Family of Lies: Sebastian
by Sam Argent.
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Sebastian Orwell did the only thing a smart wizard could do when he stumbled upon the wounded Crown Prince: he healed him and dumped him in a tavern where he could continue not being Sebastian’s problem. Unfortunately, the prince isn’t content with being alive, and he hunts Sebastian down to thank him personally. Not only is Sebastian stuck with the prince’s unwanted affections, he’s also confronted by growing evidence linking the assassination attempt to someone from his father’s past.Taken from book blurb
Lord Orwell is a lot of things: thief, liar, drunk, and all around horrible father, but Sebastian knows he’s no murderer. In order to prove it, Sebastian has to keep the prince alive long enough to discover the truth—a task made considerably harder because the idiot prince prefers wooing Sebastian over securing his own survival. On top of everything, Sebastian needs to save the day without revealing his magical powers and the real reason he hides his appearance.
Sebastian had no intention of playing the hero, but whoever is stirring up shit in his country will pay for destroying his quiet life.
Length: 324 pages
Series: Family of Lies #1
Genre: Romance. Fantasy. QUILTBAG. M/M Romance.
Read As: Paperback.
Why is it a favourite?
Family OF Lies: Sebastian is such a breath of fresh air! The first time I read it, I DEVOURED it! I fell in love with the characters, the setting, and the romance between the main characters.
Not only is this book an amazing example of the fantasy genre but my god, the characters just jump from the page! Honestly I think Sebastian and Prince Turren are my favourite romantic pair 💕
There is snark.
There is sarcasm.
And there is a hard won happy ending, I may as well stop reading other books because Family of Lies: Sebastian is the perfect book for me.
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I am a sucker for romance novels ❤ Even more so if they’re ones with QUILTBAG characters. Some of my favourite novels from the romance genre, are ones that have two men as the romantic leads.
Don’t get me wrong, I am just as likely to be reading romances with f/f, m/m/f, f/f/m, and how conventional of me m/f pairings. In addition to these, I also have an incredible weakness for romances that feature trans and/or asexual characters.
I have grandiose plans to eventually feature each of these pairings in a similar post. So keep your eye out! In the mean time, the below are just a quick look at some of my favourites from the m/m romance genre. I hope you enjoy.
Under My Skin
by M.L. Rhodes.
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The publisher of this series has stopped operating, however the book is scheduled for re-release within either 2018 or 2019.
Quick story run down: Sebastian Keller is a straight laced ‘smart guy’ who runs his own travel book shop. Dylan Radamacher is the bad boy owner of the ‘Rad Tattoo’ store that just opened up next to Sebastian.
In a book that combines two stories, you see Sebastian and Dylan break down their misconceptions of each other. As they both learn more about each other, you see their walls fall down as the pair start to hit it off. A sweet and sexy romance story follows.
Quick reasons why I love the book:
- Cute characters: From beginning to end Sebastian and Dylan make me smile.
- Enemies to lovers: I’m a sucker for that trope and while the pair may not have been enemies, there was some understandable animosity between them.
- Re-readability: I found this book about eight years ago and I have re-read it some many times. I caved and tracked down a physical copy.
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Hey everybody, Bingo!!
I still have six more boxes to do but I figured since I started this Bingo Card on January 31, I still have a month to go 🙂 No pressure, I’ve got plenty of time.
Family of Lies: Sebastian by Sam Argent.
When I decided to read this, I had been devouring a lot of fantasy novels, however this novel proved to be above and beyond all that I had been reading. Family of Lies: Sebastian is a high fantasy book that follows the journey of Sebastian, a snarky wizard who unbeknownst to him, saves a Prince’s life.
For me, the best part of this novel is Sebastian himself. The character is just so snarky and wonderful, you will find it difficult not to sit there with a big silly grin on your face. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone looking for a funny, high fantasy novel that makes you laugh almost as much as it makes your sigh.
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