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Breaking the Storm (Credence Curse #1)

3.82  ·  Rating Details ·  316 Ratings  ·  143 Reviews
A fae witch, a rock star, and a passionate paranormal affair…

Stormy is cursed. If the fae witch ever finds true love, the man is sure to die a terrible death. Five years ago, she left her sexy rock star of a boyfriend Knox to save his life.

When her escort service for paranormals puts her face to face with Knox again, her passion grows like never before. Can she possibly ke
ebook, 197 pages
Published August 6th 2013 by One Wish Publishing
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Maya  ~the Pessimistic Happy Cat~
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May contain spoilers ;-)

What I liked:

The world-building:
It was pretty much like any other urban fantasy world with witches, shape shifter, vampires etc.
What I thought was interesting was the Other council

The Mothers:
I actually really liked their mothers. They seem pretty irresponsible but somehow I still like them :D

I found her more interesting than Stormy because of her ability to feel other peoples emotions. Also she was not just Storms cousin
Aug 06, 2013 Patrycja rated it it was amazing

Breaking the Storm is fast paced, crazy ride full of wonderful surprises and sexy times that’ll make your insides wrench, melt and jump in extasy. This novel is fantastic breath of fresh air that every fan of paranormal romance and urban fantasy will appriciate. This book has everything a girl like me needs in 5 star read, it’s sexy, thrilling and has kick ass heroine as well as swoon worthy alpha male to crush on. Pure perfection! And well, as everybody knows great cover is just another plus

Aug 14, 2013 Jess rated it really liked it
I scream, you scream, we all scream for... KNOX!!!

I need book 2 NOW!!! There is no relationship cliffhanger but this story is far from over.

Rock stars, Werewolves and Doms all in 1 book, how could I not love it.

The prologue to this book had me hooked straight away, this book was interesting, fun & had me intrigued the whole way through.

The story is about Storm Credence and Knox Gunner who meet and instantly have an attraction to each other but Storm's family's curse is whenever a Credence
Trigger Happy
Mar 07, 2015 Trigger Happy rated it really liked it
*ARC provided in exchange of honest opinion*

Give me wolves any day! I just love them !!!

This one was a big surprise! I really liked it and wasn`t satisfied until I reached the last page...

I find very little well written shifter books YES I say shifter not specifically wolves because I felt the need to widen my shifter range because there are just so many really bad ones that can make you hate the genre. And this little book here I enjoyed quite much.

So I am recommending to wolves lovers. This i
I received Breaking the Storm for review via NetGalley.
Stormy comes from a long line of witches that are cursed. Upon falling in love with a human the one they love always ends up dead. So after centuries, the women the women in her family have avoided falling in love which is what she intended. That is till she met Knox but unwilling to let anything happen to him she ends it before it is too late. Spending the next 5 years locking her heart.

However, when Knox comes back into her life she has t
Hazel G. (I ♥ Mancandy) *Craves the Angst Reviews* .
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I received this eARC from the author in exchange for an honest review.

3.5 Rockin’ Stars!

The Review:
I wanted so much to love this book. And thought I didn’t dislike it in any way, I felt it could have been exceptional instead of just good.

The beginning of the book started out with a fantastic prologue. We are decades into the past where one woman is trying to proclaim her innocence. There are wolf-shifters, a scorned Fae-witch and a council of Oth
The BookChick
My Rating: ★★★
GOOD: The characteristics of a 3 star book include: interesting characters, a decent storyline, and unique story elements; there was something about the story that I didn’t completely connect with; the book is a solid read. I would recommend it to a friend.
My Thoughts:
I am torn in my feelings about Breaking the Storm. There are parts that I enjoyed and parts that I didn't.

What I Liked...
I enjoyed the character dynamics in the story. The easy flow between Stormy and her cousin, Li
3.5 Stormy Stars

Copy provided from Netgalley for an honest review.

Storm Credence is a hybrid Fae-Wolf Witch. She and her cousin, Lightning, are the last of the Credence bloodline. They are afraid to let themselves fall in love for fear of the Credence Curse. Every time a Credence woman falls in love with a man, mainly human, he dies. But is it really a curse? Or something else at play.... Storm also has major trust issues thanks to her jerkwad of a father.

