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Children of Bacchus (Satyr #1)

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"A Children of Bacchus Story"

When Travis inherits the title to a large tract of unspoiled woodlands from his estranged father, he travels there and meets Cembran, a solitary figure who had been driven from his home. But the handsome man who captivates Travis is much more than he seems he is a magical being, a satyr, and he awakens in Travis realistic, erotic dreams the lik
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Paperback, 308 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Dreamspinner Press
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Paul Jr.
I'd seen this novel by Andrew Grey on various e-commerce sites for the past month or so and I'd always avoided it due to the horrendous cover artwork, possibly one of the worst covers I've ever seen. But when I was asked to review this Dreamspinner Press release, I tried to put the cover out of my mind. After all, there have been many truly excellent novels adorned with horrible covers, and sometimes a gem can shine through such bad packaging. But I am sorry to say that the cover foretells the q ...more
Kirsty~Vhixen
wow..well wasn't this just one big m/m sex-fest...not that i'm complaining.

i didn't realise it was two books in one. the first follows Travis and Cembran. i fell in love with those boys. Cembran had me crying by the end of the prologue alone.

the secong book started with Steven. i though it would a complete didn't story but it just followed straight on, you met Brock again about 1 chpt into it...and quickly you caught up with Travis and Cembran all over again.

i loved this whole book and they way
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Cherie Noel
Jul 29, 2010 Cherie Noel rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If you ever loved a fairy-tale, or ever wished you could walk among mythical creatures, this book is the start of a series you are sure to LOVE!! This book prompted me to buy every book in the series, and catapulted Andrew Grey to the top 10 list of my favorite authors. Don't miss out on this fantastic book!!
Jenre
Andrew Grey is an incredibly prolific and popular m/m author. I’ve not read any of his longer books but I have read quite a number of his short stories and found them to be fairly decent reads. This is the first novel length book in his Children of Bacchus series which began with the Christmas short, Winter Love.

The story begins with a prologue. It’s long ago and Cembran, a Swiss shepherd, awaits his lover Gathod in his small shelter on the hillside. They share a night of passion but when Cembra
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Vanessa theJeepDiva
Children of Bacchus is comprised of two novellas: Journey to Childhood and Community of Children. In Journey to childhood the readers are introduced to Travis and Cembran. Travis has just inherited a large acreage property. Cembran has been a long time tenant of the property. Travis not knowing of Satyr’s and their longevity has no clue just how long Cembran has actually lived there. Travis is also shocked when he finally meets this tenant and realizes that this is the man he has been having ero ...more
Lee Kokle
Mar 11, 2012 Lee Kokle rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The title of the book actually got me curiou the first time I found it. The genre of this book is m/m romance or romance in the field of lgbt. It is written in the third person, maing it easier to read but that is only my own peronal preference. The format of this book made me even more interested in the book because the theme he uses has always seemed interesting for me and I wanted to know how this author has carried this idea out. The main character is a satyr - in greek mytology, satyrs are ...more
Charly
Oct 15, 2012 Charly rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Significant editing issues, but the story far outweighs them

Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS.

Rating: 8/10

PROS:
- Loved the story(ies), especially toward the end of the book. The book has a beautiful, satisfying conclusion.
- Very good depiction of a progression over several years' worth of time. I LOVED the sense of community at the end of the book...not only are the two main characters happy and together forever, but they're also surrounded by a network of
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Susan
Feb 15, 2015 Susan rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mm-read, z-2015
This felt a little like two books in one. The first half of the story dealing with the relationship between Cembran and Travis - how they meet and fall in love and then how they face up to Cembran's father. I think I enjoyed the second half more which focuses on the family that starts to build up around Cembran and Travis's home and land. Here we got to meet more new couples at the same time watching the original MCs' relationship deepen and strengthen. This was a feel-good read filled with love ...more
Don Bradshaw
Jun 02, 2010 Don Bradshaw rated it really liked it
Travis, human, inherits several hundred acres of land and sees and falls for the handsome Cebram. Cebram turns out to be a half satyr that has been farming on a plot of land on Travis'. The two fall in love and draw other satyrs. Cebram's father poses a conflict by wanting Cebram to marry and become the next Baccharist in his old home. Travis faces off with Cebram's father and defeats the evil father. Bacchus is pleased with Travis and makes him a satyr too. Travis and Cebram return home to the ...more
Alana
Oct 12, 2010 Alana rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Everything that I expect from an Andrew Grey book. Loved it.
Kerry  sullivan
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OK I am a massive Andrew grey fan and will read anything with his name on it but a bit of me wishes I had left this well alone. Now don't me wrong this book was not awful or unreadable but it was slow and at time down right boring. This is a slow story of two men who fall in love and create a little community while facing a few challenges. The thing that saves this book is the fact it is written by Andrew Grey, he makes you want to now even when y
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Theresa
Jun 23, 2014 Theresa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a awesome series its a must read.
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