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Book One: The Last Rising
After paying two millennia’s penance to Osiris, world-weary Phoenix Ice has had enough. Saving souls without any hope for her own redemption isn’t how she imagined spending eternity. Fed up, she decides her next death will be her last. But when she sacrifices her own life for a sexy Texan in a catastrophic plane crash, she has no idea the consequences will be so great…or that she’ll end up back in his life for her next assignment.
Now that Turner Alcott has survived the worst, finding a wife and mother for his son matters more than ever before. When the mysterious Ice comes into his life, Turner knows she’s the one—but love is the last thing Ice wants. If he wants to win her heart, Turner must teach Ice how to forgive herself, and prove that love is the ultimate sacrifice.
Book Two: The Last Awakening
For three hundred years, Arabella’s life has been one meaningless death after another. In a cruel twist of fate, Osiris gifts the phoenix her mortality and long-gone voodoo magic with a warning that she must save her next soul within a week without using magic, or she’ll lose her power forever.
Ex-soldier Greyson Meadows desperately wants to be freed from the nightmares and guilt that haunt him. Confronted by a waif of a woman who forces him to face the truth about his past, he runs fast and hard, fighting the need to prove himself worthy despite his perceived failures.
When Ari becomes the target of her own magical blunder, the weak will find strength and the strong will fall. One will have to give up everything so the other can have peace, but will love’s magic withstand the loss?
Book Three: The Last Beginning
Though she’s always hated being a phoenix, Sadie has to admit immortality has its advantages. She’s seen and done more in the last 150 years than she’d ever dreamed of, but she can’t get past the fact that Osiris has done nothing but manipulate her and her fellow phoenixes.
Or that, when her last incarnation as a phoenix comes to a fiery end, the fire slowly begins to consume her body.
Sun god Osiris is ashamed of his role as ruler of the Underworld, but he unless he can figure out how to save Sadie, that’s exactly where she’s going to end up. Permanently. Terrified he’s going to lose her, he takes her on a hunt for The Book of the Dead, which is the only way he knows he can save her—even if it means she’ll hate him forever.
"I truly enjoyed the Curse of the Phoenix anthology. It was easy to get wrapped up in the emotions and actions of all characters involved. I would highly recommend this if you're looking for something that will hold your attention and take you on a fantastical journey." - Michele, Goodreads review
Book One: The Last Rising
Ice has had enough of being a Phoenix. She has saved many souls but never has healed her old wounds. She decides the last person she saves will be her last. She saves a Texan and something about this man touched her. Turner is raising his son on his own and is h... ...more
Title: Curse Of The Pheonix Bundle - Three Books In One
Author: Rachel Firasek
Publisher: Entangled Publishing LLC
ASIN E-Book: B00KP86AMO
Overall Rating: Great
Reviewed For: NetGalley, Entangled, Sizzling PR... ...more
The Way I See The Last Rising
Curse of the Phoenix was an interesting read that will have you turning the pages frantically. The only thing I wish is that it had been longer. I get that sometimes novellas are just right but sometimes I wish I could have gotten more. With The Last Rising (Curse of... ...more
The Last Rising:
This book was a great quick read. Ice has been doing penance for Osiris for two millennia for a crime that she doesn't understand, and she's getting really sick and tired of it. Her last trip ended in a fiery plane crash after saving a man named Turner, and to her amazement her ne... ...more
Actual rating: 4.5 stars
Curse of the Phoenix is a collection of three stories, centering around a trio of women who are each a Phoenix--a being who helps save souls destined to keep living. This is one of the more creative and complex fantasy/paranormal stories I have read for some time. I though... ...more
Three Phoenix’s to Osiris, the Egyptian God of the Underworld’s bidding as the save the lives of worthy souls by sacrificing their own. Join them in three riveting romances as they each finally have a chance at redemption.
Each story is fast paced and smooth flowing with lots of suspense, drama a... ...more
Our Review, by LITERAL ADDICTION's Pack Alpha - Chelle:
This was a very enjoyable, quick read bundle. I actually read them as standalones, but back-to-back-to-back, and while they can be read out of order, reading them together and in order as they are presented in this Bundle would be my suggeste... ...more
I really liked this series and the idea behind it. It wasn't just about phoenix, it also involved some mythology in some very cool ways. I always love when mythology is weaved into a story. It was beautifully done in this one. Be warned while there is happiness, your heart may still break in part... ...more
The first book is Isis There once was a beautiful queen. She had a kingdom far away, where the Nile River nestled along the greatest country in the world. Her people loved her, worshipped her, and made her a goddess.” She lowered her voice. “She met a handsome man, who was actually a king. He woo... ...more
Rachel Firasek writes a series which is truly new and completely addicting. This trilogy of novels is wonderfully written in such a way that the reader relies on the story continuing. Overlapping the characters from story to story, has been done before but in this case completes the flow of the i... ...more
Wonderfully written with a cast of characters that are extremely addictive. This bundle has three interweaving stories that are based around mythology. The God Osiris has made three women into the Phoenix. Their job is to find the mark they were sent to save and give their life in their place. Ea... ...more
Curse of the Phoenix is a collection of the stories of three women who are each made into a phoenix by Osiris for different reasons. Ice is paying penance, Ari is under protection, and Sadie is the object of his affection. Each one dies a death over and over to save another for many years. Each o... ...more
I had different reactions to all three of the books. Wasn't so fond (3 star) of Ari's story, loved the Osiris story, and really liked Ice's story. I loved the take on the Egyptian mythology and the phoenixes. Definitely worth the time to read. ...more