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Let’s talk about Queens of Themiscyra by Hannah Lynn. If you are a fan of epic tales, powerful female characters, and mythology retellings, you will love this latest book in Hannah Lynn’s Grecian Women Series.
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Queens of Themiscyra
Author: Hannah Lynn
Genre: Mythology, Fantasy
They are the women of war.
In ancient Themiscyra, Hippolyte rules as Queen of the Amazons. Feared throughout Greece, their skills on the battlefield are unmatched. But when a ship lands on their shores, it brings something more dangerous than the threat of war. It brings a future Hippolyte could never have dreamed of.
Swept away to Athens, Hippolyte learns a love that transcends even the bond of the Amazon women. Can she forget her warrior past and forge a new life she had never dreamed of?
With her sister gone, Penthesilea has no choice but to rise as the new Queen of the Amazons. She does so with a ferocity that sparks terror throughout the Aegean. Replacing her sister’s compassion and wisdom, Penthesilea rules with impulsiveness and might.
So when Hippolyte’s world starts to crumble, it is up to Penthesilea to decide how far she will go to defend their honor.
Hannah Lynn’s mesmerizing and fascinating prose makes QUEENS OF THEMISCYRA a mind-blowing read. It has a complex plot, and the Author has written it in a perfect and bold performance. Lynn knows precisely when and where to linger in her scenes to capitalize on the emotion therein. Likewise, the pacing is excellent for a story that heavily relies on the characters’ internal experiences and relationships.
Hannah Lynn fills out the original myth in a compelling manner that will delight your brain and heart. This adventure ultimately is as richly woven as it is fiercely captivating. The main character Hypollyte is a strong and feisty Queen of the Amazons her journey is emotional, and the Author has crafted every detail in a very insightful and intriguing way. She has done a work of deep power!
Queens of Themiscyra is a compulsive, spellbinding, adventurous book that gently unravels page by page. Hannah’s writing is clear and sharp, and she can leave your heart in a few short words; it gets your mind engaged and working without you realizing it. It’s not difficult to read and begs for rereading; the amalgamated themes of charisma, control, identity, family relationships, coercive control, and more make it irresistibly thought-provoking, and it’s well written! This is a 5/5 read and we highly recommend it to every CIRCE, ARIADNE, LORE fan and basically to every Greek mythology lover. This is a must-read!!!
I give Queens of Themiscyra by Hannah Lynn 5 out of 5 stars.
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