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This dark tale of obsession, beauty, and lust is by Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Amazon Bestseller Vivian Wood. She writes dark romance as OLIVIA RYANN.

I wake up in the wreckage, ready to fight for Rue.
Only she is gone, stolen away by my archenemy.
I start to see red. No one touches my girl and expects to live.
The deck is stacked against us. Emotions are runni
Kindle Edition, 186 pages
Published April 15th 2019
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❤️ Paulette  Alphas Review
Title: ➳ ❤- Protect
➳ Protect Series 3 #
Author: ➳ Olivia Ryann

Publication:, April 15th 2019
⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

Yay So, Protect begins where Possess ends

➳Dryas waking up after the crash finding Rue gone. Can he get to her in time?

➳NO Father Derrick has Rue once again in his clutches. Can Rue survive another round with the sick father? Specially after what he threatened her with
I would say that Most of the questions I had were answered

➳This series was amazing & I hated that it had to come to a end. As
Aug 31, 2019 marked it as to-read
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Apr 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
What a great conclusion to a epic series. Dryas and Rues story wasn’t a easy one, it was dark and gritty and I loved every second of it. This series was a rollercoaster that I couldn’t get off of and I’m sad that’s it over.

I voluntarily reviewed a advanced readers copy of this book
Teresa Lara
Apr 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely love Dryas and Rue ready for more
Laura Hall Cox
Mar 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
WOW! That is all I can say. The final installment of this series was the kind of story that you can not put down. Dryas and Rue have an unlikely love story. I found it fitting that he must save her again at the end. Rue endured a lot in these books but Dryas grew so much that it offset the bad. He truly became a hero. Now I am waiting for the final brother to get his own story told...please Olivia, give us some more Damen and Bianka!!!
Dark thrills ahead ;-)

I was curious about Rue's fate. She ended the previous novel in dire straits and the author takes her to some twisted places here. I despaired about how she was engulfed in darkness and pain, but a daring rescue from some grim heroes catapult her to a new world.

I must say that this couple forsakes sleep or rest in order to sate their basic desires big way :-D
Besides all the frolicking, hot and harsh, the characters embark on a mission to untangle the conspiracy around Rue's
Sissy's Romance Book Review
Protect by Olivia Ryann is book 4 in the Protect Series. This continues the story of Dryas story and Rue, so you really should read the previous books to fully enjoy this one.
This book stars just where Possess ended. We have Rue being taken by Father Derrick and Dryas waking up after the crash finding Rue gone. To help get Rue back Dryas reaches out to his brother Damen for help. Rue is of course worried about Dryas if he survived or not. But also she is worried about her sister Amabel and her
Carol Hepstall
Apr 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
OMG !!!

Absolutely stunning!! I was completely captivated by Dryas and Rue’s journey. Secrets, lies, danger, death, suspense, and action that filled this book with an amazing adventure. So intriguing that I couldn’t put it down until I finished the last word. Olivia Ryann / Vivian Wood outdid herself in her writing of this story. I definitely recommend it to anyone looking for an amazing read.
Dryas wakes up from a car crash to discover that Rue has been taken from him. Rue is in danger from Father Derrick again. Dryas is forced to go to his brother Damen for help with a rescue for Rue. This is like all the other books in the series so get ready for a wild, twisted ride. A great dark romance series that I highly recommend.
Ashley Olson- lovestoread08
Apr 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely hate that this series has come to an end!!!! Since the series had to end at some point Olivia Ryann did an amazing job ending it with Protect! Absolutely brilliant!!! The suspenseful action in this book will leaving you turning page after page! My heart is still racing after reading this book!! I can't wait to see what else Olivia Ryann has in store for us next!!! ...more
Oct 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The final installment.

We last left Rue in a rather precarious position.

All the twists, turns, tenderness, passion, and excitement I expected from Olivia. Dryas and Rue get their justice, their HEA, and their future. Plus a few surprise cameos. Floved it!

I received a review copy. I am voluntarily leaving an honest review.
Amy Dickinson
Apr 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
Overall: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️++

There is so much to love about this final book in Olivia Ryann’s Protect series. I think the thing I love the most about this series along with the Cherish series is the evolution of the Aetos brothers. Arsen, Damen, and Dryas are bad guys. Seriously. They kidnap the women they eventually fall in love with, and they want self-gratification through their bodies whether they have permission or not. In the real world, this would be ugly and horrible. However, in the world that Ry
Dora Harvey
Apr 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book.

