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Antara - Non-Illustrated Edition Peace and tranquility on the island of Aster, home to both humans and merfolk , has long been broken by a devastating phenomenon, recurring every five years A storm including gusting winds and huge waves mysteriously appeared and eradicated much of the population The misunderstandings, suspicion and hate born of this disaster have torn the two races apart, and the peace loving merfolk are now in a never ending struggle to prove their innocence and restore peace to the island On the human side, things are even worse under the tyranny of cruel king Orestis, the people suffer and all their king cares for is vengeance against the fish , as he spitefully calls them, executing merfolk after merfolk for just being near his lands Secrets, intense emotions and strange phenomena will upset their lives forever


About the Author: Marilena Mexi

Marilena Mexi was born in 1986 and lives in Athens, Greece She studied graphic design and illustration in Akto of Middlesex University Athens, and she has been working as an illustrator for the past few years for book publishers magazines and fantasy board and card games She is also an awarded illustrator from various CG community sites, and she has been featured in a few magazines from around the world Her artwork reflects her own personality it is emotional, romantic and dreamy, and it can touch the viewer s soul.In her spare time she likes reading books and listening to symphonic metal music.Her love for books led her write her own which she illustrated, too This process has been very time consuming and difficult, but it also was a journey to the land of dreams Antara is her first illustrated novel, and it includes 26 illustrations, Ninemia is her second book and sequel of Antara and includes 15 illustrations Deerward is her third high fantasy novel for new adults.



10 thoughts on “Antara - Non-Illustrated Edition

  1. says:

    This is a hard book for me to review I want to separate it into two reviews One for the story and one for the artwork Therefore I think that is what I will doThe story isof a young MG type of read It is sweet and the adventure is a good one to get kids involved into fantasy You have mermaids and a handsome prince on which to swoon The world is sweet


  2. says:

    The storyline Antara is a Fantasy Fairytale in classical style, with much adventure, magical elements, good versus evil and a good dose of romance It is a completely original and unique tale I am sure you have never heard or read a mermaid story like this one before There is an island, where half of it is inhabited by Merfolk and the other half by humans Thes


  3. says:

    This books deserves 3 1 2 4 stars.I have to admit that I was equally impressed by the story as well as the illustrations.When I started the book, I knew it had something to do with sea creatures, but was not sure what to expect I was told by the author that it was a fantasy novel and I love those, so I started it I liked the world that the author created.It was imagin


  4. says:

    QUICK THOUGHTS Set during the Middle Ages where two kingdoms resided next to each other One of humans that lived on a large island surrounded by a beautiful forest and the Merfolk that live in the ocean in the White Palace After a terrible disaster struck the island killing many humans the two kingdoms friendship turned to hate, leaving the Merfolk saddened and the King an Que


  5. says:

    Marilena Mexi and her debut novel, Antara, where a nice introduction into the mermaid s books Is true that is not easy to write in a language that is not your mother tongue but Marilena s writing and descriptions are not only good but very enjoyable.Asteria is our main character, the queen of the merfolk and her world is in constant danger thanks to the humans who once were friends and


  6. says:

    With Antara Marilena Mexi makes her entrance to the publishing world an entrance that is quite promising and shows that we can expect even greater things from the author in the future I really enjoyed the story of the merfolk which goes a bit beyond what we usually encounter in fantasy fiction A great plus were, of course, the amazing illustrations that accompanied the book, all made by the aut


  7. says:

    Antara is a compelling story that hasthe feel of a fable or fairy tale than that of your average mer novel This aura does not mean that it isn t as good as a regular novel It is the feeling of a fable that makes Antara different and therefore enjoyable.In the Greek language, Antara means, among other things, disturbance or turbulence which perfectly describes the situation on the large island of Aster T


  8. says:

    Two worlds are at stake when a kingdom comes under attack by a force of nature so great it takes even the future king s mother away in it s wake As these once friendly kingdoms continue to grow their animosity towards each other does as well especially that of King Orestis Having lost his mother, King Orestis will do everything in his power to destroy the merfolk he believes are behind it With only days before a


  9. says:

    Source Received from author courtesy of the Teen Book Scene Many thanks goes to Marilena Mexi and Teen Book Scene for sending me a copy of this book for review I received this book free of charge in exchange for an honest review My rating 3 5The land of Aster has been divided into two parts, one ruled by merfolk, and the other by humans The people and merfolk of Aster were united peacefully at one time, but due to some d


  10. says:

    What I LikedHigh Fantasy WorldI was completely drawn into the beauty that is this world The mermaids are peaceful and gentle creatures that live on both land and in the sea They are beautiful loving and caring to no end The beauty that Marilena creates with both the words and the pictures are breath taking and touching I would love to be a part of this world she has created.CharactersAsteria Queen of the Merfolk mermaid A very ge


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