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Ember - Kristen Callihan
Ember
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"Callihan has a great talent for sexual tension and jaw-dropping plots that weave together brilliantly in the end."--- Diana Gabaldon, New York Times bestselling authorAfter a fire consumes the Ellis family fortune, the beautiful and resourceful Miranda finds herself faced with an impossible... show more
"Callihan has a great talent for sexual tension and jaw-dropping plots that weave together brilliantly in the end."--- Diana Gabaldon, New York Times bestselling authorAfter a fire consumes the Ellis family fortune, the beautiful and resourceful Miranda finds herself faced with an impossible dilemma: enter a life of petty crime or watch her family succumb to poverty. But once her fiancée learns of her descent into danger--and of the strange, new powers she's discovered --saving her family may come at the high price of her heart. When Lord Benjamin Archer's one chance for redemption is destroyed by corrupt London antiquarian Hector Ellis, he vows to take what Ellis values most-his daughter Miranda. Forced to hide his face behind masks, Archer travels the world hoping to escape the curse that plagues him so that he can finally claim his prize.But once Archer returns home to London, will it be revenge he seeks? Or will the flame-haired beauty ignite new, undeniable desires? Word Count: 21,850 words.
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B006T2KUPI
Publisher: Forever Yours
Pages no: 88
Edition language: English
Series: Darkest London
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Tea, Rain, Book
Tea, Rain, Book rated it
I wanted to start the Darkest London series at the beginning, but now I think I should have started with book one rather than this prequel novella. I don't really care about Archer or Miranda and the constant date/time difference annoyed me. I also felt that Miranda wasn't a very strong heroine for ...
Trea's Journey for a Good Book
Trea's Journey for a Good Book rated it
3.0 Ember
This book was a bit of a mixed bag for me. It had a lot of small mysteries comprising the plot, but not much world building had been done in this book. Miranda suffered from an unusual power, yet it was never explained how she got it. Nor was Archer's malady explained either. The characters them...
A Bookish Compulsion
A Bookish Compulsion rated it
3.0
This review also posted at A Bookish CompulsionI picked up this story in part because I was not as enthralled by Firelight, Ms. Callihan’s first volume in the Darkest London series, as I thought I would be from all the rave reviews I had read and decided to give it another shot without committing my...
ReadingDiva's Blog
ReadingDiva's Blog rated it
3.0 Ember
**My Rating is 3.5 Stars**Originally posted on ReadingDiva's Blog~~~***MY CONTAIN SPOILERS***~~~Ember is the short story of Miranda & Archer, and the prequel to Firelight. Miranda is a special child, not only for her beauty but because she was born with the ability to create fire. I can’t help but c...
vnorthw
vnorthw rated it
While waiting for Firelight to be available at the library, I picked up this prequel to Firelight. Being a novella, there wasn't a huge amount of room for character and world building, but it did enough to get me interested in where the characters go from here.After reading Firelight, I would recomm...
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