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South of Surrender [PDF] ✩ South of Surrender By Laura Kaye – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk She s the only one who can see through his golden boy fa ade to the broken god within Chrysander Notos, Supreme God of the South Wind and Summer, is on a mission save Eurus from his death sentence and She s the only one who can see through his golden boy fa ade to the broken god within Chrysander Notos, Supreme God of the South Wind and Summer, is on a mission save Eurus from his death sentence and prove his troubled brother can be redeemed But Eurus fights back, triggering vicious summer storms that threaten the mortal realm, dangerously drain Chrys, and earn the ire of the Olympic gods who ordered Eurus deadLaney Summerlyn refuses to give up her grandfather s South of PDF/EPUB or horse farm, despite her deteriorating vision More than ever, she needs the organized routine of her life at Summerlyn Stables, until a ferocious storm brings an impossible and beautiful creature crashing down from the heavensInjured while fighting Eurus, Chrys finds himself at the mercy of a mortal woman whose compassion and acceptance he can t resist As they surrender to the passion flaring between them, immortal enemies close in, forcing Chrys to choose between his brother and the only woman who s ever loved the real him.


10 thoughts on “South of Surrender

  1. The BookChick The BookChick says:

    My Rating EXCELLENT The characteristics of a 5 star story include an awesome story and, I love everything about the story characters, plot, and story elements I would definitely read it again and I would highly recommend it to a friend and rave about it often Initial Reaction I loved all the books in the Hearts of the Anemoi series but South of Surrender story was THE BEST ONE, hands down My Synopsis South of Surrender was intriguing, sexy, and an emotional roller coaster from My Rating EXCELLENT The characteristics of a 5 star story include an awesome story and, I love everything about the story characters, plot, and story elements I would definitely read it again and I would highly recommend it to a friend and rave about it often Initial Reaction I loved all the books in the Hearts of the Anemoi series but South of Surrender story was THE BEST ONE, hands down My Synopsis South of Surrender was intriguing, sexy, and an emotional roller coaster from beginning to end It contained an amazing depth and a multidimensional power packed plot This intricate story continues the Anemoi series with the supreme god of the south wind and summer, Chrysander Notos Chrys has a lot of internal baggage and external scars both heavily due to his exiled brother, Eurus, god of the east wind The gods of Olympus have sentenced Eurus to a termination of his godhood for his malevolent actions against humanity and have left it up to Anemoi to render their verdict But Eurus is not going down without a fight and extracts vengeance of his own on almost all of his wind brothers and father The story opens with Chrys confronting Eurus in a last ditch effort to get him to peacefully turn himself in He tries to reason with Eurus but only discovers that there is no reason to be found in the deranged god The two engage in an epic battle in the sky but Eurus shifts the balance of power when he reveals and uses a powerful talisman belonging to their father, Aeolus, the most powerful storm god Eurus wields his new weapon masterfully and leaves Chrys battered, bruised, and broken which should not have been possible since Chrys was in his season supposedly at his strongest Eurus strikes a strategic blow against Chrys and leaves him tumbling from the sky Due to the extent of his physical injuries, Chrys cannot retain one form and rapidly transmutates between his elemental, human, and sacred animal form Plummeting to the ground in his sacred animal form, a winged horse, lands him directly in Laney Summerlyn s path Laney lives a quiet life on her farm in her cottage with her horses She is mostly blind because of degenerative eye disease so she relies on her other senses and her best friend Seth Because Chrys and Eurus energy were so potent, they created a major storm complete with heavy lightening and thunder Laney is almost paralytically fearful of storms However, battling her fears, Laney risks the wrath of the storm to go to the barn to check on her beloved horses That one action brings her into direct contact with Chrys and both of their lives are forever changed because of it.My Thoughts I really enjoyed South of Surrender because it was a substantial story that contained good measures of intrigue, passion, romance, and sacrifice Ms Kaye wove all of those things together to create a wonderfully engaging story that kept my attention from beginning to end.The story contained an exceptional and eclectic cast of characters including harpies, furries, keres, gods, demigods.and a gryphonmaybe You have happily mated gods and demigods with Owen and Zephyros but then you have Chrysander and Boreas who carry overpowering grief and sorrow The emotions and actions of all the characters were conveyed in a way that absolutely drew the reader into the story As the story goes on, the reader is afforded the opportunity to see a wonderful metamorphosis occur in Chrys and Boreas I also appreciate how South of Surrender blurred the lines of good and evil a bit The bad guys weren t all or exactly bad and even at the end of the story, the reader is left with questions about Devlin, Eurus son There was an element of intrigue woven all throughout which I completely enjoyed because it made the storythan just a boy meets girl and falls in love and live happily ever after romance The story had grit and bite And speaking of bitesigh I won t give any spoilers away but as good as this story was, it absolutely broke my heart at one point The conflict with Eurus continues and escalates and his enmity with the Anemoi wreaks havoc among them irrevocably changing them foreversniffle The conclusion of the story was bittersweet because the Anemoi landscape was very different than it was at the beginning of the story But, as heartbreaking as that may have been, the ending was also very sweet because Laney and Chrys choose each other Laney s choice leaves her with an extraordinary gift and Chrys choices leaves him with the woman that he loves.Truly, this story was an amazing read from beginning to end and I can t wait to see what happens next in East of Ecstasy


