ARC Review: Blood Veil by Megan Erickson

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ARC Review: Blood Veil by Megan Erickson
Blood Veil

3 Stars


Book Info

Released: April 3, 2018
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Series: Mission #2
 

“If you are looking for a paranormal romance without the heavy weight of the background story arc and the world building then this is probably a great one for you.”
~ Under the Covers

I was a bit hesitant to continue reading this series because the first book didn’t blow me away but I figured I would give it another shot.  The world Ms. Erickson has created and how she’s set up the vampires seems interesting and I wanted to know more.

BLOOD VEIL is the story about the brother of the hero in the first book.  We briefly met him, but knew he had been groomed from birth with the understanding that he would be King and lead his clan.  After the events of the first book, he is looking for revenge and the way to do that is through the still human (not turned) daughter of his known enemy.

I found this book interesting for the same reasons I came back to read this series.  There’s something dark and edgy about the world these vampires live in.  And I like the characters good enough as well.  But it’s still missing that spark that makes me fall in love with a rich paranormal story.  I think there are many things that could be explored and I felt we are not going far enough into that for my taste.

The romance aspect was great, there is chemistry between Idris and Celia felt real and not rushed even though their feelings develop quickly.  Celia as a character was so lovable and I think in the end they were both just looking for love and someone to care for them.  I thought it was a nice pairing.

If you are looking for a paranormal romance without the heavy weight of the background story arc and the world building then this is probably a great one for you.  I wish it had more layers and depth into the world so I could lose myself into it a bit more.  But I think there’s a chance I’ll pick up the next one anyway.

 

 

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About Megan Erickson

My first stories written in crayon-scrawl on loose-leaf notebook paper were about my childhood pet — a deaf cat with dandruff. And after covering real-life dramas as a journalist, I decided I liked writing my own endings better and switched to fiction. My romance novels full of humor and heart are a far cry from those early scribblings about my hygiene-deficient pet.
I live in southern Pennsylvania, with my husband, two kids and two cats. I like a good pint of beer, a greasy bacon cheeseburger, homemade mac and cheese, and a great book with a happily ever after. When I’m not tapping away on my laptop, I’m probably listening to the characters in my head who just. Won’t. Shut. Up.

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Amy R

Thanks for the review.

Elizabeth

I may give this a try…thanks

Kathy Valentine

Great review Francesca! Have both these books on my tbr gr list!! Shared on all my socials!!

Darynda Jones

Thanks for the review. I love the covers!

Timitra

Thanks for the review Francesca

Amy R

Thanks for the review.

Timitra

Thanks for the review Francesca

Darynda Jones

Thanks for the review. I love the covers!

Kathy Valentine

Great review Francesca! Have both these books on my tbr gr list!! Shared on all my socials!!

Elizabeth

I may give this a try…thanks