This is the first book I have read by Marissa Clarke, and I must say that I was impressed! This book had it all, action, adventure, passion and some really really hot sex! Yummy men and feisty women, and some really great characters added to the book as a whole made this a fantastic read. The writing flowed seamlessly on the pages and the plot was interesting and kept me captivated throughout the entire book.
Nikolai is a slayer, and takes his job seriously, he fits the dark broody sexy alpha to a tee. He is on a mission, that is until he meets Elena, and she is an enigma to him, she should be his enemy but the pull he has to her is intense. Elena's normal life that she was quite happy with is quickly turning upside down and inside out, as she is thrust into a whole new world. Nikolai and Elena have chemistry together and everything from the time they first connected was hot and intense. They had their ups and downs, and neither is without faults and insecurities, they were a very entertaining couple to read about.
I absolutely loved the secondary characters in this book as well as the world building that the author did so well. So many different paranormal beings, all with extremely different characteristics. I found all of them very interesting and quite intriguing. I can't wait to read more, because there is definitely room to grow with this series.
The author did a fantastic job of the first book in a series which I hope to read more of. It's a combustible and downright sexy paranormal read that will have you on the edge, anticipating what will happen next as the story intensifies. I will be eagerly waiting for the next book in the series as it definitely piqued my interest. I love a great paranormal read and this did not disappoint. I would definitely recommend this book!
Medical research scientist Elena Arcos has always lived her life under the radar. When she is shot in a convenience store robbery, Elena finds herself rocketed into supernatural insanity courtesy of a sexy immortal law enforcer. He’s convinced she’s some kind of freaky half-vampire thing and that her deceased dad was the real deal: a blood sucking monster. Yeah, right.
Nikolai Itzov never anticipated battling the urge to kiss the offspring of his father’s murderer. As a Slayer, an elite law enforcer descended from Azrael himself, his orders from the Underveil General are clear: Kill her or die.
Nikolai and Elena find themselves in a life and death battle to stop a plot designed to lift the Underveil and enslave humans. With her analytical mind and his centuries of training, they might be able to foil the plot with their lives and maybe their hearts intact. But in order to succeed, he must help her become the very thing he hates the most: an Undead.