  2. Claire Robinson Claire Robinson says:

    4 Dare To Know Stars I ll Take care of youI know you willChrys wasn t sure he would ever feel truly content without her warmth and courage and strength at his side There are so many beginnings in this book, I am excited to see where Laura takes us with the rest of this series It s the first time she s made me cry, and I think this is the dirtiest sex that she has written imo 4 Dare To Know Stars I ll Take care of youI know you willChrys wasn t sure he would ever feel truly content without her warmth and courage and strength at his side There are so many beginnings in this book, I am excited to see where Laura takes us with the rest of this series It s the first time she s made me cry, and I think this is the dirtiest sex that she has written imo


  3. Anna& Anna& says:

    Want It Want it now Loving this series


  4. Alex (HEABookNerd) Alex (HEABookNerd) says:

    Series Hearts of Anemoi 3Rating 5 stars loved it South of Surrender was such a great read and I forgot how much I love this book The battle between the Anemoi continues as the brothers attempt to find Eurus and bring justice to those that Eurus has harmed or wronged Chrysander Notos, Supreme God of the South Wind and Summer, is the youngest brother and he wants to believe that Eurus can be saved Partly because Chrys blames himself for some of Eurus anger while their father shunned Eurus Series Hearts of Anemoi 3Rating 5 stars loved it South of Surrender was such a great read and I forgot how much I love this book The battle between the Anemoi continues as the brothers attempt to find Eurus and bring justice to those that Eurus has harmed or wronged Chrysander Notos, Supreme God of the South Wind and Summer, is the youngest brother and he wants to believe that Eurus can be saved Partly because Chrys blames himself for some of Eurus anger while their father shunned Eurus, he showered praise and love on Chrys in a blatant attempt to hurt Eurus Hundreds of years of this behavior has made Chrys leery of trusting other people s intentions toward him as well as given him an aversion to being touched But that all begins to change when he meets mostly blind human Laney Summerlyn.I loved Laney and Chrys together because they re both a little bit damaged by their experiences but they re both also fighting so hard to just find someone who can love them for who they are I loved the way Laney cares for Chrys and continually tries to protect him from hurt and show him with her actions that he s deserving of love and happiness Chrys is also equally protective of Laney and while he refuses to admit the reason behind that he does admit that he can t stay away and that s he s intensely attracted to Laney in a way he s never been with other women.Laney and Chrys have such an emotional connection together because they both have such big hearts to give There s an intimacy to their relationship, even outside the bedroom, that was really engaging to read And when they are in the bedroom, or the hallway or the hot tubfans selfit s explosive These two about set my Kindle on fire because holy moly they were hot together Chrys s aversion to touch creates some pretty sexy moments and we ll just say that hot tub scene will be sticking with me for a while.The war between the Anemoi really escalates in South of Surrender and that ending was absolutely heartbreaking so be prepared for some tears Laura Kaye is an expert at wringing emotion out of story and this is no exception


