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Storm (The Empire Chronicles #5)

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Underneath our greatest flaws lie our greatest strengths.

Jared barely has time to process the revelation that his mother is a witch before his life is once again turned upside down. He wakes up in a time and place he thought he had left behind with no clue how to get out. When Vera shows up the stakes are even higher.

Racing to find a way back to reality and to fix mistak
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Published December 3rd 2015
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Alyssa Ivy 5 books total. Storm, the final book, is releasing tomorrow (December 3rd).

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Alyssa Ivy
Dec 03, 2015 Alyssa Ivy rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Storm is available now. :)
Amy
Dec 02, 2015 Amy rated it really liked it
4.5 Exciting Stars!!

“Sometimes you have to battle a storm before you can find your calm”

What an exciting conclusion to The Empire Chronicles!! Follow Jared and Vera on the journey of a lifetime where nothing is at it seems. Jared is on a mission to find his mother and the last thing he expected was to find himself in a time veil. Now, armed with the realization that he is in the past, Jared must find a way to get himself home before any of the past could be changed. One small change could have a
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Erin V
Loved Jared and Vera. I found it funny it took the up to 194 pages to finally admit they both were in love. Great story
Jessica (a GREAT read)
Dec 04, 2015 Jessica (a GREAT read) rated it really liked it
I received this ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review, I was in no way compensated for this review.


Storm is the final book in Alyssa Rose Ivy’s Empire Chronicles series, and it was one I quite enjoyed! Jared was a character that took some getting used to, but pretty much after Allie and Levi got together, he started to grow on me. So I guess it wasn’t long before I started rooting for him when this spinoff series started. Though, it wasn’t to be with Casey, as we saw in the first
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EscapeNBooks
Aug 06, 2015 EscapeNBooks rated it really liked it
4.5 stars
"Clearly the magic has been awakened."

Storm is book 5 in the Empire Chronicles Series. As readers, we find ourselves back where it all began. But, this time things are different and it will take a village to set things straight.

"Take me for a ride baby."

A ride is exactly what Storm afforded me. Fun, fast, and full of surprises, Storm reintroduced some of my favorite book characters in a new and interesting light, with a twist, and also offered some new and unique characters. Jared and
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Gabby (What's Beyond Forks?)
Dec 02, 2015 Gabby (What's Beyond Forks?) rated it it was amazing
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Full Review at: What's Beyond Forks?

Whew! This series really took me places. Seriously! Even back in time. Jared has been my favorite from the beginning, so I'm so happy he's met his match in Vera. Vera is a female version of Jared, so watching their relationship grow with all the bantering and chemistry has been a lot of fun. This book takes us back in time to just before Levi and Allie meet. So, there's that chance they don't meet at all this time around. Yikes! How would that change things? I
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Emily Goodman
May 24, 2015 Emily Goodman rated it really liked it
Once again Alyssa has delivered us another wonderful story to add to her tangled web of characters that make up the Empire Chronicles and her other series. Storm is the final book in Alyssa’s Empire Chronicles that features Jared and Vera. As usual, I highly recommend that you start Alyssa’s paranormal series from the very beginning with Crescent Chronicles. However, you can start this story at the beginning of Empire Chronicles and still catch on quickly, but you’d be missing out on some of the ...more
A Tribe Called Books
May 04, 2015 A Tribe Called Books rated it it was amazing
I finally got up the nerve to review this book. Not because it was bad, but because of the closure. Gahhh! How I love my Jared and Vera.

Storm brought many storms with it. This book had many twists and turns that often times left me speechless and scratching my head. I mean, the things that went on were beyond what I had imagined. I loved how Alyssa was able to take the plot of Storm and use it to remind me of why I fell in love with all the characters in the Chronicles. It is almost hard to writ
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Storm by Alyssa Rose Ivy
I received this book from the author for an honest review.
I get so excited when I get receive a book form Alyssa. Unfortunately I was super busy with work, holidays and then sick kiddos so when I finally got the chance to sit down and read Jared, I devoured him in one sitting!! This book I was really excit
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Karen
Dec 11, 2015 Karen rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Vera and Jared

Jared find themselves in a veil, some sort of magical time machine. They end up about a year or so in the past just before Levi and Allie meet. Jared and Vera are in the veil for about 75% of the book. The book starts off with happy romance and then, bam!, you're in a battle on Norso with witches. The romance is sweet between the two throughout the book.

Overall, I enjoyed the book. It is obviously a must read if you read the previous ones in the series. I was frustrated at the endi
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Jess (Cozy Corner Reader)
Nov 18, 2015 Jess (Cozy Corner Reader) rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
Big thanks to Alyssa for an ARC copy for review.

The conclusion to Jared and Vera's story was absolutely fantastic. And I will never ever grow tired of the Pteron boys. I loved how Alyssa added the alternate reality into the plot because that made things mighty interesting.

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All of the questions of WHAT IF? are brought to the fore front and it really makes the reader ponder. There is also new and surprising information on Jared's long lost mother that is finally revealed, especially about what s
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Danielle
Dec 05, 2015 Danielle rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
What a TWIST!!!! I'm going to admit, I didn't even read the blurb. I had no idea what to expect. I didn't care, either, because HELLO!!! JARED! So, when I started reading I was like, "WTH?!"

Alyssa, you treaded into some dangerous territory.... messing with beloved characters and stories is shaky ground, especially with the die-hard fans you have. But in the end, omg in the end you own this world, and you did such a fantastic job!

I got more Jared (you know I was happy about that) and I got more
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My Bookbag by Karen
I was given an advance copy of STORM in exchange for an honest review, and honest it is. My impressions and response to this book are true, and my recommendation is sincere.

