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(The Lost Princess of Howling Sky – Book 1)
by Kestra Pingree
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Slow Burn Fantasy, RH
Available on Kindle and Kindle Unlimited
Down & Dirty
A unique twist on the Werewolf lore, all set against the backdrop of a world in chaos. Free on Kindle Unlimited.
What is it about?
(Blurb from GoodReads)
I was sold to werewolves.
They said I’m the Lost Princess of Howling Sky. I said I’m just Sorissa. They said I’m to be claimed by a lecherous prince and that I’ll end some timeless war between werewolves, vampires, and humans. I made other plans.
Then four powerful werewolves from a rival kingdom came out of nowhere, and I was stolen again.
They call themselves Phantom Fangs. Now, they’re taking me to their kingdom to keep me “safe.” They probably intend for some other prince to claim me instead. But I’m going to change their minds. They’re different from the other werewolves. They’re kind, they listen to me, and they make my blood run hot.
Can I trust them?
Thoughts on Taken by Werewolves
This fantasy takes the werewolf and vampire myths and flips them on their heads, adding new rules set in a world on the brink of destruction. In this world, there is the typical lost princess, who is really as far from typical as you can get – and totally not what anyone was expecting. It was fun, original and highly entertaining!
- World building.
- Undertones of our own political climate and lessons.
- Sexism is real.
- Very refreshing and original.
- Sometimes it was disjointed.
First Person, Multiple POV
Character Age Range:
My Final Verdict on Taken by Werewolves
Unique and highly underrated, this Fantasy RH is a decent blend of action and heat, smashing mythos together while crafting a new universe of angst and endless war. Free on KU.
Published April 26th, 2018
Please note, this is the beginning of a Reverse Harem series which features alternative romantic dynamics and sexual scenes more suited to an adult audience (those though scenes appear later in the series, not this particular book). #WhyChoose
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What are you reading today? Have you read this series yet? How about other books by Kestra Pingree? Leave a comment, I would love to talk!