Cross Keys (Elvenrude #1) by Ally Shields

Cross Keys - Ally Shields

Kameo Ryndel’s mission to bring a common elf home becomes complicated when he’s shot and his body is stolen and she has to join forces with rival guild member Seth Lormarc to root out a conspiracy that threatens their entire way of life in this thrilling urban fantasy romance.

 

There is a centuries old feud between Kameo’s family and Seth’s which makes working with each other a bit complicated and the readers can’t help but get pulled in to the romance as their working relationship becomes even more complicated by a sizzling attraction that neither can deny. There is a bit of emotional turmoil flowing from the pages due to their situation especially as Kameo has a decision to make regarding her personal life and another suitor. Strong compelling characters grab the reader’s attention while the fast paced and smooth flowing plot keeps readers glued to the pages with lots of suspense, excitement and romance.

 

The well written scenes are full of vivid details that make it easy for the readers to become engrossed in the story while bringing the characters to life. Kameo’s character is energetic and easily related to which immediately draws readers into the story and adrenaline pumping excitement builds as an illegal portal crossing has the King re-instating Kameo into the Elite Guard in order to handle the situation. The excitement continues to grow more exhilarating as Seth Lormarc appears on the scene and sets some fiery sparks off with the danger escalating as they uncover a deadly plot.

 

I was completely caught up in this story from the very beginning, the author’s creative elements add lots of spice and keeps things interesting, there was never a dull moment to be found and some unexpected twists kept me guessing as to what would happen next and I can’t wait to read the next book and find out what happens next.