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Fire Bound

(Sea Haven/Sisters of the Heart #5)

4.23  ·  Rating details ·  4,473 ratings  ·  376 reviews
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Sea Haven novels returns to the circle of the six sisters of the heart, bound by the elements—and to one who possesses the power to inflame the most dangerous passions of all.
Flame-haired Lissa Piner is a skilled glass blower whose delicate gift conceals a burning inner strength that can destroy as exquisitely as it can crea
Mass Market Paperback, 400 pages
Published April 26th 2016 by Piatkus Books
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 Danielle The Book Huntress (Back to the Books)
2nd Reread 12/2018-1/2018

I just finished listening to a reread on Kindle and it stands up very well to reread more than a year later. I really loved the setup of this book. It takes place in Europe and has a different feel from the previous books. Lissa is a badass, and she meets her match in Casimir. Not quite instalove, but fairly closed, but I loved their bond. The scenes of them beign in love and expressing their love and working together really worked for me.

I adore all the Prakenskiis, but
Aly is so frigging bored

It was a mess. A very hot mess.

I keep reading Feehan's books because I'm curious about her characters and I want to see how the series end...I wish I didn't have this compulsion. She has amazing ideas, but daaaaaamn the execution kills me. Kills me dead.

The story was very unbalanced. I expected them to deal in the 1st half of the book with her problems and then with his. It didn't happen. Feehan used her brand of repetitive writing and managed to cram his story in about 1 chapter, they had s
6 exceptionally moving love story stars!

He didn’t allow her – or anyone else – to see his reaction to her; he tucked it away to bring out later to savor. It was a gift. Feeling. Anything at all besides loneliness and despair. Feeling for a woman was a gift.

What a poignant and soul-stirring romance that was!
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I cannot help and picture them like that: in an infinite embrace of love. A love you believe touched their empty hearts and ignite their passion for one another...This was truly a love s
Apr 30, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Sadly, this is the last Christine Feehan I will read.

For many years I read Christine Feehan's books and enjoyed them. I love continuing series and finding out more about characters as the series goes on. Her paranormal world is interesting and unusual and that always made for a good read. There was always some violence and some sex but there was a story and an emotional connection with the characters. I stopped reading her Carpathian novels a couple of years ago because the sex and violence over
Jul 10, 2015 rated it really liked it
This on was more to my liking and I can't wait for the last Sisters of the Heart book, OMGosh we meet Viktor and what a BAD man he is. Imagine Kane "Tack" Allen on steroids and in charge of 17 others just like him. (Do I smell a new series coming down the pike? ) Anyway this one was good, there was violence against women, but not to the degree of the last book. The horseback smexy scene wasn't smexy...I giggled through was funny to me and way too over the top. I hope the next book is a l ...more
Lover of Romance
Sep 22, 2016 rated it really liked it
This review was originally posted on Addicted To Romance my-review-updated Summary
Lissa Piner, is a talented glass blower and is slowly building up her reputation and has been invited to share her work in prestigious hotels and her plan is to go without any protection. She doesn't need any problems from her over protective sisters and brothers in law. And Lissa, at first thought she had finally was home free so she could put into play her real plans, but Gavriil sent his brother Casmir after her to protect
Carol Monda was my least favorite narrator in this series. She didn't quite capture the menacing tone of these highly trained yet controlled assassins.

I have been reading this series every month and this is why I tend to shy away from binge reading series. After a few books, this one was more of the same insta-love between a sister of the heart and a Prakenskii. All the other ones didn't annoy me like this one, but the romance didn't move me that much.

Lissa Piner was a sister that I didn't know
Another amazing book from Ms Feehan. She never disappoints. I'm super excited to read the next book in this series. The action, scorching sex and the love/commitments/betrayals!!! Wow, an intense read. I wouldn't have wanted it any other way!!!!
Abandoned at 43%.

I really tried with this book, even though it meant skimming through the Unending Sex Scene (seriously, how much stamina do these people have?). But the unnecessarily graphic rape scene when the villain rapes a woman whose husband just died made me give up.

