Having enjoyed the first book in the Heart of a Vampire series, Bloodstorm, I was looking forward to spending time with vampire laird and Scottish Highlander, Jordan, now residing in a castle in Arizona of all places.
In the last book, Jordan turned Dalia to prevent her from dying. Now he anxiously waits for her to come around. He does not relish the idea of having to inform her she is now a vampire, and even worse, it was his doing. Dalia is not one to brood for long, something I appreciated. She says herself she loves life and if she now has to drink blood in order to live, then so be it. However, a war is brewing between the werewolves and Jordan’s vampire clan. They accuse Dalia of torture and conspiring with their enemy, Thomas. Dalia cannot remember anything about the past twelve months since her abduction from home. A trial is set. If Dalia is found guilty, she will be thrown to the wolves.
Like Bloodstorm, this story is a simple, relaxing read, perfect for a couple of hours of escapism from the real world. Exuding sensuality and an enchanting, romantic mood, I recommend this to those of you who enjoy unchallenging, paranormal romance. Dalia is defiant, strong, angry and resilient. We also get to hear from both Jordan’s and Dalia’s perspective, something I always appreciate. There are so many books told in the first person these days, and it can often be limiting and frustrating to hear only one side of the story.
Jordan is dashing and gallant as the 1000 year old Scottish vampire. I wouldn’t mind bumping into him myself – lucky Dalia. I loved reading the descriptions of his castle. I have a thing for Gothic imagery! Niki and Shane from Bloodstorm almost make a few appearances in this book; it was great to see those two again.
Thoroughly enjoyable. ****
Any die hard vampire romance addicts in the house?