Book Review: Fae Lis Bride by Jessica Butler

Reviewed: September 23rd, 2022
Releases: October 4th, 2022
Genre: Romantic Fantasy

To save her sister, a desperate human woman is willing to kidnap the handsome Lord of Wind and Spring

Daphne must bring a powerful elemental fae lord to the mountain before the full moon or her little sister dies.

Kanek, a fine-dressing but reclusive elemental fae, knows something has to change, but he doesn’t know what to do or how. A human woman showing up in his sanctuary and attempting (unsuccessfully) to render him unconscious and abduct him is not part of his plans. But her utter gall and desperation are enough to convince him that maybe cooperation is better than ignoring her.

It’s not the quest he expected. He’s not the man she thought. She might be harder to live without than she is to live with. And right from the start, he can’t stop thinking about her. But it is just because she’s annoying? Right?

Helen’s thoughts: 5/5

This book has such a brilliant beginning, and it doesn’t stop from then on. Daphne, a human on a mission to save her sister, is determined to capture herself a Fae lord. Hitting him over the head seems an excellent idea. Whatever it takes to save her sister, Daphne will do, even if it takes her life.

Kanek, is an elegant and powerful, but bored Fae lord. When Daphne tries to abduct him, it stirs an interest that has long been ignored. Intrigued, he decides to help this crazy woman, and so begins the quest to save her sister.

At times funny, at times tragic, Daphne’s indolmitable spirit shines throughout. Kanek grows more suspicious as time goes on and tries his best to keep Daphne safe, but all is not as is seems and evil stirs in the darkness.

A thoroughly enjoyable romantic fantasy, you’ll love Daphne and Kanek, who are both great characters. A bit of steam at the very end, but otherwise a sweet, clean romance.

I was fortunate enough to read an ARC, but you can preorder your copy now. Purchase Fae Lis Bride as part of the Realm of Darkness Anthology via Amazon, B&N, Kobo, Apple and other vendors of your choice. Preorder now for only 99c.

About the author:

Jessica M. Butler is an adventurer, author, and attorney who never outgrew her love for telling stories and playing in imaginary worlds. She is the author of the epic romantic fantasy series Tue-Rah Chronicles along with many other fantasy stories set within the same worlds. She lives with her husband and law partner, James Fry, in rural Indiana where they are quite happy with their two cats and all of the wildlife and trees.

Other books by Jessica Butler:

Identity Revealed, Book One of the Tu-Rah Chronicles

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