Plot Summary When you ve lived for countless centuries and can t remember most of it and what little you do recall massively sucks You then find that you ve dug a metaphorical hole for yourself so deep there seems no way out What do you do with the centuries still ahead Amalie Shepherd Texas horse rancher and Light Fae xile recalls only brief images of her past She s pretty sure her amnesia was forced on her and the idea of learning why is terrifying So Amalie concentrates on running her ranch and keeping a subtle Scala for Java Developers eye on the small town of Fundy and its human inhabitants Her sense of humor is as sharp as her twin swords she s bull headed and fiercely loyal and tells her own story with unflinching honesty scathing wit and a dash of optimism despite her best attempts to come across as a hard assNick Fletcher isn t your ordinary vampire Outgoing and adventurous he s atase wi I acuired this book through a Goodreads First Reads giveaway oBrief Summary There are already plenty of good summaries for the plot but here s a uick overview Amalie Shepherd is a light Fae with PTSD and amnesia living in a uiet Texas community When her ancient lover Nick Fletcher tracks her down and contacts her a seuence of The Qur'an, Morality and Critical Reason: The Essential Muhammad Shahrur events is set in motion that forces Amalie to confront her past and find a way to save the mortals that have become so dear to herReviewI surprised myself bynjoying this book I wasn t sure what I was in for as I read the first few chapters They seemed a little thick on the romance to me but then I don t normally read romance so I really couldn t tell from xperience if that s normal for a
or not any case I m glad I kept with it The relationship between Amalie and Nick is one plot thread of several and I felt that Paige did a good job weaving them together And there was plenty of fighting to keep my inner urban fantasy geek happyPaige does a good job of maintaining an ngaging voice throughout the narrative Paige is a good writer She s very good at dialogue I found myself laughing out loud multiple times at the characters wisecracks As I read it however I got impression that if the writing could be tightened up then the story would be compellingCharacter development was pretty decent Amalie is most certainly a damaged character She s a bit rough around the Heaven to Betsy edges and can cuss up a storm which I like I did get a bit frustrated with how often she debased herself in front of Nick claiming she didn t deserve his love and woe is shetc That got a little tiring Nick struck me as just a bit too perfect but then we are seeing him from Amalie s point of view so maybe it s natural for him to be painted in a rosy lightI definitely liked the vampire posse that Nick brings in If you ve read the book you ll know what I m talking about o As far as the plot goes I did think it had a somewhat disjointed feel to it Yes all the vents are related but there s so much stuff goingromance or not
On It Just Feels Like Too Much Was Jammed Intoit just feels like too much was jammed into book Actually no It feels like it wasn t organized for maximum fficiency As a result the plot felt somewhat Cabaret episodic and the denouement takes a really really long time to wrap upOverall I liked it It s a book that I stayed up late reading which speaks to the author s ability to create anngaging narrative I cared about the characters I could definitely picture what Paige described in my head and nothing really threw me for a loop and knocked me out of the story And ven better I want to find out what happens nextSo if you knocked me out of the story And ven better I want to find out what happens nextSo if you teetering on the dge of whether to check out this book I d say go on ahead and give it a try This is the preuel to Shadowplay And being mildly pedantic I read them in the intended order Shadowplay and then Maelstrom I njoyed both immensely but I do think I would have. BookStrand Fantasy Romance vampires Fae xile Amalie Shepherd takes refuge from her nightmare past by burying herself and her heart in operating her Texas horse ranch That's where the immortal Nick Fletcher finds her In love with Amalie he's determined to see if they have a chance together Now that he's. ,
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Hs I appreciate the fact that the novel is set "Here In Texas And Many References Amused " in Texas and many references amused Most specially I like the strange little cat that decides to make its home with Amalie and Nick This book The Bookshop on the Shore easily stands on its own Itnds with a cliff hanger but the conclusion for this installment seems natural I am Dance Real Slow eager for adventures and I hope to find time to read Shadowplay the book that started this series This book is recommended for any age reader LaurieReviewer for Coffee Time Romance MoreFull Review I knew with one glance at the blurb that I was going tonjoy this book but as I started to read and Amalie pulled me into her world nothing prepared me for just how addicting MAELSTROM would be I was completely seduced by the thrilling action that came as Amalie s past finally caught up with her and as she finds herself surrounded by strong friendship and unconditional support Most of all I was hooked into the amazing romance the author wove as I read of Nick and his unswerving devotion to his life mate Amalie This is definitely a book that all romance lovers Cover WellI only saw a pic of it but mehLameReallyIt looks like a next door girl having an anxiety attackIt would be an ok cover for a b list romance ya novelFor this storyIt does not do Amelie justice for oneSecondI wanted it mysticalOkso I paintThat kind of gets me to go critical on most coversMy thoughts on thisI would do a low profile of an ice blond from nose downShe has a fist of blond hair twirled around her hand4 fingers holding tightly while the index is outstretched near her lips with a spec of blood i like to think deer blood So2 stars on th Maelstrom is a preuel to Shadowplay I purchased the book because I The Art of Memoir enjoyed Shadowplay I wasn t sure if I would like the book because I m generally not a preuel person I find most preuels should not have been written Malestrom is one of thexceptionsThe beginning of the book was a bit confusing as I tried to re oriented myself to the cast of characters The main character Amalie was not a favourite of mine in Shadowplay I found her to be a