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Moon Borne

(Halcyon Romance #1)

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4.28  ·  Rating details ·  104 ratings  ·  47 reviews
He'll risk everything to possess her, before the beast inside him does.

Amazon warrior Kyme vows revenge on the enigmatic pyrate captain who captured her. But there's darkness lurking inside him that compels her curiosity. And her passion. He's a man so dangerous, she just might dare to trust him.

For half god Arsenius, his mission to deliver the Amazon was simple. But
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Published (first published October 13th 2015)
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Cherri-Anne
Sep 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I will always find you.

This night, this moment, was perfection. HOLY MOUNT OLYMPUS!! What a beautiful, fantastic, romantic, magical & AWESOME story!! This is definitely a story worthy of the gods!! I LOVE my mythology books & Persephone & Hades' story has always captured my heart, regardless who is telling the story or which version it is. Even though this book is not their story nor directly related to it, this one shares the same romantic, intriguing & mystical ambiance &
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Lindsay
Sep 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
*ARC in exchange for an honest review *

*POSSIBLE SPOILERS*
First I want to say, I absolutely love any kind of mythology I can get my hands on, and I prefer it in the romance way, so it was a no brainer, I had to get my hands on this book.
I fell in love with Kyme first thing. She's so strong and sassy that I couldn't help myself. Here's this Amazon, battling with herself and her new captor, Arsenius, and no matter whether she's actually afraid or not, she is still the bravest person in the book
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Gina Roberts
Sep 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was fortunate enough to receive an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.

It was absolutely captivating!

Rachael Slate proved herself as capable of crafting a tale using Greek mythology as she is using that of the Far East.

Strife among the gods...love itself on the line....what's an Amazon warrior and half--god to do?

Why, whatever they have to, of course.

The action begins with the first page and keeps you riveted through every page after.

The characters are engaging and, at times,
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Janice
Oct 04, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A Review of Moon Borne by Rachael Slate

Mythology series - 4 stars

Rachael is giving us a new series to dig out teeth into. Kyme is an Amazon warrior, who has never known a man's touch in her 140 years of life. She has sworn her life to her goddess, Artemis. Arsenius is on a missionto capture Kyme, a fierce Amazon warrior. In exchange for her delivery to his buyer, he will be given information about his sister, who was kidnapped from their home, while he was sold into slavery himself.

They will go
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Nikki Brooks
Rachael leaves her Chinese Zodiac Romance series to lay the groundwork on a new series. Set in the world of Myths and monsters but within the narrative of more recent history.

Amazon virgin warrior with a very useful gift granted from her goddess. A demi god trying desperately to save his sister from the slavery he found himself in. So desperate he becomes the very thing he escaped from, a slaver!!! Capturing this Amazon is his ticket to the inner circle of slavers but he didn't expect her to be
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Kay Smillie
Oct 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Everyone
Recommended to Kay by: I enjoy the author's work
I was given a copy of this in return for an honest review - I don't do any other kind!

Kyme, an Amazon warrior, is captured by Arsenius, a slaver. In return for Kyme's delivery to his unknown client, Arsenius will be told the location of his missing sister. Kyme gives up easily in order to save her Amazon sisters.

