PLEASURE OF A DARK PRINCE
The beginning of this new Lore tale takes place prior to the earlier books, so fans will recognize some foreshadowing of future events. As always, Cole pairs up two unlikely lovers and then puts them through the wringer. With an expedition up the Amazon, this adventurous story takes on a treasure-hunting flair. Intriguing foreshadowing at the end of this book is sure to have readers salivating for the next installment. Consistent excellence is a
To save her life, teenage Valkyrie Lucia made a bargain with a goddess. The price was eternal chastity, along with the mission of keeping evil god Crom Cruach imprisoned. Lucia is warned that Cruach is trying to escape and unleash an apocalypse, but she is distracted when she runs into Lykae Garreth MacRieve.
When Garreth realizes that Lucia is his mate, he refuses to back down, even when she shoots him with her arrows. He knows they are destined to be together, but she fears the loss of her legendary skills if she gives in to passion. With Cruach on the verge of breaking free, Lucia and Garreth must travel up the Amazon in search of a weapon to kill a god. (POCKET, Mar., 431 pp., $7.99)