    10. Setting sacred cave in Idaho Mountains near Bear Creek tribe Arthur W Nelson Fine Arts Library and Shea s protected mansion in New York antiquities vendors in Casablanca and Paris sacred cave Sacre Barbare, France in the FrenchAlps Theme evil vs good abandonment special talents love and lifematesCharacters Bitter Eagle Cripple Eagle last chief of his tribe sacred cave always speaks to him and in his old age he answered its strident call rescuing a newborn baby left as sacrifice to the gods of th [...]

    11. I usually read my books between 2 to 4 days, however, I had to push myself to finish Storm of Shadows Although the story was interesting, it took too long to get to the goal of finding the prophecy Not enough action or romance Aaron is handsome, smart and able to turn into a shadow to complete his mission and to protect himself and Rosamund, the love of his life when necessary She is plain, down to earth and oblivious to life around her She almost sounds boring and not the right mate for Aaron T [...]

    12. Aaron Eagle has been sent by the Chosen Ones to find Dr Hill to work on some of the prophesies surrounding the Chosen Ones, the Others, and the battle that will decide their fates He finds Dr Hill, just not the one he was looking for.Rosamund Hill has taken over her father s work since he passed She has immersed herself in the world of ancient prophesies and myths and has always thought the Chosen Ones were a myth, until she meets Aaron.Aaron quickly finds out he isn t the only one to recently v [...]

    13. Storm of Shadows5 StarsSynopsisThe Chosen Ones are in desperate need of a prophecy to guide them in their battle against the Others and Aaron Eagle is sent to enlist the aid of Dr Elijah Hall, a linguist and expert in antiquities However, the Dr Hall he encounters is the old man s absent minded and naive daughter, Rosamund, who has already been targeted by the Others Will Aaron and Rosumand be able to locate the prophecy before it is too late ReviewThe first book was disappointing and it took me [...]

    14. The goal was to find a reputable and learned antiquities and linguistic expert to help find a prophecy that their seer thought would give them an edge in the battle against the Others Aaron Eagle had known Dr Hall from previous dealings, but walking into the museum style basement of the library and finding a younger, female Dr Hall and then finding out that one of the Others had already contacted her had put him in a difficult mood Finally convincing Dr Rosamund Hall to take a look at Mr Irving [...]

    15. Rosamund Hill lives her life in libraries, she is a expert in antiquities and knows how to properly treat them Both her parents have passed away, and she is alone in the world Then a handsome stranger comes in to visit her, Aaron Eagle, inquiring about a prophecy Aaron Eagle is part of The Chosen Ones and in search of the prophecy He brings Rosamund along with him to locations all over the world in search of it But there is a evil force at work called the Others whose goal is to destroy the Chos [...]

    16. Storm of Shadows by Christina Dodd Book 2 in the Chosen Ones series.I liked this book At first I was kind of annoyed with the main characters, Arron and Rosamund In the beginning of the book, Arron comes off as very arrogant ie Rosamund doesn t give Arron the time of day when he s trying to charm her for information when any other girl would be falling all over themselves to just be near him and Rosamund comes off as totally inept socially ie nose stuck in her books, not even looking at people w [...]

    17. I was amazed and thrilled at this sequel to Storm of Visions in the Chosen Ones Series It was fast paced and action packed read than the first, and the world of the Chosen and the Others was expanded just a bit Loved the humor and mystery in this book as well It also had a lot romance and sexy scenes between the hero and heroine Oh, I ll never look at champagne the same way blushes I did like Aaron and Rosamund together as a couple They offset one another, and it just worked for the story At [...]

    18. I can t believe it took me this long to finish this book I started it during some bad times which I don t recommend anyone to do if you love the author and unfortunately it dragged, but at last I m done And darn if Ms Dodd s work wasn t an addiction of mine and for a good reason I dare say that the first book was a bit awkward at least for me It didn t quite grab my attention likefrom the Darkness Chosen series But it gave you lots of stuff to ponder and now, Ms Dodd is bringing it all to action [...]

    19. I hadn t read any Christina Dodd books before I read this series and I probably won t read any of her non paranormal books simply because they aren t the books I usually read but I did like this series and the concept The books are based on the idea that people are born with gifts and that these can either be used for good Chosen or used for bad Others.This is the second book in the series and continues on with how the new chosen ones are coping since the first installment This book centers arou [...]

