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Queen's Sacrifice

(Lyon Dynasty World #2)

4.17  ·  Rating details ·  88 ratings  ·  69 reviews
These things go hand in hand with my chosen profession.
My brothers and I are known internationally as lords of war -- the most ruthless arms dealers in the world.
Absolutely no one’s safe from us... as long as we are making our next million.
And I only need one person in order to make the ultimate sale.

Persephone is a lovely little raven-haired art f
Kindle Edition, 300 pages
Published June 14th 2022
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Laura Hall Cox I wondered the same thing! I just don't know how everyone missed it before it got to ARC and release. What about the fact that his brothers beat him t…moreI wondered the same thing! I just don't know how everyone missed it before it got to ARC and release. What about the fact that his brothers beat him to the castle even though it seemed like they left together?? Or that his mom was there but not the sister? There were lots of things I would like explained.(less)
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Intel Chicky Reads Romance (Kara Merideth)
Story: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Trope: Captive
Angst: 😱😱😱
Smexy: 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

Queen’s Sacrifice picks up four months after where Kings Captive left off with Persephone missing and Hades searching the globe for her not realizing how close the threat to her came from.

Honestly, I felt like this could have been trimmed up a bit and fit into one book, but I’m not a writer 🤷🏻‍♀️. I really enjoyed the overall storyline and characters. Hoping that both brothers get their own stories. Aries in particular is bound to be amusing. I
May 30, 2022 rated it it was amazing
I received a copy of this book from the publisher/author to review for Stephanie's Book Reports.

Money. Notoriety. Violence. These things go hand in hand with my chosen profession. My brothers and I are known internationally as lords of war-the most ruthless arms dealers in the world. Absolutely no one's safe from us...as long as we are making our next million. And i only need one person in order to make the ultimate sale .
Persephone is a lovely little rave-haired are forger. Model good looks. In
Kari Hansen
May 31, 2022 rated it really liked it
Hades is devastated that Persephone is gone and there is nothing he won’t do to find her and bring her back where she belongs however he is being to question if he is placing his trust in the wrong people.

The danger that Persephone finds herself in doesn’t end when she reunites with Hades as they find themselves struggling both with the depth of the love they have for each other and determining who is friend and who is foe.

The surprises keep coming and the intrigue keeps you on edge as Hades and
Patricia Rohrs (words we love by blog)
A book chock full of suspense and drama but a beautiful ending that makes the wild ride worth it!!

I have been consumed by this wild couple and that cliffhanger had me reeling! This story picks right back up and is high intensity just like it was in book one!!

Tons of surprises and shocks but a very beautiful book!
Teresa Lara
May 31, 2022 rated it it was amazing
Love penny and hades
Twisted intense emotional broken heartstopping love story
All the feels ready for more
Whos next
Marianela Aybar (Mari Loves Books Blog)
Wow! What an ending to Hades and Persephone. There is much more that meets the eyes and at one point I wanted to throttle his brothers.
May 31, 2022 rated it really liked it
The conclusion to Hades and Persephone's duet was perfect and any lingering things that needed to be answered were tenfold. The second part of the duet picked up right where book one left off and concluded perfectly ...more
✨Cushin Violeta's Bookish Realm✨(Claudia Cardoz)
𝔸𝕔𝕥𝕚𝕠𝕟-𝕡𝕒𝕔𝕜𝕖𝕕, 𝔼𝕞𝕠𝕥𝕚𝕠𝕟𝕒𝕝 & 𝕊𝕖𝕩𝕪... 𝕊𝕥𝕦𝕟𝕟𝕚𝕟𝕘 ℂ𝕠𝕟𝕔𝕝𝕦𝕤𝕚𝕠𝕟 𝕥𝕠 ℍ𝕒𝕕𝕖𝕤 & ℙ𝕖𝕣𝕤𝕖𝕡𝕙𝕠𝕟𝕖'𝕤 𝕤𝕥𝕠𝕣𝕪 💋

First off I can't say I was so excited for this book. I know it wasn't that long but yet after how much I loved Hades and Persephone in book 1 and that 😳 ending, I was literally counting the days till this one would land in my lap.

Ahhh... Beyond Ecstatic and dancing in glee when it landed on my kindle and let me tell the wait for so worth it.

I absolutely devoured this one.

I was so shocked that not only Hades ha
Aminah Ahmad
Jun 20, 2022 rated it liked it
The conclusion to Hades and Persephone's duet. This one definitely held some surprises that I wasn't expecting! Honestly, it's not often that I can't work out who's behind a certain plot line, but this one definitely threw me for a six at a couple of points in particular.

Enjoyed reading this H&P inspired story because, as mentioned in my review for book one, i liked how this was a completely different play on the myth to a lot of the ones I've read before and honestly, it read like a movie! I fe
Janine - The World Was Hers for the Reading
Queen’s Sacrifice picks up 4 months after King’s Capture ends and cannot be read as a standalone.

