"Will either one just lead to another broken heart? Should she run the other way from them both and just enjoy the cruise? But before Jane can decide, the ship is attacked by modern day pirates. Unlike the pirates of old, these guys are vampires and are more interested in human treasure than gold and jewels."
Phoenix and Lover Boy
Pages: 180 pages
Publisher: Self Published on June 2012
Form: E-book (from tour for an honest review)
Genre: Paranormal Romance Thriller
Series: Steamy Voyages #1
Amazon: Buy / $3.44 (Kindle) ( EU price, click to see yours )
Barnes & Noble: Buy / $2.99 (Nook)
Smashwords: Buy / $0.99 (E-book)
"Pretty Jane O'Doherty always chooses the wrong kind of guys. Her specialty seems to be guys who have serious flaws and who break her heart. Her last breakup was a year ago and still she can hear his final words, "I'm sorry, Jane. I've found someone else."
A 30-day cruise through the exotic Indonesian Islands with a little unusual adventure with her best friend seems like the perfect distraction to mend her broken heart.
On board, she meets rich and devastatingly gorgeous Nick, who attracts women in droves to the possibility of a fantasy romance. And she meets Peter, who is a cute geek with puppy dog eyes, who is obviously totally enamored with her.
Will either one just lead to another broken heart? Should she run the other way from them both and just enjoy the cruise?
But before Jane can decide, the ship is attacked by modern day pirates. Unlike the pirates of old, these guys are vampires and are more interested in human treasure than gold and jewels.
They take over the ship and take twelve women hostage.
However handsome pirate leader—with eerie chalk-white skin, and red eyes, also has another agenda – he is looking for a special prize. He wants a woman for his mate and queen.
This creature is not your usual handsome, sexy vampire hero. No. He is evil . . . very evil and extremely vicious. Jane catches his eye, but she, along with Nick and Peter, manage to escape in a lifeboat and onto the open sea. They drift for fourteen days before finally finding an island.
But the fates are cruel. Soon the suspense and the horror of the occult begin when the island turns out to be the lair of the vampires." ~ From Goodreads
The Pirates of Vampire Island is one fun adventure! Escape from a luxury yacht to desolate island is bound to be entertaining but when you add in pirates in the form of vampires you get a really great book. The plot is fun, exciting and has some thriller elements that make it little dark at times, in a very good way.
The characters in The Pirates of Vampire Island are a bunch of characters. Each a very potent style of character in the comical way that reads nice and funny but gives a lot to the plot and feel of the book. Jane was in first person and seemed nice and normal compared to Nick, a Greek playboy, obnoxious yet stunningly gorgeous, Peter, a shy guy turned leader when things get rough and Leon a little crazy, gorgeous, fan of the military vampire. I think I liked Peter the most, thinking from where he started to what he ended up as.
Now about the cover, it almost prevented me from picking this baby up - and to think what I would have missed! It doesn't really promote the book. It looks bit homemade, and with a adventure story it really needs more.
You'll be wanting to pick this book up if... you love action, adventure, Indian oceans and deserted island and little bit of romance.