Review: Softly at Sunrise by Maya Banks

Posted August 24, 2012 by Francesca in Reviews / 0 Comments

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Review: Softly at Sunrise by Maya Banks
Softly at Sunrise
by Maya Banks

3 Stars


Released: August 21 2012
Series: KGI #5.5
Published by Maya Banks
Pages: 132



Well….a couple of things first.  Even though this story is #5.5 in the series, this actually takes place in the middle of book six.  However, there is only one minor reference to something that I guess happens in that book and everything else is independent.

Problem with automatically buying books by an author you like?  You stop reading blurbs.  At least I do.  Anyway, I’m reading this series already so of course I bought this the day it came out.  But here’s the problem.  This story is mainly about Ethan and Rachel.  My least favorite couple in the series.

Ethan and Rachel have had the worst time getting together and quite frankly I had some issues to start with in their book (#1) because their marriage was already in shambles when she got taken and tortured.  How could their marriage be at that low point and then after she’s gone through so much we can expect a HEA?  I do think this short story was needed because it gives an epilogue to their romance.  If not an epilogue it opens up another chapter.

I wish I could’ve seen a little more of them connecting in this story, however they are the same distant people.  Except now Rachel is pregnant…with twins.  And she started working again.

At least I’m happy to see some of the Kelly family that I was missing in the last book!

I cannot tell you how excited I am to read PJ & Cole’s book though.  They might take the top spot as my favorite couple (now occupied by Sam and Sophie).

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About Maya Banks

Maya Banks is the #1 New York Times, #1 USA Today and international bestselling author of over 50 novels. A wife and mother of three, she lives in Texas.

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I’m a 30 something sun lover living in the Big Apple (read New York).I’m a book and coffee addict and lover of all things elephants.

I get easily distracted by pictures of sexy guys and have tons of book boyfriends.I keep all my alpha males chained to my basement and guard them fiercely.*Back off bitches*I like to see Jason Momoa as a lot of those boyfriends, because ….. mmmmmmm JASON.MOMOA!

I’m a part time graphic designer (yes, everything you see on UTC has been done by me), run my husband's business from home and on a good day I’m a self appointed superwoman (she who can do it all).I love blogging with my girls and I couldn’t do it any other way!My first love is everything paranormal, but in the past few years I’ve re-learned to love contemporary romance.Every once in a while I like to mix things up with a historical romance, a steampunk or an LGBT book.Because I need variety to avoid book slumps.I don’t always need an HEA although I prefer one, and I love authors that can rip my heart out and make me ugly cry.
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