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  • Blood Web: A Blood Curse Novel

  • Blood Curse Series, Book 10
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 120
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 116
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 116

Santos Olaru is a seasoned vampire-warrior and an unforgiving mercenary who protects the descendants of Jadon against all enemies, preternatural or human. He is also a whiz with technology and computers - a virtual ghost in any machine - who uses his unique set of talents to make problems disappear. Until now, Natalia Giovanni has flown beneath his radar, even though she has been following him through cyberspace for years 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The most thrilling book in the Blood Curse series

  • By Amy on 09-11-18

Awesome Story.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-14-18

Tessa Dawn, knocked this one way out of this Solar System!!!
Wow, edge of seat, fast paced turning pages, wondering what new twist I was in for!!
This Story has it all and more.

  • Haunted by Her Dragon

  • Dragon Guard Series, Book 3
  • By: Julia Mills
  • Narrated by: Hollie Jackson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47

Samantha Malone especially since the day all those years ago that her family was taken in a tragic car accident. Now at almost 29 years old and an aspiring surgeon, she is faced with putting her life back together once again after being kidnapped and left for dead. Had it not been for six feet two inches of walking muscle in ripped jeans and worn cowboy boots with crystal blue eyes and a cheeky grin that made her wonder what he was up to, she might never have seen the light of day.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • So much sex

  • By Linda on 01-11-19

A Dragon & Nurse where walking down the street...

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-21-17

Any additional comments?

This story line is awesome. Dragons are the Hottest Shifters! I really liked how the characters came to life. This story leaves me wanting more!

  • Blood Betrayal

  • Blood Curse Series, Book 9
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 238
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 221
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 221

As a ruthless sentinel sworn to protect the ancient Vampyr king and the house of Jadon, he has "HOJ" literally inscribed on his heart: a heart that was tragically broken centuries earlier, when human hunters slayed his mother and Dark Ones murdered his father. Having survived the unthinkable, he never dreamed he would come this close to another human predator, let alone a female pretending to be his destiny.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow. Wow. Wow. Wow. Wow.

  • By Amy on 07-10-17

Black Rose, Red Rose Which is true?

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-14-17

Any additional comments?

I Read The Book wow. The Audio just wow, it brought it to life so much more!
Pulls you in and never lets you go.

8 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • Zanaikeyros - Son of Dragons

  • Pantheon of Dragons, Book 1
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 245
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 229
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 230

Zanaikeyros Saphyrius, better known as Zane, is an original dragyri, a badass male, and a Genesis Son - one of the original embryos made by the dragon lords. Like all the Dragyr he has 10 days from the time he meets his fated - a human female - to take her to the Temple of Seven and present her to the ancient dragon lords to be consecrated...remade...and reborn.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great beginning to a new series!

  • By Julie on 12-29-16

Amazing Dragons

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-20-17

What made the experience of listening to Zanaikeyros - Son of Dragons the most enjoyable?

The Narrator brought this book to life!

What was one of the most memorable moments of Zanaikeyros - Son of Dragons?

The Whole Book

Have you listened to any of Eric G. Dove’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Love all Eric Dove's Audibles

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Laughed, cried

Any additional comments?

Want a Real great Story about Dragons, this is the Book!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Blood Ecstasy

  • Blood Curse Series, Book 8
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 360
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 340
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 336

Julien Lacusta is a troubled soul, born into tragic circumstances, and raised in a violent time. Despite being a Master Warrior in the house of Jadon, and one of the most elite trackers the Vampyr have ever seen, he is damaged to the core: tormented by endless shadows, haunted by unseen ghosts. And he knows - by all the celestial gods he knows - that if he ever releases those demons, the beasts that lurk within, there will be hell, fire, and brimstone to pay.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!

  • By bookworm2121 on 06-22-16

Dark, Complex, Breathe Stopping, Coming up for Air

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-07-16

Where does Blood Ecstasy rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

It is by far the best yet!

What other book might you compare Blood Ecstasy to and why?

All of The Blood Curse Series Books

Which scene was your favorite?

Ohh way to many to write , it would take a whole page!

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Grab a seat belt!

Any additional comments?

I had to stop this audio and take a long , long walk, just to get my emotions under control. This happened throughout the Story. Heck at 1 point I walked by my computer and threw it the finger, ( well mutli. times)!!! To me being drawn into a story so deeply I forget to breathe, my heart forgets to beat, happens so rarely that when it does you know without a doubt that the Author is a Master Story Teller! I have now read/listened to this Emotional Roller-coaster multi times since its release date. I had to re-read it, I just had to. Re-Listen to, It contains the heart and soul of 1 of my Favorite Authors.
I have been reading this series since day 1. I thought I knew all I needed to know of Tessa and her writing style, than she drops this Story and Laughs at me as I tell her OMG, you went there, you really went there! If you have not read her stories, she has a Free Prequel, that will give you just a small taste of what is to come. I can not recommend this Series enough. It really is not for the easy

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Daywalker - The Beginning

  • A Dark Fantasy Short Story
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Emily Beresford
  • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 81
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 76
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 76

Lacy Logan thought she had a normal life. She was healthy, happy, and about to start her own paranormal investigations business...until she met the man in black. In a matter of days, she was fighting for her life, questioning her sanity, and hoping to uncover a secret from her past that would allow her to slay a demon.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!

