Series: Masters Among Monsters #2
Author's Name: Ella Frank
Genre: M/F (with M/M/M & F/F)- Paranormal Romance
Main Characters: Isadora and Elias
Release Date: January 12, 2016
Book Provided by: Amazon
Reviewed by: Wendy
My Rating: 4 stars
Blurb: A TRAGIC BEGINNING…
Isadora Nikitas understands what it means to be betrayed. That lesson was taught to her in the prime of her life, and when she is offered a chance to exact revenge, she finds it difficult to refuse.
Instead, she entrusts her survival to a mysterious vampire known only as Diomêdês, a male who wants nothing in return but to watch over her—in every way imaginable.
Gifted with speed, strength, and immortality, she determines that her life will no longer be governed by the needs and wants of a mere man. She has cowered for the last time, and with her Ancient by her side, she thrives and blossoms into the most formidable female vampire in existence.
But, once upon a time, like all little girls, Isadora believed in love. She believed it because she once had it. So, when it comes along a second time, she knows that it’s possible—but when you love someone, they become your weakness. Unless, in fact, they become your enemy instead…
A MYSTERIOUS PAST…
Fulfilling your life’s prophecy should be empowering. At least, that’s what Elias Fontana always believed. But, as he stands guard over the beautiful vampire he’s taken hostage, his convictions start to crumble. Made to believe by his creators that he and two others have been designed to destroy a dangerous race, he has difficulty connecting his current reality to the woman he once loved.
A TANGLED TALE TO UNRAVEL…
When friends become enemies and enemies become lovers, who can you trust in the webs of lies and despair? And, when your life is at stake and blood has been shed, how much are you willing to sacrifice to fulfill your destiny?
Review: I enjoyed this book a little more than the first book, Alasdair. All the guys from book one are also in this book and they were a big part of this book. I know this was supposed to be Isadora's story, but Alasdair, Vasilios, and Leo took control of my attention as they all worked out their pecking order. I like how the back stories of the Master vampires and their first sired vampires are told and linked together. Secrets are revealed about the Master vampires with the help of the new "humans" in their lives. I'm hoping book three will wrap up with everyone happy but I'm wondering what heartache has to happen to all the couples first before they can find their HEAs.