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A Royal Rebellion

(Bred for Love #3)

4.18  ·  Rating details ·  709 ratings  ·  80 reviews
Hunted by the crown, Prince Edward of Cassia struggles to adjust to his new reality. His consort and lover Percy is pregnant with their child. Their friend, Abelard Reynard, a former captain in the Royal Guard, never strays far from Percy or Edward, determined to keep them both safe. Edward, no stranger to hard work, is still at a loss when the hardship of a life on the ru ...more
Kindle Edition, 150 pages
Published November 10th 2015 by SJ Himes
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Jun 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
Here we find out the family secret, why the King is crazy and the depths he’ll go to in order to succeed.
This book splits the country and the royal family. Edward, Percy and Reynard run for their lives as secrets and lies are revealed.

It’s all building up ready for the forth and final book. And because I’m late to this series I thought I’d move straight on but it’s not out yet. I’m gutted I should have checked first.
Shin Mon Thway
I'm sooooo happy that I found this series way too late because if I have to wait for the 4th book of this series for over a year, I'll literally die with frustration. This whole series has been just a delectable delicacy and I really can't get enough!!! 🤓🤓🤓

So Edward was finally able to escape confinement of his father and both Percy and him along with their bodyguard Reynard were on the run. Percy’s pregnancy is ripened and the baby is coming soon. They have to escape from furious hands of Edwar
Aug 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
What an exciting sequel in this action packed mpreg series.

Percy, Edward and Reynard are still on the run from the crazy king. And we find out why the king wants his own family dead.

I really liked this addition to this series. Percy really came out of his shell in this one. The love between Percy and Edward was as strong as ever and we even got a couple of hot sexy times, while on the run (always time for sex, yay!).

I can’t wait to read the 4th book, although it seems the author is writing that
Rachel Emily
All I have to say after finishing this is - WHEN IS THE NEXT BOOK COMING OUT?! (I know, it says spring...but that's soooo far away!) I want it now!

This was, in a word - excellent! We finally get answers as to why Edward's father acted the way he did, towards Edward, Percy, and their child. And wow, it's a doozy! And I LOVED Reynard and Mason together, I was glad that we got so many different POVs in this so that we knew what was going on with everyone.

But above all else, I loved Percy in this
4.3 Stars

OMG so much has been cleared up with this one. Of course, it's still left on somewhat of a cliffhanger...but the happy is constantly building so it's worth the wait.

Still a little confused over Mason & Reynard's attachment to Percy. I mean, I get some of it...but it still seems a little, well, sexual. Not that I mind; poly is one of my favorite things ever so...I wouldn't be mad at that if it were to go that way. (Not that I think it will.)

Can't wait to get my hands on the 4th installme
Full of suspense, tension, and excitement as Edward and Percy do everything they can to elude the mad king and prepare for the birth of their child.

Dark secrets are revealed and it's up to Mason and Edward to expose them in order to save themselves and the men they love.

Told from the multiple POV of Edward, Percy, Mason, Reynard, and Princess Ari, the story's pace is fast and exhilarating, there's intrigue, sexy times, romance...and it ends with a cliffhanger.

I'm really enjoying this series quit
Lorraine Lesar
Dec 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
What a fantastic trilogy so far, the author's intricate detailing and portrayal of the love that Edward has for his Percy, truly amazing. Mason has stepped up and shown the world the man he really is, also showing his love for his younger brother (and his love for another as well). The secrrets that lie within the Palace, exposed to the world and they are all being hunted by the Palace Guards, to silence them permanently. The stress of the run, taking its toll on the pregnant Percy and the norma ...more
Let me say this - AWESOME! I loved this book. It was all I expected it to be! I love palace intrigue, family dirty laundry out for everyone to see - the higher they stand the harder they fall!

Percy and Edward survive by the skin of their teeth. The way Edward struggles with adversity is admirable especially when he has an "aha" moment about himself as a man and a prince. Still he is very protective, loyal and an awesome support to Percy. Percy is so different. He becomes stronger and braver. My
Aղցela W.
Dec 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Spoiler Ahead This was book 3 in the " A Bred for Love" series. Percy, Edward and Reynard are on the run from the Royal Guards. Everyone is irritable as life on the run is taking its toll for Percy who is dealing with his emotions because of his pregnancy. Mason is locked in a cell and beaten by his father the King who I hate. Mason begins to talk about the crimes his father committed first to Princess Arianna who finds prove of his claims she also helps him escape and he tells the world. This b ...more
Dec 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
4.75 stars

The climax of this series was great. Edward, Percy, Mason and Reynard are running for their lives and trying to stay one step ahead of the King.

Can't wait for the next book of this series.
**4.5 Stats**

While I’d love to eventually see how this ends, I’m also pretty damn content. ❤️❤️❤️

I would however love a Reynard and Mason book or bookS for sure. I adore them. *sighs*
Meg Elisabeth
Mar 01, 2016 rated it liked it
This book was better than the first, on par with the second.

Here's my issue with this (so-far) trilogy: if you cut out the massive amounts of extraneous, unnecessary, redundant material... you wouldn't have a full-length novel out of these three books together. It seems to me that the author wanted a series for whatever reason - money, time to plot, etc. - and so broke up the story and shoved regurgitated, unneeded material in as filler. I mean, when I'm skipping sex scenes because they're so co
Oct 11, 2020 rated it really liked it
3.5 rounded up. Unfortunately this series was abandoned by the author. :(
Mar 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: march-2017-dr
And wow does this story keep getting more and more intense! Even MORE answers in this one! The suspense runs super high and can I just say I adore watching Percy grow. Not belly wise LOL I mean as a person. I love the few moments he stands up for himself or for someone. It makes me so proud.

