Eternal Kiss of Darkness
Author: Jeaniene Frost
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Series: Night Huntress World #2
Eternal Kiss of Darkness is the second book in Jeaniene Frost’s Night Huntress World. It follows the romance Mencheres (a side character from Frost’s main Night Huntress series) develops with Kira, a private investigator. Mencheres has grown weary of life and has started putting into action the means for him to commit vampire suicide. At least that’s his plan until Kira stumbles into his life.
This would have been a really boring book if it hadn’t been for Mencheres, and eventually Vlad popping up in the story. I felt Kira was way too “mary-sue” for Mencheres. I loved that she was portrayed as level headed and strong, but nothing about her was interesting. She selflessly devotes a large chunk of her income and time towards her dying sister, and has no emotional settings except for acceptance and concern. She found out vampires existed and was like “oh okay”. In fact, that was basically her reaction to everything in this book.
Other than that, the story was okay. I love a Chicago setting and a large chunk of the book takes place in that area. And the conflict between Mencheres and his uncle was interesting. I also really loved Mencheres’ penchant for water. I just really really wish that he had been paired with a more interesting female character.
I would recommend this to fans Frost’s Night Huntress series. But I think that without having a familiarity with the characters some of the charm of this story might be lost.
Other Reviews for the Series
- First Drop of Crimson (Night Huntress World #1)