EMBRACE OF THE DAMNED
A tormented warrior and the woman who awakens his desires are at the center of Bast’s latest novel. With vivid storytelling, she brings readers into the world of the Brotherhood of the Damned with its immortal warriors and blood-sucking demons. This novel grips you from the start.
When Jessamine Hamilton is attacked one night by a horrifying creature, Broder Calderson comes to her rescue. Having committed a crime centuries earlier, Broder is condemned to an immortal life of battling against the Blight -— blood-drinking creatures from Hel. He is deeply drawn to Jessamine and though confused, she can’t help but feel the same. Jessamine is now thrown into a supernatural world she barely understands with a man she deeply desires. Broder, in turn, ends up returning to his brutal ways in an effort to protect her. (BERKLEY SENSATION, May, 304 pp, $7.99)