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by Esri Rose

When she comes to the rescue of an elf, giving him her energy, Erin Chandler becomes bound to this sensual being and is plunged into his strange world. Original.
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ISBN: 1420102516
ISBN13: 978-1420102512
Category: Literature
Subcategory: United States
Author: Esri Rose
Language: English
Publisher: Zebra (May 1, 2008)
ePUB size: 1117 kb
FB2 size: 1581 kb
Rating: 4.5
Votes: 754
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This story has a lot going for it. The basic premise and the plot are interesting. The main character's voice is strong. The story moves along at a good clip and I did not want to put it down. I originally purchased the Kindle version and just ordered the paperback because I wanted to have the hard copy.

My criticisms are minor and barely affected my enjoyment of the book. The human secondary characters had potential that could have been realized a bit more. More development of the two main characters, including more details about Elven life would have helped me invest in the story a little more.

Overall, it's a keeper; and I look forward to reading the author's next book in this universe.
Yellow Judge
Everyone in Erin Chandler's world of present day Boulder, Colorado, knows that elves are found only in fairy tales and movies, right? Wrong! While walking her elderly neighbor's dog through the woods one night Erin discovers a dying man - a tall, buff, incredibly gorgeous, pointy-eared, dying man - who turns out to not be a man at all, but an elf!

The bond between Galan of Longtail Rock and the land that keeps him alive has been broken by the evil dark elf, Fellseth, and Galan is struggling for his last breath when Erin's touch inexplicably infuses him with energy and renews his life force. A life-giving bond between the two is created in that moment and neither of their lives will ever be the same. Erin finds herself in the midst of a community of elves struggling to hold on to their life-sustaining lands while battling the dark elf intent on killing them by stealing those lands and the humans who are unknowingly destroying the natural habitat that the elves have occupied for hundreds of years. Erin joins forces with Galen and the other good elves to defeat Fellseth but just when they think they have him outwitted, the dark elf sets his evil sights on Erin.

It's a testament to Rose's superb writing skill that I was able to suspend belief and immerse myself completely in this fast-paced, delightful and emotionally satisfying, magical tale. The relationship between Galan and Erin is romantic and frequently poignant while at the same time sprinkled with the humor you would expect when bringing together a practical, independent, 21st century woman with a sexy, sensual, supremely confident elf who has been around for more than 250 years. The crisp dialogue kept me turning pages late into the night and whet my appetite for more elf tales from this gifted debut author.
If Esri Rose wonders whether her online ad, done in LOLcat style, was effective, she need wonder no longer. It had me laughing my you-know-what off. When I saw it, I knew I needed to give this book a try. I'm glad I did. _Bound to Love Her_ is a lot of fun.

The story begins when Erin, who works at a New Age store but is nonetheless a skeptic, finds a handsome man half-dead while on a hike. His name is Galan, and his story is almost unbelievable to Erin--he's an elf, and weakened by the dastardly deeds of a dark elf (dark elves are elves who feed off the negative energy released when wild land is destroyed by humans). Soon, though, Erin has no choice but to believe, because Galan needs Erin's energy in order to survive and fight back, and Erin too is in danger from Fellseth.

Meanwhile, as the threat from Fellseth grows more dangerous, Erin and Galan begin to have feelings for each other. Their romance is sweet but poignant; they believe the relationship is doomed but hope desperately that it isn't.

The secondary characters are delightful, especially Lily, the shop's owner; Jed, Erin's gamer-geek roommate; and Kutara, a domineering tech-savvy elf who's far more decent than her icy facade suggests. I hope Esri Rose writes more in this 'verse and revisits them.

_Bound to Love Her_ is a fun, quick summer read at an excellent price, full of romance, humor, and suspense. Fans of paranormal romance and urban fantasy are likely to enjoy it.
I loved this book. It was sweet, romantic, funny, lighthearted, and imaginative. Despite reading many paranormal books, like vampires, werewolves, and time travel, I had never read an elf book before and enjoyed the concept. Like another reviewer, all the in-your-face New Age values (vegetarian-tree hugging-meditation, etc.) got a bit tiresome, but all of the characters were so likeable I did not care. A character in a book does not have to share all of my values and lifestyle to still be interesting and enjoyable. Also, I loved the discreet-but-sweet love scenes. I get weary of explicit sex scenes that go on for pages and pages; I mean, how many different ways can you describe all the things you can do to each other in bed? After a while they all sound the same. I hope to read more books by this talented, creative writer. More please, Esri!
I enjoyed Esri Rose's "Bound to Love Her". It was an unique fun reading book, the author's first. The unique hook to the book is Galvan, our hero, is an elf. Not a lot of romance paranormals out there with elves. It was a nice change from the vampire/shapeshifters that are the norm.

I liked the characters and seeing how Erin and Galvan bonded, whether they wanted to or not and how she eventually came to care deeply for him. Enough on storyline.

If you read books just for the heavily detailed sex scenes, this book isn't for you. There are sex scenes in the book and they light, leaving a lot to your imagination ... which is fine, it fit well with the rest of the story. In other words the sex scenes are there but not in your face sort of description.

I'm glad I needed an extra $3.99 to make my order and picked up this book. I'm also glad I didn't read the reviews first, half of them were good the others so-so.

If you're looking for a fun light book, with light sex scenes that isn't your usual vamps and such, give this book a try. I think you may enjoy it too.