(EBOOK) Daysider author Susan Krinard
I had never read anything by Susan Krinard before I read this book so maybe this story is somehow tied to her ot I read enjoyed the preuel but this one both dragged and the romance was melodramatic About 23 through I simply couldn t continue with this one Setting the future dormant vampires awoke 23 through I simply couldn t continue with this one Setting the future dormant vampires awoke warred with humans for 10 years truce found where humans live in enclaves and vampires in citadels San Francisco Enclave West Coast Region Erebus Opiri citadel below San Francisco regions known as the Zones Eleutheria illegal colony in the Zone where humans and vampires live side by side Theme prejudices manipulations by overnments freedom falling in love CharactersAlexia Fox dhampir agent of the 40% that cannot be turned vampire but NEED SPECIAL PATCH UNKNOWN TO HER special patch unknown to her blood so able to digest food and not need blood mother raped by vampire during the war raised to hate vampires and to despise idea of drinking blood and to be agents for the human overnment she has embraced it all sent on mission to observe and report on a colony that has shown up in the Zone unknown to her she is part of an experiment her drug patch is taken from her and she is put in proximity with a Darketan to see if they can work together toleratetake blood from one another Damon DaysiderDarketan incomplete transition of human to vampire live long fasterstronger than humans not as strong as vampires need blood not a vampire s blood slave can be in the sun agent for the vampire council he is sent out to stop enclave spies from etting to colony he does not know that he is part of an experiment he has been Get Fast!: A Complete Guide to Gaining Speed Wherever You Ride given watered down blood and will hunger soon and is placed in proximity to a dhampir Michael Carter dhampir agent Alexia s partner ends up an Orlok Lamia hampirmonstervampireish creature that lives in the Zone killing all like animals he angry because his last partnerlover used in similar experiment and she died so he sets up Alexia but then calls in a part of the Enclave that isoing to destroy the colony but he is attacked and becomes an Orlok and understands and does what he can to helpprotect Alexia
Garret another story Alexia s brother who was convicted of some unknown crime self defense and sent another story Alexia s brother who was convicted of some unknown crime self defense and sent of the Enclave I expected to find him in the colony but he did not show up a sore spot for Alexia Eirene Damon s Darketan lover they were punished and she was sent on a suicide mission Damon thought she was dead closed his heart to anyone else to become coldwithdrawn she in fact sent to the Enclave to see if her blood would help the dhampirs and to spy for the citadel it does she tried to escape but came across a child Alexia who needed blood she The Pleasant Light of Day gave her a bit soothing her pain and found she had a purpose there and stayed but she isathering information and her jailers are relaxed around her Theron old yet progressive vampire believes in euality sets out to start a colony and extends his belief in euality to humans the humans freely The Doctors 5-Minute Health Fixes: The Prescription for a Lifetime of Great Health give blood and are respected by the vampires Damon spent much of his time in debates and learning from him though Damon knew nothing of his uest for his own colony he is aware that the colony may not survive but sees its value in starting something new that mayet others thinking Wilson McAllister Aegis Director of Field Operations Alexia s boss he does not know about the experiment the overnment is imposing on Alexia when finds out he heads to the Zone to help SummaryOuter story the dhampir and the Darketan learning to see each other beyond their prejudices and a colony that places humans and vampires and dhampirs and Darketans living in euality and democracy. Humanvampire relations are in turmoil in a stunning new series by New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Susan KrinardTensions between human and vampire factions are escalating Peace hangs in the balance And like two ill fated stars. And the forces human vampire vampire rebels that are trying to stop the colony Inner story Alexia and Damon are drawn to each other and when Alexia needs blood to survive her body takes over seduces Damon and takes his blood in turn Damon is in sudden need for blood when they are in the colony and Alexia steps up to volunteer to provide it jealous of someone else iving it to him and because they are connected and they fully acknowledge their bond Outerinner story they work together to protect the colony with the help of Michael and the Orloks they stop the vampires ace is and humans from attacking and then calmer minds show up and peace is ensured at least for that day Memorable scenesSlaves Blood serfs no jails in Enclaves their convicted sent to the citadels to become vampire blood slaves vampire society have enthralled humans who do their bidding mindlessly and provide them blood politics those that accept truce with humans and rebels who want to rule the world and subjugate all humans Enclaves though The Go-Between government has some kind of working relationship with the vampireovernment they teach the humans to hate vampires part of treaty is for Enclaves to send their convicts to the Zonecitadels to become vampire blood serfs A PNR with a dystopian twist Daysider their convicts to the Zonecitadels to become vampire blood serfs A PNR with a dystopian twist Daysider engaging read With a different heroine it would have almost been a UF As it is it can t be labeled anything other than PNR as just here an heroine can be this trusting and have an HEA Together with the ending too much peace and love hippy for my tastes way too easy a pat on the readers head this is also my main reason for three starsExcept these nits the story has an incredible world with some unexplained moments on the dark side of the spectrum reason why the heroine was Okay were to start This was a somewhat