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Dark Warrior

3.39 of 5 stars 3.39  ·  rating details  ·  38 ratings  ·  10 reviews
In the first century BC, Ionian Priestesses made a bargain with cursed warriors called the Minot. When the truce fell apart, the Minot remained cursed, and the Ionians remained mistrustful of men. In modern-day Arizona, Jason Tyrone, son of a Minot and an outcast Ionian, has come to reclaim his heritage.At the Seven Sisters Spa, where the Ionian women live and hide their t ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published September 6th 2011 by Berkley
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Paranormal Romance
As a member of an ancient sisterhood who've kept their traditions and beliefs secret from the outside world for hundreds of years, the heroine has never once doubted they ways of her sisters but one night changes everything. Attacked by a Minot, a male witch who's been the mortal enemy of her people. But the strange thing happens when she's then saved from another male. She never sees his face and he disappears before she can get his name. Comforted by the company of her sisters, the heroine onl ...more
Dark Warrior by Rebecca York
Paranormal Romance -Sept. 6th, 2011
4 stars

In Dark Warrior, priestesses with psychic powers fiercely try to protect and defend themselves against the dark and violent Minot warriors who crave to possess them.

Sophia Thalia is part of a secret group of psychic Ionian priestesses. On the way back to the family spa, Sophia’s SUV is pushed off the road. Without a working cell phone she decides to walk the rest of the way home. However, she is soon accosted by a darkly hands
Robin Priddy
The Ionia's are a group of women from ancient Greece. When the group of women were attacked by barbarians, the Ionian priestesse makes a deal with a group of warriors called the Minot. After the barabrians are defeated the priestesse takes a Minot warrior to mate. But when the warriors try to dominate the women they end the truce and flee. Even after fifteen hundred years the Ionians are still hiding from the Minot. The sisterhood have finally settled in Sendona, Arizona where they run a moden d ...more
Oct 27, 2011 Darcy rated it 2 of 5 stars
Shelves: 2011, pnr
I think that I like the idea of these different races more than what I actually read in the book.

I love the idea of the Ionian, a group of strong women with special powers. They seem to just want to live by themselves and worship their goddesses. What I hated about them is what can happen to any group, they get set in their ways and the people in power become corrupt. The high priestess is starting to edge over that line. I also found myself very disturbed by how they initial young women into c
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Kagama-the Literaturevixen
I have never read anything by this author before,but liked how the plot sounded.

Then I read it.

The heroines apperance is described as blond and willowy,so are all the other Ionian sisters. Also theyre gifted with if not immortality, at least youthful bodies way into their seventies. And they originally came from Greece where they were the only blond people in a sea of darkhaired people.Thats was a sign of their "specialness"!

Hating them already? Theres more...

They only want to give birth to girl
Julia Taylor
Yawn. The idea was intriguing, but the execution was lackluster. I found the female characters thoroughly irritating. I kept hearing about how psychically and emotionally powerful they were, but they acted like the 7 dwarfs of dysfunction: Whiny, Horny, Petty, Clingy, Bitchy, Stodgy, and Phobic. Worse yet, they couldn't settle on one personality, and the resulting mood swings gave me whiplash. There were some good steamy sex scenes, but also some dubious consent sex, and one scene that brushes t ...more
Paris        (kerbytejas)
I liked the book - the ending was a bit quick, could have been developed a bit more
Interesting species; look forward to reading more of this series.
a little bit boring
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Ruth Glick (born 1942) is a best-selling author of healthy cookbooks and has also written dozens of romantic suspense romance novels under the pen name Rebecca York.

Ruth earned a B.A. in American Thought and Civilization from George Washington University and an M.A. in American Studies from the University of Maryland. Although she always wanted to become a writer, Glick was convinced that her lack
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