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ARC Review: The Wicked Vampire (Last True Vampire #6) by Kate Baxter

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Flora Reviews… The Wicked Vampire (Last True Vampire #6) by Kate Baxter. My thanks to the US publisher, St Martin’s Paperbacks (via Netgalley) for the advanced ebook.

What’s The Wicked Vampire about?

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ARC Review: The Wicked Vampire (Last True Vampire #6) by Kate BaxterMy Rating:
Title: The Wicked Vampire by Kate Baxter
Series: Last True Vampire #6
on 5 December, 2017
Genres: Adult Paranormal Romance
Formats Available: eBook, Paperback
No. of Pages: 384

He was one of the most feared creatures in the supernatural world, and yet, she was drawn to him unlike any other. His scent ignited her thirst. The sight of him drove her mad with want…

Lovers forever—or enemies to the death?

Sasha Ivanov was born to be wild. A vampire party girl, she stalks the L.A. clubs at night. Dancing. Drinking. Indulging her darkest appetites. Never sated, she’s always looking for more: more danger, more excitement, more blood. But when she enters a supernatural fight club—and is tethered to her mortal enemy—Sasha realizes she’s playing the most dangerous game of all…

Ewan Brún was born to kill vampires. A powerful berserker and unbeaten champion, he doesn’t need a weapon to be deadly. He is the weapon. But when his soul becomes captive to the most beautiful vampire he’s ever seen, he is all but powerless. He cannot resist Sasha—and cannot fight his desires. Is their love strong enough to defeat the gathering forces of darkness that threatens to destroy them both?


Source: ARC
Purchase Links:Amazon UK ¦ Amazon US ¦ Book Depository

Read: 1st December – 4th December 2017

The publication date was 5th December 2017.

 What did I like about The Wicked Vampire?

I’ve become a BIG fan of Ms Baxter’s writing style. Her books are very easy to read and I love the way she creates her stories. I like the pace of her tales, how the plots evolve and love the urban fantasy world that she’s built. I think that the balance in her stories between great banter, hold-your-breath tension, kickass fighting and steamy sex scenes are really good. The Wicked Vampire did not let me down!

Those of you who have read my reviews before know that I am an old romantic at heart, so the “two halves of one soul reunited” aspect of this tale satisfied my soppy side but it was the real relationship reservations and the obstacles that both Sasha and Ewan experience, both external and internal, that they have to overcome that adds a very real and contemporary feel to this love story.

I must also mention that it’s not just our main characters that have this level of depth; every character that Ms Baxter includes has their own set of idiosyncrasies so that they cease to be just filler characters but become just as real as our main couple (looking forward to finding more about Lucas in future books *hint*hint* Ms Baxter).

The Wicked Vampire may have caused a few more tears to fall. However, fear not avid reader, it also made me chuckle out loud, had me on the edge of my seat with tension and gave me delicious flutters of arousal. In short – I was gripped from the first page to the last.

Was there anything I didn’t like?

Absolutely nothing, that’s why it got 5 stars! 😉

Ms Baxter does a good job of weaving any pertinent information from previous books into this one so I don’t think that it’s vital to your enjoyment of this story to have read the previous books, however, I do feel that as with most established series, you miss the nuances of knowing past relationships, plot lines and characters when jumping in cold.

Basically, what I’m saying is…

This is another incredible instalment of what has become one of my favourite paranormal romance series. I loved it!

Content Warning:

There are scenes of explicit sexual content and graphic violence in this book. Therefore, I’d only recommend it to adults who aren’t offended by scenes of this sort.

If you’re a fan of adult paranormal romance stories where your heroines are intelligent, witty and independent and your heroes are strong sexy alphas with a big heart waiting to be unleashed or if you’ve enjoyed reading the “destined soul-mate” theme of Felicity Heaton’s Eternal Mates Series or Dianne Duvall’s Immortal Guardians Series, then I think this paranormal romance will be right up your street!

Has my review of THE WICKED VAMPIRE (LAST TRUE VAMPIRE #6) encouraged you to find out more about this book or this amazing paranormal romance series? Click on any of the links below to check out the book yourself. Keep reading to find out more about the author.

Last True Vampire by Kate Baxter

This is an adult paranormal romance series about vampires, half breed vampires called Dhampiri, vampire slayers, witches and other creatures that go bump in the night.

Each book is centred around a new romantic couple, while the story of rebuilding the vampire race and the fight to survive, evolves and continues as the backdrop to the romance.

Books in the Series

Amazon UK ¦ Amazon US ¦ Book Depository

About Kate Baxter

Author Kate Baxter

Kate Baxter is a die-hard romantic with a thing for Shakespeare. She lives in the great northwest where she hides away to write about all things fanged, furry, and undead. She's the author of the Last True Vampire series.

 

Thanks for visiting my blog and taking the time to read my review for The Wicked Vampire. Have you read any of Kate’s books? Which are your favourite?

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Bye for now,

Flora x

About Author

I'm in my late forties, my interests are varied but since menopause hit a few years ago, I find myself becoming a "grumpy old woman" all too frequently - where has my infinite patience gone!?! Lol!
I bought a Kindle in the summer of 2013 and haven't stopped reading since. If you want to know more about me, check out my blog - www.florasmusings.com

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