Mythology Refresher – Artemis and The Immortals by Jordanna Max Brodsky

Even if you loved studying mythology in school like I did, it’s always good to have a refresher! Soon I’ll be interviewing Jordanna Max Brodsky, author of the Olympus Bound series.

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The Immortals
I’m busy reading The Immortals, Book 1 of an exciting new series by Jordanna Max Brodsky.  Brodsky’s star character is the Greek goddess Artemis, living in modern New York City.  These days she goes as Selene DiSilva and in her current life she spends her time avenging violence against women.

When Selene discovers a woman’s mutilated body on the rocks of the Hudson River, disturbing signs point to an ancient cult ritual.  As police detectives work to solve the murder, Selene starts her own investigation and calls upon her Greek counterparts for help.

I like this painting of Artemis, artist unknown. I like this painting of Artemis, artist unknown.

It’s been a while since I studied Greek mythology, so I pulled out my copy of Mythology by Edith Hamilton.  Here’s what Hamilton says about Artemis:

She was “Apollo’s twin sister, daughter of Zeus and Leto.  She was one of the three maiden goddesses of Olympus.”


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