This is my favourite book in the series so far. And it's only the third one, plenty more to go, woohoo!
The evolution of Kaderin and Sebastian's relationship is natural and believable. Which makes it a nice refresher to the 'fall in love in two days' trope we often see in paranormal romance. I loved both of them. Kaderin was strong without ever feeling like she had to prove herself. Sebastion was understanding and not overly possessive (for once).
The Hie competition was exciting and introduced so much more aspects of the Lore. Each book focuses mainly on the romantic storyline, but this one explored the world more as well. Introducing new species, connections, and relationships. I think the competition sets up the story for the following book as well.