Genre: Paranormal Romance
He watches her from across the crowded dance club, a sensual black-haired stranger who stirs Gabrielle Maxwell’s deepest fantasies. But nothing about this night—or this man—is what it seems. For when Gabrielle witnesses a murder outside the club, reality shifts into something dark and deadly. In that shattering instant she is thrust into a realm she never knew existed—a realm where vampires stalk the shadows and a blood war is set to ignite.
Lucan Thorne despises the violence carried out by his lawless brethren. A vampire himself, Lucan is a Breed warrior, sworn to protect his kind—and the unwitting humans existing alongside them—from the mounting threat of the Rogues. Lucan cannot risk binding himself to a mortal woman, but when Gabrielle is targeted by his enemies, he has no choice but to bring her into the dark underworld he commands.
Here, in the arms of the Breed’s formidable leader, Gabrielle will confront an extraordinary destiny of danger, seduction, and the darkest pleasures of all. . . .
If you’re a J.R Ward Black Dagger Brother hood fan, or perhaps a Larissa Ione Demonica fan, you’ll enjoy this series. On a reluctant night out with her friend Gabrielle witnesses a murder outside the club in an alley, what she doesn’t know is that the gang of bikers committing the crime, are in fact rogue vampires. Lucan, a member of the Breed hunts vampires and was about to take care of the gang of vamps when Gabrielle appeared, now he must find her and wipe her memory. Lucan knew from the moment he was saw he had to have her, even though it was wrong, he visits Gabrielle with the intention of getting just a taste when he sees she has a birthmark, one identifying her as a Breedmate. When he tells the others they all agree that with the Rogue’s also after her, it would be best for her to be brought back to the Breed’s compound, but Lucan is resistant to the idea, he hungers for her too much but when she discovers what he is and with her life getting more in danger, he has to keep her safe by keeping her with him. Lucan keeps resisting his feelings for Gabrielle but eventually he gives in;
“I love you.” The words were low and earnest, a caress she felt deep inside her. “Gabrielle Maxwell, I love you more than life itself. I’ve been alone for so long, I didn’t know enough to recognise that until it was nearly too late.”I love in this how Gabrielle isn't a "help me, help me" damsel in distress and Lucan is just hot as hell. Gabrielle had felt out of place for so long and now she had found her destiny and her place in the world with Lucan; the vampire who tried to save her mother when she was an infant, the man she loves.