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Roderick was born an immortal prince in the realm of Thales. Revered and respected, he lived a life of grandeur, but his one true love was fighting. He was given a special gift in his battle abilities and soon became known as Thales' finest warrior. But all that changed the day his brother died and an evil descended upon his realm. With Thales on the verge of ruin, he bound himself to the Shields to protect the realms from the evil that ravages them.
But he has a dark secret for which he must atone. Then and only then can he return to Thales and face his family. His special battle skills and his immortality help Roderick to keep his goals in front of him. They have always been clear....until Elle.
Elle makes Roderick long for things he cannot have. Her innate goodness makes him want to grasp what she offers with both hands, but he knows that they can never have what she seeks. Elle bears a mark that signals her as one of a chosen few who were sent to Earth as infants. She and the others who bear the mark must be found and kept hidden from the ancient evil that seeks them, for they hold the key to the evil's ruination. The only way to keep Elle safe is to keep her by his side, but can Roderick resist the temptation to take her love?
©2012 Donna Grant (P)2013 Tantor
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5 out of 5 stars
By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 06-30-13

D..LISH..OUS AND OH YES - IT WAS DEFINITELY MAGIC

Phew, where to start, a group of hot immortals called The Shields who battle, on behalf of the Fae, an unknown enemy who keeps throwing different paranormal entities at them in the hope of destroying Earth as it has done with other realms.

There's a strong, thrilling, flowing storyline that includes time-travel, supernaturals, magic, interesting likeable and loveable characters who, despite challenges, remain loyal, thoughtful, tender and totally drool-worthy heroes. This challenge (I'm not going to give anything away) seemed simple for Roderick as he finds Elle straight away but fate stepped in and threw a curve ball which resulted in 3 evil Harpies being summoned, terror, a battle of good v evil, someone's untimely death and a time-travelling rivetting fight to the death.

The romance has instant attraction, denial (why do they bother) a building trust and sexual awareness that eventually leads to passion, lust, hot sex .... and love.

Worth a credit? It's another big YES written and billowing across a clear blue sky.

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8 of 10 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Kindle Customer on 04-30-18

Amazing, it has everything

This series,and particularly this narrator bring to life a fight between mythical beings,evil foes, good,sweet, and likable characters throughout millennia. You don't know if your in a melting Texas towns battling, or in 1128-I think it was that pop-up England with real knights as your back up. I'm on my second of the series, I really loved this book. I'm excited to listen to the next. Awesome, and narrator has such a range I'm impressed.

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