05 December 2014

Destiny Defied by J.A. Marx

Welcome to the series launch of J.A. Marx's Destiny series. Book one, Destiny Defied, is a chilling tale of freedom from oppression and the Light that overcomes the dark.

J.A. is celebrating the launch of her series with a Kindle giveaway and a Facebook author chat party on December 2.


  One grand prize winner will receive:
  • A Kindle Fire
  • Destiny Defied by J.A. Marx.
Enter today by clicking the icon below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on 12/2. Winner will be announced at the Destiny Defied Facebook author chat party on December 2nd. RSVP for a chance to connect with J.A. Marx, to chat about the book, as well as to win some great prizes!



RSVP today and spread the word—tell your friends about the giveaway via FACEBOOK, TWITTER or PINTEREST and increase your chances of winning. Hope to see you on the 2nd!

About the Book

Goodreads | Amazon
Trapped on a mysterious island, eighteen-year-old Riki finds refuge with four strangers. Isaac, the rugged EMT, insists no one else is around, but Riki cannot ignore her fear that someone is stalking her. Unless she finds a power truly great enough to overthrow Darkness, Riki will choose death over returning to captivity.
Lord Vétis, high priest of a cultic underground, will stop at nothing to reclaim the chosen one, but he must do so before her introduction to the real world ruins her royal destiny. Using black magic, he manipulates Riki and her self-assigned bodyguards, triggering a battle that consumes the entire island.
The underground will never allow Riki to live out her dreams of a normal life… something she has never known.

J.A. Marx’s Destiny Defied proved to be an interesting novel for me. Though it did take me a handful of chapters to adjust to the supernatural, spiritual aspects of the storyline, still I was hooked and intrigued from the start. A group of four friends vacationing alone on an island find a girl stranded on the beach and an action-filled, spirit-led, page-turning adventure ensues. Filled with engaging spiritual discussions and relatable relationships, Destiny Defied is a unique story that reminded me a lot of Frank Peretti’s novels and I’m looking forward to seeing where the series goes from here. Any fan of supernatural, spiritual thrillers will want to read Marx’s Destiny Defied. I recommend it.

Thanks to LitFuse Publicity Group, I received a copy of Destiny Defied and the opportunity to provide an honest review. I was not required to write a positive review, and all the opinions I have expressed are my own. To read other opinions, be sure to check out what other reviewers think here.

About the Author
J.A. Marx loves writing embattled spirit novels – adventure and suspense with supernatural undertones. On the side, she dabbles in non-fiction articles and e-zine editing. J.A. owes many thanks to Jerry Jenkins and the Christian Writer's Guild for their support and education.

Find J.A. Marx online at her website, Facebook and Twitter.

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