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Passion is blind in vengeance and love ...

Ayden’s suburban home was invaded by a pack of Lycans.

The brutal attack is the only memory she carries of her former life.

Now, one motive burns in her soul:


The Sons of Wrath—a brood of vengeance-dealing warrior demons—band with Ayden to hunt the Lycans on Detroit’s most deadly feeding grounds.

Kane Walker should’ve bee...more
Paperback, 534 pages
Published January 16th 2013 by Keri Lake
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Alexis *RealityBites! Let's Get Lost!*
SPOILER FREE REVIEW -mature content reader discretion is advised.
4 STARS out of 5
Genre: Paranormal Romance

She's Fun, Fierce and HELLO she is Female! What a deadly combination! Just the way I like my heroines!

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There is nothing better then when a book exceeds you expectations. This book did just that for me! It’s been a while since I had a kickass heroine who is not afraid to bring a man down to his knees. Ayden is that chick and then some!

"..The fruit that feeds the soul is vengeance.” ~Ayden

Sammy☆Smitten With Book Heroes☆彡
ARC provided by the author, Keri Lake, in exchange for an honest review.

Ever since being brutally attacked, Ayden has only one purpose in life; to seek vengeance against lycans, the beasts who attacked her, and to prevent them from hurting anyone else. In order to carry out this mission, Ayden hires the Sons of Wrath, a group of demons who specialize in helping people seek justice against those who have wronged them. During one of their Lycan hunts, the Wrath Demons and Ayden come across Kane Wa
Meli Mel *Ty and Zane's Creeper*
~Copy provided by Author in exchange for an honest review~

***5 Badass Stars***

Ayden doesn't remember anything before a group of Lycans attacked her. She is driven by her revenge and wants the Lycans who bit her to suffer as she did. She decides to get the help of the Sons of Wrath -- a group of demon warriors-- to help her find the Lycans, so, she signs a contract with them. But on one night of killing Lycans, she stumbles upon a Halfling, Kane Walker who has recently been bitten and is already...more
Rain ~miss kinky knickers~
You know that feeling when you're staring at a blank page, trying to figure out a way to pour all the joy, excitement, happiness... all the spectrum of emotions bubbling up inside you, and failing miserably? No? Well, lucky you!
It's funny, actually, how words seem to fail me every single time I fall in love with a book...

Let's try it this way - have you read Soul Avenged yet? No? What are you waiting for? Go, right now, and once you finish it, you can keep me company while I bite my nails waitin...more
Originally reviewed at

My rating: 5 out of 5 stars

"The Sons of Wrath wish to say hello."
~Head of Security

**Please note, ARC provided by author in exchange for honest review**

Hells bells. Ms. Lake has officially introduced me to a new clan of brothers to fall hopelessly in love with! I'll gladly go on the record right now and call for no less than 7 full books for this series. There are 7 brothers afterall! Please oh pretty pretty please?! Ahem. Moving on.

What would...more
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*Normally I don't write long reviews but I felt to do this book justice my review could not be surmised in just a few sentences.*
Where to start..

First off I will start off by saying that I was asked to beta read and review this book by the author. Being honest my hopes were not h...more
★★Sara Lizzy★★
BR with Jo and Sammy!!

I wasn't sure what I was going to think about this book when I'd agreed to read and review it, but I'm so glad I took the time to do so. This book exceeded every expectation I had for it!

In this book, Ayden is a woman who is part of the Alexi. The Alexi's mission is to get rid of all Lycans. She became a part of the Alexi after she was brutally attacked by a pack of Lycans and almost died. The Alexi see all Lycans as horrific monsters that will kill men, women and children...more
I got a copy for review in exchange for an honest review.

When I started this book I was a bit unsure if I would like it. It starts out pretty violent and the world is dark. But even though there were some gruesome details I really enjoyed this book. I beta read this book, so my review is based on the beta version of this book, this means it is entirely possible the book is even better when you read it.

The story is so good, the beginning is a bit confusing and I had so many questions about what w...more
FV Angela
Review originally posted at

This was a hard read for me, for several different reasons. There were things that I absolutely loved and things that drove me nuts. There might have been some emails to Sophia and Jen venting my frustration at one point. I had to wait a bit to write this review so that I could gather my thoughts and do some deep breathing so this wouldn’t be some rambling mess that no one would understand. There will be gushing, and there will...more
J.A. Belfield
4.5 stars
Man, where to start?
Well, you know when you’ve been warned that a story this way is coming, and it sounds freaking awesome from the description shared, and you seriously cannot wait to get your paws on it, yet at the same time you’re a little scared in case it doesn’t live up to those expectations you’ve built inside your head?
Yeah, I needn’t have had any of those latter-mentioned worries where Soul Avenged was concerned.
Because I loved it.
Being fortunate enough to be a beta reader fo...more
      .•*¨`*•✿  ✿•*¨`*•. J. Katherine  .•*¨`*•✿  ✿•*¨`*•.
***BR With Sara & Sammy***

