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Lord's Fall (Elder Races #5)

4.24  ·  Rating details ·  8,739 Ratings  ·  580 Reviews
In the latest Novel of the Elder Races, two mates find themselves on different paths, torn between their duty to the Wyr and the passion that binds them…

Before she met Dragos, half-human/half-Wyr Pia Giovanni was alone and on the run. Now she’s mated, pregnant and heading south to repair the Wyrs’ frayed relationship with the Elves. Being separated from Dragos is painful,
Kindle Edition, 305 pages
Published November 6th 2012 by Penguin Publishing
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Myst To really get a idea how f*cked up Drago did that everything is crashing around him you need to at least read Serpent's Kiss & Storm's Heart. He…moreTo really get a idea how f*cked up Drago did that everything is crashing around him you need to at least read Serpent's Kiss & Storm's Heart. He was kind of a a$$ in Serpent's Kiss.(less)

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Jun 14, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great addition to the series with an update on where Dragos and Pia are. Revelations of the prophecy that, Grace, as the Oracle, related in previous books come to fruition. The plot is action packed with Pia trying to repair Elven relations and landing herself in the middle of a war. Alliances are formed. Relationships begin to mend. New sentinels are chosen. Pia maintains her kick@$$ personality that won the big guy over. Dragos is actually growing and learning to be in a relationship where com ...more
Mimi Smith
Mar 29, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: pnr
4.75 stars

Another great book by Thea Harrison. My favorite of the series so far. I have to admit Pia and Dragos haven't really imprinted on me as a couple in Dragon Bound. Here, though...

<3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 !!!!!!!!

I loved Pia. And Dragos. And Pia&Dragos. And Peanut!

"Even though feeling like a drama queen sucked donkey’s balls, it was still true—leaving Dragos and
Alex is The Romance Fox
LORD'S FALL is the 5th book in Thea Harrison's fantastic fantasy Elders Race Series....and what a pleasure to get Pia and Dragos back!!!!
I absolutely adore this couple!!!
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It was so good to see how their relationship has progressed since Dragon Bound. Loved how the two are working together - Dragos is off to NYC to oversee the Sentinel Games (something like the Hunger Games!!!) and Pia is working on keeping the peace with the Elvens.

There is something special about this couple that brings a smi
Annie (Under the Covers Book Blog)
LORD'S FALL brings readers back to the characters that started it all. Pia and Dragos have changed a little bit since Dragon Bound. Although Dragos continues to exude this otherworldly power and Pia still keeps him on his toes, they have grown and matured, developing into what resembles a married couple. Simply put, they have grown into each other, but that doesn't mean everything is perfect. LORD'S FALL explores the trials and tribulations that occur in every relationship. It covers the good an ...more
Dorsey aka ❤️ Wrath Lover Reviews  ❤️
Another fantastic addition to the Elder Races series!!! I love Dragos and Pia and hope to see much more of them (view spoiler) in the next books!! It was great seeing all the characters from Dragon Bound and meeting many new and interesting characters, looking forward to seeing where Thea Harrison takes us next.

A solid 5 stars

When I found out Thea Harrison planned to revisit Pia and Dragos - the couple that started it all for 'Elder Races' fans - I'll admit to being disappointed. Don't get me wrong - I loved 'Dragon Bound' and Pia and Dragos top my list of best ER couples, BUT I like my HEA's to stay, well, HEA's. I do not like it when my fave duos start getting bogged down by relationship issues because more often than not it tends to ruin my perception of the original story. However, I (now) freely a
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
4.5 ★'s

Pia's been invited to visit with the Elves and she's decided to go to smooth things over even though she had quite a bit of convincing to do with Dragos. Especially since he is unable to go as The Sentinel Games will be under way. Things become bit dicey when Pia gets there and once Dragos gets a hint of it, there is nothing that will stop him from getting to her.

Oh how I love Dragos and Pia...they are so wonderful together and I just could not get enough. I love that TH treated us to a
Monty Cupcake ☠ Queen of Bloodshed ☠
Good. Action, adventure, violence, and hanging with the snobby Elves. I enjoyed seeing how Dragos functioned away from Pia - not well, btw. There are several new characters introduced, both Wyr and Elven. The villain was insane, which is always admirable in villains. Sweet ending. Aryuel is still a crazy bitch, and that's not said with love; I'm not looking forward to that bad attitude bitch's book next. Boo.
Lady Heather
LOVED. THIS. STORY!! (love this series)

What a wonderful addition to the "Elder Races" series!