  • By bookworm2121 on 02-13-16

Geat Short Story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-18-16

If you could sum up Daywalker - The Beginning in three words, what would they be?

10, Nail Biting

Who was your favorite character and why?

Lacy, Love Strong Women.

What does Emily Beresford bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Never heard Emily Beresford before.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Hold on to your seats!

Any additional comments?

I Can not wait for the next story. What a Great little book!

11 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • Blood Genesis

  • Blood Curse Series
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 258
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 239
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 242

Before there was a modern-day town called Dark Moon Vale, there was an ancient kingdom nestled in the Transylvanian Alps. Before there was a primordial species called the Vampyr, there was a celestial race begotten of gods and men. Before light battled shadow, the sacrifice became mandatory, or the first Blood Moon adorned the celestial sky... There was The Curse.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • For everything, there is a beginning!

  • By Dennis Crosby on 02-06-16

Entery into the World Of The Blood Curse Series

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-02-16

What made the experience of listening to Blood Genesis the most enjoyable?

Having read the book, the audible just made it even better!

Who was your favorite character and why?

Jessenia, Strong Female even knowing her fate.

What about Eric G. Dove’s performance did you like?

His whole narrative of this book and the rest of the series.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Timaos & Jessenia the love you feel comes through so strongly.

Any additional comments?

This book gives us a rare glimpse into what it was really like for the last female and her love before the Blood Curse came about.

13 of 14 people found this review helpful

  • Blood Vengeance

  • Blood Curse Series, Book 7
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 429
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 399
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 399

Ramsey Olaru is a bona fide bad-ass: a lethal vampire, a seasoned warrior, and a ruthless mercenary in the king's Sentinel Guard. He's accustomed to taking what he wants, ramrodding his way through obstacles, and silencing anything - or anyone - who gets in his way. So when his Gemini Blood Moon reveals Tiffany Matthews as his long-awaited destiny, he sets out to fulfill the demands of the Curse, claiming her as his own, swiftly and definitively.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Break out the Kleenex

  • By cchamp on 01-21-16

PitchFork Or Trident? You Decide!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-23-16

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Awesome!! Full of Surprises!!

What did you like best about this story?

It Ramsey!!!

What about Eric G. Dove’s performance did you like?

He does an awesome job with this book!

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Ohh I can not say, it would give it away, but dammmmm I was like "Oh Hell No!"

Any additional comments?

This is Ramsey Olaru's story. The bad a@@ Sentinel,who carries a Pitch Fork to kill the bad guys, (joking) it is called a Trident!! He has finally met his match with his destiny but first he has to chase her and a horse off a steep cliff! Tiffany is no whimpering female she is strong willed and stubborn.
Now they must fight for their very lives and others before they can even get on with fulfilling the Blood Curse.
I have been reading this series since the beginning and never once has any of the books let me down. In fact this was my 5th re-read, before writing this review. I can not come up with the words to express how much this book touched me so deeply. One part has me crying even tho I knew it was coming all 4 times of the re-read! Each read through I tried to write a great review, I never felt like I did this book the justice. Time for me to stop procrastinating and just put this review out there.
While I had numerous questions why, what, how etc..... This book answered so many of them. Thank You Tessa Dawn!
I Highly Recommend this book, but please read in order.
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Patches

16 of 16 people found this review helpful

  • Blood Father

  • Blood Curse, Book 6
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 440
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 418
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 420

Kagen Silivasi is a powerful, ancient vampire with a unique gift for healing - he is also a son, a brother, and a loner who has survived unspeakable tragedy and loss. Beneath his handsome, well-mannered exterior lies an alter ego consumed by rage and an overwhelming impulse to "kill them all"....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • SIMPLY EPIC!!!

  • By bookworm2121 on 12-10-15

This book is a roller-coaster of emotions of epic

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-12-15

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Epic Book in a Fantastic Series

What did you like best about this story?

What was not to like, The Story Was Perfect

Which scene was your favorite?

Nachari & The Spider!!!! Oh them seeing their father for the 1st time in hundreds of years.
When Keitaro got to meet his son's Destinies and their Sons.

If you could rename Blood Father, what would you call it?

The name is fit to the tee for this book.

Any additional comments?

I am in awe of Tessa Dawns writing skills. She is a masterful story teller. A Bard or Seanache or Raconteur would easily fit Author Tessa Dawn.

This Dark Fantasy book is so well written it leaves the reader in a Jumble Of Feelings. Thoughts all woven together. Feeling so overwhelmed and lost as the story is done. You have no idea what to do, say, think, feel.
So here I am the day after finishing this book, and all I want to do is re-read this wonderful story. Yet trying to write a review. Expressing myself, trying to put the words together as to make a coherent review.
Yet I am stumped. I am not an Author, I don't know how to put words together so that they make you feel such strong emotions as to why you should get this book or start this series. I can only try as a reader to get all this across.

