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Blood Moon (Blood Moon #1)

3.59  ·  Rating Details ·  275 Ratings  ·  26 Reviews
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THEIR DARK CURSE Jon Hyde-White was changed. Neither his horse nor his dog trusted him any longer, and with good cause; the transformation was almost complete. Soon he would cease to be an earl's second son and become a ravening monster. Already lust grew, begging him to drink, to devour, to swallow in great gulps hot blood from every opales

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Mass Market Paperback, 357 pages
Published March 1st 2007 by Love Spell (first published February 27th 2007)
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JBradford
Feb 04, 2009 JBradford rated it did not like it
I am not sure which of my daughters fostered this onto me by leaving it at the cottage -- or it may be that I picked it up from the clubhouse lending shelves during one of the Wednesday morning coffees this past summer. Note that I gave it a rating of one star; that is because thee is no way to give it a zero and have it be listed. This definitely is one of the worst books I have ever read, and it comes to me as a great shock that Dawn Thompson has so many published books to her credit. I read i ...more
Leeanne Grant
Jul 07, 2008 Leeanne Grant rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: old style vampire fans
Jon Hyde-White has been infected by the bite of a vampire, Sebastian. Each night he hungers for blood, but he most not give innto the thirst or he himself will become like Sebastian. He especially wants to put the bit eon his beautiful fiance, Cassandra Trope, for she would be the sweetest blood of all.

The only hope to save him is to go through the Blood Moon ritual. To do this they must travel to the Carpathian Mountains. Having no understanding how what is happening to Jon, they are blessed w
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jD
Nov 05, 2010 jD rated it really liked it
I read this book last year and did not recall the name of it. I was considering reading another book by Dawn Thompson when I discovered this one and the second one of this series. Ms. Thompson has passed on but her work was excellent. This is not a typical romance and should not be read at night. Extremely dark and creepy.
Mary
Feb 17, 2011 Mary rated it it was amazing
very good book, hard time putting it down and the love story between jon and cassandra is WOW ...cant wait for the next one
Andrea
May 16, 2010 Andrea rated it really liked it
Shelves: favorites
This was a well wriiten story and I really enjoyed it. I do reconmed this for a wonderful read.
Sarah
Apr 14, 2008 Sarah rated it did not like it
This book was a disappointment overall. It had some great reviews on Amazon, and that's why I bought it and ended up having to force myself to finish it. The concept was good, but I found the prose to be boring overall. I rarely have a difficult time finishing a book but this one took me a while.

The relationship between the main characters was lacking. The author didn't give me much reason as to why these two were in love with eachother. The reader is just left to take for granted that they lov
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Francis
Jan 13, 2013 Francis rated it really liked it
Amazing book. Really liked it, though its a little longer than necessary. Anyway, great story. ...more
Phoenix
Jun 20, 2013 Phoenix rated it liked it
Shelves: owned
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Angel
Jan 29, 2016 Angel rated it did not like it
I didn't finish this because i couldn't get past what a prat Cassandra was. I even skipped ahead hoping she got better. Mostly what drove me crazy was her insistence that Jon tell her everything about what was going on, but then she didn't tell him about her 'dreams' and tricked him into feeding from her. Not a big fan. The plot seemed good and i liked Jon and Milosh but couldn't stand her.
Tara Hall
Jun 11, 2013 Tara Hall rated it liked it
This is a standard vampire romance with a touch of predictable suspense. An engaged couple is fighting turning vampire after being attacked by a bad vampire, and of course must fight their lust for one another along with their lust for blood. Elaborate rituals to undo their partially vampiric state ensue, complete with gypsies harboring secret knowledge they don't want to share. HEA.

