SUMMARY: Powerful alliances from both Daniel and Nina’s pasts are about to rip apart the fabric of time. Dark, tragic days loom close as those plans come to fruition. Meanwhile, Nina and Daniel struggle to explore the boundaries between passion and possessiveness, duty and desire.
The BookViral Review: Returned from Nina’s celestial plain Nina and Daniel receive the news that their bid to stop The Eye Of Enlil being built is nearly over but things are about to change. With Nina now mortal Daniel fears of losing here and when The Dalkhu tracks her down, there is a tragic twist when Ty is brutally killed. Every bit as good, if not better than the previous releases in Janowsky’s Persistence Of Memory series The Beginning of Always find’s her once again on top form. Whether it’s wandering through underground mazes and secret rooms beneath the Great Wall Of China or battling Demons she places us in the midst of her story. We can easily visualize the settings she describes and feel the unique bonds her characters have and when Daniel finally proposes to Nina we are right there alongside them.
As with previous releases in the series the subject of identity remains a constant thread with well-nuanced dialogue exploring this from both Nina’s and Daniel’s perspective. Needless to say, they have moved along considerably since there first meeting in Déjà vu and when it comes to the physical side of their relationship Janowsky has really raised the temperature as Nina yearns to explore all her mortality has to offer!
With three books released in the series, the original story arc is now complete but Janowsky has pitched the perfecting ending. A superb series and a must-read for fans of Superhero Fantasy Fiction The Beginning of Always is unreservedly recommended.