Review: The Wicked (Elder Races #5.5) by Thea Harrison

The Wicked - Thea Harrison
The Wicked 

 Elder Races #5.5  
 Thea Harrison  
 Paranormal Romance - Urban Fantasy - Shapeshifter's  
 Samhain Publishing  
 July 2nd 2013  


The adventure of a lifetime might just end in turmoil, but when it includes meeting your future mate, who gives a hoot? 


A Novella of the Elder Races


For a librarian with a focus on rare magic books, Olivia’s new job is a dream come true. She has been hired as part of a team to help manage the safe transportation of the collection of books owned by the Vampyre sorceress Carling Severan. The fact that the library is located on a mysterious island in an Other land only heightens the adventure. 

Head of security for the expedition, Sebastian Hale is tired of his rootless life of adventure and finds himself attracted to the calm, beautiful librarian. But he is living a personal nightmare. He has been hit with a curse that is slowly taking away his sight, and he doesn’t know if he will survive the results. 


But the powerful feelings growing between them, along with Sebastian’s inner turmoil, take a backseat when they learn there is a traitor lurking among their expedition team. With Elder Races politics and a priceless library on the line, they’ll have to rely on each other to survive the experience. 


Warning: When a librarian who likes to nest meets an owl Wyr who has always lived for adventure, their romance won’t just be fly-by-night…




~ 5 The Wicked Stars ~


The Wicked is a novella #5.5 in the Elder Races series. This novella gives you a wonderful taste of the world and supernatural creatures.


Olivia is a witch and librarian, so her life is not full of adventure. She plans to change that, but she did not expect it to be so changed. Sebastian is a Wyr and has lived a life of adventure through his security company. He is taking on one last task and avoiding what happened on his last gig. These two made a perfect couple. They fit and helped each other out when it was needed. The relationship builds at a pace that works for them and left me satisfied.


I love this series, especially the novellas. I have been re-reading my favorites and The Wicked is one of them. I just love that we get a little snippet of Grace and Khalil. These two are one of my favorite couples in this series and it was nice to have a peek into there lives again. Khalil’s daughter Phaedra makes an appearance and ttys to make an effort to work with others, proving that she is not as unstable as most believe her to be.


The Wicked is full of danger, intrigue, betrayal, and love. I highly recommend picking up the Elder Races series.


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