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Awaiting the Night (Awaiting #2)

3.41 of 5 stars 3.41  ·  rating details  ·  39 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Alarmed by the wolves that haunt her dreams, beautiful Melisande Davidovich can't help but be intrigued by the handsome Count Kazimir Vasilov, who's appeared at Wolfram Castle. When her life is endangered by a madman, Vasilov must find a way to save her without awakening the disaster an ancient legend portends. Original.
Paperback, 336 pages
Published November 7th 2006 by Berkley
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Erin ~ (It's October, time for creepy books)
After enjoying the first book in the series, Awaiting the Moon, so much, I was anxious to try another wolf-related story on for size. Sadly I didn't enjoy this one as much, only gathering much interest in the second half.

The story focuses on Melisande Daviodvich, a woman well-tuned to the way of herbal healing, who lives at Wolfram castle. Count Nikolas and his new wife Elizabeth have taken a trip to get care for his ailing sister ( as a wrap-up to the previous story), leaving Melisande, Christo...more
A weaker follow-up to the first book in the series. The heroine is sort of generically sweet, only showing signs of a spine in the last part of the book. The hero is sullen and angsty, but it's cool--they feel one of those "instant connections" that romance writers depressingly often substitute for character development. The plot lacks the dysfunctional aristocratic family drama that helped to make Awaiting the Moon so enjoyable, and the climax feels rushed. Finally, the editing is noticeably sl...more
Amarilli Settantatre
Awaiting 2. Gradevole, anche se non allo stesso livello del primo.
Continua a piacermi quest'atmosfera cupa e carica di presagi, e mi piace che finalmente i lupi mannari siano bestie selvagge e impetuose, facili preda del loro istinto,e quindi ben lontani dai lupi-barzelletta allo zucchero filato stile Twilight.

Però avrei voluto più spazio per Melisande e il suo sfregiato conte russo; invece, sono praticamente soffocati tra nemici, parenti e comprimari vari, ciascuno col suo fardello di segreti...more
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