Katee Robert returns with Radiant Sin, the fourth installment of her widespread Darkish Olympus sequence, which provides attractive updates to the traditional love tales of Greek mythology. This time round, Robert makes use of the story of Apollo and Cassandra as inspiration for a contemporary office romance.
Within the unique delusion, Apollo was the god of prophecy (amongst many different issues) and Cassandra was considered one of his priestesses whom he cursed: She would be capable to predict the long run, however nobody would ever imagine her. In Robert’s model of the story, Apollo is the spymaster of the remoted metropolis of Olympus, in addition to Cassandra’s boss. The pair go undercover as a pair to attend a weeklong home social gathering with the intention to work out what Minos, a mysterious new arrival within the metropolis and the host of the gathering, is as much as.
A deliciously twisted plot of pretend courting, sneaky intrigue and compelled proximity unfolds. Cassandra and Apollo notice simply how a lot their quirks (and kinks) complement one another, all whereas unpacking the category points inside their relationship that come up from their disparate backgrounds. Whereas Radiant Sin is lighter on the love scenes than the previous three books within the sequence, there’s nonetheless loads of steam. And Robert cleverly peppers in particulars that anchor the myth-inspired story in the actual world, corresponding to damaged elevators, site visitors delays and workplace politics.
Whereas followers of Greek mythology might be tickled by Robert’s reinterpretation of Apollo and Cassandra, you needn’t be a classics skilled to get pleasure from this sultry romance.