Kyme doesn't fit the role of slave nicely, as Arsenius finds out. You can feel the electricity between the main characters...such a build-up of eroticism. Both characters are strong and
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Roxie's Reviews
Oct 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"His Amazon sex slave"
This is an exciting and unique book!. The story line is fantastic and the characters are amazing.
You have a fierce and spunky Amazon virgin woman Kyme. Sexy dominate Slaver Arsenius who is the son of the war god Ares and a human woman.Which makes it near impossible to kill him.
Arsenius sister is missing and the only way he can get a clue to where he can find her is if he captures Kyme. Arsenius sneaks into the Amazon camp and captures Kyme only he is drawn to this sexy
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Sharon Hatt
Oct 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Greek mythology has never been so interesting! Incredibly well written and entertaining, not to mention hard to put down. The characters really come to life as you share their triumphs and failures hoping their ending will be happy. Kyme is an Amazon warrior devoted to Artemis, her Queen, and people, she believes her race incapable of love for a male until, despite her best efforts, Arsenius gets under her skin. But the question is can a man incapable of being loved teach a woman incapable of ...more
Stacy Aube
Sep 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This story holds a special place in me. I love stories that are based on the gods and goddess of Greek mythology. In this story Kyme is an amazon warrior and Arsenius is the son of Aries. Arsenius is hired to capture Kyme, at first sight he realizes that she is his mate. He keeps his feelings hid the best he can but their attraction to each other proves to much. As they enbark on their journey they many things happen to try to draw them apart. Will love prevail or are the to be lonely forever. ...more
Roxanne Johnson-bisland
I received this as an arc in exchange for my honest review
wow from Chinese Zodiac to Gods.
what better way to spend my time then reading this amazing book.
An Amazon enslaved by a son of 2 God's who is a slaver/pyrate by trade.
hot hot hot!
what can I say without giving to much away????
this book has Gods, Demi God's, Amazone's, Mermaids, Centaurs, Minotaurs, and so much more.
something about this book made me feel like I had read it before with how involved I felt. That love connection like no other.
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Bonnie Mancuso
Sep 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I just love stories based on Greek mythology. If you do too, this is one to read.
Kyme is an Amazon warrior and Arsenius is the son of Aries. His sister has been captured and he will do anything to save her. He must capture Kyme. Arsenius realizes that Kyme is his mate. While Kyme vows to kill Arsenius, she discovers that she has feelings for him. Could he be her mate? There are many twists & turns as Arsenius trys to bring Kyme to those who have his sister. Will they fall in love along the
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Cassandra
Sep 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I received an ARC of this book for an honest review.

Rachael Slate has done it once again! With a move from Chinese mythology to Greek mythology she has created yet another amazing story.

This story starts off with action and doesn't disappoint. It will have you hooked from the very first word.

Moon Borne has it all. An amazing story line, lovable characters, and even awesome secondary characters you can fall in love with.

You really should get your hands on this book. You won't regret it!
Missreading12
Oct 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another great book by this author. You are submersed into the world that has been created. The characters jump out and you can feel their internal struggles as they face each difficult situation. I'm interested to read the next book to see how the underlying problem is resolved. A book to read again.
Alyssa White
Sep 28, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Rachael never ceases amaze me. Every book of her creation I always fall in love in, feel my heart break in, and follow in suspense. Moon Borne is just as exciting as I hoped. I live the idea of the two different world crashing together and how the mythology is intertwined. I cannot wait for the next one!
Cally
Sep 18, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
WAs lucky enough to reciebve this book as a arc.

If you love Greek Mythology and erotica this is the book for you.

This book is full of action that will keep you reading. ON top of all of this this books will keeps you on the edge of your seat due to the twists and turns, mythical creatues and the discovery of love.

Highly recommended
Jessica
Oct 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Moon Borne was an amazing read. It had everything for a romance. Kidnapping (what's romance without being kidnapped), Gods, a Love story within a love story. Enjoyed the adventure that was taken all the way to the end. A must read that will definitely be reread again and again.
Karie
Sep 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was received as an advanced reader copy, in exchange only for an honest review. Ms. Slate has moved from Chinese mythological romance to Greek Mythology. She can write whichever period/mythology she would like, as this Halcyon series was as every bit as captivating as her first.
The very beginning starts out with action of Arsenius capturing Kyme an Amazon warrior. It isn't hard to see she wants nothing more than to kill him to protect her warrior sisters. Asrenius' motives aren't as
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Racy
Oct 13, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I had received this for an honest review. This is the first book I have ever read of Rachael Slate.

Kyme who worshipped the goddess of Artemis had vowed she would stay a virgin in exchange the goddess gave Kyme a very special gift. Kyme was an amazon warrior. Though her sister knows what it is like to be desired by men Kyme does not. She has had a very lonely life. Men just did not look her way. Not that it would matter because to be an amazon warrior meant that you would never know the feeling
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Nicole Smith
Sep 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What a great kick off to Rachael's new series. I'm already so in love with this series. She weaves a magical tale with suspense and romance. We have so many different mythical beings we meet in this one. At first I wasn't sure about Arsenuis, but I was quickly won over. He gives off the attitude nothing is important or meaningful to him, but has you read on you'll understand why he does that. You get ensnared right from the beginning when Arsenuis a slaver kidnaps Kyme. Kyme is a beautiful ...more
Zeinab Dh
Oct 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I got this in exchange of an honest review, it is a great book to read the characters are alive in each chapter and you feel them coming more and more alive as you read on besides I like Mythology and this one offers a fresh new start on some nice characters and you see how life has a way of working out even with myths as well its very entertaining captivating worth the time you spend on it I recommend this to everyone
Jacqueline Driggers
This is a very excellent book that is the start of a fun series. Actually, I read book 2 first, then read book 1. I don't at all recommend that. They're much more fun read in order. They're not continued, but they do build upon each other.

