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*2016 EPIC Awards Finalist for Best Fantasy/Paranormal Romance*
Dark shifters... Sexy fae... Discover the steamy paranormal romance series by USA Today bestselling author Rebecca Rivard.
Fresh and original PNR "The best thing about Seducing the Sun Fae is the originality of this supernatural world....Dion is a strong but caring alpha... I really ended up loving (Cleia's) character... Overall, this debut novel was amazing, definitely a 5-star read."~Nerd Girl Book Blog
Bewitching! "Great paranormal romance filled with sorcery and magic and erotic scenes that kept me reading!"~Denise Bolds, Amazon Vine Voice This fantasy romance is a scorcher!!! "A magical place to visit, whether you prefer the light and sparkle of the fae or the bold, rock solid existence of the Fada, this is great fantasy, spiced to perfection."~Tome Tender BookBlog
From the Author
Welcome to my world!
THE FADA. Shapeshifters created during Dionysus's infamous bacchanals from a mix of fae, human and animal genes.
They're ruthless, untamed--and irresistible to the one person fated to be their mate.
THE FADA SHAPESHIFTER SERIES
Stealing Ula, #0.5 (Nisio and Ula's story, a prequel to the Rock Run Fada novels)
The Rock Run River Fada
Seducing the Sun Fae, #1 (Dion and Cleia's story)
Claiming Valeria, #2 (Rui and Valeria's story)
Tempting the Dryad, #3 (Tiago and Alesia's story)
The Baltimore Earth Fada
Saving Jace, #4 (Jace and Evie's story)--Coming Sept. 2017!
And watch for Marjani and Adric's stories!
Lir's Lady, #3.5 (Isleen and Lir's story) a sexy five-chapter novelette featuring an Irish sun fae lady and her shapeshifter lover
I knew from the description that I was going to love this novel, and I wasn’t wrong. I love reading stories about faes so I was immediately attracted to the fantasy of the story. What I wasn’t expecting was how hot this story was! I actually had to walk away a couple times to catch my breath before I could return. Normally, I don’t like dialogue during my erotic scenes. More often then not, it sounds cheesy and silly. Rivard has a talent with writing such dialogue without taking away from the heat of the scene. In all honestly, it made them even hotter.
It wasn’t all about the sex, however. The author created a fantastical world filled interesting creatures. I can’t wait to read more stories to learn more about her mystical races. Not only that, but she did a great job of adding meat to the story, creating a cornucopia of characters whose stories intertwine. I found myself wondering about certain characters and hoping she continues their stories in the next novel.
The only true issue I had with this novel was how stubborn Dion was. I guess if I look from his point of view, I would understand. I wonder if the author gritted her teeth while she wrote him being so bullheaded. I know I would have.
This story could have gone wrong so very easily. I have read it countless times before. Rivard knew what she was doing and expertly wove a story of love, sacrifice, and fantasy. I will definitely be continuing the series.
Title: Seducing the Sun Fae Series: The Fada Shapeshifters Note: Book 1 and is a HEA with no cliffhanger Author: Rebecca Rivard
This is my review of Seducing the Sun Fae, book 1 in The Fada Shapeshifters world. I got this first book in the series free through an Amazon purchase. This is the start of a great series but it does have its own ending. Be warned though you will not want to stop with just this one book and if you have not read the others you will want to read them right after this.
Meet the Fada, magical shapeshifters who can turn into magical creatures. They are looked down upon by most races because they are considered "mixed bloods". There are also the Sun Fae, magical men and women who seem to be the best of the best. This book follows Dion, who is alpha of the river fada, and Cleia, Queen of the Sun Fae. Dion thinks that Cleia is taking river fada as lovers in order to drain them, and their clan, of life energy. The men come back as shells of their former selves and the land the clan is on is producing less food and fish. It has gotten so bad that in order to survive the males of the clan have had to take up jobs as mercenaries just to keep their base running. Dion allows himself to "accidentally meet" the Fae Queen and she is instantly attracted to him and takes him as her lover for the night. Instead she wakes up blindfolded and in the lair of Dion who says he will return her to her people as soon as she returns the energy of the clan that she has been stealing. Dion and Cleia are very interested in each other and it only gets stronger the longer they are together. Cleia is stuck out of the Sun and is losing energy everyday and wasting away. Will she be able to get away? Will she be able to help Dion and the river fada with their problems because she does not even know how she could be stealing energy and denies it. We also meet Tiago, Dion's younger brother who was a lover of Cleia until she found out he was so young (wait until book 3). There is also Rui who came back a shell of the man he used to be and broke off his mating with Valeria so there is a lot of negativity towards Cleia in the clan (wait until book 2). Will they be able to stop the issues in time or will the Sun Fae risk falling because of the actions of Dion?
I loved this book and was sad when it was done. The great part is that it continues! You meet a good amount of people in this book and the author is so great at bringing the characters alive that you find yourself picturing them.
Rebecca Rivard has created a world where you can escape and just enjoy a fantastic read. She has created a world that leaves you breathless. Disregarding the sex, which is Hot!!, she has created a story that keeps you so engrossed that you lose track of time and everything else except the story. It is suspenseful, funny at times, very serious, and also lighthearted. No matter what genre you prefer, I'll bet you will fall in love with this series. Don't miss it. I have to run and get book two. Rebecca, one of the best fantasy books I have read.
A great fae romance and beginning to a series. Fada and fae may live near each other, but they have nothing to do with each other if possible. At least that is what Dion, alpha of the Fada wished. Now his clan is slowly dying and it is the fault of the sun fae queen. But her has plans to make her stop and save his people. What he didn't expect is the feelings and the need he would have for her once he caught her. She doesn't know why the fada are dying but can she make him believe her? A fairytale in the making.
Right from the first page of this book I was hook. I had trouble putting it down I got rapped up in what was going on the all the characters . I found the author style of writing was real smooth and the plot was great. Definitely going to read the rest of this series.
Seducing the Sun Fae definitely raised the heat in my house around 10 degrees! Rebecca Rivard creates a pairing that you won't soon forget (I know I haven't) between the Sun Fae Queen, Cleia, and the River Fada Alpha Male, Dion. Their relationship is fraught with wanting and passion, and made deeper by the revelations they have about each other and their clans along the way. This story captivated me every step of the way: from the crystalline, airy world of the Sun Fae to the cool caverns of the river fada. I fell in love with the characters and enjoyed seeing their hidden layers revealed in the story. The author does a fantastic job of creating an exciting mythological fairy world which I can't wait to explore further in the next books! I highly recommend Seducing the Sun Fae. This is one book I would gladly read over and over...although my air conditioning bill may rise along with my heart rate! But it's worth it to escape into this incredible world of Rebecca Rivard's creation.