Knox is a werewolf, rock star singer of
Sep 27, 2013 Thalia rated it it was ok
I finished this book yesterday...My feeling?
It started good...I thought It would be interesting!The whole supernatural thing , with the witches and the shape-shifters,it had something! And I am sad because with this background you can build a beautiful story !
But No...
You can't put in a 197 pages (only!!)
1)Supernatural elements
2)Introduce readers to the new supernatural reality
2)A love story
4)Get to know the main characters

YOU JUST CAN'T!As a result ,I didn't get t
Sarez Tomoan
Sep 23, 2013 Sarez Tomoan rated it it was ok
I was given a copy of this book in return for an honest review. I didn't really enjoy this book. I felt it fell short in all aspects. The characters had no depth in their personalities, the dialogue at times was drawn out, monotonous and hard to follow - especially mixed in with all the teenager type vernacular and the plot was lost in the sex talk.I normally enjoy anything paranormal and I thought this book would be a winner, i was very disappointed. There was no real intrigue, it felt like b g ...more
Aug 24, 2013 Celeste rated it really liked it
The ending was fantastic! The beginning and middle could have awesome, but something was missing. It was just on the edge of greatness but.... I'm just not sure. Definetly looking forward to book 2.
Lori Palle
Aug 14, 2013 Lori Palle rated it really liked it
Holy smokes. Stormy Credence should be renamed Steamy, because there is a lot of sex in this novel. A LOT. And when there’s not a sex scene, it’s probably a sexual situation, and–if not that–then a discussion of sex. So, I would definitely rate this as super high on the heat level meter!

Anyway, that aside, Stormy and her cousin Light have the unfortunate curse that any human they fall in love with will kick the bucket. So, easy solution: don’t fall in love! Well… it should be that easy, but Knox
Sep 19, 2013 Christa rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, paranormal
Received an ARC copy in exchange for an honest review.

I’m normally not a fan of paranormal romances, but I LOVED this book. I could not put it down once I started it. Though the book wasn’t long it had everything needed to keep me hooked. It sucked me in with just the right amount of drama, heartache, and steamy sex scenes. This book does not end in a cliffhanger, but leaves it open for the next book in the series.

Strom Credence and her cousin Light are powerful Fae Witches. For centuries the C
books are love
Oct 15, 2013 books are love rated it liked it
Holy smokes I want that gorgeous georgeous yet semi arrogant Knox. When you first meet him you know he is bad boy personified. You also know he is broken and that there is more to him than that bad boy image. He you can tell is sweet in his own way. He is also a touch bit on the darkside but his capacity to love is beautiful. And when he loves he loves wholeheartedly. Curses or not! when Stormy walks away because she thinks she's "protecting him" just puts my knickers in a twist but he never for ...more
Beth Ann
Sep 20, 2013 Beth Ann rated it liked it
Shelves: reviews, ebook
I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review

Over all I believe that it was a good book and a quick read (because it was and to put down), but, for me the end raised more questions than answers.

Some examples of unresolved questions:
-who ever broke into the business
-when she finally found out Knox's true identity, why wasn't she fazed? I mean for God's sake anyone would be!

Yeah, I get that there is a second book, but this one seemed pretty rushed more towards the end. I d
Susan (susayq ~)
*thanks to Netgalley for the copy of this*

4.5 stars

Wow! I practically devoured this book in one sitting. It had all the things I love in a romance...a hot, tattooed, alpha male who is on the kinky side and into D/s. Not to mention a paranormal aspect to it - Knox was a shifter and Stormy was a Fae-witch.

There was a lot going on in here with the world building and kink, but it worked for me. I loved how Stormy felt like she had to protect Knox by first, leaving him, and then later by facing a psy
CD Keith
I received an ARC of this book from the author for an honest review and I can honestly tell you it is awesome! Sedona Venez writes amazingly hot paranormal books. I love both the story and the characters. Knox is a sexy/dominant male. No matter how much Stormy tries to deny her feelings and desire for Knox there is an unstoppable force drawing them together. It isn't going to be smooth though. Knox wants Stormy and he intends to have her in every sense, all of her. I love how he pushers and cons ...more
Aug 07, 2015 Mya rated it really liked it
I would first like the to thank the author for this free wonderful book for an exchange for a review

I enjoyed the research field the back ground stories which in my opinion help the plot alot.

I hated not finishing the prologue. I don't like knox attitude about the curse. The women did wat they needed to survive.

I love how much he loved her and her dominant behavior rock.

I hope in the next book they explain the mystery of the murder n document

I glad Luke help with the situation and yes he was a s
~Nichole~  Sizzling Pages Romance Reviews
There were some confusing aspects to this story but once it took off I loved it. Very surprising twists and turns. It sucks we have to wait till Apr '14 to read Light and Ryker's story. But so looking forward to more Ryker. This story had all my favorite stuff in it. Shifters, witches, bdsm elements and action and romance.
May 26, 2015 Sherill rated it it was amazing

Before I purchased this particular shifter book-I read all the reviews. The negative reviews captured my attention with regard to certain viewpoints about the main characters and concepts of the story line, so I decided to change the concept of the review -I am reviewing the negative reviews as well as the book.

