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Seduced by Power (The Seduced Saga #3)

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From USA Today bestselling author Alex Lux comes a paranormal romance full of mystery, suspense and dangerous love.

Rose Wintersong thought she could control the dark power she was born with.

She was wrong.

Now, the man she loves is trapped in a hell dimension and she will risk everything to save him. But what awaits her in hell is more than she imagined, as deadly secrets
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Kindle Edition, 174 pages
Published March 18th 2013 by Daring Books
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Me_LissaH
Oct 16, 2015 Me_LissaH rated it really liked it
Wow I really enjoyed this book Rose is determined to stop her crazy mother, so many twists and turns. I thought Rose's mother was messed up but her father is way more messed up than her mother. With all the craziness I was happy to see Rose and Derek finally get married and have their happy ending. But it's not over yet now it's on to book 4.
Kami

I don't know if you've noticed, but I really like these books. This is the conclusion to Rose's trilogy. And I was super excited to read it. If you haven't read them, start with the first book, Seduced by Innocence, be aware that the first book ends on a cliffhanger so make sure you also have Seduced by Pain.

In Seduced by Innocence, each chapter starts with a quote from Romeo and Juliet. In Seduced by Pain, the quote is Midsummer Night's Dream. Seduced by Power has quotes from 'The Scottish Pla
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Lissette
Apr 21, 2013 Lissette rated it really liked it
Determined to put a stop to her mother's shenanigans, once and for all, Rose has teamed up with Blake and Derek in hopes of preventing her from fulfilling her ultimate goals. Sadly, none of them ever counted on Rainbow's resourcefulness. Neither did they imagine that she'd try to get exactly what she's wanted at a moment's notice.

Evading capture, her mother has done her best to try and destroy the shifters at every turn. Though she's never gotten her wish completely, she's caused enough damage t
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Nancy (The Avid Reader)
The following review is my opinion and not a paid review. I received a free copy of the book from the author for my honest opinion.

Rose is still trying to find a way to defeat her mother, Rainbow and to take back the rose bush that she stole from Derek's family. Not only does she have to worry with her mother she is also trying to find a way to get Derek's brother Dean's soul back at the same time.

When Rose and Derek are having sex Rose has to feel pain so that she won't send Derek's soul to hel
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Josette Reuel
Feb 16, 2014 Josette Reuel rated it it was amazing
This is the last installment for the Seduced Saga - Rose's Story. I have read each installment as it has been released and this is the best yet. I read it in one night because I just couldn't put it down. The roller coaster ride started with a plunge down the steepest part of the ride, then flashed back and started where the previous story left off. This trilogy has allowed us to watch Rose grow as a person and find her strength. She has always had the power to overcome, but this story really ta ...more
Erin Maurer
Apr 01, 2013 Erin Maurer rated it it was amazing


Kimberly Kinrade has written some of my favorite paranormal and Y.A. romances. Seduced by Power continues her winning streak in my book.

The Seduced saga follows the lovely story of a young witch named Rose and a Druid-shifter named Derek. The sparks between the two are hot, hot, hot and the love runs deep. Seduced by Power picks up where Seduced by Pain left off.

Rose and Derek are fighting to free themselves from her mother's betrayal. They need to recover the stolen rose bush before the Druid
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Kat (Kindred Dreamheart)
Mar 19, 2013 Kat (Kindred Dreamheart) rated it really liked it
Seduced by Power is the coup de grâce to the Seduced trilogy. War wagged between two paranormal households with one naughty romance in the mix; This new adult action paranormal romance was elfin alluring series involving shape-shifters, witches/warlocks/druids, demons, and magic.

One factor I really enjoyed was the Shakespearean references. It was paralleled perfectly with each segment. Seduced by Innocence pay homage to Romeo & Juliet while introducing the fueding families and blossoming fo
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Bj Gaskill
Mar 20, 2013 Bj Gaskill rated it it was amazing
And so the plot thickens....as if it could any more!!!
As this is the last book questions are answered and the twisst keep coming!
It amazes me how all this can come from one author's head! Just WONDERFUL!

Derek still has my heart, more so after reading this book. Man the things that he goes through and does it one heck of a lot for a woman! However, since he loves her I guess it proves so much!
Blake (the Demon), actually gets my admiration. Although he's been born evil as all "bleep" he turns ov
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S. Policar
May 10, 2013 S. Policar rated it it was amazing
***Since my copy is an ARC, I cannot speak of any errors I may have or may not have found***

