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Unchained

(Eternal Guardians #8.5)

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PROMETHEUSOne of the keenest immortals to ever walk the earth. Until, that is, his weakness for humans resulted in his imprisonment.


For thousands of years, Prometheus’s only certainty was his daily torture at his enemy's hand. Now, unchained by the Eternal Guardians, he spends his days in solitude, trying to forget the past. He’s vowed no allegiance in the war between
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Kindle Edition, 1001 Dark Nights #42, 108 pages
Published June 14th 2016 by Evil Eye Concepts, Incorporated
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Alex is The Romance Fox
Unchained is book #8,5 in Elisabeth Naughton's fantastic Eternal Guardians Series that combines ancient Greek mythology and the present day..

This novella focuses on Prometheus
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This poor guy!!! Escaping and living under the radar, after being tortured for thousands of years by that wicked old god, Zeus, Prometheus is now being tortured by dreams of a beautiful woman begging him to find her.

Circe
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Another victim of Zeus...she's been held captive for a very long time and is det
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Stacie
3+ "Captive" Stars!

I liked it! Good addition to the series. Prometheus needs some happiness.

Happy reading!
Claire - The Coffeeholic Bookworm
Prometheus suffered so much in the past, had endured pain and extreme bites while being chained at Zeus' hands. Now, he stayed from afar and looked over his daughter and vowed never to get mixed up again with humans, because that's what had led him to torture in the first place. Until he heard a voice that seemed to talk to him, enchant him, entice him. The voice soon became an apparition, and then became real. A human. A witch.

Circe was still suffering under Zeus reign. He wanted her to find th
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Alaina
Eh, it was okay.

Unchained was a boring novella for me. I wanted to like it but maybe the whole eternal guardians series just isn't for me. In this, you will meet Prometheus and Circe. It was okay but not my favorite. The romance was there and I was glad that they were happy and all BUT I was mostly glad that it was over with.
Boundless Book Reviews
3.5 Stars
I was provided a copy of Unchained for a blog tour in exchange for an honest review. This is one of those times I am kicking myself asking “Self, why haven’t you finished this series yet?” Haven read book one, Marked and LOVED it, I am not sure why I haven’t read the rest of the series up to this book. I have no excuse, other than there are just too many books and not enough me.

In Unchained there is enough backstory given that it reads OK as a standalone; however, I am such a freak and
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Rebecca
Aug 28, 2017 rated it liked it
Because I’m unfamiliar with Elisabeth Naughton’s Eternal Guardian series, I feel like I missed the build-up and world setting of Unchained. Unchained is a short novella that actually occurs in two different settings, but because of the other worldly powers that Prometheus and Circe have as a Titan and sorceress, the way that the hero and heroine connect makes sense.

Even though I have very little knowledge of Naughton’s series, I’m very familiar with Greek Mythology, so Prometheus and Circe are n
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Dark Faerie Tales
Review courtesy of Dark Faerie Tales

Quick & Dirty: Greek mythological love story of two lost souls who bond over their shared experiences.

Opening Sentence: “Find me.”

The Review:

Unchained is a novella set in the Eternal Guardians series that features Prometheus and Circe. Their love story is a little more different from the typical love story. They do have a love at first sight love since they aren’t even in the same “realm” as the other Circe often appears like a ghost to Prometheus but this sto
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Lissa
Mar 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Oh my, Elisabeth Naughton once again transported me to the realm of the gods and I didn't want to leave. The manner in which she takes the classical characters of myth and creates new tales for them never ceases to amaze me. Prometheus has been released from his torture at the hands of Zeus, but now he finds himself drawn to the mysterious Keia. Unfortunately, she is a prisoner and only by helping free Keia from his old nemesis will Prometheus finally find himself a part of the world that he has ...more
Monique
May 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
Prometheus has been roaming the halls of his castle for the past 25 years. After making many costly mistakes, and angering the powerful god Zeus, Prometheus chose solitude. However, when he starts hearing voices, he wonders if he hasn’t been alone too long. The female voice keeps saying she’s waiting for him. He then glimpses a form, and female laughter; the redheaded woman his imagination had conjured is real, well almost. The woman promises to help him have his revenge against Zeus, if he help ...more
WTF Are You Reading?
Greek Mythology just got more scintillating than ever with the lasted addition to the famed 1001 Dark Nights novella series.
Finally freed from his fabled torture at the hands of Zeus. Prometheus has vowed to do all that he can to distance himself from the war between humans and the very gods they worship.

But it seems that no matter how remote his hiding place, trouble is destined to find Lord Titan Prometheus. Trouble that, try as he might, Prometheus is powerless to resist.

Elizabeth Naughton's
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Ash P Reads
Jun 10, 2016 rated it really liked it
Wow! Finally Prometheus’ story. The Titan has had me intrigued ever since I read Natasa and Titus' book "Bound". Wary but lonely he prowls his abode and is haunted by a red-haired temptress who rules his dreams. And now he can finally hold her in his arms but with the knowledge that their time together is fleeting.

Circe was not always a good witch but being imprisoned by Zeus has given her ample time to re-evaluate her life. But in order to escape she must once more turn to her dark side and co
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Heather Fortman
Jun 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Such a great book!

