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Ashes & Embers Series Collection

(Ashes & Embers #1-4)

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Meet the sweet, sexy, and sometimes alpha Valentine men who make up this awesome rock band!

This collection includes the first four complete novels of the Ashes & Embers rock star contemporary romance series - Storm, Vandal, Lukas, and Talon. It also contains a short excerpt from Asher's upcoming book.

Storm - Evelyn finds herself trapped in a truck during a blizzard for
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Kindle Edition, 1260 pages
Published August 18th 2018

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Donna
Feb 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
Great series

What a great series this was. Books 1-4, I loved each one of them. It was nice to get to know these boys and their families. Each story was unique but the love that bounced off the pages was consistent. My favorite was Storm, but they were all good.
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Nicki - The Overflowing Bookcase
Storm - Perfect beginning - Absolutely loved this heartwarming story. Storm and Evie were perfect together. I laughed out loud and wiped away tears while these two unlikely soulmates came together. I cannot wait to read more of this series. I am hooked.

Vandal - Surprisingly good - I will admit, I did not think I could read this book after Vandal's accident. To lose a child like that was too emotional for me. However, I am glad I continued to read it as the layers of hurt, control and desperation
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B. C. Booklover
Apr 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I have read and reread these but must have been before joining GRs which has to be the only reason why I haven't reviewed them here. *See my updated review below.

I just have FLOVED every book by Carian Cole and despite the lack of reviews on this site, I have read every one she's written so far.

This authors talent for writing emotional, exciting, sexy AF characters (+ family oriented Rockstars and MC romances, big bonus for me!) is just one reason she will always be a one click author for me.

I r
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HG7
(1) Storm Carian Cole
“Evie, you gotta stop living in fear. You can’t see the stars unless you go out in the dark. You get what I’m saying?”

Ever read a line and close the book, staring at the wall cause it was just so perfect you need a minute to absorb it? There were a few of those in this one. I had 2 long flights this weekend and devoured this book. I fell in love with Carian's writing in 'No Tomorrow' a few months ago and I'm honestly still in a book hangover from that one. I've read a ton of
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brenda De Rego-Rickel
Oct 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Yassssss

Just read these. Every single book in this Series is five stars. All a bit different but equally amazing. These are so easy to immerse yourself in but so hard to put down😍! I rarely write reviews but made a point to go back and share my thoughts. Husband had to put out a missing persons report cuz I got lost in these books!
Jenn Herrick
Wow, I just.. this book is a-w-e-s-o-m-e! Serious I would recommend this series... And this would be worthy of a re-read.

Each sexy hawt guy is serious Alpha and sweet to the bone... YES I cannot WAIT for Ash's story

Okay Storm is very naughty at the beginning as all the bad boys are but still a sweetie (I myself grew up around the big muscled tatted long hair *not rockstar* guys and they are SERIOUSLY misunderstood but sweet, I'm not saying every one of them are just MOST ladies ;) ) *sorry off t
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Jennifer
Aug 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
So worthy of more than 5 stars.

I cannot say enough good things about these books. There isn't enough words. Each book,each character has his or her own story to tell, and each is a story to be loved and cherished forever.
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Anja S.
Oct 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars
I am a little upset with this series. I do like it, but it fell short.
Carian Cole's writing is good, her characters are good, the overall storyline is good. Sadly, there is the big BUT.
While all her characters are really likable, they are also not very unique, there just are too many stereotypes. The perfect grandmother to bring the family together, to give life advice and feed everybody. The loving parents, highly talented and successful, the smart, talented children, all beyond beauti
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Anne Bird
Sep 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I love these books and will always look forward to rereading them. Which one is my favourite? I really can’t say they all have great twists and turns; they all touch on real life challenges; they are all a rollercoaster ride for the emotions. They all left me wanting more, I became so engrossed in them that when I finished them I felt bereft which in my eyes makes Carian Cole a great author.
ReadWithE
Mar 12, 2020 rated it did not like it
Dnf at 66%. I don't know when I've read something I've disliked more. ...more
Bewaji
Oct 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
Not Disappointed

I borrowed this bundle from Kindle Unlimited to read Talon and brush up on the previous books. It is totally worth it. With improbable storyline for Talon and Asia it did work. There was a twist which even made it better. I can’t wait to read Asher’s book. This is good uplifting romance at it’s best.
Borrowed through Kindle Unlimited.
Kristi
I’ve read all the books prior to this release as a matter of fact I own them all but I wanted this for the Asher bit at the end. I have wanted Asher and Embers book since Storms book and this little teaser just made me want it more!! I can’t wait!!!!!
Melissa Ledet
Sep 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Fantastic Collection

Loved all four of these books in this box set. Each one will pull on your heartstrings and have you calling in love with all the characters.
Glynis Reads
Sep 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Storm, Lukas, or Talon

Three amazing stories! But I have to know about Asher. Evie, Ivy and Asia, three girls that need good men! I have to read more by this author!
Amber
Sep 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The Ashes&Embers series conveniently in one place! Loved the Asher bonus can’t wait to read his story
Sherilyn Amy
Aug 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Varian Cole gives us a glimpse of what's to come!!!

And I cannot wait. I am utterly beyond giddy to read Asher and Embers book. I know it will be a long while before it comes out. But I still cannot wait nonetheless!!!!

