Monday, May 11, 2009

Romance Book Review: Kiss of the Demon King

Author: Krelsey Cole
Series Connection: Book 6 of Immortals After Dark series
ISBN: 978-1416580942
Genre: Fantasy/Paranormal


Everyone has their own motives in the well written book number six of Immortals After Dark series. Trying to keep them straight is the easy part. Heroine, Sabine, is a Sorceress. She has one main goal and that is to live.

Her half-brother Omort the Deathless, the evil king of Rothkalina, sends Sabine to capture and seduce Rydstrom the Demon King. Omort knows that Rydstrom is trying to find a sword that is said to be able to kill Omort.

Sabine has her own plans for the future. She hopes that if she can use Rydstrom to produce an heir with her, she will be able to get rid of Omort and take over the throne. With her beauty and illusion power she is sure she will have no problem in achieving her goal.

Little does she know that Rydstrom is on to her plan to seduce him and he doesn't want any part of her or Omort's plans. Rydstrom has his own plan. He wants to kill Omort and recapture his throne. On the way to meet an accomplice in his quest, he is fooled by Sabine's illusions into stepping through a portal to a cell in the dungeon of his old castle in Rothkalina. Now Sabine can begin her seduction plans. Unfortunately for Sabine though not everything goes the way she plans. Rydstrom isn't as easy to seduce as she had thought.

Once again Kresley Cole relates the appealing story in her Immortals After Dark series. Readers can read this book and will be so enthralled they will want to check out the rest of the series.

With one kiss, he knew she'd be his queen. . .

From New York Times bestselling author Kresley Cole comes this spellbinding story of a demon king fighting to reclaim his crown and the wicked sorceress who dares to use his most secret desires to thwart him.
His obsession: the enchantress who surrenders her body, 
but not her heart.

After Sabine, the Queen of Illusions, lures and traps Rydstrom Woede in her lair, the ruthless warrior fights to resist her seduction. But his fierce demon nature lusts for her delicate body and won't be denied. Even as Rydstrom plots to escape, he still intends to claim Sabine as his own--on his terms.

Her downfall: the battle-scarred demon who vows to keep her at all costs.
When Rydstrom breaks free, he abducts Sabine, turning the tables. Now she's the one struggling to resist his delicious torment. With each relentless encounter, Sabine hungers more for her merciless adversary.

They were never supposed to want each other this much. . .
If they can defeat the sinister enemy that stands between them, will Sabine make the ultimate sacrifice to save her demon? Or will the proud king lay down his crown and arms to keep his sorceress?

About the author from her Website:
Before becoming a writer, Kresley Cole was a world-ranked athlete and Master's grad. Since her first novel was published in 2003, she has sold a total of fifteen books and two novellas in two different subgenres, and has seen her releases translated into ten foreign languages.
Cole followed her highly acclaimed Sutherland Series historicals with the bestselling

MacCarrick Brothers Series, a trilogy of Highlander historical romances, as well as the continuing Immortals After Dark Series, a RITA award-winning paranormal romance collection, all with Pocket Books.

In January 2009, Cole became a #1 New York Times and Publishers Weekly bestseller with her sixth IAD installment, Kiss of a Demon King.

She lives in Florida with her husband and far, far too many dogs.

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