Dark Song (Dark Carpathian) book 34 by Christine Feehan
Two Carpathians find hope in the bond that ties their souls in this passionate novel in Christine Feehan’s #1 New York Times bestselling series.
Stolen from her home at a young age and tormented for centuries, Elisabeta Trigovise is scared to show herself to anyone. Even though she has been rescued and is now safe within the Carpathian compound, she has lived in fear for so long she has no idea how to survive without it. She wants to answer the siren call of her lifemate – but the very thought terrifies her.
Before he found Elisabeta, Ferro Arany was an ancient warrior without emotion. Now that his senses have come alive, he knows it will take more than kind words and soft touches to convince the fractured woman that they are partners, not master and prisoner. For now, he will give her his strength until she finds hers, allowing the steady rhythm of his heart to soothe Elisabeta’s fragile soul.
But even as she learns to stand on her own, the vampire who kept her captive is desperate to claim her again, threatening the song Elisabeta and Ferro are writing together.
• BOOK #1: DARK PRINCE
• BOOK #2: DARK DESIRE
• BOOK #3: DARK GOLD
• BOOK #4: DARK MAGIC
• BOOK #5: DARK CHALLENGE
• BOOK #6: DARK FIRE
• BOOK #7: AFTER TWILIGHT: Dark Dream
• BOOK #7: DARK DREAMERS: Dark Dream
• BOOK #8: DARK LEGEND
• BOOK #9: DARK GUARDIAN
• BOOK #10: DARK SYMPHONY
• BOOK #11: THE ONLY ONE: Dark Descent
• BOOK #12: DARK MELODY
• BOOK #13: DARK DESTINY
• BOOK #14: HOT BLOODED: Dark Hunger
• BOOK #14: DARKEST AT DAWN: Dark Hunger
• BOOK #14: DARK HUNGER (Manga)
• BOOK #15: DARK SECRET
• BOOK #15 DARKEST AT DAWN: Dark Secret
• BOOK #16: DARK DEMON
• BOOK #17: DARK CELEBRATION
• BOOK #18: DARK POSSESSION
• BOOK #19: DARK CURSE
• BOOK #20: DARK SLAYER
• BOOK #21: DARK PERIL
• BOOK #22: DARK PREDATOR
• BOOK #23: DARK STORM
• BOOK #24: DARK LYCAN
• BOOK #25: DARK WOLF
• BOOK #26: DARK BLOOD
• BOOK #27: DARK CRIME
• BOOK #28: DARK GHOST
• BOOK #29: DARK PROMISES
• BOOK #30: DARK CAROUSEL
• BOOK #31: DARK LEGACY
• BOOK #32: DARK SENTINEL
• BOOK #33: DARK ILLUSION
• BOOK #34: DARK SONG
Publication date 1/9/2020
Where do I start? Do I say that this has to be one of her better ones in a long time?
It felt like she’d lost her way for a while. But this book put her back on track, we now have a storyline to follow (nope can’t tell you)
Do I mention the fight scenes were amazing (if a little short in places) Do I tell you I loved Ferro and Elisabeta. They were perfect for one another?
Do I tell you that I devoured this book in almost one sitting?
We I did and I will.
Ferro has been in the last few books, he’s an ancient, and I don’t mean old, I mean ancient, older than dirt, he’s older than almost all of the Carpathian’s alive!
He wears a tattoo, in fact several (and it’s hard to tattoo a carpathian as they pretty much heal from most things) he swears to hold onto his honour for his people, he swears he will keep his honour for his lifemate. The ancients no longer feel anything, not even the darkness that waits for them (the darkness is the vampire waiting to take their soul) so if they turn, there will be no warning sign.
From the book Dark Crime, the ancients come into their own.
They are separate from the other Carpathians, they live in a monastery, praying daily and honing their battle skills, they cloistered themselves away to keep human and carpathians safe.
So from Dark Crime a new story emerges….
And now the ancients have a mission, they’ve been told they have lifemates out in the world waiting for them. And one by one they are finding them.
But they are coming into a new world, a works where technology is king. And lifemates aren’t just female Carpathians!
It’s been fun watching the ancients fall for their mates. But unlike most Carpathians, they seem to actually relish the challenge of modern women.
But Ferro doesn’t get a modern woman, he gets a bird trapped in a cage. A woman so cowed and scared that he doesn’t know if they will ever be a couple…..
Elisabeta was born to a normal Carpathian family, loved and cherished as all females of that race are.
Her gift like all females usual aid the race. She brings peace and calm to those who need it, older Carpathians would visit and she would soothe their soul.
Elisabeta but she was targeted by a close family friend to become his slave! Kept hidden from everyone for centuries! Verbally abused, beaten and tortured on a daily basis, until she complied with her master, she didn’t think for herself, she couldn’t, she wasn’t allowed to speak or move until told to!
But she had a spine of steel (even though she did to think so) being taught to be quiet, Elisabeta learned things that most Carpathian women wouldn’t have. Battle plans and strategy.
So the master in the end was degreased by his slave!
The story between Elisabeta and Ferro was lovely. He took his time with his new lifemate. Not really knowing how to handle her (but lifemates are put together for a reason) and they complemented one another. She didn’t want to be a modern woman, there was no way she would do battle with the vampires like some of the females demanded. And Ferro being an ancient didn’t know what to do with a modern woman anyway!
It was nice that we got a story and not endless pages of sex!
She needed a gentle hand and she got that with Ferro.
So where do we go from here? I’m hoping another great story with more battles and content.
It’s going to be a long wait as Ms Feehan only brings a Carpathian story out once a year!
So it’s back to the beginning, for me.
And possibly a trip back to the Carpathian Mountains for the ancients.
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