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Phoenix

(Bellator Saga #4)

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One epic love. Two wounded souls. Three impossible words.

Ripped away from each other by circumstances beyond their control. Reunited in a place they never expected. Separated but never quite apart.

“You’re still the only woman I see. The only woman I need. I know you’re in there somewhere, sweet Caroline. We’re going to find you and we’re going to help you, until you come h
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Katy Loves Romance ❤️
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5+++ Consuming BEST OF THE SERIES YET Stars
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Wowee where do I start?? First of all cudos to Cecilia, she has me gripped to the seat throughout thi
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Elizabeth
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"My head hurts. My heart hurts. Existing hurts."
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Phoenix is the 4th book in the Bellator Saga, and the series must be read in order. With each book, the stakes are higher, the action is more intense, and the raw emotions take you on a ride that you will never forget.

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Phoenix doesn't waste anytime submerging the reader right back into the action. Caroline and her crew have arrived safely to the rebellion's home base
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Bibi
Sep 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Cecilia, Cecilia... oh Ms. London! Where forth art thou? You and I need to have words!
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Phoenix is the fourth book in The Bellator Saga, a series which needs to be read and enjoyed in the order it was written. I have slowly fallen in deep love with Jack and Caroline's story. The action from both the past and present is showcased in various ways. Dreams of the protagonists allow the reader to delve into their past, their fears and their truths experiencing the light and shade of their personas. This provides a fascinating dichotomy of their subconscious v
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Deanna❤Pink Lady❤️
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6 Stunning Stars
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I need to start by saying that Cecilia London is wicked, evil, dastardly, mean,
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Dee Montoya
FIVE STARS *****

If you've read a Cecilia London novel before, you know she kidnaps the reader into a fascinating world where you never know what to expect. Her writing style is smart, sensual and very raw. With this fourth installment of The Bellator Saga, she's out to shatter your heart in the most delicious way and I was a glutton for punishment, the more my heart hurt the more I wanted to keep reading.

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Our heroine Caroline has been through such devastation and pain, that she is left with not
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S.M. West
5 "Rise from the ashes" STARS

I feel like I say this with every book in this series…this was not an easy read.


“Life is about more than wins and losses. It’s about relationship. Love. The knowledge that it’s more important to maintain those ties with one another than to do anything to risk the precious bonds that bring us together.”

One thing I love to hate (not really hate, I say this in jest) about Cecilia London is that she doesn’t hold back any punches. She gives you raw, real and gritty.
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Natalie The Biblioholic
How I felt while reading this book???

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And yet I gave this book 5 stars. I'd give it more if I could. Because as much as I felt like I absolutely hated Caroline here, my sympathy for her was unavoidable. Because as much as her words and actions absolutely appalled and disgusted me, they were REAL. Cecilia London did a remarkable job of illustrating Caroline's PTSD and how it affected herself and others.

There were so many times I really wanted to hurt Caroline.

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Ok. I mean really hurt her. That right
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Elle aka Leftie aka Shoebelle
*ARC received from author as part of blog tour*

5 ALL-for-Jack stars!!!

I’m letting you know now, my personal take, this is the next most challenging read after Conscience. Conscience was brutal with its graphic violence, but this, this was emotionally taxing. Maybe it’s because I’m completely vested in Jack and Caroline, that’s why I feel this way, or maybe not… I’m not sure anymore. After reading Cecilia’s acknowledgment at the end, she knows what it would do to her readers, and I wasn’t sure if
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SueBee★bring me an alpha!★


Dissident (Bellator Saga, #1) by Cecilia London Conscience (Bellator Saga, #2) by Cecilia London Sojourn (Bellator Saga, #3) by Cecilia London The Bellator Saga The First Trilogy (Bellator Saga, #1-3) by Cecilia London Phoenix (Bellator Saga, #4) by Cecilia London Rhapsody (Bellator Saga, #5) by Cecilia London Triumph (Bellator Saga, #6) by Cecilia London


Book 4 of 6.

Books in The Bellator Saga should be read in order:
Book 1: Dissident
Book 2: Conscience
Book 3: Sojourn
Book 1-3: The Bellator Saga I-III
Book 4: Phoenix
Book 5: Rhapsody
Book 6: Triumph


ARC provided to me by author Cecilia London in exchange for an honest review.
Dianne
Cecilia London is back with book four of the Bellator Saga, Phoenix. The romantic in us fervently prays that the title means the renewal of the love between Jack and Caroline in spite of all that has happened since they were separated. We want their love to soar, new, alive and reborn, but they are now damaged, especially Caroline, who has endured more than humanly possible.

