Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Page Count: 293 pages
Series: Goddess Test #1
Every girl who had taken the test has died.
Now it's Kate's turn.
It's always been just Kate and her mom - and her mother is dying. Her last wish? To move back to her childhood home. So Kate's going to start at a new school with no friends, no other family and the fear that her mother won't live past the fall.
Then she meets Henry. Dark. Tortured. And mesmerizing. He claims to be Hades, god of the Underworld - and if she accepts his bargain, he'll keep her mother alive while Kate tries to pass seven tests.
Kate is sure he's crazy - until she sees him bring a girl back from the dead. Now saving her mother seems crazily possible. If she succeeds, she'll become Henry's future bride and a goddess.
If she fails...
Fantastic! Great twist with the whole Greek Mythology.
There's been a lot of Peresphone and Hades retellings but this is definitely on my top 10. The thing that seperates from the others are that Kate, the main character, has to take these tests in order to become Henry (Hades) wife.
The writing style is amazing. It sucked me in imeadatly and I read this in about a day. There's so much character building and how Aimee Carter made a great twist to the retelling is just amazing.
There's more romance than action. This was mostly about how Kate is dealing with this and figure out if she's in or not. Maybe in the next book we see more action.
Kate is very kind, caring, and loyal. She cares for her mom a lot and others even when they're bad. Henry has most of the same character traits as Kate but he seems very lonely until Kate arrived which I thought was really cute.
Overall I enjoyed it and I cannot wait to read the next book even though I know what's gonna happen because of stupid spoilers. Gah, people need to put spoiler alerts on their reviews to give a little warning.