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His Haven (Redemption #1)

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Handsome and diligent Avrum Brenin should have died in the fire with his mother and older brother. Instead, he is saved by the powerful and wealthy immortal, Lord Henri. Placed under his care, Avrum shares in his world of endless splendors. He must do one thing in return—look after Haven, a human and Lord Henri's newest rescue.

The simple task proves to be more complicated
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ebook, 1, 161 pages
Published July 26th 2013 by Secret Cravings Publishing
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★Moonrise
Aug 03, 2013 rated it really liked it
Lord Henri's world is one of indulgence. As Master of Greystone Manor, he has extended his good fortune to those in need. And in bringing guests to the manor, and offering them a new life, they receive an unexpected gift ... immortality. Avrum was one such human, not so long ago. And now, as a vampire, he is Lord Henri's second in command.

Never one to concern himself with the humans that grace the hallways of Greystone Manor, Avrum is surprised when he feels such a strong connection to Haven. L
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Ashley Lauren
Jul 24, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: romance, fantasy
Debut author alert! This is such a great start - I fully intend to continue with the series when the next one is released.

In this book, the world revolves around Haven and Avrum, and their worlds revolve around each other, respectively. Sure, there are some other things going on along the way but that is the true meat-and-potatoes of it. Their eyes catch at the beginning of the novel and that's the end of it. Though there are some wrenches thrown into the plot as a whole, we more-or-less know wh
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Aug 16, 2013 rated it really liked it
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I received this book from the author for an honest review.

So why did I read this ya ask? Well, I am a closet historical reader buff thanks to a friend. I am also a freak about paranormal novels soooo a historical paranormal romance...ding ding ding...winner!!

I will admit I was a bit worried because historical romance + Paranormal = WEIRD but this book was great!!!! The story is about Avrum who
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Boundless Book Reviews
This book was filled with hate and love. Haven is a young woman who is brought to the manor and is beaten and used. Avrum, while a vampire, is her unlikely savior. Together these two find love and work together to fight the evil lord who runs Greystone Manor. I found this book to be a very good read. It was so easy from page one to love both Haven and Avrum and so easy to hate Lord Henri.

In my mind this book wasn't your normal vampire read. Many of the characters do not even know what they are.
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Ashley Schoen
Aug 14, 2013 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Ashley Schoen by: Paranormal Romance & Authors That Rock
At first this book was a bit slow to start....you didn't know what was going on and what the plot was. There was something tho about the story that kept you reading...wanting to know what happens to Haven, or if Avrum will succeed, or after all in the end Lord Henri continues to reign.

The story was a bit wordy that was the main reason I knocked off a fang, but I kept finding myself rooting for Haven and Avrum! Haven's fiesty attitude and sassy mouth keep you cheering for her to survive and escap
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Paisley Geilenfeldt
Jul 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I LOVED LOVED LOVED His Haven, its an adult historical romance, and one of the best I've read! Main character, Avrum, lives under the care of Lord Henri, an immortal, who saved him from the fire that killed his mother and brother. Now an immortal, with riches and grand parties, he finds nothing wrong with Lord Henri. One night when he finds Haven- Henri's new rescue- tied to his bed, half naked, and beaten, he realised that Henri is not who he says he is. So with the help of his best friend Lysa ...more
Jenni
May 09, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
When Averum is saved by immortal Lord Henri he becomes his second in command at Greystone Manor, he never has any reason to question his loyality towards Lord Henri until he comes across a beaten Haven tied to Henri's bed. Their simmering attraction is hard to deny but can Haven trust Averum to save her or will his loyalty overcome any feelings he has for Haven. This is a well written historical immortals romance read with dark twisting themes.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout a
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Sue
May 10, 2021 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I thought the book was good. We follow Avrum, Henri, and Haven in this story. I thought the book started off good but I felt like the story was a bit rushed. It did read like a fantasy novel with some romance instead of a romantic fantasy, for me. 3.5 stars
Sissy Satterfield
This book is Dark and Light and is definitely not for the faint of heart. I do enjoy these type of stories and the author did a great job bringing it! I love vampire tales and I Loved It!

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Jeannette dods
May 14, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
His Haven starts off mysteriously with Avrum waiting for Henri to show up to the party. When Henry arrives with a not so happy looking Haven on his arm; Avrum starts to wonder why. A great read with plenty of intriguing moments.
Pat
May 16, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Haven is henri prisoner, he thinks she is his lost love. He is ruthless and bad of heart and she needs rescuing. Another vampire comes to her rescue. Henri second. Loved the chemistry between them and the ending. Very well written with amazing characters.
I recieved a free copy via Booksprout and this is my honest review given freely
Marianne
May 08, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a very good vampire romance.. I liked it.. It is entertaining, suspenseful, and full of drama

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Reader03
May 14, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Enjoyable adult romance with drama, action, romance and much more with an interesting take on vampires. I received a copy and am voluntarily leaving a review.
T.F.
Jul 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: paranormal, romance, 2013
His Haven is a fantastic story.

