Reviewed by Anne Boling for Readers' Favorite
Upon the death of her father Gabrielle (Gabe) inherits 1 or 5 scrolls. If the scrolls are joined the power would have catastrophic consequences. Gabe is the reluctant guardian of the “Earth” scroll. Not only does she have to guard the scroll she also has to put up with her father’s nagging spirit. Along comes British hunk and guardian of the “Fire” scroll, Rhys. Gabe’s brother Paul shows up with an offer to help her. Who can she trust?
Kate Perry offers an entertaining fantasy to her readers. This is book one in the new series, “The Guardians of Destiny.” The characters are what makes this story. Gabe is not your typical hero. She is an artist working on a exhibit that could make or break her career. She waits bar to make ends meet. A great power is within her and she does not know how to control it. The scroll is the last thing she wants in her life. Being a guardian means putting her dreams aside. Her brother Paul is a jealous wolf in sheep’s clothing. Rhys is the unknown. Can she trust him? Her heart says yes. If you like fantasy you will enjoy Marked By Passion.