Title: Of Flame and Promise
Cursed by a spell meant to destroy them, Taran Wird and her sisters instead developed unique magical talents. With the power of fire and lightning literally at her fingertips, Taran doesn’t fear much. Demons, vamps, whatever—bring ’em on! Only one thing terrifies her: commitment.
Taran is crazy about her boyfriend, Gemini, a sexy were with the incredible ability to split into two separate wolves. But after watching her sister go through heartbreak with the pack’s Alpha, Taran knows not to count on happily ever after—despite Gemini’s desire to claim her as his mate. Reluctantly, she agrees to meet his very traditional and conservative parents. Taran’s a badass with a mouth to match, and Gemini loves her for it. She’s just not positive these attributes will please Mom and Dad.
Unsurprisingly, every attempt by Taran to bond with Gemini’s folks proves disastrous. But in the end, Taran finds that winning them over means unleashing her powers . . . and proving that this foul-mouthed fire-starter is a force to be reckoned with.
Author: Cecy Robson
Other books by this author that we've reviewed: Once Kissed, Inseverable, Let Me, Of Flame and Light
Series: Weird Girls #6
Other books in this series that we've reviewed: Of Flame and Light
Published by LoveSwept Source: Author
Published: January 12, 2016
Genres: Paranormal Romance
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Taran is just wild about her boyfriend. Gemini is just as crazy about her. Having watched her sister go through a serious heartbreak, she knows that is not something she wants to experience. Despite Gemini wanting to claim her as his mate, she knows nothing lasts forever. But with the power of fire and lightning at her fingertips, Taran is a one badass woman. Nothing scares her, not demon babies, witches or vampires, except maybe one thing. Commitment. And nothing says commitment more than those scary seven little words that Gemini says to her: I want you to meet my parents.
I’m jumping into the Weird Girls series right now, without having read any previous books. There were a few bumps but glancing back at the past books’ blurbs caught me up to speed. I loved Taran! Sassy and spirited, she is quite the hoot. Fiercely protective of her sisters, there is definitely some family baggage she is carrying around regarding her parents that I haven’t quite figured all out. Gemini is quite the wolf and very much in love with Taran. So much, he wants her to meet her parents. With very traditional and conservative parents, you just KNOW everything that can go wrong does. HAHAHAHA!!! Oh my, some were just to die for.
All this goes down while demon babies are popping up. That bit I’m still iffy on not having a complete back story but it has lured me and I’m dying to find out what is going on. There’s also the splitting were thing that Taran and the other wolves can do that has me curious. I get that this story is about Taran getting over her commitment issues but the whole good vs evil story running in the background certainly looks like a tasty one. Good laughs, good adventure and good characters made Of Flame and Promise the perfect afternoon read for me.
Of Flame and Promise by Cecy Robson is my very first book by her and darn it all I wish it wasn’t. What a fantastic read! I definitely need to go back and read this series from the beginning. In case you’re wondering, Of Flame and Promise worked well as a stand-alone. However, It was so much fun and filled with quirky unique characters It really should be read from the beginning. Two thumbs up and all recommendations from me.
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Cecy Robson is the New Adult author of Once Perfect, Once Loved, and Once Pure and the award-winning author of the Weird Girls urban fantasy romance series. A self-proclaimed professional napper, Cecy counts among her talents a jaw-dropping knowledge of useless trivia, the ability to make her hair big, and a knack for breaking into song despite her family’s vehement protests. A full-time writer, registered nurse, wife, and mother living in the Great Northwest, Cecy enjoys spending time with her family and silencing the yappy characters in her head by telling their stories.
I’d woken only about an hour ago, Gemini’s warm, naked body curled against mine firing a need that required some serious quenching. So I buried my face in his lap to stir him from sleep.
Most women would have just said good morning, or nudged their partners ever so lovingly.
But I wasn’t most women.
Yeah, and you’re welcome, baby.
Gemini slowed his deep thrusts, grunting hard as he finished, his face scrunched in what appeared to be pain. But that wasn’t pain, was it? Nope, not at all. He was simply reacting to how good it felt to join his body with mine. I nibbled my way along his neck, leaving marks that faded from one bite to the next until I reached his earlobe and tugged. “Mornin’, sexy,” I whispered.
He growled something I didn’t quite understand. I didn’t speak a word of wolf, yet that deep snarl was as good as the dirty talk we’d exchanged during sex.
I laughed. Okay, maybe it wasn’t as good as those naughty words. Yet a growl from a werewolf in his human form was a rare kind of hot few women would know.
I continued to straddle Gemini as he effortlessly carried us from the center of the room, where we’d made love standing up, and back to our bed. The gentle way in which he kissed me was in direct contrast to our wicked sex, and to the male most saw.
My lover was the second in command of the Tahoe region’s Squaw Valley Den Pack—intelligent, fierce, capable of crushing skulls, quietly confident, and with fighting skills few weres possessed.
Not to mention he was hotter than the power I generated with my magic.
All large anatomical parts and good looks aside, Gemini was . . . kind. When you trash-talked, and entered a room like you owned it like I did, it attracted a certain caliber of men. The kind that made me grateful I could protect myself with fire and lightning.
Men could be cruel, and dangerous. I knew that better than most. But unlike those men I’ve known in my past, I trusted Gemini.