Haven is a human girl trapped under the thumb of a ruthless vampire lord, Henri, who seems to believe she is someone else—a past lover. Haven had sacrificed herself to save her father, which is how she ended up in her terrifying predicament, but as far as she’s concerned, she is going to escape. And there’s a lot to like about her spunk. I was cheering for her from the first page. She never gives up. And then she meets Avrum, a vampire under Henri’s care, and from
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Daniella Hill
Aug 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I really loved this book. I have been a long time fan of vampires, but felt the genre was getting too soft with the recent YA additions. His Haven is very different from the majority of romantic vampire stories out there because of the time period of the story. Though there is romance in the story, it does not take away from the fact that there are vampires and most of them aren't the nice gentlemen we've dreamed about. The characters are realistic and relatable, most importantly they are believ ...more
Denise Pilovsky
Sep 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Once I started reading this book, I couldn't put it down. It sucked me in. The writing style makes you feel like you are actually in that time period and in the characters' heads, living out the story. I love Haven's strong will, and her connection with her father. She risks her life many times to save his. Avrum is the typical romance, alpha male, but he grows into a strong, free-thinking man. After he discovers the truth about Lord Henri and Haven, his view on the world shifts. His love for Ha ...more
Cary Morgan
May 05, 2014 rated it really liked it
Snatched from poverty by a wealthy man who claims he’s taken her for her own good, Haven does not care for, nor does she fully understand the life he offers. She’d rather be at her poor, sickly father’s side, than dripping in gems and drinking champagne.
Harper Brooks weaves an interesting tale that reveals the glamorous ennui of the vampire elite of England. While slowly peeling back the layers of this secret society, she brings to light both evil and goodness in unlooked-for corners. It is wel
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Ashley Mclaughlin
Jan 11, 2014 rated it really liked it
I read the book under the demands of a friend of mine, who loved the book, and I must say, this book has quite a few surprises in it. More than one, I caught myself gasping and gripping for more, but the concept, beautifully stated, is choppily executed. The chemistry between the two characters took almost no time at all the create, and hit it off to eternity in an instant, but each individual character had wonderful back stories, and the imagery of the book is amazingly vivid for my taste.
Crystal
Aug 03, 2013 rated it really liked it
I was given this book by SSLY in place of an honest review.

I really liked this book and the writing style was great. I have some questions about the ending and what else happened. Here is hoping that there will be more about this book and characters in the future.

I have found another author to read from now.
InD'tale Magazine
Now here are some Vampires in a wonderfully gothic setting!

Read full review in the 2014 February issue of InD’tale Magazine.

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Billie Turknett
Jun 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Brilliant

This is a realistic view of a nonexistent creature. What it must really be like to be a vampire if they really existed. It is similar to other series done with vampires, but it is done in the fifteenth century.
Renee
Mar 26, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great book!

Loved this vampire romance book. Different from other vampire stories I've read but still good nevertheless. It has action and drama and romance in it. Worth the time to read this tale.
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Jennifer Henry
Aug 27, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed the story. Look forward to the next volume of the series.
Barb VanderWel
Apr 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love this & I can't wait for more.
I will be also leaving a review on Goodreads @ Amazon.
And letting everyone know about it.
So i gave it a 5 Stars.
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Cranky - The Book Curmudgeon
3 Cranky Stars


This book didn’t really hold my attention very well. It was very predictable for me. It was way half past when I got a little more interested in what was happening. I would say read at own risk if recommended.


Haven is a human girl that has been “taken” in by Lord Henri. Lord Henri is a vampire who believes that Haven is basically his ex-lover re-incarnated. Haven despises everything Henri is and his kind. Henri feeds on Haven, buys her jewelry and dresses and shows her off at part
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Dessie Koch
Jul 16, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was very great. I loved the characters and the plot. I loved how avrum wants to rescue haven even though he is loyal to lord henri for saving him. The ending was great to. It was so great that when I started reading it I couldn’t put it down.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Ashley Carr, LSoR
May 09, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a new author to me and I will be reading more of her work. The characters are well developed and the storyline is intriguing and gasp worthy. Avrum is saved and made immortal by Lord Henri and becomes his second in command at Greystone Manor. He never has concerned himself with the humans being paraded around Greystone Manor until Haven. She is Lord Henri’s new plaything but when Avrum happened upon her she is tied to his bed and beaten. Avrum begins questioning Lord Henri’s altruism. H ...more
Barbara
May 20, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What a story, it is well written story that kept me turning pages. Avrum Brenin and human Haven's story of suspense, drama, danger, twists, turns, a very evil villain, and romance. This is a new Author to me. I received a copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. ...more
VR Martin
May 22, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I thought the story was entertaining and I liked the characters. I wasn't sure if I was going to be able to get into this book ( because it was classified as historical)
but it actually surprised me and held my interest. I will definitely check out other titles by this author.
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Deb
May 26, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I found this book to be intriguing with an interesting plot twist to keep me engaged in the story. I liked the characters. I loved the darkness and danger I could feel surrounding the characters. Nicely done.

I requested a copy of this book and am voluntarily leaving a review.
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