Review: Crown of Souls by Ronie Kendig

About this Book

Six months after stopping a deadly plague, Cole “Tox” Russell and his team are enjoying a little rest. That peace is short-lived when a sniper shot hits Tox. The enemy is discovered to be one of their own, a rogue Special Forces team operator.

Alec King is perhaps the only person as skilled as Tox, and he’s out for justice. Furious with orders that got his men killed, he intends to make those responsible pay. And he insists Tox join him, believing they are the same breed of soldier.

Afraid his old friend is right, Tox battles a growing darkness within himself as he and his team engage in another deadly encounter with antiquity. It appears Alec is cheating–he’s using a mysterious artifact, a crown that history has linked to some of the worst slaughters in humanity. Racing to stop Alec before his vengeance is unleashed, Tox must fight the monster without becoming one.

My Review

This series just gets better and better! I love the action in this book as well as the characters. I love the development of Tox as a person and in his relationship with Haven. There is an excellent dynamic between them.

The story is action-packed pretty much beginning to end. At times the action is intense and it’s not always happily ever after for some of the characters. The historical timeline is a little odd for me, but the writing and the modern day timeline is so good, I can overlook that piece.

I’m looking forward to what will happen next in this series. The author dropped an interesting bombshell at the end of the book that has me anxious to see what’s next.

If you like military stories you’ll definitely like this one. I do recommend reading this series in order, otherwise, you may feel a little lost.

Disclaimer:  I did receive a complimentary copy of this book from the publisher, I was not required to give a review and the opinions here are my own.

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