Caroline has been tortured, abused and demoralized, the woman that shows up at Jack’s compound is shattered, scraped raw, a
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Cecilia London
Nov 23, 2015 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
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Dissident was the innocent book, when love blossomed into beauty. Conscience was the vicious book, when we asked just how much our heroine could endure. Sojourn was the transition book, as we watched Caroline attempt to block out every bit of her life and move forward by forgetting the past.

So now we arrive at Phoenix. The beginning of the second half of the series. And still...a bit of a transition. I am the first to admit that Caroline is not always likable in this book. Sometimes she is cruel
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4 Dark thoughts, dark behaviours, dark desires Stars.

This is the fourth instalment in the Bellator Saga. I’ve been thinking for a while now how I’m going to write my review and to be honest. I have no efffing clue.

I don’t consider myself to be a very emotional person. It’s just not me. I can be eloquent if I want, I can be articulate but here I’m just going to be as real as I can. I’m a cost & effect kind of girl and this costed me nothing to read but it affected me in a profound way. Th
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TeriLyn

**Phoenix generously provided in exchange for an honest review.**

5 "I'm not giving up." Stars

Cecilia London completely dazzles me once again with the fourth installment in her highly regarded Bellator Saga. These two remarkable lead characters, Jack and Caroline, took me on another hauntingly beautiful journey through their lives. Their story is not easy. It's dark, psychological, and emotionally exhausting but absolutely worth every turn of the page. London exhibits incredible talent with her w
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Carol***BeautyandtheBeastlyBooks

***ARC received in exchange of an honest review***

Warning:: This review is spoiler free, but it might contain minor spoilers from the previous books, if you haven’t read them.

Review posted at: https://beautyandthebeastlybooks.word...


By now you MUST know how much I’ve praised The Bellator Saga and how it’s sitting at one of my favorite series. The story Cecilia London created is both fresh and edgy and you can’t help wanting more to know what will happen next.


In that sense Phoenix, the 4th book i
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Becky Cox
Dec 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Cecilia London
Phoenix

Phoenix is the fourth installment in the Bellator Saga. You must read the first three books before reading Phoenix. Dissident is the first book and is currently free.

http://www.amazon.com/Dissident-Bella...

I love Jack and Caroline like crazy. Cecilia London is forging her own way in creating a new genre.
Jack has been Caroline's strength, even when she didn't want it. London pulls me in even farther in this episode of the saga that is the remarkable story of Jack and Caroli
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Rachael
Feb 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Oh how to review Phoenix without giving the whole book away…This has been my dilemma since I read it two weeks ago. This book is really a transitional book I feel like for everyone involved in the story thus far and is a very emotional read.

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Caroline is now “safe” at the rebellion base with her thought to be dead husband Jack and her team of guys that helped her travel cross country to get there as well. However, things are far from where they were when the two last parted ways last February in
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Melissa Mendoza
Apr 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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Title:Phoenix
Author:Cecilia London
Series:Bellator Saga, Book #4
Publisher:
Reviewer:Melissa
Release Date:May 2, 2016
Genre(s):Romantic Suspense
Page Count:200
Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5
Rating: 5 stars out of 5
Blurb:

One epic love. Two wounded souls. Three impossible words.

Ripped away from each other by circumstances beyond their control. Reunited in a place they never expected. Separated but never quite apart.

“You’re still the only woman I see. The only woman I need. I know you’re in there somewhere
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Elizabeth Clinton
Dec 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
How do you even begin to write a review for a book that leaves you speechless with every turn of the page. That is what Phoenix was for me.
This is book four in The Bellator Series and the intensity of this book will have you sitting on the edge of your seat. How do you try and explain the pain that Jack & Caroline have suffered without feeling it yourself.
Phoenix picks up right where Sojourn ends and we see that the once confident woman Caroline was is so far broken is there a way for her
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Hooker Heels Book Blog
Apr 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
For private reasons, this was probably not the best book for me to read at the moment, but there was no way that I could miss another second without my favorite politically autonomous couple.
Phoenix was a very intensely emotional book and probably the most unique in the series thus far.

The struggles that Jack and Caroline steadily endure are pretty in depth and really hit home in quite a few scenes. The ambivalent emotional turmoil that they have and continue to experience was so heart wrenchin
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Christine (Shh Moms Reading)
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He pulled her chin up so they were facing each other. She needed to look at him. See him. Recognize that she was safe. “Sweetheart,” he said softly. “Snap out of it. Come on, now.”

“Leave me alone,” she mumbled. “I don’t know anything.”

