TWICE TEMPTED by Jeaniene Frost

TWICE TEMPTED

KIRKUS REVIEW

It’s hard enough being the girlfriend of The Prince of Darkness, an emotionally distant vampire who is the inspiration for humanity’s greatest nightmare; but when Vlad Tepesh’s enemies try to get to him by coming after Leila, they may all have some shocking surprises in store.

After settling in Romania with her vampire prince, Leila begins to wonder if she will ever be satisfied with Vlad’s detached nature, despite their explosive sexual chemistry. When she misinterprets an anticipated public event as a prelude to a marriage proposal, he reminds her in no uncertain terms that his heart is not up for possession. Realizing she can never be truly happy in the inadequate relationship, Leila leaves. Returning to the circus community she formerly called home, Leila barely survives a firebomb that kills her best friend. She and her escort, Maximus, who carries a torch for her, decamp, trying to figure out who wants her dead. As they attempt to stay out of reach of her all-powerful ex, the two are abducted by henchmen of an unknown enemy. Leila, who possesses supernatural powers—including the ability to generate deadly electrical currents and read people’s minds—gains their freedom but is unable to bring them to safety. She psychically reaches out to Vlad, who rescues them and takes her back to his Romanian castle, where a number of surprising secrets are waiting for her. Having nearly lost her, Vlad reconsiders his position on love, but the path is not yet smooth for the lovers, nor is it safe. Whoever is out to get them has inside help from someone in Vlad’s closest, most trusted circle. This book is the second in Frost’s Night Prince trilogy, a taut, intriguing paranormal romantic suspense that keeps the pages turning from the very first paragraph. Vlad is an intense, sexy alpha male, and Leila’s a smart, unique heroine who can hold her own in a firefight (literally) while demanding an authentic relationship from a man most people flee from in fear. 

An action-packed, emotionally charged paranormal romance with dramatic, satisfying characters and an engaging, fast-paced plot.

Pub Date: March 26th, 2013
ISBN: 978-0-06-207610-6
Page count: 384pp
Publisher: Avon/HarperCollins
Review Posted Online:
Kirkus Reviews Issue: Feb. 15th, 2013




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