Varian writes about these men who seriously I wish existed. Its unreal to think about a man loving his wife and family the way these men do. I haven't seen that kind of love ever. And I wish I could. But if I can't the least I can do is read about them. And that's what Carian Cole
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Donna
Aug 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Must have

Five stars very bright stars and two very enthusiastic thumbs up!! This is a Must have collection for anyone who loves a bad boy musician with a heart! They all have challenges that kept me guessing . . . Could not put this down
Coralee Corrigan
Aug 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Loved
Regina Peppers
Aug 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I read a lot of books but this series is one of my all time favorites. The stories are wonderful, the characters are unforgettable and the writing is superb! You feel every emotion from utter desolation to total jubilation and everything in between! These books will be the ones you read over and over again!
Heather
Aug 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Incredible book and definitely deserves 5 stars! There are 4 individual books and a couple teasers at the end. The characters are unique and unforgettable, I can’t wait until the next book comes out. Never a dull moment and you won’t want to put it down.
Alexandra Mccabery
Aug 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Well worth it

This is a brilliant way to experience the magic of Carians writing in one single hit and the goodies at the end are divine . So if you like well crafted emotional and books that grab you pull you through all manner of emotions then read this and not be disapointed
Milla Mendonca
Aug 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
😍

I can’t get enough of these books. Just love them. Can wait for the others to come out. 😍😘
Milla
Jenn
Aug 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I LOVE Carian's books! I've read books 1, 2, & 3. Currently reading Talon. My review on Talon will be posted on that book's page. Excited to read the Asher bonus! ...more
Isis Stolle
Aug 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Amazing!!!

I love how all the books are together. Also the Asher teaser is just that a tease. Now I can’t wait for it to come out!!! ❤️
Donna
Aug 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Storm

Holyshit!! How the hell did I not read this book. I love a rockstar romance and this is a fantastic start to a series. I can't wait to dive into the next book.

Storm and Evie are a couple that make you completely fall in love with them and the chemistry that they have from the very first scream lol.

This book is a beautiful and touching romance. One that will stay with me and I hope I see develope through the series.

Vandal

I totally loved this broken Rockstar romance. I really didn't know how
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Michelle  Brown
Nov 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Epic Collection - A Must Read...

Since I recently came across this amazing Author, I am devouring everything she writes and so to my utter happiness I saw this whole collection of the Ashes & Embers series in one bundle. Yay me!! What a great find!

To be able to read these books one after the other was fantastic. These guys and theirs girls are a lovely bunch of people. Each story was different which kept it interesting and an enjoyable series to read.

Having read Torn and Tied before this series
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Dirty Little Secret Book Blog
Oct 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars
I am a little upset with this series. I do like it, but it fell short.
Carian Cole's writing is good, her characters are good, the overall storyline is good. Sadly, there is the big BUT.
While all her characters are really likable, they are also not very unique, there just are too many stereotypes. The perfect grandmother to bring the family together, to give life advice and feed everybody. The loving parents, highly talented and successful, the smart, talented children, all beyond beauti
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Heather Taylor
Oct 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
Great Reads

I’m going to first admit I’ve enjoyed this series. But...here’s the thing. I’m tall. Sometimes I want the heroine to look like me. I’m pretty certain the author is short, because all of the heroines in this series are short. It sort of got old.

The books in this series are dark, with tattooed dark heroes, and I use heroes lightly here. These are men who all come with baggage, just like the women. All a bit damaged by someone else or the circumstances of their life. Some have endured
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CeeJay Daisy
Jun 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
❤️🌼🔥STORM, VANDAL, LUKAS & TALON.....HOT ROCKERS!!!❤️🌼🔥
This 4-book set is so good....Ashes and Embers is a rock group by members of the Valentine family....They come from good genes....Dad was a famous musician and Mom is a famous romance author, and they are still happily married...These are all creative people....and these are HOT rockers!!!!❤️🌼🔥
And Kevin Creekman is on the cover of the boxed set and on the cover of ASHER.....that’s enough reason for me to buy them...The fact that these are go
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Dolores Vidrio
Oct 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
A group of sexy rockers what's not to love

Enjoyed these books. Sexy rockers with heart. First book was Storm, he would be my choice man. Lead singer, sexy and loyal. Second book Vandel and Katie slayed me! A lot of angst in this one. A little BDSM sex.The ending was not my favorite, she had a secret and didn't come clean after he revealed his. Third book, I loved Lukas old soul and his patience and maturity. And how he would give sound advice, tattoo artist and musician , a man who knew what he
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I have a passion for the bad boys, those covered in tattoos, sexy smirks, ripped jeans, fast cars, motorcycles and of course, the sweet girls that try to tame them and win their hearts. My debut series, Ashes & Embers, follows the lives of rock band members as they find, and sometimes lose, the loves of their lives.

My first novel in the Ashes & Embers series, Storm, was published in September of 2
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Other books in the series

Ashes & Embers (6 books)
  • Storm (Ashes & Embers, #1)
  • Vandal (Ashes & Embers, #2)
  • Lukas (Ashes & Embers, #3)
  • Talon (Ashes & Embers, #4)
  • Loving Storm (Ashes & Embers, #5)
  • Asher (Ashes & Embers, #6)

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