Posts Tagged With: arranged bonding

Book Review: Warrior and Priest by Katie Howe

Reviewed by Nikyta

WarriorAndPriestTitle: Warrior and Priest
Author: Katie Howe
Heroes:  Nico & Alex
Genre: M/M Scifi/Fantasy
Length: 200 pages
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Release Date: October 26, 2015
Available at: Dreamspinner Press & Amazon
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Blurb: On an earthlike planet ruled by the Elite, a rite called “the Gleaning” is used to select suitable spouses for those of merit. Nico Stamford is a member of the Geisha class. Though he has been trained for marriage all his life, becoming a healer and a priest in the process, all he wants is to cook and open a restaurant. Instead he becomes a candidate for the ritual. He hopes the Goddess will look kindly on him and eliminate him before the final choices are made. Alex DeVrie is a member of the Warrior class who has recently returned triumphant from a clash with an alien enemy. Made a duke of the Sixth Land as a reward, all Alex needs now is a husband. As soon as Alex sets eyes on Nico, he refuses to settle for anyone else.

Tradition says they can part ways after a year and a day. But love begins to grow as they unravel the mystery behind tragic events in the Sixth Land, and they uncover a conspiracy that could change their society.
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Categories: 4.5 Star Ratings, Book Review, LGBT, Nikyta's Reviews, Published in 2015 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Archangel’s Storm by Nalini Singh

Reviewed by Nikyta

15848751Title: Archangel’s Storm
Author: Nalini Singh
Series: Guild Hunter #5
Hero/Heroine: Jason/Mahiya
Genre: M/F Urban Fantasy
Length: 353 pages
Publisher: Berkley
Release Date: September 4, 2012
Available at: Amazon
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Blurb: With wings of midnight and an affinity for shadows, Jason courts darkness. But now, with the Archangel Neha’s consort lying murdered in the jewel-studded palace that was his prison and her rage threatening cataclysmic devastation, Jason steps into the light, knowing he must unearth the murderer before it is too late.

Earning Neha’s trust comes at a price—Jason must tie himself to her bloodline through the Princess Mahiya, a woman with secrets so dangerous, she trusts no one. Least of all an enemy spymaster.

With only their relentless hunt for a violent, intelligent killer to unite them, Jason and Mahiya embark on a quest that leads to a centuries-old nightmare… and to the dark storm of an unexpected passion that threatens to drench them both in blood.
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Categories: Book Review, M/F, Nikyta's Reviews, Published in 2012 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: All of Me by Cardeno C.

Reviewed by Nikyta

All of Me by Cardeno C. eBookTitle: All of Me
Author: Cardeno C.
Series: 2014 Daily Dose – Mended
Heroes: Abel Nasa & Zakai “Kai” Berura
Genre: M/M Paranormal
Length: 84 pages
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Release Date: June 1, 2014
Available at: Dreamspinner Press & Amazon
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Blurb: Bonded by their parents before they were conceived, Abel Nasa and Zakai “Kai” Berura adored each other since they were children. As teens, the two future Alphas took the next step in their bonding process and vowed to remain true to one another until Kai came of age. But when tragedy struck, Abel felt betrayed and ran from Kai instead of completing the mating bond.

Years pass with no contact between the two, but Abel never stops yearning for the man who was supposed to lead by his side. When Kai returns, broken and on death’s door, Abel must look past what he saw and trust his heart so they can fulfill their destiny and merge their packs. Continue reading

Categories: 4 Star Ratings, Book Review, LGBT, Nikyta's Reviews, Published in 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment