Somebody has to do something. One of the world’s top male skaters is in danger. He will be dead before the end of the Olympics. If you can’t stop it, at least find out why it happened. For once, tell the real story. Brody Yates has fallen on hard times. Fired from his job as a sports reporter for a major newspaper, he decides to go undercover as a trainer in order to infiltrate the backstage world of figure skating. He has one chance to save someone’s life and to turn his around by breaking the story of a lifetime. “The Chosen Ones”, though fictionalized, reveals the secrets behind the sequins against the backdrop of the high- pressure sport of world- class figure skating. In this non-stop thriller, only one person can win. Not everyone will survive.
The book is a period piece of the heyday of figure skating when scandal was rampant and skaters were household names. The author is a journalist who at the time was a New York Times writer covering the sport. Her articles highlighted the inequities on the Olympic level and were instrumental in helping change the rule that previous would not allow professional skaters to compete. The book has been read by professional skaters and the consensus is Lisa Luciano knows the truth. Included in this updated edition is a section on resources for those readers who follow the sport and for those who are yet to become obsessed fans.
The Chosen Ones is a thrilling, exciting, action-packed sports novel that will have its readers turning the pages with haste into the early hours of the morning! As I began to read The Chosen Ones, I immediately knew that this was going to be a fast-paced sports thriller, and now that I have finished the novel, I can happily write that the book is just this! It is an intriguing, unique story unlike anything I have read before, that captivated me with its heart-pounding moments and phenomenal literature courtesy of the excellent author Lisa Luciano. If you are a reader who loves being taken on a journey that is full of shocking moments that are memorable as well as astounding, then you will love The Chosen Ones, so do not miss out! If you need more convincing, then please continue to read my review to learn more about the stellar novel!
The Chosen Ones is a sensational novel that will introduce the reader to the protagonist of the novel, Brody Yates. Brody has had a string of bad luck lately, he was fired from his job as a sports reporter for a newspaper and has now decided that he is going to go undercover as a trainer in the world of figure skating, what does he have to lose right? The reader will follow Brody as he infiltrates the world of figure skating which is not all as it appears to be. As the novel progresses Brody realizes something dark is in play and he gets caught right up in it and this book lovers is the short premise of the incredible The Chosen Ones!
The Chosen Ones is a stellar story that had me intrigued from the very start. I love any story with a mystery/thriller theme, so I knew from the beginning that The Chosen Ones would deliver thanks to this theme, and wow did it! From the start the reader is immediately thrust into the thick of the story, the reader will feel as if their breath has been knocked out of them by how fast the reader is pushed into the thick of the plot!
The Chosen Ones captured my attention immediately thanks to the fast-paced story, enigmatic characters, and a thrilling plot and as I read The Chosen Ones, I was honestly in awe; it was like a present was being unwrapped before my eyes, and the more the pages turned, the more excited I got for the finale!
Lisa Luciano is a newly discovered author of mine, and I have to confess book lovers that I am kicking myself for not having found Luciano’s book sooner! I am frustrated that I have not before because never before have I been so entertained with a sports-based novel! To write a good novel the reader needs to be fully immersed in the story and feel as if they are experiencing the same events as the protagonist(s) and Luciano manages to accomplish this with her writing in The Chosen Ones, so Luciano is most certainly worthy of an abundance of praise!
Not only is Lisa Luciano an outstanding writer for her ability to thrust her readers into the thick of the story, but she also is because she was able to describe all of the events that unravel perfectly! Every event and moment and even place is flawlessly described with a wealth of detail which in turn keeps the reader turning the pages!
To conclude my thoughts on this wonderful novel, The Chosen Ones is a gripping novel that is guaranteed to keep readers entertained for hours on end so I, of course, have to award the story five stars! Be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers; you will not regret it!
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