Friday, July 8, 2011

Review: The Darkest Heart by Thea Devine

Ever since a terrible fire killed her older son, one ambition has ruled Countess Lazlaric. Desperate to continue the family legacy, she is determined that her rakehell second son wed and produce an heir. Now, she’s found the perfect bride. A distant relative, writing to beg for help, is ideal for her secret plans.Alone in the world, beautiful raven-haired Senna Landseth finds more than just Drom Manor’s isolation sending a shiver down her spine. Countess Lazlaric seems overly eager to welcome her, strange noises fill the cavernous corridors of the gloomy manor, and she senses she is being spied upon. Then a note mysteriously appears, inscribed with chilling words: “I’m watching you. Nicolai.”In the years since the fire that supposedly destroyed him, Nicolai Lazlaric has inhabited the world of a vampire, consumed with seeking revenge on the creature who turned him. Now, it is time to return to Drom Manor. But Nicolai has no idea how badly the Countess wants an heir—or that his hated brother’s prospective bride is residing there. Senna’s unexpected presence upends Nicolai’s plans, for he can think only of possessing the beautiful innocent, of taking her in a blood-binding seduction from which she will never escape. . . .   description taken from here.

I enjoyed reading The Darkest Heart.  It was a more dark romance.  Gallery Books (it's publisher) describes it as a 'sensual and compelling Gothic paranormal romance.'  They hit the nail on the head when they said that.  It does have a Gothic feel to it.  The book is well written with a compelling plot that has you up reading until 2 in the morning.

It's a good book for anyone who likes paranormal romances.

Until Next Time,
Happy Reading!

**I was sent a copy of the book in order to write a real and honest review. I was not paid to write this review. All opinions are my own.**


Anonymous said...

I liked this one and I'm with you. 'sensual and compelling Gothic paranormal romance.' is the perfect way to describe this one.