178 Reviews, 4.3 Stars on Amazon

187 Reviews, 4.3 Stars on Amazon

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Four hundred years ago, the water was still blue.

Four hundred years ago, no one had heard of Sundered Ones or the telepathic “claim” that enslaves them.

Four hundred years ago, humans ruled the Earth. Now, the Earth drowns in black water that kills if touched, and humanity limps into its final hour.

In a small boat, Harry searches for the Hope of Humanity, a machine that–according to legend–can save his people. Instead, he finds Aakesh: the most beautiful and terrifying Sundered One he’s ever seen. Claiming is Harry’s natural response–

But mastery of this Sundered One comes at a price.

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What Others are Saying

Leah Petersen on Goodreads wrote:

There are movies you watch, works of art you see, poems and books you read that you walk away from going “whoa.” This was one of them for me. Complete gut-punch-powerful ending that reminded me of the experience of walking away from the big reveal in Ender’s Game.

Ash2356 on Amazon wrote:

The world is very well developed and a mix of Post apocalyptic, Tolkien, and anime. This book is the first in the Among the Mythos series, which is to take place over 15000 years. An ambitious undertaking for an author but after reading this book, I believe Ruthanne Reid is as capable as anyone.


BookMom on Goodreads wrote:

I can’t remember the last time when a book grabbed me from the very start and wouldn’t let go. […] I will say this: It was good. Amazingly, incredibly, surprisingly good. And if this is a sample of Ruthanne Reid’s talent, then I hope she continues on releasing books. I’ll be first in line to pick them up, no matter what the blurb or genre. She’s gained herself a fan.


CastleLyons on Amazon wrote:

Not very many novels grab me like this one did, nor keep me intrigued throughout, always wanting to pick it up again and find out what’s going to happen next. […]  The author did a great job of showing both [Harry’s] maturity at trying to be a leader and his insecurity at being so young–a well rounded character! Thank you, RuthAnne, for providing me with some real enjoyment. Oh, and I loved the ending.

If I could, I’d give this a ten … but since the top of our scale is five, that’s what I’ll assign it. With bells on.

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