  5. Rachel Harris Rachel Harris says:

    CANNOT WAIT FOR THIS


  6. MsRomanticReads MsRomanticReads says:

    Not since Gena Showlater s Lords of the Underworld series have I been so excited for a paranormal romance series There s a reason I mentioned LotU, although there arefavorite series on my list If you re familiar with Showalter s story telling, you ll know that she doesn t shy away from shocking a reader or making you tear up during certain scenes Well, neither does Laura Kaye, and I love her all thefor it.This book can be read as a stand alone, but I suggest reading them in order Not since Gena Showlater s Lords of the Underworld series have I been so excited for a paranormal romance series There s a reason I mentioned LotU, although there arefavorite series on my list If you re familiar with Showalter s story telling, you ll know that she doesn t shy away from shocking a reader or making you tear up during certain scenes Well, neither does Laura Kaye, and I love her all thefor it.This book can be read as a stand alone, but I suggest reading them in order There are repeat appearances of past characters, and part of their histories aren t rehashed in this story, so you may find yourself a little lost at times But the story isn t difficult to follow I have read the first book my review here , but not the second book, Zephyros and Ella s story Their history is tied to this book, so I was constantly kicking myself for not having read West of Want yet I will catch up on it, since I just ordered all three books in paperback format for my collection.I absolutely loved this story Ms Kaye has crafted a world that is filled with interesting characters and mythology The Anemoi are Greek wind gods who were each ascribed a cardinal direction N, S, E, W from which their respective winds came from and were each associated with various seasons and weather conditions Chrysander Notos is the Supreme God of the South Wind and Summer.It isn t often that I come across a hero and heroine that I love in equal measure, but that was precisely the case with Laney and Chrys Laney was kind, gentle and deeply compassionate to both her beloved horses and her one and only friend, Seth Even though Laney didn t see Seth as a romantic interest, I wondered if Seth felt that way as well There were times I wondered whether it would be addressed that Seth didn t seem to have a personal life because Laney depended on him for a great many things even if she stressed her need for independence a lot through out this story Laney may have been blind, but I loved that she wasn t a heroine who dragged her insecurities around with her and used them as an excuse not to feel anything for Chrys She wore her heart on her sleeve and didn t shy away from his advances Now that s a character I enjoy reading about.Chrys was our beloved tortured hero Not one to fare well with physical contact, it gave him pause when he didn t feel the normal level of anxiety with Laney When his mission of hunting his deranged brother, Eurus, down brought the danger to her doorstep, there was no longer an option of staying away from her I loved how well they complimented each other Her blindness meant it wasn t a love at first sight kind of romance Her other senses compensated for her lack of vision and made her look a little bit deeper, past his golden boy persona His mood swings between wanting her and trying to stay away from her didn t dissuade her from feeling , nor from giving herself to him completely and unequivocally.The plot is a damn good one It s fresh, exciting, and the author brings it to life with vivid descriptions that engage your imagination The story never dragged in places From the first page it kept it s tempo and gained momentum towards the climax I read this book in one sitting and never wanted to put it down for any reason The main characters had a believable arc that transformed them both from what they thought they knew about themselves to accepting what they could give each other if they just took that leap of faith This story wasn t without one heck of a shocker When I read this story again, I ll remember to keep the tissues handy If you re a fan of PNR and are looking for something fresh and exciting, Hearts of the Anemoi is exactly what you need Warning This book contains one sexy God with a dominant streak and a heroine who, despite her blindness, sees him for the man he keeps hidden There is also anal play involved Oh my.Favorite moments When Chrys s voice came, it was low and soft If I can t heal you, I ll heal something you love. He mentally body checked his anxiety, and threw himself into kissing her so deeply, so thoroughly, that he forgot all the rest of the shit going on in his head Just forgot the hell out of it.And was it just him, or did the sounds of her pleasure increase theaggressive he gotHe tugged her upper body back against his chest, forcing her to arch against him You don t understand what s about to happen here, he whispered, his voice low and gritty I don t make love I don t do soft and romantic I fuck I dominate And i restrain my lovers because I can t stand to be touched Sure, I get my partners off good, but then I walk out the door So, whatever fantasy about us you ve got playing in your head right now is whole solar systems away from my ugly realityDisclaimer I received an ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.


  7. Sarah Sarah says:

    Ever since the death sentence was passed on his brother by the Olympic gods Chrys has been trying to find a way to save Eurus s life He needs to get Eurus to repent for his crimes and ask for forgiveness but Eurus is just as determined to carry on with his evil plans and the pair have been battling against each other for weeks When Chrys is badly injured during a fight with Eurus and plummets to earth in his sacred animal form it is a human woman who saves his life and tends to his wounds Lan Ever since the death sentence was passed on his brother by the Olympic gods Chrys has been trying to find a way to save Eurus s life He needs to get Eurus to repent for his crimes and ask for forgiveness but Eurus is just as determined to carry on with his evil plans and the pair have been battling against each other for weeks When Chrys is badly injured during a fight with Eurus and plummets to earth in his sacred animal form it is a human woman who saves his life and tends to his wounds Laney is gradually losing her sight thanks to a congenital condition so the last thing she wants to do is leave her house in the middle of a nasty storm but she can t ignore the cries of her terrified horses She is shocked to find an extra animal in the middle of her stable, especially one that has stepped right out of the pages of a fairytale, but she has to at least try to help him Chrys has never had anyone look out for him the way Laney did that night and he is drawn to the beautiful, independent woman like no other before her Unfortunately his attraction just brings unwanted attention to her in the form of Eurus Can Chrys save both his brother and the woman he has come to care for, and, if he is forced to choose between them who will he pick South of Surrender is the third book in Laura Kaye s Hearts of Anemoi series and it s a book I couldn t wait to read I have really enjoyed both previous instalments, in fact Owen from North of Need is still one of my favourite heroes, so I had high hopes for this book and I couldn t wait to get to know Chrys better I m a massive fan of Laura Kaye s writing, she has a way of pulling me into her stories and she writes such realistic characters and heroes I never fail to fall for Chrys is no exception and I think he may just have topped Owen to become my favourite from this series Chrys is the youngest of the four seasonal gods and he rules over summer and the south wind He has always blamed himself for the way their father treated Eurus and has spent years trying to make things right with his brother No matter how much Eurus has betrayed him and the others Chrys remains convinced he can be saved and he is determined to do whatever it takes to bring Eurus back into the fold Some people just don t want to be saved though and Eurus seems equally determined to destroy Chrys and the rest of their family, even going so far as to steal an item of great power to use against them all I felt really bad for Chrys for the way that his brother had treated him He is so kind hearted and always sees the good in everyone but he has been betrayed time and time again by those he should be able to trust He takes the blame into himself and doesn t feel that he is deserving of love and happiness, in fact he is so determined to be the one to face Eurus because he wants the rest of his family to be able to live out their happy endings in peace.Laney is a fabulous heroine and perfect for Chrys, I can t even imagine how hard it must be to lose your sight but she is handling the experience with dignity Her character was so real that it felt like she was a friend and I couldn t help but admire her for the way she was so determined to remain independent in the face of everything that is happening to her I really admire the author for creating such an unusual heroine and for dealing with her handicap in such a realistic way, she had obviously put a lot of thought and research into the problems that Laney would face and ways that she could cope in different situations I think what I liked most about Laney though was the way that she saw the real Chrys, the side he tried to keep hidden from the world, and she loved him for the person he is on the inside Their relationship does develop quickly but that isn t something that bothers me in paranormal romance and I believed that they would be drawn together so quickly due to the circumstances I m going to have to point out that Chrys is one sexy summer god and I think it would be pretty hard for any woman to resist him I d have to say that South of Surrender was probably the most action packed instalment to the series so far, there were some great fight scenes a few shocking twists and one moment where I actually shed a tear or two Laura Kaye completely threw me with something that happened right near the end of the book and I m still hoping that it is going to turn out to be some kind of awful mistake The stakes have been raised and nobody is safe although I guess I should have expected that after reading West of Want Fans of the series are going to love this book and you ll be left as eager as I am to get hold of a copy of East of Ecstasy when it is released next year If you haven t started reading these books yet what the heck are you waiting for go and buy North of Need IMMEDIATELY but don t forget to buy a tub of ice cream to eat while you read it That book and ice cream go hand in hand trust me


