When Passion Lies

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When Passion Lies

A Shadow Keepers, #4

Caris is a vampire and she was the mate to a powerful hunter. She wanted to hunt on her own but her mate wanted her to stay safe and away from any danger. When she sneaks out on a mission by herself she is captured by a werewolf doctor. This doctor is mated to a vampire and is looking for a way to have children. He holds Caris for several months while he experiments on her. When is seems like everything he does has failed to get him the results he wants, he gets angry and bites her. This turns her into her worst nightmare, a hybrid. When a vampire is bitten by a werewolf and is unable to control the shift, they will infect any vampire. The vampire will become ill and dies. And the sickness will spread until there are no vampires left. If the hybrid is werewolf based then the same holds true but the werewolf's are the ones who will sicken and die. When Caris manages to escape and returns to her mate, he turns his back on her with a warning, learn to control the wolf or die.

Tiberius is a vampire who has spent his life trying to protect his people. He would do whatever it takes even as far as turn his back on his own mate. Word on the street is that the new ruler of the werewolf's has a new weapon that will take out all of the vampires. Then he is contacted by an informant who is willing to help defeat the danger to the vampires in exchange for safety for himself and his child. Before he can meet this person someone kills him. Tiberius knows Caris killed him, but he does not know why. She denies knowing that the doctor was going to help defeat the werewolf ruler. Unknown to Tiberius this doctor is the one who tortured Caris and all she wanted was her revenge. Now she must work with Tiberius to end the threat to the vampire race. Now Tiberius and Caris are going to be in close contact with each other and the emotions they have always felt for each other come back lava hot.

This is Ms. Beck's fourth installment of her Shadow Keepers series. She brings us a story that is loaded with adventure and lost love, a love that is given a second chance. This is a great story filled with everything a romance should have and more. Ms. Beck's Shadow Keepers is an auto buy for me and a series that I will reread over and over again. Be on the lookout for the next installment of this wonderful series. When Darkness Hungers comes out in JUN 2012.

Book Blurb for When Passion Lies

Tiberius is a vampire dedicated to protecting his kind-and the secrets of the shadow world. Now, as his quest to become head of the Alliance draws within reach, a shattering new threat puts him to the ultimate test. It's a nightmare of grim proportions: a dark plot to bring about the mass extermination of human and shadow alike. And it forces Tiberius to turn to the woman he loved and lost, the lover he still desires but doesn't trust. Caris was Tiberius's mate for centuries-until a fateful mission changed her forever. Her tortured secrets drove her into the arms of his rival, but desperation has brought her back. As a horrifying new weapon of mass destruction is about to be unleashed, Tiberius and Caris harness the power of their immortal and passionate love. But will it be enough to battle devastating odds and a ruthless enemy with the ambition to destroy them all?

Night Owl Reviews May, 2012 4.75