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Claiming Her Mates: Book One: (A paranormal shifter romance series) by Dia Cole

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Claiming Her Mates: Book One by Dia Cole
Series Name: Claiming Her Mates
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Genre: Reverse Harem Paranormal Romance
Page Count – 202 pages
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Publishing Company: Black Diamond Press LLC.
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With everyone bailing on my holiday party, I didn’t think the night could get any worse. Then three scorching hot men storm the club and demand I come with them. Thinking they’re cops, I run only to discover the flu vaccine is turning people into monsters.

Now my survival depends on Mason, Gabriel, and Liam. I should be terrified of their glowing eyes and the way they destroy any threat in our path, but all I can think about is claiming the fierce men as my own. All three of them…

One problem.

My ex has threatened to eviscerate any man who touches me. Too bad the deadly Alpha male isn’t here. He’ll rue the day he broke my heart and ordered his three gorgeous friends to rescue me.

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Dia wanted to be a writer from the time she could hold a pencil. A lover of science fiction, urban fantasy, horror, and paranormal romance, she writes action-packed stories featuring kick-butt heroines and the alpha male heroes who fall for them.

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The Fifth Knight: An Arthurian Legend Reverse Harem Romance (The Knights of Caerleon series Book 1) by Claire Luana & Jesikah Sundin – Review by Maura Harper

The Fifth Knight (The Knights of Caerleon #1)The Fifth Knight by Jesikah Sundin
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the first book I’ve read by Jesikah Sundin, I enjoy reading Claire Luana so I was excited to read this story.

It’s an interesting take on The Knights of the Round Table. Honestly, I don’t know much about the legend so it was all pretty new to me. I found the reverse harem an interesting twist. RH is new to me and it feels like it’s the latest “popular genre”. I have read a lot of it and this seemed tamer than what I have read.

The story features a kick a** strong female lead whose destiny is written and it is not the usual direction you would think she would be going. The characters are well developed and the story is layered with a few different threads. It held my interest and I only found myself skimming a few times.

I will re-read this story when the future installments are published.

Review by @mauraharper

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The Fifth Knight (The Knights of Caerleon #1) by Claire Luana & Jesikah Sundin – Review by Emily Walsh

The Fifth Knight (The Knights of Caerleon #1)The Fifth Knight
ByClaire Luana & Jesikah Sundin
My Rating: 4 of 5 stars

The Fifth Knight (The Knights of Caerleon #1) by Claire Luana & Jesikah Sundin was a fast pace, entertaining read that had me hooked from start to finish.

What a start to a new series, and being that this is the first book I have read from this author, I have to say I will be checking out other books Jesikah Sundin has written. I’m no stranger to RH, though I don’t read it as much as I use to, but it’s still a genre I like. In saying that, there ways to do it wrong and there are ways to do it right, and this my friends, is an exemplary example of a RH done, all kinds of right.

I’m going to be real with you, it wasn’t the RH that caught my eye, no it was the fact that this is a King Arthur tale, and I love anything that has Arthurian elements. This is more a retelling with our MC tossed into the mix. Now I will say that our MC Fionna is for the lack of a better word, a Mary-sue.. yes, yes, I know, I have dissed on that before, how I don’t like, it.. But.. I have also said there are ways to do it right.

To be even more honest, Fionna, though has all the markings of a Mary-Sue, also has many elements of a OP(Overpowered) character as well. Normally that mix, isn’t a good one, but, and there is a but. The writing, the character development, and the complex multi layers of Fionna, offset those two, normally, annoying traits. Jesikah Sundin managed to humanize Fionna, causing the reading(me) to connect. Fionna was nice, she wasn’t a, –I’ll do it myself, then have to get rescued– type. She wasn’t mean or mlishious to other female character (Which is the most annoying of the mary-sue tropes). She was witty but, was also flawed. I loved her as a lead characters and despite having everyone she met fall in love with her, she was probably one of the best female MC’s I’ve read about this year.

This just goes to show you, that you don’t need to following the normal “outline” of a character, to have something amazing.

Overall this book is worth your time, energy and brain power. I know I was gushing about Fionna, but I just feel like she carried the story and truly outshone the others. Yes King Arthur and his knights were well developed and great to read about, but I was drawn to Fionna. This was all due to knowing how to write a OP character and not make it cringe otherly. And for me, really showcased the authors magical writing talent.

On that note I will leave you with my super high recommendation and, my stamp of approval.

