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Disappointing development

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-08-2020

Warning, contains spoilers. I've liked this series so far. It has a feisty and confident heroine, she's a mature woman and she's confident in her abilities. The plot is fun and funny. But, and this is a big but. In this book the heroine is 'claimed' as a mate against her will/knowledge by an uber-powerful mythical being. It also turns out thay she's not a regular garden variety mongrel who is part human and part elf, no, she's the daughter of a king. These tired and clichéd plot devices have soured the book for me. Time and again wer see heroines submitting willingly or unwillingly to alpha males and liking it. This dragon alpha male considers her to be a 'lesser being' and still she is attracted to him and wants to jump in the sack with him. This relationship is unbelievable and abusive. As for her being the illegitimate child of royalty...I have no words.

Finally a strong adult female fantasy heroine

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-08-2020

I loved this book. Finally a series featuring a strong and confident adult heroine. Great story too. Can't wait for the next installment.

Convoluted amalgam of myth and legend

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-07-2020

I found this to be a convoluted amalgam of characyters from myths and legends lazily introduced to present day settings. Characters are one dimensional and I couldn't get myself to care about any of them. The rather 'lecturing" performance of the reader didn't help this.