Burkhart has a stellar backlist but, unfortunately, this is not one of her best. The story never quite jells. However, hero Técun is as compelling as a reader could wish for and comes with an interesting paranormal heritage and the dark edge of sexuality that is Burkhart’s signature.

Ever since Cassandra Gonzales’ brush with death, she dreams of a lover as fierce as he is passionate. These dreams, and the discovery of an ancient family journal, inspire Cassandra to travel to Guatemala with a friend. Once there, she discovers that her blood is the key to reawakening an ancient protector — and one of the darkest killers humanity has ever known. (, dl $3.99)
Reviewed by: 
Kate Girard