Series Spotlight (August 7-10) + Giveaway: Fantasyland by Kristen Ashley ~ Day Two – The Golden Dynasty!

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Series Spotlight (August 7-10) + Giveaway: Fantasyland by Kristen Ashley ~  Day Two – The Golden Dynasty!

It’s day two of our Fantasyland series spotlight! Today we have Splage’s 5-star review for The Golden Dynasty the 2nd book in the series! You can check out the review for Wildest Dreams, the 1st book in the series, in our day one post here!

Don’t forget to enter our giveaway, one of two $10 Amazon gift cards could be yours! Just fill out the Rafflecopter down below. And remember all the books in the series are on sale for a limited time and Midnight Soul, book 5, is available for pre-order!

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Series Spotlight (August 7-10) + Giveaway: Fantasyland by Kristen Ashley ~  Day Two – The Golden Dynasty!The Golden Dynasty by Kristen Ashley
on August 22nd 2011
Genres: Romance, Paranormal
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Circe Quinn goes to sleep at home and wakes up in a corral filled with women wearing sacrificial virgin attire - and she is one of them. She soon finds out that she’s not having a wild dream, she’s living a frightening nightmare where she’s been transported to a barren land populated by a primitive people and in short order, she’s installed very unwillingly on her white throne of horns as their Queen.

Dax Lahn is the king of Suh Tunak, The Horde of the nation of Korwahk and with one look at Circe, he knows she will be his bride and together they will start The Golden Dynasty of legend.

Circe and Lahn are separated by language, culture and the small fact she’s from a parallel universe and has no idea how she got there or how to get home. But facing challenge after challenge, Circe finds her footing as Queen of the brutal Korwahk Horde and wife to its King, then she makes friends then she finds herself falling in love with this primitive land, its people and especially their savage leader. 

Splage’s Review


**image courtesy of Dorsey**

5 ROCKIN STARS!! LOVED IT!! Old Fashion Bodice Ripper, Kristen Ashley Style!

There is so much I loved about The Golden Dynasty, but it isn’t for everyone. It has rape, spousal abuse, brutal savagery. I just put it all in perspective of the timeframe it was written for and thought it was phenomenal. I am a sucker for the bodice ripper, but what made KA style bodice ripper so much better was the emotion and connection to the characters, so much more depth. I also love that she gives you a sneak peek of the coming chapter with her titles and that when the story could be over she gives you so much more. These two characteristics of KA writing were very prevalent in The Golden Dynasty.

If you liked the Khal Drogo/Daenerys love story on Games of Thrones this is a MUST read. KA gives you a better story with a HEA and the whole time you can picture Jason Momoa as Lahn.

This story was action packed with Wife Hunts, Claimings, Challenges and Executions. The details were gruesome and riveting. KA did a good job with the whole parallel universe/paranormal explanations. She kept it simple which I was thankful for. Even the language barrier between the hero and heroine worked for me, although some of the effect was lost when she would put the translations at the end of the chapter.

If you are a Kristen Ashley fan, especially of her over the top caveman alpha and her strong and smart minded heroines YOU HAVE TO READ THIS BOOK!!

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About Kristen Ashley

Kristen Ashley grew up in Brownsburg, Indiana but has lived in Denver, Colorado and the West Country of England. Thus she has been blessed to have friends and family around the globe. Her posse is loopy (to say the least) but loopy is good when you want to write.

Kristen was raised in a house with a large and multi-generational family. They lived on a very small farm in a small town in the heartland and existed amongst the strains of Glenn Miller, The Everly Brothers, REO Speedwagon and Whitesnake (and the wardrobes that matched).

Needless to say, growing up in a house full of music, clothes and love was a good way to grow up.

And as she keeps growing up, it keeps getting better.

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1 year 6 days ago

My all time fav book in this series is The Golden Dynasty!! I love it!

1 year 5 days ago

It’s definitely my favorite in the series too Gabrielle! Since you love The Fax, you’ll definitely enjoy Midnight Soul!!!

1 year 5 days ago

*The DAX!!!….love auto correct….NOT!

Good luck and thanks for stopping by!

Kim P
Kim P
1 year 9 days ago

I haven’t started this series yet, but I love the Rock Chick and Dream Man series!

1 year 9 days ago

This is a great series if you like fantasy/PRN….but even if you don’t it’s KA so you can’t go wrong!! Thanks for stopping by and good luck Kim!!

PS…KA’s Colorado Mountain series ROCKS!!