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King of Battle and Blood

King of Battle and Blood By Scarlett St. Clair

I usually like a little romance with my fantasy novels but this was more like a little fantasy with your romance novel.

SYNOPSIS:

Their Union Is His Revenge.

Isolde de Lara considers her wedding day her death day. To end a years-long war, she is to marry vampire king, Adrian Aleksandr Vasiliev, and kill him. ⠀

But her assassination attempt is thwarted and Adrian threatens that if Isolde tries to kill him again, he will raise her as the undead. Faced with the possibility of becoming the thing she hates most, Isolde seeks other ways to defy him and survive the brutal vampire court. ⠀

Except it isn’t the court she fears most—it’s Adrain. Despite their undeniable chemistry, she wonders why the king——fierce, savage, merciless—chose her as consort. ⠀

The answer will shatter her world.

MY REVIEW:

I really did enjoy the world building and plot of this vampire story, but it was VERY steamy. Usually I don’t mind that, but it was almost every 20 pages or so. The tension between Isolde and Adrian kept me going throughout the book, but I could have done with less romance scenes.

There was a good twist at the end that I kind of guessed early on so it wasn’t as surprising as it could have been for me. The ending wrapped up quickly and left me wanting more in this book. I don’t know if I’ll continue on in the series yet. I enjoyed the story and the added elements like witches and scary creatures throughout the world, but the romance was a little heavy. Overall I gave this one 3 stars!

Happy Reading!

Author: lovelyreadergirl

I've always loved to read. When I was a kid we lived right next door to my local library and I went several times a week. I fell in love with the stories hidden inside the pages of the books on the shelf. It was a good time in my life. I fell head over heals in love with reading the summers we lived in that house.  Fast Forward to today and that love is still there, but it got pushed aside for many years. After I got married at 21 and we started a family at 24 I let my love for reading take a backseat. I continued to read but I didn't devour books like I use to when I was young. The Kindle took the place of physical books and board books and homeschool curriculum reigned.  I got lost in the world of planners and journals and while I still love that side of my life I craved more. I craved less buying and more living. I craved the stories of my childhood. I craved books. And so my new story begins. The story of a LovelyreaderGirl who is rediscovering her journey through book land. Come with me! Let's discover the world of books again together! 

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