Alexandra Keller is Chicago’s most brilliant reconstructive surgeon. Michael Cyprien is New Orleans’ most reclusive millionaire—and in desperate. If Angels Burn (Darkyn, book 1) by Lynn Viehl – book cover, description, publication history. Lynn Viehl (or Jessica Hall, or Gena Hale, or S. L. Viehl) manages to do something In the case of If Angels Burn it’s almost all for the better.
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And, just to be clear, there are not really angels which you might infer from the title.
If Angels Burn
Mar 26, Nichole DirrtyH rated it did not like it Shelves: Just making the fi guys generically evil doesn’t cut it. View all 10 comments.
To ask other readers questions about If Angels Burnplease sign up. I don’t mind strong female characters until the start thinking they know everything, are always right, and refuse to have buurn relationship with a man until he has crawled over hot coals and is begging at her feet for her to save them.
The Darkyn King Richard is a monster or is he? To them, the Darkyn are unholy and UnGodly. The author has great world building and an ability to twist your mind like a pretzel, but to solve it all in the end, anels it’s good: I mean, their dialogue usually iff something like this: A Time magazine article hailing her as being “speedy. The Knights Templar background was cheesy.
Others actually work with the Brethren for their own personal gain.
If Angels Burn (Darkyn #1) by Lynn Viehl
She is strong and resourceful. Yes, they are difficult to categorise, but it shouldn’t be such a problem. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. But because I am really particular about reading series in order, I picked this first book in the series up voehl.
I also enjoyed the story. Alexandra Keller is a surgeon who gets kidnapped to perform reconstructive surgery on the face of a reclusive millionaire, Michael Cyprien.
So much so that she fights it until circumstances force her to accept what shes become.
Jun 28, Tina rated it really liked it Shelves: View all 5 comments. However I really did not feel as this was a romance. Even as they travel in private jets and use technology, they still speak with an old world formality and intonations none of them call Alex a Doctor, they instead use the term “leech”view women from a 13th century perspective, and are alternately puzzled by and resentful of the 21st century.
Mass Market Paperbackpages. With a nod toward the fact that this is supposed to be a romance, Viehl lets Alex and Michael acknowledge their love in the end, but it is a fragile thing, almost uneasy. This is a vampire novel, as the Darkyns are vampires.
And the background of the Darkyn, they are Templar Knights who fought in the crusades, makes the persecution of the Brethren somewhat ironic. ViehlGena HaleJessica Hall. Get over your problems and move the hell on! I really wanted to like this book.
I kinda want to check out book 2, but I’m not all that press I’m kind of on the fence with this one.
Filled with bloodlust Cyprian bites the good Doctor thus infecting her with the vampire virus. Natch, Alexandra’s brother, John, gets mixed up with them. The dynamic of their relationship and the very painful pasts for them both, along with the separate but intertwined paths they continue take are fascinating. I kinda want to check out book 2, but I’m not all that pressed.
This is a verrrry complex story, and a very complex story told well. Didn’t do a plot synopsis, since that was already done well in a lot of other reviews. His job and his sanity are hanging in the balance.