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Night Embrace (Dark-Hunter, #2) (edició 2006)

de Sherrilyn Kenyon

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An ancient Celtic warrior cursed by a god to bring death to any woman he loves, Talon, a seductive vampire, prowls the night, serving as a protector of the innocent, until in modern-day New Orleans, a runaway Mardi Gras float brings him face to face withthe outrageous Sunshine Runningwolf.
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Títol:Night Embrace (Dark-Hunter, #2)
Autors:Sherrilyn Kenyon
Informació:St. Martin's Press, Mass Market Paperback, 408 pages
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Neste livro são nos apresentadas mais duas personagens - Talon - um antigo guerreiro celta que matou o filho do Deus Camulus; e Sunshine - uma mulher simples que adora arte.

Camulus amaldiçou o Talon e toda a gente que ele ama ou que amará, irá morrer. E como já devem ter adivinhado a Sunshine vai tentar quebrar esta maldição. E com isto tudo, em Nova Orleães aparece um Deus antigo que está prestes a distruir a cidade. O Talon e dois outros Dark-Hunters (Valerius e Zarek) terão de o ajudar. Além disso, aqui conhecemos o inigmático, o charmoso e o todo poderoso Acheron - chefe dos caçadores (e pessoalmente a minha personagem preferida).

No geral o livro foi muito interessante em termos de história "por trás", mas uma seca com a história amorosa. Esses dois são muito "sexuais" e já estava cansada de ler as lamechices deles, só queria que a história avançasse! ( )
  Hanna_Rybchynska | Apr 29, 2022 |
An Adult Paranormal Romance That Got Me Emotionally Charged!

I am really pleased that I've finally picked up this series; why haven't before now, I'll never know. ;-) I love Ms Kenyon's writing style; the prose she uses, the pace of her plots, the twists and turns she takes us on and how she concludes the main romantic aspect and imminent threats while still leaving some tantalising threads that lure you to keep reading the series.

I did enjoy [b:Night Embrace|6567284|Night Embrace (Dark-Hunter, #2)|Sherrilyn Kenyon|https://i.gr-assets.com/images/S/compressed.photo.goodreads.com/books/1362612024l/6567284._SY75_.jpg|81269] and thought the story was good, but I want to explain why I didn't rate it as highly as the previous books.

When reading paranormal romance, I need the female protagonist to be intelligent, resilient, resourceful, self-reliant and have plenty of gumption; while Sunshine certainly had all of these traits, there were a few aspects of her personality that irritated me. She was a beautiful soul, empathetic, loving and had a wonderful vitality but it was her hippy idiosyncrasies - flakiness, forgetfulness and less than tolerant issues with food that plagued me.

Talon was a male that ticked all my boxes too; he was definitely alpha, loyal, had depth and deserved the love that Sunshine had for him. I love cursed heroes but I found myself being more drawn to a couple of the other Dark Hunter. I want plot twists to surprise me. I don't mind too much when they don't but I found myself shouting at Talon, rolling my eyes and trying to contain my frustration when he didn't pick up on the obvious clues: sadly, Talon seemed "all muscles and no brains" at times which was also a major niggle for me.

Due to the explicit sexual content and graphic violence, I would recommend this book to adults who are not offended by scenes of this nature who enjoy romance stories about the complexities of relationships, about trust, loyalty and betrayal and of course, insurmountable odds and soul saving love.

I am definitely engaged in the Dark Hunter world and I have already bought the next three books in this series and can't wait to read more. ( )
  -Flora- | Nov 8, 2020 |
hb ( )
  5083mitzi | Jul 23, 2020 |
Celt, reincarn love, Ach/Styxx
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  wyldheartreads | Jun 20, 2019 |

This is the best way I can describe how I felt reading this book. I didn't read the previous books in the series, so I'm definitely at fault for feeling a little behind and lost but holy guacamole. I liked the book but trying to grasp all the characters, their identities, and all their agendas made me sweat from exhaustion.

How I imagine the author writing this. Seriously, we've got gods from EVERY mythology, paranormal beings, and bears, oh my! You know someone out there has cataloged all these characters, their connections, and biography; bless their heart.

If there was a visual of me reading this. Look, this book has been out a while and others have written amazing reviews for it, I'm not going to even attempt one. This is just all about my narcissistic need to put my feelings out there. Even with the massive amount of characters and story lines (the writing gets a little loose at times), I felt the need to hang on for the ride. There is a certain charm to characters and writing (the hero of this book, Talon, is also too hot to trot with his Celtic tattoos and general hero-ness) that kept me locked in. Our leads have the whole soulmate thing going on, so no gradual falling in love but kind of instant, they also got ignored more than I liked in favor of the overall story arcs.

I'll definitely be continuing with the series (so, there's like a dragon inside Acheron?!) and I guess just hope as more heroes/heroines get their individual stories, the books won't be as jammed packed and things will make more sense.
Or maybe I'm in for more of,

Either way, sign me up!
If you've read the series, discuss your feels and let me know if things improve/fall apart.

Thanks to Lover of Romance for the rec! ( )
  WhiskeyintheJar | Feb 14, 2019 |
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For my fans who support me and who have given me untold smiles at conferences and booksignings and when I read my e-mails and letters.

To the RBL Romantica and DH posters whose presence is always a source of warmth.


For my family and friends who make my life worthwhile. And for my Kim and Nancy who believe in me and who are willing to give me the opportunity to introduce the world to the people who live in my heart and mind.


Thank you all! I hope each of you has all the blessings and riches you deserve. Hugs!
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An ancient Celtic warrior cursed by a god to bring death to any woman he loves, Talon, a seductive vampire, prowls the night, serving as a protector of the innocent, until in modern-day New Orleans, a runaway Mardi Gras float brings him face to face withthe outrageous Sunshine Runningwolf.

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