Reynard is amazing and we got a little secret about him too. And Mason? Oh my word! I adore him to pieces. What an amazing person. To go through all he has gone through and manage to maintain a smile? That’s
May 11, 2018 rated it really liked it

A very exciting addition to the series that sees some much needed character growth for Percy and Edward as well as even more character development for Reynard and Mason. It was definitely nice to see Edward actually think about the breeding and slavery practices on a more global scale rather than just feeling lucky to have gotten Percy. I thought that since the blurb said this book was the "riotous climax" that it would be the final entry in the series, but apparently there will be another no
I am finally getting into this series.
Percy is looking and acting more and more human.
Abe and Mason... I would (almost) kill for their own story!
The plot is finally making sense, tho still I have many questions.
There is a female character I like.
I now know why there are so many typos and errors, so that's no longer an issue.
And finally - The Cliffhanger!!!!

But that's where the series hits the wall :(

At this point I am not above begging.

Ple-a-se! Moar!
Feb 02, 2016 rated it it was ok
Clearly I didn't read the reviews, I tend to only read reviews from the first book in any series and I see that's going to have to change.

The blurb in this book says it's the final book in this series. It is not... To which I am disappointed since I thought I was going to be putting this series to rest. I'm not sure if I can take any more of Edward, and I sure as hell can't take any more Percy. I was more interested in Mason and his hot man, Reynard... Hell, I'd take more of his sister-in-law A
Feb 11, 2016 rated it really liked it
I love how the generic reengineering totally made all of the physicality in this plausible. Covered the bases for making the impossible possibly simply, acceptably, and uncomplicated. Again with the sweetness here. It just oozes right out of the book without being trite and overdone. And finally, a big reveal worthy of being a big reveal. I hate it when the big secret is unveiled leaving you mumbling "that's it?". Big enough to be sufficiently scandalous without going overboard. So, in a word, Y ...more
Aug 09, 2017 rated it liked it
Everything hots up for this third book

Well there's some right royal revelations come out in this one as Edward ends up being forced to flee with Percy after his father goes insane.

There's also a ridiculous amount of hot breeding going on and more of the kingdom's background and history is given as the reader finds out why Percy is so important.

Mason also makes a stand and Capt Reynard is reunited with his lover after the truth comes out. This provides for a couple of interesting scenes.
Adrienne -kocham czytać-
This one gets dark and intense, and I love how the punches were not pulled at all. So much was revealed and deepened, and all I have to say is f*ck yes!

Honestly, this installment made me so happy with how things got twisted and evil.

And, seriously... Abe and (view spoiler)

Looking forward to the finale :)
Arch Bala
My best discovery this year!!!
Harper Miller
Mar 12, 2016 rated it really liked it
3.5 rounded up to 4 stars. This was definitely a satisfactory conclusion... for now. Curious to see how things turn out for the King.
Leelah🍁♋️ Orion
And I’m so sad that’s we don’t get to finish this. We have building up to this moment the big battle and and there is no next book. Sigh. This book was everything. The fight to survive. I loved every min.
Jun 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
😍 this series

Percy was designed with a purpose. He was special, designed with a unique purpose. Yes, he was still a breeder, a slave but he was also so much more. He thought, hoped, after the death of his master that he had been forgotten, left alone to live in peace. Turns out he was far from forgotten.
Percy is such a sweetie. I think he was why I initially couldn't put the books down. He is so innocent and yet something about him also screamed at me that he held a hidden strength that needed

I jumped in the middle of this series on a rec. Shouldn’t have. Percy and Edward were mildly engaging (view spoiler). Give me more of Mason and Reynard! Stat! They weren’t featured nearly enough here, so the rest of this was mostly vaguely interesting with a side of meh. And the edit errors are so glaring. I’ve never seen the pronoun I’s used before
Jul 25, 2017 rated it really liked it
Best of the three books so far!


Might have even bumped it up to 5 stars had the editing been better. In all of the books there is an abundance of misused and/or misspelled words or words that were meant to be removed after changes were made. It made my reading experience choppy to say the least.
Naomi-Lynn Marguerite
May 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
I greatly enjoy this series. It has all the earmarks of a good dystopian tale while keeping the characters and romance alive and at the forefront. You never feel like you have to choose between the elements as the are quite deftly woven together.

Now if only the last instalment were available in Canada...
Chancey Knowles
This story was a nice continuation of the Blood Prince and his consort. No major complaints other than an unfinished story and no 4th book. I'm guessing since it's been 3 years, there is not going to be one. I was hooked and stayed hooked. I did find the birthing scene a tad graphic, but that is just personal taste. ...more
Jul 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-stars-baby
5 stars just for Mason and Raynard. I love them!! They're so awesome, they need their own book!
I enjoyed this. The truth is I skipped the mcouple' s sex scenes xP I wanted Mace not them lol but yeah.
sarah barrie
Jun 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Great story

Love the story. Where is book 4? I got to the of 3 and can’t wait for the confrontation and hopefully HEA but no 4?
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