Ro is wounded at heart and freuently says things like he could not allow her to get close to his heart The major impediment to their love is the fact that he is a commoner and she is royalty so he is constantly pulling away from her and reminding himself that she is unattainable I had a hard time describing what bothered me about the writing The closest I could get was there is no depth to it Everythin There are few books that completely sweep me away into their worlds and leave me thinking about them days after I ve read them In some cases I have to fight the urge to not pick it back up and read it immediately after I ve finished it Donna Hatch s ueen in Exile did just that as it held me captive the moment I pened the book and entered it s beautiful worldueen in Exile has everything I love in a good fantasy book lore action romance forbidden love a strong heroine who emulates everything I love in a main character along with a dash Rain of humor wit and suspense Donna weaved together the perfect blendf romance forbidden love and the right amount In the Matter of the Complaint Against Egbert C. Smyth and Others, Professors of the Theological Institution in Phillips Academy, Andover of action that I couldn t put the book down and happily lost sleepver reading itNot I Met Someone only is the setting beautiful and vivid but the characters are lively Jeniah is the beautiful Princessf Arden She has a hidden magic ability to blur which allows her to stay in her form and blend in Quantum (Captain Chase or look different to those looking at her Gifted with a very rare bond with a mythical creature called a chayim who will be a sourcef guidance and strength for her Jeniah is destined for great things I really love her character She has uickly become a favorite heroine The Other Islam of mine and she s a character I came to admire for her strength and wit Highly favored by his King and known for his strength Kai Darkwood was sent to Jeniah s kingdom to help them in timef war Upon arriving this Knight in shining armer sees what he thought was Jeniah in distress he kills the chayim not knowing it s rare ability Now forced into exile as war hits her kingdom and consumes everything she s ever had including her family Jeniah now finds her life is in the hands Last Man Standing of the dashing Knight Kai Darkwood Jeniah discovers Kai isn t a ruthless killer as she envisions all Knights to be and Kai who s loyal and faithful to the customsf his land finds the ability to love again even though he knows a heir to the throne and a commoner can t marry What I really love about Kai and Jeniah s relationship is how it developed I felt it was real and not a forced Light, Gesture, and Color or rushedne They both learn to trust and rely Classic Krakauer: Mark Foo's Last Ride, After the Fall, and Other Essays from the Vault on eachther and the end result is a breath taking love story that left me with a happy sigh at the end f their storyI really liked the cast f characters that make up Kai and Jeniah s guards and friends Kai s Canada oldest friend Garhern brings the right amountf snark to the story as he had me laughing ut loud I really liked the scenes with Garhern Jeniah and Kia as I felt that I was being let in n the secrets both Kia and Garhern have closely guarded for years These two know how to dish it ut
to each thereach DogFace other action the characters the twists and a possible secondary love interest made ueen in Exile come alive for me If you re looking to get swept away in a unforgettable love story fullf adventure suspense and
sprinkled with a few hot boys with swords I highly recommend picking up this book Sophie Iwith a few hot boys with swords I highly recommend picking up this book Sophie I you enjoyed the use What You Owe Me of your tag line lol Don t get me wrong I enjoyed reading it butnly because I was in the mood for something totally cliche that didn t reuire much brain power A big turn Buffalo Woman Comes Singing off for me for this book was that they were both impossibly beautiful Why do authors think we want to read. A maiden and he slays the beastDevastated by the lossf her chayim and fearing that her wn magic is evil Jeniah doubts her destiny When an enemy invades Arden City they slaughter the people storm the castle and execute the entire royal family except the princess Rescued by the knight who slew her chayim Jeniah is now heir to the throne f Arden and. This book is a favourite f mine because I am a sucker for a sweeping fantasy an epic romance and a lead female that goes from strength to strength ueen in Exile is a book I have re read several times now because I class it as ne f my comfort books The plot flows effortlessly and the
Characters Are Engaging But Beautifullyare engaging but beautifully Jeniah is a beautiful person inside and ut and I will forever be in love with Kai because I would love a knight in shining armour Yes I know I m meant to be a strong independent woman so sue me to sweep me Blind Spots off my feet The battle is long and hard for both characters and the ending is hard fought for literally and even the romance has to be fought for There s a message here that I like to holdn to and that s that all the good stuff in life is worth fighting for and it won t be won easily A charming romantic and fantastical novel that will entrance any reader Happy Birthday to me This was a book that I just got from a spoiling friend for my Birthday All I can ever say about Donna Hatch is that I LOVE HER I wish she wrote books weekly and I wish I could read them A Boy and A Bear in a Boat over andver for the first time I loved this book I can finally say it againI LOVED A BOOK It s felt like forever since I have wanted to endlessly read a book The main hearthrob Kai is everything you ever want in your leading man I even loved Jeniah They were so great together and I really love it when an author actually lets them interact through the whole book It makes the story so much believable They had amazing chemistry and the story just flowedI like the magic element even though I thought it was kept at a minimum The beginning part was hard when Arden was falling but how it all ended was so goodI truly will read this book SOS over andver I loved it I think unless I pick up a romance novel I really don t want very much romance in my book If it is very very secondary I don t mind but if it s the main point f the story I m not interested I think I ve grown less tolerant in this area than I ve been in the past It seems like the romance here was a little too sickeningly sweet and I don t want that in my
