Netherworld The Chronicles of Koa #1

Netherworld The Chronicles of Koa #1[Download] ➺ Netherworld The Chronicles of Koa #1 ➽ K.N. Lee – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk What would you do if a demon threatened your mother's life If you're like Koa you'd sharpen your enchanted sword and go after him Our world is threatened by the creatures of an alternate land called t Chronicles of MOBI ò What would you do if a demon threatened your mother's life If you're like Koa you'd sharpen your enchanted sword and go after him Our world is threatened by the creatures of an alternate land called the Netherworld Koa and the Netherworld division are there to keep the vampire population in check Koa is a powerful half blood vampire Her best friend is her boss she has a cursed mother an enchanted sword and an attractive human pet Koa also has a problem A Netherworld serial killer with a taste for little girls threatens Netherworld The Epub / everything Koa has worked hard to protect Not even Koa's boss Halston can stop him But he knows one prisoner that can Too bad that prison is in the Netherworld Is Koa ready to journey to the Netherworld to release the one creature that can break her mother's curse and protect all that she holds dear Bonus Material Someone has stolen classified documents from the Netherworld division's vaults read the secret interviews that were leaked to the press and discover the hidden clues of Dark Prophet and Lyrinian Blade The Chronicles of Koa The Chronicles of Epub Ù Editorial Reviews “The Chronicles of Koa is a wonderful story full of likeable characters a clear world and a fun mission” Kirstin L Pulioff author of The Escape of Princess Madeline “It has a fantastic story twists and turns throughout and some mysteries you won't see coming I'm looking forward to reading of her books as she writes them The Chronicles of Koa will certainly be a day one purchase for me” Thomas Ray Manning author of Energize From the Logs of Daniel uinn “The ending had me on edge I have to say I have not read a vampire novel like this one before” Glenna Maynard author of Beautiful Strangers “The author has created an engrossing world with vampires angels and other mythical creatures And not just any mythical creatures her creations were awesome” Morgan Jane author of the Sanguis City series. MY BLOG Melissa Martin's Reading ListThat ending Talk about a cliffhanger but I guess you have to do that sometimes I have to get the second book to continue on and see what is going to happen I thought this book was pretty awesome Now Koa could get a little whiny at times which she shouldn't do because she's a kick butt heroine I might have to put in a few SPOILERS to explain a few things So Koa is half vampire and half something else we don't know yet what that is it's a big secret Her dad was a powerful vampire that was King of the Netherworld until he was killed by a demon named Bund He is a mercenary to Greggan who is the new King of the netherworld Koa's mother Raven is a black cat because she had a curse put on her by another person in the book I will keep that to myself Halston is her boss and she's in love with him They work for the Netherworld Division Halston isn't a mere man either but I will keep that one to myself too Koa has this badssed Lyrinian sword that is from the netherworld and seems to have a mind of it's own and goes into a frenzy when she uses it against evil Halston has a similiar weapon but it's a gun Of course they are bad ssed then the picture below ↓ Someone is out to get Koa and they have to travel to the netherworld to get some help from different types of monsters and try to defeat Greggan and Bund There is a lot going on with this part of the book Actually there is a lot going on in the book period I loved that it just didn't stop There are not points in this book that dragged for me it just flowed right alongThere are several new characters I'm excited to learn about I love the characters currently in the book well accept for the bad guys but I digress I would like to thank NetGalley and Booktrope for the opportunity to read this book Actual rating 25 Stars rounded up to 3 Stars I received a free copy of this book and volunteered to review it This review MAY contain spoilers Read at your own riskI really enjoyed this story as a whole but I had some issues with it as well Starting off with what this book does well it has a very uniue take on vampires and Nephilim I can honestly say that I haven't read anything resembling this world that Lee has created before in other books The concept of the story is very good and I think with some polishing it could be incredibleI felt like this book was way too short and lacked detail It felt like the bare bones of what a book should be It has the main concept the characters and the plot but it lacks the details needed to fully understand the scope of the story being told This also brings me to the characters While I liked these characters I didn't love them I didn't feel a connection to them that would make me fall in love with them At times I didn't feel like I knew them at all This is where details would have been most advantageous in the story As far as the world building goes details is never a bad thing in a fantasy book There were points in the book especially when the main characters enter the Netherworld that were confusing to follow The author was telling instead of showing An instance of this is when Lee tells the readers that the main character can fly There is no