Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin full audiobook
Serpent & DoveFirst published 3 september 2019
"Serpent & Dove" is a young adult fantasy novel written by Shelby Mahurin, published in 2019. This book offers a captivating blend of magic, romance, and intrigue in a richly imagined world.
The story is set in a French-inspired fantasy realm where witches and the Church are engaged in a centuries-old conflict. The protagonist, Lou, is a witch with a troubled past who has forsaken her magical abilities and is living in hiding. She is a thief and a survivor, doing whatever it takes to stay alive.
Reid, on the other hand, is a devout witch-hunter and a Chasseur, fiercely dedicated to eradicating witches from their society. When a series of events brings Lou and Reid together in an unexpected circumstance, they find themselves forced into a marriage of convenience to protect their secrets.
As the unlikely duo navigates their forced union, they face challenges, danger, and conflicting emotions. Lou and Reid must learn to trust each other and work together to uncover a dark and dangerous conspiracy that threatens to destabilize their world.
"Serpent & Dove" explores themes of love, loyalty, and the blurred lines between good and evil. Shelby Mahurin crafts a complex and intriguing world filled with magic, political intrigue, and moral dilemmas. The novel delves into the complexities of personal identity, embracing one's true self, and questioning societal norms.
The writing in "Serpent & Dove" is immersive and engaging, with well-developed characters and a fast-paced plot. The chemistry between Lou and Reid is palpable, and their evolving relationship adds depth and tension to the story. The book also features a strong supporting cast of characters, each with their own motivations and secrets.