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(The Memortality Saga #1)

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Minerva Rus can raise the dead. And it might get her killed.

Minerva’s life has never been the same since the childhood car accident that paralyzed her and killed her best friend, Raven. But when the long-dead Raven reappears in her life, now as a very attractive grown man, she discovers that her photographic memory has the power to bring the dead back to life ... heal her
Paperback, 260 pages
Published February 1st 2017 by Pace Press
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Feb 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
I received an ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

What if you can bring a loved one back from the dead by just remembering them? That is the power that Minerva suddenly finds herself in possession of when her long dead childhood friend Raven suddenly reappears in her life. Raven was killed and Minerva paralyzed from the waist down in a car accident when she was six years old. Now Raven is back almost 15 years later and tells Minerva she can keep him alive just by remembering
Feb 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved Memortality! I read it fast I couldn't put it down,

I wish there was more...
It was wonderful I couldn't put it down.
I'll be waiting for more. Thank you for this new adventure.
Apr 15, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Annelise Lestrange
Review originally posted on The Book Adventures of Annelise Lestrange :)

I received this copy from Xpresso Book Tours in exchange for an honest review. Let's go :D

*~.Book Analysis.~*
Just remembering that those were my impressions and opinion as a reader :)

Memortality was mind-blowing. There is no other way to explain what it does to the readers. I loved the story and the originality of the concept – the third person narrative also was refreshing as I seem to be stumbling upon too many first perso
Nancy (The Avid Reader)
Minerva Rus, her mother and her best friend Raven was in a car accident when she was only six years old that left her in a wheelchair for the rest of her life and left Raven dead. Now fifteen years later Raven is back and very much real even if he is dead. Minerva has “The Gift” she can back the dead back. She soon learns that she is not the only one who can raise the dead and the government knows about it.

Everything is going great for Minerva and Raven until her mom gets a new boyfriend and Mi
Stacey Schneller
May 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This story blew my mind away. I really enjoyed going on this adventure with Minerva. A story that I couldn't put down for a minute. There was exciment on every page and couldn't wait to see what would happen next. 

Minerva was a wonderful character I really enjoyed getting to know her. She was one special person who happens to have a gift that can bring people back to life after being in a car accident. Her friend Raven is also a good character that I really liked. She was brought back to life by
Feline Draco
May 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I cannot wait to finish this book. I may only be half done but I have already told people they would love this book. Please read this if you like suspense and intrigue mixed with paranormal and fantasy. Update .. I finished this book and i have to say I was delighted to read it and can not wait for the next one in the series.
Julie Gustafson-Monk
Mar 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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This book was phenomenal. I couldn't read this book fast enough. Memortality has a very gripping with a fast paced storyline. Each and every page was full of action. Every page read made you want to read faster to find out what happens next.

Min and Raven were friends at a very young age. Due to an accident, Raven left her early in life and she was left to live her life in a wheel chair.
But her life, as she soon finds out, isn't what it seems. Sh
This review originally appeared on BrizzleLass Book.

Memortality takes a simple idea and runs with it with such commitment that you can’t help but be taken along for the ride. Minerva lost the use of her legs in an awful accident when she was a child, now disabled and treated awfully by her Mother and so confined to her bedroom most of the time her life is so much smaller than it should be.

Her best friend Raven was killed in the same the accident so when he shows up in her bedroom as a full grown
Heather Clawson
Sep 23, 2017 rated it it was ok
I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review, written and posted on the San Francisco Book Review Site (

The accident that crippled Minerva Rus as a child also killed her friend Raven. So when he appears in her bedroom fifteen years later as an attractive adult man, she dismisses him as a figment of her depressed psyche. Especially when he tells her that it’s her photographic memory that’s brought him back to life. But after she taps into the
Barb (Boxermommyreads)
May 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2017
I jumped at the chance to review this book after reading that the main character, Minerva, has the power to raise the dead and I'm really glad that I did. Minerva has been in a wheelchair since she was six years old when her abusive and negligent mother caused a car accident which not only injured her daughter, but killed her best friend Raven. For years, Minerva's only bright spot in her life was the kindness she receives from her younger brother. However, that all changes when Raven reappears ...more
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May 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
I received an ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.
When I heard about the plot of this book I jumped at the chance to check it out. Minerva is 21 and has lived the last 15 years of her life confined to a wheelchair, due to the negligence of her mother. Right away you feel for Minerva and hate her mother. There is Raven, Minerva's childhood friend and love interest. But the story is not as simple as a down on her luck girl finally finding her soul mate. A shady government agen
Saida Sukman
Memortality is a face-paced book with a great premise and great characters. It is also written in a style that I love so much. It is a book packed with suspense, mystery, action, and the feels. And this book always made me think.

