I love fantasy worlds, and this was a new and fun world that had enough myth and history to make it somewhat familiar. It has both the fantasy aspect of the Fae with the gritty paranormal aspect of vampires. I enjoyed this mash up of two strong mythos, especially since they were weaved together with expert care and attention to detail.
Isabel is a record keeper for the vampires, it’s her job to keep the history and she’s great at keeping her cool, so she’s the perfect candidate to be the ambassador to the Fae. She doesn’t expect to be attracted to one of them, certainly not the one tasked to protect her.
Aed is loyal to the Fae first and the throne second, but he finds himself putting Isabel before the throne even, with his intense attraction.
These two act on their attraction quickly and it works for the story. I loved their chemistry and the creativity used in the scenes. They then have to work together to unravel secrets within the Fae, and trust each other, and trust doesn’t come easily to two sworn enemies.
I really hope this is a series, because I love the world the author has built here. I highly recommend this story and this world, I will be following this author.
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