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Storm of Wrath: A Tale of Vikings Elves & Gods - The Cursed Elves #3 - cover

Storm of Wrath: A Tale of Vikings Elves & Gods - The Cursed Elves #3

Diedra Drake

Publisher: Apache Creek Publishing

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Summary

A year and a half passed uneventfully, until one of Priscilla's closest friends is kidnapped. The adventure takes her along a path from Sweden, through rural New York state, Dallas, the Gulf of Mexico, and familiar Houston, Texas. 
  
Meanwhile, an old nemesis from House Morales appears, and secrets kept for a century boil to the surface. It's not long before her loved ones become the target of ceaseless attacks from all directions. 
  
Despite having to cope with unexplained bouts of weakness, Priscilla must somehow protect everyone - without her growing powers drawing the attention of the Gods. 
  
Content Warning: This book is written for adults and contains adult content to include violence, murder, gore, cursing, sex, and adult intimacy (bisexual / gay / straight relationships and polyamory). The topic of a past sexual assault is also involved in this storyline. While it is not discussed in graphic detail, there are some who may find the content upsetting if they are not expecting it.

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