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Book Review: Prince’s Fire by Amy Raby

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in 4 rating, Book reviews, Review by Eva | 1 comment

Prince's FirePrince’s Fire
Author: Amy Raby
Series: Hearts and Thrones, book 3
Publisher: Signet
ISBN-10: 0451417844
ISBN-13: 978-0451417848
Source: From publisher via NetGalley
Buy it here: Amazon | Book Depository
Amy Raby’s website

This is a riveting fantasy romance that keeps readers on the edge of their seats.  Even though Princess Celeste’s beauty and intelligence catch him off guard, Prince Rayn has no intention of allying his country with the militaristic Kjallans. But his political enemies at home may be the bigger threat.  As the passion between Celeste and Rayn ignites into a sizzling affair, Celeste will have to discover if Rayn’s intentions are true or risk having her love burn her yet again…
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Book Review: The Red Lily Crown by Elizabeth Loupas

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in 4 rating, Book reviews, Review by Beth | 1 comment

18114123The Red Lily Crown: A Novel of Medici Florence
Author: Elizabeth Loupas
Publisher: NAL Trade
ISBN-10: 0451418875
ISBN-13: 978-0451418876
Source: From Publisher via NetGalley
Buy it here: Amazon | Book Depository
Elizabeth Loupas’s website
 
 
Chiara Nerini’s father died and left her family in poverty. Her father was once a bookseller and sometime alchemist before he became a victim to one of his own experiments. Knowing Prince Francesco Medici has a great interest in all things alchemy, Chiara takes him some items her father left behind in hopes he will pay a nice price for them. Chiara is taken into Francesco’s household and forced to take a vow of virginity. Francesco wants to use her, along with his master alchemist, Ruanno to create The Philosopher’s Stone. Along with living with the Medici comes a lot of intrigue. It isn’t long until Chiara is neck deep in it trying her best to stay afloat.
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Book Review: All Roar and No Bite by Celia Kyle

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in 4 rating, Book reviews, Review by Stephanie | 0 comments

All Roar and No BiteAll Roar and No Bite
Author: Celia Kyle
Series: Grayslake, book 2
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN-10: 1497472318
ISBN-13: 978-1497472310
Source: From author for review
Buy it here: Amazon
Celia Kyle’s website
 
 
Werebear enforcer Van Abrams has his reasons for the disdain he feels towards humans and is shocked when his bear recognizes the gorgeous, bat swinging full human Lauren as his true mate.  It looks like he’ll finally have to deal with his feelings because he’s claiming his mate and hunting down a powerful enemy out to kill her.
 
Is it surprising that the human hating Van’s destined mate is a human?  Not really yet that didn’t stop me from finding much to love about this book.  When we meet Lauren she’s busting into her best friend’s house, baseball bat in hand, to stop her abusive husband before he lands another strike.  Does it matter that he’s the town’s mayor?  Nope. Lauren gives him a taste of his own medicine and this is when she meets Van. As he’s putting handcuffs on her and carting her off to jail. Romantic story to tell the kids one day, right?
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