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(Descendants of Ra #1)

3.86  ·  Rating details ·  226 ratings  ·  68 reviews
ROMAN NICOLIS Cursed for 2,000 years, he has tracked his lover's soul through each reincarnation only to lose her horribly every time. Reclaiming their love is their only salvation. He's been her friend, her father, her neighbor, but never again her lover ... until now. STELLA WALKER A late night walk home throws her into the path of a killer. The last thing she remembers ...more
Paperback, 332 pages
Published February 1st 2013 by Soul Mate Publishing (first published August 29th 2012)
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Marta Cox
Sep 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
Well I love discovering new authors and as I'm a bit of a paranormal junkie when I spotted this I had to read it. It's one of those rare things a book that has a unique concept! There's a plethora of vampire and shifter tales for readers to enjoy but I have not seen very many that explore an Egyptian theme . It's such an amazing way to tackle the subject as well and really helps to bring those myths and legends to life whilst at the same time exploring a modern twist.
Two star crossed lovers are
Nov 23, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I have to say I love mythology and one of the most under used pantheon's is Egyptian. Tmonique Stephens manages in Eternity to use Egyptian mythology beautifully while writing a suspenseful and contemporary book.

The love story between Roman and Stella (Elyssian, his soul mate) is well written you can feel the anguish that Roman goes through and the wariness and fear on Stella's part. While the love story is fantastic it is only part of the picture because you have a serial killer on the lose an
DNF at 43%. I couldn't read anymore when the "hero" started to seduce a damaged, fragile woman while he was still engaged to another. Soul mates over time doesn't erase cheating. He cheated on his soul mate and his fiancee. ...more
Barbara Ann
Aug 28, 2013 rated it really liked it
Reading Eternity was like riding a roller coaster blindfolded! It was an adrenaline-packed story that claimed my attention from start to finish. The story is full of exciting twists and turns leading me up an angsty, steep incline before accelerating and plummeting into a series of back-to-back loops that definitely put my mind through its paces!

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Roman Nicolis is a gorgeous, dark-haired, blue-eyed immortal who has been cursed to roam the earth from one century to the next without ever being a
Lover of Romance
Roman Nicolis, has lived for almost two thousand years, he is immortal, but cursed. He made a mistake and now he has watched the woman he loves die six times, and each time he loses a part of himself. Now he is a billionaire, and runs a security firm, and makes billions. Then he he is hired to protect a woman that has been attacked, a woman that is his lost love, and this is her seventh reincarnation and the only way for the curse to be broken is for Stella to remember her past lives. Stella has ...more
Elizabeth Morgan
Hand me a book and tell me that it features Egyptian mythology, and a cursed man who is waiting for the next reincarnation of his lost love . . . and I will read it. And I am so glad that I picked this book up because it was fabulous.

Tmonique Stephens has penned an awesome tale packed with action, history, mythology, romance, and some scorching, sexy scenes.

I love Roman's background. I love that we get to see his other lives throughout the story, and as he unfolds parts of himself to both the r
Arlena Dean
Author: TMonique Stephens
Published By: Soul Mate Publishing
Age Recommended: Adult
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
Rating: 5


"Eternity" by TMonique Stephens was indeed a good mystery, 'Egyptian mythology,' and every bit of a romantic paranormal love story. This was of a curse that kept Roman and Stella (Elyssian, his soul mate) for over 2000 years...and left him searching for her soul. I found all of the characters that this author created for this novel was somewhat strong with emotional and in so
Jeanne Johnston
Mar 20, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I made about 20 notes as the errors flew by--typos (she made her WAS toward something), wrong verb tenses (eyes snapped OPENED), wrong nouns (the detective whipped out his HANDCUFFED), apostrophe abuse (ROWER'S glided past), just plain nonsensically wrong words (didn't need to know his SORTED history; this MANIC was after her; she didn't care where she was running TOO; BREAKS squealed; eyes pleaded for CONFORMATION; MEET out punishment; honorable discharge from the CORE).

Honestly, it was someth
Dec 13, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This story is packed full of all kinds of things that will keep your heart beating with passion, with fear, with anger, with excitement, and with love. The story starts fast and does not let go. It's a page turner. It all starts with fabulous suspense and mystery, there's a serial killer, Egyptian mythology, and it's all mixed up with real love and passion.

It was so much fun to watch Stella grow and discover her strength through this book. She gets a lot thrown at her and she's not perfect, she
Book Junky Girls
Dec 17, 2014 rated it really liked it
2000 years Roman has been wandering the Earth hoping for his chance at love with the woman who is his soul mate. There have been more than 6 reincarnitations of her, but each time something went terribly wrong. When he stops looking for her she suddenly pops up once again will this time be the one that changes everything?

Shes always been a nobody, but when a serial killer goes for her, but doesn't manage to kill her her life gets turned upside down. Stella wakes up from a Coma and the first thin
Dec 07, 2013 rated it really liked it
I downloaded this Kindle book from Amazon for free and went in it without any expectations, but I really enjoyed it. It's packed with love, passion. suspense and action with great strong and believable characters. It's not predictable at all and there is some Egyptian mythology woven into this story that I didn't understand completely. I love mythology in general, but because of my lack of knowledge about Egyptian mythology some parts were hard to understand.

Roman is a cursed immortal who roams
Vanessa theJeepDiva
A curse has kept Roman from Stella for the last 2000 years, and left him searching for her soul. He has found her and tragically lost her over and over as she lives and dies through cycles of reincarnation. It’s in this cycle, when Stella is attacked by a killer, that Roman finally has his chance to claim her as his lover again, and save both of their souls from the torture of separation again.
This love story is absolutely beautiful. From the very beginning, Roman’s agony over losing Stella’s s
Apr 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Cursed for 2000 years, Roman Nicolis has tracked his lovers’ soul through each reincarnation only to lose her horribly every time. Reclaiming their love is their only salvation. He’s been her friend, her father, her neighbor, but never again her lover . . . until now.

