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Royal Mages #1

First Sight

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Young, French, and working in the USA, Danielle Laurant has it all—including the love of heartthrob Marick Young.
However, there’s something sinister brewing underneath their love.
Secrets can make or break any relationship—but especially when it’s one that goes against the grain of otherworldly laws.

Marick is the prince of warlocks and his father refuses to allow his son to love a human girl and Marick refuses to let her go.
Marick introduces Danielle to a world she didn’t know existed. But she needs to end their relationship or force him to lose his crown. And if it isn’t done soon, it won’t matter anyway. She’ll be put to death.

In this exciting, fast paced, introduction to the Royal Mages series by USA Today Bestselling Author Kristin Ping, prepare for a forbidden romance like no other.

158 pages, Kindle Edition

Published August 8, 2019

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Kristin Ping

10 books528 followers
Kristin resides in South Africa with her husband, two beautiful girls and two bulldogs that tries to eat her house.
She has been writing for the past eight years and her first debut novel, Hinder: A Bender's novel will be published 2018 by Fire Quill Publishing.

When she isn't writing, she is spending her time with her family, or trying to teach her two bulldogs to not eat her house. You can find more about Kristin at www.authorkristinping.com

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16.4k reviews160 followers
March 27, 2020
Oh My Goodness. I have loved reading these amazing books. You feel so invested in the characters and story when you read them.These books were gripping, well written and the chemistry between the characters was just awesome!!

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
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Author 29 books524 followers
April 14, 2020
This book was full of surprises. First off, it was a bit steamier than I expected it to be. This is not a bad thing, it just took me by surprise, lol. Maybe I need to spend more time reading the blurb, but when it comes to authors I love, I tend to just read whatever comes next. And, this is certainly a great start to a series. The story kept me guessing for a while what kind of world the heroine would be thrust into, and then, wham, everything happens all at once. It is one surprise revelation after the next. Absolutely loved it. (Except the part where it ended and I had to quickly buy the next book, lol)
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70 reviews2 followers
May 15, 2020
*** I’m volunteering to review this arc ***

This book is fast paced and has some good characters. Danielle is a human who falls in love with Marick who is a witch. There love is forbidden and they must hide from being caught by Marick’s father. When they do they must figure out what’s going on in the kingdom. Will Danielle and Marick’s love be strong enough to fight the rules? Will they get caught? Will they find out what’s going on in the kingdom in time?
I look forward for the next book to be released. I like to find out happens with Marick and Danielle.

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January 23, 2021
To find your true love, and then find out he's on the run from his family, what's a girl to do.

Danielle finds something in Merick, that she's never had before, true love. So when he tells her that in order to stay together, they must go on the run from his father, she agrees. She would do anything to protect their relationship. When she does finally meet his family, she tries to find a place for herself at his side. The characters are fun, the story compelling, and it's a fun read for escaping.
2,331 reviews2 followers
April 29, 2020
This is the story of Danielle and Marick. She moves to NYC when she gets the job at a hotel there. Marick is the prince of warlocks and is sent to NYC to live among the humans he wants to rule. When these two meet and fall in love their lives will change and their love will be tested. I enjoyed this exciting story. I received an arc of this book and am voluntarily leaving a review.
2,415 reviews
May 8, 2020
I really enjoyed this love story. The storyline is well written and keeps your interest from start to finish. Danielle and Marick are well developed characters and I enjoyed their story. I would recommend reading.

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1,961 reviews12 followers
May 5, 2020
Amazing!!🥰 I loved this book the characters are well written and have great chemisrty! You need to check it out!! Loved it!!
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134 reviews1 follower
January 4, 2020
I really enjoyed this love story. Two young people fall in love and then are tested. He has a secret and is on the run. Will their love be strong to stand up to what awaits them? The characters are very well developed and interesting. The storyline is intriguing and kept me reading. The sex was very sensual and hot. I want to read more.

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2,249 reviews5 followers
August 27, 2019
Danielle Laurant applied for a position at a hotel in the US, when she gets the job she packs up, leaves France, and moves to NYC. Marick Young is the Prince of warlocks, and was sent to live in New York and the human populations he wants to rule with no access to his power. They fall deeply in love, but when his father wants him to return to his home, Marick convinces Danielle to go on the run with him.

In a world she didn't know existed, Danielle will quickly realize that Marick's people, for the most part, are cruel, deadly, and they don't want her, a human, in their world. Fascinating characters in a brand new, and exciting world. Fantastic book, I couldn't put it down. I loved this book and look forward to reading more books in this world.

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1,346 reviews3 followers
August 26, 2019
Danielle (Danny) has fallen in love with a man (Marick) who has lots of secrets, but they are going to come out and she will have to figure out if she will go on the run with him or have to let him go. She might regret knowing the secrets when they come out, because they will change the way she sees the world. Danny was there for him when he needed some help the most, and although he tried to resist falling in love he couldn't help himself. I loved Danny, who she is stronger than she thinks, and more understanding of others than they sometimes deserve. I loved Marick, he was easy to love and I loved his devotion to her.
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Author 62 books14 followers
August 9, 2019
Who doesn't love a story of forbidden love with conflicted alpha males and smart, sexy females. This one has shifters and warlocks and magical castles--the heroine is worried about walking under chandeliers, knowing that only magic is holding them up--and cursed royals and .... family drama. It's easy to relate! This is the first in one of Ping's spin-off series from her epic Guardian of Monsters series and it's a winner.
1,342 reviews5 followers
August 30, 2019
Oh my, I just loved this book! It is such a sweet romantic fantasy with a well-written plot and a pair of captivating lovers who deserve their life together. Especially a crown prince like Marick who gives up his right to be king and must fight to be with his human love Danielle. Loved it, loved it, loved it!

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7,445 reviews48 followers
September 4, 2019
First Sight: A Forbidden Love Story by Kristin Ping is an amazing story that I have loved reading. This is book number one in this amazing start to a brand new series that I have fallen so in love with. I highly recommend this story to everyone who loves reading about fantaasy and paranormal romances in their stories.

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1,077 reviews7 followers
August 24, 2019
I really liked this book.I fell in love with the characters and the story was beautifully written. Ive never read anything from this author before and I was pleasantly surprised. I definitely want to read more from this author.

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4,584 reviews15 followers
September 13, 2019
Loved the book it was great the story was well written and the characters were great. Marick is the Prince of Worlocks and loves Danielle who is human which he has to give up.
Thank you for allowing me to review your book.

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11.5k reviews50 followers
December 16, 2019
Their love is forbidden. His father will never allow him to marry a human. He is a warlock prince and she knows if she does not leave he will lose his crown and she will lose her life. Will their love last? Will she leave? See if their love will continue

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4,592 reviews25 followers
August 24, 2019
This was a good interesting read and is the first book I have read from this author. The storyline was really good and held my interest all the way through. I liked the characters I will definitely be checking out the rest of the series.
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17k reviews8 followers
August 25, 2019
A short quick story to read, this is only a part of First Sight. I want to read the next part when it is out. Marick and Danielle's story kept me turning pages, a story I enjoyed reading. I received a copy of this book via Booksprout and liked it, so I also bought it.
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3,967 reviews27 followers
August 27, 2019
This is the first book in the Royal Mages series and I found it to be quite enjoyable. There are secrets, shifters, magic, and a wonderful romance. I will be looking for the next book in this series.

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