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Sacred Places

(Druid #1)

3.89  ·  Rating details ·  1,166 ratings  ·  151 reviews

Ancient, eternal, magikal, and in love with a woman immune to his charms. The combination can bring even the strongest druid sorcerer to his knees. Coyle O'Caha, a seven-hundred-year-old, immortal druid sorcerer, has one claim to fame - his experience mentoring fledgling witches. Three years ago, he found his soulmate, Deri Sullivan. With Deri haunting his dreams, he can

Kindle Edition, 1st Edition, 43 pages
Published (first published August 2006)
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Natalie The Biblioholic
I have to admit, I struggled with this book. It had all of the makings of a great story, but it didn't get there. Yeah, it was short, but that's not why I couldn't quite grasp the enjoyment I should have reached. It was just a bit all over the place. Deri made no sense and this ancient sorcerer named Coyle just allowed it. At one point, she slapped him twice in the face for NO REASON and he let her. Heck, he even got hot over it. But her reasoning MADE NO SENSE. The only drama and angst and bull ...more
Jan 11, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Smutacular! with sweet characters but not much else. Also it's a little expensive for how short it is. But it was ok for a smutty read. :) Happy reading!!
Apr 15, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Feb 07, 2015 rated it really liked it
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This is a sexy little quickie. Coyle is 700 year old immortal sorcerer. When he first meets Deri he is instantly drawn to her. But he believes that she is only a human and because of that she cannot be his true soulmate and Druids can only mate with other magical beings. Deri is on the run from a stalker ex. Forced into giving up her magik or face imprisonment for the rest of her life she ends up in the town of Grove Bluff looking for a place to hide.

The sparks fly when these two meet and I hav
Apr 10, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Mar 31, 2019 rated it it was ok
An interesting but really short story. The story lacked depth and all the sex parts were totally unnecessary. I am of the issue that imagination is better than the written word. Will I read another, no!
2.5 stars. Really cute, and is good for filler.
Apr 03, 2015 rated it really liked it
Coyle O'Caha is a 700 year old immortal druid sorcerer who just so happens to own a Dagger's Edge Pub, and is also the leader of the Council of Magiks. Deri Sullivan is hiding from her past and cannot use her magik as she has been forbidden to do so, and if she does, the Council will punish her.

The chemistry is there between these two, but neither of them are willing to take their relationship to the next level for a good many years, until Deri's past shows up - then all hell breaks lose, and de
Dec 10, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Sweet and sexy

A short sexy, sweet read. No real drama definitely a good read if your looking for a quick naughty read. The epilogue was super cheesy sweet the best kind in my opinion.
Mar 23, 2019 rated it really liked it
He's an immortal highlander who's wondering when his soul mate will show up. She's a disgraced witch who can't reveal herself because he'll find her. Can they come together and find true love or will their secrets get in the way.

Coyle O'Caha fears he'll never find the woman meant to be his true love. Deri Sullivan is done with men. Her ex framed her for his crime and got her expelled from her home and her family turned against her. She's always wanted to live in Grove Bluff. When she's banished
Victoria (nocturnalintimacy)
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Jara Beaubien
Sep 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Coyle O'Caha, a seven-hundred-year-old, immortal druid sorcerer, has one claim to fame - his experience mentoring fledgling witches. Three years ago, he found his soulmate, Deri Sullivan. With Deri haunting his dreams, he can no longer wait to claim her. He's tired of waiting for her to fall for his charms and see that he's the man for her. Of course, that's easier said than done since Deri is immune to both his charm and magik.
Deri Sullivan's boss is a real piece of work. Not only is Coyle a mi
Sue Davis
Mar 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This Is So Good !! OVER 18+ READING

It has been a while since I have read one of Mandy's books, so I am so glad that I found this one. To think of a 700+ year old druid finally finding his mate in a tortured young witch who walks to his bar looking for a job. She has been falsely accused of a witch crime and instead of killing her she has to walk away from everything her business, her family. Basically she has to hid from the man who caused her to be found guilty and be sent away. Banned from eve
Jan 05, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Deri is on the run after her last romance but her in a bind of sorts. The council wants her gone from her home, she seeks out a small town with a pub that seems quaint. It's there that she meets Coyle, her new boss. What neither knows is that they are both magical. When push comes to shovel, Coyle claims Deri as his mate and won't let her go. And Deri is more than fine with that. She's wanted him for years.

A quick read, that will keep you hooked from the first page. You worry for Deri and her ex
Apr 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Deri is on the run or actually looking for cover now she is banished and is not allowed to use magic anymore. This thanks to an evil and dark sorcerer who framed something on her.
She is hiding in a little town and looking for work she walks in to the pub Coyle owns. Coyle is directly highly attracted to her, but she can’t be his mate, because she is human and he is a druid. He doesn’t know she is a witch, but is allowed to use her magic.

Great read with the evil sorcerer showing up on some point.
Vinita P Hayes
Apr 07, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
PBI mistake turns out okay

Deri Sullivan is falsely accused of using magic to harm a human. Her sentence, exile from friends n family n forbidden to use her magic. She relocated to an obscure place n obtains employment in a pub. It's owned by one immortal druidic sorcerer who's a member of Council. One who's given up all hope of ever finding his other half n having children. For without finding his mate he will never be able to father children.
His grandmother knows otherwise but keeps such know
Vickie Chaisson
Aug 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Sacred Places will melt your heart!

