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I bought this book during a promotional deal because of the blind protagonist. I'm not blind (though it's close without contacts), but I'm always interested in the underdog, underestimated protagonist. However, the protagonist isn't blind for very long (no spoiler, it happens very early in the book) and doesn't seem that challenged by it, other than not being able to get a job. She's also not an underdog for very long because it is made clear early on that she can wipe the floor with the Big Bad and no one's even that concerned if she'll be able to pull it off or not. Ahh yes, and no way can a Mary Sue be an underdog. She's got ALL the powers, and I do mean all of them, and of course multiple men telling her she's beautiful. The tone of the book is also a little disjointed in that the first part of the book seems more organized and well-paced than the second half. As an example of the disorganization, it is mentioned several times that a character has one hand because the other was chopped off, but then in the second half of the book, he "puts his hands in his pockets".
It's a light read that moves pretty fast, it doesn't get bogged down really except for some in the post-Big Bad wrap-up.
While the romantic ending is fantastic, the pacing of the book is off in several ways. The opening chapter is full of too much backstory and “telling” (instead of revealing through action). The evil character is evil for very little justification. Karis goes from blind village beggar to horny and very confident female stalker without much to explain her character changes. She barely manages to fight off creepy creatures one after another and then races off to battle the most powerful faery by the end of the book. Too fast, too easy. If some memories had been restored so the reader could experience Karis as her mother’s protege as a child, maybe the climax would be more believable. There are typos and grammar errors throughout the book, but they are not too distracting. Regardless of the “hurry up and kill the evil one” pacing problems, the book has a satisfying ending for those wanting HEA fairy tale finishes.