Monday, June 13, 2011

[ARC Review] - The Darkest Heart

Title: The Darkest Heart
Author: Thea Devine
Genre: Historical Paranormal Romance
Release Date: June 21, 2011

I received this book for review from Simon & Schuster.

Summary:  Countess Lazlaric wants nothing more than an heir to carry on her family name. But without a beautiful, young, and malleable wife for her son, Charles, a man who has no desire to settle down, she knows an heir is impossible. So when the Countess receives a letter from a lawyer claiming he’s found her long-lost cousin’s daughter, she jumps at the chance to meet the girl.

Senna Landseth is exactly what the Countess had in mind. But beneath Senna’s lovely exterior lies a fraud. The situation Senna finds herself in is rich and opulent beyond her wildest dreams, but the house—and the Lazlaric family—have something dark, dangerous, and deadly lurking in the shadows.

Thoughts: Senna Landseth is exactly what The Countess is looking for, a bride for her son Charles. What The Countess doesn't realize is that Senna is a con and not who she claims to be.  Neither of them know that there is someone more devious than the two of them out there stalking, with a taste for revenge.

Deception and secrets play a big part in The Darkest Heart. This story is dark, dangerous and seductive. It pulled me in right way, especially with the Gothic feel it has. I really loved that.  Ms. Devine has taken the paranormal and historical and weaved them together so perfectly.  All together this was a great story with interesting vampire mythology to sink your teeth into.

Score: 4 Stars

Author Website: http://www.theadevine.com/

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for sharing today. I enjoyed the post.

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