Wednesday, April 29, 2009
I had the wonderful opportunity of getting to know Angela Cameron through Keta Diablo who is also published with Ravenous Romance like Angela. I helped Angela Cameron get set up on the Ravneous Romance Authors blog and even hosted her day on my blog from the RR Book Blog TourI was so happy that she contacted me about review the first two books in her Blood & Sex series because I love paranormal romances with vampires especially since they are Italian vampire cosca. After reading and falling in love with the character's in the first book of her series called, Blood & Sex, Vol. 1: Michael, I was very much looking forward to reading more about this amazing new world that Angela has created. After interviewing Angela yesterday and learning about her writing as well as finding out that Laurell K. Hamilton is one of her favorite authors and who in the process inspired her to write her Blood & Sex series I was doubly excited about reading this book. This second book starts with Jonas Luciano being the in a new position as Michael's right hand man and he is now the new owner of The Dungeon, a newly renovated, vampire-themed bondage and blood club.
He also has his hands full protecting Michael, the new padrone of the Italian vampiro cosca in Collins Bay, Florida. He is also perfectly content to carry out Michael's orders and scramble the brain of anyone who threatens their safety because Michael is his blood brother who is practically the only family he has. But protecting Tori, Michael's drop-dead sexy new compagna, is proving dangerous to his self-control because his lust becomes more powerful every night he is with her. Tori also has an attraction to Jonas that she has tried to get over because she's deeply in love with Michael but their is a problem. Jonas and Tori share a blood bond with Michael that brings that attraction to the surface even though they know and feel that it's wrong to let it come out. I think that all Jonas really needs to get over Tori is for him to find a compagna of his own to claim so that he can finally move on with his life and finally feel what Michael and Tori have with one another. That starts to change when at his new club, The Dungeon, Jonas meets a woman who is so different from all the other females he has ever met because he has this attraction to her he really can't explain.
Dr. Elena Jensen is an immunohematologist with DIACorp, the world's leading medical research facility and is in the process of making ready all the culminate of her life's work. She's on the eve of a speech to announce the groundbreaking discovery of a new immune system booster for humans that will revolutionize the medical industry and the lives of every human on earth. That is where Jonas comes in because the Italian vampiro cosca wants to get to Elena and her forumla before someone else can get to her and use it against them. Elena and Jonas's worlds couldn't be farther apart but when the Council discovers a plot to kidnap Elena and the formula, Jonas jumps at the chance to become her guardian angel and get away from his family. Now this is one great follow up to the first book because this world that Angela has greated just get so much more intriguing as the characters start to come alive with their own stories being revealed piece by piece. I like Jonas in the first novel so it was really a pleasure getting to know him so much better and read how he finally finds his compagna in Elena. There were so many plot twists and hot, steamy sex scenes throughout this novel that I couldn't stop reading this novel until I practically finished it in less than 12 hours after starting it. I really want to read more in this series because Angela mentioned in her interview that she might write more novels in her Blood & Sex series. So Angela please write more about the wonderful characters from this Italian vampiro cosca who want their love stories told to everyone. I give this book 4.5 Open Books:
Here is the description of the book from Angela's website and picture:
BLOOD & SEX, VOL. 2: JONAS by Angela Cameron $ 4.24 (Book 2)(202 Pages) Jonas Luciano is the new owner of The Dungeon, a newly renovated, vampire-themed bondage and blood club. He also has his hands full protecting Michael, the new padrone of the Italian vampiro cosca in Collins Bay, Florida. He is perfectly content to carry out Michael's orders and scramble the brain of anyone who threatens their safety. But protecting Tori, Michael's drop-dead sexy new compagna, is proving dangerous to his self-control. His lust becomes more powerful every night he is with her... Dr. Elena Jensen is an immunohematologist with DIACorp, the world's leading medical research facility. Poised to culminate her life's work, she's on the eve of a speech to announce the groundbreaking discovery of a new immune system booster for humans that will revolutionize the medical industry (and the lives of every human on earth). Elena and Jonas's worlds couldn't be farther apart. But when the Council discovers a plot to kidnap Elena and the formula, Jonas jumps at the chance to become her guardian angel and get away from his family. Will Jonas manage to protect Elena from the Bureau without breaking the Alleanza? Or will Elena's obstinacy be enough to drive the dominating beast out of the shadows?

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  1. I really need to get on the ball and finish reading the first book in this series! JONAS looks fantastic!!!

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