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And during this book they find themselves going down divergent paths. Oct 23, Kalynn rated it really liked it.

I had soured on Laurell K. For reasons unknown to the reader, Alex and John are “persons of viehhl. In contrast, her brother has gone the other direction, completely embracing his faith in the Catholic Church, all the way to seeking priesthood.

For the sake of an interesting romance with compelling characters, I’m generally willing to read a little gore and horror, but this is WAY over the top for me.

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One patient in particular, Michael Cyprian won’t take no for an answer and eventually vielh his people kidnap Alex, flying her to his mansion in New Orleans and forcing her to reconstruct his horribly disfigured face. The heroine’s reactions to this are ambivalent and not very convincing. It’s a vampire series, and virhl has a couple passionate scenes in it, but it’s not the least bit romantic – more like dark and evil. F This is the first book in the Darkyn series, and boy, am I disappointed.


If Angels Burn

Sorry if others really liked this book, it just didnt do it for me I’m thinking about what happens in Angelss Need here. Hidden Fire Jo Davis. The book follows both Alex’s descent into Darkyn and John’s descent into the Brethren. If I fuck up, you come in and wave your beads over them before they go see your God.

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I liked this book, but I think potential readers should keep one thing in mind; this, despite the classification, is not a romance. Mar 28, Shannon C. Even as they travel in private jets and use technology, they still speak with an old world formality and intonations none of them call Alex a Doctor, they instead use the term “leech”view women from a 13th century perspective, and are alternately puzzled by and resentful of the 21st century.

He had been kidnapped and tortured by The Brethren. This is a verrrry complex story, and a very complex story told well. I would definitely byrn that even though this is vjehl as Paranormal Romance and is not told in first-person point of view, angeels definitely leans more towards Urban Fantasy in that there is a romance but it falls secondary to the plot.


This is not a romance! Viehl does a great job of getting across that Alex is really angry about her fate. The man in the mansion is horribly disfigured, but his skin has the ability to regenerate.

You bet your stars. Yes, there is a love story, but the primary focus of the book is world building, and the story is a paranormal thriller with a romance sub plot.

Vampires first arose during the plaque in the 14th century, victims of a strange virus, though all the vampires think it’s because they are damned. And I love vampires! And so comes the heart of my problem.

The reason he can heal so fast? Alex is an awesome heroine. Nov 04, Liz rated it liked it. The Brethren do for me. I can confirm that the Darkyn novels do get better and better! Barely a few pages in and there are references to a “tranny” and a “large black woman” who fosters children “so she doesn’t have to work.