Monday, April 15, 2024

Review: Desert Shadows (Desert Shadows Saga #2) by Melanie Bokstad Horev @MelanieBokstad

Desert Shadows

Desert Shadows Saga #2

by Melanie Bokstad Horev

Published: April 15, 2024

Genre: Dystopian, Post-Apocalyptic


Nour, aided by her new-found Uncle Farah, stumbles upon a concealed haven for thousands of Primordials led by the strong leader, Alexander. However, the decision to leave her own camp behind carries severe consequences. In her absence, a brutal event unfolds, shaking Nour to her core.

Driven by the resolve to rescue her people and unite the scattered communities of the Sand, Nour faces relentless pursuit from a Tribound Coalition comprising Dwellers, Blazers, and The Others, all aligned to eliminate the Duets.

Seeking refuge, she turns to Alexander, but the secret city of Exilium reveals more mysteries than she initially anticipated.

Will Nour be able to unite the People of the Sand, or will she die by their blade?

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My Review:

Nour wants to unite all her people again under one roof, but many things are standing in her way. The Dwellers, Blazers, and The Others want to eliminate the Duets. The Dwellers, Blazers, and The Others are all trying to stop Nour from saving her people.

Nour and her friends set out to save the Sand people no matter the cost. They face many dangers as they make their way across the desert to find all of her people. Can Nour save the Sand people or will she die trying? 

Desert Shadows pulled me into its world from the first page or was it more like with the first book Twilight Divide the first book in the Desert Shadows Saga? Either way, I was pulled into its world anyway as my own disappeared for a few hours.

The many twists and turns kept me on the edge of my seat as I raced to the end to see how it would all turn out. There were quite a few shocking turn of events that I never expected. I can’t wait to dive into the next book Shifting Sands to see where the story leads.

I enjoyed reading Desert Shadows so much that I highly recommend picking up a copy today and join Nour on her many adventures!

Be sure to check out all the books in the Desert Shadows Saga

Twilight Divide #1




Desert Shadows #2



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