As a young independent vampire, Ellen Banks takes the ring, and all eyes are on her. The lithe rebel has worked hard to get to this one moment in her less-than-stellar life. No one will stand in her way of that championship belt, especially not the powerful and impossibly salacious Nash Stanford. If only her traitorous body’s reaction would shut the hell up.
Nash Stanford, Vampire Sire of the East Coast, has been biding his time. He is a shrewd businessman and knows a good investment when he sees one. But when he looks at the incredibly sexy Ellen Banks, there is more than just money on his mind. Will she agree to work for him? More importantly, will she finally give into the hunger building between them?
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I tend to steer clear of novellas for the most part because I find that they can be lacking in character development. Not so with BLOODWEIGHT. This novella has it all; great characters, witty dialogue, hot sex and an enjoyable plot.
I absolutely love the character of Ellen who is so determined to do everything on her own. She is feisty, independent and can fight her own battles both physical and emotional. I enjoyed seeing her learn that she doesn't have to do it all alone. Nash comes off as cold in the beginning but he warms up as he starts to lose the tight control that he has on his emotions because of her.
Because this is a PG blog I won't go much into the sex scenes except to say that they are very hot and don't attempt to take over to the exclusion of the plot or anything else. I mean I enjoy hot sex scenes but I really hate it when that is all a story has going for it. Not to worry about that in this novella.
I do recommend BLOODWEIGHT to readers of the paranormal who also enjoy erotica. This novella is part of a series, Underdogs of the Arena, and I can hardly wait for the next to come out. I rate this novella a 4.
***I was given a copy of this book by the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. All opinions are my own.