Crown of Death

Crown of Death

Years of bad luck have made Logan Pierce a little bitter, but it all goes from bad to worse the night she witnesses two immortal beings rip a man’s head off with their bare hands.Her life is wrecked overnight by a single man—Cyrus, who seems to think she’s someone important in his bloody world. But they won’t know the truth until she’s dead, and he’s very anxious to help h...

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Title:Crown of Death
Author:Keary Taylor
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Crown of Death Reviews

  • Courtney

    Keary has revived my love for this saga with Crown of Death.

    Let me give you a quick rundown - House of Royals is a series of 8 books; the first 5 books are Alivia's and the last 3books are Elle's. I personally feel that Elle's books should have been spin-offs within the series, as Keary has done with Crown of Death. You do not need to read the previous 8 books to read this one, however, I highly recommend doing so as we are first introduced to King Cryus in those books and you have a

    Keary has revived my love for this saga with Crown of Death.

    Let me give you a quick rundown - House of Royals is a series of 8 books; the first 5 books are Alivia's and the last 3books are Elle's. I personally feel that Elle's books should have been spin-offs within the series, as Keary has done with Crown of Death. You do not need to read the previous 8 books to read this one, however, I highly recommend doing so as we are first introduced to King Cryus in those books and you have a better understanding of who he is. And it just makes this book all the more better too.

    Crown of Death is the start of King Cyrus' series. He is the ruler of all Vampires; he's their creator. However, he's lived a very long and lonely life looking for his beloved wife to resurrect again and join him. Alivia made him believe it was her in order to save herself and her house. So now King Cyrus is even more distrusting of people and won't make the same mistakes again.

    Logan is living a normal life until she comes to meet Cyrus unexpectedly. Logan knows nothing of her birth parents and is thrown into a world she never knew existed or expected. I have to give it to Logan that she handles all of this new information quite well. She doesn't question the insanity of it, doesn't doubt anything being told her; she just accepts everything as is. For me, that is the only hard selling point that is not fully won over. I get that Logan is very open-minded and believes in reincarnation and has a rather unhealthy obsession with death (she's an apprentice to a mortician) but being told that she needs to die in a short time frame only to be reborn in 4 days later as vampire, yea, I think most sane people would question that big time. She just sort of accepts it and goes along with everything. Keary does do a good job of having Logan question herself and things along the way but it still felt like Logan was just too accepting immediately.

    Even while I had that one tiny problem, Keary does a great job with her story telling and getting Logan to finally accept what is to come, what her world will be. Cyrus doesn't explain to Logan who he is or what he wants from her - he learned that lesson the hard way already. And that's what makes this book extremely entertaining to read.

    Logan doesn't buckle under Cyrus or his domineering presence. She refuses to show fear or cowardness. She's very acidic in her characteristics and doesn't hold back on anything. Yea, Cyrus may have that worldliness about him, but Logan won't let that affect her. And knowing who her parents now are (won't give that exciting revelation away) makes this all the more exciting. For those who've read the previous books will really understand the excitement behind that.

    We get to know a bit more about Cyrus and how he came to be and his family's history, which I loved. We get a better understanding to him and I found myself empathizing for him, which was quite shocking based on his previous interactions in other books. We see a different side to Cyrus - a side that Logan brings out in him.

    I won't say much more except that Keary once again has me all-in on this series. I had been looking forward to Cyrus' books and knowing who Logan, I am even more excited to see where Keary takes this series.

    I need book two pronto!!!

  • Gemma Ironside

    ** WARNING REVIEW MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS**

    Crown of Death is the latest book by author Keary Taylor. This book can be read as part of the House of Royals series or as a stand-alone book.

    This book introduces Alivia’s daughter Logan, when she is spotted by another royal who immediately calls on King Cyrus.

    We have met King Cyrus before in previous books but this book shows a completely new side to him when it comes to Logan. He is soft, sweet, caring and charming but that doesn’t mean he still doesn’

    ** WARNING REVIEW MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS**

    Crown of Death is the latest book by author Keary Taylor. This book can be read as part of the House of Royals series or as a stand-alone book.

    This book introduces Alivia’s daughter Logan, when she is spotted by another royal who immediately calls on King Cyrus.

    We have met King Cyrus before in previous books but this book shows a completely new side to him when it comes to Logan. He is soft, sweet, caring and charming but that doesn’t mean he still doesn’t enjoy his games.

    I love the character of Logan, she’s a strong independent woman. However, I wished it was her mother; Alivia, they called before the king. The relationship between the King and Logan was absolutely adorable even knowing the Kings real motive from the previous books and that he wanted something else from her. I was still shipping them together from the beginning.

    I’m a big fan of author Keary Taylor, I’ve loved everyone of her books she has written and I loved this one just the same. Five-star rating from me.

  • Rebecca Rakes

    I love this world that Keary Taylor built and was so excited that she chose to tackle Cyrus's story. I would recommend reading the first series House of Royals with Alivia first, but the second series you can skip and jump right to this one.

