Hello friends! Today I have my book review of
Adelaide’s Fate is the first book in the Her Fate series.
(The Her Fate series is a spinoff series of Her Guardians)
Trigger Warnings: Parental Death mention, Character Death mention, Car Accident resulting in Death mention, Drugging, Torture mention.
When Adelaide turned twenty, losing her parents and gaining custody of her fifteen year old sister was not part of her plan. If being a shifter in a world where her kind is hunted wasn’t bad enough, she now has to protect her sister too. Adie has no choice but to move into the old house her parents left them, or risk being on the streets in a dangerous world.
Only she didn’t expect to be living next door to a strange, and very attractive, group of men who are far more than human. They offer her protection in exchange for keeping their reason for hiding with the humans a secret, and helping them.
But protection comes at a cost and the cost is something none of them could have expected.
A cost that’s been destined. A cost that fate has weaved for Adelaide. A cost that even princes cannot escape.
(Her Guardians series spin-off)
From GoodReads [x]:
“REVERSE HAREM” IS, LITERALLY, THE OPPOSITE OF “HAREM”, WITH A GROUP OF MALES CENTERING ROUND A SINGULAR FEMALE, USUALLY WITH THREE OR MORE MALES. QUITE OFTEN FOUND UNDER THE ROMANCE GENRE.
Adelaide’s Fate is a book that I’d had my eye on for a while prior to reading. I didn’t know what to expect, as I didn’t read beyond what the cover said. Which, admittedly, isn’t a whole lot. Haha. However, I knew that because Adelaide’s Fate is a G. Bailey novel, it had to be good–and if not, Adelaide’s Fate would be at least, interesting.
Honestly though, I was unsure about Adelaide’s Fate. Yes, I was both interested and unsure about this book. Yet when I started reading, I dove into this story head first and could not stop reading!
Within Adelaide’s Fate, there are multiple points of view. And frankly all the different POVs were incredibly confusing to me, especially the guys’ points of view. With the guys’ view points being so similar it was hard to decipher who I was reading. I wish that Bailey could’ve marked each of the chapters with characters names so I’d know who we were focusing on in that moment. I hate to say it, but the guys’ view points are all so similar they’ve blended into one.
I’ll be completely honest in saying that it’s been a while since I last read Bailey’s Her Guardians series. Yes, I know that the Her Fate series is a spinoff of the Her Guardians series….but the characters that are featured in the Her Fate series were kids in the Her Guardian series. I guess not seeing them grow up—-seeing them now as people between the age of 22-26 is still a tad-bit shocking to me.
A side note, I’m super glad that these guys don’t have an instant love connection.
Though the plot of the story was fast, I loved the fast-burn romance–even though most of the guys didn’t like Adelaide at first. Which made for an interesting read.
The details about Adelaide’s life and the things hidden
(which are later revealed) in the attic were awesome. I hope the weapons come into play in the rest of the series.
Even though the Her Fate series is a reverse harem, I’m glad
and kinda relieved that this first book didn’t contain any sex scenes.
I give Adelaide’s Fate, 3.5 stars.
Though I said I couldn’t decipher the guys’ view points all that well, I’m very much excited for the next book.
Have you read anything by G. Bailey? Did you enjoy what you read?
So far, no matter what I read by G. Bailey, I always end up enjoying Bailey’s work to some degree.
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See you soon, and Happy Reading!