  8. Sandy S Sandy S says:

    ABSOLUTELY AMAZING and POWERFUL storylineSOUTH OF SURRENDER is the third storyline in Laura Kaye s paranormal Heart of the Anemoi series focusing on the mythological gods of the seasons and the winds This is Chrysander s storyline Supreme God of the South Wind and Summer.Laura Kaye has brought together two strong but damaged souls in SOS Chrysander believes himself responsible for his brother s dark and tormented life Time and again, Chrysander will search out Eurus the god of the East wind ABSOLUTELY AMAZING and POWERFUL storylineSOUTH OF SURRENDER is the third storyline in Laura Kaye s paranormal Heart of the Anemoi series focusing on the mythological gods of the seasons and the winds This is Chrysander s storyline Supreme God of the South Wind and Summer.Laura Kaye has brought together two strong but damaged souls in SOS Chrysander believes himself responsible for his brother s dark and tormented life Time and again, Chrysander will search out Eurus the god of the East wind hoping to convince his brother that death and destruction are not the only option But Chrysander bears the scars of his brother s actions and cruelty Literally falling into Laney s Summerlyn s life will bring the reality of his brother s evil front and center to Laney s front door.While Laney is strong and independent, our heroine is slowly going blind But there is something else about Laney something that will make her the perfect mate for a god who believes he is not worthy of love or the sacrifices she is willing to make Laney s soul will call to Chrys and in doing so will begin the long road to recovery for both Chrys and his new mate But Laney is somethingand it will take another god of Olympus to show Laney that she is muchthan a young woman going blind.The relationship between Laney and Chrys is both beautiful and aggressive Chrys knows that to pursue any relationship means to put Laney in the eye of the storm the storm that is the war between the gods and the brothers But the heart knows only one thing, and when Chrys begins to push Laney away, there will be others who will open their eyes to the truth about love and sacrifice.SOUTH OF SURRENDER is also a heartbreaking storyline Eurus s anger and rage knows no boundary he attacks without provocation believing himself to be wronged The gods will suffer losses somethan others but in the end power will be passed to the sons a potential new hero will emerge and Laney will discover that when it comes to sight, she has been gifted beyond the ability of human comprehension.Laura Kaye has written a wonderful storyline of sorrow and pain betrayal at the hands of family and a love story that will see two broken hearts finding what they need to begin a new life together with one another And in the end it is still an amazing story of heartbreak and love see all of my reviews at thereadingcafe dot com


  9. Nicola Nicola says:

    South of Surrender is just a superb read Whilst romantic, it s different to the first books in the series as there is a huge amount of action I predicted the Gods of the weather world would clash, and this book truly sees the beginning of the onslaught It s that descriptively perfect that I visualised everything And I fell in love with Chrys and Laney, although in fairness, I never doubted I would based on how I fell for Owen and Zeph And our God is a dirty boy, he s dominant, but has his o South of Surrender is just a superb read Whilst romantic, it s different to the first books in the series as there is a huge amount of action I predicted the Gods of the weather world would clash, and this book truly sees the beginning of the onslaught It s that descriptively perfect that I visualised everything And I fell in love with Chrys and Laney, although in fairness, I never doubted I would based on how I fell for Owen and Zeph And our God is a dirty boy, he s dominant, but has his own pain and my heart ached for him Laura Kaye broke me with this book, but managed to put me together again and I am preparing myself to be put through the ringer with the final book in the series If you have read North of Need and West of Want, this will not disappoint in the slightest And if you haven t, go read this series now The lady can do no wrong


  10. Emily (Mrs B& Emily (Mrs B& says:

    Oooooh, i really enjoyed this book It takes place a few months after the last book and Chrys is in the summer months, his months and has been battling Eurus without much luck In fact considering that Chrys should be the strongest one at the moment, that is not what is happening, Eurus somehow has the upper hand.Chris crash lands unconscious in Laney s horse barn on her ranch, practically blind, she braves the storm around her to check on the horses only to find a wounded pegasus which she brav Oooooh, i really enjoyed this book It takes place a few months after the last book and Chrys is in the summer months, his months and has been battling Eurus without much luck In fact considering that Chrys should be the strongest one at the moment, that is not what is happening, Eurus somehow has the upper hand.Chris crash lands unconscious in Laney s horse barn on her ranch, practically blind, she braves the storm around her to check on the horses only to find a wounded pegasus which she bravely helps.Chris comes to feel something for the brave woman who just wants to help him and is not afraid to save him and touch him, something he does not normally like.We seecharacters from the previous books and the story from book one continues, we also see some very sad times, some happy times, some war action and a happy ending with our characters.I really cannot wait for the 4th book and the conclusion to the series