Before I get into the logistics of my breakdown on the reviews I read; I have to say that this was an exceptional story-with all the elements of a shifter
Jun 15, 2017 Jane rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

What an amazing story! The excitement is never ending! I am not sure why there were negative reviews. I wish I was talented enough to write as well. To me, the story and characters progressed just as they should have. Lack of instant recognition of who was and wasn't a shifter was explained several times throughout the storyn and was a nice variation from the standard meet and mate immediately scenarios we usually get in paranormal romances. A bit of suspense is a positive, not a negative
Sep 02, 2013 Cinzia rated it really liked it
Great start, thanks to this book, for the new paranormal romance series by Sedona Venez: Credence Curse. I enjoyed the story of Breaking the Storm a lot, thanks to the characters and their very colorful verbal clashes and for the situations that the protagonists are facing.
The plot is smooth, the style of the author rich in irony, addictive and I literally devoured the book because I had to find out what happened between Knox and Stormy.

"I wanted Knox. There was no need to deny that fact.
Knox wa
Jun 10, 2017 Theresa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved it!

Book took me by surprise, it's very intense. Strong female characters and hot sexy men. Even though it says there's not many chapters in it, the chapters are long. Loved the storyline- a curse that kills any man the Credence women love. Has HFN and hints at next book. Definitely want to read next one - When Lightning Strikes. Highly recommend to paranormal lovers.
Katarina (D-Bags! Griffin and Kellan <3 ) Silva

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I never seen a Beta Wolf look so Alpha like, and let me tell that you that this book oozes possessiveness in every single page. Breaking the Storm had me confused at the same time it had me raging in anger and smiling like a goof, which is hard without going mental on the book but I restrained myself and managed be steady ...


Oh dear, this book is all about grudges, lies and unfinished business. There is Storm and Knox with a former, bitter relationship
Danielle LeBlanc
Sep 20, 2013 Danielle LeBlanc rated it it was amazing

I received an e-copy of this book from the publishers at NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

I have really been on a paranormal romance/new (or debut) author kick recently. I have never heard of Sedona Venez before nor anything about her type of writing and was interested to see if she was well versed at the art or whether she needed a bit more practice. As I have been reviewing books I have tried not to fall into the habit of only reading books by authors I recognize. That just closes
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My rating: 3 out of 5 stars

***Please note, book was gifted by the author in exchange for an honest review***

"You and me...we will make it work. You will not run when it starts getting hard or when I demand more than you've ever given any man."

~Knox Gunner

Shifters and Rockers and Doms...OH MY!!! On paper, this should have been my book of the year, while I didn't hate it, I can't quite say I loved it either. I was torn throughout and even stil
Alexa (Once Upon a Chapter)
Aug 25, 2013 Alexa (Once Upon a Chapter) rated it really liked it
This review was originally posted at Pages of Forbidden Love

My Thoughts:
I’ll admit I was drawn by the cover and I wanted to read a quick steamy filled read. Plus lately I have an obsession with rockers in books so I wanted to meet Knox and see if he could rock my world.

The beginning of this book was just plain brilliant! I really loved meeting Tiber and Solista because they had spark from the start of the book. I wanted desperately to know more about who they were and what the deal was with thi
Laura Roberts  (Blogger at Sweet Reading)
What I Thought

Ok…….So when I first started reading the prologue to Breaking The Storm, I was like…….Woah…….Paranormal romance. Oh no! For some reason paranormal romance was the only genre of romance I steered clear from. I dont know why, I guess books with witches, wolves and vampires weren’t my thing. This here, is a prime example of why you should give everything a try! I couldn’t put it down, read it in a day. Now I want the next book, When Lightening Strikes already. It will definitely be ad
Sep 17, 2013 Shanna rated it liked it
*** ARC provided by One Star Publishing via NetGalley

The Good

Those Names: I know this makes me weird but Stormy and Lightening? Those are just awesome names, especially for supernaturals. I think that these names will probably stick with me for a while to come because they are so unique.

Stormy: I really liked her, all through the book. I get that she’s fighting who she is, but I also think that she’s proud to be a fairy hybrid. I think the best part about her is how she keeps her head on
Argyle Doll
Oct 02, 2013 Argyle Doll rated it liked it
I want to begin by saying this was a different twist to a romance novel. It was very unique to read about witches, vampires, werewolves all in one story.

In the beginning we are introduced to Stormy Credence being attracted to a starting up musician named Knox Gunner. Quickly we learn that apparently Stormy can't be with Knox due to a curse. The Credence curse. It's the curse where Credence women can't fall in love with their mate; if they due they must confess they are and eventually their mate
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Tempting Reads: October Book Club: Breaking the Storm by Sedona Venez 1 2 Oct 01, 2013 04:47PM  
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Sedona Venez is a romance junkie with a dirty mind. She lives in New York City with her hot ex-military (hooah) hubby and their furbaby. She loves writing hot, sexy, complex stories about strong but broken characters, pushing boundaries, overcoming their fears and risking it all for love.

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Credence Curse (4 books)
  • When Lightning Strikes (Credence Curse, #2)
  • Taming the Beast (Credence Curse World, #1)
  • Reason to Love (Credence Curse, #3)

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