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Bound Guardian Angel

(All The King's Men #7)

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4.54  ·  Rating details ·  221 ratings  ·  46 reviews
For almost two hundred years, Trace has searched for his mate. Now he’s met Cordray. Brash, sassy, and covered in tattoos, Cordray isn’t at all the type of female he thought his mate would be, but he can’t deny the way his body reacts every time she’s near. She calms him and sparks his desire in a way no one ever has, which terrifies him, because if she has that kind of po ...more
Published May 6th 2016
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Donya Lynne I've updated the release date to May 2. I'm looking forward to finally getting this one into everyone's hands. :)

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Cheesecake
Not really sure what to think of this one.
Parts of it I loved and parts I loathed.

Not a stand-a-lone. So I'll assume you've at least read the first book in the series.

It's a love hate story. Two people (Trace and Cordray) who have been hurt badly and fear being hurt again. So they act like 12 year olds..
Trace has a kinky BDSM relationship with Micah and sometimes Sam as well. This was the part I didn't like. I understand that Trace's only proven method for containing his power is to have himself
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Kathryn
WARNING: My review contains spoilers if you have not read the first six books. This book could be read as a standalone but why would you not want to read the first six books?
If you liked Vishous' lifestyle in the Black Dagger Brotherhood series you'll like this book. If you like lots of hot sex along with great storytelling you'll love this series.
In this book we learn the histories of Traceon (picture Shemar Moore) and Cordray (picture a female fitness model, with long blue & black hair, all
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Carol
Aug 29, 2016 rated it liked it
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.
Kathryn
Jul 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this story. I wanted Trace to find his mate and be happy. Cordray was just what he needed, their banter was so perfect. I loved how they were the epitome of the phrase, there's a thin line between love & hate.

I don't want to say too much, but the unfolding story was interesting as well. There were a couple of things that I didn't like but if I talk about them I think they'd ruin the book for anyone who hasn't read it yet.

Stellar story and I highly recommend it to anyone who lo
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Shannan
May 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Holy hotness Batman! Wow, Donya has brought us the seventh book in the series All the Kings Men. While each can be technically read as a stand alone, you really should read them in order so you don't get lost and confused. I've been waiting for Traceon to get his future since book one. Each book, while starring it's own leads has built on the overall story of the team as they each go through their own battles, find their own mates and try to find justice even if it means disobeying the king.
I lo
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Tee loves Kyle Jacobson
Holy Batman! I have never read a story like this one. I did not read the first six books but I will because this is book number seven and holy batman this book was HOT!

Trace has been searching a long time for his mate. He knows she is out there but he can't seem to find her. In his search he finds a sassy and brash girl Cordray. She is a handful and takes no holds bar attitude. But Trace thinks she is the one.

Cordray meets Trace and she instantly does not like him. She can't stand him but as tim
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Donna Sweeney
Aug 12, 2013 marked it as to-read
Want this book please Donya !!!!
Nessa
Jun 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
PANTIES IN A TWIST, MEET SUPER HOT ASSHOLE.
THIS ONE WAS A LIVEWIRE BECAUSE CORDRAY AND TRACE'S ANTAGONISM WAS A FUCK FEST WAITING TO HAPPEN AND YOU GET TO MEET OTHER OLD CHARACTERS HERE AS WELL.

HERO is a bit of a conundrum I couldn't peg if he was heterosexual or homosexual because his relationship with Micah and Sam was complicated. I'm not here to bash Micah's fans or the LGBT family but Micah's interference in Trace's life as a Dom put me off a little. It's like they are his parents who some
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Karen
Feb 16, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I have been reading this series from the beginning and have only become more invested as time has moved forward. The characters are so well written and speak to me because they have the emotion and personalities that you cannot resist. My only criticism is that the subplots are sometimes very easily figured out, though that could just be me, still do not detract from the overall enjoyment of the read. The background and supporting characters are also rich and add value to the overall tone of the ...more
Maria
Dec 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
This book got 4 stars only because it was Trace’s book. It wasn’t as good as I thought it would be I skipped a few pages when Cordroy was going on and on and on with the same dribble again and again....I just couldn’t take it anymore.
shannon garner
Jan 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Holy crap

I've been waiting to read this one since the first book! And it was totally worth the wait! I am absolutely in love with this series! Trace is one of my favorite characters and I was just waiting for him to get his HEA and boy does he get it a well deserved one!
Pamela Howell
LOVE this series. Good to know Trace's story. Cordray whined quite a bit in my opinion - too much internal turmoil for me.
Sheryl Jones
Jun 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Best in the series so far

My favorite. Love Trace's story. So glad he got his happily ever after. He deserved it. You laugh and cry. Great story telling.
Adashia Elliston
Apr 20, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I love this series and I really love Trace
Vanessa
Aug 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great

I really enjoyed reading this one. Its kind of an underdog story and I always root for the underdog. Great love story with meaning.
Sandy S
Apr 29, 2016 rated it really liked it
4.25 stars

ABOUT THE BOOK: Release Date May 2, 2016

For almost two hundred years, Trace has searched for his mate. Now he’s met Cordray. Brash, sassy, and covered in tattoos, Cordray isn’t at all the type of female he thought his mate would be, but he can’t deny the way his body reacts every time she’s near. She calms him and sparks his desire in a way no one ever has, which terrifies him, because if she has that kind of power over him, what else is she capable of?

Cordray thinks Trace is the most
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C Fox
Jan 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another good one

Every story is so intriguing n it's hard to guess what's going to happen n who the females n males are but I love it
Debbie
Oct 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Independent reviewer for Archaeolibrarian, I was gifted my copy of this book.

Trace has searched all his life for his mate, but he never thought it would be her.

That's the tag line for this book and it sums it up perfectly!

