Superb second installment in the Blood Bathory series

Absence of the Sun (Blood Bathory #2)Absence of the Sun by Ari McKay

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I love this series, it’s paranormal done proper 🙂

There’s an excellent plot, a great villain, interesting characters and plenty of tension.

If I had one criticism, and it’s a small one, I wish we’d get a bit more of the two main characters in “romance” mode, rather than only towards the end of the book when we get a full scene of them being physically intimate.

The reason for me wanting more of this connection is because it helps bring to life the tension of the dangers they’re all facing in the fight against the nosferatu.

But, this book is still fabulous all on its own as things begin to get even more complicated when the daddy of all the vamps is brought in to play. And Thrace is scary, so I’m really worried now about book three!

Both Adam and Tyr were compelling characters, each with their own hang ups and perfectly justifiable fears although I wanted to kick Tyr up the backside on a couple of occasions even while feeling sorrow on his behalf.

This book also deals a heavy blow which I didn’t see coming and which gutted me so well done Ari McKay, you both made me sad 😦

I hope there’s not too long a wait until book three is out with its new cover! And the new cover for this one is gorgeous.

#ARC kindly received from the authors in return for an honest and unbiased review.

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