HIS DARKEST EMBRACE
- Pub. Date: October 2010
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- ISBN-13: 9780061808807
- ISBN: 0061808806
From the Publisher
A solitary hunter with no regard for the human world, Jagger Castille is a shifter living on the edge. A woman who calls him enemy will give him reason to live . . .Jagger is a creature of the night—Skye Knightly soars in the sun. Natural adversaries, they are now joined in a mission entrusted to Skye’s family centuries ago: nothing less than the salvation of the Earth.Wounded and bitter, Jagger sought escape in the solitude of the jungle, driven by a need to disappear forever . . . until a mysterious shifter who calls to his soul and feeds a yearning long forgotten pulls him from his dark path. A courageous warrior, Skye’s passion is equal to Jagger’s—but can she trust a man whose secrets are as devastating as her own?Each is the other’s sole hope for survival. But a dark and twisted truth is leading them toward the ultimate sacrifice for a love they may never live to claim.
SOURCE: THIS BOOK WAS RECEIVED FOR THE PURPOSE OF REVIEW FROM NET GALLEY AND DOES NOT EFFECT THIS REVIEW!
HIS DARKEST EMBRACE by Juliana Stone is an interesting paranormal romance.It is Book two in the “Jaguar Warrior” series (Book one “Darkest Hunger”) but can be read as a stand alone. It is well written with depth,details,page turning,the plot is easy flowing with twists and turns. It has treachery, magic, danger, passion, adventure,romance, sensuality,evil,the underworld,demons,jaguar warriors,werewolves,vampires,eagles, shapeshifters,and the salvation of Earth.The hero, Jagger,is a Jaguar Warrior,sexy,handsome, a shapeshifter,a creature of the night,is dark, bitter, and wounded from past things. The heroine,Skye,is beautiful,an Eagle Knight,soars in the sun, a shapeshifter, believes she is the last of her kind,her father is dead, her brother is lost to her possibly dead also, entrusted to save the Earth, hounded by underworld creatures to kill her, When Jagger comes upon Skye,he saves her from killers only to find himself attracted to her. Determined to protect her at all cost,Jagger, will enlist the help of his family and a friend.They tramp through the Jungle to find a disc that is to save Earth and humankind from demons.While Skye, will have to give her life by going to “hell”, she and Jagger are becoming closer. Jagger is determined Skye is his mate and he will protect her at all cost. He does not know what Skye will have to do to save the Earth.During the fight to save Earth, and Skye,the disc is throw to her brother(he finally has find her)but something happens and some of Jagger’s family disappears. To where no one knows. This is a fast paced,action paced fantasy that will keep you on the seat of your chair. You will hold your breathe while the battle flows and you wait to see who will win. If you enjoy fantasy,paranormal, the other world,demons and good vs evil you will enjoy this one.This book was received from Net Galley and details can be found at Avon Books, an imprint of Harper Collins Publisher.
REVIEWED BY: April Renn