I came across this Author and Book 1 when it was first published. This was so not my usual genre. I was thinking okay another Vampire Book. I will give it a try as it sounded different, from such an overly populated subject.
Was I ever glad I did! Despite the very graphic scenes I was hooked. I will tell you this I turned on every light in the house , made sure all doors and windows were locked. Didn't go out after dark for a very long time!!

Book 2 came out. I had liked her Author Page and clicked on release notice, as well as liked her on Goodreads. I was in awe, this author was not a 1 hit wonder. Her characters were so well rounded, the plots so well laid out, and all that hotness from the males!! The women were strong & independent. Not the wishy washy insecure females that so many others seem to write about. You will need a strong constitution, to read these books. Very Graphic in all ways, not for anyone just wanting a Love Story, G or PG or R. Rating.
I became a devote Tessa Dawn follower. As each of her books came out I was right there in front of the line!

Now we are at Book 6 "Blood Father" in the Blood Curse Series.
There are so many reviews giving you everything about this book.
I can not be one of them. This book is a roller-coaster of emotions of epic proportions. See beginning of review, I wrote that, right after reading this book. If you are looking for a story that will take you in and not let you go till finished the story, this is not this book for you. "Wait,What, Why??" This story stays with you even after you have read it. If you are going to read it till bedtime, you will dream about this book and all the characters. Waving hands in air wildly!!

To bring this review full circle. A Master Story Teller. A different take on Vampires, Hot Males, Strong Women. Plots so amazing that they stay with you long after you finish reading the book. I Highly Recommend this Book, "Blood Father"
5 Stars
Patches

13 of 13 people found this review helpful

  • Blood Redemption

  • Blood Curse Series, Book 5
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 486
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 457
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 459

Saber Alexiares is no ordinary vampire. He is like a cruel, fire-breathing dragon. Reared in the bowels of the colony by Dark Ones, he has no conscience, no compassion, and no saving grace. Captured by the enemy, he is sentenced to execution by sunlight only to discover that his body will not burn - he isn't who he thought he was. He was stolen at birth. He was reared by the wrong house. And the sunlight isn't going to kill him because he does have a soul.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of the best books I have ever read!!!

  • By PATCHES on 11-25-15

One of the best books I have ever read!!!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-25-15

If you could sum up Blood Redemption in three words, what would they be?

Holy Hell Twister

Who was your favorite character and why?

Saber, he had so much against him, yet he trys.

What does Eric G. Dove bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

He brings everything and everyone to life!

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Cried for Saber and his parents.

Any additional comments?

Saber Alexiares is from the house of Jaegar- Dark Ones. Cursed to only walk at night , drink blood and kill, bearing children with the woman dying a most horrendous death. Caught by the house of Jadon and sentenced to die by Sunlight. But he does not die. He is the missing infant 800 years prior. Stolen by Damien and raised with no conscious. Child to Rafael and Lorna Dzuna house of Jadon. Can he overcome 800 years of living as Dark One? Let go of his anger? Nothing worth having is easy, as all are about to have to come to terms with.

Vanya Demir is one of The Originals. One of two who saw what had transpired to cause the curse.
She is Pure of Light. Working in Romania on the old magic , she decides to visit her sister and her nephew. Once there, the Sky revealed Serpens Blood Moon and that she is Saber's Destiny. They have 30 days to convert Vanya and for her to bear him twins or he dies a most horrendous death. But no one not even Vanya wants to get close to the monster in the cell who would kill her with no remorse.
Can her pure white light reach him before it is to late or will Saber come to terms with his origins, being from the house of Jadon.

If you are looking for a light book to read this book is not for you. If you are looking for a book with Grit and Depth than this book is for you!
You know you are reading a book written by a Great Author when your emotions are all over the place.
When you have to put the book down just to get your emotions in check. When you have to put a book down just to get your breathing back to normal.
These Vampyr's are not your run of the mill, there is no other Vampyr book(s) out there that even come close to this book.

At first I really disliked Saber and felt sorry for Vanya. Than I felt sorry for Saber and all that he could have been if he had not been kidnapped. Than I really disliked Saber again. Back and forth I wrestled with my emotions. Very intense writing by Tessa Dawn pulled me into the story and never let me go.
There were some great sayings in this book, some that make you cry and some that you just laugh out loud and your family thinks you are losing it.
*** Spoiler Alert ***
1 - Don't you have a pole to dance around"?
2-"Been there done that tossed the tee-shirt"!
3-"Damn...need attention much?"
4-Buy some Clairol for that hair"!
5-When Saber says, "Be well...mother."
6-When Nachari says, "This is our house..."
7-When Rafael calls Saber on his anger, and he (Saber) asks him why they never searched for him...
The Bar scene is flat out falling off your chair laughing so hard!
This is not a HEA, I mean really 800 years of depravity does not change in 2-3 mnths. The ending is very touching and powerful and I am sure we will see more of these 2 as Saber becomes more humane, with the help of Vanya and their Son and the rest of the house of Jadon.
I give this book 5 Stars, but really one can not count all the stars in the Night Sky, that would be the real amount of Stars I would give this Book.
Patches

18 of 18 people found this review helpful