Phoenix Unbound (Fallen Empire #1) by Grace Draven

A woman with power over fire and illusion and an enslaved son of a chieftain battle a corrupt empire in this powerful and deeply emotional romantic fantasy from the USA Todaybestselling author of Radiance.

Phoenix Unbound – Grace Draven


Phoenix Unbound – Grace Draven


Phoenix Unbound

by Grace Draven

(Fallen Empire Series)

Kindle Edition, 1st edition, 384 pages
Expected publication: September 25th 2018

Phoenix Unbound – Grace Draven




Phoenix Unbound has been a highly anticipated novel for me. I have enjoyed Grace Draven’s past novels and I couldn’t wait to read this first book in a new series.

I enjoyed getting into this new story. Phoenix Unbound opened up a wonderfully vibrant and detailed new world. The premise alone was fascinating. Engaging characters, and a slow burn romance kept me flipping the pages.

A gladiator and a witch just sounded too fascinating not to pick up.

And I’m glad I did.

Grace Draven knows how to tell a story. Layered, complex and captivating, Phoenix Unbound promises a new wonderful series that I can’t wait to read more about it.

But I must admit, the novel wasn’t perfect. At times the story dragged, and the chemistry between the characters was slow to develop. That could have been because it was the first book in a new series, or because it was only the first book about this couple. At this point I don’t know if the second book will be about Gilene and Azarion again or not. I would certainly love for it to be about Gilene and Azarion. I want to know so much more about this couple, and they just started on their journey together.

But what I can say with certainty is that I’m hooked. I want to read more about this fascinating world, its people and the characters I met so far.

Phoenix Unbound – Grace Draven


Phoenix Unbound – Grace Draven

Every year, each village is required to send a young woman to the Empire’s capital–her fate to be burned alive for the entertainment of the masses. For the last five years, one small village’s tithe has been the same woman. Gilene’s sacrifice protects all the other young women of her village, and her secret to staying alive lies with the magic only she possesses.

But this year is different.

Azarion, the Empire’s most famous gladiator, has somehow seen through her illusion–and is set on blackmailing Gilene into using her abilities to help him escape his life of slavery. And unknown to Gilene, he also wants to reclaim the birthright of his clan.

To protect her family and village, she will risk everything to return to the Empire–and burn once more.

Phoenix Unbound – Grace Draven




I partnered up with PenguinRandom House to bring you this amazing giveaway perfect for anyone that would love to get started with Urban Fantasy but might be hesitant, not knowing where to start. This giveaway is the best opportunity to get the first books in six amazing series – yes SIX!!!!

The winner will win SIX first-in-series books that will enchant and thrill you!! I can personally recommend you 5 out of these 6 authors.

Ilona Andrews is my #1 author, Nalini Singh is a MUST READ author that I drop everything and anything for, I’m obsessed with Anne Bishop’s The Others series, and Patricia Briggs and Grace Draven are both authors I have read every single book from. On top of those 5 novels you’ll also get the first book in a new series by Chloe Neill.

Every author in this giveaway is an amazing writer – outstanding, and should be on everyone’s reading list.

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THE FIRST PSY/CHANGELING NOVEL from the New York Times bestselling author of Shards of Hope, Shield of Winter, and Heart of Obsidian

The book that Christine Feehan called “a must-read for all of my fans.”

MAGIC BITES by Ilona Andrews

Ilona Andrews invites you to experience the first novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series featuring the intriguing fantasy world of mercenary Kate Daniels…

WRITTEN IN RED by Anne Bishop

Enter the world of the Others in the first novel in New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop’s thrilling fantasy series: a place where unearthly entities—vampires and shape-shifters among them—rule the Earth and prey on the human race.

CRY WOLF by Patricia Briggs

#1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Briggs presents the first Alpha and Omega novel—the start of an extraordinary series set in Mercy Thompson’s world, but with rules of its own…


A woman with power over fire and illusion and an enslaved son of a chieftain battle a corrupt empire in this powerful and deeply emotional romantic fantasy from the USA Today bestselling author of Radiance.

WILD HUNGER by Chloe Neill

In the first thrilling installment of Chloe Neill’s spinoff to the New York Times bestselling Chicagoland Vampires series, a new vampire will find out just how deep blood ties run.

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Grace Draven is a Louisiana native living in Texas with her husband, kids and a big, doofus dog. She is the winner of the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice for Best Fantasy Romance of 2016 and a USA Today Bestselling author.

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