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Book InfoHis to Keep by Serena Akeroyd
Series: Quintessentially Theirs #1
Rating: Book ratings explained
Genres: Contemporary Romance, New Adult Romance
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She’s the future Queen of Veronia.
I come from a notorious British family.
We’ve been best friends for as long as I can remember…
Until one day she broke us.
I woke up in Vegas, hungover and married.
Betrayed, I left her.
Hurt, I stayed away.
But then I almost died, and I realized she would always be mine to keep.
The Quintessence series holds a special place in my heart, as it was my introduction to reverse harem novels, back when I was reading a lot of lighter romance (and by lighter, I mean dove grey). When the series ended in the future, with the harem’s kids all grown up, you could tell there would be a follow on series. Enter His to Keep, the first book in the Quintessentially Theirs series, featuring Sascha’s oldest son Tin.
If you’ve read the Quintessence series, particularly Hers to Hold, much of this book is going to seem incredibly familiar. In fact, this book is a marginally expanded version of the second part of Hers to Hold. If I bought the book without realising this (and it’s not mentioned in the blurb on Amazon or Goodreads) I’d be a tad pissed.
If you’ve not read Hers to Hold and this is your introduction to the Quints and Veronia, then this is a heartwarming read. It’s the reunion of two people that were always meant to be together but were pushed apart by circumstances and poor choices. There’s emotional recovery, action and heartbreak but, most of all, two lovers fighting for each other when the odds (and most of their parents) are stacked against them.