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Bound Guardian Angel

(All The King's Men #7)

4.53  ·  Rating details ·  184 ratings  ·  40 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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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,
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 wh
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
Aug 29, 2016 rated it liked it
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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
Donna Sweeney
Aug 12, 2013 marked it as to-read
Want this book please Donya !!!!
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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!

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
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
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
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
Raychel Faulkner
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Stephanie  Mae
Jun 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I love the banter so much in any story but Cordray and Trace had it in spades. I was laughing a ton as I read this book! Cordray is my kind of chick a total bada** who is kind of a softy. Trace is interesting with his issues with his past and feeling like a freak, I immediately felt something for the guy. I have not read anything else from this series and there were a few conversations that I didn't follow so well because the happened somewhere else in the series but Donya did a great job of giv ...more
Lisa Hayes
May 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is the long awaited 7th book in the All the Kings Men Series. Trace's story has finally arrived and it has exceeded every expectation I had for his story. I love it and it fits Trace and Cordray perfectly. A lot of reviewer will give SPOILERS but I won't!!! If you want to know read the book it's great. But you really need to read the rest of the series first, so if you haven't start with Rise of the Fallen (Micah's Story) first. Donya Lynne is a great author and I love all her books and rec ...more
Apr 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 15-books-in-2016
Since we first met the males of All the King's Men waaay back in 2012, readers have been SCREAMING for Trace's story. FINALLY, the story every AKM fan has been waiting for is HERE! Bound Guardian Angel will make you laugh, cry, and scream—and sometimes all in the same chapter. Mark your calendars for May 2, grab a beverage of your choice, and cuddle up with Trace.
Leann Mallow
Jun 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Holy moly batman! As someone who has followed this series from the beginning this one has left me speechless. Each chapter brought out some new detail, or little juicy tidbit. And every time I expected some shoe to drop, something else would happen. So just wow D.L. wow.
I cannot wait to read what happens in Black :)
May 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: donya-lynn
Great read..lots going on but unfortunately ends on a damn cliffhanger and as long as it took Mizz Lynne to come out with this book, I'm not holding my breath for book 8 any time soon...Despite the tentative October date she has!
Jan 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love Trace

Cordray is one feisty hot female. Trace is on hot alpha male who gets what he wants. They make for me exceptional couple. So glad they let each other in. Could not put this down. Had to see where the story would go. A must read.
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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

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All The King's Men (9 books)
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