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10 thoughts on “South of Surrender

  1. The BookChick The BookChick says:

    My Rating EXCELLENT The characteristics of a 5 star story include an awesome story and, I love everything about the story characters, plot, and story elements I would definitely read it again and I would highly recommend it to a friend and rave about it often Initial Reaction I loved all the books in the Hearts of the Anemoi series but South of Surrender story was THE BEST ONE, hands down My Synopsis South of Surrender was intriguing, sexy, and an emotional roller coaster from My Rating EXCELLENT The characteristics of a 5 star story include an awesome story and, I love everything about the story characters, plot, and story elements I would definitely read it again and I would highly recommend it to a friend and rave about it often Initial Reaction I loved all the books in the Hearts of the Anemoi series but South of Surrender story was THE BEST ONE, hands down My Synopsis South of Surrender was intriguing, sexy, and an emotional roller coaster from beginning to end It contained an amazing depth and a multidimensional power packed plot This intricate story continues the Anemoi series with the supreme god of the south wind and summer, Chrysander Notos Chrys has a lot of internal baggage and external scars both heavily due to his exiled brother, Eurus, god of the east wind The gods of Olympus have sentenced Eurus to a termination of his godhood for his malevolent actions against humanity and have left it up to Anemoi to render their verdict But Eurus is not going down without a fight and extracts vengeance of his own on almost all of his wind brothers and father The story opens with Chrys confronting Eurus in a last ditch effort to get him to peacefully turn himself in He tries to reason with Eurus but only discovers that there is no reason to be found in the deranged god The two engage in an epic battle in the sky but Eurus shifts the balance of power when he reveals and uses a powerful talisman belonging to their father, Aeolus, the most powerful storm god Eurus wields his new weapon masterfully and leaves Chrys battered, bruised, and broken which should not have been possible since Chrys was in his season supposedly at his strongest Eurus strikes a strategic blow against Chrys and leaves him tumbling from the sky Due to the extent of his physical injuries, Chrys cannot retain one form and rapidly transmutates between his elemental, human, and sacred animal form Plummeting to the ground in his sacred animal form, a winged horse, lands him directly in Laney Summerlyn s path Laney lives a quiet life on her farm in her cottage with her horses She is mostly blind because of degenerative eye disease so she relies on her other senses and her best friend Seth Because Chrys and Eurus energy were so potent, they created a major storm complete with heavy lightening and thunder Laney is almost paralytically fearful of storms However, battling her fears, Laney risks the wrath of the storm to go to the barn to check on her beloved horses That one action brings her into direct contact with Chrys and both of their lives are forever changed because of it.My Thoughts I really enjoyed South of Surrender because it was a substantial story that contained good measures of intrigue, passion, romance, and sacrifice Ms Kaye wove all of those things together to create a wonderfully engaging story that kept my attention from beginning to end.The story contained an exceptional and eclectic cast of characters including harpies, furries, keres, gods, demigods.and a gryphonmaybe You have happily mated gods and demigods with Owen and Zephyros but then you have Chrysander and Boreas who carry overpowering grief and sorrow The emotions and actions of all the characters were conveyed in a way that absolutely drew the reader into the story As the story goes on, the reader is afforded the opportunity to see a wonderful metamorphosis occur in Chrys and Boreas I also appreciate how South of Surrender blurred the lines of good and evil a bit The bad guys weren t all or exactly bad and even at the end of the story, the reader is left with questions about Devlin, Eurus son There was an element of intrigue woven all throughout which I completely enjoyed because it made the storythan just a boy meets girl and falls in love and live happily ever after romance The story had grit and bite And speaking of bitesigh I won t give any spoilers away but as good as this story was, it absolutely broke my heart at one point The conflict with Eurus continues and escalates and his enmity with the Anemoi wreaks havoc among them irrevocably changing them foreversniffle The conclusion of the story was bittersweet because the Anemoi landscape was very different than it was at the beginning of the story But, as heartbreaking as that may have been, the ending was also very sweet because Laney and Chrys choose each other Laney s choice leaves her with an extraordinary gift and Chrys choices leaves him with the woman that he loves.Truly, this story was an amazing read from beginning to end and I can t wait to see what happens next in East of Ecstasy

  2. Claire Robinson Claire Robinson says:

    4 Dare To Know Stars I ll Take care of youI know you willChrys wasn t sure he would ever feel truly content without her warmth and courage and strength at his side There are so many beginnings in this book, I am excited to see where Laura takes us with the rest of this series It s the first time she s made me cry, and I think this is the dirtiest sex that she has written imo 4 Dare To Know Stars I ll Take care of youI know you willChrys wasn t sure he would ever feel truly content without her warmth and courage and strength at his side There are so many beginnings in this book, I am excited to see where Laura takes us with the rest of this series It s the first time she s made me cry, and I think this is the dirtiest sex that she has written imo

