Title: A Bond of Truth (Sensual Bonds #2)
Author: K.C. Wells
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Release Date: 19th Dec, 2016
Genre(s): Menage, Fantasy, Romance
Page Count : 286
Reviewed by: PIU
Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5
Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5
It is twenty years since the Bond of Three returned to Teruna. The kingdom of Kandor, once Teruna’s enemy, seeks help and sends its finest warrior, Dainon, on a diplomatic mission. A solitary man since his wife and child died, Dainon is unable to explain why an encounter with a young man on a beach rocks his world to its core.
Prince Arrio of Teruna has always been attracted to men but has never acted on it—until he meets Dainon. Headstrong Arrio goes after what he wants, despite his fathers’ advice. But when Prince Kei arrives unexpectedly, Arrio finds himself drawn to both men. Is history repeating itself?
Prince Kei has his first taste of freedom and is shocked when the visions that have plagued him since childhood become reality. The three men embark on a voyage of discovery. No one has foreseen the day, however, when the arrival of a stranger threatens to destroy their bond.
“A Bond of Truth” by K.C Wells is the second installment in the sensual bonds series. The timeline of this story is after twenty years of the previous book and follows the life of the MCs of the first book, “A Bond of Three” so I would definitely recommend readers to read the first book before starting this one.
Keeping with the theme of the first book, this time around we are again treated with the unwavering and loving bond of three equally gorgeous and passionate men. Dainon is a 44 year old Kandoran warrior who has lost the love of his life many years ago. He is sent to Teruna on a mission by his king where he meets his two other soulmates, who changes his life forever. Arrio is Teruna’s beloved prince who until meeting Dainon has never felt a pull to any other man strong enough to want to bare his soul and fall in love. Then fate brings them Kei, Vancor’s prince, whose presence pumps both Dainon and Arrio’s hearts with renewed vigor.
The three men then struggle and stumble a little towards their fated union. There are a few misunderstandings and heartache along the way but when they accept their love for each other and become one, it was simply glorious. Their love just shined through the book.
Deviating from the first book, in this one we have Dainon who was straight before meeting his two princes. Dainon is shown to be confused and rattled by the force of his attraction to the two men and also the complete feel of rightness that came with being with them. He struggles with his feelings before finally giving in to them.
Dainon’s huge age difference with Arrio and Kei was the only thing that I found a little off in the whole book. I didn’t have any problem with it as such but whenever it got mentioned that Dainon is of the same age as Arrio’s fathers, I was like EWW…..
There is a little plot twist at the end of the book which gives light to Arrio’s parentage while also featuring tension, action, rescue and a glorious reunion.
The overwhelming connection and love among the men is the main focus of the book. There are roadblocks on the way but they overcome them with the help of Arrio’s fathers (the MCs from the first book), Kei’s parents as well as Dainon’s king. I loved how Dainon’s country reforms and changes for their betterment while opening their hearts and being accepting.
I don’t usually opt for ménages but this series is too sensuous and full of love to pass over. Dainon, Arrio and Kei fitted together like puzzle pieces. Their love and commitment to each other is written beautifully. During Dainon’s absence, Arrio and Kei’s restraint was something I really loved and appreciated. They waited for their bear before they could be truly united. And when they do get together their passion exploded!!! The chemistry among the men was HOT, HOT, HOT!!!
Overall, this book is a delicious romance of three men. I loved all the characters as well as the beautiful, soothing and absolutely passionate way in which the author has described the love. In addition to another three gorgeous lovers, we also get glimpses of the solid and still passionate as ever love among the MCs of the previous book. So fans of this series do not wait to read it and for those who have not started this series, please do so without any further delay!!!
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED SERIES!!!!