Monday, June 25, 2012

ARC Review: Goddess in the Middle by Stephanie Julian

Paperback, 336 pages
Expected publication: July 3rd 2012 by Sourcebooks Casablanca
ISBN 13: 9781402251535
Source: NetGalley, for the purpose of an honest review
Genre: Fantasy Romance, ménage
Best read in order: yes
Stars: 5
Flames: 4

This is another amazing book in the incredible The Forgotten Goddesses series. Amity the Etruscan Goddess of Health has become the latest target of Charun the Etruscan God of the Underworlds. He wants out of Aitas. He doesn’t seem to care that he is killing his sister goddesses to get what he wants. Amity unlike her sisters has decided she wants to keep the little goddess power she has left. She works in a hospital helping others with her remaining power. This is something she enjoys, it’s what she lives for.

Cousins Remy and Rom have spent the past twenty years chasing the demon that killed their family. They have found out the demon they are chasing has a new target, Amity. If they keep an eye on her the demon will eventually show and they will get what they want most, vengeance and they get to protect Amity at the same time. The cousins have no problems getting close to Amity, they approach her has two men in a bar looking for a night of hot sweaty good sex.

I love a good ménage and Goddess in the Middle did not disappoint. Remy and Rom have very different personalities. One is a charming flirt while the other is the quite stoic rock. Amity thinks she is just charging her goddess powers with a night of fun loving, but she soon she discovers she wants more than just one night. This is not too much of an issue, one cousin is fully on board with wanting the impossible (keeping her) the other is a slightly different story.     

I love how Stephanie has loosely tied her Lucani Lovers, MagicalSeduction and Darkly Enchanted series in to this series. Something big is brewing in this Etruscan world. Each book has ended on some nature of a game changer. There is even a cryptic prophecy that partially unfolds in Goddess in the Middle. I love cryptic prophecies! I am dying to know where it is all going. I loved that many of the characters from past books got a little page time. Stephanie’s characters are all so memorable.  

***m/f/m ménage including anal sex scenes***


  1. Weee! I'm reading this this week! Glad to know it doesn't sound like it'll be a waste of my time.

  2. Haven't heard of Stephanie Julian but definitely sounds like I've been missing out. It's been way too long since I've read a good menage. So checking this one out :) Thanks!