  3. Anna& Anna& says:

    Want It Want it now Loving this series

  4. Alex (HEABookNerd) Alex (HEABookNerd) says:

    Series Hearts of Anemoi 3Rating 5 stars loved it South of Surrender was such a great read and I forgot how much I love this book The battle between the Anemoi continues as the brothers attempt to find Eurus and bring justice to those that Eurus has harmed or wronged Chrysander Notos, Supreme God of the South Wind and Summer, is the youngest brother and he wants to believe that Eurus can be saved Partly because Chrys blames himself for some of Eurus anger while their father shunned Eurus Series Hearts of Anemoi 3Rating 5 stars loved it South of Surrender was such a great read and I forgot how much I love this book The battle between the Anemoi continues as the brothers attempt to find Eurus and bring justice to those that Eurus has harmed or wronged Chrysander Notos, Supreme God of the South Wind and Summer, is the youngest brother and he wants to believe that Eurus can be saved Partly because Chrys blames himself for some of Eurus anger while their father shunned Eurus, he showered praise and love on Chrys in a blatant attempt to hurt Eurus Hundreds of years of this behavior has made Chrys leery of trusting other people s intentions toward him as well as given him an aversion to being touched But that all begins to change when he meets mostly blind human Laney Summerlyn.I loved Laney and Chrys together because they re both a little bit damaged by their experiences but they re both also fighting so hard to just find someone who can love them for who they are I loved the way Laney cares for Chrys and continually tries to protect him from hurt and show him with her actions that he s deserving of love and happiness Chrys is also equally protective of Laney and while he refuses to admit the reason behind that he does admit that he can t stay away and that s he s intensely attracted to Laney in a way he s never been with other women.Laney and Chrys have such an emotional connection together because they both have such big hearts to give There s an intimacy to their relationship, even outside the bedroom, that was really engaging to read And when they are in the bedroom, or the hallway or the hot tubfans selfit s explosive These two about set my Kindle on fire because holy moly they were hot together Chrys s aversion to touch creates some pretty sexy moments and we ll just say that hot tub scene will be sticking with me for a while.The war between the Anemoi really escalates in South of Surrender and that ending was absolutely heartbreaking so be prepared for some tears Laura Kaye is an expert at wringing emotion out of story and this is no exception

  5. Rachel Harris Rachel Harris says:

    CANNOT WAIT FOR THIS

  6. MsRomanticReads MsRomanticReads says:

    Not since Gena Showlater s Lords of the Underworld series have I been so excited for a paranormal romance series There s a reason I mentioned LotU, although there arefavorite series on my list If you re familiar with Showalter s story telling, you ll know that she doesn t shy away from shocking a reader or making you tear up during certain scenes Well, neither does Laura Kaye, and I love her all thefor it.This book can be read as a stand alone, but I suggest reading them in order Not since Gena Showlater s Lords of the Underworld series have I been so excited for a paranormal romance series There s a reason I mentioned LotU, although there arefavorite series on my list If you re familiar with Showalter s story telling, you ll know that she doesn t shy away from shocking a reader or making you tear up during certain scenes Well, neither does Laura Kaye, and I love her all thefor it.This book can be read as a stand alone, but I suggest reading them in order There are repeat appearances of past characters, and part of their histories aren t rehashed in this story, so you may find yourself a little lost at times But the story isn t difficult to follow I have read the first book my review here , but not the second book, Zephyros and Ella s story Their history is tied to this book, so I was constantly kicking myself for not having read West of Want yet I will catch up on it, since I just ordered all three books in paperback format for my collection.I absolutely loved this story Ms Kaye has crafted a world that is filled with interesting characters and mythology The Anemoi are Greek wind gods who were each ascribed a cardinal direction N, S, E, W from which their respective winds came from and were each associated with various seasons and weather conditions Chrysander Notos is the Supreme God of the South Wind and Summer.It isn t often that I come across a hero and heroine that I love in equal measure, but that was precisely the case with Laney and Chrys Laney was kind, gentle and deeply compassionate to both her beloved horses and her one and only friend, Seth Even though Laney didn t see Seth as a romantic interest, I wondered if Seth felt that way as well There were times I wondered whether it would be addressed that Seth didn t seem to have a personal life because Laney depended on him for a great many things even if she stressed her need for independence a lot through out this story Laney may have been blind, but I loved that she wasn t a heroine who dragged her insecurities around with her and used them as an excuse not to feel anything for Chrys She wore her heart on her sleeve and didn t shy away from his advances Now that s a character I enjoy reading about.Chrys was our beloved tortured hero Not one to fare well with physical contact, it gave him pause when he didn t feel the normal level of anxiety with Laney When his mission of hunting his deranged brother, Eurus, down brought the danger to her doorstep, there was no longer an option of staying away from her I loved how well they complimented each other Her blindness meant it wasn t a love at first sight kind of romance Her other senses compensated for her lack of vision and made her look a little bit deeper, past his golden boy persona His mood swings between wanting her and trying to stay away from her didn t dissuade her from feeling , nor from giving herself to him completely and unequivocally.The plot is a damn good one It s fresh, exciting, and the author brings it to life with vivid descriptions that engage your imagination The story never dragged in places From the first page it kept it s tempo and gained momentum towards the climax I read this book in one sitting and never wanted to put it down for any reason The main characters had a believable arc that transformed them both from what they thought they knew about themselves to accepting what they could give each other if they just took that leap of faith This story wasn t without one heck of a shocker When I read this story again, I ll remember to keep the tissues handy If you re a fan of PNR and are looking for something fresh and exciting, Hearts of the Anemoi is exactly what you need Warning This book contains one sexy God with a dominant streak and a heroine who, despite her blindness, sees him for the man he keeps hidden There is also anal play involved Oh my.Favorite moments When Chrys s voice came, it was low and soft If I can t heal you, I ll heal something you love. He mentally body checked his anxiety, and threw himself into kissing her so deeply, so thoroughly, that he forgot all the rest of the shit going on in his head Just forgot the hell out of it.And was it just him, or did the sounds of her pleasure increase theaggressive he gotHe tugged her upper body back against his chest, forcing her to arch against him You don t understand what s about to happen here, he whispered, his voice low and gritty I don t make love I don t do soft and romantic I fuck I dominate And i restrain my lovers because I can t stand to be touched Sure, I get my partners off good, but then I walk out the door So, whatever fantasy about us you ve got playing in your head right now is whole solar systems away from my ugly realityDisclaimer I received an ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