bit high on herself and a tad annoying For this preuel to be devoted to Amalie I was wary about the book I have to admit the first few chapters I was not The Day Christ Was Born: The True Account of the First 24 Hours of Jesus's Life engaged and thought oh boy I guess I may not finish this book As Amalie s past is revealed the book pulled me in a bit From there on until thend I didn t put the book down The story moved at a fast pace I felt regret sorrow rage as ach new memory was revealed I like Amalie now and after understanding all she s been through I think better of herI would write about her relationships in the book but that would be a spoiler I can say the story nds right before Shadowplay begins BeautifulI can only hope Ms Paige writes follow up to Shadowplay I njoy her writing voice and particular what she does to her heroines Not a one is a victim Each one has been dealt a bad hand yet they can overcome the situation I like how none of her characters are flawless This makes her characters relate able Her males are sweetly written and I like the romantic if not realistic model I njoyed her book greatly and look forward to future books I love so many things about the story that it is difficult to narrow it down for purposes of this review
The banter between the characters absolutely sparkled well written believable at times touching at times humorousbanter between the characters absolutely sparkled well written believable at times touching at times humorous love Nick s devotion and loyalty to Amalie he is her constant steadfast anchor and abiding love I love Amalie s wit sardonic humor PostgreSQL Server Programming - Second Edition even her contrariness but mostly what appeals to me is herssential goodness Despite the terrible things inflicted upon her cruel attempts designed to mold and shape her into someone Integrity Restored: Helping Catholic Families Win the Battle Against Pornography else s ideal she hangs on she perseveres andventually she triumphs. E the worst hurricane's wreckage seem like mild clutter To survive and break the past's hold on her Amalie will have to ally with those who betrayed her reach out to those she herself betrayed and unite her two selves the person she once was and the person she wants to be A BookStrand Mainstream Romance. .
Enjoyed them had I read Maelstrom firstAmalie is a Light Fae xile suffering from amnesia and living on a ranch in small town Fundy Texas Her past starts to catch up with her starting with her boyfriend Nick who she literally disappeared on years ago and soon it s not just hunky boyfriends knocking on the door Psychotic brothers creepy distant relatives and a whole lot of trouble As the memories come flooding back though so does her inherent power which makes Amalie a kick ass heroineThe romance between Amalie and Nick is sweet and well written and the theme of friendship and loyalty is strong throughout the book The book nds right where Shadowplay kicks off so the flow of the story over the 2 books is seamlessThis is the third book of Elisa Paige s I have read and I have loved all 3 The writing is good the world building is xcellent and the characters are believable Another triumph for Ms Paige I received this book as an unexpected bonus from the author when I won a copy of Shadowplay through GoodReads First Reads Giveaways Here is my honest reviewFirst I m rather annoyed with myself for reading the books out of order how dumb am IAll the little niggles holding
me back from properly njoying Shadowplay were asily put to rest Because this book wasback from properly njoying Shadowplay were The Road From Home: The Story Of An Armenian Girl easily put to rest Because this book was fantastic I love Ms Paige s writing style it is veryasy to get sucked into the story and carried along with it I love that she gets right to the story telling and doesn t bulk out the story with unnecessary waffle So what you get is a fast action packed story with highs lows danger romance and humour Love it I wanna read them both again I hope as I sit here typing this Ms paige is doing the same some where Exile and Pilgrim else because I d love to read Thank you for sharing your books Amalie a light Fae of the very few left doesn t remember much of her past What she does remember is so horrific that she cannot bear trying to remember When a vampire from her past Nick shows up to win her heart again Amalie knows it s only a matter of time before she gives in From her selective memory she knows she left him twice for his own safety but cannot remember why so she is absolutely terrified to let him close again However as her powers slowly return the Cham of the Dark Fae refocuses hisfforts on destroying Amalie once and for all She will have to rely on Nick and his friends to not only survive the Cham s assassination attacks as well as stop his plan to destroy the town she holds dear That reuires trust something that may just be impossible to give for she has been betrayed beforeIn this preuel of Shadowplay we learn about Amalie and how she came to be Nick s mate as well as how the group came together While I already felt connected to the group dynamic this preuel only helped to further my connection to the characters I was happy to get a chance to see how this group bonded together something that is xtremely unheard of for vamp I was asily caught up in this thrilling fantasy adventure I had to put it down three or four times in order to take care of a chore or run an Hannah Montana: The Movie errand but I was alwaysager to get back to the book and immerse myself again into this alternate Texas I love so many things about the story that it is difficult to narrow it down for purposes of this review The banter between the characters absolutely sparkles well written believable at times touching at times humorous I love Nick s devotion and loyalty to Amalie he is her constant steadfast anchor and abiding love I love Amalie s wit sardonic humor ven her contrariness but mostly what appeals to me is her ssential goodness Despite the terrible things inflicted upon her cruel attempts designed to mold and shape her into someone lse s ideal she hangs on she perseveres and ventually she triump. Back in her life Amalie can't deny that her feelings for him have never faded Through Nick's care Amalie's power returns making her visible to the Dark Fae King Reiden With a singular hatred for Amalie the one POW who scaped Reiden creates an nvironmental disaster to kill her a disaster that will mak.