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Today I have my book review of the final book in the Crystal Lake Pack trilogy; Evermore, by Candace Wondrak.
TRIGGER WARNING: Attempted Rape, Blood, Torture, Sex scenes.
There are spoilers for the series within the synopsis, and therefore my review as well.
Realizing her feelings for her intended mates? Finally done. Coming to terms with the fact she’s part wolf and part witch? Check that off the list, too. Handling the crazy death priest who just doesn’t seem to die? Still working on it.
After agreeing to go with Clay, Addie thought she’d be able to use her magic to stop him. She was wrong. Mind games, mental torture—there’s nothing Clay won’t do. The murderous death priest is on a rampage, and she and the Crystal Lake pack are the only ones standing between him and utter chaos.
Landon, Dylan, and Maze—Addie’s three intended mates—stand by her side through it all. Add into their mix their alpha, Forest, who she has a connection with she can’t fight, and she has more men than she can handle. With everyone by her side, she will fight and stand for the wolves of Crystal Lake.
Still, it’s not enough. With her heart and her life on the line, she needs to beat Clay at his own game, but in order to defeat him, secrets will have to come to light. Addie will learn the truth, and her life will never be the same.
Evermore is the third and final book in the magical, action-packed shifter Crystal Lake trilogy.
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.
When the balls (yes, balls, because there’s more than one thing going on at a time in this series), start rolling within this last installation, they really start rolling. Everything in Evermore is absolutely go-go-go and I actually really enjoyed that about this last book.
That being said, with Evermore marking the end of this trilogy, the story itself was incredibly easy for me to follow, and I had a blast reading it. Truth be told, I wish there were more books within the Crystal Lake Pack series, just so I can have more time with Addie and her Mates. For some reason I feel the need to capitalize Mates.
All in all, Addie has grown into herself completely, and I am SO happy for her. I’ve enjoyed the journey that Addie (and ultimately Wondrak) takes us on. I was riveted from the start in Limitless, to the ending within Evermore. I have this bittersweet feeling towards the characters, you know? Like we’ve gone through so much together and to see the series end in what seems a sudden way…I don’t want to let them go just yet. Haaa. Such is life.
Anywhoo (yes that is a word, I made it up and it is a very well used word within the Adelenglish dictionary). I ended up giving Evermore, 4 of 5 stars!
Thank you Candace Wondrak, for writing such a great story. I loved diving into Addie’s world, and seeing things through her and her mates eyes.
And thank you to you, reader(!) for stopping by and taking the time out of your day to read my lil’ review.
Have you read anything by Candace Wondrak? How’d you find your read to be?
I hope to see you soon. Happy Reading!