  7. Sarah Sarah says:

    Ever since the death sentence was passed on his brother by the Olympic gods Chrys has been trying to find a way to save Eurus s life He needs to get Eurus to repent for his crimes and ask for forgiveness but Eurus is just as determined to carry on with his evil plans and the pair have been battling against each other for weeks When Chrys is badly injured during a fight with Eurus and plummets to earth in his sacred animal form it is a human woman who saves his life and tends to his wounds Lan Ever since the death sentence was passed on his brother by the Olympic gods Chrys has been trying to find a way to save Eurus s life He needs to get Eurus to repent for his crimes and ask for forgiveness but Eurus is just as determined to carry on with his evil plans and the pair have been battling against each other for weeks When Chrys is badly injured during a fight with Eurus and plummets to earth in his sacred animal form it is a human woman who saves his life and tends to his wounds Laney is gradually losing her sight thanks to a congenital condition so the last thing she wants to do is leave her house in the middle of a nasty storm but she can t ignore the cries of her terrified horses She is shocked to find an extra animal in the middle of her stable, especially one that has stepped right out of the pages of a fairytale, but she has to at least try to help him Chrys has never had anyone look out for him the way Laney did that night and he is drawn to the beautiful, independent woman like no other before her Unfortunately his attraction just brings unwanted attention to her in the form of Eurus Can Chrys save both his brother and the woman he has come to care for, and, if he is forced to choose between them who will he pick South of Surrender is the third book in Laura Kaye s Hearts of Anemoi series and it s a book I couldn t wait to read I have really enjoyed both previous instalments, in fact Owen from North of Need is still one of my favourite heroes, so I had high hopes for this book and I couldn t wait to get to know Chrys better I m a massive fan of Laura Kaye s writing, she has a way of pulling me into her stories and she writes such realistic characters and heroes I never fail to fall for Chrys is no exception and I think he may just have topped Owen to become my favourite from this series Chrys is the youngest of the four seasonal gods and he rules over summer and the south wind He has always blamed himself for the way their father treated Eurus and has spent years trying to make things right with his brother No matter how much Eurus has betrayed him and the others Chrys remains convinced he can be saved and he is determined to do whatever it takes to bring Eurus back into the fold Some people just don t want to be saved though and Eurus seems equally determined to destroy Chrys and the rest of their family, even going so far as to steal an item of great power to use against them all I felt really bad for Chrys for the way that his brother had treated him He is so kind hearted and always sees the good in everyone but he has been betrayed time and time again by those he should be able to trust He takes the blame into himself and doesn t feel that he is deserving of love and happiness, in fact he is so determined to be the one to face Eurus because he wants the rest of his family to be able to live out their happy endings in peace.Laney is a fabulous heroine and perfect for Chrys, I can t even imagine how hard it must be to lose your sight but she is handling the experience with dignity Her character was so real that it felt like she was a friend and I couldn t help but admire her for the way she was so determined to remain independent in the face of everything that is happening to her I really admire the author for creating such an unusual heroine and for dealing with her handicap in such a realistic way, she had obviously put a lot of thought and research into the problems that Laney would face and ways that she could cope in different situations I think what I liked most about Laney though was the way that she saw the real Chrys, the side he tried to keep hidden from the world, and she loved him for the person he is on the inside Their relationship does develop quickly but that isn t something that bothers me in paranormal romance and I believed that they would be drawn together so quickly due to the circumstances I m going to have to point out that Chrys is one sexy summer god and I think it would be pretty hard for any woman to resist him I d have to say that South of Surrender was probably the most action packed instalment to the series so far, there were some great fight scenes a few shocking twists and one moment where I actually shed a tear or two Laura Kaye completely threw me with something that happened right near the end of the book and I m still hoping that it is going to turn out to be some kind of awful mistake The stakes have been raised and nobody is safe although I guess I should have expected that after reading West of Want Fans of the series are going to love this book and you ll be left as eager as I am to get hold of a copy of East of Ecstasy when it is released next year If you haven t started reading these books yet what the heck are you waiting for go and buy North of Need IMMEDIATELY but don t forget to buy a tub of ice cream to eat while you read it That book and ice cream go hand in hand trust me