Happy Reading

Review by @eawalsh

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The Fifth Knight: An Arthurian Legend Reverse Harem Romance (The Knights of Caerleon series Book 1) by Claire Luana & Jesikah Sundin

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The Fifth Knight: An Arthurian Legend Reverse Harem Romance (The Knights of Caerleon series Book 1)

by Claire Luana & Jesikah Sundin, Author

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Four cursed knights. One Warrior Princess. A faerie sword that binds their lives together.

Fionna’s only hope to save her family lies across the Irish Sea. As a warrior princess of Ulster, the rival clann holding her father and sister for ransom knows she’ll pay any price to get them back. But even she couldn’t predict the task set before her–to steal a faerie sword from a king.

The Kingdom of Caerleon is dying under Morgan la Fay’s dark magic. Her vengeful curse has locked Excalibur in its scabbard, placing Arthur Pendragon’s kingship in jeopardy. Now Arthur and his sword brothers–Lancelot, Galahad, and Percival–have but one hope. The fifth knight. The one foretold by Merlin who will break the curse and heal the land.

But Arthur and his sword brothers didn’t expect the warrior to be a fierce and captivating woman. Or the legendary White Fay, prophesied by Morgan la Fay to destroy Caerleon by claiming the heart of a king and three sworn knights.

The Fifth Knight is a Reverse Harem tale of betrayal and fated love.

Suitable for readers aged 18+

THE KNIGHTS OF CAERLEON:
Book 1 – “The Fifth Knight” October 15, 2018
Book 2 – “The Third Curse” November 26, 2018
Book 3 – “The First Gwenevere” February 14, 2019

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About Claire Luana

Claire Luana grew up reading everything she could get her hands on and writing every chance she could. Eventually, adulthood won out, and she turned her writing talents to more scholarly pursuits, going to work as a commercial litigation attorney at a mid-sized law firm.

While continuing to practice law, Claire decided to return to her roots and try her hand once again at creative writing. She has written and published the Moonburner Cycle and the Confectioner Chronicles and is currently co-writing the Knights of Caelreon series with Jesikah Sundin. She lives in Seattle, Washington with her husband and two dogs. In her (little) remaining spare time, she loves to hike, travel, binge-watch CW shows, and of course, fall into a good book.

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About Jesikah Sundin

Jesikah Sundin is a multi-award winning Ecopunk SciFi and Forest Fantasy writer mom of three nerdlets and devoted wife to a gamer geek. In addition to her family, she shares her home in Monroe, Washington with a red-footed tortoise and a collection of seatbelt purses. She is addicted to coffee, laughing, and Dr. Martens shoes … Oh! And the forest is her happy place.

Marks of the Mazza : Reverse harem (Mazza Series Book 1) By Blake Blessing – Review by Dawn Daughenbaugh

Marks of the MazzaMarks of the Mazza by Blake Blessing
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5 Star
Marks of the Mazza: Reverse Harem ( Mazza Series Book 1)By Blake Blessing is the first book in the Mazza Series .This is a paranormal/reverse/harem/polyamorous romance. We get a bit of everything with this book from action,to adventure, drama some danger,suspense and can’t forget the mystery. I loved this Book and had a hard time putting it down once I started reading. I really like this author’s style of writing grabs your attention from the beginning and keeps it till the end. Isolde’s world gets turned upside down and what she finds is a whole new world she didn’t know existed and that she plays an incredible part in that world. Find out what happens next. I highly recommend reading this Book. I look forward to reading more from this Author.

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Marks of the Mazza: Reverse Harem (Mazza Series Book 1) by Blake Blessing – Review by Anastasia Dodson

Marks of the MazzaMarks of the Mazza by Blake Blessing
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Marks of the Mazza
(Mazza Series Book 1)
by Blake Blessing
4

Marks of the Mazza is the first book in the Mazza series and it is off to a great start. This a paranormal romance/reverse harem and i just ate it up. I couldn’t get enough of the book and when i started i couldn’t put it down.
Isolde is the main character in the book. She meets a mysterious handsome man and feels an attraction that is hard to ignore. After a kiss her world is changed forever.
The male characters in this book are Donato, Sage, Egan and Jari. Oh Man. They are hot hot hot. Pushy typical alpha males. And of course i love them!
The secondary characters in the book are also great and the author did a wonderful job at world building in this book and i cannot wait to get my hands on more by this author!!
I would recommend to a friend.
Review by Anastasia D.

