Lost in Prophecy (Ascension #5) by S.M. Reine

LostInProphecyElise Kavanagh is too busy liberating slaves in the City of Dis to worry about what’s happening on Earth. She hasn’t even noticed that more than three thousand people have gone missing—not until an anonymous client hires her organization, The Hunting Club, to rescue them. The man asking for help doesn’t seem to exist. But the trail of clues is too strange to ignore, and she finds herself caught in the investigation. Werewolf Alpha Rylie Gresham is absorbed in troubles of her own. The pack is disobeying her, and the cult camped out in Northgate seems to be the source of the problem. Her mate, Abel, has resolved to fix it one way or another—even if it means going over Rylie’s head. Through secrets, lies, and assassination attempts, Elise and Rylie find that they have a new enemy in common. And what it takes to prevail might mean shattering the universe.

CreativeDeedsReadsDisclosure1What was the last book you read that made you think more than once WTH? I’ve actually had a couple in the past few weeks, but I can honestly say that Lost in Prophecy tops the list. So much happens in the 5th installment of the Ascension series that I’m not really sure where to start.

The plot thickens in Lost in Prophecy in a very big way. Both Rylie and Elise find out the hard way that places they thought were safe aren’t and people they thought they could trust, they can’t. Allies come from unexpected sources and even though some mysteries are solved, even more crop up. This was definitely a nail biter!

Lost in Prophecy was actually an action packed, jaw dropping turning point for a lot of characters. I can honestly say that a few things that happened I never saw coming, but looking back I probably should have. The thing is that so many things have happened in this series (as well as the series before this one) that it’s hard to keep track. That’s what I love about these books. S.M. Reine has created such an amazingly intricate world that it keeps you on your toes. It is definitely a re-read worthy series because I can guarantee that even though there isn’t a long wait between books (she writes really, really fast) I have either forgotten or missed something.

And yes, Lost in Prophecy did end in a cliff hanger, but even without that there was so much left unknown at the end of this book that I can’t wait to get my hands on the next one. Readers aren’t exactly sure how many books will be in the Ascension series but we know we can count on at least 7.  There are a lot of loose ends that need to be tied up and there are a lot of characters whose fate hangs on some fairly loose threads. S.M. Reine has her work cut out for her, but I have no doubt she is up to the task.


By creativedeeds