Captive: The Forbidden Side of Nightshade
The first adult novel set in the world of the New York Times bestselling Nightshade series, Captive delivers a steamy, forbidden romance between sworn enemies drawn together by an irrepressible desire. Twenty-five-year-old Tristan Doran enjoys a life of incredible power and privilege. As a direct... show more
The first adult novel set in the world of the New York Times bestselling Nightshade series, Captive delivers a steamy, forbidden romance between sworn enemies drawn together by an irrepressible desire. Twenty-five-year-old Tristan Doran enjoys a life of incredible power and privilege. As a direct descendant of the Keeperswitches who have embraced dark magiche defers to no one but his overlord, Lord Bosque Mar. For most of his life, Tristan has been kept out of the centuries-old Witches War, his bloodline too valuable to risk in battle. But when a beautiful, young human Searcher named Sarah is captured and made a prisoner in his Irish castle, Tristan’s infatuation with her flings him headlong into the fray. Captive and captor, unable to contain their longing, embark on a passionate, forbidden romance togetheronly to learn that their love is at the heart of a prophecy predicting the downfall of the Keepers’ ages-old reign. Captive explores the darker side of the richly imagined Nightshade universe, a fantasy world of powerful dark witches, shape-shifting wolf warriors, and fascinating history. The first of three erotic novels, Captive delves deeply into the fiery, illicit romance of two young lovers whose very desires invite their doom.
Publish date: October 22nd 2013
Publisher: Dutton Adult
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
, Urban Fantasy
, Adult Fiction
, Paranormal Romance
, New Adult
Series: Forbidden Side of Nightshade (#1)
Initial reaction:Non-existent worldbuilding.Characters I couldn't give two cents about.No plot. No real story.Complete mismatch on genre labeling.Juvenile conflicts. Poor writing.Why the everloving heck was this even published? Full review:I have 99 ways to write this review, but a ten page rant won...
Initial reaction: Non-existent worldbuilding. Characters I couldn't give two cents about. No plot. No real story. Complete mismatch on genre labeling. Juvenile conflicts. Poor writing. Why the everloving heck was this even published? Full review:I have 99 ways to write this review, but a ten page ...
Birth and destiny. Sarah and Tristan are born on opposite side of a long standing war between the witches. Sarah is on the side of good, Tristan is expected to lead the forces of evil one day. We do not always fit the molds our elders want us to.Of course I was hoping Sarah and Tristan would make it...
Reviewed for RT Book Reviews October 2013 issue: http://www.rtbookreviews.com/book-review/captive-7This was probably the most difficult review I've ever written for RT. If the publisher weren't marketing this as erotic romance and was instead categorized it as paranormal? My review might have been d...
3.5 - 4 starsCaptive was a definite departure from the YA world of Nightshade. It is labeled as “The forbidden side of nightshade” and I have to say, it’s not wrong. Captive delivers a great mix of the Nightshade world and provides a bit of background on the Keepers, Searchers and Bosque Mar but t...