Once again Elizabeth Naughton transports us into the realm of Argonauts with this spine tingling addition! Prometheus and the rest of the gang help to release Keia from the clutches of Zeus. While it IS a part of a series I love, you don’t necessarily have to read them in order. However, that being said, I do highly recommend it because they’re all fantastic reads!
Nancy
Aug 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Unchained is about Prometheus and Circe. When a titan and the most powerful witch cross paths you can expect some explosive fireworks. I was captivated by this story from the first page and didn’t want their story to end. Their chemistry was electric and they are quite the match. The twists and turns and secrets threaten to tear them apart. Will they survive the secrets are revealed? I loved that Prometheus got his story. I’ve read the other books in this series and the storyline never gets old ...more
DrG53
Jul 14, 2017 rated it liked it
l grew up reading Greek's Myths. This is about Prometheus and Circe; two myths combined into one. It's a bit slow to get going. There doesn't seem to be that much romance or sex. I had such high expectations!
Laurie Hopkins
May 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: paranormal
Interesting story, now maybe they will get somewhere finding that last element. Glad Circe was able to realize that she didn't want to use anyone anymore and would rather help them. Prometheus now has incentive to involve himself in finding the element.
Jessica N.
Jul 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
Short but action packed

It's not a very long story but it is filled with action, love, torture, family, loyal and redemption. Can't wait to read next story
Dulcinea
Jul 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
Good, quick, fast-paced story.
Christin
Aug 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Not normally something I would read. I was pleasantly surprised I enjoyed this story.
Sherise
Mar 28, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
to short but it was good.
Mskychick
Apr 26, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: booklending
2-1/2 stars
Christina L Taylor
Jun 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Comments

Are the same each book I read. This book was good too. So far I have enjoyed all the books I've read.
Stacey
Nov 22, 2019 rated it it was ok
Shelves: audiobook
Take my rating with a grain of salt...I haven't read most of the series, and just needed a quick free read.
Angela
Jan 04, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: audio-ae-ku, reviewed
A short novella in the Eternal Guardians world about Prometheus. Entertaining and Short but full of adventure and heat.
Michelle Dodd
Jul 19, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: rare21
This was a good short read I was hoping the witch would get a story Prometheus is the right man for her I totally loved what they did to Zeus
Electra Baskerville
Oct 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Greek Gods

Oh how I love the Eternal Guardian series, and the novella novels! I can't wait to see what happen next! The good, the bad & evil!
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Malissa
First things first. I love the Eternal Guardians series by Elisabeth Naughton and I love that she gave us a novella through 1,001 Dark Nights. You guys have heard me say it before but these novellas are a fantastic addition to your favorite series or the perfect chance to discover a new favorite.

Prometheus has been separating himself from those who love him, hidden away in his castle over looking Argolea, watching with his god infused eyesight as his daughter and her family grow and find joy. A
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Krissys
Jul 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: featured-books, star
PROMETHEUS – One of the keenest Titans to ever walk the earth. Until, that is, his weakness for the human race resulted in his imprisonment.

For thousands of years, Prometheus’s only certainty was his daily torture at Zeus’s hand. Now, unchained by the Eternal Guardians, he spends his days in solitude, trying to forget the past. He’s vowed no allegiance in the war between mortal and immortal, but when a beautiful maiden seeks him out and begs for his help, he’s once again powerless to say no. Soo
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Kim
Jun 01, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: pnr
The Eternal Guardians series is one of my perennial favorites! Featuring the Argonauts, fierce alpha male warriors descended from the great Greek heroes, who are paired with a soul mate that is everything they want most but is the worst possible match for them for one reason or another, these books are on my auto-buy list every time.

Unchained is set in the same world, but Prometheus is not one of the Guardians. (If you are familiar with mythology you may remember his name, but if not, all the in
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Vagabonda Reads
Jun 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Prometheus is playing with fire — again.


(A little backstory: Prometheus, a Titan, angered the God Zeus by giving the gift of fire to mankind. The infuriated and vengeful Zeus had Prometheus chained to a large boulder, where, for eternity, the Titan’s liver (yes, that’s liver, not lover) was to be eaten daily by an eagle. As an immortal, Prometheus was doomed to regenerate any injury to his body, so by night he would heal, by day he would be devoured anew. Prometheus escaped this damnation when h
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Lynn Worton
Jun 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is a wonderful novella of the Eternal Guardians series. I loved it!

Prometheus is a wonderful character. When he was introduced in Bound (Book 6 of the series), I was intrigued by him. He's a Titan, and had spent thousands of years as a prisoner of Zeus, who tortured him until his rescue by the Guardians twenty-five years previously. Still haunted by his capture, he has become a recluse and fears he is going crazy when a mysterious beauty invades his dreams. Not sure what is real and what is
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Before topping multiple bestseller lists—including those of the New York Times, USA Today, and the Wall Street Journal—award winning author Elisabeth Naughton taught middle school science. A voracious reader, she soon discovered she had a knack for creating stories with a chemistry of their own. The spark turned into a flame, and Elisabeth now writes full-time.

Though primarily known for her romant
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