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Blood Avenged

(Sons of Navarus #1)

3.58  ·  Rating details ·  1,212 ratings  ·  161 reviews
Begin the series today with Blood Avenged and follow the action, suspense, and romance of each of the Sons of Navarus as they march toward a final showdown with their enemies...

"When you put a character like Vasilije in a beautifully written story like Blood Avenged you score an instant hit. I can't wait to read more from Ms. Bisset!"
--5 stars Just Erotic Romance Reviews
Kindle Edition, 254 pages
Published December 10th 2013 by Copper Key Media LLC (first published January 1st 2011)
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Lady Raven RAVE! / for book lovers and readers.

Vasilije is vampire who answers to no one and does as he pleases. This produces one of his own to be killed. On a quest for revenge in New Orleans, Vasilije, crosses path with Sasa, who could be his downfall.

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Bravo to the author, Gabrielle Bisset, on what was the most anticipated conclusion to a fascinating villain, and the beginning, to what I can predict to be a great start t
Sep 27, 2012 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
The things that did not work for me in this book:
(Contains spoilers and direct quotations)
The hero:
Vasilije is a 400yo vampire whom we first meet in the prequel to this series. He is arrogant, hedonistic and a bit villainous and it worked for me then. However, the same characteristics do not endear him to me when he is elevated to the hero status in this book. For over hundreds of years he’s main focus been making vampires
” Did you make him into vampire? Why?
I am a vampire, love. It’s what w
Megan Riverina Romantics/Meggerfly
4.5 stars
4/5 Hotness Rating

Oh. My. Goodness!!!!! This is the hottest book of Gabrielle Bisset's that I've read yet! Vasilije is a positively hedonistic being and I couldn't get enough of him!

A while back I read a book called Vampire Dreams. While I enjoyed the leading couple, the character that really snagged my attention was Vasilije, Brandon's sire. He was totally in control and the power just radiated off him. Apparently I wasn't the only one interested in Vasilije because Gabriel Bisset wro
Ronda  Tutt
Dec 12, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Exciting and Hypnotizing!

Wow what a great story filled with excitement at every turn of the page. A story filled with the drama within a vampire world between America ways and England’s old world ways. Usually we read about the hunt between human and vampire but not in this twist of a story. Here we have vampires hunting and killing their own kind for power, revenge, hate, jealousy, and for love.

I was totally glued to the story, the characters are well connected, and you can literally feel thei
Review to come. I'm off to bed:D
Talina Perkins
Feb 08, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: must-recommend
(4.5 Star Top Pick for Night Owl Reviews ~ reviewed by Talina Perkins)

First Lines:

The beat of the music slammed into his body like crushing blows from an angry attacker, each note reverberating in his bones. He sat perfectly still and let the beat thrum through him as he picked up the seductive scent wafting across the crowded room, carried by a thick cloud of cigarette smoke. Undetected by all but him, its subtle sweetness teased his nose with a promise of what was to come.


Vasilije answe
I loved this book and am excited that it's a new series. I will say this upfront, this is very erotic stuff so if you are not looking for a generous helping of cayenne heat, keep moving. I am not sure where I found this other than it was mentioned on a blog. I am going to have to pay more attention to that detail in the future.

The bold hand Ms. Bisset commanded in creating the hero, Vasilije was pure magic. He is an Alpha male that was not looking to become a hero or to fall in love with our he
Blood Avenged is a sexy vampire novel that started off with a lot of promise. Vasilije is a vampire set on revenge. He is dark and sexy and doesn't care about or follow the rules. For me, all that changes once he's in New Orleans and meets Sasa. Once he's fully wrapped up in her, the sex appeal waned. I wanted Vasilije to be utterly and totally ruthless and I didn't get that from him.

If you're looking for hot sex, then you will definitely find it in Blood Avenged. The hot sex is what kept me rea
A.R. Von
Jun 24, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An OMG amazing erotic vampire novel by Gabrielle Bisset that's guaranteed to keep your interest as if it's the first vampire story you've ever read! I highly recommend it to be read by any and all fans of vampires (especially if you like the good looking alpha types).

