This is book two in the Eternal Mates series. So far this is the only series that I've read by Felicity Heaton, which is a fact that I need to change soon. I've greatly enjoyed reading the first books of this series.
This book starts off pretty much where we left off in book one. There is a war going on in the Third Realm of Hell. Thorne, the demon king of the Third Realm, is ready to go to war with the king of the Fifth Realm. Loren, the elf prince hero from book one, is providing support to Thorne. Archangel is throwing in its support too. They are allowing Sable to lead a team of 50 men and women into help to fight immortals. There is also support from vampires and werewolves, who do not get along on a good day.
Thorne is a complex character. He is a demon who was raised mostly by his mother, as his father was busy being king. He wanted in every way to be the king that his parents would've wanted him to be, but his kingdom has been at war for centuries. This war is taking a toll on the kingdom and the king. Thorne has spent pretty much all his time just trying to be the best king he could be, he has done nothing for himself. To my amazement, he is a virgin. We read a ton of virgin heroines in PNR, not many heroes.
Sable is a warrior. She was an orphan, who knows nothing of her parentage. She has been part of Archangel for most of her life. She fights and fights more. She has no need for relationships or friends mostly. Outside of Olivia, she has no friends. She has always felt "apart" from the group. She is hoping with this trip to Hell, she can prove herself to Archangel that she is the leader and warrior she knows she can be.
This pair are both very alpha in every way. They both have a lot to prove, not to just themselves and each other, but to each of their own people. There is also the issue of Bleu, the elf commander who has his eyes on Sable. There is a large amount of animosity between Bleu and Thorne, which is more than Sable can stand. With a war brewing, it makes things even more difficult. Add a vampire who just likes to cause strife, and you have a ton of chaos.
The world building continues to grow. We meet characters from other series, Vampire Erotic Theatre, which is a series I need to get on my TBR list very soon. I'm hoping to see more of these great characters as they each get their own books. We get a great glimpse of who will be the hero and heroine in book three. I can't wait to get to that book, which comes out soon.
**Book was provided to me by the author. This review is my opinion and was not requested or provoked in anyway by the author.