I was pleasantly surprised with this book. When I saw the glossary at the front of the book, I was a little intimidated and wondered, what did I get myself in to. Surprisingly I didn't find myself looking back at the glossary very much as I was able to figure it out, but was very happy that it was there as it did help explain and in turn help understand the series better. It is a story about Lycans and Wrath demons. Ayden was a very strong female character in this b...more
Terri Rochenski
Forget the yums & yucks. I'm going to ramble. BUT ... um ... where to start?

Wow. Holy Craptastic Batman. Ms. Lake has IT.

I.T. folks - the goods to write one hell of a story, sweep you up in the rush, and leave you panting for more. Few books make me rave. Few books go back on my to-read list the moment I finish it. But Soul Avenged? Oh, yes.


Characters - flawed, full of emotional turmoil, evil yet with a spark of goodness. And not just the MCs. ALL the Sons of Wrath, aka demons for hire...more
Carmel (Rabid Reads)
Reviewed by: Rabid Reads

Typically I prefer my werewolves to be the good guys but Keri Lake’s lycans are so maliciously evil that I couldn’t stop myself from jumping on her “kill them all” bandwagon. Except for Kane of course but I’ll get to him later. The Sons of Wrath reminded me of J.R. Ward’s best-selling Black Dagger Brotherhood series and well, need I say more? Replace a house full of sexy vamps with one full of beefy demons and you have my full attention! Soul Avenged is not for the faint...more
This is going to be my next favorite urban fantasy series. The cover itself reminds us of the Underworld movie and it pretty much have the same vibe. We have Ayden, the cold-blooded kickass heroin with hatred towards Lycans and her mission is to kill everyone of them. Then we have the Sons of Wrath, there is a total of six of them, and each one of them exude sex appeal. Usually I don't like reading books with so many future-hero-to-be waving for attention, it kinds of distract us away from the m...more
Lori {Romancing the Dark Side}
Feb 04, 2013 Lori {Romancing the Dark Side} rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Fans of dark urban fantasy with a strong female lead will love this book!
Original Romancing the Dark Side Review:

A fierce heroine, a forbidden romance and non-stop action...a must read for urban fantasy lovers!

Ayden's normal world was changed the day Lycans killed her family, leaving her the only survivor. Now an Alexi soldier with no memory of her former life, Ayden's sole purpose is to hunt and slay Lycans, hoping to find the one responsible for her attack. Joining her on the hunt are the Sons of Wrath, demon brothers under contract with Ayden, who aid her in exac...more
Angela Carr (Under the Covers Book Blog)
Review also posted at Under The Covers Book Blog

"Soul Avenged is an impeccable start to the Sons of Wrath series. Ms.
Lake’s world of evil Lycans, sexy demons, twisted villain and a kick
ass heroine had me turn the pages nonstop." ~Under the Covers Book

I am a big fan of Kate Beckinsale in The Underworld and when I saw the
cover of this book, I instantly thought the heroine is sure to be just
as kick ass. I know it’s a lame reason to pick up a book but hey, I
was right.
Ayden is not the typical da...more
Chris Gardenier
Wow! Loved it!

I am so glad I was able to receive an ARC copy of this book. It is by far one of the best paranormal romance books ( with a bit of mystery ) I have read in a long time.
This story was exactly what I was looking for.

I loved the characters and the story line. It was one of those reads that I couldn't put down. I just fell in love each character and I am anxiously awaiting each of their stories!

I did love Ayden the main character in this book. And I enjoyed hers
and Kane's Story. An...more
Lisa {Silverlight} {Paranormal/Urban Fantasy Reviews}
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*A copy of Soul Avenged was provided by the author, for an unbiased review. No compensation was provided for review.

The author has created an exciting installment in the Paranormal/Urban Fantasy genre! Rivaling authors like J.R.Ward. Her writing is fabulous, her characters likable, and engaging. The Plot is spot-on, and let's not forget the main character and her fierceness. What a treat...more
Amanda P
This was such a great take on werewolves, and the havoc they wreak on the families of Detroit. Ayden’s family was one of those families, except she cannot remember any of it. In this world the Lycan’s are the bad guys and what Ayden is (an Alexi) are the goodish guys, kinda. In this world the lines between good and evil are blurred. Are all Lycans bad? Are the Alexi, good? The Wrath brothers are the good or evil? I like that the lined are blurred and what you think you know, you may not actually...more
Mrs.Vishous-Kattalakis-Belikov :::Para Itch Reviews:::
Passion is blind in vengeance and love …

Ayden’s suburban home was invaded by a pack of Lycans.

