The Brightest Embers (Broken Destiny, #3) by Jeaniene Frost

The Brightest Embers (Broken Destiny, #3)

You can run from your destiny, but you can't hide Ivy thought that she and Adrian had conquered their fates. Yet with thousands of innocents still trapped in the demon realms, she's determined to locate the final hallowed weapon and harness its unparalleled power to free them. But the last relic nearly put Ivy in the grave—there's probably no coming back from this one.Adrian's dark lineage has made him the most powerful of his kind, yet even hi...

Details The Brightest Embers (Broken Destiny, #3)

TitleThe Brightest Embers (Broken Destiny, #3)
Release DateNov 28th, 2017
PublisherHarlequin Books
GenreRomance, Paranormal Romance, Fantasy, Paranormal

Reviews The Brightest Embers (Broken Destiny, #3)

  • Penny
    Actual Rating 3.5 starsOnce again, I have been throughly entertained by Jeaniene Frost. She never fails to creare interesting and captivating plots. However, I still feel that this series is not as good as her Night Huntress books. The romance here, although very nice, is not as dramatic and breathtaking as Bone and Kat's is. Although, it is still better than most romances in Urban Fantasy books. Nevertheless, I missed more intensity regarding to...
  • Jennifer
    The Brightest Embers is the third and final installment in Jeaniene Frost's Broken Destiny trilogy. This was a fast-paced ending to an interesting and original urban fantasy story which I enjoyed overall. The writing style felt a bit young (relationship angst, poor communication) despite the leads being in a married relationship, and this finale ended quite abruptly which confused me, leaving me wondering if there might me a novella or such to co...
  • Carole (Carole's Random Life in Books)
    This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life in Books.My feelings are a little mixed on this book. I liked it but it didn't wow me in any way. This is the third book in the Broken Destiny series which really does need to be read in order since each book builds on the events of the previous installments. I thought that this book brought the series to a satisfactory conclusion and was a fairly quick listen.Ivy and Adrian continue their que...
  • Lacey (Booklovers For Life)
    3-3.5 stars! Honestly, I wish there could've been more at the end! It seemed too abrupt of an ending for a final book of a series. Review to come!Thanks to the publisher for generously providing me an ARC to review.
  • Lynsey A
    Jeaniene Frost once again proves how amazing she is as a writer with The Brightest Embers. I've loved her books since I read my first Cat and Bones book and couldn't put it down. I love that she has branched out to other areas of the paranormal outside the vampire world. She creates such incredible stories. The Broken Destiny series was a wild ride, for sure. I don't want to say it isn't as good as the Cat and Bones books because it really is, es...
  • Aly
    3.75It's still not easy being Ivy. Running away from or fighting supernatural enemies and an utmost mission put so much pressure on her shoulders. I think I enjoyed this one more than the others because Ivy seemed more mature and her moments of doubt made me feel for her and realize how tough and heavy these new responsabilities are. Also because for the first time, I really see Ivy and Adrian as a couple. There's a complicity between them and th...
  • Jen Davis
    Jeaniene Frost goes out big with this final book in her Broken Destiny series, though really, when you’re talking about an epic fight between ancient factions of good an evil, anything less would be a total letdown. This third installment picks up right on the heels of book two, where our hero Adrian has betrayed his wife yet again. It’s in his Judean blood… it’s his destiny… but this second betrayal is almost worst than the first one b...
  • Debra Elsner
    I have been in a book slump that past couple of days; thank God I had The Brightest Embers to listen to at work. This book, the finale of the Broken Destiny trilogy was fantastic. The conclusion had everything I expect from a Jeaniene Frost book; romance, danger, demons etc... The struggle was real, but good vanquished evil at the last minute. Loved it.
  • Shelley
    *Source* Library*Genre* Paranormal, Romance*Rating* 3.5*Thoughts*The Brightest Embers is the third and final installment in author Jeaniene Frost's Broken Destiny series. As the story opens, Ivy Jenkins and her husband Adrian are attempting to find the third and final hallowed weapon that will not only save the thousands of innocent humans trapped in the demon realm, but to do so before any other demon, including Demetrius, can get to it first, a...
  • Cocktails and Books
    I was so excited to see how Ivy and Adrian were going to come out on top with this one. While I enjoyed the story and the exciting ride, the end of the story left me feeling a little bit like I was left hanging. The main storyline was concluded, but we were left wondering what happened with some secondary characters and storylines. I would have liked those wrapped up a little more.
  • Kathy Davie
    Review coming
  • Chelsea
    This review was originally published at Vampire Book Club.When I read the first book in the Broken Destiny series, I likened it to Supernatural. The Brightest Embers doubles down on that similarity in a glorious fashion while packing in so much romance and a heroine who will not allow others to define her or set her course.Basically, The Brightest Embers is nonstop adventure of a book with fights that literally bring the roof down and the kind of...
