Fast forward years later, both have just come back to the town where it all began with Marlena now a doctor trying to find a cure for violent behavior and Dante is the new sheriff. When she's not pursuing the answers she seeks, Marlena works as a research scientist at BloodCore as well as a therapist for the adjoining mental hospital. Our main character in Forbidden Passion is Dante, who has been an outsider from his demon family since he refused to kill our heroine, Marlena, years ago. After being haunted since childhood by the demonic images of the creatures that murdered her family, Marlena's not about to let this new threat keep her from her home. Both Dante and Marlena were extremely difficult characters to connect with and I thought them both to be over the top stubborn to the point of stupidity.
At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. The action moves so fast in this story they hardly have time to sit down and communicate what going on between them, so its develops more by their physical attraction to each other. Because of this, Marlena became a psychiatrist and studies serial killers, in an effort to understand what happened. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. After being haunted since childhood by the demonic images of the creatures that murdered her family, Marlena's not about to let this new threat keep her from her home. He doesn't want the child, Dante and Marlena will have to be born, for this child may have greater powers. The characters are deep,determined, some are pure evil, others are sweet and innocent.
However, his final initiation test was to kill young Marlena Bender as a sacrifice to Helzebar, but he envied her innocent laugher along side her older sister and mom. No one belived her when she tried to tell them that demons kill her family, they thought it was the shock of seeing her family killed. Now using his gifts for the good of national security, he can't let himself be distracted by the beautiful, determined Annabelle. The little blond ducked behind an overhang on the ridge, eyes widening in horror as she stared at the grisly scene. Now, he is afraid that her return to Mysteria will bring back the demons. Reporter Annabelle Armstrong will go to any lengths to deliver a story, even track down Quinton Valtrez, a man she believes is a coldhearted assassin. Will Dante be able to keep Marlena safe without her finding out his secret? For a wicked enemy is out for vengeance, a demon who wants to draw Quinton into a life of pure evil and is willing to use Annabelle as bait.
But today, the last and final test would be to kill a human. She is now a doctor and working at the Mysteria Mental Hospital and also at Blood Core as a researcher. Marlena Bender has devoted her life to understanding violent criminals. Could she accept the fact that he has evil flowing through his veins or reject him even after a night of unbridled passion. I tried my best to sympathize with what he was dealing with, which was the extreme idiocy of his heroine, but by the end he still hadn't worked his way into my reader heart.
She is determine to find the monsters that killed her mo This is a very dark suspense. and the overwhelming desire he ignites is one she vows to resist. I really don't like the mass market paper back books, so I purchess them on my Kindle when I want to read them. Sadly, Marlena wasn't much better and I found her increasingly ridiculous Too Stupid To Live moments very frustrating. After he saved Marlena when she was a child, he was forced to leave the only family he has ever known and hide from them.
The boys are really young demons. It is the third in the Demonborn series but can be read as a stand alone. About this Item: Forever, 2010. There was a lot going on here: building a believable romance between the hero and heroine, scientific experiments with violent criminals, a serial killer with the police investigating, demonic uprising, long lost brothers, a pregnancy, someone dying and coming back to life, daddy issues, etc. Dante saved Marlena as a Chad but also won her heart as an adult. This book was received for review and details can be found at Forever, an imprint of Grand Central Publishing and My Book Addiction and More.
But when a serial killer in this small Southern town starts taking the lives of women in diabolical ways--leaving trophies of his kills on Marlena's doorstep--it all hits too close to home. Before long, though, a killer comes calling and Jordan witnesses the true power of Miles McGregor. Dante Zertlav had been raised by demons and trained to be a killer. Until Dante can defeat the demons that threaten the safety of Mysteria, he resolves to keep Marlena out of his heart but that doesn't stop him from partaking in the delights of her body when offered and if she's hurt by his morning-after cold shoulder, she'll come to understand that it's safer for her in the long run. When Dante was a teen, he disobeyed his demon father to protect a girl named Marlena whose mother and sister were killed by Dante's brothers. The main reason she came back to Mysteria is to find out who killed her family and why. It makes sense for Dante, but is a little less reasonable for Marlena who is warned that Dante isn't quite who he seems.
Marlena was sent to live with an aunt in a different town. The others in the series are Book 1 Insatiable Desire, and Book 2 is Dark Hunger. Will he be able to overcome his panic attacks at the idea of marriage, or will Jenna have to continue her husband hunt — without him. The spine may show signs of wear. He instead protected her from his demon kin. Sheriff Dante Valtrez would move heaven and earth to keep Marlena safe, but he's not the savior she thinks he is.