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Marks of the Mazza by Blake Blessing – Review by Jana Teppih

Marks of the MazzaMarks of the Mazza by Blake Blessing
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Marks of the Mazza: Reverse Harem’book is the first isntallment in Blake Blessing’s The Mazza Series and what a beginning it is! It is her debut book and she knocked it out of the park! I cannot wait for the next instalment as she left us hanging … well, that is the meaning with a series, right?
In this first book we are introduced to Isolde – the Mazza – someone who bears the marks of all four houses of this mysterious people and supposedly holds untold powers. Their appearance signals great change and they are supposed to a saviour … the thing is though that Isobel thinks she is completely boringly normal and she has no idea who those people are and what the different players in those different houses are …
What do you do when you end up in a wrong ‘Uber” with a bunch of sexy guys aka our Fae guys, each of them from one of the four houses and the beginning of Issy’s harem. Depending how the writer spins her story … there might be quite a few of them. In the first book we are introduced to Donato “Nato”, Sage, Egan, Jari and Rand …
It is funny how I started thinking of Laurell K Hamilton’s Meredith Gentry series and maybe that explains why I loved the Marks of the Mazza so much! Well done Ms Blessing! You are in good company!

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Marks of the Mazza (Book One of The Mazza Series) by Blake Blessing – Review by Michelle Austin

Marks of the MazzaMarks of the Mazza by Blake Blessing
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Marks of the Mazza was an interesting 4 star read and book one of the Mazza series.
This is my first read by Blake Blessing and her debut as well. This is an interesting new twist to paranormal romance/Reverse Harem and my first time reading this genre.

After closing up for the night at her job, Isolde ends up getting into a car that she thought was her Uber, there are very handsome men in the car. She ends up seeing the men again and there is an attraction that she is feeling. After a toe curling kiss she finds herself waking up in a whole new world where she is staying with Donato, Sage, Egan and Jari.

These men have been friends since childhood and have made an agreement amongst them, to mate with a Mazza, when they find her to get their full powers to help in the war. We discover that Sage may have a little glitch in his commitment, will he follow through with mating? There are definitely plenty of other’s very interested in taking his place, good and bad.

There are additional characters introduced and they all added a great element to the story. I was pulled right in and really enjoyed this story.There is so much going on and we do get some hot mating scenes as well. I was on the edge of my seat waiting to see what was coming next. We did end with a cliff hanger and I can’t wait to read the next book in the series.

Review by @mab54615

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Marks of the Mazza: Reverse Harem (Mazza Series Book 1) by Blake Blessing – Review by Erin Wolf

Marks of the MazzaMarks of the Mazza by Blake Blessing
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I give Marks of the Mazza: Reverse Harem (Mazza Series Book 1) by Blake Blessing, 4 stars.

Isolde lives a normal, if somewhat boring, life. That all changed the moment she gets into the wrong car with some men she has never seen before. They say they are another race and she is the one they have been waiting for. That she bears the marks of the four houses of these mysterious beings. And to make things even more interesting, she is supposed to mate with one male from each house of this race. But they are not the only ones looking for her. There are others that want to use her and will do whatever it takes. Can she believe all this? If so, does she go along with it?

This was a very interesting book. I have never read a reverse harem book before and maybe that was why, but it felt a little confusing to me at first. But the more I got into the story, the more drawn in I got. Besides the romantic side, there is action and betrayal. Isolde is interesting herself and easy of the men in her life are different, making this an even better book.

If you like supernatural romance and/or reverse harem romance, this book is for you.

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Reviewed by @erinwolf79

Marks of the Mazza: Reverse Harem (Mazza Series Book 1) by Blake Blessing – Review by Jenni Bishop

Marks of the MazzaMarks of the Mazza by Blake Blessing
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Marks of the Mazza: Reverse Harem (Mazza Series Book 1) Blake Blessing is great start to the series. The story is a paranormal fantasy romance with a twist. I wasn’t sure what I was getting with a reverse harem plot but it certainly did not disappoint me in any way shape or form. Right from the start I was pulled into this group of characters, that are endearing and interesting and found myself falling in love and completely invested in them as individuals and as a group. There is lots of drama, action and adventure, danger and suspense. You will be enthralled with the storyline and the vivid scenes and Blake’s imagination knows no bound. The story flowed well and you are so engrossed that before you know it, it will all over and you just want to scream because you want more. Geesh, book two can not come quick enough. Well done Blake a truly great story for a debut book.

Reviewed by @jennadb

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