With Penny still missing, Hades continues his search to find her only to discover that everything is not as it seems and some enemies are closer than others. Once she is found, Hades is in for yet another surprise even more shocking than the discovery of who kidnapped her in the first place.

Even once found, however, Penny still isn’t safe and it will be up to Hades to find a way to keep her out of Co
Marni Ortiz
May 30, 2022 rated it it was amazing
Dark , Raw , Gritty , emotional rollercoaster, steamy , twists and turns , heartbreaking, suspenseful, angsty , romance , wonderfully written characters , non stop action , danger , love , secrets , unforgettable and unputdownable. . Queens Sacrifice by the very talented Vivian Wood has all of the above and more . From the moment I started reading this awesome Duet I was completely captivated not only by a storyline that had me on the edge of my seat In anticipation of what was going to happen n ...more
May 30, 2022 rated it really liked it
“I’ll always come for you, until the end of time.”

Queen’s Sacrifice is the conclusion to Persephone and Hade’s story and picks up with Hades’ search for Penny. Their story was filled with betrayal, twist and turns, and heart-stopping suspense. Secrets are revealed and danger is around every corner. Penny and Hades’ feelings for each other are as strong as ever, but they have to figure out how to live with those feelings and determine what their future will look like.

While I enjoyed this story
Ms Cat's World
May 31, 2022 rated it really liked it
Starts off four months after the ending of King's Capture where Hades captured Persephone only to have her hunted down and taken from him in turn.

Hades, eldest and natural leader
Ares, bravest but hasty and brutal plus a major a$$hole
Eros, smartest but flighty with his emotions

Secrets unfold. The power of forgiveness, acceptance and the ability to love has Hades adapting to his insecurities of a new and different future than what he was born into.

Persephone is continuously placed into dangerous
Stacey Foss
May 31, 2022 rated it it was amazing
This is the second book in the Lyon Dynasty world and we are right were we left off. Hades is looking every where for Persephone and is going crazy without her. He feels lost and out of control for months. Persephone is confused at who took her and why. Everyone around Hades is either betraying him or keeping secrets from him and things are going to come to a head. His brothers are not being truthful. What secrets are going to come out and how will he deal with them. When Persephone is found she ...more
Kira Assad
Jun 03, 2022 rated it it was amazing
This modern day Hades and Persephone duet is complete with Queen's Sacrifice! I was completely enthralled by the continued action, suspense, obsession, and extremely hot filled moments in this second book. Hades and Persephone are still in a terrible position from the end of book one. With Persephone kidnapped and no where to be found, Hades is losing his mind trying to find her. Persephone can't figure out who took her, but with everyone seeming to be against them, when she is returned to Hades ...more
Jenn Allen
Jun 06, 2022 rated it liked it
Oh my, where to start? I had high hopes for the conclusion of Hades and Persephone's story but I felt it was a bit lacking. It starts intensely, some nail biting and edge of your seat moments. There's surprises, twists and turns along the way and they have a ton of heat between them. I felt I was missing how Hades handled Penny's abduction, who was to blame and how that all played out. I was disappointed in the flow, there were time line issues that had me scratching my head about what I had pre ...more
Jun 15, 2022 rated it really liked it
This was a really good conclusion to Hades and Persephone’s story. This starts a few months after the ending of the first book. Hades is still looking for Persephone. When he finds her, what will he think of the surprise she has? This has suspense, backstabbing,, changes, lust/love, lies, truths and some shocking twists. You end up seeing the connection that these two have and what Hades is willing to do to keep Persephone safe and protected. I got so mad at the men though. I wanted to smack the ...more
May 31, 2022 rated it it was ok
Queen's Sacrifice is the second book in the duet by Vivian Wood (the first being King's Capture) and cannot be read as a standalone. This duet was the first books I've read of the author and I'm glad that I got to do so. I liked how the mmc was Scottish, it gave me Outlander vibes. I love Jaime Fraser.

The story has some Greek mythology inspiration. The main characters' names were literally Hades and Persephone. I've always loved those two among the other lovers in the Greek myth so I was really
Jun 06, 2022 rated it it was amazing
Whoa...this picks up right after Persephone Disappears. Hades has spent the last several months turning the world upside down to find her, with no luck. The brothers have a huge deal coming up, but when Hades is told by an informant that he knows where she is he puts the deal in jeopardy to find her...and when he does he realizes that the betrayals hit closer to home than he ever imagined. Now that he has her again he will never let her go, regardless of the cost to him. The danger to Persephone ...more
Cynthia Carpenter
Jun 06, 2022 rated it it was amazing
Persephone and Hades pull you back into their story and boy does this book take you on an emotional, action packed, twisted but with so many turns you won't be disappointed. Persephone kidnapped and locked away for four months but with Hades searching for her, will she be found before it's too late. Hades has been looking for her but when he finds out the truth will he be able to save her or will he be too late?? Each page will pull you in and keep you glued to your kindle wanting more. This boo ...more
Mindy Lopez
Jun 13, 2022 rated it really liked it
This is Book 2 in the Lyon Dynasty World Duet by this author. It is the stunning conclusion to the intensely dark romance between Hades and Persephone. This book picks up where King's Capture ends. There is no denying the sizzling chemistry and strong connection between these two fierce and intriguing souls. Their twisted love story ends with more drama, suspense, danger, obsession, action, passion, family dynamic, twists and turns, plus appealing secondary characters to keep the reader interest ...more
Lesley Robson
Jun 15, 2022 rated it really liked it

