ETERNAL COMMITMENT IS NOT ON HER AGENDA...
Scorned by the vampire community for her lack of power, Isabel Anthony lives a carefree existence masquerading as human--although, drifting among the debauched human nightlife, she prefers the patrons' blood to other indulgences. But when she meets the king of vampires this party girl's life turns dark and dangerous.
BUT TIME'S RUNNING OUT FOR THE KING OF VAMPIRES...
Dead-set on finding the prophesied mate who will unlock his fiery powers, Thad Morgan must find his queen before their race is destroyed. Their enemies are gaining ground, and Thad needs his powers to unite his subjects. But when his search leads him to the defiant Isabel, he wonders if fate has gotten it seriously wrong...
(Terra's Thoughts) I love a good paranormal book as good as the next person but this one just didn't give me the oomph to say it's a five star. I would most likely give this a three and a half. It was okay but needed a bit more of something.
Isabel Anthony is a rogue vamp who basically has grown up on her own without any help. Her parents died when she was young thus leaving her knowing that she needed certain things for the vamp life but not having the proper training to realize her full potential. She is a beauty with some scruples though and doesn't just feed off anyone. She actually gives back as much comfort to the donor as she gets for her meal.
Thad Morgan is I don't know....hmm...maybe a bit dim witted and self absorbed. He is the next ruler of his people but has no powers without his life mate. Searching finally brings him to her only to have what should be a bit more dialogue but ends up being a bit more steam under the covers. With more work I think Thad could be much better developed.
The story has some action, quite a bit of steamy sex, confusion and misunderstandings that could get you killed and a whole can of worms that will explode on contact should it leak out that the King is powerless at the moment.
Not my favorite cup of tea but no two opinions are alike. Give this a chance as you may find you like it better than I did. I'm more into intense action than steamy sex so that could explain alot.
Mass Market Paperback: 352 pages
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca (February 7, 2012)