“The Necromancer’s Reckoning” by S.J. Himes


Every action has consequences.
For a decade, Angel Salvatore has been the most powerful sorcerer and only necromancer in all the Northeast. Never one to ask permission nor apologies, he has acted with near impunity for years.
Until now.
The High Council of Sorcery has come to Boston, and Angel is their target. Charged with numerous violations of practitioner laws, his freedom and family are placed in jeopardy.
If found guilty, Angel’s apprentice Daniel will be imprisoned to serve out the remaining years of his apprenticeship. Isaac, his brother, is too vulnerable to be left unguarded, and Angel fears for his sanity and health. And Simeon, Elder vampire and Angel’s mate, refuses to see Angel convicted under the laws of the Council and his actions to keep Angel free threaten to start a war that could destroy their world. And Angel faces the severest of punishments—the castration of his gifts.
The Council has never cared for the people of Boston, and Angel doubts their motives. They have come for some insidious reason, and it has nothing to do with upholding the law and everything to do with Angel.
Dealing with an impending trial, a wayward ghost, and a graverobbing ring of thieves leaves Angel on the edge. He thinks he may have a handle on things until violence erupts across the city, and a stranger comes to town…a stranger with his own dark powers of necromancy.


This thrilling third book in The Beacon Hill Sorcerer series is by far my favorite. I might have said that with the last book but I was proven wrong and I could very well eat my words again. Probably will but first…I LOVE ANGEL AND SIMEON!!! Okay, sorry, *grin* I had to get that out. We pick up where the last book left off. They just want to live their lives and yet the world continues to need them. Daring rescues, dramatic duels, and love so true, your eyes will mist without your permission…yes, this book has all of that and more. A time of reckoning has come. This addictive action-packed story held me captive from the very first page. If you haven’t had the pleasure of meeting Angel and Simeon yet, there’s no time like the present…go! And join me in my infatuation. The ride’s not over, there’s still more to come. But first, let’s quickly recap what happens here.


Angel’s brother, Isaac, has been walking across the edge of a slippery slope for years and he’s losing his footing. Angel has always protected him, that’s what he does but it’s time to admit Issac needs more than Angel can give him. Tough love forces difficult decisions and thankfully Angel has his own support system now. We are introduced to several new faces and I embraced most of them. Gotta have some bad guys and Angel boldly faces them with fierce bravery. Simeon wouldn’t deny how attractive his fearless mate is but I must agree, courage is hot! As much as I enjoyed their entertaining adventures what I truly loved most was…them. Their passion and deep faith in one another is *sigh* dreamy.



This potent tale consumed me. As with the previous two books, the charismatic characters were more than entertaining, they have become special to me. Of course, my heart races for Angel and Simeon but I’ve also grown fond of the others. That includes wee beasties and hounds! With Isaac away taking care of himself, Daniel is alone and feeling vulnerable. When the Big Brothers of witchcraft suddenly appear in town, Angel knows they are up to…something. Getting to the bottom of their malicious intentions is not a task too great it’s merely inconvenient. There are other issues to tend to. Unfortunately, they force themselves to the top of Simeon’s beloved’s neverending to-do list. This dazzling couple battles side by side and will fight anyone or anything that dares to threaten them or their family. It was exhilarating but more than that, the heady rush of their love overwhelmed me. Solid stuff my friends.


Bloodshed…if they want a war, they shall have one. Affection…there’s nothing quite like a brush with death to remind us how precious our loved ones are. Rapid-fire…the clip is swift but the navigation is clear. Quick tip? Hang on!


bookisforCalling all urban fantasy and paranormal romance lovers…this spectacular series deserves your attention. I hope it brings you a fraction of the joy it has brought me.



TITLE: The Necromancer’s Reckoning (The Beacon Hill Sorcerer #3)
AUTHOR: S.J. Himes
PUBLISHER: self-pub
LENGTH: 304 pages 
RELEASE DATE: May 28, 2018

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