explanation as to why nor is there a description of her attempting it She just flies It didn't go into any details regarding this power that the main character has Every time she flew I just pictured Superman but I know where Superman's power comes from so his power of flying doesn't confuse me Every time she flew it was very unconvincing and ridiculous to me Details are the backbone of a story Without them the story falls flat and doesn't engage the reader I found the narrative a bit choppy and unconvincing at times I also think that this book could use a serious sit down with an editor There were misspellings and mispunctuation galore and sometimes there was even the wrong form of a word used While these things may not bother some people they sadly impacted the enjoyment of the story for me The ending was a bit abrupt I wouldn't really call it a cliffhanger though because there wasn't anything really hanging in the balance I think that I would have preferred a cliffhanger to be honest The story just stops I kept scrolling through my e reader thinking that I didn't have the complete file downloaded to my kindle app This book and this series has great potential It definitely has some missed opportunities in regard to the world building and character growth but the story is original and catching I think that with some refining this story could be so much I will definitely be continuing the series I know that this book is the first by this author and I think that over time her writing can only get better I am excited to see what else KN Lee has to offer I would recommend this series to those that enjoy action packed urban fantasy stories More reviews on my blog Novel Nerd Faction Dump me right into the action and I will get caught up in whatever world you have created no matter how bizarre or preposterousNarrate too much and you will lose me no matter how creative the plot may beKN Lee’s Netherworld the Chronicles of Koa opens with a bloody sword fight in her living room Is it weird that Koa can stand on the ceiling? Of course But you picked up a urban fantasyparanormal book not Emma The strange and inexplicable had better be part of the storyKoa is attacked by Syths but thank Flannery Lee doesn’t spend time narrating the history of Syths how they were spawned who they serve etc Koa fights them kills them and the scene shifts to a Paris coffee shop You immediately want to know And Lee obliges but she lets the story tell itselfAs it should beMore of my review here 35 starsTook a while to get used to the writing style but I enjoyed the start to this series hopefully the next one will have action Koa is a young woman that's a hybrid meaning she can survive off of a mixture of blood and food Koa struggles to be around people and keep her inner vampire in check which makes kicking demon arse the perfect job for her Did I mention she wields a sword? Yes it's very cool The fight scenes are pretty awesome Besides her job she enjoys spending time with her cursed mother bummer right? watching movies and crushing on her angelic boss Up until now Koa has been able to stay off the radar of many baddies but that's all changing now that she's the target of several demons attentions Halston is Koas boss best friend and protector It's up to him to keep not only Koa safe and inline but also to protect all of his other agents and the innocent people of Earth Halston is pretty angelic in my opinion even the way he looks pretty much pegs him as one so it's not surprising Koa has a thing for the blue eyed blond I really enjoyed this story because I was constantly trying to figure out what was going to happen next but was always surprised when things took a left turn The book wasn't as predictable as I've come to expect from books geared towards teens which was nice It's just a cool story with evil vampires good vampires demons rampaging angels with a cutesy light love story on the side I think this is great for older teens and adults who dig this sorta stuff Koa is a likable heroine that you can easily cheer on and snicker at as the story progresses There is swearing and such with battle scenes but it's not bad at all or overdone Typical teen stuff I received this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review Actual rating 25 stars very generously rounded up to 3I somewhat enjoyed this book The idea is uite interesting and original It didn't blow me away as I hoped thoughWhat mostly disappointed me is that I couldn't feel any connection to the characters I followed their adventures I tried to figure out what secrets they were hiding but I simply didn't careIMO another flaw is that the narrative was a bit messy confusing At times I had the feeling that some information was missing or that the Author suddenly jumped from one scenesetting to another without properly describing itOverall even though I see potential in this series I don't know if I'll pick up the seuel Koa is a young woman living near Paris; she likes popcorn and movies reading Jane Austen and spending time with her cat Oh yes and she's a vampire or half vamp anyways who hunts creatures of the Netherworld for a living and has a bossbest friend that is sinfully good looking and too good to be trueThe story follows Koa as she decides to move to England after her home in France being targeted by Syths Netherworld thugs She decides that it's time now to find the answers the the uestions she's long held what is her connection with the Netherworld? Why is her mother a cat? Who killed her father?The good