*I received a digital copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review*
Summary: An endless love, for an endless price.
Jack’s immortality is exposed when he prevents a liquor store heist, forcing him to flee to protect his secret—a secret not even he understands. But when he meets Leah Winters—a mirror image of his decades-lost love, Lydia—his very soul is laid bare. He begins to question his sanity. Is she real, and if so, what does that mean for Jack and his secret?
Jack’s not the only mystery man in town. A stranger named Artagan hints at knowledge Jack is desperate to possess. But can he trust Artagan, or does the dark newcomer harbor deadly secrets of his own?
As Jack’s bond with Leah grows, so does the danger to her life. Jack must discover just how much he is willing to risk in order to save the woman he already lost once.
Genres: Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance, New Adult
My thoughts: My Soul Immortal is a story of a man named Jack who is unable to be killed and is forever frozen at a young age. He has fallen in love with a lady named Lydia nearly a hundred years ago and lost her to a terrible tragedy that he never seemed able to get over. All hope seemed to be lost for Jack until, many years later, he meets a lovely girl named Leah who happens to look exactly like his first love, Lydia. Along with the lingering questions to why Leah looks so similar to Lydia, Jack also has many run ins with a man named Artagan who seems to know a lot about Jack’s past and the fact that he is an immortal. Jack and Leah want nothing more than to be together, but will Artagan and other dangerous circumstances get in their way of their happy ending?
I sped through this book fairly quickly because it is a very fast paced novel that one could read and finish on a cozy winter weekend. I really enjoyed this story and the entire aspect of the immortality that is discussed and how closely connected Jack and Leah really are. The entire story was full of mystery and intrigue until the very last page that left off on a cliff hanger, leaving me wondering what was going to happen next. The narrative was told in a very proper way considering it was told in Jack’s POV, and he has been alive for over a hundred years, which really added to the uniqueness of the story overall. There wasn’t a dull moment to be found, and I was very invested in what was happening from Jack falling for Leah to them grasping for ways to stay together without enemies getting in their way.
I have hardly read any stories dealing with immortality, so reading this one really did entertain me from the fantastical plot line to the characters that really brought the story to life. The only thing that brushed me the wrong way was the fact that Jack and Leah fell in love with each other quicker than I could react, but, then again, they were interconnected by their pasts which made their romance blossom and grow faster than normal. I just wasn’t a giant fan of the insta-love that sometimes took me off guard when they began to confess their love for each other so rapidly into the story. Another aspect of the story that hit me in the face, was the action filled ending. The story climaxed without enough build up, in my opinion, and I had wished that the tension building was fleshed out more to really hook the reader and make them sit on the edge of their seat, waiting for the trouble to brew until it finally burst.
Other than that, this story was quick, entertaining, and full of fantasy elements and background that was well built and didn’t confuse me in anyway. It was a story that was easy to dive into and, I really did enjoy the journey it put me on along with Jack and Leah fighting their hardest to be together against all odds set in their way.