fantasy novelsThe characters just didn t do it for me here I mightnovelsThe characters just didn t do it for me here I might been able to get past the romance if I had really liked the characters but I didn t connect I love romance and this was cute but the creatures I couldn t see them in my mind This book really should have been divided into three books to allow the princes to grow in character she has her Young all through the book and then suddenly grow up to get back her kingdom this would take some time f learning and although it was supposed to happen with her chayimOnly the chayim didn t tell her how Thought it would happen withthe wise women in Darbor but that didn t happen either One book is the happening developing characters and the The Roman Family over throwf the kingdom and to get her Darbor The second to have the King Hirvenmetsästäjä of Darbor teach her about Protocol and affairsf running a kingdom because in the book her father never let her in the council room to learn this and secretly under her disguise as Lady Illane she meets Aragaeth and his suspicion Hollywood Walk of Fame: 2000 Sensational Stars, Star Makers and Legends of her as the princess grows he would not know her at sight because she is young and being the adversary he would not have been invited to the kingdomf Arden And the developing A Christmas Miscellany of the romance with Kai and Aragaeth taking her as prisoner her character continues to growThe third book is I had a lotf problems with this story Both characters were gorgeous and they spent plenty Too Bad to Die of time mooningver the physical perfection OXENBOXEN of thether Despite the action most Resist (Wicked Ways Book 1) of it feels like a dramatic teen romance The he. Rumorsf War hang Beautiful Ghosts (Inspector Shan, over Princess Jeniah's peaceful countryf Arden a land that shuns both magic and warfare Following a lifelong dream Jeniah forms a telepathic bond with a revered creature called a chayim who is prophesied to save her kingdom But when a Darborian knight comes upon Jeniah with her chayim he sees nly a vicious monster about to devour. About two perfect people falling in love Completely unrelatable It wasn t a
Problem That He Wasthat he was masculine beauty until I found ut she was also ethereally beautifulI was smiling while I read it but in the same way that I try not to laugh during the scene in Twilight where Edward is trying to stop sucking Bella s blood all while Emmett and Jasper are having a tribal fire dance in the background If that made any sense Fun typical easy read about a rather meaningless romance Sorry to those who loved it Second read September 2011 Enjoyed it as much this time around Donna s Fantasy novel is totally different than her Regency books Both are enjoyable and full Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, of awesome characters I hope she write s in both genres First read May 2010 Donna Hatch is uickly becoming a favorite authorf mine I ve read all her regencies and was excited to see what her fantasy world would be like I wasn t disappointed it was clear that Hatch put a lot The Indian in the Cupboard (The Indian in the Cupboard, of thought into creating her worldf Arden and the surrounding countries as well as all the new and interesting creatures that roamed the land Princess Jeniah was very believable and consistent While her character did
throughout the story I still felt like she stayed true to herself she was given Reasoning and the Logic of Things opportunities to show her character throughout her trials I liked that she was smart and could take caref herself and was also still vulnerable and wasn t afraid to get help I am definitely a fan The Holcroft Covenant / The Rhinemann Exchange of Kai Team Kai he was a great hero and I loved watching him fall in love with Jeniah they had great chemistry together I really enjoyed their story I m pretty sure this is a stand alone novel which I liked It was nice entering their world and having some satisfactory conclusions at the end However it also would have been nice if it had been a trilogy and some things draggedut a little either way it s a great read and I recommend it to anyone who enjoys a good romantic fantasy Content Warning There is a lot The Night Before Christmas: or, A Visit from St. Nicholas: The Heirloom Edition of war battle scenes and some violence Otherwise it s pretty clean Bookworm Rating 45Similar Books You May Enjoy I really really enjoyed this book It was a beautifully written fantasy romance with a clean romance that I just loved The touchf fantasy that was thrown in made it a great read for me It s pure escapism so that made it perfect for the mood I was in I ll be looking for by this author A well documented weakness The Queens Assassin (Queens Secret, of mine is a Hot Boy with Sword and what could possibly be better than a knight sent to help a neighboring kingdom prepare for a war The answer is nothingf course because that premise alone has me hooked Donna Hatch pens an absolutely delicious fantasy rich in setting and with a plot that will leave you wondering what s coming around the next corner The journey that Kai and Jeniah take is Space Calculated in Seconds one that removes Jeniah from thenly land she s known into literally foreign territory Her Lightning only companion is Kai who is bound by duty and completely closedff If you love romance as much as I do you may have grinned right there because let me tell you the reason the story kept me riveted is because Digital Web of their developing relationship I do need to add that the mythologyf the chayim created a nice plot element and enriched the fantasy aspect f the story Plus who doesn t love a terrifying beastie Mygrow throughout the story I still felt like she stayed true to herself she was
Love For Politics In Fantasy Stories Isfor politics in fantasy stories is satisfied as well because the intracacies f alliances torn apart and challenged is a main themeSo when you re in the mood to read about a princess a knight a perilous journey and that War of Hearts once in a lifetime romance pick up Donna Hatch s ueen in Exile you ll be lost in a fantasy world filled with adventure. Thenly hope for freeing her people from tyrannyOn the run and hunted by enemy soldiers Jeniah must place her life and the fate f her kingdom in the hands f this trained killer Torn between embracing her destiny as ueen af Arden and her love for a mere knight she must ultimately rely n her magic to save herself and her people from death and tyran.