Blood Family (Titanium Blood, #1) by Charlotte Raine


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The author sent me a copy of this book (epub format) in exchange for an honest review.

 

My rating:  4  of  5  stars

Plot
(by Amazon)

Liam Westfield, builds motorcycles while keeping his vampire instincts in check, has spent most of his life trying to avoid involvement with his father’s gang.

When his father is killed, Liam is forced to take his father’s place as the leader of the Blood Lust Brothers and begins his search to identify his father’s killer.

Now as his brother, August, conspires to take over the gang, and his father’s killer seems more dangerous than predicted, Liam has to find a way to stay one step ahead of both his unnaturally old family and his new, unknown enemy.

 

Genre(s):  Paranormal Romance

Series:  Titanium Blood Series, #1

Length:  110 pages

Release date:  2015-11-06

 

Teaser


“I… I had to s-see what happened.” She glances over my shoulder and instantly begins to sob again.

I look behind me.

The stake is still on the left side of our father’s chest. I’m assuming they haven’t taken it out because they consider it evidence. His eyes are still open. I follow his gaze over to his motorcycle. Of course. His bike would be part of his final thoughts.


 

My Opinion

Blood Family introduces the readers first to Judas – biker, father, vampire. His assassination leads to major tension among his offspring; his son Liam takes over, trying to find his father’s killer. Taking turns, the main characters tell us their take on the past, present and future. It is a fast paced read with a pleasant flow.

With Blood Family, Charlotte Raine has created the intriguing first part of the Titanium Blood Series. Blood Family is a well-balanced paranormal romance read with interesting characters; some of them are likeable, some mysterious. The author slowly reveals more, making me want to immediately proceed with the second instalment. I was drawn into the story, relatively close to Liam and his sister Sage. It is refreshing that it is not vampire vs. human. Blood Family is a good read for paranormal romance fans, who prefer shorter series reads with a thrill.

This is a very pleasant read, the promising start of a series with a different take on the human/vampire topic.

In brief:

Writing Good
Plot Some twists
Mood Suspenseful
Pace Fast
Characters Developed
Violence Some violence
Sexual content Some sexual content
POV First person (alternating)

 

About the author

Charlotte Raine is the author of several romantic suspense books with more on the way. She worked in marketing and advertising for 15 years before focusing on her true passion, telling great stories. Charlotte gets inspiration for her writing from the scenic but serene mountains around her home in Vail, Colorado.

When she is not writing you will find her after a long day of skiing at one of the many lodges in Vail. She will most likely be next to a warm fire, drinking a glass of wine and telling stories.

 

Connect with the Author:

 

Please take a look at my statement on reading in My train of thoughts on …reading.  Now I am asking you.  🙂

My questions for you bibliophiles:
What about you?  What did you think about Blood Family?  Or – if you did not yet read Blood Family  – are you now interested in reading it yourself?

My question for you cinephiles:
If Blood Family was filmed – who should direct it, who could you imagine as actors?

I am looking forward to reading your comments.  🙂

 

 

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