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Counsel of the Wicked

(Rebel Mage #1)

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Matthias has spent his whole life on the edge of a very small world. The bastard child of a fallen woman, his magical talents as still unseen, he's known nothing but judgment and hatred from the harsh, religious people of his enclave-except for Balthazar. The son and heir of the High Elder, Balthazar shows Matthias kindness, and love...and desire. When the High Elder disco ...more
ebook, 304 pages
Published September 8th 2015 by Fantastic Fiction Publishing
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Apr 11, 2016 rated it really liked it
I'll be honest and say I'm not quite sure how to rate this book. When I first started reading, I came in with the knowledge that there would be rape scenes, violence, political intrigue and cult like undertones, so I knew what I was getting myself into. However, I was not prepared for this story.

1. There are more rape scenes in this book then consensual scenes. That's a disturbing thought, though not entirely outlandish when you consider the setting of the fantastical world. Men are the ruling c
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Yuu
Oct 14, 2015 rated it did not like it
I'm gonna try to make this as spoiler free as posible.

when I started reading this I knew what I was getting into, I knew there was rape, and I knew there was some hetero sex scenes. And that's OK.

That did not bother me at all.

What bothered me, we're the characters, and the relationships.

I liked 2 characters in the entire story, 1 ends up dead and the other never has that much importance. And Matty, dear, sweet Matty, is f***ing infuriating.

Characterization on this gets lost somewhere along th
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Elizabeth Schechter has been called one of the top erotica and alternative sexuality writers in the world. Her writing credits include the award-winning steampunk erotic romance House of Sable Locks, the science fiction BDSM duology Tales from the Arena, and the Celtic fantasy Princes of Air. Her shorter work has appeared in anthologies edited by D.L King (Carnal Machines), Laura Antoniou (No Safe ...more

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