Monday, February 12, 2018

4 Wine Glass ARC #Review for The Snows of Windroven by Jeffe Kennedy

Title: The Snows of Windroven
Series: The Uncharted Realms #4
Author:Jeffe Kennedy
Format:Kindle, 400 pages
Published: March 12th, 2018 by Brightlynx Publishing
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | B&N
Source: my personal library, anthology Amid the Winter Snow
Reviewer: Lexi
Rating: 4 out of  5 Wine Glasses
A new power is at work in the Twelve Kingdoms, unbalancing the fragile peace. For the High Queen and her sisters, it might mean a new alliance—or the end of the love of a lifetime…As a howling blizzard batters the mountain keep of Windroven, Ami, Queen of Avonlidgh, and her unofficial consort Ash face their own storm. Their passion saved them from despair, but Ash knows a scarred, jumpy ex-convict isn’t the companion his queen needs. He’s been bracing himself for the end since their liaison began. When it finally comes, the shattering of his heart is almost a relief.With a man haunted by nightmares and silent as stone, Ami knows only that Ash’s wounds are his own to hide or reveal. She can’t command trust. But just as they are moving apart, a vicious attack confines them together, snowbound and isolated with an ancient force awakening within Windroven itself. If they truly mean to break their bond, Ami and Ash must first burn through a midwinter that will test every instinct—and bring temptation all too near…

Lexi’s Thoughts:
The Snows of Windroven is part of the Amid the Winter Snow anthology and was by far my favorite addition to that collection. 
As an ardent fan of the Twelve Kingdoms world, it was about time we got to see what Ami and Ash are up to. 

Ami has been the most surprising character in the Twelve Kingdoms. She is the pampered princess, the one that on the surface you don’t think is interesting or could easily hate. But she is funny, she is able to look at herself and see how stupid and shallow things are, and she hides a clever and strong mind. 

Though is a short, you get to see Ami and Ash’s relationship progress. And they do get their HEA. It is a perfect short story.

The exciting part…there is another dragon, and Ash can sense it! Call all the Tala, get Dafne on a boat, we have another dragon! I’m crossing all of my fingers that Kennedy will bring us back to Windroven, and soon!

Reading Order:

The Mark of the Tala (The Twelve Kingdoms #1)
The Tears of the Rose (The Twelve Kingdoms #2)
The Talon of the Hawk (The Twelve Kingdoms #3)

The Pages of the Mind (The Uncharted Realms #1, The Twelve Kingdoms #4)
The Edge of the Blade (The Uncharted Realms #2, The Twelve Kingdoms #5)
The Shift of the Tide (The Uncharted Realms #3, The Twelve Kingdoms #6)

The Snows of Windroven (The Uncharted Realms #4, The Twelve Kingdoms #7)

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