No one believed me until I met some new friends, who promised to help me get justice.
But nothing prepared me for Marcus Varik.
Tall, dark, and mind-numbingly sexy.
But he’s also shy, protective, and adorably eccentric.
Oh God, I should have never agreed to betray him.
Hopefully, it's not too late ...more
I absolutely love paranormal romances and Vampires...yeah they are definitely my kryptonite. All that hot dark and broody ?? Count me in !! Knowing there are 3 more vampire brothers and that they are getting their own book ?? Hell yeah !!
This story sucked me in from the very first page. I was at the edge of my seat trying to find out more. The mystery and suspense were very well done and it kept me entertained from beginning to end.
The romance between Marcus and Ethan was a bit on the...more
Thoroughly jam-packed with all the things I love to read in a paranormal - great world-building, compelling characters, actual repercussions for actions taken, seriously hot and sexy creatures of the night and two men I was rooting for from the start.
That Marcus has three equally interesting and complex brothers who will also be getting the spotlight shone on them was only the start of the bonus treats from this wonderful ...more
Jocelynn Drake knows how to write a good page turner, but I'll admit, it took me a little longer than I would have liked to get into the story, and part of that was my only real complaint: it felt like a lot got skipped on page.
In particular, for me, the romance between Marcus and Ethan felt rushed and incomplete because they move into the "I love you's" and I wou ...more
The first chapter was enigmatic but intriguing, a brother willing to become vampire for the sake of family, particularly his mother.
The next chapter was very good, Ethan's whole family, his mother, father, and two sisters are killed by cruel vampires as he listened on, hiding in a wall cavity. I was onboa ...more
In Claiming Marcus , Jocelynn Drake is expanding in the known Vampire Folklore by creating her own MM, brand of lore and vampires.
I loved the world building , the fresh and intriguing plot , the heroes , the hot AF sexy times, low angst and the exciting action adventure aspects of the story.
Claiming Marcus is an entertaining and awesome read . It kept me engaged and invested in it's outcome from the first page to the last.
What a great first installment to a new series by the always wonderful Jocelynn Drake. We had gotten assassins with hearts of gold and now we've got vampires with hearts of gold and I love it.
The book starts off in 1843, where Marcus Verik, the oldest of 4 brothers, is in his families living room, and then we meet his two twin brothers, Bel and Rafe, who aren't identical but similar enough in appearance - and couldn't be more different personality wise. And then the youn ...more
Ethan’s whole family was taken from him by vampires. He agrees to spy on Marcus for a human group that wants to kill the Varik brothers. When he gets a job as Marcus’s assistant it doesn’t take him long to realize the group had lied to him. His feelings for Marcus soon become so strong that he decides he needs to tell him the truth of why he is there. Unfortunately he’s to late and his secret is discovered.
The author h ...more
Even better? I liked it.
I loved the four brothers. I was into the politics, the world building and all the setups for the future books. I'm anxious to read more.
There were a few or more times where I felt I had missed something or it happened but I never knew it happened, little holes here and there that threw me out of ...more
Honestly, after the first chapter, seeing how his family was slaughtered, I'd of expected Ethan's older self to be a hardened, cold vampire hunter. Imagine the amazing surprise to see a sweet, gentle young man,with a heart of gold. Yes,he's still hurting and searching for revenge,but that doesn't mean he's blind to the fact that vampires could also be good.
Ethan certainly wasn't ready to be utterly fasc ...more
So, I’m not a fan of paranormal. Not even a little bit, but, I haven’t read a story by Ms. Drake that I haven’t been so enamored with and this one was no different. I might have to take a dive into vampire romance, I fear I’ve been missin out!
So, in this one, we see Ethan as a child, when we witness his family being murdered by something he thought was only folklore and urban legends. Seeing his family torn to bits as well as his neighbors in the the apartment complex, hearing ...more
Ethan and Marcus worked well together and it was nice to see them building their relationship but at the same time navigating everything that comes with being a h ...more
Ethan is lost and alone in the world and even though Marcus has a family, he is also very lonely. They are like magnets. The attraction and chemistry is there. This is a slow burn but a very satisfying sexy book. The adventure and mythology part of the story is very interesting and engrossing.
Now the waiting in book 2 (Rafe’s book) is going to so hard!
Vampire Romance books are what life is made of. I am a huge Vamp reader and was incredibly excited to see one of my authors wrote one. Then writing was AMAZING, as always. I thoroughly enjoyed getting know the different Varik brothers and their personalities.
Vampire meets cute boy but cute boy hates vampires....What could possibly go wrong? Hahahahaha....Claiming Marcus was sweet, sexy and at times worrisome. You just didn't know how the story would play out.
I cant wai ...more
Ethan's childhood was destroyed when vamp ...more
Marcus Varik was the oldest of four brothers, and now he's a vampire. I am pretty curious about his brothers and their own stories, especially about Rafe. There was something about his attitude and cheekiness that made me like him the most.
Ethan was determined to gather intel on Marcus and his brothers, because his own family was killed years ago by vampires. The only thing he wanted was revenge.
When Ethan meets Marcus, everything he believed about vampires i ...more
Claiming Marcus starts The Lords of Discord series about four vampire brothers. This first book focuses on the oldest, Marcus, but also introduces the other three brothers as well. It started out interesting with Marcus and the family having to move and Marcus needing an assistant to help with that. Ethan was left an orphan at a young age when a vampire killed his entire family and he has never forgotten and the need for revenge has never quieted. He falls in with ...more
When Ethan and Marcus first meet and begin working together, I wa ...more
I loved the first third of the book. LOVED. Ethan was driven to revenge 16 years after his entire apartment building, including his family, was slaughtered by vampires. Hired by Marcus Varik, a vampire, he hoped to get confirmation of which vampire murdered his family, then end them. Instead, he found the Varik family to be int ...more
Ethan’s family was slaughtered by vampires. He never forgot that terrible night. He even saw the face of one as he was hiding, hearing the screams of his family. He vowed to help take them down. The only trouble is that his mark is his newest employer, Marcus Varik. As he works for him, he gets confused. Marcus doesn’t act the way that he would expect from his previous experience w ...more
I love paranormal romance, and I love to read about sexy vampires, and all the exciting things they can do with their fangs.
This new series has a family of four brothers, who have stuck together over a hundred years. Each one has a different personality, and all share the bond of brotherhood.
The oldest brother is Marcus Varik, and his story begins the series. He hires Ethan Colin to be his personal assistant. What Marcus doesn't know ...more
This is one of the best vampire books that I've read in a long time. Scenes are happening with danger, love and much more that k ...more
This former Kentucky girl has moved up, ...more