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Reviewed by April Gilly for Readers' Favorite
Heirs of War by Mara Valderran is about five teenage girls connected by blood that know nothing of the life that fate has in store for them when they come into their powers. Destined to fulfill a prophecy that only one knows about, the others' lives are turned upside down when they are finally brought home. Four of the girls are raised in a world far different from their home world, but were too young when they left and remember nothing, while the fifth and oldest girl is raised on the run in their home world. Through a twist of fate, the girls are brought home before coming into their powers and before one girl can make it back safely, she is kidnapped by the leader of the group waging war on the leaders of the worlds. The girls raised on Dhara struggle to adapt and come to terms with everything that is going on in their lives.
Heirs of War by Mara Valderran is a fast paced book that is told from the viewpoint of the five girls. Some of the events are experienced by several characters, which gives insight into the event instead of just showing what one character experienced or felt. While slightly confusing in the beginning, Heirs of War is very engaging and hard to put down. Heirs of War is fast paced with action, but also contains a little mystery when facts are revealed about the family and the abilities that the enemy has. Anxiously awaiting the second book of the series!