Saturday, 19 May 2012


Title: Blood Moons
Author: Alianne Donnelly
Blood Moons (The Blood Series, #1)Series: The Blood Series #1
Date Publised: 27th september 2010

Description: They say no good deed ever goes unpunished, a sentiment Dara understands fully now that she is paying for a crime she didn't commit. It was stupid to call in a murder she didn't really see. But how could Dara have kept silent? Now a stunning -- scratch that, a dangerous -- man with a frightening secret of his own is telling her he can help. Yeah, right. A telepath knows better than to trust mere words.

The last decade of Tristan's life has been penance. All that time spent among the worst dregs of society might have made him begin to question his humanity, but he’s never felt so much like an animal as he does around this timid, delicate female. Her very presence stirs the beast within him; Tristan can feel it growing stronger every day. Any more time with Dara, and it might overpower him completely. But without her, he stands no chance at all.

Review:  We start this book off with Dara, She is a telepath and she See's into the mind of a serial killer as he is killing someone. Dara then phones the police and they don't find the killer and Dara is then charged with  killing the victim.  When she is sent to jail she gets a choice of blocks in the jail and she seems to be drawn to the most dangerous block in the whole prison. when she gets to her cell she find that she is sharing with Tristan. Over the next couple of days Dara realises why she was drawn to that block in the prison and it is none other then the fact that Tristan is a telepath to. When she sees him she is shaken because he scares her half to death but over time Dara learns she can trust him and he helps her work on putting Shields around her mind and he helps her work on using her telepathy. things start to go strange for the pair and Dara finds out that Tristan holds more secrets then she thinks. and finds out the prison have been doing experiments on him. And this leads to even more complications for them.

Tristan, a prisoner of wolf block, he has been in the prison for many years and he has got a deep and dark past. He doesn't like mixing with other people but all that changes when Dara is placed in his cell, he can tell right away that she is a telepath and is unsure of what he thinks of the situation he's been put in. Tristan tries to keep Dara from the other inmates and tries to keep her safe and he helps her deal with the telepathy and helps make her stronger.Over time Tristan find that he is attracted to Dara and that she in turn is attracted to him, the two form a bond. When Tristan finds out some more details on the experiments that have been happening to him he starts to understand why his feeling for Dara have turn all possessive. The two are moved on to a different place for more experiments to be done and for Tristan to deal with what is happening to him.

Later in the book Dara returns to earth to help catch the killer that she was mistaken for, and she manages to get inside his mind. and form a link with him. Tristan is not far behind Dara as he escapes and follows her to earth so that he can be near and protect her all this goes wrong and Dara ends up in a coma and Tristan sits by her bed side waiting for her to wake up.

Im not to sure where to start with my feelings on this book.  When I was got it I was really doubtful that this book would be my kind of thing. I put off and put off reading it because I just couldn't bring my self to read it. But what a really big surprise when I got started and I was gripped right from the start. The thought of a mixed prison where males and female Can share cells was such a different idea and the whole experiments thing and telepath. This book was so original and exciting to read. There was fighting scenes and funny scenes and even lovable scenes. I know iv said this about books before but there really is something for everyone with this book. its crossed between sci-fi, PNR and romance. If you havnt read it before then please take my advice and give it a try. I was so happy Id give it a try but really sad when it was over. I loved how possesive Tristan had become for Dara and how much love the two had for each other. I think the auhtor has an amazing way with words and im really happy I got the chance to read it.


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