I have already to several of them. I really hope that they read it. I have recommended this series to people but I have never been so pushy about, "Oh you've GOT to read this book." as I am about this one. I'm going to listen again, and reread it and then read it again. I suggest you do the same.
It's a wonderful, powerful book about people and how they love. How really messed up people can get by their families and eventually learn to over come it, to pull through and get everything they deserve.
OH so many. I think maybe the argument between Blay and Qhuinn in the hallway outside the clinic room was one that made me almost get in trouble on my commute to work when I had to stop and say "Wow" and another commuter ran into me. And then of course in the bar at the end when the two of them had a talk and came to learn what they meant to each other finally. You find yourself screaming, "JUST SAY IT!"
Oh yes. I did it all, laughed, cried, stood in shock, screamed, was afraid for some of them, wished for some of them, this book careens you through the emotional palette like a snowball rolling down hill. And it leaves you both very satisfied and wanting a lot more when it's done.
This is the second book I ever listened to. I loved the narrator. He did an excellent job of portraying all the characters and emphasizing each part of the story with just the right inflection.
Do yourself a favor. Get this book, open your mind, and open your heart to the Black Dagger Brotherhood. It is well worth it on every level.
You're so vain.
The end! I actually had to go to the book store and look up the book and verify that it actually ended that way and the audio version didn't end in the middle of the book somewhere. Worst (although on author's end - best) ending ever! The next one better come out sooner, rather than later.
Only if there was no 'Vlad' in them I think.
"Even the heartless can be turned."
I got the free eBook of the first book in the series on Kindle. Read it and thought it was a bit interesting so I figured I'd use a credit and get book two here on Audible. Well it almost ruined the series for me. When reading the first book I imagined Leila as being stong and not your usual flakey female. I pictured Vlad as a true vampire in the modern age.
But when Tavia Gilbert read the second book to me all that shattered like glass on a stone castle floor. She read Leila as being a breathless, bimbo type female and her "Vlad" accent nearly made me laugh every time she used it. I understand he would have a 'Romanian accent' but she just put the typical Dracula play voice on him and it made him very comical. Her versions of them made me think more of a Broadway vampire comedy rather than a serious love story with one of the most heartless men in history.
I will of course, get the third book. Not sure if it will be audio yet. And that is because this one felt like it ended in the middle of the story and I guess like Sheldon, I have completion issues.
I will say that Frost did a great job with the modern versus ancient attitudes and expectations and conflicts between the two main characters.
After it was slow to get rolling it became quiet the enjoyably story. The plot is very cute and not like anything else I've ever read or heard.
I would if it was cheep enough. Just because I understand that this is one of a few in a series. I'm curious about how she introduced and developed the other books.
She was okay for the most part but her attempt to 'imitate a male voice' did not deliver well.
It made me laugh a bit. It was slow to start but once it got going it was rather good.
This was a plot line that was very different than most vampire books. It was a slow start but once it got going and started wrapping you into it, then it was good. It could really use more, just plain more. It was too short, too rushed of a story. And it could use more spice, the vampire was supposed to be sexy and a couple times he got into that a bit but then he fell back to not being mundane, although that might be the point. Very cute story, worth a read or listen? Yes. But get it on sale.
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