Connection: Brotherhood of Blood
ago, this magnificent chalice sealed my fate as a vampire, and now I am its
protector. Many have hunted me for it, but only Vivian has accomplished the
task. Strong, lovely, haunted . . . I am more attracted to her than I should
be, yet her loyalty lies with a man determined to bring about my destruction.
But I am not so easily locked in a cage, and now the captive has become the
stormy eyes tempt me, there is too much at stake—not merely my life, but
the lives of my vampire Brotherhood. And I am not above using Vivian to achieve
my goals, even if it means denying my own heart. The battle to end all battles
is just beginning, and I must fight . . . if I could only let my desire be
truly exciting thing about books is that anything is possible in them. Authors
can find myths and tales we learn from childhood and bring them to life by
adding their own imagination. In Night After Night, Kathryn Smith tells her
tale well. The book tells the stories of vampires and angels, even adding a
little imagination to figures related to in the bible, in hopes of adding proof
to the existence of vampires.
brings us to 1899 Europe, where a vampire, Temple, is being held by Vivian.
Temple cannot resist Vivian and after taking a taste of her blood realizes she
is more than just a mere mortal. Vivian on the other hand is worried, because
she realizes she is attracted to the vampire and that can't happen. She fears
she is betraying a man who has been like a father to her, Rupert.
sets a trap for some of Temple's friends in the Brotherhood, Temple realizes he
must escape and help his friends before it is too late. When he does get free
Rupert sends Vivian to follow him, even telling her exactly where Temple will
go. Rupert wants Vivian to seduce Temple and make him believe that she is
totally his so that he can keep Temple occupied while Rupert closes in for the
Temple and Vivian grow closer and Vivian learns more about Temple and herself
she worries more and more about what she's doing. Temple finds he can not control
his desire for this one woman, but he must in order to help his brothers. Even
though neither trusts the other's motives they still manage to fall in love.
There are some pitfalls to the story, but it still actually works really well.
The ending has a nice twist that readers will enjoy. This is the first one in
this series that I've written and I will be definitely back tracking to see
what I missed in the other stories.