The Ancient Legends series by Jayde Scott is completely terrible. Don’t read it. Don’t trust those strange 5 star reviews that I have no clue how they got there. The 3 stars I gave A Job from Hell was extremely generous in the hope that the books might get better. The second book, Doomed, didn’t even deserve the 1 star I had to give it to write a review. It would’ve been more deserving of an anti star. In fact they should have something to rate just how truly horrible a book is. It was in fact ‘Doomed’ from the beginning. I know a lot of word play going on here. But seriously, I hate bashing books, I don’t like writing bad reviews as I’ve said a 100 times, or ten. It’s no fun. I know this author wrote what she thought was an awesome book and apparently didn’t have anyone around to tell her no it surely isn’t.
A Job from Hell description:
In a world of love bonds, rituals, dark magic, ancient enemies and immortals, nothing is as it seems and no one can be trusted.
Seventeen-year-old Amber enters the paranormal world by chance when her brother, Dallas, sets her up with a summer job in Scotland. Dallas has spied something in the woods he thinks could make them rich beyond their wildest dreams. But instead of finding riches, Amber unknowingly enters a paranormal race—and promptly wins the first prize—a prize for which many would kill. Soon, she discovers her new boss, Aidan, didn’t employ her for her astounding housekeeping skills and he isn’t who he claims to be either.
As the dark forces slowly conspire against Amber, her naivety and love for Aidan catapults her into a calamitous series of otherworldly events. With every immortal creature hunting for her, whom can she trust with her life?
BOOK 1: A Job from Hell 3 STARS
it was okay… definitely a great idea for a book but a lot of it didn’t seem well put together and the characters were just way too immature for people who have been around for 100s of years… and honestly it didn’t really make sense why all these creatures would be racing to get these stones to have powers that seem rather pointless altogether… i do plan to read the next book because it’s main character is not the same as this one but about one of the side characters that seemed interesting enough to give it a chance…
(As you can see I was dragged in enough to give the next book a chance… oh the inhumanity of it all)
Enter a paranormal world of dark magic, rituals, love bonds and legends…
Fallen angel Cassandra wasn’t supposed to fall in love with Dallas. It should’ve been just a bit of fun she couldn’t resist. The bond they share could save her from her curse before she’s forever bound to Hell. Trouble is, she’s Lucifer’s daughter and Dallas is mortal, and mortals don’t survive in Cass’s world. When strange things are starting to happen in Hell, Cass knows she must protect Dallas at all costs because where Cass comes from, losing one’s twin flame is a fate worse than death…
Will chaos-loving Cassandra find a way to sway her immortal family in time with a revengeful killer wracking havoc in Hell in her quest to get the one thing half the paranormal world desires?
BOOK 2: Doomed 1STAR (10 anti stars)
I wasn’t a big fan of the first one but I had liked the character that is the main star in this book so I figured I’d give it a shot… bad mistake… this book is way worse than the first one… the story line is plain and really nothing intriguing at all… Cass does nothing but lie constantly to the man that’s supposed to be the love of her life… which I guess is understandable since she’s the daughter of Lucifer but since she doesn’t want to be evil or stuck in hell you think she’d try to do what was right… but no all it is is one plot after the next to try and get him to marry her so she can get what she wants… this book is tragic and terribly written… I don’t understand how there can be so many 5 stars given to it… but I would never recommend this book to anyone