Book 7 in the All The Kings Men series and you really really should read the others first. Because you need to know about Trace and Cordray before this book. About Trace's brother and father, about all the things that lead up to this point. And not least because, I said SO!

And
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Melinda ~ Twinsie Talk
Apr 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I received a copy of this book for an honest review.

I have not read the entire series but I did read the first book a few weeks prior to this one releasing.
I got a glimpse of Trace and immediately wanted to know more about him. You can read this book without reading the previous 6 books and figure out what is going on. I’m sure it is easier to follow if you have read them in order though. Let me start by saying I loved Cordrays tough attitude by when she let some of her wall down and we say th
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Dana Busenbark
While this story truly focuses on Trace and the King's half-sister, we do get bits and pieces from other places. We see Trace released from custody. We see Cordray not show up to release Trace to Micah like she promised. What happened that kept her from showing up when she said she would? What happens the next day when Micah finds out that Cordray knew what he had just been told and did not say anything about it? What reasoning did she give to Micah? Clearly the potential for friendship is extre ...more
Kristi
Dec 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Trace deserves his good things.
Loutia Johnson
Eye roll

Let me start by saying I like this series and I like these vampires, well some of them. However, in this book Trace and Cordray whined too much for my taste. Now I like Cordray way more than any other female in this series but I like the other characters perception of her. Every time we heard her internal thoughts it was the same.." I can't feel...I can feel Trace...I can't love..because Gideon left me...what does it mean that I can feel Trace?"....I would have understood and I would hav
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Maria
Apr 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Once again the intensity is of the charts and this time we get deep into the minds of Cordray and the amazingly awesome Trace!

If ever there was a pair where passions literally explode it would be with these two!

Cordray is our favorite female we love to hate but each time she was mentioned you just knew that there was so much more going on with her and I could not wait to see what was behind the mask.

Trace. Where do I even start with him? He has been a favorite for so long that you could not wai
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United Indie Book Blog
May 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing

This is the story of Cordray and Trace nobody has an intense love story like these two. This was a really good story I enjoyed every word of it. The chemistry in this story from the arguments to the passion was so worth and enjoying this book. Watching the character’s bond together and come together was definitely an experience.
This book was take you on a ride through the life of these awesome characters that leave you wanting more. Trace and Cordray both fight against their attraction to each o
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Raychel
May 12, 2016 rated it really liked it
Trace's story finally, I really enjoyed getting to read more about Trace. With every book in the series his is the one I wanted...needed. I'm glad I read the ones before because you get back story on a lot of the characters so when you get to their book you feel like you already know them. I've learned that Donya Lynn has written this series like an onion with every layer peeled another more interesting layer is under. The twists and turns in this series are interesting and keep me guessing. Tra ...more
Sheri-Lynn Marean
May 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Donya did it again! As a huge fan of the whole series, that I have read twice already when I don't normally read books more than once, I was eagerly awaiting Bound Guardian Angel and it did not disappoint! If I didn't already love Trace and Micah, I do even more so now. I was worried about how this was going to play out, with the dynamics of it all, but without giving any spoilers away, it turned out perfectly. So happy that none of the relationships are broken. Once again, the story is fantasti ...more
Sharon Richmond
Nov 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A Story that will make you SCREAM IN FRUSTRATION.. OMG

OMG I knew this book was going to be intense and mind blowing, Trace and Cordray sizzle like no one else has in this series so far. Sweet!!! My emotions were all over the place. Between wanting to either Jack slap them and the way the author drew it out just intensified with their banter back and forth. But what cause me to almost hyperventilate was when Micah had Trace in the dungeon and set him on fire. The pain of his screams seemed to jum
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Merissa (Archaeolibrarian)
May 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: adult, paranormal, romance
This is Trace and Cordray's story, which has been long awaited. I'm very glad to say that Donya Lynne hasn't disappointed in any way.

I don't know how she manages it, because this book covers A LOT of ground with stories being linked together to make the whole make sense. However, it also focuses on Trace and Cordray mainly, with Micah and Sam making their opinions known in their own inimitable style.

With snarky banter from the word go, you see Trace and Cordray's relationship deepen as circums
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Jennifer Zamora
May 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book by Donya Lynne. I did not read the first 6 books, and its ok. Do not feel you cant read without the others. Each seems to be a standalone, with overflow with characters and base storylines. I enjoyed the depth of the characters and the way this author pulls you into the world.
This is the story of Trace who is searching for his mate, knowing she is out there somewhere. She is his by fate. By some chance he runs across sassy Cordray. And she will need more than a little
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Jana LaPelle
Jul 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow! Awesome !!!

This latest installment to the AKM series was everything I hoped it would be and more. As Trace and Cordray's story unfolds there are plot twists and surprises that are revealed that left me wanting more, more, more. As much as I love Trace's character, I was very happy that the series has circled back to Micah and Sam because I just can't get enough of them. I have been hooked on this series from the moment I picked up Rise of the Fallen the first book in the AKM series. Love th
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Donya Lynne is the author of the award winning All the King's Men Series and a member of Romance Writers of America. Making her home in a wooded suburb north of Indianapolis with her husband, Donya has lived in Indiana most of her life and knew at a young age that she was destined to be a writer. She started writing poetry in grade school and won her first short story contest in fourth grade. In j ...more

Other books in the series

All The King's Men (10 books)
  • Rise of the Fallen (All the King's Men, #1)
  • Heart of the Warrior (All The King's Men, #2)
  • Micah's Calling (All The King's Men, #3)
  • Rebel Obsession (All The King's Men, #4)
  • Return of the Assassin (All The King's Men, #5)
  • All the King's Men: The Beginning (All the King's Men, #6)
  • BLACK (All the King's Men, #8)
  • Micah's Bride (All The King's Men, #9)
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