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A Taste of Winter

(Lakeside #2)

4.06  ·  Rating details ·  18 ratings  ·  12 reviews
Picking up where BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON left off, A TASTE OF WINTER is the second book in a romantic paranormal fantasy trilogy, set in alternate history medieval times. It follows the life of young Moira, a half fae noblewoman who fell in love with her shape-shifter guard and ran away from her ancestral home.

Traveling the country, searching for a safe place to stay, th
Published October 28th 2014 by Lilt Literary
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Carmel (Rabid Reads)
Sep 18, 2014 rated it really liked it
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Reviewed by: Rabid Reads.

I've rarely seen an author stick with the same couple throughout a Paranormal Romance series, and even though Moira & Owain’s HEA wasn't 100% resolved when BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON concluded, it had still reached a point that I was satisfied with. In this installment readers reconnect with the love struck duo who are now on the run because of their taboo mating, and although I enjoyed a number of aspects of this story, as a whole I found it somewhat lacking in the excite
After the first book, I couldn't wait to read more of Moira and Owain's adventures! A Taste of Winter had me enthralled and intrigued from beginning to end. And although the plot is slightly less complex than the first book, it is a gripping read, and a meaningful addition to the series.

Owain, a mysterious Blaidyn; and Moira, a human/fae hybrid were last seen fleeing Castle Richmond, and have now set out on a journey as an eager couple, young and in love. But quickly, Moira learns that life out
Sep 22, 2014 rated it liked it
I was asked by the author if I wanted to review the first and second book in her Lakeside series which I said yes to, however, after reading the first one and feeling so-so about it I was a bit worried that I wouldn't like this book but I actually liked it a little bit more...

I do like the covers in this series and the way in which they both tie in with each other but also they are different which makes sense as they are different books. I do prefer the first one to this one though as this one y
Jun 19, 2014 rated it really liked it
Review originally posted on Once Upon A Dream Books

*Received a copy from the author in exchange for an honest review.*

A Taste of Winter picked up a little after By the Light of the Moon left off. Our heroes are on the run, and have no where and no one to turn to. There is more Faerie meddling, some family drama, and a whole lot of prejudice for them to shift through. But Moira and Owain are strong, and together they just might have what it takes to survive.

I really loved book one, and was super
Oct 18, 2014 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed the first book in this series, so was happy to receive a review copy of A Taste of Winter from the author.

I admit, I wish I had re-read the first book before beginning this one, just to refresh my memory on all the different characters and their relationships. It took me a few chapters to settle back into the story-world. Once I did though, it was smooth reading.

It's not a fast-paced novel, but the characters are in new situations and are growing as a result. I especially liked
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Wow talk about a killer ending there isn’t a cliffhanger or anything like that but definitely more questions that need answering and some of our fav characters find themselves in trouble. Throughout this book we see Moira grow she starts off as the meek “Lady” who always felt like an outcast, by the end she is quite the opposite. Winter was hard on Owain and Moira it was nice to see them overcome the judgement and hate. The love these two shar
L.C. Spoering
May 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
The intrigue and adventure is upped in this sequel to By the Light of the Moon. Now that Moira and Owain have escaped Brody's clutches - so they think - it's up to them to find their way in the world. They find out quickly enough that it's not so hospitable to a love of their kind, and must struggle against ignorant human forces and Fae magic threatening them from both sides.

Moira and Owain's love for one another blossoms and begins to grow despite the harsh winter. There is a sweetness despite
Helena Ison
If you haven't read book one in this series yet... what are you waiting for? You need to get on it so you can read this amazing sequel! My review will be up soon....
Feb 20, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
La verdad que disfruté bastante la historia y la forma en la que está escrito. Así que espero que la autora lo continúe y le de un cierre!!!
Lo único malo es la gran cantidad de errores de tipeo, que me desconcentraban un poco de la lectura. (Laila Blake: Si llegado el día necesitás alguien que te haga el proofreading de la tercera novela, yo me ofrezco! xD).
Nov 05, 2014 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars

It’s been a while since I’ve been in this world, but as soon as I opened the book, it felt like it’d only been a few months at most. Because I read the first book so long ago, I had to re-acquaint myself with the characters, but as soon as I read a bit about them I remembered who they were right away. (Plus there’s a handy little character description at the end of the novel to help keep track!)

There were four main plots here—Moira and Owain; Maeve and (briefly) Ronan; Iris and Broc
LT - Book Lovers 4Ever
Dec 21, 2014 rated it really liked it
Moira and Owain are still trying to learn to live outside the castle and they run into a lot of prejudice people. They call Moira a wolf whore and it makes it hard for Owain to find work. Feeling like he has let her down, he feels like he has no choice but to rob criminals only to learn those criminals have plans of their own. They attack and attempt to kill Owain with plans to do Moira next. Moira finds them and calls to Owain's wolf inside him to take over and save them both. Afterwards Owain ...more
InD'tale Magazine
Four definitive plots unfold within “A Taste of Winter”, most of them bleak.

Read full review in the 2015 March issue of InD’tale Magazine.
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