When it comes to fantasy books, there are times when I’m not that fond of the female characters. Some turned out whiny but Minerva is different. She’s one of those kickass, strong female leads. And Raven, oh, he’s just the sort of character that I always fell in love wit
May 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
I'll admit that when I read the prologue, I was wondering whether this was going to be the book I was expecting. Turns out, it was all I was expecting and then some!

This was, for me at least, a refreshing and unique plot line. The characters were all wonderfully three dimensional, and the interweaving of the various character threads was written with the confidence of an author who knew how to drive his story forward, without losing the reader in the complexity of the explanations.

The pacing was
Jon Latham
Mar 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
This novel is packed with suspense and involves a "Gifted" young lady that had her legs paralyzed at an early age due to a car accident.

Minerva, now wheelchair bound, lives with an abusive mother and a loving brother. Her disability and abuse has left her longing for her childhood friend that perished in the same accident. The more Minerva dwells and dreams of her memories, the more things start to look up. Her dreams reveal Raven to her with his request that she "Remember" him. Soon she wonders
Jan 21, 2020 rated it liked it
Even I was confused about how Raven fit into reality in this one...
Aradia Lecrawe
Feb 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
In Stephen H. Provost’s newest work we follow the story of Minerva Rus, a 21 year old woman left crippled in an accident. Minerva lived not knowing she held a special gift until Raven enters her life… again. The only problem is that Raven died in the same car crash that took Minerva’s ability to walk. We learn that Minerva can do anything she sets her mind to. Literally.
Stephen takes the reader into a story filled with action, conspiracy, and mystery with the touch of romance. The reader exper
Les Chroniques Aléatoires
Après avoir lu Memortality, j’étais sur deux niveaux : Ouais, c’était bien MAIS il ne m’a pas emballé plus que ça.
Je vais vous dire pourquoi !

D’abord ce qui m’a plu :
Le thème. Enfin, le super-pouvoir utilisé. Eh ouais, à part dans la série Heroes où j’ai pu voir que l’un des protagonistes avait des super pourvoir en lien avec la mort, Memortality nous propose une autre version de l’après-mort. Exit les zombies ou autres créatures chelou, là on est dans un cadre de résurrection MADE IN JÉSUS (att
Apr 28, 2017 rated it liked it

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Overall, I found this book okay. I couldn't connect with the characters and I felt as if the blurb sounded way more interesting than the actual story and I really wish that that wasn't the case. Thank you to Xpresso Book Tours for sending me a copy of this book for this blog tour. I wish I could like this book but
Ashlee Elizabeth
Mar 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
That was another great adventure (the others were Samaire's books!) I'm very impressed!!! I can't wait to get lost in Paralucidity!!! I'm so glad I given your books a chance!! Great job!!! I swear the Provosts writers got it going on!!! Every page that has been turned will leave you breathless!!! I love it!!! ♥📚
Doug Herrington
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Merissa (Archaeolibrarian)
Memortality is a wonderfully unique story that tells a story that is set in the past and the present. The timeline jumps a bit at the beginning, as we start with Mary Lou Corbet. Then we go to Minerva in the present, then back to the past to figure out what happened with the accident. However, this does smooth out, and the story quickly becomes intriguing. Minerva has a gift, but is unaware of it. Raven also had the gift, but he is now dead. Surely that's the end of the story? Not at all!!! That ...more
Gwen Clayton
Apr 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
Nothing was predictable in Stephen H. Provost's "Memortality." Just when I thought I knew what what going to happen after any given scene, Provost threw me a curve ball.
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Stephen H. Provost is an author, editor and columnist with more than 30 years of experience as a journalist. He has written on subjects as diverse as history, religion, politics and language and has served as an editor for fiction and non-fiction projects. His book "Fresno Growing Up," a history of Fresno, California, during the postwar years, is available on Linden Publishing's Craven Street Book ...more

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