Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Review: Blood Shadows by Lindsay J. Pryor

 Title: Blood Shadows (Blackthorn series #1)
Author: Lindsay J. Pryor
Source: Received through blog tour in exchange for an honest review


For vengeance - would you trust a vampire?

For justice - could you betray your family?

For love - are you ready to question everything you believe in?

Gifted with the ability to read the shadows of 'third species' beings, Caitlin Parish is the Vampire Control Unit's most powerful agent. Despite that, her mission to hunt down Kane Malloy - a master vampire - comes with a death wish. Many have tried, but few have survived.

For Caitlin, tracking Kane is about more than just professional reputation. With her parents both mysteriously killed 7 years apart to the day, Caitlin knows that without Kane's help she is next.

She has four days to make a deal with the wicked, the irresistible, the treacherous Kane Malloy. The vampire who despises everything she stands for. Or die. 


Blood Shadows is a wonderful start to a new paranormal romance series by Lindsay J. Pryor. Caitlin is an agent with the Vampire Control Unit, and her goal is to capture a master vampire named Kane. Kane has a horrible reputation, and the VSU has been wanting to get their hands on him for a long time. Caitlin has personal plans of her own though. Something is coming after her, and she knows that Kane is the only one who can help her.

This book is dark, mysterious, and sexy. Caitlin and Kane are both using each other for their own purposes. Neither of them thought they would fall for each other – especially Kane. He hasn't felt anything but hatred since his sister was brutally murdered several years ago. Caitlin slowly breaks down his walls. There is a ton of sexual tension throughout the book, and the sex scenes are HOT. It's passionate and intense.

Weaved around the emotional romance is an amazing plot. It has a complex storyline with twists and turns. You won't be able to put this book down, and you'll be wondering what is going to happen up until the last page. I was sad to see Caitlin and Kane's story end. I'm really looking forward to the next book, Blood Roses – however, it will be based around different characters. I hope it's as good as this one!

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  1. How gorgeous is that cover! Sounds real good although I will probably wait before reading this. Vamps aren't my thing for now. Great review tho!

  2. Thanks Braine! (And yes, the review was awesome.) The cover was created by the very talented Henry Steadman who has designed covers for authors such as Dan Brown, Lee Child and Richelle Mead. I was very excited when he took the Blackthorn project on. I hope you change your mind about vamps in the not too distant future. Quite a few non-vamp fans have been converted apparently, so I'd love to know what you think if you ever decide to give it a go. Take care.

  3. I'm so glad you did the cover reveal for that extraordinary second in this series. That cover is to die for!

    Love this review and now I can't wait to get my hands on these!! Thank you!!