paradise, vibrant jungle, turquoise sea… and sensuous nights that hide
vampires so powerful they can change the world.
extraordinary, arrogant. He’s been eliminating rivals and gathering
allies, determined not just to survive, but to demolish the Europeans
who think they can steal what he’s worked for centuries to create. In a
final bid to avert a war that seems inevitable, Raphael agrees to meet
an enemy he knows of old. She is formidable, wily, and not to be
trusted. But in his arrogance, Raphael believes he can foil whatever
treachery she has brewing.
Cynthia Leighton—Raphael’s human mate,
beautiful, smart, and deadly when threatened. She doesn’t trust anyone,
much less a powerful vampire claiming to want peace. So while Raphael
prepares to negotiate a treaty, Cyn is preparing for the inevitable
double-cross that she knows is coming. Raphael worries about saving
thousands of vampire lives. She only cares about one, and she will do
anything to keep him alive and in her arms.
When Cyn is proven
right, when it all falls apart and Raphael’s enemies draw on ancient
magic to trap him, taking him away from Cyn and out of the war, it all
falls to her—to find Raphael, to save the thousands of vampires who will
die if she doesn’t succeed… and to kill every single being, human or
vampire, who gets in her way.
Trouble in Paradise Stars!!!
the focal point in this book, but we also get plenty of Juro, Luci, Elke, and
Juro’s always silent twin Ken’ichi, who is not at all silent in this book!!
They all have pretty substantial roles here, along with cameo’s from Lucas,
Duncan, and Murphy, who all rally around Cyn when things go from bad to worse
“I am ready to depart,’ Ken’ichi agreed, pushing away from the counter. Elke rolled her eyes at him, then looked at Cyn. “What he meant to say was, “Hell, yeah, let’s go fuck up a geek!”
“Lubimaya”) Cyn travel to Hawaii to meet with the powerful, cunning, and
just plain evil European Master vamp Mathilde, who is ready to make her play to
attempt take over Raphael’s holdings on the west coast, and she has no problem
fighting dirty…very, very, dirty to make sure she wins.
I don’t want to say too much and give anything away, but I have to say, I love
this series, and it just keeps getting better as it moves forward. I’ve said it before, I’m always happy to get more Raphael and Cyn,
I love them as a couple and I hope their fantastic love affair never,
ever ends!! There is never a dull moment for our favorite Lord and his
“You’re never going to
let me forget that, are you?”“That your mine?
Never.”“You understand, that
means you’re mine, too, right?”“That goes without
saying.”“Well, say it anyway.”Raphael Chuckled. “My
Cyn, the love of my life, I am yours.”“Well, shoot. You don’t
have to t be so sweet about it.”
and look forward to seeing even more of them in the future!!
I’m already ready
for the next ViA book, Alliance right now!!