The conclusion to Hade’s and Penny’s journey begins months after she was taken and Hades has been searching all over the place for her but not once did it occur to him to look closer to home. All Penny wants is to escape, make her way back to Hades and tell him her news and finally she get a the chance and goes for it but it’s not the homecoming she was expecting. There is a lot of angst, twists and turns and also a few secrets unearthed..Will Hades accept everything he has been told , is their
Cindy Hughes
May 30, 2022 rated it it was amazing
Queens Sacrifice is an emotional, suspenseful, drama filled story that I loved! Hades and Persephone’s story continues in the second book in the Lion Dynasty World series. It was fast paced filled with action, danger, family drama, twist after twist so that you don’t know what will happen next! It kept me on the edge of my seat! Hades and Penny had quite the journey to reach their hea. It was a very enjoyable ride! Once again Vivian has given us a fantastic romance! I can’t wait for her next boo ...more
Jun 02, 2022 rated it it was amazing
Hades and his brothers are arms dealers. Constantine is there rival and tips off the authorities.They need forger.Hades kidnapped Persephone.
Persephone is gone and Hades will do everything do to find her and bring her back.Persephone and Hades reunites but the danger doesn't end there.
When I started reading I couldn't put it down. Vivian Wood is magnifysent and amazing writer.I cannot wait to read more of there books.Keep up the great work.You should definitely read this book.Can't wait for the
Jun 03, 2022 rated it really liked it
Penny (Persephone) is missing, and Hades is on the hunt to find her. Who kidnapped her? Was he betrayed by someone? How will he react if he finds her? I liked Penny, who survives so much and was easy to like, and I liked the tormented Hades (who hides so much of who he is). I like the suspense, the danger, the twists and Penny and Hades romance. I wonder if we will be reading on his brothers? Maybe he can get his own back on them, for their teasing/tormenting.
I am voluntarily reviewing a copy I
Jun 03, 2022 rated it really liked it
Persephone is still missing and Hades has searched everywhere. Captured. A tropical island. A gift from Hades. A meeting. Coordinates. Gunshots. A missing mother. Illness. A fight between brothers. One last job. A special bullet. A threat. An attack in broad daylight. A haunted castle. A fantastic story and I thoroughly enjoyed this. But I don't know if this book has been proofread or not but I sure hope not. There are so very, very many errors that I have to take one star away. Which is a shame ...more
SaraLou - Buried By Books
Jun 05, 2022 rated it really liked it
What a conclusion to the Lyon Dynasty Duet.

Hades and Persephone's story picks up four months later with Hades still searching for Persephone and a reveal that I didn't see coming.

Twists and turns. Betrayal and lies. Secrets and danger. Emotions and drama. Every element you can think of plays a part.

Brilliant storyline and characters and a brilliant ending to Hades and Persephone's story. I'll admit that I was again a little distracted by the Scottish dialect but that wouldn't put me off readin
May 27, 2022 rated it it was amazing
This was an emotional, suspense filled, drama with sizzle that I immensely enjoyed.
I wanted to string Ares up and let him swing in the wind!! What a maniac! Who died and left him boss??? The secrets Ares and Eros kept from Hades made me mad and showed how selfish the two were. I felt hurt and let down (disappointed) at their lack of empathy for Hades, their flesh and blood brother. It felt like a betrayal to me. I wasn't ready for this to end, and I wanted more.
May 29, 2022 rated it it was amazing
What a conclusion for this duet!
I am literally speechless.

Hades' and Persephone's story continues just as fast-paced as the first part ended. They barely catch their breath as fate and circumstance send them curveball after curveball ...

Once again, Ms. Wood has outdone herself with these characters who fit together so perfectly.
I would love to read more of them and of Hades' siblings.

May 30, 2022 rated it really liked it
I was anxious for this final in the duet. I really enjoyed the first book and I enjoyed this one. I loved both characters (Persephone and Hades) and their journey. There was enough drama and suspense to keep me interested. I had to remind myself that this is Fiction, lol. It is a book that will take your mind to another place, and that is what it's all about! I was sent a complimentary copy and I am choosing to leave my honest review. ...more
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