Dragos and Pia are amazing together in their struggle to learn how to be partners, as well as being mates.

Really enjoyed the writing, story-line, and characters.

Can't wait for the next book in this series!!

Aly is so frigging bored
It's 1 AM again... fuck you sleep, i don.t need you :)) I always end up doing this with books that I love...
Oct 21, 2016 rated it really liked it
4+ "Learning to be partners is hard work." Stars!

A good addition to the series. In this one Pia and Dragos must figure out how to be partners as well as mates and lovers. It really was a good look at how relationships take hard work and compromise to sustain for the long haul. I enjoyed spending more time with Pia and Dragos. What brought this one down for me just a bit was the conflict in this story was VERY depressing and sad. Very. But even with that, I still enjoyed the story very much becau
Mar 05, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Pia & Dragos are one of my favorite couples in this series and I'm so glad Thea decided a revisit.

The book was good, in character for Thea. It was steamy in the right places, touching while describing the H/h realtionship & seeing them grow into each other, and it had a bit of action, as well.
It felt a bit anti-climatic and that's why I deducted a start but it was still a great book.

I am stuck on this because I think it encompasses Dragos so well.

Dragos waited a pulse beat. He said s
Kate's Corner

I used to hate revisiting couples but now I absolutely love it. Here it is no different. We can’t see how Pia & Dragos are getting on what they have encountered as mates so far and what they face together as mates and EQUAL partners.

Ms. Harrison has created a great addition to the series and I enjoyed immense. There was action, banter and an awesome plot line. I love Dragos he is one of the best Hero’s ever. Pia is an equally kick arse although she is somewhat of a trouble magnet.

I’m really
Oct 01, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: bye, series
3 1/2 stars. Romances that continue the story of established couples often don't work for me: either they have too little conflict between the adoring characters or they artificially create conflict in a way that stops the story dead in its tracks. Harrison strikes the right balance here. There's romance, there's some conflict, there's development of the relationship, but there's also a story and the elements are all nicely woven together.

The fifth book in the "Elder Races" series. Lord's Fall o
Lisa Kay
★★★★☆ (This is a review of the audiobook.) I enjoyed the narrator, Sophie Eastlake, more this time around. She has improved. She used to be a little more “deadpan.” (At least I thought so for Serpent's Kiss.

Love that Pia and Dragos, protagonists from the first book, are back!
Meredith Barrons
So glad we will be getting more of Pia and Drago's story!!!!
May 07, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Review posted: Happily Ever After - Reads
Rating: B-

Pia is still trying to find her way in this world led by Dragos. Many of those within Cuelebre Enterprises don’t like her and she wants to be a part of things. She’s convinced Dragos to let her travel to visit with the Elves in the hopes of repairing some of the damage Dragos caused months earlier when he broke treaties with the Elves to rescue Pia. She wants to help, so she’s traveling with a bodyguard entourage to visit the Elves while Dragos
Nov 08, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Rating 3.5 stars
I loved going back to Dragos and Pia. Pia is pregnant and about to go to repair one of the relationships with Dragos broke while chasing her while Dragos is organizing the Sentinel Games, having lost Rune and Tiago. I would have wished to see more of the games though Pia's friend Quentin was a surprise. I loved seeing Pia and Dragos navigate their relationship since it was unequal, Dragos was dirt old and set in his ways while Pia was used to her independence and not really accep
Apr 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: paranormal
Loved the teaser chapter for Lords Fall at the end of Oracles Moon (which was a fantastic book and is up there with Dragon Bound as my favorite)... can't wait to meet Peanut (even if it will take him 2 years - OMG - to arrive, poor Pia, that is one heck of a long gestation!).

November is so far away...
May 05, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2012
4.5 stars

I adored Dragon Bound so I was really hoping that this revisiting of Pia & Dragos would be just as good, especially since the last few installments of this series have been mediocre at best. I wasn't disappointed. The same irrepressible Dragos, the same loveable Pia, and some new characters I came to love all wrapped up in a 250 page package.

Since there are so many other reviews already, I'll just tell you what I loved and didn't love:
Dragos - has there ever been a more grouchy cha
Shabby Girl ~ aka Lady Victoria
O-M-G, loved this book so much. This is one of only about four five star books for me this year, and this one is five star all the way. I’m not much of a fan of paranormal romance, not because I have anything against it, but just because it doesn’t usually interest me. But, these Elder Races books really are just pure magic, they have pulled me in absolutely, both the full length novels and the novellas. These novellas are a brilliant idea, keeping me in this world while I’m waiting for the full ...more
Lord's Fall is book 5 in Thea Harrison’s Elder Races series. Originally, I had no intention of reading this, but after enjoying Pia Saves the Day, I decided to give it a shot.

