(Taken from Amazon)
Hiding his private life in the public eye, vampire Alexander Macedo, goes to hell and back in a race against time to save the one woman he would die again for and the other he could spend an eternity with. A rogue vampire threatens the balance of power. Bred for strategy but torn between his want for love and his need for companionship, Alex battles to save all he holds dear.
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Alex smiled, now he had her in his eyes she was as good as in his grasp.
“Good evening beautiful.” Alex said licking his lips as an eyetooth elongated, and his eyes roved over her body undressing her with his mind. I am going to enjoy every single moment of tasting you. I can feel your blood moving beneath your skin, taste your sweat on the air, and feel your heart beat waiting for my mouth.
“Come to me,” he said, “Submit to me.”
“I’ve missed you Xander,” the Brunette murmured as she left her friends and made her way closer to him. “It’s been a long time.” She ran her fingers up his blood red silk shirt, finding his exposed olive-skin where the top two buttons were undone.
Alex could see she was pleased to find his firm chest as she ran her fingers down familiar territory. They paused over his well-muscled abdomen. She leaned into him, trying to seduce him with her body, pressing against him as she sought to kiss him. Her hand rose to his chiseled jaw. He was a handsome man, and something about him bordered on beautiful.
“Let me make amends,” he said, his words just as suggestive as he led her up the stairs and over to a secluded corner on the terrace. Her attempts at seduction were not ignored.
Her heartbeat quickened as he kissed her and traced her jaw-line, caressing her copper skin with his hands. As he made love to her mentally, he smiled when the scent of her moistening reached his nostrils. His liquid grey eyes deepened to titanium before his hunger consumed all, and his eyes were swallowed by the darkness within.
His fangs dropped enough to feed as he gave into his primordial urges. With her heart pumping, her blood flowed into his mouth laden with the sweet passion of lust.
The memories and wants flashed through every pump of her heartbeat; her desire to be loved, the laughter of her daughter, and abusive ex-boyfriend. If there were a secret, one bite would tell all.
I like the subtle sexiness and mysterious element of the cover. It's very classy and well-done.
The relationship between the vampire and his human familiar did not turn out like I expected it to. This both disappointed and surprised me. It disappointed me because I'm so used to vampire stories that have the vampire and human falling in love and finding a way to be together. While the vampire and human do love each other in this story, there was a twist that I was not expecting ... thus the surprise element.
Even though I was slightly disappointed that this wasn't the standard vampire/human love story, I was utterly grateful for the twist that set this story apart from the others I've read. It was refreshing to see an author step outside the box and create a vampire/human love story that wasn't run-of-the-mill.
Alex is a lady's ultimate dream of what a vampire would be. He's sexy, smart, powerful, protective and knows how to turn a woman on.
Jacqui is a little irritating with her unsurety of Alex's affection. However, she is a smart and business-savvy lady who owns her own private investigating business. To her horror, she almost became the bride of a demon, which may explain her hesitation on allowing Alex to act on his love for her.
Catalina is Lucifer's daughter and Alex's mate. She is super sexy and uses her animal magnetism to get what she wants ... which is Alex and the coveted left-hand seat at her father's side.
This book is not that long (a little more than 180 pages), but it packs a punch that will be remembered by the reader. If you enjoy reading vampire stories but are tired of the same old plot, then you need to give Bitten Twice's A Blood Moon a chance. I don't think you'll be disappointed.
I would recommend this to adults only due to some language and sexual scenes depicted in the book.
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