Jack gazed into her eyes, hoping for a response but seeing vacant nothingness in return. Those wide, red rimmed eyes. That trembling lip. All part of a goddamn desperate attempt to hold her shit together w
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~IreneOust~

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Do I think Cecilia London can write? Absolutely.

Do I think her writing can get under your skin, into your heart and hit you right in the feels? Without any doubt whatsoever.

This brilliant author and this heart-wrenching saga quickly became one of my favorite discoveries of 2015. To say Cecilia London continues to blow me away with each book in the series would be an enormous understatement.

The main reason I LOVE this series so much is the heroine. Caroline, IMO, is one of THE best female charac
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Myla
Jan 31, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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Commander Jack McIntyre will do anything just to make sure Caroline is being well attended after arriving at the rebel base camp. And slowly but surely, Caroline is getting better. Jack couldn’t be happier. But his happiness was short lived, once Caroline fully gained consciousness; she wants nothing to do with Jack. She hates him, period! Ever understanding Jack accepted this kind of attitude from Caroline. Cold… Distant… Stubborn! Not in that particular order, but Caroline can be such pain in
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Jaime - Bookagami by Jaime


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I don’t even know how to start this review. Phoenix had me in such emotional turmoil….. the angst…. the suspense… and Jack? *Sigh*

Phoenix, being the fourth book in the series I was prepared. Or so I thought…

I try to go into each of these books with some knowledge that Ms. London is going to eviscerate me in some way shape or form, because I’m attached to these characters in a way I rarely feel. They’ve become a tangible thing at this point in my mind. I’m invested, and after everything they went
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Kay (❦ ᴗ ❦ ✿) BooksandMe


“But I know you better than anyone else here and that frightens the hell out of you. I know all your secrets, all your fears, all our desires. You’re terrified of letting anyone in, especially me.”



Phoenix started off at The Base. That’s all I have to say. Everything, you have to see for yourself. This installment is a continuation of the epic love story of Jack McIntyre and Caroline Gerard and their fight towards what’s right.

This book is a challenge to me. And I say that because I felt dre
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Shirley
Apr 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I am currently experiencing a serious love/hate relationship with this author. I have no words right now - none... o.O

So yeah, I'm the queen of procrastination, especially when it comes to writing reviews on books I love. It gets worse when I finish a book that I not only loved, but also on books that completely break me... when that same book ends in a cliff hanger that seriously wants me to throw my kindle across the room? Let's just say I need some serious recovery time. I suppose enough ti
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Margaret
Dec 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I don't even know where to begin, I am so completely
and utterly addicted to this story.

The saga continues in book #4 and let me tell you
it is just as awesome as the first three. It starts off
right where Sojourn ended and each chapter is
just as mind-blowing as the next.

Caroline is recovering or trying to recover from
all the demons of her past and Jack is still
so utterly in love with her. He also is struggling
with what happened to her when she was held captive
and when he left her in the woods. H
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Veronica
Apr 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads.

Since the dramatic and tear inducing conclusion of Sojourn, I've spent lots time imaging what would happen in Phoenix and where the story would go. I'm pleased to say the author takes the story in a direction I didn't consider. I love that.

Caroline, the woman we adore, has been changed by her time at the Fed and I found her behaviour difficult to read at times. She made me really mad. She is hurting the person she loves the
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Gill Melling
Nov 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Phoenix by Cecilia London

The fourth installment in the Bellator Saga, I have been waiting for this book since Sojourn left me hanging!
We start exactly where Sojourn ended, with Caroline reunited with Jack - happy days, I thought, all the heartache that Caroline and I had suffered in Sojourn was over. Ha! Not a chance! In this book we see a lot more from Jack's POV and suffer along with him this time, as Caroline constantly pushes him away. At times I felt like my heart was breaking, I wanted to
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Cecilia London is the pen name of a native Illinoisan currently living in San Antonio, Texas. She's filled several roles over the course of her adult life - licensed attorney, wrangler of small children, and obsessed baseball fan, among others. An extroverted introvert with a serious social media addiction, she is the author of The Bellator Saga, an epic, genre-crossing romance series. You can cat ...more

Other books in the series

Bellator Saga (6 books)
  • Dissident (Bellator Saga, #1)
  • Conscience (Bellator Saga, #2)
  • Sojourn (Bellator Saga, #3)
  • Rhapsody (Bellator Saga, #5)
  • Triumph (Bellator Saga, #6)
“The phoenix hope, can wing her way through the desert skies, and still defying fortune's spite; revive from ashes and rise. Miguel de Cervantes” 1 likes
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