This is my first Shannan Albright novel and I am so excited to have found a new author to add to my TBR pile. I had no idea that this is the third book in the Dark Breed enforcers series and personally I was not lost at all but once I knew there were 2 more WOWZA! I need them NOW! Mari and Navar have a LONG history with a large heart breaking gap....that's right you will have to read the book because this lady does not do spoilers *grin* Mari Owns a bar in old town Vegas on a dingy side street. Since she mostly has Paranormal customers that is just fine with them. Mix in a Sidhe queen who made Navar swear a blood oath 2 thousand years ago and you said it heart ache of epic proportions. And Navar has to earn Mari trust again. The twist at the end of who the bad guy in the novel is was great! I love it when I don't see it coming and Adrian is a hoot. Ok Y'all I am off to read the other 2 books which I know are going to be totally Awesome! *I received a copy in exchange of an honest review*
Dark Breed Enforcers, 3
Vampire Mari Ankamunan struggles to pick up the pieces of her life after her bar The Asp becomes a war zone between the Enforcers and members of the Preservation Society, who want all dark breeds wiped out. The sudden appearance of the only man she ever loved brings her world to a crashing halt, for she witnessed his brutal murder two thousand years ago.
Navar’s oaths to his Sire cost him Mari. Torn from her side by the sidhe queen, he is her Hunter, delivering justice for crimes against the breeds. Now free, he returns to his lover's side only to be caught in a dark plot where Mari is targeted for death.
The stakes are high. Can they uncover a deadly plot against the Enforcers or will Navar lose Mari again?
“I will do everything in my power to protect her, even lay down my life if it comes to that.” Navar’s words rang in the still air, spoken as an oath.
“Marcus will be relieved to find out Mari is well protected. I know after the incident with the Preservation Society, he has been concerned for her safety. Someday you must tell me how you secured your release.”
Mari blinked at the two men, feeling left out of the loop in the XY-chromosome chat. Males.Can’t live without them and can’t kill them. Irritation spiked into the red zone, her patience threadbare for the bullshit. Placing her diminutive self between the two towering males, she gave them both a fearless glare and fisted her hands on her hips.
All conversation stopped as they stared down at her with surprise. Good, now she had their attention. “I’ve been alive since the time of Cleopatra. I didn’t survive all those centuries by being a fucking weak female. I can fight, strategize, and I damn well have enough intellect in this ‘girly’ brain to figure out what I need to do to save my own hide, thank you very much. Now, if you don’t mind talking to me, not about me, it would be appreciated and might save your ball sacs from relocating somewhere north on your body. Are we clear, boys?”
Adrian threw his head back and roared a large rolling laugh that reverberated throughout the room. She blinked in surprise. She’d never once seen any enforcer laugh. Sure, they smiled, chuckled, and even smirked, but never laughed. She found it…disconcerting.
“Point taken. You will have your hands full with this little hellion, hunter. I don’t envy you.”
“Little hellion indeed. Yet well worth the extra trouble,” Navar agreed, his pale eyes darkening with hunger.