Wow! This gripping, dark suspenseful Mafia romance has secrets, lies, twists and turns—some you see coming, some you don’t! It will be hard to put this down once you get started. You NEED to READ! I wasn't expecting the turn this story took; it has quite an unexpected revelation that may leave you flabbergasted but it is jaw-dropping good! Murder, mystery, suspense, betrayal, intrigue, thrills and some steamy sex scenes that are off-the-
E Loprete
Apr 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I voluntairly reviewed an advance copy of this book. All I can say is you will be holding your breath with each page you read. Once again Olivia Ryann has taken her readers on another emotional journey into this dark, riveting tale filled with passion, secrets, revenge, lies and murder. The story starts as Dryas wakes up from the car crash as he was trying to get to Rue who has been taken once again by Father Derrick. Now the only person who can help him is his brother Damen as Dryas is filled w ...more
Stephanie Ditmore
Apr 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I voluntarily reviewed an advanced reader copy of this book. I’ve been waiting for this and also not wanting it to end. Rue and Dryas has taken us on a roller coaster of emotions, heart ache, love and passion. We’ve been on this journey with them and they have been through so much, threats, danger, secrets and lies. Dryas needs help finding Rue once Father Derrick has grabbed her and taken off. Filled with worry and anger at himself by not keeping her safe, he reaches out to Damen for help to fi ...more
CeeJay Daisy
Apr 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I have REALLY enjoyed both THE CHERISH SERIES and THE PROTECT SERIES by Olivia Ryann.....Because I love them so much, I have re-read both of the series’ every time a new book released....So, I just finished re-reading both series again....and I still love them today as much as I did the first several times I read them.....❤️🌼🔥
So, PROTECT begins where POSSESS ends, and Olivia Ryann wrapped up these two only problem, now, i
Apr 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is the final book in the Protect series, and you will need to read the preceding books to appreciate this one. I enjoyed the plot, which followed along closely in time from the previous story. There is less tension and urgency in this book but it still moves quite quickly in places. Most of the questions I had were answered, and I am aware that Damen's story is yet to be told. As for the characters, I had difficulty with Dryas' behaviour, not only towards Rue but also towards his brother Ar ...more
Apr 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A great ending to this fantastic series which has gone from strength to strength with a mixture of twists and turns, intrigue and romance, a heart wrenching emotional journey that pushes Rue and Dryas to the brink and back not knowing if they will get there HEA. The Aetos brothers are a force to be reckoned with they may have had there turbulent relationship pushed to the limits but in the end they are family and family are there for each other. Rue has been through so much anguish and hurt in h ...more
Apr 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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This is not a standalone and must be read in order to fully understand the story and its characters. That being said, this is a perfect ending to this series involving Rue and Dryas. The beginning starts off with the aftermath of a car crash that has Dryas wondering if Rue has survived. After he ascertains that she has, although he doesn’t know how hurt she may be, he needs to go about rescuing her from Father Derrick. It is after all the loathsome “Father” whom he has sought vengeance from all ...more
Apr 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
What a beautiful ending to finish out a huge adrenaline rush. The last book 3, Possess, it began to look as if all hope is lost. With Rue being dragged away by Derrick and Dryas left for dead in the fatal crash. With all hopes of a future with Dryas ripped away, Rue begins to understand true loss. But things are looking even worse as the last book in the series, Protect begins.

Book 4 Protect picks right back up when Possess left off. Derrick has plans to ruin Rue for running away from him and al
Apr 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
What a roller coaster of a ride this series has been. I almost didn't want it to end! Dryas and Rue have been through so much and are finally beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel. I only they can overcome Father Derrick one last time. This book like the others that followed book one picks up where the previous book left off. In this one Rue has been taken following a car crash. Dryas finds himself in need of some help when he awakes from the crash. He calls in his brother Damen to ...more
Patricia Rohrs (words we love by blog)
Dryas the broody bastard brother! The brother with the biggest chip on his shoulder and emotions flowing through him that he just can’t control! He starts off his journey looking for revenge and taking it at any cost! What he never anticipated was falling for the woman he sought after to help him achieve his revenge! Now racing the clock to get his woman back Dryas and Rue are facing demons they didn’t know were lurking in the dark! Together though they can conquer it all! It’s keeping them toge ...more
Samantha Love HEA Romance Book Blog
This is the epic ending to this series! I could not wait to get my hands on this book. The storyline has been one of the most intriguing storyline that have read in a long time. I just loved every minute of reading this book.

