While searching for clues to her past, shy single mum, Bree Mills discovers a subculture of aliens with supernatural abilities living on Earth.
And she’s one of them.
Finding herself hurled into a world of possibilities, it’s made more alluring by Quinn Taylor, the violet-eyed Evoxian from her childhood dreams.
324-year-old Quinn knows his destiny is entwined with Bree’s, but before he can confess his love, he must wait for her to sense the Akui, a mysterious force tied with ancient Evoxian law.
At a Cotswolds country manor, passions awaken and ignite a love more magical than the once-Utopian planet, Evox. Then Fate delivers a cruel and heart-breaking blow when Bree is kidnapped by a malicious alien who wants her and her power.
Will Quinn still love her when she’s faced with protecting her half-human daughter… whatever the cost?
How would you feel if you’d lived your entire life believing you were a human, only to find you were not? Bree, our female protagonist, finds she is something more than human, she is in fact from another planet. I read a lot of paranormal romance, which is the genre that I would put this book into. I must admit I did find the general storyline a little predicable. A sexually inexperienced woman falls for a much older immortal man, only to find out she is ‘other’ as well. After a very quick courtship they fall madly in love, but greater forces are at play.
So, what makes this book different? Bree is a single mum, I have so far not come across a paranormal romance where this is the case. It does give an interesting perspective, when you are a mum protecting your child/children comes above all else. The action starts quickly in this book and it moves along at a fairly good pace. There is of course someone trying to keep them apart and their motives are quite interesting but not really explored in great depth.
Something I did massively relate to was Bree’s need for Tea – in my opinion there isn’t much a good cup of tea can’t solve and she was constantly putting the kettle on. A girl after my own heart right there. The characters are well written and have a warmth about them, the relationship between Quinn and Drew had some fab moments and I wish I could have ‘seen’ more interaction between them.
The book was left with enough going on to continue the series and it will be interesting to see how it develops. This is probably a good starter book for those who are new to paranormal romance or are moving on to more adult books.
Many thanks to Rachel at Rachel’s random resources and the publisher for giving me a copy to review.
Abbey MacMunn writes paranormal and fantasy romance. She lives in Hampshire, UK, with her husband and their four children.
When she’s not writing, she likes to watch films and TV shows – anything from rom-coms to superheroes to science fiction movies. She is a proud member of the Romantic Novelists’ Association.
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