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Review: Unbound by Sara Humphreys

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Unbound
Author:
Sara Humphreys
Reviewer: Gikany & Una
Rating: B

What We’re Talking About:

Unbound is a short and sweet novella in the Amoveo series. Zach, a guardian and lion shifter briefly introduced in Unclaimed, has accepted that he will never find his mate.  Therefore to live life to the fullest, he heads to the beach for a little rest, relaxation, and recovery from wounds he received in the previous novel.

Zach comes to fear that his mate is human which means that even if he mates with her, he will lose his powers anyway.  However, Annabelle is no simple human.  She has a gift of seeing people’s past with her touch.  But it is not her gift that is dangerous, but her familial connections.  Annabelle is related to the Caedo family, a group of humans who are trying to annihilate the Amoveo.  She knows who and what Zach is, and in order to protect him, she tries to deny him.

Overall we enjoyed this novella.  It is cute and a light read.  We thought that Zach and Annabelle’s story could have been much longer.  We wanted to learn more about Annabelle and her Caedo family.  We had a short peak into Annabelle’s history but learned almost nothing of Zach’s.  The smexy scene in the middle dominated the page time, but it was passionately fun.  It was a bit confusing to the mythology that an Amoveo who mates with a human loses his powers.  We did not recall this tidbit and felt the need to reread the previous novels to clear up our confusion.

Although the ending felt a bit weak and that Zach was being so overprotective that he doesn’t give his people the benefit of a doubt, we did like Unbound.  We hope to see more of Zach and Annabelle in the future; we have faith in the Amoveo with their victory over the purists and that Zach’s distrust of his friends will be proved wrong.  For any fans of the Amoveo series, this is a smexy must read.

Our Rating:  B, Liked It

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About the Book:

The forces that bind them can also tear them apart…

Zachary McKenna is a warrior shapeshifter from the Lion Clan, trying to catch a break in the sun and surf of Mexico. Mai Tais and scantily clad beach beauties are just what he needs after his last battle. But the fun doesn’t last long before a beautiful young woman is mugged on his doorstep and Zach is pulled right back into the fray.

Zach has no idea of the danger Annabelle has unwittingly brought to his doorstep, until he discovers that losing her will almost certainly destroy him…

Release Date: January 6, 2014
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Series:
Amoveo Legend #5.5
ISBN: #B00NQEUEP8
Genre:
Paranormal Romance
Format(s):
E-book
Book Source: Author

Purchase Info:
Unbound (The Amoveo Legend #5.5)

Reviews in the Series:
Unleashed by Sara Humphreys (Amoveo Legend #1)
Untouched by Sarah Humphreys (Amoveo Legend #2)
Untamed by Sara Humphreys (Amoveo Legend #3)
Undone by Sara Humphreys (Amoveo Legend #4)
Unclaimed by Sara Humphreys (Amoveo Legend #5)

  • Sara Humphreys

    Thank you xx

    • UnaReads

      Thank you, we enjoy this series!

  • Melanie Simmons

    This looks like a fun series. I need to find time to move it higher on my TBR list.

    • UnaReads

      It is a good series and we enjoy the mythology. Her spin off from it (NYC Vamps) is also very good.

  • Well that does sound fun. I’ve seen hers about but not tried them yet. Will have to give them a go I think 😀

    • UnaReads

      I hope you do and enjoy them as we have! Feel free to see previous reviews posted here as we have read them all!

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