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A Heart of Blood and Ashes

(A Gathering of Dragons #1)

4.50  ·  Rating details ·  12 ratings  ·  15 reviews
A generation past, the western realms were embroiled in endless war. Then the Destroyer came. From the blood and ashes he left behind, a tenuous alliance rose between the barbarian riders of Parsathe and the walled kingdoms of the south. That alliance is all that stands against the return of an ancient evil—until the barbarian king and queen are slain in an act of bloody ...more
Kindle Edition, 304 pages
Expected publication: February 4th 2020 by Berkley
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Corina
Nov 26, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: fantasy, strong-woman
3.5 stars

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ARC generously provided in exchange for an honest review.
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Betül
Nov 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars - review will be posted closer to release date.
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I. Can’t. Wait!!!
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Epic Fantasy Romance at its finest. This book will be on all kinds of best of lists in 2020.

Review to come closer to release date.
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NUMBER OF HEARTS: 5
Maddek is out for vengeance and nothing will stand in his way. That is until he meets an unlikely ally. One that will test everything the Maddek knows and feels. Nothing will ever be the same for Maddek.

Yvenne has been looked away for all her life. But now she is free and she is determined to take what is rightfully hers. In order to do
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Kazza
Jul 01, 2019 marked it as to-read
Damn. That is one fine cover
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A solid “maybe?”
Sunny
Dec 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars. EPIC! Review to come.
evilqueen21
Nov 26, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
*review to come!
Rosemary
Nov 18, 2019 rated it really liked it
Really enjoyable. Welcome back Meljean. Looking forward to next book in series.
Nita
Nov 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Combine my two favorite genres - romance and fantasy - add:
A barbarian king to be, who is stubborn, but a great leader
A princess with strength of mind and spirit, but don't dismiss strength of body
Side characters I would love to sit around a fire with and listen to their stories
The promise of a big bad I hope we get to meet
Amazing, amazing dialogue!

I'm all in for this series.

ARC provided through Netgalley.
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Jessica B.
Dec 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
*early work perk read*

THIS BOOK. Remember when Game of Thrones (show version) wasn't a massive let down? So take that feeling, add a lot more consensual/non-incest sex, badass barbarian warriors, and dragons/demons/creatures and you've got this book.

The heroine's emotions did tend to bounce around between extremes, but given the circumstances and her history, it was definitely forgivable. Besides that one minor quibble I thoroughly enjoyed this one.
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Milla Vane is an alternate name for author Meljean Brook.

Meljean was raised in the middle of the woods, and hid under her blankets at night with fairy tales, comic books, and romances. She left the forest and went on a misguided tour through the world of accounting before focusing on her first loves, reading and writing-and she realized that monsters, superheroes, and happily-ever-afters are
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