Storm Warrior by Dani Harper
Narrator: Justine Eyre
Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
Date Read: October 2013
Enslaved for millennia by the masters of the Welsh faery realm, the fierce Celtic warrior Rhys is doomed to wander the earth forever. But when a brave beauty unwittingly breaks the enchantment, he is drawn into a strange new world…and an all-consuming desire.
Sensible Morgan doesn’t believe in magic—until a mysterious being saves her from a fate worse than death, and life as she knows it changes forever. Now the man of her dreams has become flesh and blood, igniting a spark in Morgan’s soul which science cannot explain. But even a love that transcends time may not be strong enough to withstand the power of an ancient curse.
From the best-selling author of Changeling Moon, this stirring novel of passion and magic launches an addictive new series for fans of paranormal romance.
Publisher: Brilliance Audio, Montlake Romance
Series: Grim #1
Also by this author: Storm Bound br> br>
Read from October 09 to 13, 2013
Listened for Review (Brilliance)
Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-Thon Oct Read
Overall Rating: 4.00
Story Rating: 3.75
Character Rating: 4.25
Audio Rating: 4.00 (not part of the overall rating)
First Thought when Finished: Storm Warrior was an awesome audiobook to fill in the hours of the 24 Hour Read-a-Thon! Just enough romance, action, and fun!
Story Thoughts: Automatic Hook Alert: Put a freaking vet as your lead character and I am almost guaranteed to read the story. This was the perfect occupation for Morgan and a great backdrop for Storm Warrior. Needless to say there is a lot of fae “messing around” going on and a whole lot of “magic doesn’t exist” thoughts. That combines to make a story that is both fun and annoying at times. I love how Rhys’ story played out because it never felt rushed or forced. I felt that Dani stayed true to both of the leads and that made Storm Warrior that much more interesting because there were some major hurdles to overcome!
Character Thoughts: Rhys was an awesome leading man. I loved his protectiveness, giving attitude, and gratefulness. He was very unique in the way he approached things (alpha yet not overbearing)and I fell in love with him from the beginning. Loved Morgan though she annoyed me at times. She was strong, smart, caring, and really good with animals. Dani took her occupation and made it part of the story. Morgan’s friends were the bomb diggity! They were smart, unusual, and fantastically fun. Old man and little dude (their names are slipping my mind)were great friends to Rhys and he needed that! The characters really shined and made Storm Warrior great.
Narrated By Justine Eyre / Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
I am a fan of Justine! I think she has great timing and does a great job with characters that have accents. She nails Morgan and does a pretty good job on Rhys. Overall, this was a good book on audio!
Final Thoughts: This was my first Dani Harper book but it won’t be my last!
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