Vampire Mine by Kerrelyn Sparks | Book Review

Posted April 10, 2011 by Zeee in Reviews | 0 Comments

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Vampire Mine by Kerrelyn Sparks | Book Review
Title: Vampire Mine
Written by Kerrelyn Sparks
Series: Love at Stake #10
Published by Avon
Publication Date: March 29th 2011
Genres: Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy
Pages: 369
Format: Paperback
Source: Purchased
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Rating: One StarOne StarOne StarOne Star
Flame Rating: three-half-flames

Nothing on earth can make this vampire fall in love . . .
After 499 years of existence, Connor Buchanan has arrived at an inescapable conclusion: he is a cold-hearted SOB. He's been watching his friends—those poor romantic fools—plummet off the cliff into love like a dazed herd of sheep. But not Connor. He knows that love leads to nothing but heartache.

Until Marielle . . .
She is an angel cast down from heaven for disobedience. Trapped in mortal form, she finds a protector in Connor, a Scottish vampire haunted by a dark past. Marielle hopes to heal his broken heart and earn her way back home, but suddenly she has these . . . feelings. This strange yet pleasant physical yearning—for a vampire! Is this the work of a demon luring her into hell, or has this angel found heavenly bliss?

MY THOUGHTS

This book is the first one that I read in the series and I am now reading the backlist! I had heard a lot about the Love at Stake Series but as I am not that fond of Paranormal Romance, I decided to skip it. However, I met Kerrelyn Sparks at the RT Booklovers Book Fair in Los Angeles in April and I got a signed copy of this book just for the heck of it.

I started reading this when I got home and I could not put it down! I enjoyed the sparks that flew between Connor and Marielle! And just imagine my surprise when I read that Marielle was a Fallen Angel and she was falling in love with a Vampire!

I did cringe at some parts where I thought the curse words were inappropriate especially when they were said in front of Marielle. However, I guess I could excuse this because Connor is a vampire? *shrugs* I did like how the author weaved in a few positive spiritual elements all throughout the story however, I thought the sex scene between Connor and Marielle was a bit awkward or I just felt awkward reading that part. I guess I was just thinking how unlikely an Angel and a Vampire having sex is.

Another element that I love about this book is the way the previous characters were weaved into the story. I love reading about the other characters and now that I am reading the backlist, I am appreciating this even more.

Rating Report
Plot
One StarOne StarOne StarOne Star
Characters
One StarOne StarOne StarOne Star
Romance
One StarOne StarOne StarOne Star
Rereadability
One StarOne StarOne StarOne StarHalf a Star
Overall: 4



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