This book will draw you in and hold your interest. It has vivid characters and excellent writing with a unique story. If you are fond of the Greek myths, you will love this book. I know I did.

Lisa
Oct 22, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good story. The characters were strong, tough and sexy. There was great action and chemistry between the characters. The story had a good plot and a fast pace. I liked it. You gotta love a book with pirates. I would recommend this book.


****Gifted ARC copy****
L.
Charity
Oct 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A hot and steamy jump right into the Greek Myths. This book just grabs you and won't let you down until the end. This is a great story and I can't wait for book two. Great job Rachael!!!!!
Liana Smith Bautista | Will Read for Feels
* I received this book for free from the author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review, which was originally posted on book blog Will Read for Feels.

When Rachael Slate announced that she would be launching the first book in her Halcyon series, Moon Borne, not a year after she launched her debut novel and the first book in her Chinese Zodiac romance series, Trancing the Tiger, I will admit I wondered if it would be just as good. I
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Sonja Ratliff
Oct 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I received this book from the author in return for an honest review. This book is a fast paced, adventure/love story with two wonderful characters who bring you into their world, a land and time of myths. In this land of myth, legends, gods and goddess the living can be hard. Especially for Kyme and Amazon warrior in service to Artimis and sworn to keep herself from all men and Arsenius raised as a gentleman, captured and sold into slavery. Now free, he is on a quest to find his young sister ...more
Ana
Mar 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Fans of Greek Mythology and Erotica will love this scintillating, action-packed romance. The plot is riveting and the characters...oh my, they are quite fabulous!

Kyme is a very special Amazon, she has been blessed by the goddess Artemis with special gifts because of her strength as a warrior, but most important because of her chastity. So what must she do when faced with the feelings of passion she has never felt before? She must keep her virtue, or face the wrath of Artemis. What to do, an
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April Symes
Nov 04, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a wonderful blend of Romance, with some heavy dashes of erotica and then the story has the Greek Mythology theme going on.
Kyme is caught between a rock and a hard place. , She an Amazon warrior, has been has been captured by Arsenius. She doesnt know who is is or what he wants. Arsenius is the son of Aries has been hired to take Kyme and only reason he does this is because something he loved is being held and he needs to find out who is holding something he loves so he can get to her(his
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Robin
Feb 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The depth of emotions within this romance resonate deeply within one's heart. Two powerful people in their own right fall in love despite thinking that they are unable to do so. Arsenius is a son of Ares and Elektra. Kyme is an Amazon warrior blessed by Artemis. This story is the beginning of the Halcyon series where the Greek gods and goddesses reign supreme and still interfere with humanity. Persephone loves Hades and wants to spend all of her time with him as opposed to the arrangement ...more
Sara
Nov 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
*This book was provided by the publisher/author for an honest review.


Moon Borne by Rachel Slate has to be my favorite new book, I had to read it twice to get the full the first time I read it I sped through Kyme and Arsenius' story and through my second read through I just had to savor it. If you're a fan of Greek mythology or a fan of Percy Jackson looking for a more adult and erotic Greek mythology based tale this is the one for you.

Looking for his sister, capturing Kyme was just a means to
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Jodi - Alpha Loving Erotic Book Beauty Blogger
Sep 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: mythology Greek books with erotic elements
Shelves: favorite, hot, arc, erotic, fantasy
I absolutely Loved Moon Borne ! I can't find many mythology books with erotic elements so for me this was sheer pleasure to read! The action kept me going, as did the plot, the storyline was excellent, and well written! Arsenius must kidnap a fierce warrior Kyme to get locations on the sisters he's been searching for so long, and makes Kyme his slave. She has other ideas an wants to kill him as soon as she can, but the more they're together the deeper things become building up into something ...more
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When not writing, Rachael can be found in nature, soaking up inspiration, or baking far too many sweet treats in the kitchen. She's obsessed
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