martedì 8 marzo 2016

Review & Giveaway: Banewolf by Eden Ashley


Banewolf
by Eden Ashley

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GENRE: Paranormal Romance

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BLURB:

Love. Conflict. Adventure. Banewolf continues the romance, betrayal, and heartbreaking secrets between Kali, a girl who largely lacks understanding of the powerful creature contained within her, and Rhane, the mysterious and passionate man from her forgotten past.
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My Review:

Rarely I read paranormal books but I was attracted by the cover and the blurb, I am not left at all disappointed. It was a pleasant read from cover to cover. It 's very exciting, full of twists, mystery and action.
Kali is in search of herself, is completely unaware of her past and must also learn to know and use her powers. Rhane tries to protect her and help her remember. Kali begins to remember their previous life together, and particularly the agreement Rhane did .....
The characters are amazing and well developed. Kali is getting stronger, accepts the help of Rhane but always wants to be more independent, rely on their own resources.
It's the second book in this series, it's good enough as a standalone, but to better understand the evolution of the characters I recommend   to read the series in order.
It 's a story that keeps you glued to the pages, with a fast pace and an intriguing plot.
For those who love paranormal romances it is a must read.





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EXCERPT:

Hurry

The sound of her screams reached him as he neared the dorm. Pausing at the threshold, the man stepped inside. Death and the wind were at his back. Dozens of hollow-eyed students turned to observe his presence. Fear had twisted their youthful faces into horrific masks. A few of them wept. Others clung together as another scream echoed into the night. The man flinched. Then he steeled himself against all emotion. His kind was supposed to feel nothing.

He made his way through the crowd, students eagerly shuffling aside to let him pass. It was as if somehow they sensed in him the power to end her suffering. When a young man dressed only in boxers and a lettered shirt stepped forward from a cluster of solemn dorm mates, the man stopped. He recognized the boy.

“You are William. You are the one who called.”

“Yes, sir,” the young man said while nodding. His eyes were wide and frightened as he pointed ahead to a closed door painted prison grey. “She’s in there, sir.”

The man looked at the door, and then back at the boy. “Is she alone?”

William’s shoulders slumped with embarrassment. “I tried to stay with her but…” his voice trailed, dropping to a hoarse whisper. “She looks bad, sir. She wouldn’t stop screaming for me to get out. I got scared. I’m sorry.”

“It’s alright, son. You have done well.” The man laid a hand on the boy’s shoulder with an encouraging smile that reflected none of the sadness he felt. “She’s going to be okay.”

But her cries were becoming more tormented by the second. He quickly continued down the hall to the grey door. Behind it, he found her all alone. Her thin, pale body was curled on a beaten sofa in the center of the room. She was drenched in sweat. Dark hair plastered against her face, framing a beautiful canvas contorted with anguish. He placed a hand gently on her forehead. 

Her eyes fluttered open. “Daddy?”

“I’m here, sweetheart. Everything is fine now.”

Sobbing in relief even as another surge of agony ransacked her strength, she gritted her teeth. “It hurts.”

Squeezing her hand, he spoke in a voice thick with regret. “I know. I’m sorry. Letting you come here was a mistake. I’ve waited too long.”

She was lost in the pain and didn’t seem to hear him. “I see horrible things. I did horrible things. There was so much blood.”

It hurt him terribly to see her in such distress. No matter what the others said, this girl had truly been his daughter. But right now, his love for her could not matter. He had a job to do. There were things he needed to know. There were questions he had to ask.

“What do you see?”

“Bodies, hundreds of bodies littering the ground…” The words broke off as she rolled with another wave of misery. “They’re burned…old and young, women and children.” She sobbed again. “I think I burned them.”

“I’m going to give you something to stop the pain. It will help you sleep.”

“Please hurry, Daddy. Make it stop.” Her body shuddered. “I can’t take any more of this.”

She lifted her head, giving him a good look at her face. Surging veins had crept like black spiders from the corners of her eyes, transforming the surrounding skin into dark pools. She was deteriorating rapidly. If the process wasn’t slowed, the human form would soon be lost.



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AUTHOR Bio and Links:

Eden currently resides in a small town in sunny South Carolina where thunderstorms inspire her best ideas. When not daydreaming about her next novel, she can be found curled up with a musty old paperback and a cup of coffee...or mired deeply in her next plot to take over the world. Since Eden enjoys reading or watching anything with supernatural elements, writing paranormal and fantasy romance is a natural fit.

Banewolf is the second installment of the Amazon Bestselling Dark Siren series. The first book is currently free for download on Amazon.

Link to download Dark Siren for free: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DSPPOX2

Link to purchase Banewolf: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GTT3RDI

Eden loves to hear from readers and can be reached at the following links:



Twitter: Eden_byNite


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GIVEAWAY INFORMATION and RAFFLECOPTER CODE


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4 commenti:

  1. Thank you for hosting! Readers, Banewolf is on sale for only $0.99 at Amazon.

    RispondiElimina
  2. Hi Mave! Thank you for writing such a lovely review of Banewolf. I'm thrilled that you're enjoying Kali and Rhane's story despite not being a fan of paranormal romances. That's a HUGE compliment!!

    RispondiElimina
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    1. You're welcome! Thanks for the chance to read your amazing book!

      Elimina

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