Review: Oath Bound by Rachel Vincent

Oath Bound by Rachel Vincent

Title: Oath Bound (An Unbound Novel, #3)
Author: Rachel Vincent
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Publisher: Harlequin Mira (30th April 2013)

The Tower Syndicate will fall…

THE SECRET DAUGHTER of the head of an infamous Skilled crime family, Sera Brandt has hidden her past, her potential and especially her powers. But when a tragedy strikes her other family, Sera needs justice. And the only way to get it is to reveal her heritage – including a rare Skill – and take the reins of the Tower Syndicate from her cunning and malicious aunt.

If he can figure out how…

Kristopher Daniels might have the answer. He’s fought the syndicate to protect his sisters, but he’s never realized just how close to the new heir he needed to get…

And if they can survive

Neither is used to trusting. But there’s something between them that can’t be ignored. And so Sera is on the run with a man she can’t figure out, a target on her back and the new knowledge of just how powerful she really is…

Rating: *** (3 stars)

In OATH BOUND Rachel Vincent brings to a conclusion her adult series UNBOUND. Like the previous two books, OATH BOUND introduces us to two new main characters and narrators – although there is a link to the previous books, and we get to see some of the characters from them again. OATH BOUND tells the story of Sera the eldest daughter of the late Tower Syndicate boss, and Kristopher who is trying to rescue those caught under the oaths of the syndicates.

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Review: Shadow Bound by Rachel Vincent

Shadow Bound by Rachel Vincent, UK edition.

Title: Shadow Bound (An Unbound Novel, #2)
Author: Rachel Vincent
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Publisher: Mira (1st June 2012)


Shadow-walker Kori, able to travel from one human shadow to another, keeps her powers hidden from the world. Until supernatural crime lord Tower imprisons her and suppresses her magic. Freedom for her, and her magician sister Kenley, now comes at a price.

The job? Recruit Ian Holt, a man who can manipulate darkness – or kill him.

Yet Ian has a mission of his own: assassinate Kenley, whose unique powers give Tower a deadly advantage in their underworld.

Fighting for two different sides, Kori and Ian can’t deny the desperate magnetic pull that draws them together. But in a world of black and white, of good and evil, can their love survive in the shadows?

Rating: **** (4 stars)

Shadow Bound is the second book in the An Unbound Novel trilogy. This book focuses on Kori Daniels, who appeared in Blood , Bound, and Ian Holt.

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Review: Blood Bound by Rachel Vincent

Unbound #1

Blood Bound by Rachel Vincent

Title: Blood Bound (Unbound #1)
Author: Rachel Vincent
Genre:  Urban Fantasy
Publisher:  Mira (1st September 2011)

Bound by blood, condemned by fate.

As a blood tracker, Liv is extremely powerful. And in a world where power is a commodity that can get you killed, Live’s learnt to survive by her own rules.

Rule number one? Trust no one.

When a friend’s daughter goes missing, Liv is bound by a potent magical oath. She can’t rest until the child is safe. And that means trusting her dangerous ex, Cam.

A sinister prophecy tells that she and Cam will be the death of each other, yet Liv’s tired of being a slave to destiny. She’s ready to play the forces controlling her world at their own game.

No matter what the cost.

Rating: *****
(5 stars)

Blood Bound is the first book in Rachel Vincent’s new adult series Unbound. As I enjoyed her The Shifters series, this was a must read for me.

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