Seduced by Power picks up where Seduced by Pain leaves off. The joy and laughter from book 2 are definitely lacking in book 3. The story has taken a dark turn and other emotions are invoked big time as we draw to the climax of this part of Rose's story. The strength and power of Derek and Rose's love is prevalent in this book, and we learn so much more about Blake as this part of the story comes to a clos
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Melanie Ramey
Mar 21, 2013 Melanie Ramey rated it it was amazing
Absolutely Perfect ending! OMG I can't believe this book! What you say?! Yes this book had me absolutely thrilled from start to finish! hahaha Reading Kimberly's books are never a disappointment. This is the 3rd book is Rose's Trilogy. Each book showing the reader Rose's growing pains as she learns about her powers and controlling them. Is she a demon or a witch or both? Hmmm...those of you that haven't read Seduced by Innocence...start at the beginning! It makes all the twists and turns of Sedu ...more
Kelli
This was a good conclusion to Derek and Rose's story. The first chapter leaves you needing to read the rest but dreading it at the same time because you know something bad is going to happen. This does not always work, but I thought it did here. The present day to flashback got me invested in the story right from the beginning, and I flew through the pages. I am now eagerly anticipating the two companion novellas to Derek and Rose's story as well as Ocean's story. Keep up the good work Ms. Kinra ...more
Kristin
Apr 16, 2013 Kristin rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2013
I'd like to thank the author and Innovative Online Book Tours for allowing me to read this book in exchange for an honest review.
It was the third book in a series and while the ending was expected, there were a few twists that were unexpected, and some that were heart-wrenching. The author made me care for each of the characters and hate some, but there was one whom you couldn't help but sympathize with.
Overall, I found the whole series to be well-written, without much of a pause between the b
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Dalene
Jan 23, 2013 Dalene rated it it was amazing
I have so much love for this series it is insane. These characters are so likeable and relatisic. The erotic scenes are amazing and Kimberly knows how to write them. Like I keep saying keep a watch out for this author because her name will blow up big time.
Becca
Mar 26, 2013 Becca rated it it was amazing
Absolutely perfect ending to Rose's Trilogy. I will post a full review and gush about all it's awesomeness to celebrate the release of the omnibus edition. This is one book you will not be able to put down...
Jonel Boyko
Mar 23, 2013 Jonel Boyko rated it it was amazing
With each and every one of Kinrade’s books that I read I come to love her writing more and more. I couldn’t put this one down. Her writing is so enthralling and captivating that you immerse yourself in the novel and lose all track of time. The book is also so flawlessly written that there is nothing to draw you back to reality. This book becomes your reality for a short while.

I love the consistency between the novels in this series. Kinrade adopts the same writing style and tone within each of t
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Jessica
Apr 28, 2015 Jessica rated it it was ok
Shelves: fantasy, young-adult
And with that i can finally call it quits on the series. For reasons I can't quite explain i got really sucked into this series and felt like i needed to keep reading despite not particularly enjoying it. Luckily this one wrapped up the storyline pretty well...so well in fact i have to wonder why they didn't just end the series here because I can't fathom anyone wanting to continue reading. Forgive me for all the vagueness that is to follow but there are a lot of things i feel but don't know exa ...more
gillian (Tattooed Book Review)
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“By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes.” -William Shakespeare, Macbeth

Druids, shifters, witches, and demons; romance, sex, intense action and the overwhelming power of true love. This third book in Rose’s trilogy is fast-paced and quite intense.

Rose and Derek must finally face the evil that threatens the future of their family, their magic, and their love. They each bravely face that darkness that lurks in each twis
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Andrea
Feb 15, 2015 Andrea rated it really liked it
I was chomping at the bit for this third installment, especially after the second one ended in such a cliffhanger! All we knew was that Rose's dark gift finally managed to take Derek away. ACK!

I ended up devouring the entire thing in less than an hour on a short car trip. I wanted no one to talk to me, so that I could concentrate on the final battles.

I will admit that like all final books in a trilogy, this one is my least favorite. I think this is because the climax hits in the second book, o
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Christina  Torretta
Feb 08, 2015 Christina Torretta rated it really liked it
This is a really interesting series. I loved the way this one started! Funnily enough Rose has some issues on her hands. Major ones.

This starts actually in the middle of the story and then goes back to explain how things happened the way they did. Blake is still in the picture, which is awesome because I really like him! But all hell has broken loose and not only does Rose have major issues, all of the Druids do.

This builds on the story that the first two started. This one is more intense and le
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Teresa Rosenberg
Oct 21, 2013 Teresa Rosenberg rated it did not like it
I barreled through this book just because the first two in the series were cliffhangers. All three books are short and it didn't take up much time to get the closure I was looking for.

