Curse of the Sphinx by Raye Wagner – A YA Mythology Fantasy
An Ancient Curse. An Immortal Monster. A Forbidden Love. Seventeen year-old Hope Nicholas is a monster. Cursed by the god Apollo, she and her mother scramble to hide from the demigods and shadow-monsters of the Underworld who hunt them. But her mother is killed, and Hope flees, desperate to disappear among the mortals of a small town. When the attractive and persistent Athan Michael arrives at school, Hope’s plan to stay overlooked and detached unravels. But the more she gets to know him, the more Hope suspects Athan is hiding something. And she has secrets of her own to keep.
Curse of the Sphinx is a YA mythology fantasy that follows seventeen-year-old Hope Nicholas. The story follows Hope confronts the secrets that she keeps, and hides from the shadow-monsters of the Underworld that are chasing her. Fans of Percy Jackson and Twilight will love this thrilling paranormal romance that will keep your heart racing until the very last page.
What Readers Are Saying
I enjoyed this book so much i detoured it I’m one day, and then turned around and bought the second book and finished it by noon the next day. Highly recommend!” – Amy Lynn Lockhart, Amazon reviewer ★★★★★
Fans of YA fantasy-type genres will enjoy this book. I mean, come on, there is a sphinx, smoking hot demi-gods, monsters, adventure, angst, and all around yummy goodness. I cannot wait to read the second book but alas I must sleep. Thank you Miss Wagner for writing a delightful story in Curse of the Sphinx.” – Bevin M. Stevens, Amazon reviewer ★★★★
Everyone cannot pull of a story like this one. The research, the creativity, and the meticulous writing is not easy. But Raye Wagner must be a Goddess herself because this book is absolutely fabulous. Curse of the Sphinx is mysterious, intriguing, engaging, and full of adventure. And to top it all of it has a hint of romance that gave my heart palpitations.” – Keyanna Butler, Amazon reviewer ★★★★★
About the Author
Raye’s a big believer in realistic characters and draws on her background in healthcare to ensure that her strong protagonists are believably flawed and act rationally. She loves reading YA romantic fantasy so there’s bound to be some kissing in her books. Raye also relies heavily on her martial arts training to pen realistic fight scenes (3rd degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do) with believable consequences. Raye loves to hear from readers. You can connect with her via Facebook (Raye Wagner), Twitter (@rayewagner), Instagram (rayewagnerauthor), or her website: rayewagner.com
- The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare
- The Percy Jackson books by Rick Riordan
- The Vampire Academy series by Richelle mead
- Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
- Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini
Preview the Book
Curse of the Sphinx is a YA Greek mythology fantasy that will appeal to fans of the paranormal, romance, sphinxes, the Underworld, curses, thrilling chases, gods and mortals, and heroines with world-shaking secrets.