Of High Treason

Of High Treason

by Ember Shane


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781500480721
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/12/2014
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

About the Author

Ember Shane was born in Oak Ridge, TN, but currently resides with her son in southern Ohio. Although her past career choices range from beautician to professional women's football to an associates degree in nursing, her passion for writing has remained with her from youth.

Of Royal Descent, the first book in The Doyle Hawthorne Series, was her debut novel. Ember is currently working on the third novel in the series, tentatively scheduled to be released summer 2015.

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Of High Treason 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
MyndiL More than 1 year ago
I love Ember Shane and her fabulous take on zombie culture. I love the style of writing and how she can so flawlessly paint a picture with her words. This book, if possible, was even better than the first. We are still following Doyle and his adventures since learning of his heritage. We also get to see a bit more about how Addy, Chuck and Kai are dealing with this whole world in this volume. My mind was BLOWN when I got to the big reveal toward the end of the book. And I had moments in the telling of this story that brought literal tears to my eyes. I absolutely can not wait for the next book in this series (2015 Ember? You're killing me! ;) ) This is a definite must read for anyone who likes fast paced, grip you from page one type paranormal books. As well as anyone who loves zombie stories.
KatsNook More than 1 year ago
Of High Treason is the second book in The Doyle Hawthorne Series and it was another exciting continuation of Doyle’s story.  I loved the first book Of Royal Descent.  And I loved Of High Treason. Another 5 Stars for this author but this series deserves 5+++ Stars! You really need to read the first book but I will try to include no spoilers in this review.   Of High Treason picks up where we left in the first book.  Doyle is still adjusting to his new life as a royal zombie but now he is happy to be with his family and close friends. Their lives are still in danger and there are twists in the story that made me question who can they really trust.  This second book has a change in which there are now 4 point-of-views:  Doyle, Addy, Kai and Chuck.  Addy, Doyle’s girlfriend, is a strong character.  She’s accepted Doyle and his zombie status but she is struggling with their relationship.  She is smart and independent.  But we see and understand her frustration with Doyle.  He continues to make choices for them without her input.  Rather than sit back and cry she takes matters in her own hands. She makes a bold move that I would be hesitant to do, but it made a great twist in the story! Kai is Addy’s best friend and is still the smart ass which I love.  We do see her vulnerable side and it is heart breaking.  But we realize she is a survivor and I can’t wait to find out what she does in the next book! Chuck is Doyle’s best friend and is still the hilarious side kick. We see a darker side of him but he still is such a smart ass he had me laughing and angry at the same time. I am so happy that the author decided to write the different POVs.  I loved this group of friends in the first book so it is nice to form a connection with each one. The change between POV’s is well done and it flowed well with the story.  Doyle is the main character but the amount of time spent in the different POVs is perfect that it doesn’t cause an interruption with the pace of the story. The Doyle Hawthorne Series has romance, action and comedy.  I am still amazed that this is the author’s first series. Ember Shane is a talented writer and she created a unique story.  With this book she increased the heat between the characters with some steamy scenes, and wow they were hot! The action scenes were exciting and have the right amount of details so I can imagine everything as if I was watching a movie. This book is about zombies so there are some violent scenes.  They are graphic but not grotesque, enough to show the strength these creatures have. I think this is an amazing series that all paranormal fans would love.  I also think this is perfect for readers who are new to paranormal or looking for something different to read.  This is a fresh idea so there are no clichés that would turn you off (for example how you may feel towards another vampire story). This is a new species of zombies and the author did a great job of developing her new world without feeling overwhelmed with too much detail.  I can’t wait to read more from Ember Shane and highly recommend this book to everyone!!