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Review: A Touch of Darkness by Scarlett St. Clair

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ /5

“You will worship me. And I won’t even have to order you.” Let’s start with the caveat that I love Hades and Persephone (particularly Persephone) and have since I was a child. I even dressed as Persephone and told her story for my elementary school’s history fair. It was a whole thing and basically, they’ve always been my favorite. Scarlett St. Clair seems to have a similar love and has produced an amazing book with a modern twist on the myth. A fantastic retelling of Hades and Persephone, A Touch of Darkness follows investigative journalist intern Persephone in her journey to expose Hades’ supposedly immoral deals with mortals. After Persephone finds herself in her own deal with Hades, her lack of power frustrates her, but her growing attraction to Hades frustrates her more…. A Touch of Darkness from Scarlett St. Clair was a refreshingly modern twist on the myth! I really enjoyed the investigative re