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Breaking the Storm

(Credence Curse #1)

3.88  ·  Rating details ·  544 ratings  ·  180 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
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Published August 6th 2013 by One Wish Publishing
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Sep 27, 2013 rated it liked it
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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 S
Aug 06, 2013 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 plu

Aug 14, 2013 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 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
Oct 04, 2013 rated it it was ok
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Breaking the Storm (Credence Curse #1) by Sedona Venez Author:Sedona Venez Title: Breaking the Storm Series: Credence Curse Cover Rating: Book Rating: Buy This Book:

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
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
Aug 24, 2013 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. ...more
Mar 27, 2020 marked it as to-read
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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 O
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
Lori Palle
Aug 14, 2013 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 27, 2013 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 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
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 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 that went into the back ground stories, which in my opinion, help the plot a lot.

I hated not finishing the prologue. I didn't like Knox attitude about the curse. The women did what 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 and document.

I glad Luke help with the situation a
Donna Hokanson
Sep 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Enthralling, emotionally, very entertaining

Wow, just wow what an awesome story. Lots of action and adventure throughout this well written self-contained story. Curses that keep the Credence women away from the men they fall in love with or those men fall pray to death.
A hot rocker guy who loves one such woman named Storm.
Five years later the two meet up, but not by chance. The emotions are high and lots of stuff happens.
Well worth reading. Looking forward to reading the next book in the series.
What do I even say? I really enjoyed this one. It had everything I need in a book, romance, suspense, originality, complex characters, mystery and the absolute best of all; the drama.

The drama was there from chapter one and even the prologue. So much so that it actually made me resent the prologue a bit because I loved it enough to want much much more from it with the backstory of Tiber and Solista’s past and what happened between them after. Going from such a good and compelling start and then
May 26, 2015 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
Sep 02, 2013 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
Anne Harris
Dec 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
WOW WOW WOW A fiesty woman who is up against it!!
Breaking the Storm book 1 in Sedona's Credence Curse series
Stormy’s curse
Stormy Credence and Knox Gunner had a fantastic time together but once feelings start to happen Stormy knows she must leave him before the curse starts and leaves Knox dead. The curse means that the Credence women cant fall in love.
Now five years later Stormy has a lot to learn about Knox when they meet again.
Stormy is feisty, strong, confident and powerful. This is a fant
Sydney M Neblett
Dec 10, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Is history bound to repeat itself

This book drops us right into the intensity of a love gone wrong and never lets up. The author did such a fantastic job of bringing this couple full circle. There were a few times that I wanted to throttle the characters, but they finally got it right in the end. I especially enjoyed the way the past brought Stormy some clarity. I’m looking forward to the next book in the series.
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
Lenna  Wright-Berry
It was only told from Storm’s p.o.v. It would have been nice to have a snippet from Knox somewhere. There were some light BDSM scenes but very tamed. Starts with the beginning of how the story will focus around and with Solice Credence, Stormy’s great grandma, how her family was hated, falsely accused of murder of humans, how Solice did love a wolf shifter Tiber but she was broken when he chose another to mate claim and not her. Stormy is Independant only daughter of her mother and unwelcomed be ...more
Beth Ann
Sep 20, 2013 rated it liked it
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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
books are love
Oct 15, 2013 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
Valerie Roberts
Dec 10, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: paranormal
Fantastic read

Absolutely loved the characters; Stormy was funny and playful, romantic and serious all rolled up into one sexy far and her hero was all Alpha with that wounded vulnerable side we love to read about. The plot was highly engaging . There was nothing I could criticise. I hold my hands up to you, Ms. Venez, you are one exciting writer. It is a good thing I have retired from reaching otherwise I would have a serious problem getting up for school, as I was reading your book all night.

Jane Elizabeth

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
Fun, quick read

Stormy is a Fae-witch hybrid with a curse. We have shifters, vampires, an escort service, a whole lot of history, and an attractive rock star.

This book is a 3.25-3.5. I liked a lot of the elements int he book. I mean, you got amazingly hot shifters - always brooding and on the verge of pouncing, so yeah. Stormy and Lighting were good together, great cousin relationship and each knew their strengths and weaknesses. I like the Others Council and the hatred towards the Credence women
Jan 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Knox and Storm are amazing together but Storm knows that they can't sty together because of the family curse. Knox doesn't know about Storm's secret or why she tries to pull away from him. Knox is a lead singer in a band and is starting to make a name. When Storm catches him with his manager in a compromising position its enough for her to break away from him. Now years later they run into each other again when Storm is at a benefit sparks are still there between them. Will Knox be able to convi ...more
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