It’s been a long time since I posted a review, and even longer since I read this book, so I’m a little fuzzy on the details. Life got in the way, but I have a little more spare time now, so prepare for a deluge of reviews of books I read as far back as April!
This is the third book in the Monstrous Matches series, but you don’t have to have read the previous two to understand this one. You should though, because they are pretty great. I saw someone on GoodReads refer to Lillian Lark’s books as “Cozy Monster Smut”.
Emilia is a human who is accidentally cursed with the Goddess form of a Basilisk. So basically a Gorgon. She ends up with two Basilisk shifters, Ari and Jasper, and they help her learn to control her new powers. However, the aristocracy of Basilisk society wants to claim her for their own. Also, Ari may not have been entirely honest about his motives, and Jasper has been rejected by the larger Basilisk community.
Lillian Lark writes delightfully steamy romances that just happen to be about monsters. She is also a great author to follow on TikTok. Her videos are fun and she also gives a lot of great monster romance recommendations by other authors. If you have ever wanted to attempt to read the genre, she is a good author to start with. The first book in this series, “Stalked by the Kraken” was particularly good.
CBR 15 Bingo – In the Wild. This book is almost entirely about basilisk shifters. Sexy, sexy, shifters!