It should be the best time of half-vampire Cat Crawfield's life. With her undead lover Bones at her side, she's successfully protected mortals from the rogue undead. But though Cat's worn disguise after disguise to keep her true identity a secret from the brazen bloodsuckers, her cover's finally been blown, placing her in terrible danger.As if that wasn't enough, a woman from Bones's past is determined to bury him once and for all. Caught in the crosshairs of a vengeful vamp, yet determined to help Bones stop a lethal magic from being unleashed, Cat's about to learn the true meaning of bad blood. And the tricks she's learned as a special agent won't help her. She will need to fully embrace her vampire instincts in order to save herself—and Bones—from a fate worse than the grave.
The third urban fantasy romance for the Night Huntress series cultivates an expanding plot with several new characters and appealing sub-stories. While Cat and Bones lead the way with their powerful personalities, captivating newcomers increase the intensity so you never want to put this book down. Plainly, as the story grows, so do many of the wonderful characters. Diverting twists grab you attention, while a new door to the undead world is revealed. Forbidden black magic swirls this adventure as a foreseen war in the paranormal world commences. Lines are now drawn and sides must be chosen. Joined family bloodlines shift and a transfer of power pull Bones and Cat to the front for all to see.
My rating - 4.5 Shonna