  • Michele
    Actual Rating: 4.5 StarsSee the full review at HarlequinJunkie.comThe Brightest Embers was a pulse-pounding, insanely epic ending to the Broken Destiny trilogy and I hated to put it down for even a second. The emotions were more intense and the stakes higher than ever for our hero and heroine but they faced everything head on with courage–and with the knowledge that their love could conquer just about anything. “I told you once before, my eve...
  • Danielle Book Boss
    3.5 stars
  • iva
    the beginning was great but the ending was to rushed and somehow anticlimactic
  • Hetal
    To see more reviews, considering taking a peek at my first in series YA book blog here3.5 starsDecent, but frustratingly predictable in every way. In the end, I found myself staying for the wonderful narrator of m this audiobook.
  • Shiran
    2,5 Stars :(So I hate giving Jeaniene Frost a bad review. She's one of my favourite authors and the one who opened my eyes to the amazingness that is paranormal romance. But I have one rule - if I skim any part of a book, it gets 3 stars or less... and I skimmed a lot of this book. The first book in the series got my attention and I did enjoy it, though Ivy did annoy me a bit from that book already. And the second book wasn't too bad, though I di...
  • Crystal ♥ RBtWBC
    Really enjoyed this final story, and the whole series in general, however I was disappointed by the ending. While the story ended on a good note, I was hoping to see more of a HEA.
  • Anne - Books of My Heart
    This review was originally posted on Books of My Heart              I listened to The Beautiful Ashes as a "reread" right before getting The Sweetest Burn.  I was able to get both in digital audio from the library. Now I was also able to finish the trilogy with The Brightest Embers, getting the audio at the library.Ivy is a new adult. Somehow I expected her to be less whiny and at least, learn and grow throughout the series. I was excite...
  • Vi~Inkvotary
    InkvotaryIt took me some hours to get my head clear again, after finishing this book. The end was full of shocking moments and I wasnt prepared for them at all.Ivy knows that if she wants to free all those humans trapped in the demon’s kingdom, she has to find and use the holy weapon. But is she really willing to give up her own life to free those, she doesnt even know? And why is Adrian lying to her and keeping important information back? Is t...
  • Annie
    Ivy and Adrian face a lot of obstacles in this action packed book. The story is familiar and yet something was missing. It felt a bit rushed, specially at the end.I would like to have seen a bit more, and explore that big surprise and see what comes out of it. I expected it to happen, so when the big reveal came about, I had already predicted it.I wish there was a little bit more emotion between the characters. The whole thing felt like a big rac...
  • LAB☺
    So this is 3.5* for me, I was tempted to round up to 4* but there were a a few too many issues for me.I enjoyed this series and this last book was the best of all of them. The pacing was good and there was plenty of action. I even teared up a few times and laughed at others. I did feel the ending was too abrupt though. It just felt like there should've been a little more resolution, and maybe a reunion with Brutus and Jasmine, maybe? Or an epilog...
  • Di
    Good conclusion to this trilogy. As always with this author's books, I had no trouble getting into it and it kept my interest. Though this story had lots of predictability to it, I still enjoyed it. The ending was definitely abrupt and I think there could've been more exploration into a particular situation. Maybe that will come in a subsequent novella, but the story had enough finality to me that I am satisfied with the end if there isn't more t...
  • Louisa
    Oh, wow, this book was just incredible! I loved reading it, and it was just so freaking fantastic! I wish we'd gotten more of a ending, though!
  • Carrie Humphrey
    Fantastic ending to a fantastic series!
  • Omoye
    Not my fave Frost series. I’ve loved every other series and most novellas this woman has written. The Night Prince series is immortalized as one of my favorites. Who doesn’t love Cat and Bones adventures? And don’t get me started on my love for Mencheres and my lust to read Ian’s series. With that said, I read this series with the same high expectations but I knew since the first book, Frost’s literary magic wasn’t here. The Broken De...
  • Megan
    I was nervous going into this book. I really did not like the last book and I am always nervous when I start the last book in a series.. actually I usually put off reading the last book in a series but I.. I hate that I am about to say this but I wanted to get this series over with. I love Jeaniene Frost. I re-read the Night Huntress series and the Night prince series multiple times a year. I am obsessed with them but this one just kind of fell f...
  • Megzy
    4.5 starsFantastic series.
  • H.
    The characters are weirdly immature. Can’t believe that this is Jeaniene Frost’s book, the creator of Cat and Bones. Couldn’t relate at all, such terrible teenage drama.