WOW! What an imaginative and intriguing storyline. Author Alyssa Rose Ivy has taken an expected plot and turned it upside down in a most unexpected way. This is only a part of what makes this book so fascinating.

The way in which Jared and Vera’s relationship grows is wonderfully satisfying. The knowledge they gain is truly en
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Natalie Hughes
Nov 20, 2015 Natalie Hughes rated it it was amazing
Well I can honestly say that this is my favourite book so far. I have to say I was not really a lover of Jared at all from the beginning I just think he came across as a complete ass and I was more looking forward to Owen a story but Jared has surprised me in the best possible way and I love every minute of it.

I loved how Vera and Jared just got each other and the banter they could have. How she made him a better man and how she gave him strength by just one touch. I also loved how we got to see
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Ewelina
Jan 18, 2016 Ewelina rated it it was amazing
ARC given by the author in exchange for an honest review.

I love all ARIs books. The characters are real and even though the story is paranormal it still feel realistic. And that's what always gets me. Every single time.

In here all the fight that Jared and Vera were forced to face is coming to an end (but is it always? With ARI you never know what will happen next). The book is just makes you feel so many emotions, feelings. You are crying, laughing, feeling pain and everything they feel you fee
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Samantha Bridges
May 29, 2015 Samantha Bridges rated it it was amazing
I received an Advanced Reading Copy in exchange for an honest review.

Wow! This book (like all of Alyssa's books) I had a hard time putting down. I loved how we went back in time to when Levi and Ali first met. I loved how Jared saw how much he has grown in such a little time. The ending was so sweet! This whole book was so intense I just had to keep reading to know what would happen. This one is by far my favorite. I highly recommend reading this series. I hope to read more of these Characters.
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Sophia
May 14, 2015 Sophia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I believe every book that Ayssa rose ivy has written I have loved! I can't say I haven't loved any of her book this one included. Jarad surprised me in this book as he was always portrayed as such a player I mean that ending! I was truly not expecting that! And to think this all started with Levi and Allie story! It has been truly amazing that in every crescent chronicals series that she has written the characters and worlds all seem to be connected in some way that is so unique. I'm going to ke ...more
Diana
Apr 04, 2016 Diana rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Jared and Vera end up in a time vail. He needs to make sure he doesn't change the past because if could affect his future. They get help from many people and Tiffany is there yo make sure its not easy. They need to find a way to erase the vail. Vera uses her ability as well and their relationship grows stronger. Full video review on YouTube channel Adventures-IN-Print. https://youtu.be/l196UbKPcGc
Claudia Garcia
May 21, 2015 Claudia Garcia rated it really liked it
4.5 ⭐!!! I love Alyssa's books and the chronicles are my favorite!!! Cannot wait to see where it all leads and what the end will be.

Jared is my favorite Pteron and I haven't had enough of him!! His relationship with Vera is fun, challenging and honest. Loveeee them!!

Alyssa, I just hope you give us so more love and perhaps a 6th book on the Empire Chronicles?
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Anna
Dec 04, 2015 Anna rated it it was ok
$3.99 and it was shorter than most of her books. A little much for a novella.
I don't know. It felt so rushed. The whole veil idea sounded interesting, but I was hoping for a big "that's the reason!" for it to happen.
It just kind of got erased. Or I missed something. I don't know. I was hoping for more I guess.
Heather andrews
Dec 01, 2015 Heather andrews rated it it was amazing

I don't blame Vera f wanting her man to keep his wings out, hell I'm right there with her, “please keep them out,” she whispered against my neck as she continued to stroke my wing. Her other hand moved down between our bodies. She took me in her hand." I'm sad to see this series end, I loved these characters to much, but I can't wait to see what the author comes up with next.
Debbie Chittenden
Oct 15, 2016 Debbie Chittenden rated it it was amazing
Shelves: series
Wow, Jared really goes through a lot in this book. I was really surprised by all the drama and possible changes to previous stories. This was crazy and very heart wrenching. I think that Vera is good for Jared and will make a big difference in his life.
Tallie
Jun 23, 2016 Tallie rated it liked it
Shelves: adult
I didn't like this one as well as I did the rest of the series. I think the time travel was to long. I assume there will be more about Jared and Vera since his mother gave him a task to complete and it wasn't done in this book.
Lisa B.
Jan 16, 2016 Lisa B. rated it liked it
Great series. I got weary reading about Jared's magical veil. I was happy that he's found one lady to settle with. Vera is a strong woman deservingly so, and suits Jared.

Storm keep the series' storyline moving, but the original appeal of the Pteron world had drifted away.
Clare
Jun 11, 2015 Clare rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
No way i need more Alyssa please, liked right now lol Jared and Vera's story was so much better than what i could of though. But that ending wow amazing. I cannot get enough of these books.
Keely Butler andre'
I can never get enough!!!!

I love the characters and There is never a dull moment. Once i started the book, heck....Once I started the series, I couldn't stop.
Gemma Shepherd
Loved this book

I've loved all of Alyssa's books and this one didn't disappoint, I love all the different characters and how they all come together xx
Terimacdonald
Mar 30, 2016 Terimacdonald rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this one! I even got teary eyed at one point.
Maria Ana
Feb 08, 2016 Maria Ana rated it it was amazing
Shelves: pterons, shifters
WOW... What can I say? God... Alyssa Rose Ivy is an awesome writer... I don't think I will ever get tired of pterons' world. This was truly amazing... I'm pretty much speechless... :')
Joni
Jan 23, 2016 Joni rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
great book loved the whole story
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Alyssa Rose Ivy is the bestselling author of more than twenty novels with over half a million books sold worldwide. She loves to weave stories with romance and humor, and she is best known for writing about college boys with wings and skinny dipping. After surviving law school and earning her masters in library science, she turned back to her creative side and decided to write. Although raised in ...more
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