The Golden Key Chronicles by A.J. Nuest (Review by #NerdGirlSara)

The Golden Key

Title: The Golden Key Chronicles 

Author:A.J. Nuest 

Published Date: April 24th 2014

Genre: Fantasy Romance


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The key would unlock his future and the safety of his kingdom,
but he never imagined the sorceress would unlock his heart…

When antiques restorer, Rowena Lindstrom, purchases an armoire containing a hidden key and a “magic” mirror, she believes the handsome warrior prince waiting on the other side is some sort of elaborate joke. Yet she cannot deny their connection seems bound by more than just the key and, as her love for Prince Caedmon grows, she agrees to join him in his realm. Prophecy intervenes in a way neither of them could have expected. Lost and alone in the Austiere Kingdom, Rowena struggles to find her place, and though she fights the heated advances of the dangerous Prince Caedmon, the attraction between them brings challenges much deeper than her troubled heart can recall.

After two torturous years held captive in the dungeons of Seviere’s Keep, Prince Caedmon returns home with more than just lash marks lacing his back. He now retains the secret behind the key, and is the only one who understands its grim connection to his beloved Rowena. Yet their enemies to the north are merely one of many obstacles determined to see them fail and, to escape the clutches of the evil Wizard Gaelleod, Rowena and Caedmon flee to the future—the one place Caedmon’s worst fears are confirmed. Though Rowena’s memories have returned, everything he loves stands to be ripped from his grasp.

Join Caedmon and Rowena as they embark on an epic journey bound by fate, and struggle to unravel the significance behind an age-old prophecy in The Golden Key Chronicles.


***Adult Warning – May Contain Graphic Sex, Strong Language, Or Adult Situations. Caution Advised***
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***#NerdGirlSara’s  Review***
The Golden Key chronicles is a rare find in fantasy romance! The heroine Rowena is from our modern world and is an excellent and believable balance between vulnerable and bad ass. Caedmon is the perfect hero, caught between wanting to be protective over his love and being impressed with her strength. I was worried at first about how quickly they seemed to connect with each other but without giving away any spoilers, they experience plenty of hardships before they can finally be together. I loved the world building especially the mythology the author crafted of Helios and Selene. The Golden Key Chronicles is definitely a must read for any fantasy romance fan but I think even historical romance fans would love the society Nuest has crafted.


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  • ajnuest

    Whoo Hoo!!! Thank you so much for the fabulous review and all those lovely sparkly stars! Sharing as much as I can right now! This completely made my day! I especially love that note about Helios and Selene! SQUEEEE! xo

  • Heather Boland-Thompson

    I need to add this to my list

    • ajnuest

      Ooooh! Thank you, Heather! <3 That would be so awesome!!! xo

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