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Books 1-3/King Hall/King Cave/King Tomb
by Scarlett Dawn
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Urban Fantasy Romance
Available on Kindle
Down and Dirty
Mind blowing Urban Fantasy that whips onto the page and steals the heart. With the entire first trilogy for the taking, this collection is worth putting in your Queue today.
What is it about?
(Blurbs from GoodReads)
A fresh, meaty, sink-your-teeth-in-and-hold-on-tight new adult fantasy series kicks off with King Hall…
Lily Ruckler is adept at one thing: survival. Born a Mystical hybrid, her mere existence is forbidden. Then Lily becomes deeply entrenched with those who would destroy her simply for existing — The Mystical Kings. Being named future King of the Shifters shoves Lily into the spotlight. But with risk comes a certain solace — her friendships with the other three Kings: a wicked Vampire, a wild-child Mage, and a playboy Elemental. Backed by their faith and trust, Lily begins to relax into her new life. Then chaos erupts as the fragile peace between Commoners and Mysticals is broken, and suddenly Lily realises the greatest threat was never from within, and her fear takes on a new name: human.
The long-awaited sequel to the bestselling, award-winning King Hall: the revolution is here, but the most dangerous attack may come from within…
The world of Lily Ruckler and her fellow Mystical Kings and Queens is rocked to the core by the attacks at King Hall. Lily has to assume the mantle of leadership, and bring the surviving Mysticals to King Cave. But she is not alone. Ezra becomes her rock, her best friend, the one person who understands. As Pearl and Jack struggle with loss, Ezra and Lily work to keep the Mys community safe in their new home, and plan a deadly retaliation. Their friendship saves them both…but it also draws attention. It’s not normal for Shifters and Vampires to be friends, and when a horrifying truth is revealed, their relationship morphs from unusual to unspeakable. Lily is good at keeping secrets that could get her killed. Is she willing to risk Ezra’s life as well?
From Scarlett Dawn comes the stunning, sexy, sensual, surprising, spell-binding conclusion to the best-selling first Forever Evermore trilogy.
Queen Shifter, Lily Ruckler, has found solace in brutal warfare. Her bloodied fists and bared fangs fill the holes left in her memory, the blank spaces that leave her soul aching and empty. Her only pleasure is in blood; her only salvation is the relationship she has with her infant child, the baby of unknown origins who brings her solace and stability.
When a standard reconnaissance mission leaves her trapped inside King Zeller’s private quarters, surprise attraction rapidly turns to a battle of wills and an intense power struggle that leaves no clear victor. In order to win the war against the Commoners, the King Vampire and Queen Shifter must work together. But their chance meeting has led to more than an unlikely alliance. Secrets have a way of surfacing, especially on a torn-up battlefield, and Lily and Ezra are about to re-learn all they cannot remember. If they can’t control their emotions and responses, it will be to their own ruin and the destruction of everything around them.
Thoughts on The King Trilogy
How have I never read this???
Oh wow…. so…. read this. Just do it.
I stumbled upon Scarlett Dawn sometime ago after falling into her Trixie Towers series. That one thrilled me so much I started the backlist, and found this complicated urban fantasy that quite literally smacked my mind. The world building is amazing and the characters lush with emotion and truth. It’s harsh, bloody and so dang good I read the entire trilogy in one day.
- Very well written.
- Character development.
- These relationships are nurtured and grown over time, there’s no such thing as insta love, at least not with the main players that mean so much.
- The main concept of choice is paramount. There’s fate, then there’s the choice of the heart…. and it matters.
- Confusing at times.
- Beginning is hard to get into as it feels like you drop right into the middle of a story.
- Some parts are not explained well.
First Person, Single POV
Cliffhangers 1&2, HEA for Book3 (with obvious questions that will lead to a book 4)
R to NC-17
Main = M/F
Character Age Range
If you are anything like me and you haven’t had the joy of reading this trilogy by the talented Scarlett Dawn yet…. find a way to pick it up today. Fast, brutal, funny at times, emotional and supremely human, this Urban Fantasy runs the gamut and produces a classic tale you’ll read again and again.
Published September 25th, 2016
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What are you reading today? Have you read The King Trilogy yet? How about other books by Scarlett Dawn? Do you have a favorite? Leave a comment, I would love to chat!!