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Vampire Heart

(Cursed Hearts #3)

4.34  ·  Rating details ·  157 ratings  ·  57 reviews
A Breathtaking MM Urban Fantasy

A war is brewing. Can they stop it? Or will they die trying?

Wade is finally aware of who he is.
Even if that comes with its own set of problems. And after a deadly attack, the secrets of the past are threatening to disrupt everything.

Caleb feels powerless.
After the events at the Tower Bridge his whole world is shaken up to its core. And h

Kindle Edition, 235 pages
Published January 31st 2020 by Rhys Writes Romance
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Apr 27, 2020 rated it really liked it
really enjoyable third book in this series ... and I want more
A new threat is in town, one who murder witches. The nightcrawlers decide to stop working with the witches leaving them alone and vulnerable.
After the revelation of Wade true natures, meaning a witch, Caleb tries to help him with his powers, but things are more difficult that what they thought, and with danger and death all around them, they need to find a way to stay alive at the end.
That’s it, the last adventure of Caleb and Wade is here.
After everything they’ve been through, they must fight a
I’m still thoroughly enjoying this series. This book picks up where the last left off, with Wade struggling with his new powers, and Caleb trying to deal with the new counsel in the face of everything the old counsel did in the previous books. There’s action from almost the very first page, and Caleb and Wade are, of course, right in the center of it. With new enemies and old, they’re constantly fighting for not only their lives, but the lives of all supernatural beings. Through it all, you can ...more
Virginia Lee
May 23, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
will things happen that can break their bond. this was a wonderful nail biting edge seat journey and cant wait to see what happen next with Caleb. do recommend reading in order
Karolina Cebula
Feb 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
"Vampire Heart" is the third installment of the series, with which I'm more and more crazy in love with each volume, that is "Blade & Dust" by Rhys Lawless. I admit that reading this series, I'm constantly delighted with the story presented by the author, but this time we get something even better than before. No wonder that reading this part we are completely engrossed in it and we follow the events presented here with bated breath. Believe me, it's impossible to put this book down, because it ...more
Jeydon Marshall

Vampire Heart takes off after the dreadful events at Tower Bridge in Demon Heart. The witches enlisted the help of the shifters to take down the dark council members and the demons they raised, leaving the shifters angry at the witch community for the losses they suffered on their end and the severe lack of compensation from the witches for their assistance. This leaves the supernatural community unbalanced and the witches unprotected when the vampires decide to go on a murder spree with witches
Jan 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is not a standalone, best if read after the previous two books of the Blade & Dust series.

One thing I've got to say, Rhys Lawless has been particularly mean to his protagonists, Wade and Caleb. Between the events of Demon Heart and Vampire Heart, the poor guys weren't offered that many opportunities to "release some tension" (if you get what I mean,lol). Scarcely some one on one time, because they're always in the middle of some kind of end of the world situation they have to take care of.
Feb 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing

Well, well, well, what a surprising beginning Rhys Lawless gives us. Evil threatens the fragile peace and the more we learn, the less we know. Everything is in flux and I wonder what the future holds, but we can always count on Caleb and Wade. I am floored how they will do anything, and I mean anything for each other. The bond they have is flat-out amazing. “He was my everything, and I was the luckiest man alive to have him.” They make me so happy and I’ve loved seeing their relationship de
Feb 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc-s
This is the third book in the Blade and Dust series and the books should be read in order b/c the characters and action are best understood as a continuing saga. All I have to say about this latest installment is Wow, the author really brought the suspense and action up a notch this time. Wade and Caleb are still together, but unfortunately never really have time to enjoy the whole “mated” thing, although they do manage to squeeze in a few sexy times 🔥🥰, b/c the big evil villain has found a new ...more
Apr 15, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a great addition to the series! There is plenty of emotion and turmoil as witches are threatened, the familiars back away, and the vampires attack. Caleb and Wade have to figure out what’s going on and find a way to overcome the evil. Expect some rough times and unexpected surprises as the guys struggle through, but also some sass, snark, and sexy times. These two characters love each other through and through and I couldn’t help but root for them and their friends to succeed. This is th ...more
May 05, 2020 rated it liked it
Wade and Caleb have to save the witches and kill Christian. Again. The new twist is that the vampires and the Nightcrawlers are no longer on their side. They’re kind of on strike, so they’re killing witches instead of defending them.

