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by Thea Harrison

Able to wield thunder and lightning, wyr sentinel Tiago Black Eagle has ruled the skies for centuries. His massive build and thunderous power make him one of the wyr's best weapons. And he's the one sent to protect Tricks, heir to the Dark Fae throne, when she's almost assassinated in Chicago. Soon Tiago and Tricks will fall prey to the stormy hunger that engulfs them-a passion that will shake the very foundation of all the worlds.
Download Storm's Heart (A Novel of the Elder Races) epub
ISBN: 0425242668
ISBN13: 978-0425242667
Category: Fantasy
Subcategory: Fantasy
Author: Thea Harrison
Language: English
Publisher: Berkley; Reissue edition (August 2, 2011)
ePUB size: 1299 kb
FB2 size: 1728 kb
Rating: 4.3
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Storm's Heart by Thea Harrison
Paranormal Romance - Aug. 2nd, 2011
5 stars

Thea Harrison brings to life a fully developed world that paranormal and fantasy readers will be completely addicted to. Her universe has Wyr, Djinn, Dark Fae and Vampyres tangled in centuries old feuds, plus humorous and emotionally involving characters that will keep readers eyes glued to this story.

Tricks used to bed the official PR representative to the Dragon Wyr, Dragos. But with the sudden death of her Dark Fae uncle, she soon finds herself the Queen of the Dark Fae. Her nuclear family was murdered by her uncle in a bid for power and returning to this treacherous world to claim her birthright is very dangerous indeed. When she is assigned Mr. Death (AKA the Wyr thunderbird Tiago) to protect her after as assassination attempt, she rebels and tries to escape. Tricks realizes that aligning herself with the Wyr even for protection could send the wrong signals to the Dark Fae in a time of political unrest and uncertainty. Tricks knows she must show the Dark Fae she can stand for herself but the pesky and super hot Tiago won't leave her alone! To add to her troubles, she is afraid she might be getting too comfortable with his very attractive company.

Tiago has always liked the perky Tricks. She may be a Queen, but that doesn't mean she can order him around. His job is to keep her alive and healthy. And that means staying close. Too bad his thoughts have been straying to how sexy she looks. He means to keep alive is only to show her how a Wyr can give her a real good time.

This was a delicious read. I savored each page even as my fingers wanted to rush to find out what would happen next. The chemistry between Tiago and Tricks was scorching hot. They were crazy for each other and their entertaining banter and underlying care for each other was wonderful to read. I particularly liked how Tricks is able to get Mr. Death to open up. He is definitely is not a frou-frou guy but for her, he thinks of the little things like getting her chocolates as a present after a particularly bad assassination attempt. Tricks is devilishly funny especially as she tries again and again to escape Tiago. In addition to the fully developed and fun characters, the fascinating world the author has created kept me spellbound. I especially liked reading about the Dark Fae and Trick's history.

Storm's Heart is a book that will knock your socks off and make you want to read the first in the Elder Races series, if you haven't already. Exhilarating and totally mesmerizing I hope this series never ends!

Reviewed by Steph from the Bookaholics Romance Book Club
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I don't usually take the time to write reviews but I felt compelled to in this case because of the semi-negative reviews on this book. I almost didn't read the book based on the reviews - it's a good thing that I couldn't resist based on the first book in the series!

There's a lot of criticism that Tricks is too whiny, or too shallow. I just don't see it at all. She is a conflicted young fae who has lived safely among the Wyr for most of her adult life. She likes nice clothes, make up, heels and she isn't very happy that she has to give up her current life to go become the Dark Fae Queen. Is anyone surprised - I mean gosh - everyone is trying to assassinate her - she shouldn't complain about that a bit and wish to keep her current life where the most she had to worry about was the color lipstick she wanted to wear? As far as the comments about her "using too much baby talk" - I don't see that either. The only reason I noticed it at all in the book was because of reviewers' comments.

I see this as a "coming of age" story for Tricks and the fae is made of steel under all the fluffy stuff and sticks to what she knows is right. She vacillates at times and wishes for her old life at other times, but to me that just makes her more genuine. Her relationship with Tiago is awesome - what's not to like? So I say READ IT - it fully lives up to the first book...and wait til you read the third book...even better!
I don't know why I never found this series before! I have read all the others with similar characters & plots & I have to say that this is the best woven story of all my1681 lafayette favorite components I have ever seen. The other series lack the relational depth & the solid societal basis the immortals & preternaturals have in this series. I love Drago he is the perfect foundation. They are all ancient, they don't need mates or they will die, they're not all sex driven man sluts who happen upon the "lucky" female they rein yo settle down with. dragons United the Weres & that eliminated a lot of blahblahblah most books waste to much diverse time on too many spectate camps. Humans are aware of supernatural a & they have a working established existence another plus I love no hiding from the humans 3/4 of the book waste. Granted the old ones are a little cranky but they've been like superheroes for thousands of years & never really understood what they were fighting for on a personal even until they found they're mates. No wasted time "fighting the feeling" at least so far. I'm moving on to Serpents kiss I am just delighted with these scenes too. I'm so over the build up & a kiss then thy wake up the next morning books. I'm sorry but passion& great sex is part of the whole adventure & without it you feel jyped. I am delighted with this series I am delighted with the political & personal progress it's making. I love familiar characters & I don't have to start from scratch every book they pick up perfectly. And I love the wisdom of Drago even though he was a mite overbearing, he & his men/women are honorable & progressive, smart & kind at the end of the day. Very awesome series!!!