Monday, October 29, 2018

Release Blitz: Taken by Natasha Knight

Title: Taken

Series: Dark Legacy Duet #1
Author: Natasha Knight
Genre: Dark Romance

Release Date: October 29, 2018


I’m one of four Willow daughters.
He’s the first-born son of the Scafoni family. And we have history.

For generations, the Scafoni family have demanded a sacrifice of us. A
virgin daughter to atone for sins so old, we don’t even remember what they are

But when you have as much money as they do, you don’t play by the rules.
You make them.

And Sebastian Scafoni makes all the rules.

The moment I saw him, I knew he would choose me. Even though the mark on
my sheath declared me unclean. Even though my beautiful sisters stood beside
me, offered to him, he still chose me.

He made me his.
And then he set out to break me.


4 Stars
Review by Jen Skewes

I always look forward to a Natasha Knight book.  I know it is going to be dark and intense and I will love the hero that I am supposed to hate.  Ad Taken was no different. Well maybe it was a little different.  I have read a lot of Ms. Knight’s books and for some reason this one to me seemed different.  Maybe it was the hero or the plot of the story.  But either way it was a little different and I loved it.  I loved the angst, the darkness, the sassy heroine and the hero who in this story I really should have hated.  But there is something about him and I hope to get a little deeper when it comes to Sebastian Scafoni.

There is a history between the Willow and Scafoni families, all though not a very pleasant one.  The Willow family is known for birthing quadruplet girls and when those girls turn 21, they are to be given to the oldest member of the Scafoni family.  He gets her for one year and then she is passed down to the other male members.  There are rules that are not to be broken. When It is Sebastian’s turn to pick his Willow Girl, he shocks everyone by picking Helena.  He sees that she is the defiant one, a challenge and she is definitely the one that he wants.  No matter what rules are being broken or how much his brothers disagree.  In the past the Willow girl never comes home completely whole.  The Scafoni family breaks them over and over again.  But Helena is different, she is a fighter, and a feisty one at that.  Will she be like the other Willow girls before her?

I loved this book. Sebastian is a complete bastard, I admit it.   Normally you can see some sort of remorse underneath that tough exterior, and that is what makes you love the bad guy.  But at times I am not even sure I saw that part of him.  But I hoped it was there.  I am not sure what it was but there is something about Sebastian that made me love him.  At times, I would get a peek at a different side of him and then all of a sudden, he is back to the cruel man who had no problem hurting or humiliating Helena.  I honestly did believe he is not really the enemy here and I think there is a lot more to him than what we see.  I am really hoping that we get to dig a little deeper into Sebastian’s heart, mind and soul.   

Helena is a strong, feisty girl who will fight to the end, no matter what it will cost her.  She is determined to end this archaic and barbaric tradition between the two families.  And it is exactly that – barbaric.  The premise of this story is what I loved, and what I think is so different.  I was on the edge of my seat reading this one. There were people I hated, people I loved and those that I am still not sure about.  There is drama, angst, dark elements and moments where you are not sure if you should love or hate them.  Trust me at times I questioned my own insanity.  All I do know is that in the end I want to see Sebastian and Helena make this work.  There’s an element to their relationship that I think is them, what really draws them together, despite the hatred and reason for them being together in the first place. But I think under different circumstances, things between them would be different but the same.  I am being vague because I do not want to give too much away, so you will just have to read this book to understand.  I loved it.  If you have read Natasha Knight’s books before, you know that she can write darkness like no other.  She makes you feel it all and manages to make you fall for someone that you have no business falling for.  I cannot wait to read Torn.  

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Releasing November 14, 2018


Author Bio

USA Today
bestselling author of contemporary romance, Natasha Knight specializes in dark,
tortured heroes. Happily-Ever-Afters are almost always guaranteed, but she
likes to put her characters through hell to get them there. She’s evil like

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