If at any time an author can bring out emotions in a reader, they are a success. If they can draw in a reader to feel engaged in the journey of their new book friends, they earn more respect. If an author can leave a reader feeling intrigued, inspired, and even offer healing, they’ve gained a bibliophile fanatic for life. - Shani K. - The Chronicles of an Abibliophobiac.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Book Review: "Revenge of the Wronged" By Hettie Ivers

Revenge of the Wronged

Author: Hettie Ivers

Format: ebook, .mobi, kindle

Series or standalone: This is the 3rd book in the series. There is however a total of 4, as there is a prequel. It’s best to read these in order. However if you’re adventurous, read this one first!

Series Order: Slip of Fate, Fear the Heart, Revenge of the Wronged - Girl from Jussara (Prequel) can be read as standalone.

She includes an excerpt to book 4 at the end of the book!

Warning: It’s recommended for an audience of 18+ due to graphic scenes.

Book Review

*minor spoilers may be mentioned in this review!*

Revenge of the Wronged is the follow up of Alex and Milena’s story. I can tell you right now, that this is hands down my favorite one of the series by far. It’s quickly become my all time favorite series! Which for an abibliophobiac like me who has read over 300 book this year so far (slight braggish moment. #SorryNotSorry) is a big deal. It’s easy to get wrapped up in the journey that both characters have to walk through in order to get to the finale that leaves you breathless and yelling, “WHAT?!” to (or at in my case) your e-reader. I know, nothing new for me!

If you’ve read the previous books you’re well aware of whirlwind of emotions that has plagued both characters. They’re sometimes volatile interactions lead to them giving into what they both realize is a deep love and even devotion. With that though comes the raw reality of what darkness they face. The blood curse that has brought them to their fated paths threatens to explode and take everything and everyone that stands in the way. Who will make it through the storm and who will fall for good?

Alex has to be the strong one. He has to be the leader that everybody expects him to be. His Alpha status has always resonated in his attitude being a bit peckish and not the most tolerable. After all he has no qualms about ending the lives of those who set to damage his pack. A man with little to no weakness’ now does what nobody expected him to EVER do. He has given into his love and adoration for Milena. He realizes now that his fate was sealed upon their first tumultuous meeting. Now that he’s given into the fate, his feelings and his wolf, he’ll do whatever takes to keep her safe. Even if that means keeping her away from the only family member she has left. With the fate of his pack at odds, the life of his mate and his duty, will he be able to save everyone from the biggest, bloodiest and horrendous revenge of all?

Milena started a journey to find her brother to end up having her whole world shattered. She leaves the only home she’s known, went on a search for her brother and found out the startling truth of who she is. She’s thrown even more off kilter when she not only has to come to terms to what she’s feelings for Alex, but conceding to their fate. During all of this battle and revelations, she’s reunited with her brother. How can she convince him he’s on the wrong side of the impending war? His choices can cost them both the very things they have been missing for so long. Their bond, love and faith in each other is tested to the breaking point once Milena accepts her fate. How can she accept Alex and keep a war from happening? She’s forced to join in the battle from hell, but what happens if she can’t stop impending doom brought on by the wronged?

During all of this back and forth, chaos, love, sex, violence and hatred, appears the one person nobody was expecting to join in. Who is she,what the hell does she want and how is it possible SHE is really there? The answers that come are so unexpected and breathtaking. The hashtag is true, #thebestbadguyisawoman.

Creative adoration (positives): I loved every freaking thing about this book! The build up from the other books into this one was so well thought out and written that it just reads so effortlessly. I both cursed the heck out of Hettie and express my love as I read the series. The increased cast of characters that join in on this one is phenomenal. I totally did not expect the best bad guy to be a woman, (ah see what I did there?) let alone who it was!!!! Her appearance was intriguing and breathtaking. Also I have to say the best part of the book was the explanation of how the events leading up to the climactic moment happened. I was completely drawn in and fascinated!

Creative indifference (negatives): The only negative I have is I want more darn it! I’m ready for the next book!

Creative appraisal (overall): I will say it again, hands down, my all time favorite book and series. Hettie has worked her creative story telling magic in that perfect match of humor, sex, intrigue and suspense. Her characters are likable, relatable and raw. Sure they’re made up in a world of paranormal existence but they have so many qualities that make you feel like you know them. Or you know, maybe like/stalk/love/follow/peep in their windows/fangirl over...you get the idea! This is a seriously ridiculously epic series that begs to be read over and over again. Thank you Hettie for sharing your mad storytelling skills!

My star rating: A magical five million werelockian stars. What, that doesn’t work? FINE! 5 out of 5 stars.

Where do I go to find out more about the author?

Authors Website: Hettie Ivers

Authors Amazon Page: Hettie Ivers

Authors GoodReads Page: Hettie Ivers

Authors Facebook Fan Page: Hettie Ivers

My GoodReads Review HERE

My Amazon Review HERE

Where can you find me?
In my corner of course!
Email: bookishnerd4life@gmail.com or superrainpolly@gmail.com
Facebook: Shani Kenny
Twitter: @BookishShani_K

1 comment:

  1. THANK YOU, Shani! I am humbled by your words of praise! :) SO happy you enjoyed it and thank you again for reading and for all of your awesome support for this series! XXOO Hettie