Liyana has trained her entire life to be the vessel of the goddess of her village. She must dance to summon the deity who will then inhabit her body and use magic to bring water to the desert. But at the end of the dance, she is still there. She is blamed by her tribe and abandoned in the desert. She thinks all is lost until she meets, Korbyn, a god inside his vessel. He tells her that the other tribal gods are missing and they set off across the desert in search of the other vessels. The desert tribes cannot survive without their gods’ magic. The journey is dangerous even with a god’s help. But not everyone is willing to believe the god of tricksters.
I loved the writing style of Sarah Beth Durst in this book. It drew me in, I could not put the book down. The various deities personalities made me laugh and Liyana's composure made me applaud. This book is an adventure, a romance, and a fantasy rolled into one fantastic tale!
Fans of Rick Riordan would probably like this book.