Del D'Elecampane, a skilled cartographer, has spent her life
exploring the frontiers of Celta on foot and beast. Dealing
with the dangers of the wild was much simpler
than dancing around the pitfalls of human society. When the
time came to seek out her HeartMate, she took direct action
and headed straight for Druida City to scoop him up and get
back out on the road.
Raz Cherry is finally living the life he loves. His renown
as a skilled actor is growing. He is tightly focused on
whatever he can do to increase his social contacts and land
larger and larger roles until his fame is assured. He is not
at all happy when he senses his Heart bond has been
activated. Family and a long-term commitment will only get
in his way.
When Del discovers a Family commitment that cannot be left
behind, she needs to make decisions that affect the life of
a young child, and determine the path of her future.
Raz's Family is being threatened in subtle and escalating
ways, with destruction of family heirlooms and arson
occurring for reasons unknown.
Celtan society is what I imagine a world based on neoPagan
precepts would look like, and a delight to my Pagan heart.
Throw in intelligent animals and names based on herbalism,
and this whole series hits all my joy buttons. The suspense
woven into the background of the passionate struggle between
HeartMates is contrasted by the moments of light humor,
balancing the book into a skillfully crafted read for any
lover of futuristic or light paranormal romance.
HEART JOURNEY is the ninth book in the Celta Heartmates
series, and the first by Robin D. Owens I have read. The bad
news is I fell in love with the world of Celta and need to
scramble for the first eight books in the series to feed my
new lust for the universe Owens has created. The good news
is that I am always happy to support favorite authors with
my dollars, and I am excited to discover another author to
add to my keeper shelves.