When I was a little girl, I dreamed a handsome knight would come and rescue me from my wretched mother. He’d ride up on his white steed and break the curse I’ve been fated to carry since the day I was born.
Funny how things changed over time. How the fairy tale twisted into something far more crooked, darker than I ever imagined.
In reality, my knight is scarred and broken, living alone in a castle of bones that overlooks the sea. He isn’t searching for me. He never was.
Lucian Blackthorne is as cursed as I am, and equally shunned by the locals, the fishers of men, who believe him to be the devil in the flesh.
Perhaps he is, with the way his amber eyes draw me in, ignite me like an infernal blaze. And the sins he whispers in my ear are as wickedly intoxicating as the man himself.
Yet, his touch is heaven and his will is my weakness.
He calls us forbidden, an unsalvageable tragedy, with no happy end. Maybe we are. But in this story, he’s the one who needs saving.
Master of Salt & Bones is a dark modern gothic contemporary standalone romance.
𝑴𝒂𝒚𝒃𝒆 𝒕𝒉𝒂𝒕’𝒔 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒔𝒐𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒚 𝒄𝒂𝒍𝒍 𝒉𝒊𝒎 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝑫𝒆𝒗𝒊𝒍. 𝑩𝒆𝒄𝒂𝒖𝒔𝒆 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒎𝒂𝒅𝒏𝒆𝒔𝒔 𝒕𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝒃𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒔 𝒘𝒊𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒔𝒆 𝒘𝒂𝒍𝒍𝒔 𝒊𝒔 𝒂𝒔 𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒍 𝒂𝒔 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒎𝒂𝒏 𝒘𝒉𝒐 𝒇𝒆𝒆𝒅𝒔 𝒊𝒕
Master of Salt and Bones was riveting, suspenseful, magical and haunting.
Keri Lake is a new to me author, but now that I’ve read her writing I won’t be stopping.
Shunned by the small town Lucian hides away in Blackthorn Manor, a modern day castle that overlooks the town. Lucian has suffered a twisted fate of heartache, suffering, and loneliness.
Isadora has a lot in common with Lucian, shunned by the town because of their superstitions and her past she looks for an escape when she finds Blackthorn Manor is hiring. Working as A companion for Lucien’s mother, Isa finds herself caught under the spell of Lucian and the secrets of the manor.
𝑩𝒆𝒄𝒂𝒖𝒔𝒆 𝒘𝒆’𝒓𝒆 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒄𝒐𝒎𝒑𝒐𝒔𝒆𝒓𝒔, 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒄𝒐𝒏𝒅𝒖𝒄𝒕𝒐𝒓𝒔 𝒐𝒇 𝒐𝒖𝒓 𝒐𝒘𝒏 𝒇𝒂𝒕𝒆, 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒘𝒆 𝒘𝒓𝒊𝒕𝒆 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒏𝒐𝒕𝒆𝒔 𝒕𝒐 𝒂 𝒃𝒆𝒂𝒖𝒕𝒊𝒇𝒖𝒍, 𝒅𝒂𝒓𝒌 𝒎𝒆𝒍𝒐𝒅𝒚 𝒕𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝒏𝒐 𝒐𝒏𝒆 𝒆𝒍𝒔𝒆 𝒄𝒂𝒏 𝒉𝒆𝒂𝒓
Lucian and Isadora find solace in each other as they’ve both had to suffer from the towns people and their cruel ways. The constant push and pull between them creates a dark and seductive dance of forbidden love. Though Isa is young she’s an old soul and Lucian finds everything about her intriguing. As they find comfort in one another things are revealed and it will be discovered that fate hasn’t finished being cruel to either of them yet, and they find they are more connected then they thought.
GUYS this book is thickkkk! When I saw the cover and title I felt chills. This book called to me and it was such a dark magical experience. Bringing together the present and past this book will have you hooked. This is definitely going down as one of my favorites of 2020
Keri Lake is a dark romance writer who specializes in demon wrangling, vengeance dealing and wicked twists. Her stories are gritty, with antiheroes that walk the line of good and bad, and feisty heroines who bring them to their knees. When not penning books, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughters, and their rebellious Labrador (who doesn’t retrieve a damn thing). She runs on strong coffee and alternative music, loves a good red wine, and has a slight addiction to dark chocolate.