Politically, Caleb is being asked to be part of the new high council, but he’s not sure. Wade’s hands are full with trying to learn magic, but he can’t cast a spell to save his life, literally.

They split up to find Christian and try to talk with the vampires. Both
Feb 10, 2020 rated it liked it
This was a series I really enjoyed. The first book was my favorite and the second one was really good too. But this third book felt unfinished to me. I also wasn't sure how I felt about the development of Wade and Caleb. I loved their relationship, and I like that both MCs were strong and dominant. I'm not so sure about the pet names though. The sex scenes were meh. I skipped over those. I'm not really into calling someone "master" and spitting doesn't do anything for me. I don't mind kink, but ...more
Reading to Stay Awake
I have loved these books from the moment I started Killer Heart.

Full of snark, love, excitement, action, nightcrawlers, vampires, witches, demons, shifters, swords, spells, secret hidey holes, a regenerating baby, hot fornication, blood, electricity, there is something in this book to keep everyone glued to the edge of their seats right to the last page.

It's at the last that I have a problem with this book; it feels like it hasn't quite finished to me, as if there's more to come (not Daddy Hear
Amber Antus
Apr 16, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was so great, I loved watching Caleb and Wade's bond grow even stronger. Wade's struggles to cast spells was heart wrenching and I felt for him. I loved seeing the whole gang come back together to defeat their new enemy. The nightcrawler's abandoning the witches made my heart hurt while at the same time I could relate to how they felt after what happened at the Tower Bridge. I loved that Easton and Troy came back, their novella was such a great story and I was super happy to see them r ...more
Feb 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Great story

This third installment of the series was really really good.

It started slowly (ish) and very quickly took off at a fast pace that won't let you put the book down.

The story itself was very interesting and captivating, and, as it follows the events of the previous books, it closes a few open threads.

The love and relationship between Caleb and Wade deepened despite everything going on around them. I loved all the new characters coming to the front in this book.

It was a great book and the
May 14, 2020 rated it really liked it
Wade and Caleb just can't catch a break. There is more stuff for them to deal with. The witches are left vulnerable and of course now someone or something is preying on them. Caleb is trying to help Wade with what they have learned about Wade and help him deal with it. Wade and Caleb are going to have to face their worst fears if they want to survive and possibly have their happy ending. This book picks up right where the previous one left off and has action from the beginning. I love these char ...more
Juniper Greer-Ashe
Caleb and Wade return, as does the evil vampire/damphir Christian, with yet another world-imperiling scheme that sees the witches of London under attack from vampires. Add to that a revolt against the discriminatory hierarchy that places witches above the nightcrawlers who collaborate with and protect them, the fact that Wade’s still not quite got the hang of his powers, and assorted other dramatic and perilous twists (including a long lost relative who is, of course, in danger as well) and once ...more
Amanda D
Apr 13, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Continuation of a growing relationship

I am a fan of this series. I love how In each book the relationship between Wade and Caleb grows stronger as they face trials and tribulations. It is easy to root for the success of their relationship. The supporting characters are also well written with personalities and mannerisms that are consistent from one book to the next. The only thing that bothered me about this book is the reappearance, again, of Christian. While I understand he is a vital part of
Amy Stauffer
No rest for the wicked. No rest for anyone.

The action continues, and our main heroes are hanging in there, but things could definitely be better.

This was not my favorite book of the series, but it’s not a stark/drastic difference. Some things are resolved, but there’s still enough left to the story to continue, if the authors chooses.

This series, as a whole and individually, is fast paced and has you rooting for Wade and Caleb. It’s well written and still full of great characters. I’m definite
Apr 18, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Vampire Heart is a great addition to the Cursed Hearts series! This is the third book. When Caleb and Wade think they have defeated all the evil people, an enemy comes back, but now he's bent on destroying all magic and is using the other vampires to do it. The nightcrawlers are on strike because they want a say in what they do for the witches, and Wade and Winston find out that their dad is alive but is being held as a prisoner. The author has stated that this isn't the end for Caleb and Wade, ...more
Sarah Schuster
May 18, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved Wade and Caleb

Normally I try to write a review for each of the books I read, however I'm going to be honest here. I hate writing reviews. But I do it so the author can get the recognition they deserve for the books they work so hard to write.

