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Review - Portal by Ashlea Rhodes (Portal #1)

Portal - Ashlea Rhodes, Amanda L Pederick

My Thoughts - 4 out of 5 Unicorns - I really liked it!!

***Received a copy of the ebook for a honest review


The cover looks magical and reminds me of what I think a portal would look like all shiny and full of light.


This is the first book in the series.  It has shifters and vampires.  This is definitely for adults do to the steamy scenes.  I really like this world that Ashlea has created.  It is complex and full of magic.  Ashlea does a great job weaving a complex plot where things happen that knock you for a loop.  She also had me on an emotional rollercoaster where tears were involved.


Sophie starts off as more naïve and would get upset for really no reason, but she grew up a lot throughout the story.  I liked her a whole lot more when she grew a backbone and started fighting for what she wanted.  Phoenix was an enigma in the beginning, and I didn’t really understand his lone wolf attitude.  He definitely grows on you.


I really enjoyed this book.  It did have some of the typical issues with creating a whole new world where parts were a bit slow for me, but I’m an action all the way girl :)  I think this series will get better, and I can’t wait to read Jessica and Ray’s story. 


I recommend this story to paranormal fans who like vampires, shifters, and magic :)