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  • Posted February 25, 2014

    Tannis guards her heart. The pain she endured as a prisoner won'

    Tannis guards her heart. The pain she endured as a prisoner won't allow her to love. She escapes her prison but not her memories. Her job now, as the Captain of the El Cazador, is to protect Callum Meridian, a powerful leader. He admires and desires Tannis, but she doesn't want to risk her heart and body. The danger that surrounds them increases as do their emotions. Can Callum convince her to take a chance? Will their enemies destroy them? Nina Croft has written an exciting and emotional story. Tannis has endured so much that I wanted her to find the peace and safety she needs. Her bravery broke my heart. Callum comes alive emotionally when he falls in love with her. His tenderness and caring for Tannis brought me to tears. The secondary characters are intriguing and add to the story. I want to know more about them. The interwoven storylines merge romance, secrets and revenge. I couldn't put down Death Defying. I loved it.

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  • Posted February 24, 2014

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    The third book in the Blood Hunter series is a thrilling adventu

    The third book in the Blood Hunter series is a thrilling adventure that keeps the reader on the edge of their seat.
    Captain Tannis of the starship El Cazador  is part snake and part human and she has one goal in life – to earn enough credits to pay for the Meridian treatment to achieve the immortality she craves and this one last job will her there.  Founding member of the collective, Callum Meridian is the most powerful man in the universe, but the Meridian is changing him and he’s not sure what he’s changing into.  Determined to find the truth he hires the crew of the El Cazador to help him do it. But not everyone agrees with his plan, his own people will stop at nothing to prevent the truth coming out, the Church is attempting a coup, and even the crew seems close to tossing him out him airlock.  Defying death has never been more dangerous, sexier or fun.
    This fast paced and smooth flowing plot gets the adrenalin pumping with lots of action, intrigue and romance.  The author brings the story to life with vibrant images and details that make it seem as if the reader is part of the story.  The strong compelling characters grab the reader’s attention and doesn’t let go and are easily related to.  
    The attraction between Tannis and Callum explodes from every page, but the romance has lots of obstacles to be overcome not to mention that they are constantly fighting for the lives which make for a very entertaining and engaging read.  A couple of scenes brings tears to the eyes and there are quite a few laughs caused by snarky dialogue and characters attitudes. 
     The author introduces new characters that are as fascinating as the previous characters and the story line just keeps getting more absorbing and enjoyable. I totally caught up in the story from beginning to end and while I was upset at a couple of events, it is obvious that they had to happen or the story wouldn’t have been as believable. I can’t wait to see what happens next in this series, I can see several possibilities, but I do believe the Nina Croft will just keep surprising me.

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