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Kerrigan Argon, a half-human, half-Fae, has joined the Dragon Society against almost everyone’s wishes.
A year of training is required with her dragon.
But first she must travel with the dark Fae prince, Fordham Ollivier, back to his home in the House of Shadows. Nothing but slavery and death has ever awaited a half-Fae in their halls.
Yet something is wrong within their wicked world. A thousand year old spell is weakening. Cracks forming in the foundation. And Kerrigan may just be their ruin or their salvation.
Linde is absolutely knocking it out of the park with the Royal Houses series and it’s killing me to have to wait so long in between each series. Because I’m so eager to know what’s going to happen. Fast-paced and my goodness, the tension between Kerrigan and Fordham is through the roof!
Book 2 pretty much picks up where the last one ended, not going to lie, since it’s been so long I definitely forgot some things here and there. But as I kept reading, my memory of what happened was coming back. Kerrigan has a rigorous year to get through to officially be a part of the Society. She’s definitely come along way and has faced so much adversity because of what she is. She’s paving the way for her future and there’s quite a bit working against her.
I loved how engaging this story is from beginning to end. I wasn’t expecting all the different POVs, but it was a great insight that seemed necessary to the story. I was getting quite suspicious of people and there’s possibly a few surprises as you get towards the end. Even though we get a ton of questions answered, more will be popping up.
Ah, the romance! It was so nice to see things finally pick up a bit more, but Fordham is still holding on to his curse. It’s quite frustrating because more than anything, I just want them to be together.
There is a little bit of a cliffhanger towards the end, but I’m pretty okay with the way it ended. Kerrigan still has a lot to learn and I’m pretty excited to see her personal journey. We’re going to see a ton of growth with her as we get through the series and I’m eager to see how it all plays out in the end.
Such a great addition to the series, it’s still a little unknown how many books we’ll get. The year-long wait has me a little antsy, but I’m so very much invested.
House of Shadows is not a standalone, House of Dragons must be read first before starting this one.