Not many books can measure up to the sexy goodness of A Hunger Like No Other
. But I am happy to say, No Rest for the Wicked
was really, really good. This third installment of Kresley Cole’s Immortals After Dark series features the tortured vampire Sebastian Wroth.
Poor Sebastian is a recluse… who would welcome the death the vampire-slaying Valkyrie Kaderin the Cold-Hearted would bring. But something strange happens before Kaderin can swing the death blow on our hero. First, she makes Sebastian’s heart start beating. That means she is his fated Bride. The only woman who can make him, er, be able to, um… do it. Sebastian has quite the effect on Kaderin as well. You see, she has the curse/gift of a life without feeling…. granted to her centuries ago after her sisters were killed on the battlefield. Now faced with Sebastian, Kaderin starts to feel again. At first, they revel in their change of fortune. Then Kaderin gets scared and bolts.
Kaderin is the long standing champion of the Talisman Hie, a sort-of supernatural scavenger hunt. This year’s winner gets a prize that allows them to go back in time. She wants to win, of course, to go back and save her sisters. Sebastian enters to get closer to his lady-love and hopes to win the prize for her.
The competition is exciting and dangerous. And the growing relationship between our main characters is both sexy and sweet. We have a big supporting cast which makes the series rich and full. The pacing is fast, but the book is never confusing. This is one of the best Paranormal Romance series out there.
Labels: by Jen, Demons, Kresley Cole, Paranormal Romance, Shifters, Valkyrie, Vampires, Witches