I did not read this series in order. I just received the third and final installment. I must say that this series would be best if read in order…like I should have done! I missed a lot of back story and character growth. That being said, I found that Incarnate had a ton of action and the characters are well written and likable. I could not put the book down! I kept wanting to know what would happen next.
Incarnate is about Lexi and Stanis. I became a fan instantly with these two. Their friends Rory and Marshall are just icing on the cake. Lexi's relationship with these two are what make up some great touches in the story.
Incarnate is just what I look for in a great Urban Fantasy read. It’s action-packed and never slows down. The conclusion was a great way to end a series, IMO.
The romance was just right. There was a little lull for a bit, but overall it was a satisfying read with a good end. It’s a great ending to a series and now I’m headed out to get the previous books. I am just become an Aton Strout fan.
Spellmason Chronicle Series:
Book 2- Spellcast
Book 3- Incarnate
HITTING ROCK BOTTOM
When Alexandra Belarus discovered her family’s secret ability to breathe life into stone, she uncovered an entire world of magic hidden within New York City?a world she has accidentally thrown into chaos. A spell gone awry has set thousands of gargoyles loose upon Manhattan, and it’s up to Lexi and her faithful protector, Stanis, to put things right.
But the stress of saving the city is casting a pall over Lexi and Stanis’s relationship, driving them to work separately to solve the problem. As Stanis struggles to unite the gargoyle population, Lexi forges unlikely alliances with witches, alchemists and New York’s Finest to quell an unsettling uprising led by an ancient and deadly foe long thought vanquished.
To save her city, Lexi must wield more power than ever before with the added hope of recovering a mysterious artifact that could change her world?and bring her closer to Stanis than she ever thought possible