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Summary

The finale in the epic Of Shadows and Fire duet.  

"The mating call is in my blood, too," he whispered, his face twisting with restraint and pure male lust. "My control is slipping." 

"Should I run?" I purred. "Maybe you should run." 

"There's nowhere to run, for either of us," he promised darkly. 

I can't forgive his betrayal, yet my body answers to his mating call. 

The dirty truth about my fourth mate, a demigod druid, cut me bone deep. 

To prevent an apocalypse on Earth, he had me kidnapped and taken to the Underworld. There, I was raised as a warrior slave and trained to battle the Dark Lord. 

I do not care how hard it was for him to send me away, the woman he treasures most. I do not feel sorry that his heart bleeds for me every second of every day. He robbed me of my birthright and the power to carve my own destiny. 

I vow never to forgive him, even though he's finally come to bring me home, even as he fights alongside me with my other immortal lovers. 

Yet my body craves his every scorching touch and refuses to deny my destined mate. 

This full-length reverse harem fantasy romance contains brutal battles, explicit love scenes, curses, magic, dark fae, vampires, shifters, demigod, fallen angels, and a lot of demon assholes.

©2020 Meg Xuemei X (P)2020 Meg Xuemei X

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Thrilling, action packed

The continuation from book 1 was seemless, with non stop action and steamy interludes, and impossible to put down! I loved the tie in to the previous series 'The First Witch', but the situation with Merlin felt unfinished will there be a book 3 or another series? This was an amazing read, with fantastic characters and wonderful narration. I received this book in exchange for my honest review.

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True strength prevails

This book by Meg Xuemei X was even better than the first book in the series. there were new characters that added more life, adventure, angst, heartache, joy and fulfillment to Kalamity's story. We got to witness the relationship between calamity and her four mates, the betrayal and self sacrifice of one of the mates, the betrayal of one of the protectors, and the Love between parents and their lost child. the ending of the story gave me hope but left me clinging to the ceiling by my nails. I can't wait for the next book in this series. As always, it was wonderful to hear the talented narration of Gwendolyn Duyor. Excellent book

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Unique

I love love love Meg Xuemei’s writing. Her world build is second to none and her characters are absolutely fascinating. This one was so action packed and intriguing that you don’t want to turn it off. Definitely a series worth listening to

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  • Joseph Denomme
  • 23-11-21

Meh

Umm yeah it was okay but not anything worth gushing over. The ending was blah

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  • Misty ross
  • 24-04-21

great book

it was the same as the first one. smoothly written. it has it all Steamy love and fight at the same time it cant get any better that.18+

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  • T. K.
  • 23-04-21

battles, battles, and more battles

Are you sure you could squeeze in another battle into the store?
You don't need a battle to push the story forward. There are other trails the characters could have gone through besides a battle.
Please work on your endings.
This is the second series that the ending was lacking for me.