Highland Hunger

This trilogy of supernatural Scottish romances all feature Scottish vampires finding their one true loves, that is if they can win their ladies hearts. In "Dark Embrace" by Hannah Howell has Una Dunn searching for help for herself, and her friends who are being held by an evil lord intent on taking their power for himself. Raibeart MacNachton is promises that his clan will help, but Una doesn't know if she can open her heart to trust him, much less fall in love. Jackie Ivie has written "A Knight Beyond Black" that has Lady Tira believing she will never find love, until her fiance shows up to claim her. Iain Duncan MacAvee has been betrothed to Tira for years, without her knowledge, and he's intent on claiming what is his. "The Guardian" by Michele Sinclair has Moirae and Dorian both serving as the guardian for their land. She turns to him for help learning the skills she needs, but will he instead learning the most important lesson from her?

I picked this up expecting the normal Scottish theme romance novel and was pleasantly surprised to discover the vampire twist. The stories were filled with seduction, romance and a little bit of humor, making them enjoyable, fast reads.

Book Blurb for Highland Hunger

"Dark Embrace" by Hannah Howell: While searching for his clan's demon Lost Ones, Raibeart MacNachton encounters an ethereal beauty running for her life. The decision to play hero is easy; fighting the urge to ravish the enchanting Una Dunn is more difficult - especially when Raibeart learns they share a powerful connection.

"The Guardian" by Michele Sinclair: The immortal Dorian vows never to fall in love with a mere human - until he meets the beguiling, arousing, Moirae Deincourt. She stirs a longing in Dorian that he dares not quench. But when Moirae's life is put in danger, her true nature is revealed - and the lust that rages between them can no longer be controlled...

"A Knight Beyond Black" by Jackie Ivie: Vampire Iain Duncan MacAvee has stepped forward to claim the woman he betrothed years ago - only to learn that the tempting Lady Tira knows nothing of the engagement. Though Tira feigns disinterest, the Duke's animal-like charisma has unleashed her most carnal desires - a hunger only Iain can satisfy...

Night Owl Reviews Oct, 2011 4.00