Synopses & Reviews
Kathryne Kennedy's historical fantasy romances have garnered awards and a growing readership. This exciting new series, set against the lavish backdrops of Georgian and Victorian England so beloved by romance readers, is deliciously dark and exciting.
Fighting for control of a kingdom that is split into seven domains, Elven warlords use their human slaves to breed an endless supply of soldiers for their armies. Dominic Raikes, the half-blood son of the Elven Lord himself is one such warrior. Betrothed to Lady Cassandra, who has been raised in a convent to keep her pure, he little suspects that she's been secretly trained as an assassin to murder his fatherand him. Dominic and Cassandra soon discover that each one is not what they seem, but the price of trust may be their very lives, and the destruction of the magical realm each is desperately trying to save Praise for Kathryne Kennedy: Simply delightful imaginative, historically vigorous and ripe for further adventures.
Publishers Weekly Kennedy is going places.
Romantic Times Every page overflows with romance, fantasy, and suspense. OUTSTANDING
Huntress Reviews What a brilliant world Kathryne Kennedy has created... Fans of love and romance as well as readers who love a little magic in their books will all find something to treasure.
CK2sKwipsandKritiques Kathryne Kennedy creates a unique, exquisite flavor that makes her romance a pure delight page after page, book after book.
Merrimon Book Reviews I was again swept away by Ms. Kennedy's writing. She easily transported me into her fantasy world that I'm looking forward to visiting again. Kennedy knows how to bring magical fantasy to life
Night Owl Romance Kennedy's world is intriguing and filled with pageantry and adventure.
Romantic Times If you have not discovered Kathryne Kennedy's romances yet, you are truly missing out.
Merrimon Book Reviews
Reviewer Top Pick from Night Owl Reviews
An Outstanding Book from Merrimon Book Reviews
Nominated for Book of the Week from LASR Reviews "A Tolkien-esque world combined with an eighteenth-century historical romance produces a satisfying tale with twists you'll never expect. Excellent "-Jennifer Ashley, USA Today
bestselling author of Pride Mates
In a magical land ruled by ruthless Elven lords, the Fire Lord's son Dominic Raikes plays a deadly game to conceal his growing might from his malevolent father-until his arranged bride awakens in him passions he thought he had buried forever.
Lady Cassandra has been raised in outward purity and innocence, while secretly being trained as an assassin. Her mission is to bring down the Elven Lord and his champion son. But when she gets to court she discovers that nothing is what it seems, least of all the man she married.
But beneath the gilded castles lies an unspeakable evil, greater than either Dominic or Cassandra had ever fathomed, and without each other they may not survive.
A unique combination of historical and fantasy romance, The Fire Lord's Lover will fascinate readers of Karen Monin, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Kresley Cole, and Diane Duval who will adore this imaginative unexpected love story between the son of a tyrant and the woman sent to take them both down.
The Elven Lords Historical Fantasy Romance Trilogy:
The Fire Lord's Lover (Book 1)
The Lady of the Storm (Book 2): Giles Beaumont is reluctantly assigned to protect an Elven Lord's daughter...until he falls under her enchanting spell
The Lord of Illusion (Book 3): Lord Drystan Hawkes dreams of fighting for England's freedom from the endless evils of the Elven Lords. But first he must find the beautiful slave girl who holds the secret to his quest.
What readers are saying about The Fire Lord's Lover
"It was so good that I read it in one day...and then I read it again "
"It was different; keeping me entranced trying to figure out what was going to happen next."
..".engaged and engrossed right from the first chapter in the fascinating world of Elvin magic and ensuing romance."
"It's very satisfying, as addictive as chocolate covered pretzels with a side of Nutella."
What reviewers are saying about The Fire Lord's Lover
"The Fire Lord's Lover is a touching love story that will sweep you away into another time and place where the elves rule and love is found in unlikely places."- CK2S Kwips and Kritiques
..".so well written and her characters are so rich and captivating that I simply could not put it down."- The San Francisco Book Review
"A very unique series that will enchant lovers of historicals and fantasy. A beautiful gem to be treasured."-Booklovers, Inc.
"Charming, sweeping-of-your-feet romantic and toe-curling sensuous"-Erotic Horizon
What people are saying about Kathryne Kennedy
"As darkly imaginative as Tolkien, as richly romantic as Heyer, Kennedy carves a new genre in romantic fiction." -Erin Quinn, author of Haunting Warrior
" Kennedy] has created characters that live and breathe between the pages; a talent which is, in my opinion, a hallmark of skilled storytelling."-Fresh Fiction
"Ms. Kennedy's a pro at creating memorable characters, comical situations, a fun dialog, and an endearing love story."-Sia McKye's Thoughts Over Coffee
A deliciously dark and exciting new series from acclaimed bestselling author Kathryne Kennedy
Dominic Raikes, the half-blood son of the Elven Lord himself, is betrothed to Lady Cassandra, who has been raised in a convent to keep her pure. But he little suspects that she's been secretly trained as an assassin to murder his father--and him. Original.
Praise for The Fire Lord's Lover:
As darkly imaginative as Tolkien, as richly romantic as Heyer,
Kennedy carves a new genre in romantic fiction.
-Erin Quinn, author of Haunting Warrior
If his powers are discovered, his father will destroy him...
In a magical land ruled by ruthless Elven lords, the Fire Lord's son Dominic Raikes plays a deadly game to conceal his growing might from his malevolent father-until his arranged bride awakens in him passions he thought he had buried forever...
Unless his fiancee kills him first...
Lady Cassandra has been raised in outward purity and innocence, while secretly being trained as an assassin. Her mission is to bring down the Elven Lord and his champion son. But when she gets to court she discovers that nothing is what it seems, least of all the man she married...
Then Dominic and Cassandra together uncover an unspeakable evil, one that threatens the destruction of the magical realm they would give their souls to save...
Praise for Enchanting the Lady:
Simply delightful...imaginative, historically vigorous, and ripe for further adventures.
Will cast its own spell over readers with its fabulously imaginative setting and charmingly original characters.
This captivating tale combines the excitement and edgy danger of a thriller with the treat of a romantic romp. Kennedy is going places.