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Rex Cresting (Elei's Chronicles #2)

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Still recovering at a hospital on the north coast of Dakru, Elei is convinced that his part in bringing down the Gultur is over. Rex has infected the other race and their dictatorial system is starting to collapse. Not every Gultur, though, has been affected, and on top of that, inside Elei's body, Rex has matured and goes through another transformation. Elei isn't sure he ...more
Kindle Edition, 1st Edition, 259 pages
Published March 9th 2012 by Chrystalla Thoma
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Rebecca Edwards
Nov 05, 2013 Rebecca Edwards rated it really liked it
I RECEIVED AN ARC OF THIS IN EXCHANGE FOR MY HONEST REVIEW

The first book left me with some unanswered questions so I was only to happy to read the next book in the series. I'm still confused with all the parasite talk and trying to keep all of them straight. Even though that has me confused it didn't stop me from enjoying the story. This story is still just as action packed as the first book maybe even more so than the first one. All the action kept me wondering what they would get into next. El
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Douglas Cook
Jul 22, 2012 Douglas Cook rated it it was amazing
Shelves: thriller, fantasy
First sentences, "Inserted in Elei’s wrist, a thick needle dripped painkillers and serum into a vein. He stared at the sliver of metal thrust into his bruised flesh, wondering what drew him out of his drugged sleep. Then his eyes drifted closed again, dreams crowding behind his lids. A vicious stab in his stomach jerked him wide awake and he curled around the pain, his breathing harsh and shallow. The room flashed with colors, and even as the pain subsided, he knew he wouldn’t be returning to sl ...more
Rick Taubold
Mar 18, 2012 Rick Taubold rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
As much as I enjoyed Chrystalla Thoma's first novel of Elei's Chronicles ("Rex Rising"), I enjoyed this one even more. Where sometimes second novels disappoint, this one improves on an already great story concept and set of characters. The opening, which picks up where the first novel left off, is equally compelling: "Inserted in Elei's wrist, a thick needle dripped painkillers and serum into a vein." If only a little pain was all he had to worry about...

Even more compelling than her first novel
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Angus
Dec 22, 2012 Angus rated it it was amazing
Elei continues the adventure started in the book Rex Rising only now he is starting to piece together parts of a message that he thought were just shards of dreams. The new disease that is gaining ground in his body is giving him superhuman powers. He will need every edge he can get to solve the mystery his mentor left and help the world emerge from the Gultur oppression. In this installment Elei begins to feel for the people around him and a family starts to take shape.

Creepy bit is his halluci
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C.M. Brown
Oct 23, 2012 C.M. Brown rated it it was amazing
Rex Cresting, the second book in this series by Chrystalla Thoma, continues Elei's battle with the Gultur and his own parasites, Rex and Chronion.

A new character is introduced from Hera's past, which the group of friends are divided between deciding whether she is friend or foe.

Sexual tension builds further between Elei and Hera, but Hera clings to the ways of her people, making it impossible for Elei to act upon his desires. Elei is also unsure whether his parasite 'Rex' is behind his desire an
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Arlene Webb
Jul 10, 2012 Arlene Webb rated it it was amazing
The concept behind this series is awesome as you'd know if you read book 1, Rex Rising. Book 2, Rex Cresting is just as interesting, if not more so. It's fascinating to get a deeper look into the Gultar, the female rulers of a war torn world and even more lovely to have the bonds between the characters grow stronger and stronger despite the misunderstandings that arise while Elei runs for his life, fights to rescue his friend Kalaes, and trys to do the right thing no matter how much the parasite ...more
Deborah
Oct 01, 2012 Deborah rated it it was amazing
In this second book you get to see the further development of Elei as a hero. He is flawed but he is determined not not let Rex control him completely There is further development of his relationship with Kalaes as he tries to understand his "dreams" Hera continues to try to figure out her feeling for both Elei and Kalaes. Can't wait for the next book in the series...Guess it's time to go back and read Hera
Jess
It was good. Ended rather suddenly but it will be a good follow on for the 3rd book. I can't say that i found it as great as Rex Rising. i found that it lacked something, kind of like that spice you can never put your finger on but you know the food needs it.

That being said, the addition of the new character "something-or-other" was a good addition, except that she was a bitch at times.
Mickie
Feb 06, 2013 Mickie rated it it was amazing
Loved it.
Wish I could give the 6 or 7 stars.
She took the world she built in the last book and added to it making become even more alive on the page.
I love Rex and his whole ragtag band who are trying to change the world.
I love cats.
This book is the middle of a series but unlike many middle books everything was just bigger and better than the first.

Amy
Nov 16, 2012 Amy rated it really liked it
As good or better than "Rex Rising." Can't wait for the next installment!
Alex Brzoska
Feb 05, 2014 Alex Brzoska rated it really liked it
Shelves: sci-fi
Meh not bad, saw the ending coming. Some pages I was able to skip and still get the idea behind it.
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Greek Cypriot with a penchant for dark myths and good food. I have proven my tendency to settle down anywhere but at home by having lived and studied in France, England, Germany and Costa Rica, before returning to Cyprus two years ago.
I like to write about fantastical creatures, crazy adventures, and family bonds. I live in Cyprus with my husband and my vast herds of books. I write fantasy and sci
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Other Books in the Series

Elei's Chronicles (4 books)
  • Rex Rising (Elei's Chronicles, #1)
  • Rex Equilibrium (Elei's Chronicles, #3)
  • Rex Aftermath (Elei's Chronicles, #4)

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