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Moonglow by Kristen Callihan

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Publication Date: August 1st 2012
Publisher: Forever
ISBN:  1455508586
Age Group:
Genre: Young Adult/Adult
Source: NetGalley
Lootability: ****
Once the seeds of desire are sown . . .Finally free of her suffocating marriage, widow Daisy Ellis Craigmore is ready to embrace the pleasures of life that have long been denied her. Yet her new-found freedom is short lived. A string of unexplained murders has brought danger to Daisy's door, forcing her to turn to the most unlikely of saviors . . .
Their growing passion knows no bounds . . . Ian Ranulf, the Marquis of Northrup, has spent lifetimes hiding his primal nature from London society. But now a vicious killer threatens to expose his secrets. Ian must step out of the shadows and protect the beautiful, fearless Daisy, who awakens in him desires he thought long dead. As their quest to unmask the villain draws them closer together, Daisy has no choice but to reveal her own startling secret, and Ian must face the undeniable truth: Losing his heart to Daisy may be the only way to save his soul,

I was lucky enough to get my hands on a copy of Moonglow, sequel to Kristen Callihan's amazing supernatural novel Firelight (you can check out my review). This time it is Miranda's sister Daisy and Archer's best friend Ian Ranulf take up the reins.

What I Liked: Oh man, can Callihan write a steamy sexual tension full of passion! I seriously think the book made me blush. Both characters are overtly sexual and exude sensuality. Oh, and I think there were some dangerous creatures around....
Has anyone else gotten sick of the supernatural genre packed with sparkly vampires, bright blue pixies and sexy teenage wolves? Well, Callihan has reinvented it in a fantasic way. She has taken werewolves and given them a sexy aristocratic makeover, giving them an ancient and immortal culture straight out of legend. And it's not just werewolves but cruel, seductive vampires, angels, elementals and more - Callihan has given life to the Ghost in the Machine. It's a kind of supernatural that I haven't experienced before and I can't wait to see where she takes it in Winterblaze.

What I Didn't Like:  I'm not sure if this is the right place to put this, because I don't mind it. Everytime I thought the story was drawing to an end, it was actually just building to a new twist. While I liked the complex narrative of the book, it did feel very drawn out.

The final sister, and instalment of the trilogy, will be Winterblaze expected March 2012.



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