Brook's world of mythological creatures is again brought to life with a wonderful cowboy hero and an emotionally crippled heroine. Things can be confusing if you're not familiar with other titles in the author's Guardians paranormal romance series. There's a lot
of information to be absorbed and understood.
As her guardian, Ethan McCabe is watching over Charlie when she's attacked by vampires. It becomes clear that Charlie's sister's lover is behind the attack. Determined to force Charlie to become a vampire so that her sister will do what he wants, the demon continues to try to get to Charlie. Ethan has his work cut out for him protecting Charlie, especially when his relationship with her gets more difficult.
(Berkley Sensation, Feb., 448 pp., $7.99)