Do not recommend.
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Apr 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
When two like souls find each other…

I couldn’t wait to start this story—another book in a series I love! The Prakenskii brothers are all alpha, all the time, while the Sea Haven sisters’ strengths match them in every way. Each instalment so far has seen a blood brother paired with a sister (by choice), with each story offering something as unique as the elements around us. What they all have in common is the unquestionable love and commitment they have for each other…

Casmir Prakenskii is a man
Mar 25, 2016 rated it liked it
I love this series but this addition was a bit of a let down for me. Definitely my least favourite of the series. I certainly didn't hate it but I felt I'm being generous with the 3 stars.
So much seemed to be missing and then so much was just OTT and repetitive, especially the LENGTH and number of the sex scenes, I mean they even did it on a horse, um, nope sorry! The sex scenes on occasion just seem inappropriate in relation to what was happening around them or had just happend, violence etc.
May 09, 2016 rated it it was ok
Shelves: library-rental
Over the top and not in a good way. Too many long sex scenes, one followed every other scene. Bad guy killed, let's have sex. Doing a business deal, so hot, lets have sex. And the author repeated the same things over and over and over.
Originally posted at SmexyBooks-

Lissa Piner is a talented artisan who uses her gift as a fire elemental to create one of a kind glass-blown works of art. Trained by her uncle as an assassin, Lissa has spent her whole life slowly killing her way through the family that had her parents murdered. Thought to be dead herself, Lissa works in secrecy, able to change her appearance with the skill of chameleon. When she is contacted to possibly create some of her a
Dawn Livingston
Apr 01, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: romance
I liked the story better than the last one in the series (can't remember the title) but this one was more violent than the others in the series. Too violent. I skipped over some of the villains being evil. They were disgusting and did nothing to make the book better. It did the opposite. I'm guessing the villains had to be made that evil to justify the level of violence in the hero, to justify that he's willing to torture, not just kill.

There were three or four sex scenes that I skipped over.

Why do I keep doing this to myself? It's not a good sign when you spend the whole book thinking "yikes this is bad, why am I reading this, ugh this is not good..." I mean there's not even any interest in the plot or characters because it's always literally and precisely the only plot and only two characters she's ever written.

I think Feehan probably has built a book generator program at home by now that churns these out, replete with the exact same physical, emotional, and sexual descriptions of
Sep 15, 2015 rated it really liked it
Lissa was such a badass. She was an equal partner in every way. I enjoyed reading her story.
Nov 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Oh, such a great book! I enjoyed it so much, it was so great, and I just can't wait for the final book in the Sisters of the Heart series, and then the next Sea Haven series!
Just as action packed and un-put-downable as the previous installments in this exciting series. It’s just that since one has to buy into the whole “insta-love” thing in that paranormally way (which I can totally do) in order for the relationships to really sink in and seem real, I need a bit of time before all the sexcapades.

Sure, we can believe a “gifted” person can know immediately that they have found “the one” but still they are going to need to get to know each other at least a little bit
Jun 16, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: e-books
I liked that the heroine is trusted and allowed to actually be on her own and do her thing but I didn't really feel like Casimir was the brother to come after Gavriil.

*I should add that Lissa is a badass assassin type physical person and her first, well into her 20's, sexual experience was described as having a "barrier". Again. Can we just get away from this idiocy in romance?
Visionary Druid
Mar 01, 2016 rated it liked it
Review courtesy of Romance junkies

Casimir Prakenskii is the middle brother out of seven. He has the uncanny ability to assume any role needed in his dangerous line of work. Casimir agrees to follow and secretly protect Lissa as she travels overseas for business. He infiltrates her uncle's household as a bodyguard-for-hire to properly shield Lissa from any possible threats. Casimir senses that she is his destined mate and a fellow kindred fire elemental. He reveals her uncle's betrayal and promis
Apr 26, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed this book alot. It had many things I enjoy in a story--interesting characters, some organized crime, betrayal, and of course, love. However, I will advise you that elements of this story can be a bit harsh to read. Both Lissa and Casimer are tied to the fire elemental. Lissa is one of the Sisters of the Heart--a group of women who came together after undescribable violence in their lives to form a tightly woven family. Each of them are tied to an element and will mate with one of the P ...more
 Reading In Pajamas
Dec 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
✦Review: FIRE BOUND: A Sea Haven Novel by Christine Feehan
Genre: Romantic Suspense/ Paranormal Romance
Publication Date: April 26, 2016
Rated: 4.5 Stars

