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Blood Will Tell (Warriors of Ankh Book 1)

Blood Will Tell (Warriors of Ankh Book 1) [Kindle Edition]

Samantha Young
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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What would you do if you were born to be a predator? Would you fight your natural instincts or give in to your nature?

Eden is a soul eater closing in on her Awakening. Her family has convinced her that soon she will have to take a life in order to save her own. It’s a decision Eden doesn’t want to deal with even as her hunger for souls grows stronger every day.

To complicate her impossible position, new guy in school Noah Valois’ determination to befriend her puts Eden in touch with a humanity she’s never known. Addicted to his company, his friendship and affection, she becomes more and more terrified that giving into her hunger will mean losing him forever…

… But when she discovers that Noah is not what he seems, his betrayal forces her to face two choices. One will offer her revenge and the destruction of a boy she loved. The other may offer her a life of eternal redemption…


“I loved the mythology about the Blessed and the Warriors of Neith and Ankh. Oh, did I mention the heart-pounding action yet? No? Well, there is a ton of that!... Blood Will Tell is another fantastic book from Samantha Young… I can’t wait to get my hands on the next books in the Warriors of Ankh series!” Electrifying Reviews

“Okay, so this book has become my new obsession. This review is going to be short and simple, I loved it! Every single minute of it! I've never read anything like it and I promise you that you won't find another book similar to this one. It's so original with strong characters and a great story! 5 out of 5 Stars!” Good Choice Reading Reviews

"Samantha delivers another great beginning to a sure to be phenomenal series...Blood Will Tell is a great read and I totally recommend reading it." Once Upon a Twilight Reviews

"Blood Will Tell is a great start to Samantha Young's new YA series... Eden is a kick ass character.. and Noah just makes me swoon so much." YA Indie Princess Reviews

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2793 KB
  • Print Length: 275 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1463565003
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0058PIT8W
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #118,801 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Samantha Young is a New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author from Stirlingshire, Scotland. She's been nominated for the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Author and Best Romance 2012 for her international bestselling novel ON DUBLIN STREET and Best Romance 2014 for BEFORE JAMAICA LANE. ON DUBLIN STREET is Samantha's first adult contemporary romance series and has sold in twenty-eight countries.

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5.0 out of 5 stars A definite suprise 11 Aug 2011
By May 863
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I have to say i pretty much measure anything from the supernatural area against Charlaine Harris' Sookie books - which is probably unfair, but hey, they are the best.
This book was something i thought i'd simply read and enjoy but the more i read, the better it go and I am officially hoooked and waiting for whatever day this month the second book in the series is supposed to be released!
I liked the relationship she has with Stellan, Ryan and her love/friend interest... Her emotions were realistic, without being so over the top like some authors tend to do just to express the characters feelings and situation.
I don't want to say anything more - the other reviewer has told enough of the gist of the story without giving away anything and summed it up nicely.
I really enjoyed this and for the bargain price of 86p!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic story! 12 Jan 2012
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I'm 14 years old butI don't often read and I definately didn't think I was into the whole supernatural thing. However, I read this in 3 days!! I absolutely loved it and I'm now onto the third and final book in the series. The story was so gripping and it's definatley one that's going to get re-read... I think you would enjoy it whether supernatural books are your thing or not.
P.S. the second (blood past) and third (shades of blood) are brilliant too!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Worth reading the series 6 July 2014
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I enjoyed this series. Very different and the characters were well thought out and developed. I read the 3 book series. Really enjoyed the story.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Fantastic YA Series! 24 Jun 2014
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This is the first book in the Warriors of Ankh series. I downloaded this book, I am ashamed to say, nearly two and a half years ago when it was free, but never found time to read it until now. I am seriously kicking myself for not reading it sooner, because I LOVED it!

Eden Winslow is not a normal teen. She is a soul eater, or soon to be, once she goes through her Awakening ceremony. I liked this character a lot. She has a lot to deal with. She is scared, but determined to resist impulse to take a soul. However, it's not easy when your only friend is a temptation.

