Autumn lives an ordinary life working two jobs, looking after her two fabulous wolfhounds, and chilling with her policeman boyfriend.
After her grandmother is attacked in her retirement home, Autumn discovers that her life isn’t so ordinary after all. With magic swords, wings, giants and gods all set to complicate her life, will Autumn ever be the same again?
I loved this urban fantasy novel full of Norse mythology. Parrish writes the best characters. They’ve suffered, but are in no way defined by it, and are so human and relatable. I loved Autumn and her dogs. It was refreshing reading a book where the everyday needs of canines was not ignored.
Norse mythology is huge at the moment, so it was fun guessing which of the characters would turn up in the book. Props to the author for putting a new spin on something so prevalent in current fantasy.
The plot is great, but I wish certain elements had developed a bit quicker. I understand that people unused to Norse mythology might have needed the longer introduction, but I would have liked to get to the meat of the story earlier on.
I award One in the Hand…
One in the Hand is available for $4.24 ebook and $14.99 print book on Amazon.
Thank you to the author for providing me with an ARC and I am voluntarily leaving an honest review.
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