After being turned into a Vampire, Stefen Von Emmerich finds more than his mere existence to be altered.
Stefen is the younger brother to the King of Angels. He has spent his life resenting his royal obligations and doing the exact opposite of what was expected of him. However, all that ‘couldn’t-give-a-damn’ attitude was hurled right out of his well-guarded window, the day he had the misfortune of being killed…
Compelled by reasons beyond his own understanding, Stefen strikes a deal to help an innocent child. As she grows into a beautiful young woman, the more intertwined their two lives become, the more perilous their unique paths grow.
Now a Fallen, a hybrid with his maker’s famed Dragon blood coursing through his veins, Stefen must rediscover himself and his newly awakening powers.
What Readers are Saying
“It will have you HOLDING YOUR BREATH…” -Avid Reader, Amazon Review
“Dark and magical! You can’t help but LOSE TRACK OF TIME while reading Stacey Von Haegert’s books.” – Tamara, Goodreads
“Author Stacy Von Haegert has written a book I COULDN’T PUT DOWN.” – Excessive Reader, Amazon Review
“If you’re looking for the things worth doing for love…. love of mate… love of offspring… LOOK NO FURTHER.” -Sherri Parker, Goodreads
“Simply just another MASTERPIECE of the genre.” – Mindy Martinez Borda, Goodreads
A Few Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars So fu@&$ love it!
Reviewed in the United States on April 5, 2017
There is no way to say “I liked it a lot, or I loved it”…. it would be not true! I So Fuc@&$; Love it!!! That any other sentence would not be right!
I have to say He was my favorite character…even in book one, so maybe Iam partial!
I devoured this one, got me some complains about dinner not ready on time…but who cares, don’t you think?
This year I found by chance this author, I read #1 and she got me hooked!
Go for this one, it’s awesome!
Can’t wait to the next one, Teakin needs his HEA!
5.0 out of 5 stars A Great Escape
Reviewed in the United States on March 22, 2017
Once again I was swept away by author Stacy Von Haegert’s newest release. Reading of Stefen and Merick’s courtship had me smiling, yet other aspects (I won’t give out spoilers) almost had me in tears. In this realm good and evil clash and it’s not pretty, but justice does have a way of being served. In my own fantasies, I wish I could be a “bender” or soar like a dragon. As I turned each page though…from beginning to end…I kind of did. It was worth my time spent.
5.0 out of 5 stars Thank you, Stacy, for another action-packed complexly woven …
Reviewed in the United States on March 20, 2017
Thank you, Stacy, for another action-packed complexly woven tale of dragons, vampires and element benders! I have read all of Ms Von Haegert’s books, both historical romance and fantasy and find that she never fails to deliver. I do believe that Stefan has stolen not only Merick’s heart but mine as well!
5.0 out of 5 stars Lived, loved, loved
Reviewed in the United States on March 21, 2017
What a book. Stacy can write about Dragons like no other. I was sucked in from the beginning of this one. The love story is fantastic, but the love between the brothers is just as heart warming. I would go so far as to say that Stacy’s Dragons rival JRWards Vampires. I would giuve this book 10 stars if I could.
5.0 out of 5 stars Most favorite new series of the year
Reviewed in the United States on February 13, 2021
This is book 2 in the series and it is an incredible journey that I hope continues. Fast paced with characters that are so developed they feel deliciously real.
5.0 out of 5 stars For me, anything written by Ms. Von Haegert goes into the must read/one-click purchase list!
Reviewed in the United States on March 20, 2017
Soooo good! I mean, so good! I have a tendency to pick up a book by Von Haegert and just never put it down. I stayed up until the wee hours of the morning last year trying to read as much of the first book of this series (Forged of Fire) before I just passed out, so I’m not surprised at all that I slacked off at my job for about a full work day keeping my eyes glued to the pages of Forged by Fate. I mean… I just devoured this book. Forged by Fate picks up shortly after the events of book 1, but focuses on angel/vampire hybrid, Stefen. He’s been cast out of Heaven, now a Fallen, and is trying to figure out what this new life means for him. While on a mission for his brother in Hell, the course of Stefen’s future is forever altered as he crosses paths with another Fallen hybrid. And Stefen’s heart is never the same…
Okay, that’s all I want to say without being too spoilery. I love how the main male characters of this series are written; Stefen is totally alpha, but in the best sense in that he is still caring and protective, and oozing sexiness. Merick is also able to hold her own with her intelligence and bravery shining through a beautiful exterior. Their relationship was years in the making, but once they do take the step together, wow… just wow… I want to warn that the entire series can be very dark at times, so readers need to be prepared to read some things that might make people uncomfortable. But clearly dark forces are at play – a good majority of the book takes place in Hell, so there’s a reader’s first giant clue. With that being said, the politics and intrigue between the realms is a lot to sink one’s mind into and riveting to read. There are still many things left unsettled between the realms, and it will be interesting to see how events play out in the next book. For me, anything written by Ms. Von Haegert goes into the must read/one-click purchase list!