Title: The White Lily
To the north of the Varis empire, a mysterious faction spreads propaganda against the vampire monarchy. Friedrich Volya, the Duke of Winter Hill, seeks to discover who they are before his uncle finds them first. King Dominik will punish the traitors with brutal force.
Local schoolteacher, the raven-haired Brennalyn, is on her own mission—to spy on the duke and discover what she can for the Black Lily. She longs to help the commonwealth and bring justice to the many orphans left behind from the ravages of the blood madness, like the children she lovingly keeps in her care. What she doesn’t plan for is the heart-pounding attraction she feels for the duke, enemy to the Black Lily.
But when Brennalyn’s secret puts her life and the life of her children in danger, Friedrich steps in as her protector, she finds out there’s more to the duke than she thought.
Author: Juliette Cross
Other books by this author that we've reviewed: The Deepest Well by Juliette Cross (Age of Gray #1), Sealed in Sin, Bound in Black, Waking the Dragon
Published by Entangled Publishing Source: Publisher
Published: October 23rd 2017
Genres: Paranormal Romance
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This series…THIS SERIES!!!!
I just can’t you guys. I can’t even form the words to express what I’m feeling after reading these books. Each book has been unique and captivating. This one? This one is sweet and endearing. Passionate and exhilarating. But nothing prepared me for how I feel about the children. For those who know me, you know that I don’t “do” books with children. This has changed my mind…
Brennalyn is school teacher. She’s also the mother to seven orphaned children who have lost their families either by illness or by the hands of the evil kingdom. But that’s not all she is. She’s much more than that. While visiting her friend at the castle, she stumbles in to an area that changes the course of her life. Never did Brenna think she’d come face to face with the Duke of her village. Especially considering she’s heard so many awful things about the kingdom and how they rule. Boy oh boy. She’s in for quite the surprise.
Friedrich is the vampire Duke. The one that has been working with his uncle Marius and the Black Lily to destroy the kingdom, but no one knows that. In fact, no one knows the secrets that he’s been keeping. Now that he’s noticed Brennalyn asking questions, he needs to find out if she’s a spy for his evil uncle, King Dominik. It seems as though Brennalyn has some secrets of her own. And Friedrich is all too happy to find them out.
As we all know from reading the first two installments, the war rages on. The queen and Dominik are still creating vampires, hunting the Black Lily in hopes to destroy everything. After word is received that the White Lily is near Friedrich’s territory, Dominik sends his huntsmen to capture anyone associated. With the hunt on, Friedrich becomes determined to find the White Lily before Dominik. Now that he’s found the White Lily first, he’ll do just about anything to keep the White Lily safe.
Have I mentioned the children? These beautiful creatures have stolen my heart. All seven of them. And Brennalyn, sigh. What a heart this woman has. To take these children as her own and care so deeply for them. That alone is amazing. But then she goes and becomes more. Now wonder Friedrich can’t stop wanting her. Who in their right mind could? Friedrich’s determination to have Brennalyn makes my heart swell. Even after all of her resistance, he never gave up on her. And without giving anything away, nor did she.