Hard as Stone

Young Adult - Fantasy - General
236 Pages
Reviewed on 04/20/2020
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Reviewed by Liz Konkel for Readers' Favorite

Hard as Stone by BB Morgan finds Raven Thane on the adventure of a lifetime when a thief gets away with a mysterious object and it becomes her mission to retrieve what was stolen. To hunt down the thief, she embarks on an adventure with the dashing Zander. The two hit the road, which pulls them out of their underground world and into the role of a couple as they face many dangers from automatons to freedom fighters. As part of their cover, they’re drawn into the dangerous society of the Grey Elite where they stumble deeper into a conspiracy with spies and assassins, bringing them closer to catching a thief. The further they fall into this world, the more the sparks start to fly between them and the more dangerous it becomes.

BB Morgan has a delightful voice and delivers a fun world that blends steampunk and fantasy in this dazzling and adventurous tale. Morgan weaves a lively turn of events when Raven’s wish for adventure comes true in the most unexpected way which brings her into a world of danger, conspiracy, and excitement. The relationship between Raven and Zander gives a lovely touch of romance to the story as the two share a spark and a fun dynamic as they pretend to be a couple. They share several humorous moments between them as they go along with this ruse. The moments between them lead to a blooming connection that delivers friendship, respect, humor, and flirty moments. The steampunk world is exciting with Morgan placing a delightful twist on the genre through a fresh perspective on a world with conspiracy, magic, airships, and automatons. Morgan takes you into this intriguing and captivating world while Hard as Stone brings steampunk and fantasy to life in a tale of adventure that’s funny, action-packed, and surprising.