Newly mated couple, Pia and Dragos must divide and conquer if they hope to make amends with the elves and find two replacement sentinels for the Wyr demesne. Since Dragos is the reason for the elves hostility, it's Pia who takes on the peace mission. Issues arise when someone gets their hands on a god machine and goes on an
Awesome read! I never get enough of Dragos and Pia. I have tried several times to start this review and not come off like a slobbering fangurl and so far I have been unsuccessful. So I will just dive it. Pia and Dragos have been together for several months, but now Dragos life as a leader is set up a test of their relationship. As Dragos must stay in New York for the Sentinel games. He must hold the games in order to find his new Sentinels and he remaining 5 must also compete to retain their pos ...more
Back to Dragos and Pia!!
Mar 28, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Posted at Yummy Men & Kick Ass Chicks

Lord’s Fall is the fifth book in Thea Harrison’s Elder Races series. I love this series. I love that Thea doesn’t only focus on your ‘usual’ paranormal creatures but also includes many characters that you don’t normally see in a paranormal romance series. Not only that but Thea’s voice really works for the genre and her characters are fabulous.

Lord’s Fall not only contains beings that are unique but it also does something not often seen in the paranorma
Nov 11, 2012 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition

This was bloody awful.

-Pia and Dragos were rather charming in the first book but in this one they were rubbish. Pia was a dull Mary Sue and Dragos was a run of the mill, cookie cutter PNR hero.

-The plot was boring. Pia is on a mission to try to repair the relationship between Dragos and the elves. Naturally, things don't go according to plan and Dragos/Pia have to fight some bad guy of some sort.
In the first half, nothing much happened apart from 1. Pia traveling to the elven demesne 2
Dragos has two spots to fill in the ranks of his most trusted warriors and is hosting the Sentinel Games to find them. A televised event in a packed Madison Square Garden with dignitaries from all demesnes attending, it requires Dragos's full attention. As the games begin, a pregnant Pia heads to South Carolina to try and fix the problems Dragos caused with the Elves in Dragon Bound. As usual, Pia is a trouble magnet. When she arrives in South Carolina with her new security team, an ancient Powe ...more
All Things Urban Fantasy
With LORD’S FALL Harrison proves that chemistry can get even hotter in life after Happily Ever After. The Elder Races series is so much more than your average Paranormal Romance, and with this fifth installment Harrison takes me back to my all time favorite couple, Dragos and Pia.

This next phase of the relationship between Pia and Dragos explores how they rub off on each other. Dragos is surprised by new emotional complications he’d never experienced before and Pia gets in touch with her own aut
4 stars

After Oracle's Moon what somehow a disappointment for me (I don't know why so many readers love it. Nothing happen in that book, folk. NOTHING), glad I love Elder Races again from it's latest installment (not counted Kinked), Lord's Fall. I'm not fans of Dragos and Pia kinda girrated my nerves. But I love Ms Harrison's decision to back to this couple, with how Pia and Dragos try to work relationship, since other (Pia) just recognized her Wyr form, and Dragos is older than dirt with Power
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I write paranormal romance, urban fantasy, and other stuff. I taught myself to read when I was four. That was around the time I tried to ride my tricycle to work. I wasn't sure where work was, but I knew it had to be interesting if people went there every day. Now I combine my love of books with work, and I don't have to ride my tricycle to get there. My Elder Races series began May, 2011. You can ...more
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“My worst mistake ever. We should not talk about that penny any more, la la la.”

He pulled her hands down. “We’re never going to stop talking about it. That penny is one of my favorite memories.”

Her mouth dropped open. “Liar! You only liked what came afterward. You hated having your penny stolen.”

“True,” he admitted. “But I loved the note you left me.”
“How was your day?” she whispered.

“It went as expected,” he said. “Mostly. No one died. All of the sentinels went through to the next round, but then nobody believed anything different would occur. Graydon—” His gold eyes danced suddenly. “You know what a big motherfucker Graydon is. He turned into a gryphon, and then he just sat down and looked at his opponent, who forfeited. It was the fastest bout of the day.”
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