Why I read this book. The author offered us this book for our honest review. And I have read the authors book Trust Me and really like it so I wanted to try something else of his.
In less than a summer, shy and introverted Robbie Myers goes from eighteen and never been kissed to the passionate intensity of first love that could last forever. Literally…
Eighteen-year-old Robbie Myers has difficulty talking to people. Not only is he shy, but he seems to say the wrong thing every time he opens his mouth, especially to the mysterious, handsome stranger who shows up at his supermarket job, defends him from an aggressive colleague and then asks him on a date. He can’t believe a hot, worldly badboy like seventeen-year-old Colt Abernathy is actually interested. Yet he can’t deny that the ardor burning in Colt’s dark eyes is just for him. In the space of one breath, Robbie is launched from his plan to attend community college while living at home with his mom and saving up for a car to the tender yet passionate exploration of intense first love. Little does Robbie know…
Brought across during the height of the Civil War, Colt has remained trapped in the body of a lonely seventeen year old. When he spots the slim, blond-haired, blue eyed young man, pushing a line of shopping carts across a parking lot, Colt knows instantly they’re destined for each other. There’s just one major problem: if he survives the impending battle between vampires and the Matarians – an army of brutal vampire slayers – he’s going to live forever. Robbie isn’t…
These vampires don’t sparkle but man do they shine;
I tend to be very selective when I choose a vampire story cause they are usually so predictable. So it is very rare a vampire book renders me speechless, but oh man how this one did. I was about 40% into this one thinking “Oh how nice, a sweet love story between to young boys” then BAMM and “oh well that changes things.” Well let me just say I did not see that coming. The author basically turned this “sweet love story” into a really AWESOME vampire book.
And it only got better after that. I absolutely love Colts dads, they brought so much to the story and without them it might have been just a “sweet love story.” But with this fresh, inventive take on the traditional vampire story, it left me jumpy and at times panicky. Times where I needed to put my kindle down walk away just to calm myself down. And when I got to the end all I could think was “No that was not suppose to happen, thank goodness there is a second book.” So now I will go read the second in the series cause I have to say, man I am hooked.
So I can honestly say that this in not your typical vampire story. The author take the “norm” twist it turns it and makes it uniquely his own. Looking for something fresh in a vampire book? Get this one.