Except that one of the main areas in which I sought resolution never did get resolved. (view spoiler)
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Jennifer Levac
Mar 13, 2013 Jennifer Levac rated it it was amazing
I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. The original review can be found on Genuine Jenn


Another great book by Kimberly Kinrade. In this series Kimberly shows her "adult" style writing with pretty hardcore intimate scenes. I would say a bit of a erotica novel with some harsher words than a typical romance book. Rose and Derek have figured out they are be intimate as long as Derek in flicks pain, but can this really happen or will Rose's powers take over and send Derek in
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Beth, Hurricane Readers Book Reviews
With the power source gone Rose and Derek's family must find a way to get it back and stop the coven leader for good and stop her plans for the ceremony. Instead of using rose as the sacrifice victim she chose Blake tells her she will use her sister Jasmine.. But in the opening story a fun time turns into darkness for rose and Derek. Her power gets the better of them and she sends Derek to the demon plane were his brother is. Two days before rose and Derek were having a wonderful time being toge ...more
Alicia Vargas
Jun 09, 2015 Alicia Vargas rated it it was amazing
Another Fantastic Read! This third book Seduced by Power was a fantastic read. Again this book continues where the second book ended. This book like the others in the series has many great twist and turns and has your heart going out to the two main characters Rose and Derek. It is nice to see that even though our two main characters Rose and Derek face a lot of difficult problems in this story they each learn how to deal with things on their own and together. Rose learns a lot of information re ...more
Allyson
Jan 21, 2013 Allyson rated it it was amazing
I have been trying to wait patiently for this book, it worth the wait!!! I was not disappointed! I started it today and was completely enthralled in it! I couldn't put it down! I didn't think it was possible for me to dislike Rainbow even more than I already did in the first too, I was wrong!!! What I thought was going to happen based on the first two I was wrong Kimberly keeps you guessing the entire time which is what makes her such a wonderful writer there are twists are and turns that keep y ...more
Susan
Apr 17, 2013 Susan rated it it was amazing
Shelves: finished
"Seduced by Power" is the third and final book in the 'Rose Trilogy' and picks up where the second book, "Seduced by Pain", left off as Rose and Derek continue their journey and as usual I was not disappointed at all. Kimberly's writing and characters are very consistent throughout the trilogy and to find the characters so well developed through it all without fault is a joy. I have to admit that these books were one of the best that I've read in a long time and can't wait for Kimberly's little ...more
Debbi
Feb 12, 2015 Debbi rated it it was amazing
Cliffhangers, gotta love em! Especially when finishing off an enticing, enthralling, seat-of-your-pants story. Rose, Derek, Blake are written in a way that you can feel their pain, their happiness, confusion, wants and desires. I don't generally care for Demons and Hell descriptive stories, but Karpov Kinrade write in a way that you're so focused on the characters that even while you're reading, you're focused on them, not where they are, though you are aware.

Every time I thought I had somethin
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Natasna
Feb 25, 2015 Natasna rated it really liked it
Shelves: review-requested
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This is the third installment in the Seduced Saga series with Derek and Rose. This one had a bit more action in it seeing s though we were able to meet the damon father of Rose and finally see what her mom was up to. My question is why did Bunkun a.k.a. Rose's father helped Derek out when he knew he would betray him? ****SPOILER*** Im glad that Rose was able to ditch her demon dark side and enforce her witch side which gave her a golden glow and she is able to see the good
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Emilie E. Faye
Dec 18, 2013 Emilie E. Faye rated it really liked it
I thought this a fitting final book to the series. Kimberly has a way with words and characters that just sucks you out of your own life and throws you into the world she has created. I couldn't put this one down and I am glad I didn't. I'm sad to see Rose's trilogy come to an end, but it ended so perfectly I can't even find it in myself to mourn.

I have to give Seduced by Power 4 stars only for the fact that it felt a bit rushed at times. If there were more room for the plot to unfold, the story
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Rosemary
Mar 03, 2015 Rosemary rated it it was amazing
My favorite of the series so far! If you read my reviews of the first two books in the Seduced Saga, you may have picked up on how much I am enjoying and loving them. Well, the third book is my favorite so far. It was packed full of twists and turns and had a number of highly emotional moments. My heart broke for both Derek and Rose because of what they were facing in this book. The ending was very satisfying and I cannot wait to dig into book four and see what else Karpov Kinrade have up their ...more
Sharon Hughes
Jan 20, 2013 Sharon Hughes rated it it was amazing
I received this book free from the author in exchange for my honest opinion.
Very satisfying ending to this trilogy, although I have to admit the first chapter scared me until I read further! Just like the past two, I read this one in one sitting because I just HAD to find out how everything turns out! I loved this trilogy, can't wait to read all the spin offs and I'm very intrigued about finding out more on "Seduced by Love" as well! ;)
Highly recommend this book for adults who love paranormal an
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Alex Lux is a USA TODAY bestselling multi-genre romance author who fancies herself British and living in a swanky flat in London where she and the Queen frequently have tea and crumpets. In reality, she’s a native-born Californian who has a great fake accent and often compels her kids to get their fake British on as well. She does love tea, but drinks it with her Sexy Russian Prince (who’s not rea ...more
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The Seduced Saga (5 books)
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