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Today I am reviewing THE SKY THRONE written by Chris Ledbetter and published by Month9Books. In his newest release (his previously published novels include DRAWN and INKED) Ledbetter weaves an action-packed mythological tale! Anyone who knows anything about Greek myths knows the main character Zeus is destined for greatness.
What you might not know about him, though, are his insecurities.
His needing to belong.
His rocky past.
His attraction to beautiful girls.
Well, maybe you knew that part, too, not that anyone can blame him when he's surrounded by a gaggle of gorgeous goddesses.
Combine this "coming-of-deity" story with rival schools, hot-headed competition, teenage hormones, and an unexpected trip to the Underworld, and you've got yourself a page-turning story!
I give it five lightning bolts!!
And now here's me waiting for the sequel...
Here's some more information about Chris, as well as where you can buy this great book for your very own!!
Duality dwells at every turn, and an adolescent Zeus will learn that all too well when Hyperion attacks his family on Crete.
When the dust settles, his mother is unconscious and his best friend left for dead.
Stacking epic insult upon fatal injury, Zeus discovers the woman who raised him is not his biological mother. But to ensure her safety while she recovers, a heavy-hearted Zeus leaves her behind to seek answers at Mount Olympus Preparatory Academia.
Zeus embarks on a quest to discover who ordered the attack on his home, avenge the death of his friend, and find his birth mother. When some of his new schoolmates vanish, Zeus's quest is turned upside down, and the only way to make things right is to access the power of The Sky Throne, confront a most dangerous enemy, and take his life back.
On his way to becoming king of the Greek gods, Zeus will learn to seize power, neutralize his enemies, and fall in love.
"Destined to have a sequel or two, young teens will appreciate the story, and teachers will appreciate that it instructs readers about the pantheon of gods."--Kevin Beach, VOYA Magazine
Chris Ledbetter grew up in Durham, NC before moving to Charlottesville, VA in 11th grade. After high school, he attended Hampton University where he promptly “walked-on” to the best drum line in the conference without any prior percussion experience. He carried the bass drum for four years, something his back is not very happy about now.
After a change of heart and major, he enrolled in Old Dominion University and
earned his degree in Business Administration. He’s worked in various managerial and marketing capacities throughout his life. He taught high school for six years in Culpeper, VA, and also coached football.
He has walked the streets of Los Angeles and New York City, waded in the waters of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and climbed Diamond Head crater on Hawaii and rang in the New Year in Tokyo, Japan. But he dreams of one day visiting Greece and Italy.