Royal Airs

Royal Airs

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Josetta is a princess of one of the Five Families. But she is far from the throne, so she is free to spend her days working in the poorest sections of the city. Rafe Adova lives the life of a career gambler in those slums. He has no real ambition--until the night he helps a girl named Corene, who looks like she's stumbled into the wrong bar. Josetta is fascinated by the man who has helped her sister. Rafe is unlike anyone she's encountered--someone seemingly devoid of elemental blessings. Rafe is also drawn to Josetta, but when he is assaulted by foreign mercenaries and they discover the reason behind the attack, Rafe and Josetta realize that the truth could endanger not only their newfound love, but also their very lives...
Publisher: New York : Ace Books, [2014]
Edition: Ace mass-market edition
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9780425261729
0425261727
Characteristics: 401 pages ; 18 cm
Call Number: SHINN, S

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RogueJen
Jul 17, 2016

A nice addition to the world of the Elemental Blessings. I enjoyed reading more about Josetta and Corene and it was nice to see how they have grown and matured since the first book. I also liked learning more about the other countries that surround Welce - but it would be nice if the other societies were not all so brutally flawed (or if Shinn explained more about them so we get a fuller picture).

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Eosos
Jun 06, 2014

I am not much of a chick lit reader and these books would seem to be just the kind I would avoid but I really love this series. The world building is fantastic, all the magical features are fascinating and I even like the love interests.

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andreareads
Apr 09, 2014

An entertaining tale, but I wasn't totally satisfied with the ending. (The problem of the Berringey bloodline remains, as far as I'm concerned.)

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wendysweetie
Mar 21, 2014

I enjoyed this read a lot. Sharon Shinn sure knows how to write about love and friendship. This is a real feel good book, just the way I like it.

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Apr 09, 2014

From the time she had been very young, she had known how to keep her temper. Navigating the shifting currents of palace intrigue had required a clear head and absolute concentration . . .

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andreareads
Apr 09, 2014

“I will take it as a given that you wish to do me honor, but I would be spared the tedium of experiencing it.”

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