Donna review 4.5 stars

Another hot installment in the Seahaven series. For some reason I like Casimir the best. He’s domineering but still has a deep appreciation for Lissa’s strength and abilities. They meshed well together and the danger and intrigue was perfect for them both. The story kept me on the edge of my seat and the hot hot romance ma

Mar 14, 2016 rated it really liked it

I have only read the first book in this series and then this one so during parts of the book I felt a little lost but overall I enjoyed how Feehan had these two bad ass characters come together.

Lissa is a glass blower and her work is getting noticed all over the world. She is set to do some special pieces for hotels overseas. Although she is going to miss the women who she lives with this is something she not only needs to do for herself but in the income that she will make will help on their f
I like this author , but her books , and series are getting very graphic. One sexual encounter lasted three chapters, which I skipped. She lets you have a little story, than back to rough graphic sex. I loved the idea of Lissa, who makes beautiful glass blown lights, running the story. She is determined to find those responsible , for her parents death, and destroy them. A body guard is sent along to keep her safe, Casimir Prakenski, one of the brothers we have yet to meet. She rebels, he demand ...more
Varied Books
May 08, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: library
Re-read bumping this up to 3.75 stars

I loved the H/h. I loved how Lissa took out her enemies. There was NO ooh we shouldn't kill the evil bastards; they should be prosecuted under the law. Happy there was none of that BS. There is an awesome scene between h & .... a person she killed (Near the end) that was awesome. h also had softness that made her more real.

H sigh he did not play in making the bastards suffer. H was all alpha but was never abusive towards the h. (I can't say that about so
Tracey Clark
Mar 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: christine-feehan
I was sad not to see the rest of the sisters and their men in this story, but enjoyed seeing the oldest brother viktor... and Lissa's reaction to him... cant wait to see how he repairs the damage he did by running off, abandoning the oldest sister of the heart... very excited to see the stories can continue... like a lot of readers I wondered how Feehan could continue this series of magical romances with all the woman meeting their other half... but with viktor's past coming into play in the nex ...more
This is the next installment in the Sisters of the Heart series. It was good. Water Bound remains my favorite of the series, but I liked this one. Some major threats were addressed and I like the progression of the overall story arc. The romance felt a bit...recycled. This is basically the same story as all the rest. What saved the book was the plot and the way they worked together.

I'm sad/anxious that we only have one book left in this series. Then what??
Tracey Anderson
Jan 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Another amazing book in The Sister Of The Heart Series. I wasn't sure I was going to like this book because it's set away from Sea Haven, but I loved it. Lissa and Cassimir are a perfect fit. I felt for Lissa when she discovered the truth about her uncle, and the glimpse of Viktor was a taste of what is to come.
Michele bookloverforever
worth the wait. riveting tale of black betrayal soothed by love, desire found so unexpectedly. can't wait for the next in this series. reread today and the story still absorbed me. Re-read June, 2019. Still good.
Aug 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Lissa and Casmir were AWESOME!
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Christine Feehan is a #1 New York Times bestselling author multiple times over with her portfolio including over 70 published novels, including five series; Dark Series, Ghostwalker Series, Leopard Series, Drake Sisters Series, the Sisters of the Heart Series and Torpedo Ink. All of her series have hit the #1 spot on the New York Times bestselling list as well. Her debut novel Dark Prince received ...more

Other books in the series

Sea Haven/Sisters of the Heart (6 books)
  • Water Bound (Sea Haven/Sisters of the Heart, #1)
  • Spirit Bound (Sea Haven/Sisters of the Heart, #2)
  • Air Bound (Sea Haven/Sisters of the Heart, #3)
  • Earth Bound (Sea Haven/Sisters of the Heart, #4)
  • Bound Together (Sea Haven/Sisters of the Heart, #6)