Author: Rachel Van Dyken
Series: Eagle Elite #0.5
Release Date: January 22, 2015
In the mafia…only the strong survive.
Joyce loves Luca.
Luca loves Joyce.
Frank loves his family and will do anything to protect it, even if it means taking away his brothers reason for existing.
Falling, only takes one step, one movement of the chess piece, and in Joyce’s fall she took more than just one heart with her. Go back to the beginning where the drama of the Elect all starts.
Go back to the first part of the story.
Where true love tried to conquer all.
Where true love…failed.
Enchant is a quick novella that serves as a prequel to the Eagle Elite series. This story was all consuming, making reading the series an absolute must. Rachel Van Dyken has me so intrigued by her thrilling mafia world that I didn’t hesitate to dive into the story and connect with the characters. While short, Enchant is straight to the point, examining the beginning of the mafia war to follow. The names Alfero, Nicolasi, and Abandantos are thrown around for the first time, as we learn about the birth of rivalry and revenge amongst the families. Rachel Van Dyken gives just enough insight into the inner workings of the mafia to leave me wanting to be swallowed into this world of hers.
“She would grow to love me, I’d make sure of it. But she’d hate me before that love took over. And I wouldn’t blame her for it.”
If there is one thing Rachel Van Dyken excels at, it’s infusing emotion into her stories. It doesn’t matter the nature of the scene, if there is an emotional undercurrent driving the characters’ actions, Rachel will expose it and deliver it to the reader to experience. I felt the passion and heartache of Joyce and Luca’s connection right alongside the gut-wrenching guilt of Frank’s lies. Joyce’s eternal sadness and Luca’s thirst for revenge filled me with a sense of foreboding as to the nature of this series. With Enchant, Rachel Van Dyken provides just the smallest hint of the tangled web of lies, surprising relationships, unimaginable betrayal, and absolute loyalty awaiting readers in the Eagle Elite Series.
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Don’t miss the rest of the Eagle Elite series:
Elite (Eagle Elite #1)
Enforce (Eagle Elite #1.5)
Elect (Eagle Elite #2)
Entice (Eagle Elite #3)
Elicit (Eagle Elite #4)
Ember (Eagle Elite #5)
Elude (Eagle Elite #6)
Empire (Eagle Elite #7)
Bang Bang (Eagle Elite Spin-Off)