Review: Shadow by Laurann Dohner
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Released: October 30, 2012
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Series: New Species #9
Though slower in pacing, I found that I enjoyed several elements of this book, the budding romance between Beauty and Shadow my favorite ~ Under the Covers
Beauty is a Gift, which means that she is treated with the utmost respect and reverence. Many give her a wide berth because they know of her traumatic past. As a survivor of a brutal captivity, Beauty shows her strength in a way that is quiet, but very much noticeable and admirable. I really liked Beauty’s character because even though she is scared beyond her wits, she is still able to keep her head on straight. I loved the way she was able to stand up to certain people when they simply judged her wrongly. Despite the fact that she was a victim, she doesn’t allow that to simply run her life anymore.
Shadow is the New Species male who is now protecting her. After spending one night lying next to her during a storm Shadow and Beauty share an unbreakable bond now that Dohner takes and builds upon that.
Though slower in pacing, I found that I enjoyed several elements of this book, the budding romance between Beauty and Shadow my favorite. The one thing that dropped this book down from a solid four star rating was simply the pacing. Some scenes dragged on for too long for me and I think it impeded the natural progression of the story. Also, I felt like there was less action than the book prior to this.
*Review copy provided by publisher
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I’m behind in this series by three books. I need to catch up before another one is released.
I’ve been enjoying this series!
This book sounds fantastic. I really need to catch up. Didn’t realize this was number nine already. Thanks for the wonderful review.
I hope you enjoy Joanne!
Thanks for the review. The cover model has some great arms. Yum!
LOLOL! He does Lori!
This sounds like a good read.