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Friday, February 26, 2010

Blood, Demons and Love...

Title: FIRST DROP OF CRIMSON


Author:  Jeaniene Frost 


Publisher: Avon

ISBN: 0061583227

5 Stars




Description:
The night is not safe for mortals. Denise MacGregor knows all too well what lurks in the shadows—her best friend is half-vampire Cat Crawfield—and she has already lost more than the average human could bear. But her family's past is wrapped in secrets and shrouded in darkness—and a demon shapeshifter has marked Denise as prey. Now her survival depends on an immortal who lusts for a taste of her.

He is Spade, a powerful, mysterious vampire who has walked the earth for centuries and is now duty-bound to protect this endangered, alluring human—even if it means destroying his own kind. Denise may arouse his deepest hungers, but Spade knows he must fight his urge to have her as they face the nightmare together .

Because once the first crimson drop falls, they will both be lost.

Review:
Denise is trying to rebuild her life after the horrible shock of her husband, Randy, being killed on New Year’s Eve in the midst of Vampires at war (AT GRAVE’S END) Trying to move on she has separated herself from all things preternatural in hopes of moving on from the horrors that night still brings into her mind.  By doing so she has also cut ties with her best friend, Cat Crawfield who is half vampire, and her vampire husband, Bones.  Unfortunately by cutting herself off she is left without being able to reach those that can help her when she is confronted by a dark family secret in the form of a demon, Raum.  With no where else to turn she call the only contact she has left to get in touch with Cat and Bones, Spade.

Spade feels honor bound to help her as Bones is his best friend and is determined to what he can.  Besides feeling his duty to his friend, Spade can’t help but wonder about Denise.  He’s been intrigued with her from the first time he saw her on that terrible New Year’s Eve.  It turns out to be harder than he imagines as he begins to search for the missing family member, Nathaniel, who is responsible for bringing the demon down on Denise’s family after he reneged on his deal with Raum.

Not only is Spade trying to keep Denise out of the demon’s hands but having to help her through her PTSD over the death of her husband.  As they make their way from the US to Europe in search of answers they find they aren’t as different as they once thought they were and that second chances for happiness can be found for those who allow the possibility of new beginnings.

During the course of FIRST DROP OF CRIMSON we see amazing twists and turns and learn the answers to questions we didn’t even know we had!  I was happy to see that Denise and Spade were not the typical hero and heroine and the chemistry between them was wonderful.  We get to see a bit of Cat and Bones along with some of our other favorites from the NIGHT HUNTRESS series.  I absolutely loved this book and can’t wait for the next installment of the NIGHT HUNTRESS WORLD by Jeaniene Frost!

~Courtney~

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But with danger closing in, Mencheres must choose between the woman he craves, or embracing the darkest magic to defeat an enemy bent on his eternal destruction.
 
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