Anaya’s Pride Books One and Two, written by Chloe Cole. This review is about both of the books.
Meet Anaya, a lioness with a different personality than all the other blonde skinny lionesses, that want the attention of the king and his sons. A terrible sickness killed a number of lionesses. So the king found a way to keep the lion bloodline strong, by filling his harem with women. There is an selection and her dad and mom wants her in the mix. All the girls who are of age are invited. So she and her younger sister, who isn’t of age yet, Iris attend the ball hoping that one of the princes of the king take a liking to Anaya and choose her to be their mate. Only for the king to choose her, the highest honor there is. Everyone is shocked to see a girl like Anaya be chosen by the king. Even Anaya doesn’t really know what happened. Now she needs to be trained by the Saint John brothers, four handsome lions who train the girls who will be part of the Kings harem in the ways of seduction. A job the brothers love until they have to teach Anaya a few things.
Everything changes for them when they meet her. They are captivated when they see her and can’t get enough of her. There is only one big problem, the king has secrets that the Saint John brothers want to reveal to the world. Now they need to protect Anaya and find a way to keep their pride together. Only will they survive the secrets that go around, will they stay together and fix everything.
Air and Ash, Tides book one. Written by Alex Lidell.
Princess Nile Greysik is a lieutenant on a prestigious Ashing navy flagship which is on a vital mission and fails. Now she faces a political marriage and a life away from the sea. Not wanting to do this she decides to leave and find a ship she can hide on. And that ship she finds, it has a captain who loves to hide in his cabin. A crew that doesn’t really know what they are doing and a first officer who likes to make her life a living hell. And he isn’t the only one. The whole crew is against her and she needs to learn her place. She needs to learn what is to start at the bottom and protect her identity at the same time. And this all the while she tries to make the frigate into a battleworthy ship. If there aren’t enough problems already she finds out to have a gift, magic coursing through her body. Something that can destroy everything she works for.
Now she needs to keep even more a secret and make sure they all survive the journey. When a disaster hit she needs to unleash her power to save them all. Only will it help them or will it bring her even more problems.
Strength the fourth book in the Curse of the Gods series by Jaymin Eve and Jane Washington. Willa is now as she puts it one of the undead, she isn’t really, but that’s how she explains how she could be stabbed, brought to Topia and still be alive. In order to become a god, the Sol would have to be blessed by Staviti and well Willa sure wasn’t. So along with her 5 Abcurse men, Willa is hiding out in one of Cyrus’ homes. Through trusting him isn’t easy as he is the one that stabbed her in the first place.
While in hiding, Willa and the boys get to go see a special visitor. The guys mother is home after having been away for a long time. Willa is excited and nervous to meet her as she is the goddess of Beauty and her mens mom.
But while there, the six learn that Staviti has decided on a meeting where all gods must attend. At this meeting they learn that all Beta gods will be forced to teach Sol’s with similar abilities. Staviti claimed that Topia could no longer hold any more gods, but wanted to see if they could create a third after the Beta.
All of the guys are forced to go, and where the Abcurses go, Willa goes too. No one knows that she died yet, so the guys hope to use it to their advantage.
Bane of Dragons, Sera’s Curse book one. Written by Clara Hartley.
Touching someone is something you do every day, only not for me. When I was nine I touched someone and he almost died. My touch gave him pain, excruciating pain. That is my curse and it is something I have to live with. If I touched someone with dragon blood they would feel the pain and everyone here has dagonblood, because I live in a world with dragons.
My curse made my family cursed too and I was shunned away, even my own family hates me. And there is nothing I can do about, except getting their respect, working hard and make sure I’m never being shunned again. So I need to be someone important someone that people will look up to. A vote that would change everything was coming up and I need to do anything to win it. Everything seems to go great and I’m finally happy. Until I walked into the four hidrae princes, dragon-shifters of the most powerful kind and my touch doesn’t harm them. After so many years not touching someone their touch is intoxicating. Now I need to choose because being associated with them can ruin all my changes on winning. Only those princes, they keep drawing me back, I can’t get rid of them and maybe I don’t want to.
Secret Keepers: Book One By: Jaymin Eve
Release Date: May 30th, 2018
Genre: Upper Young Adult Urban Fantasy
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When Emma moves to Astoria, Oregon, she is given two rules: #1 – Don’t cross to “their” side of the street. #2 – Don’t mess with the elites, especially Lexen Darken, top elite and resident bad boy.
While she finds this both weird and insulting, Emma has no actual intention of breaking these rules – until her guardians go missing. Now all bets are off. Only a single line separates her side of the street from the elites’, and she’s crossing it.
Captured and held by Lexen and his brothers, she learns the rules are in place for a very good reason. There’s a secret world hidden in this small town which goes far beyond the one she knows and understands.
A world not for humans.
** This is a full length (105,000 words) fantasy/paranormal romance story. It’s Upper YA, with cursing and some non-detailed sex scenes/references. **
Reading order of the Secret Keepers series:
House of Darken (releases 30th May 2018)
House of Imperial (releases 1st July 2018)
House of Leights (releases 1st August 2018)
House of Royale (releases 1st September 2018)
Their Sacrifice, Utopia Inc Book Two by by Jazz Michaels.
Valda remembers and with that come new struggles. She needs to find out how to get back.
Luckily she has her men around. Andreas, Hatch, Oz and Dirk all fight for her, stand by her and help her to solve this puzzle they are in, over and over they will help. Only time is running out, she needs to escape, she needs to find her way home.
When things get harder and problems get bigger she finds a solution, only not everyone is happy with the answer she has to the puzzle. Knowing what she needs to do will bring more problems and not knowing what will be there for her on the other side makes it all harder.
With her man by her side she starts fighting, will she survive and who will survive with her? Read More »
Power of Five, Reverse Harem Fantasy book one, written by Alex Lidell.
Four elite fae warriors. One mortal female. A magical bond they can’t allow—or resist.
Orphaned and sold to a harsh master, Lera’s life is about mucking stalls, avoiding her master’s advances, and steering clear of the mystical forest separating the mortal and fae worlds. Only fools venture into the immortal realms, and only dark rumors come out… Until four powerful fae warriors appear at Lera’s barn.
River, Coal, Tye, and Shade have waited a decade for their new fifth to be chosen, the wounds from their quint brother’s loss still raw. But the magic has played a cruel trick, bonding the four immortal warriors to… a female. A mortal female.
Distractingly beautiful and dangerously frail, Lera can only be one thing—a mistake. Yet as the males bring Lera back to the fae lands to sever the bond, they discover that she holds more power over their souls than is safe for anyone… especially for Lera herself.
Power of Five is a full-length reverse-harem fantasy novel. Read More »