Book Review & Giveaway: Shifter’s Heart by Desiree Williams

1-26-2015 10-21-00 AM

Heart Song Trilogy – Book 2

1-21-2015-2-32-13-PM-199x300As the flames of Varkadon spread, war rips through the Shifter Territory…

With the Aldonnian kingdom celebrating the news of her brother’s soul bonding, Laelynn seizes every opportunity to drive herself to the brink of exhaustion. If her body is worn, then her brain would be too tired to dream. Laelynn knew the men who’d captured her were gone from this world, but that didn’t stop the haunting images from plaguing her mind. Not even the pesky thorn-in-her-side Shifter Prince could keep the dreams at bay. Though Dustan’s commentary through their mental bond had kept a lingering smile on her lips, despite the battles that rage within her.

Yet when Dustan distances himself Laelynn questions the connection between them. Those fears rise when her own talents begin to morph and grow into the unexpected. Torn between love and faith, Laelynn strives to find the purpose behind the evolving gifts. What she discovers is far more than she ever imagined.

As tragedy befalls the Shifter Territory and brother battles against brother, Laelynn knows what must be done. Face her demons and triumph, or she’ll never claim the song of her heart.


My Review:

I received a free ecopy of this book for an honest review.

I read the first book in this series, Heart Song, and was looking forward to reading Shifter’s Heart. I thought it was even better than the first book!

Desiree Williams’ writing style flows well and is easy to read. Her descriptions put vivid pictures in my mind but she doesn’t give so much detail that I got bored (I tend to skip paragraphs if there’s too much detail).

The characters are well developed and continue to grow in Shifter’s Heart. The focus is on Laelynn and Dustan but Alanna and Jerric, who were the main characters in the first book, play a big part in their lives. I like how, although Laelynn and Dustan are insecure about their love, they learn quickly to trust one another and their bond.

There’s a lot going on in this book. Once Laelynn and Dustan bond, they receive new powers that they must come to terms with just as Alanna and Jerric did in the the previous book. Alanna is training so that she’ll be ready when they have to fight the Varkadons. And the war with the Varkadons is always in the back of everyone’s mind.

I definitely recommend Shifter’s Heart. It is a stand alone book but I would read Heart Song first.


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1-21-2015-2-33-13-PM-150x150Desiree Williams is a dreamer by day and chocoholic by night. She lives in the beautiful state of Kentucky with her husband and daughter, where she juggles life as a wannabe supermom. Desiree is a lover of food and avoider of dirty dishes. She delights in making people laugh and strives to bring hope and love with her wherever she goes.

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