Sasa has not been able to have much of a life since her mother's illness. She has no social life what-so-ever and basically revolves ALL around her mother. That is until she makes a deal with a female vampire to help her save her mo
Liz at Fictional Candy
Apr 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: vampire
This story I had everything I want to see in a vampire story, it was fantastic. This is the story of Vasilije, a vampire who is hundreds of years old. In the society of vampires it is illegal to sire new vampires without the permission of your sire. In fact, its impossible to do a lot of things without your sire’s permission. That’s why Vasilije is different, he no longer has a sire. With no sire left on this Earth, he is able to make his own decisions about everything. And he decides he wants t ...more
Edwina " I LoveBooks" "Deb"
Blood Avenged was just ok I didn't dislike and I didn't really like. The story has no depth of character. The world in which the vampire Vasilije and Sasa are living has no depth its just says they are in Louisiana. Ok what did the place look like? what kind of clothes? were they wearing or what color in the furniture? Something to give it a surrounding. The Vampires have no real paranormal abilities. Yeah they can vanish they can enthrall, but thats it. There is noting to set them apart. There' ...more
Nookmom (Courtney)
This was my first novel by this author and I will definitely be reading more by her. Vasilijie is everything I look for in a vampire. He makes no excuses for his behavior. He is what he is and enjoys every minute of it. This story is fast paced and doesn't waste any time with extra "fluff". Sasa was put in a terrible situation when all she wanted to do was save her mom. She's pulled into Tatiana's plot for revenge without knowing the true implications. The author wastes no time jumping right in ...more
Sep 04, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
WOW!!! After reading this book that's the only word I can come up with. ;)

This book was great and I absolutely LOVE Vasilije!! He is hot, sexy, and everything a woman hopes for in a vampire. The story and world that Gabrielle creates in this book is one that I deeply enjoyed. It is great to find a series where the vampires are strong, sexy, dark, powerful, erotic, and preferably don't sparkle. ;)

I am so excited for the next book in the series "Blood Betrayed", and I've already purchased it. I
Jun 28, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Absolutely amazing series. This is the first book of 8 in a continuing series. I highly recommend this series to everyone.

This kept my interest from beginning to end. Hot Alpha Vamps that are loving and protective of their mates while fighting off the ones that threaten all of the "Sons" existence. The story will leave you breathless and panting for more. Cannot wait for the next in this series!!
Bethyboo ღ The Book Addict ღ
I'm not even sure what to say about this book. I was so glad when i was able to finally finish it. Sasa annoyed the ever living hell out of me. I mean really girl? You didn't think getting involved with Vampires was a bad idea? Just the idea that she thought her Mama would be fine made me roll my eyes. Vasilije was just lame, for lack of a better term. The plot dragged and it wasn't interesting for me.
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DNF - made me gag, lots. Not really something I'm after in a book to help me wind down after work!
I'm always interested in trying new-to-me authors and their books which hopefully will become a new favorite author who has introduced me to a new character or new creative make-believe world. While this book offered a decent general plot and I liked where it was going with some of the characters, I just couldn't seem to feel a strong connection.

The story opens in present day London with an older vampire, Vasilijie, cruising a bar for some new blood. He has spotted a human he thinks will be a gr
Heather Book Savvy Babe
3.5 of 5 Stars

Blood Avenged is a vampire story that caught my interest with sizzling romance, a vampire brotherhood, and a feud activated.

Vasilijie is an old, unsatisfied vampire who continually creates new vampires. It seems that he sires new vampires out of boredom. When Vasilijie turns a vampire who belongs to someone else, his enemy Tatiana vows to get revenge and kills one of Vasilijie's vampires in return. Tatiana does not work alone, she coerces a human empath, Sasa, into helping her. Sa
Jun 10, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindle-read
As this is the first book in the Sons of Navarus series this story is excellent. It kept my interest throughout the whole book and I did not want to put it down. If you love to read paranormal romance then you really need to read this book.