A late night walk home throws Stella into the path of a killer. The last thing she remembers are the deep blue eyes of the man trying to kill her—and the first things she sees after a seven day coma are the same blue eyes in the han
May 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
you’re ideal reading must have any of these mythology, romance, and mystery, sexy, funny and erotic then Eternity by Tmonique Stephens is going to your new addiction. Roman and Stella are the new it couple! Ms. Stephens has blown me away with this first book. You feel like you are in the story and it doesn’t let you go, you feel every raw emotion, every smile and every tear. A true love story for the times, and one that just wasn’t a hi, hi ok I love you … she not only pulls you in, she wraps y ...more
Angie ~aka Reading Machine~
Roman Nicolis is cursed to love one woman only to watch her die which makes being immortal tough to bear. He often wonders when it will all end because he doesn't think he has another lifetime of waiting in him. Until Stella Walker enters his life. Stella is a victim/survivor of The Village Strangler. Stella is a survivor and will not let anything get her down including Roman Nicolis. The Village Strangler is backed by an unlikely source~Anubis. Anubis sets up a plan to receive souls that are me ...more
Joan Osborne
Sep 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Engrossing paranormal romance

It has been a while since I have read a paranormal romance as I love historical romances the most but I got this one free and the storyline intrigued me enough to give in and read it and I am not sorry I did. The story was engrossing from the very first page and I couldn't put it down. Roman was an awesome hero who was immortal and forced to find his true love. Over two thousand years and every time he would find her, he would only see her die. When summoned to take
Arya Karin
May 21, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Elyssian and Roman have been cursed. Her to never find love with him. And he to an immortal life without her. Despite numerous reincarnations, Elyssian is always out of Roman’s reach. Until she crashes into his life as Stella. However, an enemy wants to finish what he started and kill her.
Will Roman be able to protect her from this enemy favored by Anubis-an Egyptian God of the Dead?
I loved this book. The action and love story were superb. Pacing and the writing was smooth and whisked me away.
Amanda Richardson
Wow, this book absolutely blew me away! I LOVED Roman, he may be my new favorite hero! I really liked Stella, the heroine also. She was tough, smart, and willing to kick butt when she needed too. I loved the Egyptian mythology references too. Start this book when you have some time because I was totally hooked and did not want to put it down.

Hot and steamy, great tension between the main characters, and suspense from the stalker. Absolutely loved this book, I am a new fan! I really hope there is
Aug 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I won this book in your contests and was very glad to receive it in the mail and started reading it immediately.

It was a very good book. Character development was unique and made you care for each one. The premise of your soul mate traveling through time to find you was very entertaining. If we were all immortal then we would have to have a soul mate that was also immortal. I especially enjoyed the weaving in of the Egyptian gods and their unique characteristics. I have long been a fan of Egypti
May 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Roman, a cursed Thrace warrior, is hired to protect Stella who turns out to be Roman's lover reborn.

I loved this book and couldn't put it down. Tmonqiue Stephens did a fantastic job of making me feel for these characters. The addition of the Egyptian Pantheon was a huge plus, they are hardly used and it will be interesting to see where the story will go.

*Received as a prize from the Wet-n-Wild Blog Hop
Deb Carroll
Apr 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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I am so glad I discovered this book! I got grabbed from the very first page and couldn't put it down! I loved Stella who is reincarnated soul of the woman Roman has loved for 2000 years. They have some very hot chemistry and I found myself rooting for them at every turn. I love the use of Egyptian Mythology to tell the story and I have already started the next book! ...more
Nov 24, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I found this book engrossing, well-written, with the characters that you can like and sympathize with. A delightful surprise and an excellent foundation for what could become a great series. Loved the Egyptian mythology connection! Already downloaded the second book.
Jul 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Review to come soon, but I LOVED this one. It had action, romance, intrigue, a bit of gore. It was a paranormal romance pleaser! Loved it!
Nov 21, 2014 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Aug 27, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Teresa Derrick
Dec 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An adult book about the Gods and immortals

Stella is attacked by a serial killer and awakens in the hospital with a man who could be the killer saying he is there to protect her. Roman has been hired to keep her safe from a killer but he has lost his heart to her for over a thousand years. It is his curse to watch her die every time he finds her. The Gods play games with the mortals and the immortal. It was a great book and I look forward to the next in the series.
Bex (Beckie Bookworm)
Eternity-Descendants of Ra is the first book I have read by this author. On reading the blurb I noticed that this had a very interesting unique plot-line, this is what initially drew me to this piece of writing along with the heavy Egyptian influence Eternity seemed to offer me, I am so a sucker for anything to do with Egyptian mythology.
This book for me was a mixture of contrasts, some parts I loved, others not so much. I still overall enjoyed the experience and definitely want to read the next
Jul 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I am a big lover of paranormal romance and having read a few of Tmonique’s book I am also a big fan of hers. This book is such a great read is has suspense and intrigue that draws you in very quickly. I love how fearless Stella was in fighting back. I love a strong character that will fight for good. Can’t wait for more.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Jul 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
He has been tracking his lovers soul for 2000 years for it to slip away everytime. He walks into her as she is the target of a killer. All she remembers before she blacks out is his blue eyes and the same blue eyes when she wakes up. Who is he? What is he doing with her? Is he her guard? Is he the killer? She has no idea. She what she will finally find out

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
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