I loved the way that Rue Grew in this book. She started the series as a timid young woman, and ended the series as a strong woman that stands up for herself and will never let herself be anybody’s doormat. I can see it change Dryas. He change so much in this book, it was a d
Jackie D
Apr 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I have been dying in anticipation for the conclusion to Dryas and Rue's chaotically enticing tale of lust, love, confusion, redemption, and pain.
Their messy, heartbreaking spine-tingling romance of the dark side has had me in its clutches since the very beginning - With 'Protect' -Olivia Ryann did not disappoint!
Watching the pieces come together, the only way Dryas and Rue knew how, with the helpful nudge of his brother Damien, their rock the boat journey to HEA territory is better than I could
Apr 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Brilliant ending to the Protect series.

After the ending of Possess, I wasn't sure where Protect would lead. But it took me on an intense and exciting journey, all on the edge of my seat.

Both Rue and Dryas are uncertain of whether the other is alive or not. With Rue being taken by Father Derrick, wondering whether she will make it out and Dryas in need of help to find Rue, if she is alive. Will they make it back to each other? Or will obstacles stand in their way?

I've loved both Dryas and Rue thr
Amanda McCalip
Apr 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Olivia Ryann did such an amazing job with this series. I couldn't wait to read Dryas and Rue's story and this entire story did not disappoint me one bit. This is the last installment and I truly enjoyed every second of this read. There was love, passion, hatred, angst, fear, you name it and this installment kept you on that emotional rollercoaster right up until that last word. Olivia Ryann always weaves some magic with her words and these two characters have had quite the journey together.

I do
Apr 02, 2019 rated it really liked it
This series is fabulous. This book is fast, gritty and captivating. Rue and Dryus are evolving in their own person and their relationship with each other. Their story is packed with darkness, betrayal, lies, secrets and love. Only if they are willing to look deep and take a huge risk. I could not put this book down. It is a definite must have! Not only do you see how these two have grown but also the brothers. Can they forgive and forget? Is a HEA possible fir Rue? Check out this book and see fo ...more
Daisy Ramirez
Apr 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Protect is the last book in the Protect series. Dryas and Rue’s journey is amazing. I loved it from beginning to end. This series proved that anyone can change for love.

Olivia Ryann does an amazing job in this series. This last book had some twists and turns that I was not expecting. At the end leaving us with a quick lesson and message.

Dryas the strong character that has never loved shows how that strong person can be so lovable. Rue the sweet girl that has gone through so much in her life ju
Kari Hansen
Apr 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The story of Rue and Dryas continues with Protect beginning where Possess left off. When Rue has been abducted by his arch enemy once again Dryas is devastated and must join forces with the last man that he wants to, his brother Damen.

All Rue wants is to find out the truth of her heritage and to ensure the safety of her sister Amabel. In order for that to happen secrets will be revealed that leave everyone reeling. Full of twists, suspense and action this story takes you on an adventure you won’
Maria Hunt
Apr 16, 2019 rated it really liked it
Protect was the amazing conclusion to Dryas and Rue's captivating series. There was so much action and drama throughout their story that I was constantly trying to figure out what would happen next. Just when I thought these two would get their happily ever after there was a twist I didn't forsee. I loved the connection between Dryas and Rue and how they each underwent growth in this book. Both Damen and Arsen's appearances in Protect took me a bit by surprise and now I can't wait to see what's ...more
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Olivia Ryann is the dark romance pen name of Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Amazon Top 20 Bestseller Vivian Wood. She loves poetic phrases and bits of melodic memories. She adores dominant, hard men and soft, fragile women with backbones made of steel. She wants to put them together as often as possible, in unconventional ways.

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