Thursday, 14 November 2013

Review - Her Eternal Rogue

Her Eternal Rogue
By Gina Danna
Publisher: To The Better End Publishing
Pub. Date: June 30, 2013
ISBN: 978-0615836348
Genre: Historical Paranormal Romance
Pages: 284
Buy Links: Amazon, B&N


At first glance Her Eternal Rogue looks like a Harlequin Regency romance novel at sea, but author Gina Danna puts a twist on the genre by adding a paranormal theme.
The heroine is Lady Lavina Sinclair who has been kidnapped by French pirates, whom plan on selling her into the prostitution trade, but luckily for her, a handsome stranger happens to rescue her.

His name is Captain Alexander Sword (Barrington), who had escaped his controlling uncle in exchange to living on the high seas, but now finds himself known as a ruthless pirate. He was to be hanged for his crimes, but he accepted a deal to rescue Lady Lavina from the French pirates and return her to her betrothed (Nicholas) in England.

The rescue mission seemed to be easy thing to get done, but Alexander didn't plan on falling for the Lady Lavina, who returns his affections. Little does she know that he has cursed - he is actually a vampire.

Just when you think the vampire genre has been staked to death by overly-hyped Twilight Saga, a creative author, Gina Danna, releases a cleverly written vampire saga, only with a regency romance twist. I have read a couple of pirate romances and the plots become clichéd quickly, but Her Eternal Rogue has an original plot and dazzling character to match, though I didn't care much for Nicholas. This is not a clean-cut romance, so expect a few steamy scenes between the vampire hero and heroine. Overall, Her Eternal Rogue is well-written page turner from start to finish and it should satisfy any romance reader.

*Disclaimer - I received a complimentary copy in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own. 

Author Bio: 

Gina has spent the better part of her life reading. History has been her love and she spent numerous hours devouring historical romance stories, dreaming of writing one of her own. Years later, after receiving undergraduate and graduate degrees in History, writing academic research papers and writing for museum programs and events, she finally found the time to write her own stories of historical romantic fiction.

Now, under the supervision of her three dogs and three cats, she writes amid a library of research books, with her only true break away is to spend time with her other life long dream – her Arabian horse – with him, her muse can play. 


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