THE FIRE LORD’S LOVER

KATHRYNE KENNEDY

  • Pub. Date: July 2010
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
  • Series: The Elven Lords
  • ISBN-13: 9781402236525
  • ISBN: 1402236522

From the Publisher

Kathryne Kennedy’s historical fantasy romances have garnered awards and a growing readership. This exciting new series, set against the lavish backdrops of Georgian and Victorian England so beloved by romance readers, is deliciously dark and exciting.

Fighting for control of a kingdom that is split into seven domains, Elven warlords use their human slaves to breed an endless supply of soldiers for their armies. Dominic Raikes, the half-blood son of the Elven Lord himself is one such warrior. Betrothed to Lady Cassandra, who has been raised in a convent to keep her pure, he little suspects that she’s been secretly trained as an assassin to murder his father…and him. Dominic and Cassandra soon discover that each one is not what they seem, but the price of trust may be their very lives, and the destruction of the magical realm each is desperately trying to save…SOURCE: THIS BOOK WAS RECEIVED FOR THE PURPOSE OF REVIEW FROM THE PUBLISHER:

MY THOUGHTS:

THE FIRE LORD’S LOVER by Kathryne Kennedy is a wonderful romantic fantasy set in 1724 England. It is Book one in the Elven Lords series. It is well written with depth and detail. The characters are engaging, strong, and will pull you into the story. It has dragons, elvens, romance, mystery, intrigue, struggles, sensuality and magic. The hero, Dominic, is half elf and half human. He is strong and the bastard son of the Elven Lord. The heroine, Cassandra, is trained as an assasin, she also half human and has some elven blood. She and Dominic are to be married. She quickly falls in love with Dominic, he is also falling for Cassandra. He tries to hide his feelings, because he knows his father, the Elven Lord, will use her against him, to destroy him. Together, they learn the truth of the evil the Elven Lord. They face struggles and suffer while trying to out wit the evil Elven Lord and save the human race. All while trying to find their happy ever after. This is an engaging story with love and sacrifrice between two worlds. I would recommend this book especially if you enjoy fantasy with a twist of reality. This book was received for review and details can be found at  Sourcebooks.
RATING: 4.5
REVIEWED BY: April Renn
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