Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Liam Takes Manhattan by Thea Harrison

Liam Takes Manhattan: Liam Cuelebre

(Elder Races #9.5)

Liam Takes Manhattan (Elder Races, #9.5)


Warning: This story contains a major spoiler from SHADOW’S END (book #9, released December 1st, 2015). If readers do not want to be spoiled, they should read the stories in order of their release dates.

This is a short story (15,000 words or 50 pages) intended for readers of the Elder Races who enjoy Liam Cuelebre as a character.

Reeling from a deep loss, the magical prince of the Wyr, Dragos and Pia’s son Liam Cuelebre, turns inward and withdrawn as he struggles to come to terms with who he is, along with the challenges that lie before him.

Hoping to ease his heartache and offer comfort, a concerned Dragos and Pia offer him a gift, something he has desired for a long time. Liam’s response has a ripple effect across all of New York. Soon miracles of all kinds start arriving just in time for Christmas, along with a visit from a mysterious person who gives Liam hope and a vision of his future.

LIAM TAKES MANHATTAN is the third part of a three-story series about Pia, Dragos, and their son, Liam. Each story stands alone, but fans might want to read all three: DRAGOS GOES TO WASHINGTON, PIA DOES HOLLYWOOD, and LIAM TAKES MANHATTAN.


This is a pretty short novella, I definitely wanted more from this story; mostly because I love this family so much!  We were there when Liam was conceived to his birth, to his first day of school, his first shift, his first crush; our baby is growing up too damn fast.. Literally. Liam is technically only about a year old but he grows in leaps and bounds and is now closer to a 19 year old in temperament and appearance. Liam makes a decision that will take him far from home and outside of Dragos and Pia’s purview which i’m sad about but I guess I understand.  There isn’t a whole lot a can say about the story without spoilers especially since it’s so short. I can say, I enjoyed the read and the quick look into one of my favorite fictional families lives, but at the end I think I was left a little disappointed that it didnt give us more. Im going to assume that Thea Harrison has some awesome plans and roll with it.

**Review copy was provided for an honest review. No other compensation was provided.

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