Sasa Lambert is an empath who has watched her mother suffer with pain daily and has done whatever she can to try to ease whatever pain she can, including giving her potions from the local Voodoo Priestess. Coming up with the money is becoming harder as time pa
Μαρία Γεωργοπούλου
What can I say about this book? When I started reading it I thought that it would be another usual paranormal romance, more erotic, but the same as many others. I’m glad I was wrong! I enjoyed this book very much and I have to say that it contains the best erotic scene I’ve ever read in a paranormal romance!

The story is about Vasilije and Sasa. He is the definition of a vampire: sexy, arrogant and dangerous. She is a simple woman who will do anything about her mother and who is kind of insecure
Blood avenged is not just another vampire novel! I read a LOT of paranormal romance books and this is on my list to read again. I was completely taken in from the start!

Vasilije is a 400 year old vampire who's sire was killed in an act of vengeance and jealousy. With his sire gone, he has nobody to answer to. He has lived for centuries doing what he pleases. He has sired many of his own vampires in that time, so when he turned another young man, it was really no different then any other time. Th
Karen Roma
Jan 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Vampire Lovers
Vasilije is known for his less than honourable ways among his brethren. He is manipulative, powerful, answers to no one, and seeks his pleasure above all else.
When tragedy strikes at his very heart, Vasilije is hell bent on revenge and nothing will stand in his way.
Vasilije heads to New Orleans with murder in his sights, but he is not prepared for his encounter with the lovely Sasa and the potent effect she has on not only his body, but his emotions.
Vasilije has seduced hundreds of women in his
Jun 06, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this book and am ready to carry on reading the next in the series iI loved every aspect of the book from the main characters relationship as it bloom's to their rather erotic and exploring sexual encounter's which leave you all hot under the collar.

There is a war coming and now the Son's of Navarus have gathered and will protect their race till the death it is only a matter of time

the ending part is just getting better ready to carry cover over to the next book, i would highly recommend
Priscilla Robinson
Nov 28, 2014 rated it really liked it
The ending increased its star rating

The book itself was good, the characters were diverse and intriguing. I just wasn't in love with the plot. It seemed shallow. I found my mind wandering trying to figure out how it could carry a series. Then all of a sudden the storyline had depth and a plot that made it more of a series than a standalone. I also love that that V and Sasa (while still may be important in other books I have to continue reading to be sure) storyline is complete making room for a
Ericka Spivey
Aug 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was the first in the series "The Sons of Navarus". Just a warning if you don't like awesome, hot and steamy scenes, this is not for you. But if you love that, I highly recommend Blood Avenged. My interest was held throughout the entire book and left me wanting lots more. Vasilije is a strong, dominant and arrogant vampire. His story is fast paced and hardly slows down. There are twists and turns that you will never expect. I'm looking forward to the rest of the series. Blood Avenged was a g ...more
Dana Alma
Jan 10, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Impassioned! Raw! Salacious! Blood Avenged by Gabrielle Bisset was one seductive read. From the very beginning readers will be given a taste of what made this book an erotic winner. This story of lust, revenge, and ultimately love never had a dull moment. Vasilije portrays the master vampire in a very magnetic way, and readers will be turning the pages to learn more. Great read, I hope to read more from Ms. Bisset!
Aug 19, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

As the first book in the sons of naravus series. I loved the pace the steamy sex scene. The characters are full of emotions from love to jealousy. Gabrielle Bisset sure knows how to heat up a persons imagination and say pick me. Very sexy read from beginning to end I can't wait to read blood betrayed the second novel in series. Definitely a two thumbs up.
April   ♥"LOS" ♥
I really enjoyed this book and look forward to reading the rest of the series. Luckily, I bought the box set so I can jump right into book 2!
Sultan * Baby Mama Smut-a-teer*
Wow awesome hot short about a sexy vampire and his lady. Loved how sexy vasilije was. And how sasa came to be his fabulous love.
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