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Friday, 28 June 2013

New Beginnings (The Ivory Series Book 2)

Title: New Beginnings
Author: Melissa Crowe
Series: The Ivory Sereis book 2
Rating: 4/5
Vaughan and Nicola have survived a vampire turf war, now they face a much greater threat.
“So, when you say you need to go to Egypt and find The Creator. What does that mean exactly?”
After 66 years as a blood drinker, Vaughan makes moves to regain the mortality that was stolen from him.
“It is time for you to show your loyalty to me. I have a task I wish for you to undertake in exchange for what you request.”
He and the seductress Cleopatra embark on a doomed mission to find Clara and take her to Egypt for punishment.
When you make a deal with the devil, there’s sure to be consequences.

My Review
 I received this book free from the author in exchange for an honest review.
I was gifted book one and two at the same time so I decided to read them back to back and I am glad I did I liked it that way and since this one was from Vaughan's point of view it was a bit different. I was not over the moon for Vaughan in book one but getting some insight into the man and the monster within had me feeling a new found respect for him and all the choices he made. I liked getting a look into his past and then into the vampire history, I loved how different the legend was, starting in Egypt, also the creator is a women that was a plus for me lol.
Vaughan's journey to Egypt and Russia was exciting and had me on the edge of my seat. Will he do what he is asked? Will his wish be granted? and best of all we have the beautiful Cleopatra at his side, Yes Cleopatra that made me so excited, I have always loved her story and the idea that she became a vampire to bring her revenge was such a cool idea.
I found that I enjoyed book two a bit more I found it a bit more full of adventure and being from a vampires point of view I think added to the excitement. I am excited to continue this series and although I know there is trouble in the future I enjoyed the sweet ending and I am rooting for this couple to get the happily ever after they are searching for.

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