  8. Sandy S Sandy S says:

    ABSOLUTELY AMAZING and POWERFUL storylineSOUTH OF SURRENDER is the third storyline in Laura Kaye s paranormal Heart of the Anemoi series focusing on the mythological gods of the seasons and the winds This is Chrysander s storyline Supreme God of the South Wind and Summer.Laura Kaye has brought together two strong but damaged souls in SOS Chrysander believes himself responsible for his brother s dark and tormented life Time and again, Chrysander will search out Eurus the god of the East wind ABSOLUTELY AMAZING and POWERFUL storylineSOUTH OF SURRENDER is the third storyline in Laura Kaye s paranormal Heart of the Anemoi series focusing on the mythological gods of the seasons and the winds This is Chrysander s storyline Supreme God of the South Wind and Summer.Laura Kaye has brought together two strong but damaged souls in SOS Chrysander believes himself responsible for his brother s dark and tormented life Time and again, Chrysander will search out Eurus the god of the East wind hoping to convince his brother that death and destruction are not the only option But Chrysander bears the scars of his brother s actions and cruelty Literally falling into Laney s Summerlyn s life will bring the reality of his brother s evil front and center to Laney s front door.While Laney is strong and independent, our heroine is slowly going blind But there is something else about Laney something that will make her the perfect mate for a god who believes he is not worthy of love or the sacrifices she is willing to make Laney s soul will call to Chrys and in doing so will begin the long road to recovery for both Chrys and his new mate But Laney is somethingand it will take another god of Olympus to show Laney that she is muchthan a young woman going blind.The relationship between Laney and Chrys is both beautiful and aggressive Chrys knows that to pursue any relationship means to put Laney in the eye of the storm the storm that is the war between the gods and the brothers But the heart knows only one thing, and when Chrys begins to push Laney away, there will be others who will open their eyes to the truth about love and sacrifice.SOUTH OF SURRENDER is also a heartbreaking storyline Eurus s anger and rage knows no boundary he attacks without provocation believing himself to be wronged The gods will suffer losses somethan others but in the end power will be passed to the sons a potential new hero will emerge and Laney will discover that when it comes to sight, she has been gifted beyond the ability of human comprehension.Laura Kaye has written a wonderful storyline of sorrow and pain betrayal at the hands of family and a love story that will see two broken hearts finding what they need to begin a new life together with one another And in the end it is still an amazing story of heartbreak and love see all of my reviews at thereadingcafe dot com

  9. Nicola Nicola says:

    South of Surrender is just a superb read Whilst romantic, it s different to the first books in the series as there is a huge amount of action I predicted the Gods of the weather world would clash, and this book truly sees the beginning of the onslaught It s that descriptively perfect that I visualised everything And I fell in love with Chrys and Laney, although in fairness, I never doubted I would based on how I fell for Owen and Zeph And our God is a dirty boy, he s dominant, but has his o South of Surrender is just a superb read Whilst romantic, it s different to the first books in the series as there is a huge amount of action I predicted the Gods of the weather world would clash, and this book truly sees the beginning of the onslaught It s that descriptively perfect that I visualised everything And I fell in love with Chrys and Laney, although in fairness, I never doubted I would based on how I fell for Owen and Zeph And our God is a dirty boy, he s dominant, but has his own pain and my heart ached for him Laura Kaye broke me with this book, but managed to put me together again and I am preparing myself to be put through the ringer with the final book in the series If you have read North of Need and West of Want, this will not disappoint in the slightest And if you haven t, go read this series now The lady can do no wrong

  10. Emily (Mrs B& Emily (Mrs B& says:

    Oooooh, i really enjoyed this book It takes place a few months after the last book and Chrys is in the summer months, his months and has been battling Eurus without much luck In fact considering that Chrys should be the strongest one at the moment, that is not what is happening, Eurus somehow has the upper hand.Chris crash lands unconscious in Laney s horse barn on her ranch, practically blind, she braves the storm around her to check on the horses only to find a wounded pegasus which she brav Oooooh, i really enjoyed this book It takes place a few months after the last book and Chrys is in the summer months, his months and has been battling Eurus without much luck In fact considering that Chrys should be the strongest one at the moment, that is not what is happening, Eurus somehow has the upper hand.Chris crash lands unconscious in Laney s horse barn on her ranch, practically blind, she braves the storm around her to check on the horses only to find a wounded pegasus which she bravely helps.Chris comes to feel something for the brave woman who just wants to help him and is not afraid to save him and touch him, something he does not normally like.We seecharacters from the previous books and the story from book one continues, we also see some very sad times, some happy times, some war action and a happy ending with our characters.I really cannot wait for the 4th book and the conclusion to the series

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