Spoiler alert!: If you like a vampire romance with a lot of "He wanted her blood, her sweet precious blood....no
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Gothicromantic
Jul 14, 2014 Gothicromantic rated it really liked it
This novel deserves much better than fake reviews in Amazon. Unlike most paranormal "romances" - like rubbish from grotesquely overrated Sherrilyn Kenyon - this story is helped by atmospheric Gothic trappings.
Lucinda
Mar 24, 2015 Lucinda rated it liked it
Shelves: vampires
Wow, read this ages (like middle school ages) ago. Was rather scadalized. I was into vampires and just bought a bunch of books that had vamoirey covers. XD
Monica
Apr 06, 2014 Monica rated it really liked it
A good read. I enjoyed the plot and the characters. I would definitely recommend this book to my friends.
Cookiemakermom
Nov 15, 2011 Cookiemakermom rated it liked it
Boring in the beginning, I actually stopped reading and went on to something else, but I did come back to it a few weeks later. I got more into it the second try. It was ok. Good concept but the writing and relationships were not very thorough, always making me feel like something was missing. I kept reading hoping the voids would be filled, but the writing style never really improved. It just didn't flow well and believability within the story was not strong or consistent. I liked it well enoug ...more
Kim
Oct 24, 2015 Kim rated it it was ok
Recommended to Kim by: sara stephens
couldn't really get into this book. i'm not into vampire romances
Terri
Jul 02, 2012 Terri rated it did not like it
Finally, finished this book. This read took me forever, atleast it felt like it. The worse part for me was the fact that the story took place in England, the year.....1811. I just couldn't get into it and didn't follow it very well. Plus the two main characters, Jon and Cassandra were just a bit wishy-washy and whiney for me. Not much else to say but will add I did have one part that I actually enjoyed. The first time Cassandra (a vampir) shape-shifted it was into a tiny little kitten. I giggled ...more
Bridget
Jan 28, 2011 Bridget rated it really liked it
Shelves: paranormel
I almost quit reading it, as the book begins with a confusing story. But I stuck it out and ended up loving it. The scenario differs from most of this genre (vampires) in that the initial "infection" may not lead to total involvement. The key characters, a young couple both infected by an evil vampire of much strength, who struggle through the unknown to arrive in the Carpathian Mountains, where they find a kind of relief - still vampir but not undead, now committed to hunting those who have pas ...more
Ginger
Jun 16, 2012 Ginger rated it did not like it
Shelves: paranormal
I didn't finish reading this book. My main issue was the author's repetitiveness. She says one thing through one character, then repeats that same thing with another character, and then repeats it again from a different character. I remember yelling at the book, "I know that already get on with the story!" I didn't get on with this story at all!
Christine
Feb 01, 2012 Christine rated it really liked it
Desrves much better than infamy over fake reviews in Amazon. Unlike other reviewer in that place, I found this better than quite anemic books by Nora Roberts or Kresley Cole. Like the cover, this is gorgeously Romantic and Gothic setting-wise, but on the downside, writing lacks "wow" effect of some real 19th century vampire classics. 3,5/5.
Dorsi
Dec 31, 2009 Dorsi rated it it was ok
This was an okay fast read for me. Not bad, but not great either. It was very easy to follow as there were very few characters. Typical unremarkable vampire love story. The characters & story line were average & not very memorable. Good beach read. The cover is awesome and the best thing about this book!
Stacie
Jan 25, 2008 Stacie added it
This one was okay but I found myself skipping sections to be done. It was mostly about a man and woman being turned into vampires. They are on a quest to stop it.They travel to Moldavia to a secret brotherhood to participate in an ancient ritual that they hope will reverse the curse.
Cher
May 11, 2009 Cher rated it did not like it
Horrible failed attempt to write a Victorian thriller. Remote voice served only to further flatten the two-D characters. Just awful.
Alta
Mar 02, 2009 Alta marked it as to-read
Having a hard time getting into this one, maybe later, when I'm in a different mood it will be better.
Katherine
Oct 19, 2013 Katherine rated it did not like it
Shelves: hopeless
I tried reading the book. I really did. The story sounded interesting. I just did not get into it.
Mell
Jan 18, 2014 Mell rated it did not like it
Found this to be rather corny- did not enjoy. It was like a bad victorian gothic novel.
Sara
Feb 20, 2011 Sara rated it did not like it
Shelves: abandoned, vamp-smut
So boring I couldn't finish it.
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Dawn Thompson was a regular columnist featured in women’s special interest publications world and nationwide for over thirty years, one of which CROCHET WORLD, published by House of White Birches, since its inception over twenty-five years ago. She was an award-winning poet, artist, and needlework designer and illustrator, specializing in vintage concepts for today’s woman.

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