"Appealing Carpathian novel"
Though he has traveled the globe hunting vampires,
Carpathian Byron Justicano feels compelled to follow the
music to its source although he has already bought several
CDs by the artist. His "obsessive" quest leads Byron to
Italy's Palazzo della Morte better known as Scarletti
Palazzo. Playing the piano that lures Byron is blind
concert pianist Antonietta Scarletti, heiress to a fortune
and one-day is expected to manage the family shipping
Antonietta is quite courageous not allowing the explosion
that stole her eyesight and killed her parents to keep her
from living life to the fullest. However, someone wants
her dead and attempts on her life have occurred. Byron
knows she is his lifemate. Like all male Carpathians, he
will risk everything including his own life to keep
Fans of Christine Feehan's Carpathian novels will enjoy her
latest appealing tale that freshens up the series by
bringing in a descendant of THE SCARLETTI CURSE family.
The suspense laden story line reads at times more like a
thriller than a paranormal romance as the enthralling lead
couple strives to survive assaults on their lives while
also trying to ferret out the identity of their assailant
(s). Some amusing scenes lighten the taut intrigue;
together they blend into a supreme symphony.
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted February 3, 2003
A Carpathian Novel
Byron, a Carpathian male and hunter of the vampire
follows the sound of compelling music to Italy. There
he discovers his lifemate, Antonietta Scarletti,
heiress to the great Scarletti fortune. A renowned
concert pianist, Antoinetta is the glue that holds the
Scarletti family together. Blinded in an explosion
that killed her parents, she nevertheless stands to
run the family shipping business.
Antonietta lives in the palazzo della morte, the
palace of death. There, like her ancestors, she finds
someone wants her dead. Antoinetta has a few secrets
of her own and together, Byron and Antonietta face the
killers and one out of control Carpathian youth.
Genre: Paranormal Romance, Vampire, Shapeshifter