I decided to wait until I finished reading this awesome M/M urban fantasy paranormal romance.

It was well written and parts of the trilogy had me thinking Twilight meets Supernatural.

And apparently I am a sucker for a good bonding ritual too, (even t
Feb 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This interesting series is becoming better as the story and Caleb and Wade’s relationship evolved. Action-packed, and intensely emotional, this book got me pretty frustrated and at edge throughout all the pages until the very end with all the bad and unilateral decisions and the danger our MCs suffered on it. I am happy that all finished well but this was the most difficult read in the series. Totally loved it!! I recommend to read it as part of the series for fully enjoyment.
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Jennifer  Pray-Smith
May 15, 2020 rated it really liked it
Wade and Caleb Sizzle

Read the whole series and highly recommend. The world and characters created are really exceptional. Love the relationship of the main characters and their romance is hot. Only reason not 5 stars is due to couple of the plot lines I felt were lacking like the same bad guy(bodywise) for all there books was too much. Caleb past just had too many major experiences that kept being referred to and if you can choose to get rid of an addiction then choose to get back just the memor
Noel A-W
Mar 27, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
We’re all going to die, or not, no we are, definitely, but...

This is a terrible book, because at some point, you get to the end, and it’s finished, and you think “now what do I do”. It’s got everything in the mix, danger, death, betrayal, love and lust, HEA, reconciliation, it defies simple explanation and certainly doesn’t fit in one tick box, the series of Blade & Dust have all been terrific, and impossible to put down, this conclusion is very satisfying, complicated and well thought through.
May 06, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc
I feel like if I write anything I may be giving spoilers away. This story includes Caleb & Wade, Hew & Winston, Troy & Easton, Ashton, Christian, Annabel, Nora and so many more. There are also new characters that are instrumental in making things happen. If you like witches, vampires and shifters you will like this book. The story includes, angst, drama, confrontation, obsession, warring factions, human kindness and love. Everything in this story keeps you guessing and the awesome adventures kee ...more
Belinda Zamora
Feb 13, 2020 rated it really liked it
Ahh, poor Wade and Caleb, they just can't seem to ever catch a break.
Their hard won peace and respite is annoyingly disturbed.
New threats abound along with the same ones they've been battling all along.
Action packed mystery and suspense that kept me on the edge of my seat and yearning for more because while this ends in a satisfactory HFN, I'm looking forward to them getting their very richly deserved HEA.
Apr 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Wade and Caleb have a bond that shouldn't be between two witches but it works for them. Though there are more questions than answers on how the bond works between them. As vampires are attacking witches, Wade and Caleb gather their friends, old and new, to fight against a familiar enemy.

As this world continues to expand, the stories are so incredible and full of life. I enjoy each facet of this world that is exposed in each book. I can't wait to see more.
May 20, 2020 rated it it was ok
DNF at 25% ... oh man i'm so so disappointed !

The first 2 book of the series was awesome! But this ...?! All the MC's turned to insecure little b@tch@s. To much ... the whining, the "i knew in the last book but now i have no idea about what's going on" etc.
Extremely repetitive, to much and long explications of the obvious, it's clear that this book was written for money making only ... unfortunately i can't recommend this one ... damn i'm disappointed!
Jun 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
Bringing Caleb's and Wade's crisis to resolution

Christian is the evil gift that just keeps on giving. He is again creating hate and turmoil in Wade's and Caleb's world. They and the other Nightcrawlers have to fight for their common survival. This book is the Blade & Dust trilogy's climax, but not the end of Caleb's and Wade's Story. There is still a lot of the plot line for Rhys to develop.
Apr 04, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An epic fight

Caleb and Wade have come quite a long way. It was a little nerve wracking watching everything come at these poor guys as they try to stop Christian again. Maybe this time he will actually stay dead! We are left wondering what will ultimately happen with the brothers’ father but this was overall a very nice ending to the series. (By the way, I want more stories with Alyssa in them!). These guys have been through so much, they have earned their HEA.
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Rhys Everly-Lawless is a hopeless romantic who loves happily-ever-afters.
Which would explain why he loves writing them.

When he's not passionately typing out his next book, you can find him cuddling his dog, feeding his husband, or taking long walks letting those plot bunnies breed ferociously in his head.

He writes contemporary gay romances as Rhys Everly and LGBTQ+ urban fantasy and paranormal rom

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