Author: Claudy Conn
Source: Author Requested Review
Genre: Paranormal Fantasy Romance
Format: eNovella, 70 pgs
Release Date: November 10, 2011
Fact one: By tradition and treaty, Fae do not interfere with the human world—it is against the rules.
Fact two: For a Royal Fae prince who suffers from the ennui of immortality, watching and interacting with humans—especially lovely, spirited human females—can be entertaining.
Fact three: When entertainment changes to affection, and affection becomes love, rules will be broken.
His name is Breslyn, Prince of Dagda of the Tuatha Dé. He is a royal Fae, immortal and endowed with more than eye candy looks. He is a being with immeasurable powers but life for him lacked something—so he looked around, and found...humans.
Watching their lives and interactions, from another dimension filled him with feelings he had thought long lost in the ennui of immortality. The more he watched--the more addicted to their antics he became. An affection for the human race grew inside the heart Fae are not supposed to have, and it was inevitable that he began to have preferences with regards to them.
In 1314, when Scotland’s rule was in jeopardy and the British were about to take more than they should, he chose a side--and then he saw her, and nothing would ever be the same for the prince ever again…
This first in the Prince Breslyn novella trilogy is a great companion/addition to Claudy Conn's Legend series.
For those familiar with the Legend series, this quick read tells the story of Prince Breslyn and Chartelle, his "first human love" back in 1314 Scotland.
Those who haven't had a chance to read the Legend yet, will find this to be a quick insight into Bres as well as an introduction to some of the characters who are the ancestors of those appearing in the series. Since the Legend series takes place, for the most part, in present day, the reader doesn't need to know anything about the series to enjoy this novella.
Breslyn, sexy bad boy Fae prince, rule breaker, a favorite of the Fae queen, is "phenomenal of mind and body" - just ask him, he'll tell ya himself. He also has a heart of gold, is loyal and faithful, if a bit arrogant and spoiled.
Chartelle is "an exceptional beauty [who] captured [Bres'] breath", twenty, married for convenience for the past three years and after producing a son, her husband, whose taste is for males, left the marriage bed. Her husband is also a traitor to Scotland. Bres wants her, promises the demise of her traitorous husband and awakens Chartelle's sensuality.
Storm, Chartelle's brother, and Alexis provide even more romance for the story. My goodness does Storm move fast and Alexis lets him even though she yet keeps a secret from him.
Gorgeous Danté, Royal Fae Prince of Lugh, makes a cameo appearance near the end.
Includes previews from the first book in Claudy's Shadow Vampire series and her Legend series:
"Like sexy vampires? Meet Damon from Shadowheart—Slayer"
Grogeous Fae, Druids and the humans they love more your style? Spellbound—Legend
I am eagerly awaiting the next novella in this trilogy to see what other goodies can be found in Breslyn's past.
Fans of paranormal romance, fantasy romance and Conn's Legend series should enjoy this novella.