Luke Thorne loves having one hell of a good time. As the ruler of every dark creature to walk the earth, he certainly has more than a bit of a bad side. He lives for danger and isn’t the type to lose his heart—mostly because he doesn’t have one. Then she walks into his life.
Mina James is seduction in the flesh, a perfect temptation that the devil himself couldn’t pass up. Too late, Luke realizes he’s let a real siren into his life, a woman who is bent on using his dark powers to free herself from hidden enemies. Since Luke isn’t the type of man to be used, he should walk away from her, but…something about Mina draws him close.
Soon he’s realizing that she isn’t who she appears to be. Not dark and cold, but burning red hot. Mina is a woman fighting for her life—and the Lord of the Dark suddenly finds himself in an unlikely role…hero. Luke isn’t going to let her enemies destroy Mina. He will fight heaven and hell to keep her. But in the end, the secrets they both carry may just rip apart a love that should never have been…
There are Bad Things in the world…very, very bad. Are you ready for them?
So twin boys are born some time ago, one was destined to be good and he protects the humans and light paranormals. The other one was destined to be bad, Luke Thorne is the bad twin. He is the ruler of all the dark paranormals that walk the Earth and they fear him because of some of the things he's done.
Mina is a Siren, she needs something that Luke has and in order to get it, she uses her voice to persuade him to take her back to his island. But before she can get what she came for, she's running or rather swimming for her life.
There's a lot going on in this book and since this is book 1 in this series, I'm glad I started with this book. I put the next 5 books in my wishlist because I liked this one so much.
There's a shady agency that's been kidnapping paranormals and making them do, not so good things for them. The guy in charge of this agency is obsessed with Mina and wants her back and while he's got a few tricks up his sleeve, he doesn't realize who he's up against to get her back.
I really liked seeing both brothers and seeing that just because something has been prophesized, doesn't mean that things can't be changed by ones own actions. I'm really looking forward to reading Leo's book and seeing how the other brother turns out.
The secondary characters in this book were just as interesting as the main characters. They all had great back stories and I wanted to get to know more about them. There was more than one twist in this book that I totally didn't see coming but I will say that if you like shifters, vampires, dragons, mermaids, sirens or freaky tattoos that take on their own life...you'll like this book.
I give this book 4 out of 5 stars.
Oh, now this does sound promising. I've read her books before and liked them. I'll have to check this one out.ReplyDelete
Thanks. It was a good story.Delete
I have enjoyed Eden in the pastReplyDelete
Sounds like a great mixture of characters and twistsReplyDelete
I like the mix going on here which would definitely hold my interest. Hugs...ReplyDelete
It was quite good.Delete
Sound interesting, but I'll admit it might not be my line. The play on morality and paranormal twists is definitely enticing. I love supernatural interpretations of old mythos.ReplyDelete
I do love my paranormal type stories.Delete
4 out of 5 sounds like a winner to me.ReplyDelete
Great review. It does sound twisty interesting!ReplyDelete
It was quite interesting.Delete
I love when the secondary characters are compelling too!ReplyDelete
Good to read you review, it sounds an interesting book.ReplyDelete
All the best Jan
Love the cover! The premise sounds good. Can they be read as standalones?ReplyDelete
Nice review. Definitely need to keep my eye on this one. :) ~Aleen
I think it reads fine as a standalone. But this is also book 1 and I haven't read the others yet.Delete
Sounds like you really enjoyed this one! Thanks for sharing. :) #getsocial17ReplyDelete
I did, it was fun.Delete
Sounds great, especially if you sent the others to your wishlist.ReplyDelete
It was a great first book.Delete
I've seen this one around different blogs but never took the time to check it out myself. Have you read this author before this book? I think I have two books of hers that were free awhile back.ReplyDelete
Yes, I've read her before and loved her. That's one of the reasons that I looked t this book i the first place.Delete
Oh it sounds interesting! this one is new to me I confessReplyDelete
It was quite good.Delete
I have always enjoyed her books. This one sounds good.ReplyDelete
Thanks. I really liked this one.Delete
Wow! This sounds good and thanks for sharing Mary. Great review!ReplyDelete
Thanks, it was really good.Delete
I really enjoy her books. This is a pretty good series.ReplyDelete
I do too. I'm looking forward to reading more.Delete
Well that sounds fun! I havent' read her but have wanted to for a while. Always a good recommendation when you've added the rest to the wishlist.ReplyDelete
I've read quite a few of her other books and loved them. I definitely want to read more of this series.Delete
Love it when the secondary characters are just as interesting as the main ones! Haven't heard of this one, but it sounds right up my alley! Thanks for sharing!ReplyDelete