[Blog Tour] Black Dawn by Mallory McCartney

Black Dawn
by Mallory McCartney
Genre: YA/NA Fantasy
Release Date: February 14th 2017
Clean Reads Publishing

Summary from Goodreads:

The end of an Empire, The rise of a Queen

Emory Fae enjoys leading a quiet, normal life. That is until two mysterious, and handsome soldiers show up at her apartment, and the life she knew is instantly whisked away. Memphis Carter and Brokk Foster come from the magical and war ridden world of Kiero, and upon Emory's arrival she will discover she is the long lost heir to the Royal Line and is thrown into the Black Dawn Rebellion with a dynamic role to ignite the rebels and reclaim her throne.

With both men being darkly woven in her past Emory uncovers hidden secrets, a power held long dormant, and will soon realize there are worse things than supernatural humans, love, loss, betrayal, and a Mad King.

Some things are better left in the shadows.

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Black Dawn is an excellent short read. This story is told in 3 different perspectives and I found this to add more to the story. Each character is multifaceted. There was never a dull moment. Though I felt the ending was a bit rushed and I wished it was slowed down a bit. I would say this is a New Adult considering the age of the characters but those who normally read YA would enjoy Black Dawn.

There are so many elements that I love about this book. The characters, the character development, setting, the X-Men vibe and more. I wish this book was 300+ pages but I hope the sequel will be of great length. 

Overall I would give Black Dawn 5 stars. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 

About the Author
Mallory McCartney currently lives in London, Ontario with her husband and their two dachshunds Link and Lola. Black Dawn is her debut novel, the first in a series. When she isn’t working on her next novel or reading, she can be found dog grooming, book shopping and hiking. Other favorite pastimes involve reorganizing perpetually overflowing bookshelves and seeking out new coffee and dessert shops.

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  1. I'm reading it now and I'm having a hard time getting into it, but it's shorter as you said so I'm going to stick with it and see how it goes! Excellent job!

    1. The beginning is a bit rough but it gets better later :)