Book Review: Wanted: Undead or Alive (Love at Stake #12)

When I saw that this would be the story of Phineas and Brynley, I have to admit I wasn’t excited. Phineas, though quite a characters, has always struck me as very immature. And Brynley is prickly. BUT … I actually liked it. There was better characterization in this story than I’ve seen in many of […]

Book Review: Sexiest Vampire Alive (Love at Stake, #11)

Gregory is a 100% bottle-fed vampire. That is to say, he’s never bitten a mortal; he has survived entirely on synthetic blood. So he seems like the perfect person to go talk to the president, who has recently learned of the existence of vampires, to try to persuade him that he is no threat. Gregory […]

Book Review: Eat Prey Love (Love at Stake #9)

This corny vampire series continues in book 9, when Shana’s sister Caitlyn comes for her nephew’s birthday party and gets thrust into a world she never imagined. She instantly falls in love with Carlos, a jaguar shape-shifter trying to save his species from extinction. But in order to do that, he must marry and have […]

The Vampire and the Virgin (Love at Stake, #8)

Book 8 in the Love at Stake series gives us another male vampire and female mortal with a gift — this time she’s an empath and human lie detector. Apparently she’s a virgin because no man has ever been completely honest to her. So of course she decides to get together with a vampire who […]

Book Review: Secret Life of a Vampire (Love at Stake, #6)

The undead son of Cassinova has quite a reputation to live up to! Jack meets Lara when he throws a bachelor party for Ian and things get a bit out of control. Lara, a police officer, is called to the disturbance. It shouldn’t have been a big deal. All Jack had to do was erase […]

Book Review: The Undead Next Door (Love at Stake, #4)

Jean Luc, famous French fashion designer and vampire, has to go into hiding because people are starting to wonder why he hasn’t aged in 70 years! He decides to his out in Texas, where he meets Heather, schoolteacher, single mom, and aspiring designer. Although she’d prefer to design clothes for real women. Aside: Has anyone […]

Book Review: Be Still My Vampire Heart (Love at Stake, #3)

This quirky series continues with Emma, the vampire slayer, out to rid the world of vampires. Except the malcontents (the bad vampires) don’t think a mere human could possibly kill them, so they blame the good vampires. Angus, a 500-year-old vampire, is charged with convincing Emma to discard her deadly mission, but first he has […]

Book Review: Vampire and the City (Love at Stake #2)

The silly fun continues in this second book in a vampire series that works by not taking itself too seriously. In this volume, Darcy, a young vampire recently freed from Roman’s harem, wants to get a serious job reporting the news like she did in her human life. But in the vampire world there’s only […]