interesting dystopian vampire story Damon is a Daysider a not uite vampire nor human that needs blood to survive and can o out in the sun He works for the vampires Alexia is a Dhampir half human and half vampire Some need blood to survive others don t She works for the humans Not cut and dry unbeknownst to either of them they were part of an experiment They fall in lust not uite trusting the other For the length there was just too much oing on many characters and multiple different names for the same thing The vampires called themselves Opir the humans called them Nightsiders and on it went I hate that fact that I liked this book This story introduces a fascinating world that is richly detailed and expansive enough to accommodate many future stories We learn a bit about the vampire society from Damon and we learn much about the politics of their world as Alexia and Damon desperately try to figure out what is REALLY oing on and who is on what side and with what motives It is all very complicated maybe too complicated with several names for every variation of vampire and half breed and honestly they talk and theorize a bit too much for my personal tastes I ve always been a bit of an action irl The story does have action along with a side of betrayal and angst en Most Harleuin Nocturne books are The Prodigal Prophet: Jonah and the Mystery of God's Mercy good but not alwaysreat This one was so reat There is a lot of tension between vampire are ood but not always Godmanstone Blues great This one was soreat There is a lot of tension between vampire and humans Alexia Fox and Damon who is a daysider a vampire that can stay in the light Even though they are on opposite sides they have a strong attraction They are both investigating an illegal colony for each of their sides They have to work together when someone is trying to kill them both First book in a nighters series Like the fact both are strong characters Looking forward to next one Book Info ebook 304. Alexia Fox and Damon are destined to collide She's a seductive human operative on a mission to infiltrate an illegal vampire colony He's a vampire and represents everything she loathes and all that she desires Their attraction is scorching. PagesPublished August 1st 2013 by Harleuin 1460317025 ISBN13 9781460317020SourceNetgalley EARC Book Buy Links BN BOOK SYNOPSIS Humanvampire relations are in turmoil in a stunning new series by New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Susan KrinardTensions between human and vampire factions are escalating Peace hangs in the balance And like two ill fated stars Alexia Fox and Damon are destined to collide She s a seductive human operative on a mission to infiltrate an illegal vampire colony He s a vampire and represents everything she loathes and all that she desires Their attraction is scorching immediateand could explode like the fragile truce they ve both been fighting independently to preserve Now the world s last hope hinges on their ability to work together As enemies they are doomed but as allies they just might save the world My Thoughts What I did not like or what ave me the most pause as I read the book were a couple or things1 The two main characters internalize than they show by word or deed even their actions are not consistent with how they seem to feel at times and it can be a bit confusing if not downright misleading 2 The at times overwhelming amount of information that could have been minimalized by the characters just taking action rather than thinking things to death3 The fact that the main characters are involved almost from the beginning while at the same time they fight their mutual feelings for each other even though they become physically intimate and they show no real trust in one another until almost the end of the book which makes it hard to see them as a coupleWhat I did like and what kept me enjoying reading the story1 The world hard to see them as a coupleWhat I did like and what kept me enjoying reading the story1 The world done by the author was concise and well developed2 The different factions of Vampires are explained in just enough detail to set them apart from each other and keep track of who is who easier3 Alexia Fox the dhampire Aegis agent is a strong leading female character whose mission puts her at war with herself emotionally even though she tries not to let it hamper her ability to complete her job4 Damon is very believable as a Vampire who has the ability to walk in daylight with full immunity to the sun his race the Darketans are not uite uniue to vampire lore but rarely explored and my favorite type of vampire hybridWhile I felt a bit of confusion trying to keep up with the different characters and their allegiances at times on the whole this was a nice easy read that the author has detailed very believably and her characters are developed in a manner that allows the reader time to focus on the the action in the scenes rather than spending a lot of time worrying about who is doing what or why they are behaving the way they are There is a lot of political maneuvering that takes place in the story at times it overshadows the main plot point and at times it also dictates the characters actions but in the end it all boils down to whether or not enmity can be set aside for the ood of both human and vampire alike By the time you finish this book you will have a new appreciation for just how hard such a resolution is to achieve Kudos for the way in which the author dealt with the many problems as they arise throughout the storyHaving read and enjoyed several books previously written by author Susan Krinard in her Fane series and her VampireWerewolf Trilogy it was with reat joy that I saw where she had penned several new works in 2013 including this book Daysider and her first book in her new Urban Fantasy series Mist Mist 1 which released in mid July EArc from Netgalley in exchange for honest review. Immediateand could explode like the fragile truce they've both been fighting independently to preserve Now the world's last hope hinges on their ability to work together As enemies they are doomed but as allies they just might save the world.