stuffKoa She is awesome Strong independent and lethal I have a confession to make writing this review the very American term of Kick ass entered my head for the first time in my life I'm not sure that is a good experienceKoa is a vampire She makes no apologies for this nor does she shove the fact down your throat which I find refreshing after too many brooding vampire charactersHalston Yes please Um I mean he's a perfectly acceptable character a good friend to Koa and has his own secretsThe whole idea and telling of the Netherworld is bold and imaginative although I got a little lost amongst all the many monsters that were suddenly added when Koa and Halston finally got to NetherworldAlice there was a brief glimpse of her but I have a feeling she's going to be pretty amazing later in the seriesThe not so good stuffI wanted to smack Koa for being so annoyingly naive about Halston They spend all their time together hold hands and flirt constantly jump on him alreadyWhen Halston very nearly gets angry in the Netherworld Did I miss something? What actually made him boiling hot angry?The Americanisms Koa is KoreanFrench and living in the UK with her English boss but the story is dotted with American terms and expressions Not enough to ruin a perfectly good story but enough to catch my attentionThat ending what the ## How can you leave us hanging there?So all in all a book I'd highly recommend to others When is the next one out? Koa is a young woman that's a hybrid meaning she can survive off of a mixture of blood and food Koa struggles to be around people and keep her inner vampire in check which makes kicking demon arse the perfect job for her Did I mention she wields a sword? Yes it's very cool The fight scenes are pretty awesome Besides her job she enjoys spending time with her cursed mother bummer right? watching movies and crushing on her angelic boss Up until now Koa has been able to stay off the radar of many baddies but that's all changing now that she's the target of several demons attentions Halston is Koas boss best friend and protector It's up to him to keep not only Koa safe and inline but also to protect all of his other agents and the innocent people of Earth Halston is pretty angelic in my opinion even the way he looks pretty much pegs him as one so it's not surprising Koa has a thing for the blue eyed blond I really enjoyed this story because I was constantly trying to figure out what was going to happen next but was always surprised when things took a left turn The book wasn't as predictable as I've come to expect from books geared towards teens which was nice It's just a cool story with evil vampires good vampires demons rampaging angels with a cutesy light love story on the side I think this is great for older teens and adults who dig this sorta stuff Koa is a likable heroine that you can easily cheer on and snicker at as the story progresses There is swearing and such with battle scenes but it's not bad at all or overdone Typical teen stuff Rating 35 stars After reading the first couple chapters online I knew I had to read about Koa The author has created a engrossing world with vampires angels and other mythical creatures And not just any mythical creatures her creations were awesome I could really see this being a movie with all the action and amazing imaginary More than anything I appreciated the creativity of this book traveling in the Netherworld was a fascinating journey Also the story surprised me At one point Koa had killed everyone fairly easy with her magical sword and I thought that was the end of it but then what happened next had me on the edge of my seat Koa also made some choices after separating with the handsome British accented Halston that astonished and pleased me I felt like the story was getting better and better I like when an author isn't afraid to create and KN Lee really kept her story interesting There are so many things I loved Raven Wren Castle the Netherworld Division Ian the alchemist the oracle the shadows the discs cool the possiblities with Jax Plus the end I really didn't see it coming when Koa remembered what she was made to forget what a twist This book introduced a wonderful world compelling characters and plenty of conflict for the story to continue Now I can't wait for the next installment The Chronicles of Koa Netherworld is the debut novel of KN Lee The story follows Koa a mysterious hybrid vampire who thirsts for blood but can walk in the daylight and fly Yes I said fly Due to circumstances that are unknown to us at the beginning of the book Koa is special not only because of her power of flight but because she is wanted by creatures of the Netherworld As you read this book you'll be entertained and thrown from left to right with the various revelations and plot twists that are revealed throughoutKN Lee developed a wonderful cast of characters and creatures for her novel Vampires take the center stage in the story but they're not in any way the bland overused vampires you see in other books Besides vampires you'll read about a fallen angel seeking redemption demons and even creatures created by KN Lee herself She did a great job designing these creatures and the world they inhabitDespite some noticeable grammatical errors KN Lee has done a fantastic job with her debut novel It has a fantastic story twists and turns throughout and some mysteries you won't see coming I'm looking forward to reading of her books as she writes them The Chronicles of Koa #2 will certainly be a day one purchase for me