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I've restored my soul, but now I'm trapped in the Citadel, separated from Ali. Worse, she believes I've betrayed her. And she's desperate to kill me. Even as I work to save her, a great reckoning between the tribes of Elves threatens to ruin my plans. And if I don't solve this, Ali and I will both end up in Hel.

©2020 C.N. Crawford (P)2020 C.N. Crawford

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Great story

I have really enjoyed this story. Great characters, interesting plot the story moves along very nicely. I would really like to get the final book in Audible!

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Plot twist

Wow the end of the book could have been two or three books all in it’s self it went too fast for my liking. I like a little suspense and build up before the total mic drop

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MIND BLOWING

from the minute started this series i WAS in love!! everybody needs to read this

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Excellent.

Loved this one and the first book, even if Astrid makes some dumb decisions and poor Galen is left trying to survive her harshness. I thought they might become real enemies at one point with how mean she was to him, but alas, that didn't happen (thankfully). I look forward to reading the last book! My only complaint was that j was hoping we'd get more hot scenes between the two of them and a little more detail, but there was only one (two if you count the battle, which I don't) and the author slims over it. I could have sworn this series was for adults, was I mistaken? Hm...

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Thoroughly Enjoyed It

7 out of 10 💜's the book has nice steady pace. narration and performance 🎭 7.
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Tired of the Jumping Around

This book, if you don't care about things jumping around, is pretty good. Unfortunately, the longer I listened to this one the less and less tolerant I became of the inconsistencies. I don't want to spoil it for anyone, but I just couldn't do it. One minute she's in a medical gown, the next with no explanation, she's back in leathers. This happens several times... Where the first book had pretty good flow from one scene to another, this one seemed irrationally spontaneous. I didn't feel much emotional build up, but they still get together. The first book, I felt how they felt in the descriptions. This one wasn't like that. It irritated me, and that's not what I want out of a book. The narrator was good even though she changed her pronunciation of the names several times (again, annoying and confusing), but the scenes just weren't magical for me.

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Second half was awesome!

I really struggled through the 1st half of the book. It was really annoying to watch Alli hate the Prince over something That could have been quickly cleared up with a simple conversation but kept getting skipped over for the sake of a plot. Finally once she did know the truth the book picked up and got really good. I'm really looking forward to see what fate has in store for our little Emperess.

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Fun if you don’t think

This is the second book in the series. I enjoy fantasy romance so I gave the first one a try. It reads a bit like fan fiction but I overall enjoyed it. I think the main thing that I keep finding terribly distracting in the series is that it supposed to be set 1000 years or so in the future and references current (or near current) pop culture as fascinating to the characters. The world has undergone an apocalypse like event and there seems to be little advance or clean up after. This wouldn’t be so problematic except that there is no explanation as to why everything is still preserved (Twinkies and MP3 players). Since there’s magic in this universe it seems it could have been explained easily without such a plot hole. Overall, the characters are somewhat interesting and it’s fun if you don’t think about it. I haven’t decided if I’ll spend a credit on the third. I think this is a good plus series or would recommend if they converted to omnibus where you get all 3 for 1 credit. They are a bit short for a credit a piece and the story line has some issues

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Not as good as the first

not as good as the first, but not bad. still interested in the story and want to get the third now.