Thursday, February 23, 2017

[AudioBook Review]: Born of Vengeance by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Title: Born of Vengeance
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
Narrated: Fred Berman
Series: The League: Nemesis Rising
Genre: SciFi Romance
Release Date: February 7, 2017

I received this book from Macmillan Audio, in exchange for an honest review.

Summary:  A fate worse death...

Bastien Cabarro survived the brutal slaughter of his entire family only to have his wife pin their murders on him. Made Ravin by The League, he is now a target for their assassins-in-training to hunt and kill. The average life expectancy for such beings is six weeks. But defying the odds is what this Gyron Force officer does best, and Bastien won't rest until he lays his betrayers in their graves.

Ten years later, he has one chance to balance the scales of justice, provided he relies on his former wingman--the very sister of the woman who testified against him.

Major Ember Wyldestarrin joined the outlaw Tavali the day Kirovar fell in the the hands of a tyrant, and she and her sister-team were left on an outpost to die under the barrage of enemy fire. The last thing she wants is to be involved in politics again. But the one thing she wants more than anything is revenge on the tyrant who murdered her parents and forced her and her sisters into exile. Carrying a secret she knows Bastien will annihilate her over, she must find some way to trust her former wingman before he catches on and kills her. Even so, treachery doesn't come easy to a woman who took a loyalty oath to protect her homeworld and comrades-in-arms, especially when Bastien is much more to her than just a former wingman.

Yet as she tries to do right for her family, she learns that Bastien doesn't just hold the key to the fate of Kirovar, he is vital to The Sentella-League war, and to The Tavali. If she doesn't ensure he survives this mission, three nations fall, and time for all of them is quickly running out.

Thoughts: This latest book is about Bastien and Ember and getting revenge on the family members who ruined their lives.  I really liked these two.  Like past books in the series there were a few repeated scenes but this time from Bastien's point of view. I like that Kenyon does that, it's interesting seeing events from different characters point of view. Naturally, I loved this book. There hasn't been a book in this series that I didn't like.

There is also a bonus story at the end of this book featuring Nykyrian & Julian.

Score: 4 Stars

Author Website:

The League: Nemesis Rising
Born of Night
Born of Fire
Born of Ice
Fire & Ice (In Other Worlds)
Born of Shadows
Born of Silence
Clock & Silence
Born of Fury
Born of Defiance
Born of Betrayal
Born of Legend
Born of Vengeance
Born of Trouble - February 2018
Born of Darkness - February 2019

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