    20. I figured my perspective on fantasy as a genre was incomplete without sampling anything about paranormal romance This one is second in a series but mostly self contained The paranormal part comes from the idea that abandoned children get magical powers as a consequence, and since the beginning of time the good Chosen and evil Others seven at a time in each group have been competing to control them The Others serve the devil if the Chosen have a god in charge it isn t mentioned But that s periphe [...]

    21. When the world was young, twins were born One brought light to a dark world the other, darkness and danger They gathered others around them, men and women destined to use their powerful gifts for good or evil Today, their descendants walk the earth as the Chosen, and the ultimate battle has begunE CHOSEN ONESBrilliant but proper and predictable, Rosamund Hill has lived her life buried in universities and libraries, discounting the legend of the Chosen as a myth Until Aaron Eagle shows up at her [...]

    22. You know a book is good when you full out react to the things taking place and the characters Throughout the book I was both enad of Aaron and Rosamunds relationship as it grew to romance espeically considering Ros personality With all that was going on that was less than light and friendly their romance gave the story some lightness and was for lack of a better word adorable My other reactions centered in a great deal of frustration the good kind with Rosamund s complete cluelessness and her ba [...]

    23. Kudos to Ms Dodd I have not enjoyed a book this much since I started reading Sherillyn Kenyon s Dark Hunter series Rosamund was a cool character I liked that her intelligence was played up So ofen it s a person s physical attributes that draw the attention for a character Aaron, I felt, could have been expanded on but again that s just my opinion Although this is actually the 2nd book in the series, I had no trouble following the plotlines carried forward from the first book Naturally, now I ll [...]

    24. I gave the first book in this series, Storm of Visions, three stars I would give this book 3.5 stars if I could The second book started out better than the first, but still, I had a hard time getting the point of this series until the prophecy was revealed AT THE END Then I said, OKNOW I get it I wasn t that crazy about Rosamund I think for someone who was so smart, she was really dumb The conclusive conversation between Rosamund and Aaron brought everything together nicely, but I don t like to [...]

    25. This book is better better than the first in the series, although I prefer the characters in the first book to those of the second book This series isn t up to Dodd s better fare however, it is imaginative and gives us clues as to what we can expect in the third and fourth books and who those books will be about Isabelle and Simon s relationship has become much interesting and a fascinating new character has been introduced, the omniscient bar owner who seems to know everything about each of th [...]

    26. I do love Christina Dodd.I liked this book a lot than the first of the series but I am sad to say this series holds not flame to the darkness chosen series and I still don t really understand how they sort of fit together other than the presence of Alexandre remember him With memorable lines such as mama don t squish now he s all grown up but it is nothing new for Dodd to use minor characters from other series, she does it all the time.Cute coupling in this book and an interesting enough myster [...]

    27. Aaron is one of the last Chosen, and the group is desperate to find a prophecy to help them get on their way Aaron seeks out Dr Rosamund Hall, an antiquities librarian, to help track the prophecy down.Woot for a librarian heroine Rosamund is the typical befuddled intellectual for the first half of the book, which takes a while to warm up to her I am surprised with a number of the plot points Christina Dodd used, which are very unusual killing the hero, having the I love yous not be the end, etc [...]

    28. It was a good 2nd book to the series, you don t need to have read book 1, but I do recommend it, especially since Dodd is such a good writer This paranormal romance is about a group of chosen people, abandoned people that get gifts They battle against the others , the group of gifted that decided to join the evil side As they battle the Others during the entire series each book narrates the romance of one of the Chosen ones In this book we have Aaron Eagle, a Native American Chosen with the gift [...]

    29. Dull and stereotyped The librarian who is naive and doesn t realize she s really attractive, the Native American from the Sacred Cave, the old mentor, just feel like I ve seen it all before and this didn t add anything new Why is it there can only be 7 Chosen and 7 Others at a time Is this like a hockey game or something And Rosamund didn t seem smart like an idiot savant who is focused on her work She does so many stupid things and doesn t learn from her mistakes that you just think there s no [...]

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