The brutal attack is the only memory she carries of her former life.

Now, one motive burns in her soul:


The Sons of Wrath—a brood of vengeance-dealing warrior demons—band with Ayden to hunt the Lycans on Detroit’s most deadly feeding grounds.

Kane Walker should’ve been her easiest kill.

Unfortunately, the newly bitten Lycan has something she wants—clues that may finally lay her past to rest. T...more
Danielle Smiley
This was a really amazing read. There's action and suspense right off and plenty of mystery as you dive in. The Soul Avenged world is intriguing and I always love when an author reveals it slowly, teasing and adding all the more mystery to the novel. If Underworld and Black Dagger Brotherhood had a baby, Soul Avenged would be the result .... mind you, it's not in anyway a knock off on either, it just has their "vibe."

This book is chopped full of amazing characters! I will say I didn't care much...more
A great first book to an exciting new paranormal series.

Ayden is an Alexi, a human immune to lycan poison specifically created to kill Lycans (human able to turn into any animal) During one of her hunting missions she stumbles across Kane a halflng who in 7 days will turn into a fully fledge Lycan. Before she is able to kill him he touches her and this triggers a memories from previous Lycan victims. Ayden has no memory of her past life before becoming an Alexi however something tells her these...more
Lauren at Live Read and Breathe Reviews
"Our greatest weakness can sometimes be our greatest strength."

I have to admit I wasn't in the mood for this genre but I had agreed to read book number 2 so I wanted to get the background with book one. As I plundered through Ayden snuck into my heart and captured it with her kick ass ways.

For Ayden she has one life motto - Vengeance

She has given up her heart for her role of avenger and slayer of the Lycan.

To help her avenge she has the backing of the demons AKA the Sons of Wrath. Especially G...more
Marta**ready for some football**
There was so much going in this book that I had originally decided not to write a review. Too lazy. But I felt I had to say something even if it is short. This book was basically filled with every supernatural being you can imagine. Demons, lycans, lycan slayers, trolls,succubus, etc. Despite all that I thought the author pulled it all together to make this an exciting and enjoyable read for me. It was full of action, emotion, surprises and yes, sexy demons. Looking forward to reading more about...more
What do you do when you fall in love with one thing you hate the most?

This is the leitmotiv of this book. And what a book this is!

Ayden is an Alexi. A soldier born human, but after a gruesome procedure called mindslating made a warrior without memories programmed to kill Lycans - shapeshifters.

Kane is a doctor bitten by a Lycan and therefore going to transform into one. He's horrified when Ayden prospects him with his future as a mindless, blood-thirsty beast.

The story is complicated and fast-pa...more
This is one, incredible, exciting read! I really got into the characters and the storyline kept me from getting any work done around my house :) I am really looking forward to the next book from Keri in this series!!
Ratings: 3.5 stars
This book was quite a surprise. I just so happen to stumble across the book on Goodreads and thought it sounded interesting. Then visited the author's website and seen she was scheduling for a blog tour :) And BAM! I received a copy for review. I thought the book had a pretty promising premise and was super excited to see what the book had in store. And it was very interesting indeed with tons of twists!

The characters in this book were pretty hilarious at times :) But they coul...more
Amber I. (AwesomeSauce Book Club)
This book was amazing. Its dark urban fantasy that has you on the edge of your seat the whole time. Plus it has sexy demons, killer werewolves and a crazy super human group on the hunt.

Ayden is one tough and kick ass heroine. She doesn't take any shit. Her past is full of violence well at least what she remembers of it. She has had her memories wiped and her body changed. She is now a killing machine. But that all changes when a certain halfling walks in and just by touching him she can see glim...more
Ayden is an Alexi soldier. A member of a fierce group of warriors who hunt and destroy Lycans. A once normal girl, she is now a fighter with no memory of her normal, happy life. All she knows is that a Lycan killed her family and left her for dead. Her memories have been replaced with an insatiable appetite for vengeance!

While being an Alexi soldier has taught her everything she knows, it's interfering with her goal of finding and killing the Lycan responsible for the attack on her family. To ac...more
Ayden is an Alexi-warrior, who left the "club" and is now on her own. for her the only important thing is to destroy Lycans - helping her is a group of demons.

this is the starting point of the story and Ayden is the main characters, joined by Kane who was attacked by lycans and is now changing in one of them.
this story, although it has an intersting plot, is mainly character driven and very good with that.

Ayden is one hard woman who is used to dealing with her problems on her own and doesn't r...more
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