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review 2018-01-29 15:30
Rise (Spelldrift: Coven of Fire, #1) by Sierra Cross
Rise (Spelldrift: Coven of Fire) (Volume 1) - Sierra Cross

Rise is book one of the Spelldrift: Coven of Fire series by Sierra Cross. For me it was a heck of a kick off too, I couldn't put it down. From pretty much the first paragraph this book had lots of action. Alix is a very likable character. I loved her attitude. Alix is very sensitive and tender hearted, just don't piss her off. Sierra Cross has done a great job with this series, I am on the look out for more of this series.

 

Alix was left an orphan at the age of 14 when her parents were killed in a bus accident, at least that's what she was told happened to them. Her Aunt has raised her since and has tried to give her a good life, or has she.

 

This book is filled with twists and turns and I feel like if I tell you about them I will spoil the story so this review is intentionally vague.

 

I was given my copy of this book from Xpresso book tours and the Author for review purposes.

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text 2018-01-24 14:11
BLOG TOUR, REVIEW & #GIVEAWAY - Rise (Coven of Fire, #1) by Sierra Cross
Rise (Spelldrift: Coven of Fire) (Volume 1) - Sierra Cross

I closed the door on magic long ago…the day it made me an orphan.

Ten years ago, the Coven of Fire sacrificed their lives—my mother among them—to hold off an overwhelming demonic force. Now it’s back.

As a poorly-paid bartender, how can any of this be my problem? But Callie, another orphan of that battle, swears I’m the key to reviving the coven. And there’s an incredibly sexy guardian stranded on my couch who’s promising to help me stop the demons and keep the veil between the realms standing.

One problem: I’ve never been able to use magic. Our local bad boy warlock assures me I have the talent, but even if I did, we don’t have enough witches to complete a coven. The only way to survive is to pull together this pack of magicborn misfits, who have more secrets than spells, into a makeshift coven.

Can we—three untrained witches, a sarcastic warlock, and an overly intense guardian—take back the city…before the demongate falls and the forces that killed my mother destroy us too?

 

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Source: archaeolibrarianologist.blogspot.de/2018/01/blog-tour-review-giveaway-rise-coven-of.html
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review 2018-01-10 16:25
not really one for me.
Rise (Spelldrift: Coven of Fire) (Volume 1) - Sierra Cross
Independent reviewer for Archaeolibrarian, I was gifted my copy of this book. *insert big sigh* I ....struggled with this book, for a couple of reasons, and it was very touch and go as to whether I would finish it. First person, single point of view is not one of my favourite ways for a book to be written and only Alix has a here. Matt really should have been given a voice, I think, even if he had been given a first person voice, I would have enjoyed it more. It could do with a thorough edit. Not enough minor things to put you off reading, but enough of them for me to note they were there and they needed commenting on. Somewhat predictable plot. I saw it all coming at me. Every twist and turn. Maybe I read too much, but there were no surprises in this book for me. BUT!!! Even though only Alix gets a voice, I did like her. Because only she speaks we get up front and personal with her every step of the way. I really felt for her in places. She is very witty and there are a couple of laugh out loud moments. And BECAUSE I saw it all coming at me like a freight train, I liked watching it all unfold. I just. . . . . I dunno! I'm sorry I can't word better what I think about this book, you know it pains me so when I can't say what I need to! Will I read book 2? Possibly. The blurb will have to really REALLY grab me. 3 stars **same worded review will appear elsewhere**

 

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review 2017-11-14 07:06
The Coven (Beatrice Scarlet) - Graham Masterton

1758,London.Beatrice Scarlet,a widow, works in a refuge for "fallen"women. But then some of these young girls (who,after a rehabilitation period,are sent out to factories )disappear.

Although the title implies witches and witchcraft (so does the cover by the way),this is more of a mystery story with some dark/horror undercurrents. But after a rather slow start it is definitely a thrilling read and mostly well written.This also happens to be the second book in this new series. 

Only comment,perhaps certain scenes (rape scenes mainly)might have been a little less graphic. 

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text 2017-11-12 07:10
New Release - Blood Moon Coven

 

 

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