Thursday, April 24, 2014

CCB Tour ~ Pan's Conquest

Welcome to my tour stop for Pan's Conquest by Aubrie Dionne. This is a clean adult romance. The tour will consist of reviews only and will run from April 21st-25th. Check out the tour page for additional stops. 

*Book source ~ A review copy was provided in exchange for an honest review.
Author ~ Aubrie Dionne
Publisher ~ Entangled: Covet
Published ~ 24 February 2014
Genre ~ Paranormal/Fantasy/Romance
Pages ~ 200
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My Rating ~ 4 bites and a nibble out of 5

Syliva Rain owns the flower shop Sylvia’s Creations and she’s not doing too badly considering she’s Syrinx, a goddess imitating a human and living without using her powers. When she gets an order for 500 roses for an important client and he invites her to the house to take measurements, she and her assistant Kaye go to meet this rich mysterious man. However, when Syrinx meets Parker Thomas she’s attracted to him and that’s not good for the goddess of chastity. After all, hadn’t she fled to the 21st century to escape the attentions of Pan, the god of fertility, to protect what she held most dear? If she could resist giving in to Pan then she could certainly resist a mere human. She doesn’t realize though that Parker Thomas is actually Pan, come to the human realm in pursuit of the one who got away. And Pan doesn’t know that in his pursuit, he will face some hard truths about himself. What happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object? Looks like we’re about to find out.

This is a great read. The writing is wonderful and the characters seem to just step right off the page. It made my office seem a bit crowded, but it was worth it. I loved Syrinx, but Pan is the one who stole my heart. At first, he was a bit of a jerk. He is just interested in getting laid. I know he’s the god of fertility and all that, but it just made him seem kinda sleazy. When he goes human and interacts with his butler Rutherford and then later when Syrinx talks about her ‘stalker’ (Pan) that’s when he starts seeing himself in a different light and he doesn’t particularly like what he sees. He grows as a character and that makes him wonderful. My only complaint is that I really didn’t get who Rutherford was and why he felt Pan, er, Parker Thomas needed him or how he even knew. I even thought he might have been a god in disguise, but that didn’t pan out. Hehe I said pan. Anyway, this is an excellent boy-chases-girl story with wonderful characters and mythology added for extra spice.

  Aubrie Dionne is an author and flutist in New England. Her books have received the highest ratingsfrom Romance Times Magazine, as well as Night Owl Reviews and Two Lips Reviews. She has guest blogged on the USA Today Happily Ever After Blog and the Dear Teen Me blog and signed books at the Boston Book Festival, Barnes and Noble, and the Romance Writers of America Conference. Her writings have appeared in Mindflights, Nightblade, Silver Blade, Emerald Tales, Hazard Cat, Moon Drenched Fables, A Fly in Amber, and Aurora Wolf. Her books are published by Astraea Press, Spencer Hill Press, Entangled Publishing, Inkspell Publishing, Lyrical Press, and Gypsy Shadow Publishing. When she's not writing, Aubrie teaches flute and plays in orchestras.

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  1. Thank you for hosting me and for the great review! I'm glad you enjoyed it!

  2. So glad you enjoyed! Thank you so much for hosting a tour stop!

  3. Nice review - that's great you really liked the story. I'm happy to hear that Pan changes and makes himself into a better guy/character.

  4. Oh this sounds good, I love the premise and love character growth!

  5. Oh what a fun set up! I'm so gonna have to read this one. I love gods and goddesses done like this. Thanks for the heads up :)

  6. oh I love her name Syrinx is so pretty! This sounds like a great read!

  7. *snort* Nice pun. ;) This really DOES sound good.

  8. Goddess of chastity & god of fertility- what a combination ;D. Glad the guy did grow as a person with time, will check this out. Thanks for sharing :)