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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Midnight Reborn by D. McEntire

Midnight Reborn by D. McEntire
Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
Genre: Action/Adventure, Contemporary, Paranormal
Length: Full Length (243 pgs)
Other: M/F
Rating: 5 cherries
Reviewed by Peppermint

Never look back…

The Watchers, Book 1

After suffering years of abuse as the virtual prisoner of a drug lord, Robyn Andrews has had enough. A carefully planned escape is her only hope for survival. Her past nipping at her heels, she boards the first bus out of town and heads for Louisville, Kentucky.

Trigg is a Watcher with two missions in life. One, to hunt and eliminate Rogue vampires. Two, to be left alone. Yet he can’t bring himself to harden his heart against the petite woman who looks so lost standing in the rain. And when Robyn joins him in a battle against Rogues, the little spitfire shows the bravery of ten Watchers. She’s someone special, someone he needs in his dark life.

Someone he can never have. He’s vampire; she’s human. A future for them is impossible.

But the past has a way of catching up—and changing destinies with deadly speed.

Dark, mysterious and oh so sexy. Those are only a few words I can use to describe Trigg, a vampire who has sworn to protect civilization from the rogues of his kind.

After escaping years of abuse from Jack, the last thing Robyn was looking for was another man trying to control her, yet that is exactly what she got. Who wouldn't want to take care of a starving, visibly abused female like Robyn? Trigg only wanted to make her evening a little easier by purchasing her a real meal, but that one meal turned into a lifetime.

Your heart will immediately go out to Robyn in this story. I was a little concerned that the love story was about an eighteen year-old, because that seemed a little too young in my mind but it worked well since Robyn was forced to grow up fast due to the abuse she lived with. I also enjoyed the way her previous circumstances made her adapt to Trigg and the other Watchers' way of life easily.

Trigg, like many men in these types of novels, is your typical Alpha male. He would have to be in order to be a Watcher for his kind. Only around Robyn can he allow himself to show his softer side. So between Robyn’s need for protection, and his need to loosen up, they come together wonderfully.

The plot line was phenomenal. The way everything tied in together was perfect. The story was constantly moving forward and kept me turning page after page. It's one of those books where you say to yourself this is the last chapter I'll read, but yet you keep going until you realize you've read the entire book. It also sets you up perfectly for the next book in the series which I cannot wait to read.

This was a great love story between two well-deserving characters that you definitely do not want to miss. I highly recommend Midnight Reborn.

1 comment:

Diane McEntire Vance said...

Peppermint - thank you for the wonderful review. I'm glad you enjoyed the first of The Watchers series.