Three Star Review: Crimson Debt: Book 1 in the Born to Darkness series by Evangeline Anderson
Author Provided Copy
Released: March 3, 2013
Genre: Erotica, Paranormal
Length: 304 Pages
Addison Godwin is a Non-Glam—one of the one in ten thousand humans who is immune to vampire glamour and mind tricks. Her gift enables her to work as an Auditor, enforcing the law that vampires and humans keep their distance from each other except in a purely non-physical way. The law is necessary because when a vampire tries to have sex with a human their blood-lust combines with their sexual appetite and the result looks like road kill. Alec Corbin is a Four Star Master Vampire with piercing blue eyes and intentions to get Addison into his bed. He promises he can be gentle but Addison has seen way too many vamp/human crime scenes to go for that. She has no interest in the six foot four hunk of sexy vampire man candy, even if he is supernaturally hot. But just because she Audits (and sometimes executes) vampires for a living, doesn’t mean she hates them all. Her best friend, Taylor, was turned against her will. Now, living as a slave to one of the crueler Master vamps in town, she leads a miserable existence and Addison is helpless to save her within the confines of the law. Things come to a head when the Vampire Inquisitor comes to town and Taylor is given to him as a sex slave. When Addison sees her best friend tortured, beaten, and burned with silver she knows she has to do something—even if it means teaming up with Corbin and paying the Crimson Debt.
Review by Sara
I was offered a copy of Crimson Debt through Evangeline's website. I didn't realize it was already free on Kindle. I'm a huge fan of Evangeline's Brides of Kindred series so when I was offered Crimson Debt, I was like, sure why not. Even though it's a vampire novel, which can only be barely original. First off I can't think of a book which I disliked the heroine more. She was awful! Addison (heroine) became a vampire auditor because of a tragic incident when her BFF Taylor was turned against her will. Addison is a prejudice, prickly, stuck up, bitch and I honestly have no idea why our four centuries old vampire is even interested. Perplexing! Corbin our vampire I really liked, he was charming, sexy and protective. He just wanted Addison to see him as more than a monster and love him. I felt bad for him. Now the secondary characters in this novel Taylor and Victor had me more intrigued than what was going on with Addison. Like I said, Bitch! So I'm glad they have their own book Scarlett Heat which I will be reading. As for Crimson Debt, it was ok. Would had been much better if Addison was a character I liked.