Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Book Review - ECSTASY UNTAMED by Pamela Palmer

Book Title:  Ecstasy Untamed

Author:  Pamela Palmer

Series:  Feral Warriors - Book 6

Publisher:  Avon

Publication Date:  October 25, 2011

Book Synopsis:

They are called Feral Warriors—an elite band of immortals who can change shape at will. Sworn to rid the world of evil, consumed by sorcery and seduction, their wild natures are primed for release . . .
Shattered by recent nightmarish events, Hawke feels his bond with his animal spirit weakening—and once it breaks, he’s finished. The arrival of Faith sends his life spinning even further out of control, for although she delights him and enflames his deepest primal passions, she’s promised to Maxim, the newest Feral Warrior.
Faith is drawn to Hawke from the start, but Maxim holds her in his thrall and has secretly bent her to his malevolent will. Though gravely damaged, Hawke is the only one who can end Faith’s slavery and protect the Feral Warriors from Maxim’s evil designs. But first they both must embrace the wild . . . and surrender body and soul to a forbidden, all-consuming ecstasy.

My Review (by Carla)

Ecstasy Untamed in the sixth book in the FERAL WARRIORS series and is the story of the Feral Warrior Hawke.  The Feral Warriors are of a race called Therian.  The spirit of an animal marks a Therian that the animal spirit considers worthy.  The Therian will then notice they have been marked by claw marks appearing on their body.  They must then make their way to Feral House, the home of the Feral Warriors - the warriors that protect the Therian race from evil and extinction.  Once the newly marked Therian arrives at Feral House, a ceremony is done to bring the warrior into his animal and giving that warrior immortality.
After just recently being saved from the spirit trap, Hawke is having a hard time with his bird half.  The Hawke is fighting for control and Hawke is terrified to let that happen after certain events happened with his father, so Hawke is having an internal struggle with his animal.  The Feral Warriors just received word that the new Fox has been marked and making his way to Feral House.  But with the Fox comes his intended mate, Faith, and a whole lot of trouble.
Faith is a Therian female that has no family or home.  She travels to different countries and cities trying to help young girls on the street find their way.  She meets Maxim who states that he has been marked as a Feral Warrior and that he is making his way to Feral House.  He claims Faith is his intended mate and that he wants Faith to go with him.  Being marked as a Feral Warrior is considered a true honor among the Therian race so Faith is intrigued by Maxim and feels a pull towards him so she agrees to go and try things out.
When Faith and Maxim arrive at Feral House, all hell starts breaking loose and chaos erupts.  Maxim is a huge arrogant jerk and everyone hates him.  Faith is starting to doubt how she can be the mate of such a nasty man.  Faith feels an instant connection to Hawke when she meets him and is confused as to how she can be Maxim's mate and so attracted to Hawke.  Maxim also notices the instant connection that Faith and Hawke have so Maxim and Hawke are constantly at odds.  The Ferals learn that not only were Hawke and Tighe saved from the spirit trap, so were the other 13 animal spirits that were trapped  in there.  Therians are calling from all over the world claiming they have been marked and are making their way to Feral House.  Lyon and the other warriors are ecstatic that they will have more warriors to help fight the evil mage but all is not as it seems.
FERAL WARRIORS is another of my all time favorite series.  I've been hooked since the first book, "Desire Untamed" was released.  Every book gets better and better.  The series is full of action, suspense, plot twists, hot alpha shifters and great romance.  Ecstasy Untamed was just that and more.    I don't want to say to much about the romance between Hawke and Faith and give things away but I really enjoyed it.  I also loved the struggle that Hawke had with his animal. 
If you have not read the FERAL WARRIORS series I definitely recommend that you do.  Every book can be read as a standalone but I would recommend reading the entire series.  So much happens in every book that you won't want to miss any of it.

I give "Ecstasy Untamed" 5 out of 5 stars

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Amy Valentini said...

Hi Carla,
Agree - totally 5 out of 5 stars for this one. Read 'em all and each time I read one, I think it's the best but I really didn't want this one to end. My anticipation level for the next one (Fox's story) is the highest ever.
Go Feral!!

Mary said...

I couldn't agree more. I've loved this series since the very first book.