Sunday, December 29, 2013

Release Day Review: Hunter by Joanne Wadsworth

A novella that can be read as a standalone, only 99 cents on Amazon!!!

To love and protect…across worlds.

Nineteen-year-old Lieska Alura, a Dralion warrior from the planet Magio, calls an Australian Outback station her home away from home. Hounded by her skilled hunter senses, she is on a mission to track down one man, her soul-bound mate.

Peacian protector and hunter, Cole Cyrano, is driven by his soul’s demand to find his mated one, a woman he knows is his enemy. Dralion and Peacio are at war, and he ignores his soul’s call. Except Lieska shows up during a fierce training session inside his protectors’ arena, and his soul demands he protect her.

Completely, yet impossibly matched, they decide to renounce their bond, only not all goes as planned when Lieska receives word bushfires rage across her Outback station. She leaves, and now nothing can keep Cole from the hunt. He joins Lieska in driving the station’s cattle toward the mighty river, and the chase is on…against both nature and each other. Can the mated pair find their place together in a world at war?

A Young Adult, New Adult Fantasy Romance.

My Review!

Rating: 4 stars!

*I received a copy of this from the author in exchange for an honest review. :)

I am loving this series so much, so when I heard about this little novella featuring one of Dralion's main warriors, I jumped on the chance to read it early! It was a nice little tie-over until the third book in Joanne Wadsworth's Magio-Earth series, Enchanter, is released in May 2014. 

Hunter was an adorable novella featuring some of the characters we've come to love and a new couple who realizes that they'd rather fight for the soul-bond they have with each other than let it go because they're enemies.

The main character, Lieska, is one of Dralion's warriors who lives on the station in Australia. She's one of Hope's best friends, and she's a hunter who's senses have caught onto one of Peacio's protectors. What she finds out is that he's her soul-bound mate, and she'll have to decide whether or not to release him from their bond.

But Cole won't give up that easily. He's a hunter too, a guy who likes danger and challenges, dares and a pretty warrior who makes him feel protective. He follows her to the station, not ready to give up on their soul-bond. After all, Hope and Silas, and Faith and Davio have been able to hide their relationships a secret and stay together. Cole and Lieska are both warriors who don't back down from a little danger. When Cole stays and helps Lieska and her friends battle against the brushfires to save their livestock, Lieska decides that she can't let him go. As long as they have each other, they'll figure it out.

I loved the humorous and sweet relationship between Cole and Lieska. Although a short novella, I still felt like I could connect with the characters, and I loved seeing Hope and Silas again. This series has quickly become a favorite, and I can't wait to see what happens with the rest of the characters! Can their soul-bonds with each other bring their two countries peace? :)


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Joanne Wadsworth
AUTHOR, Where Romance Meets Fantasy and Adventure…


  1. Loved the review. Thanks so much, Holly. Enchanter will be here real soon. I can't wait.


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