    The story is a fun, quick read. There were a few areas that I felt could have played out better, like when Logan first gets kidnapped and she bargains with Cyrus agrees to let her live for a month. That could have played out stronger since Logan really did

    I love this world that Keary Taylor built and was so excited that she chose to tackle Cyrus's story. I would recommend reading the first series House of Royals with Alivia first, but the second series you can skip and jump right to this one.

    The story is a fun, quick read. There were a few areas that I felt could have played out better, like when Logan first gets kidnapped and she bargains with Cyrus agrees to let her live for a month. That could have played out stronger since Logan really didn't have any bargaining chips, but it moved the story along.

    I loved getting to know Cyrus and I was SO EXCITED at the end. We all knew it was going to happen (because that was the point of this book) but after reading House of Royals I am so curious how this transformation is going to be told. It's such a neat concept.

    I hope we get so see some more familiar faces in the next book!

  • Princess J. Antoinette

    All I can really say about this book is.. " Damn this was a really good read"...

    I'm so wowed right now.. I mean I was thirsty for a really good PNR book and damnit I found it!!!

    This book had the trifecta of a strong, possessive but serious alpha male with a strong and determined heroine, and kick ass story line without any sex... Damn, this author still made me feel the love between these two characters without any whatsoever kind of sex... I mean not even a damn kiss was given, but I still fe

    All I can really say about this book is.. " Damn this was a really good read"...

    I'm so wowed right now.. I mean I was thirsty for a really good PNR book and damnit I found it!!!

    This book had the trifecta of a strong, possessive but serious alpha male with a strong and determined heroine, and kick ass story line without any sex... Damn, this author still made me feel the love between these two characters without any whatsoever kind of sex... I mean not even a damn kiss was given, but I still felt the love, and the chemistry between the hero and the heroine... Applause to this author for a job well done.

    For my special sauce.. If I had to describe this book with a song:

    🎶 All In The Name Of Love 🎶.. By Atlantic Starr

    Shout out to my buddy Starr that reminded me to read this book with her... My hat is off to you my friend because this was a damn good read... Thank you sweetie.. 😘😘

    Overall rating:

    5*~ Damn this book was Good!

  • Valentina

    Possessive vampire ☑

    Feisty heroine ☑

    Angst ☑

    Bloody cliffhanger- double ☑

  • Shanna Kossman

    Another page Turner. I love this series and being able to tag along with the Logan as she struggles to find her place in the world (vampire and human). For lovers of all things vampire and romance.

  • Angie

    My first read by Keary Taylor... how have I not read her other vampire series?

    I immediately went looking for the next book after finishing Crown of Death - this is a spin off??? (sort of). I'll definitely be checking out Taylor's other works and biting my nails to find out what happens in book 2.

    Even though there is a whole series before this book, it didn't feel like I was missing anything.

  • Ipshita

    Perhaps I've grown out of the "I<3Vampires" phase, or perhaps this book

    actually disappointing.

    Most of the dialogues seem so dramatic. The heroine crosses the line between naivety and imbecility way too many times in her desperation to portray herself as special. The story also stereotypes and uses drama to sensationalise what I deemed to be a rather predictable plot line.

    Taylor's book What I Didn't Say has been on my 'Favorite' shelf since the time I joined Goodreads, so imagine my keen d

    Perhaps I've grown out of the "I<3Vampires" phase, or perhaps this book

    actually disappointing.

    Most of the dialogues seem so dramatic. The heroine crosses the line between naivety and imbecility way too many times in her desperation to portray herself as special. The story also stereotypes and uses drama to sensationalise what I deemed to be a rather predictable plot line.

    Taylor's book What I Didn't Say has been on my 'Favorite' shelf since the time I joined Goodreads, so imagine my keen disappointment in coming across this one.

    For a writer of such potential, this book is a poor effort in reusing clichés better left in the past decade.

  • Bethany

    Juvenile, cliched, and full of overblown dramatics. Started off interesting but quickly devolved. The heroine was constantly talking about what a bitch she was, how full of "acid," but aside from one scene where she jumped to conclusions and blew up on her best friend she was ridiculously nice to everyone. Same with the oh-so-dangerous, "evil" bad boy who was really just a pile of fluff with a super-tragic past. The romance was cheesy and eye-roll inducing. The debt collector named Shylock was t

    Juvenile, cliched, and full of overblown dramatics. Started off interesting but quickly devolved. The heroine was constantly talking about what a bitch she was, how full of "acid," but aside from one scene where she jumped to conclusions and blew up on her best friend she was ridiculously nice to everyone. Same with the oh-so-dangerous, "evil" bad boy who was really just a pile of fluff with a super-tragic past. The romance was cheesy and eye-roll inducing. The debt collector named Shylock was the last straw (too bad she didn't incorporate more lessons from Shakespeare). I couldn't even finish it.

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