Noah Valois is a fantastic character and is also not your average teen. He is a little enigmatic at times, but I suppose being a Warrior of Ankh, a little mystery comes with the territory. Being friends with Eden is a complication he never expected, but can he save her before she makes a terrible mistake?

This is a fantastic YA paranormal romance. The story is basically good versus evil, but with a twist. The Warriors of Ankh are a group of immortals that protect mankind from the "Blessed" - soul eaters to you and me. However, there is a complication in the form of a rebel faction of Neith (human warriors that fight along side with the Ankh) wanting to kill Eden because of who she is. The story is told through both Eden's and Noah's point of view. Once I started to read this book, I struggled to put it down! This book is an amazing roller coaster ride of excitement, danger and romance. There are some really interesting characters in this story. Stellan is Eden's brother, and her rock in an emotional sea. I liked him very much, even though he too is a soul eater. Teagan, Eden's cousin, on the other hand, is a loathsome character, with very little in the way of redeeming features.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Blood Will Tell 21 Jan 2014
By Suzie
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I thought it was good. I loved Samantha Youngs 'Tale of Lunarmorte' trilogy and so I kind of had high expectations starting this book .Now I really want to read the rest of the 'Warriors of Ankh' !
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4.0 out of 5 stars Blood will tell. 4.5 stars to Samantha!! 31 Oct 2013
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Fabulous read! Love the thin line between darkness and light this book represents, it's such a thrilling concept of reading through a character and getting to experience the pull of temptation that is thrown towards them left and right. I have always loved a more darker fantasy book. The grief,betrayal and hunger Eden is faced with makes you appreciate her Will even more. Fighting against who she is. I really have taken to Eden, and I love her darker and 'take no prisoners alive' attitude. I don't want to be a spoiler by mentioning specifics, but I honestly enjoyed this book so much and can't wait for the next book to see how things progress. (Especially with Noah :) )
Lovely read, recommend this to anyone who is looking for a more action and thrilling fantasy!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Warriors of Ankh series 19 Sep 2013
By Gillian
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Very exciting books, holds me so I cannot put them down, and cannot wait for the next book to arrive
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4.0 out of 5 stars Blood will Tell (Warriors of Anka #1) 15 Aug 2013
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Really good book which was a little bit hard to get into at the beginning but persevered because the author is fantastic and once you understand who the main characters are and a bit more detail is given about the genre, it gets better and more interesting and the history lesson was a bonus. Looking forward to the next book
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3.0 out of 5 stars A bit drawn out
A good book but long drawn out not shore if I will read the next book didn't hold my attention all the time
Published 18 months ago by margaret gregory
5.0 out of 5 stars Blood will Tell-*best book ever*
This is a great book if you enjoy paranormal romance and have read books like the fallen star, the grey wolves and the saving angels series. Read more
Published on 30 Aug 2012 by maisy
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing.
I loved this series. Samantha Young is a writer that I always highly recommend. She never fails and this book is brilliant. Read more
Published on 2 July 2012 by Natalie @ Book Lovers Life
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excellent book, cant wait for the next one. blood will tell is an amazing book and i couldnt put it down - literally. it took me a day to read! definately reccomend it to anyone x
Published on 8 Jun 2012 by miss132
3.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable
I got this as a free download and, to be honest, didn't expect too much. But, I was pleasantly surprised, the writing's good and the characters fairly well written. Read more
Published on 30 April 2012 by Katy May
4.0 out of 5 stars Give it a go, you wont be disappointed.
I picked this up as it was free and I wanted something different to read. After 3 day's of reading the book I am hooked, and looking forward to reading the other books in the... Read more
Published on 16 April 2012 by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant
Blood Will Tell was a really great book I couldn't put it down, read all 3 in a week would highly reccomend to anyone.
Published on 24 Feb 2012 by Amazon Customer
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