Mandy Roth cannot write a bad book even if she tried hard. Her stories are written from the heart and with a reader in mind. Her books are so addictive to borrow a catch phrase you can't read just One. I have finished one series and started the Druid series with Sacred Places and finished it today. You will love her main characters they were meant for each other. I cannot wait for her secondary characters to get their own story lines. If you haven't read Mandy
Stephanie Bolen
Apr 10, 2019 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Yea Gods

It's smutt. No real plot line. No character development. Just a whole lot of porn worthy sex scenes or talk about having sex. The world building and villain are down right cringe inducing. And the conflict that stopped them from being together asks the reader to not only suspend disbelief but blatantly violates the rules of the world that was built. Magic users can sense when magic is used and who used it. So why did the office confession need to happen. This story was dumb as diet water
Allie (alliecatreads)
This was way too freaking short. There was so much potential with this storyline and the characters, and it just was cut short. I literally am so irritated with how this story just kind of went. There was not really any conflict and the characters did not develop because they were not given the chance to. I wanted so badly to like this story, but I am so irritated by the potential of this story that ended up being rushed and underdeveloped. It could have been so good, but unfortunately, thi
B. Koe
Apr 02, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A delightful short!

Indie author Mandy M. Roth shows promise and creativity in SACRED PLACES, a free novella which gave the opportunity to try out a new author! The story was good enough to have me seek out another title by this author who had my complete attention when Coyle broke out in an authentic Scottish brogue. While some grammar issues almost chased me away, I'm glad I stayed and finished the reading. Happy pages! 😉
Kiri Murupaenga
Immortal Magic 2.5 Star's

A super quick lunch time read.
One 700yr old, young looking highlander druid wishing for his one and only.
One wronged exiled druid witch, looking to start anew.
This was an OK read, I just felt something missing and found myself skipping pages.
Good storyline, but not the best that I've read from Ms Mandy M. Roth.
Will try the next book in the Druid series, hopeful that will keep me reading this series,
Kristen Lewendon
It’s quick, a little silly, and a whole lot of fun. I wasn’t entirely a fan of some of the graphic language. It gets a little too purple in places for my tastes. It sets the stage for what sounds like it’s going to be a really interesting story arc. I would have loved to know more about how the characters came to be in this place at this time. It kind of feels like we walked into the story in the middle with the casual way earlier events are mentioned in passing.
Pam Louis
May 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I really loved this story from the time I opened it I could not put it down. The girl in the story is a witch starting a new life. The guy is a druid immortal. Did I happen to mentioned he is well looking because he is...... any ways lol the story it fun and light and lots of steamyness going on when the two meet only he doesn't know she's a witch and she doesn't know he is druid. oh let the fun begin lol I love mandy roth books there all ways great !
Melinda Kaye
Mar 29, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Immortal Druid!

This was a good, although not very long, book. The characters were easy to like, and the ending was sweet. The only drawback was its length, because the background of the story was a bit blurry. It is still a great story, with all the info you need to really enjoy it, it was just so good I wanted more!
Coral Mitchell
Apr 13, 2019 rated it really liked it
Deri is in hiding from the PBI who refuse to believe her side if the story and the evil of Chad. Her father even sides with them. Coyle is an immortal druid and Deri's new boss. He refuses to believe his pull to her. I do wish the epilogue would have held more substance in regards to her father and that council. The narrator was great. Explicit.

I really liked the main characters in the book, especially Coyle. I would have preferred to see more of the dark sorcerer. He really set everything in motion and yet he didn't really make much of an appearance in the story. But since it's a novella the author really didn't have time to do a lot with everything.
Apr 11, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Let's stick with 3 1/2 stars. I really enjoyed the imagination and creativity. This was written well, has great characters, bantering, strength, fun, steaminess, suspense, a little bit of action, emotions and a good ending. Great for an anytime read and definitely kept me interested in seeing what would happen next. I'll be keeping an eye out for the rest of the series. Enjoy!
I had the ebook of this in my TBR pile but never got around to reading it - I received a comp copy of the audiobook and happened to have time to start listening - The audio version was a solid and entertaining listen! Had me hooked enough that when I was in a position that I was unable to listen I opened the ebook
The story is seemed a bit short for all the events that were transpiring
The two main characters do have quite the chemistry between them and it left me craving a bit more of them
I do
Dec 19, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2018, audio
Deri has been banish for 25 years by the witch’s council. She can’t use her magic during that time either.

She lands in a small town and goes to the local pub looking for a job. Coil answers the door and they’re both struck dumb seeing each other for the first time.

Cute story where neither side knows the other can do magic.
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NY Times & USA Today Bestselling Author Mandy M. Roth is a self-proclaimed Goonie, loves 80s music and movies and wishes leg warmers would come back into fashion. She also thinks the movie The Breakfast Club should be mandatory viewing for…okay, everyone. When she’s not dancing around her office to the sounds of the 80s, she’s busy writing sexy paranormal operatives. Mandy lives in Oxford, Mis ...more

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