The Phantom: A Paranormal Novel

· Rise of the Warlords Book 3 · Sold by Harlequin
20 reviews

About this ebook

"One of the premier authors of paranormal romance. Gena Showalter delivers an utterly spellbinding story!"—Kresley Cole, #1 New York Times bestselling author

New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter returns with The Phantom, the third book in her pulse-pounding Rise of the Warlords series, featuring a vengeful harpy and a callous torture master locked in a battle to the death.

As the son of a war god, Roux Pyroesis has suffered unending pain—he’s caused it, too, dispatching his foes with alarming ease. Now he’s tasked with cutting out the heart of a powerful queen who rules an ancient prison realm inhabited by the most vicious immortal females in existence.

Blythe the Undoing is a decorated harpy warrior determined to annihilate Roux, the invader who killed her beloved consort. Nothing will stop her. Even if she must trap herself for eternity by sneaking into the brutal realm and taking the crown, pitting herself against the merciless male she’s sworn to despise.

Having never known desire, Roux is ill prepared for the stunning beauty who challenges him at every turn. For the survival of his army, duty comes first. Always. But what happens when the flames of Blythe’s hatred burn out and she craves him, too…but only one of them can live?

Rise of the Warlords

Book 1: The Warlord
Book 2: The Immortal

Ratings and reviews

20 reviews
Eryn Porter
May 24, 2023
Another great story from Gena Showalter! This series about the Astra is really good, I like how each story stands on its own but they all work together. it's unique, fun, sexy, and funny. These ladies know their worth, and how to kick butt, and they make great heroes! (However unlikely they may seem 😉)
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Shirley Cuypers
February 7, 2023
The Phantom was another amazing book in the Rise of the Warlords series, and I didn’t expect anything else from Gena Showalter. Gena Showalter is such an amazing Fantasy Romance author and the romance, the spice and the fantasy bits are always on point in her books! I really enjoyed reading The Phantom, and reading about Blythe and Roux. I’m also really looking forward to reading the next book in the Rise of the Warlords series!
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Moon Fox
February 7, 2023
Intoxicating tension, sizzling desire, juicy drama, brutal intensity, and barbed wire animosity, suck you in, captivate and leave you consumed! Wow, even knowing what I know from reading the other books in this series, I was not prepared for Roux and Blythe's story. The fiery sparks and the quick, sharp, deeply cutting repartee are breath stealers for sure and honestly, I don't think I managed a single whole breath from the time I picked this book up until I finished it.
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About the author

Gena Showalter is the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of over seventy books, including the acclaimed Lords of the Underworld series, the Gods of War series, the White Rabbit Chronicles, and the Forest of Good and Evil series. She writes sizzling paranormal romance, heartwarming contemporary romance, and unputdownable young adult novels, and lives in Oklahoma City with her family and menagerie of dogs. Visit her at

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