REVIEW: THE IMMORTAL WHO LOVES ME
TITLE: THE IMMORTAL WHO LOVES ME
AUTHOR: LYNSAY SANDS
PUBLISHED: February 24, 2015
New York Times and USA Today bestseller Lynsay Sands continues her enormously popular vampire series starring the Argeneau family
Whatever Basil expected in a life mate, funny, outspoken Sherry isn’t it. But mind-blowing chemistry and
instinct don’t lie. They tell him something else too—that Sherry’s connection to the immortal world goes deeper than she knows. And that she’s in the kind of danger only Basil can save her from—if she’ll just trust him, now and forever . . .
I heard great things about this series and being a fan of the paranormal genre I decided to give it a try. You may be wondering why I choose to start with this title, which happen to be number 21 in the series. Well, I have always been the type of individual that rarely reads a series in order. Now that I have finished reading and is faced with the task of writing a review I have been asking myself if I made the right choice. Don’t get me wrong, this book can be read as a standalone and I did not find myself trying to figure out who was who. My reason for questioning my judgement was that this story did not impress me one bit and as such it somewhat act as a deterrent for me to go and read the previous books in the series.
The story started out with a bang which compelled me to keep reading, however, as the story progressed it lost its momentum. So instead of the fast paced, action packed and romantic story I was expecting what I got was a story that was slow and the romance was non-existent. There were, however, some redeeming qualities. What I liked about this book was the author’s unique take on vampires.
Based on the synopsis the focus of this story is on Sherry Carne and Basileios Argeneau. Sherry is a successful businesswoman whose life has been turned upside down the day she learned that vampires do exist. It was further complicated when it was brought to her attention that one of them was her life mate. I was a little confused about her reaction to the situation. One minute she was questioning everything and the next she seemed to be ok with all that was happening.
Everything happened quickly, even the manner in which the villain was dispatched. The story felt rushed. It was as if the author was more concerned with closure rather than quality.
It’s probably best you read it for yourself and form your own opinion. For me it was just an average read.
I received a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.