Divine Intervention by Kristy Denice Bock (and Savannah Delseno)
As with most authors, I wrote Divine Intervention with a clear idea in my head of where the story would go. Three pages later, all hell broke loose, and Savannah Delseno told me exactly what she thought of my clear, concise plans. I tried, very hard, to control the flow of the story but she wouldn’t budge an inch. It was HER way or NO way.
Glad I listened! Divine Intervention went from being a good story to a fabulous one. Though this author was clearly steamrolled by a character, I can not regret a single moment. From the time she dies on her wedding day, to the day she releases thousands of souls, Savannah steps up to the plate and gives everything of herself without ever wondering if she should worry about the consequences.
The Divine Goddesses do everything in their power to push Savannah in the direction they want her to go, but I’m happy to say, she didn’t listen to THEM anymore than she listened to ME! Some of you met Noxia, the Goddess who leads the Divine Ones in book one, Divine Touch, and you’ll be happy to see her again in Divine Intervention. Other Goddess’s make their presence known, and interfere as often as they can.
The real joy in writing this book was visiting Edereu as a child. In her awkward preteen years, she still manages to make a profound impact on the lives of those around her. It makes me wonder if Edereu will grow up to be a wonderful, loving Goddess like her mother… or the selfish, power-hungry Goddess of her past. I can’t wait to write the next book to find out what is going on with her.
I can’t put into words how much I enjoyed this book. I would like to take credit for it, but in all honesty, Savannah told me what to write down, and I wrote it down. She told me what type of man she wanted, and I found Gabriel – whom she found perfectly acceptable. Then when the Goddesses tried to run her life, she told me how to make them miserable.
I hope you enjoy meeting Savannah, and reading about her as much as I enjoyed writing about her. She truly is a woman with her own mind, her own set of morals, and she marches to the beat of her own drum. Though, she will let you walk with her on occasion.
Kristy Denice Bock