I’ve been meaning to re-read this book for years in order to continue with the series because I had enjoyed it so much. I still enjoyed it! But it’s amazing what a few years reading some excellent romances can do to one’s tastes.
I thought the romance with Gabriel was perfect the first time round. This time, I found it lacking. There was no build-up. There was no real romance. Minimal tension. And the ‘protectiveness, possessiveness’ tropes get a bit old. The sex scene was still good. The plot was also lacking, particularly the ending. I didn’t understand the point of the fight.
Still, I enjoyed it. A lot of reviewers say this is the kind of story that’s been done a million times before. They’re probably right, but I generally steer away from stories about vampires and werewolves, so this feels somewhat fresh and new to me.
A quick fun read, just not as fun as the first time. I will be continuing with the series.