Bound By Night by Larissa Ione
A WOMAN OUT FOR BLOOD
Nicole Martin was only eight years old when the vampire slaves rose up in rebellion and killed her family. Now she devotes her life to finding a vaccine against vampirism, hoping to wipe out her memories—along with every bloodsucker on the planet. But there’s one thing she cannot destroy: her searing, undeniable attraction for the one man she should hate and fear the most . . .
A VAMPIRE OUT FOR REVENGE
A member of the renegade vampire MoonBound Clan, Riker is haunted by demons of his own. When he recognizes Nicole and remembers how her family enslaved his loved ones, his heart burns for vengeance. But when he kidnaps Nicole and holds her in a secret lair, his mortal enemy becomes his soul obsession, his greatest temptation, and, perhaps, his only salvation—a hot-blooded lover who could heal him with her touch . . . or bury him forever.
After a vampire attack when she was 8 years old Nicole Martin hates vampires. Now that she is grown she is working on a vaccine for Vampirism. She wants to clear out all of them and make the world a better place. Her family kept vampire slaves for years bu she doesn't like being around them. Riker a member of MoonBound Clan part of the renegade vampires still free sets out on a desperate mission and comes across Nicole. He remembers her from the past and only wants to use her to help get his revenge against the ones that hurt and enslaved his loved ones for years. They both have reasons to hate each other and want each other dead. However the more they are together they find they can't help but be drawn to each other and seem to be falling in love. That in itself is a dangerous thing as a war between clans and humans seems to be drawing closer and time is running out.
Nicole is a smart woman with horrible memories from her attack. While she hates all vampires she still has fond memories of one woman vampire. She watched that woman get killed by other vampires and will not let that go. She tries to stay in control but other things seem to always take her control away. She isn't afraid to step up and do the right thing either. She has to adjust her way of thinking about many things and does a great job at it. Riker is a brooding, sexy, loner vampire even if he is a member of a clan. He is tough and really cares for those he loves. He is scared of loving anyone cause they might be killed and doesn't know how to talk to people. He will do anything to do the right thing as well and sometimes has trouble letting go of the past. These are the two main characters but there is so many other great ones you get to meet.
I have to say if the rest of the series is like this book we are all in for a fantastic series. You get a great new world that has an amazing theme with fantastic characters. I wanted to read this book when I heard about it and it didn't let me down. The author has done a wonderful job with it. You get lots of action as human vs vampires and sometimes vampires against vampires. You keep on the edge wanting to know what is going to happen and if it Riker and Nicole can get past everything and be together. Be prepare for lots of surprises as the true evil of people comes to light. You won't see some of these coming and Riker has one huge surprise he never expected. I think it adds a great touch to the book. If you are looking for the next thrilling vampire book here it is. I eagerly and impatiently await the next book.
4 out of 5 Bats~Pam