The Heart of War (Of War #1)
Inside the Heart of every Warrior breathes the Soul of a Hero--even within The Heart of War.Meet Ares God of War, the greatest Warrior the world has ever known. He's also moody, grumpy, dominant, ravenously sexual, and above all, built like a Greek God. Suspected of killing his Daughter in-Law,... show more
Inside the Heart of every Warrior breathes the Soul of a Hero--even within The Heart of War.Meet Ares God of War, the greatest Warrior the world has ever known. He's also moody, grumpy, dominant, ravenously sexual, and above all, built like a Greek God. Suspected of killing his Daughter in-Law, Psyche, and long in exile from Olympus, the solitude of Ares' island is interrupted when Magdalena MacLeod a brash and sometimes manipulative Fey washes up on Ares' island after believing she's been shipwrecked. There is no wreck and her memory of events is sketchy at best. Branded with a golden chastity belt bearing the mark of Cernunnos, Celtic God of the Forest and Death, Alena has been on the run from the Great Horned God for 200 years. As Ares and Alena grow closer discord erupts on the island as his head woman, Kat plots to get rid of Alena. Plans go awry when the Olympians arrive and demand the God of War hand over his new visitor in return for the lifting of his exile and his return to Olympus. With nowhere to turn, Alena strikes a bargain with the God of War; her virginity for his protection. After proving herself in battle and in his bed, Ares must choose between his Divinely Dysfunctional Family, his pride, and Alena.Get lost in this sweeping dark saga battling Ancient Gods while falling in love with Ares God of War and Alena MacLeod. Enjoy glorious battle scenes and heated scenes of passion as only the God of War could provide. Watch as he and his seemingly fragile Fey fight side by side with determination for their unyielding love and their lives. Ares and Alena share a love that will rock the world from the heights of Olympus to the Celtic moors, but will it be enough? Will love triumph, or will revenge and rage win the battle for the Heart of War? This novel is intended for Adults Only.
Publish date: December 21st 2010
Publisher: Moon Mistress Publishing
Pages no: 514
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Paranormal Romance
, Greek Mythology
Series: OF WAR (#1)
*Book source ~ Review copy provided by InD’tale magazine. Ares, the God of War, is an Olympian in exile. Banished for a crime he knows he didn’t commit he nonetheless is enjoying his time away from the annoying denizens of Mt. Olympus. Until the morning when a woman washes up on his shore. Who is ...
I enjoy reading about Greek mythology. In fact I enjoy reading about most mythologies, and as in most mythologies this book is full of the required: sex, arguments, lies, and sex. Our main god in this case is Ares, the asshole true to form Greek god of war. I actually really like how she writes Ares...
4 out of 5 Shiny Stars ...DARK, Violent and Edgy!The Heart of War is an intense, emotional, action-packed, and remarkably gripping novel! The characterizations are consistent and boldly unapologetic.Full review in April 2013 issue of InD'tale Magazine. *Reader 'triggers' noted within review.
SOLID 3.5 STARSI've never read this type of take on the "God of War" Mr. Ares before. So the tone of the book and his character took a bit of getting use to. If you like Greek Mythology there is plenty of it here but with a twist. This kept the book entertaining for a bit but after awhile it just st...
I love a good smut book. And I love the paranormal: vampires, werewolves, demons, Gods.. all of them work for me. So I thought this book would be a perfect fit: Greek gods and dirty sex sounds like a winning combination. But it didn't quite work out that way.The story centers on a Fey woman named M...