They were masters of the darkness, searching through eternity for a mistress of the light...
Lead guitarist of the Dark Troubadours, Dayan was renowned for his mesmerizing performances. His melodies stilled crowds, beckoned, seduced, tempted. And always, he called to her. His lover. His lifemate. He called to her to complete him. To give him the emotions that had faded from his existence, leaving him an empty shell of growing darkness. Save me. Come to me.
Corinne Wentworth stood at the vortex of a gathering storm. Pursued by the same fanatics who'd murdered her husband, she was risking her life by keeping more than on secret. Fragile, delicate, vulnerable, she had an indomitable faith that made her fiery surrender to Dayan all the more powerful. This was the e woman whose loss would destroy him, even as her love promised to heal his soul.
In the 12th installment in Feehan's paranormal Dark series (Dark Symphony, etc.), she again creates a richly evocative fantasy world in which immortal Carpathian males search for their "lifemates" and battle soulless vampires. When young telepathic widow Corinne Wentworth walks into the bar where Carpathian Dayan, of the legendary band the Dark Troubadours, is playing, he immediately recognizes her as his lifemate ("He heard the soft murmur of her voice, and at once his world changed"). Difficulties lie ahead for the couple, not the least of which is that the men who murdered her husband are hunting her and her sister-in-law, Lisa. Corinne's weak heart is also a major source of conflict. The question of whether it will be strong enough to withstand her transformation from human to Carpathian may leave readers with real doubts as to whether a happy ending is in store for this well-matched pair. Though Corinne's delicate condition forces Dayan to treat her with extreme care, their love scenes still sizzle. Feehan's prose is occasionally melodramatic and her descriptions clich d ("Dayan resembled a sculpture of a Greek god"), but this may be her most emotionally engaging installment to date.
This is my 4th time reading the Dark series
This book kept my interest throughout the whole story. I loved Dayans story, especially about the baby who's life he fights for. Not many of the stories talk about the children, I would like to read more about the kids.
I have enjoyed reading the ongoing stories of The Carpathian's.
It was nice to have the last of the band members find their lifemate. Nice twist with the bad heart and the baby! Happy for Cullen although Lisa sounds like a twit! I did love when all the different family members came together for the first time. That was my fav part of the book! On to the next book!