If you love paranormal/romances (as I do) then you should love this and, although J.F.'s books are relatively new to Audible, I think her books are aw..Show More »esome. At the time of death some deserving few are given the choice of allowing an ancient Egyptian to share their bodies and they become a Bodywalker. The story builds as Docia is murdered and chooses to become a Bodywalker she wakes up and meets Vincent/Ramases (enter handsome blonde hunk) who is also a Bodywalker and there's an instant attraction. However, Ram (who is No.2 in the pecking order) thinks Docia is off limits to him because he must just protecter her as she is possessed by his Queen and she is destined for someone else - his King when he can find a suitable body to inhabit and join her.
Eventually, we find the story is ultimately about a civil war between the Politico Bodywalkers who think they should 'share' a person's body/soul and the Templars who think they should 'dominate' and completely take over a person's body once they die. Both sides have been fighting for supremacy for hundreds of years and, as they each get killed off, they have to wait for the next suitable body for them to inhabit and then they return to the fight - but this time around things are going to change.
It's got lots of great characters and creatures who all help to build a funny, sad, emotional, passionate, pleasurable and imaginative journey into this new series.
Worth a credit? If you're into a series that puts a whole new spin on the paranormal romance world then it has to be a YES and if you're a J.F. fan then it has to be a YES too.
Good second instalment into the Nightwalker world - a love story with lots of supernaturals and their lore of sharing a human's body with a race of lo..Show More »ng dead Ancients who are each given the chance to come back every 100 years to continue the fight against the Templars who want to take over and control the Nightwalkers.
The last book finished as Jackson took the chance offered him when he died and now he happily shares his body with the very alpha Egyptian Pharaoh Menes who is pinning away for his Queen so, apart from protecting her, they try desperately to convince Marissa (a psychiatrist and someone Jackson had been drooling over) to allow her body to be shared with the deity.
JF builds and explains the Nightwalker world and what they can and can't do and we learn, along with Marissa, the longing that Menes and Jackson have for her to say yes to their heartfelt proposal. However, Jackson wants to seduce her into it (and he does a mighty fine job too) but Menes wants to be more forceful. There's romance, passion, excitement, gargoyles that come to life, action, sex (not too graphic), sub plots and a powerful evil entity has been released so the plot is building up to eventually be cataclysmic.
Worth a credit? Yes, any paranormal romance lover should enjoy the heartfelt decision that Marissa has to make. Unfortunately, it looks like we will have to wait til early next year for book 3 Forsaken - Leo's story (boo hoo).