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WOW this is a book that draws you in and keeps you engaged When I started reading it I just expected another vampire romance but it is so much more The characters are multi dimensional and the story flows so well I am now a convert to this authors work and will be looking for more of their work.
Lydia's life is just a drag she is caring for Jacie her six year old daughter who is dying of cancer and at the same time she is working she is rushing home to relieve the nurse that cares fer her while she is at work when she is attacked in a dark alley The attacked is a vampire who wants her blood as unbeknown to her her ancestors have give her blood that is special All seems lost until Roman another vampire steps into save her. As romance blooms between Roman an Lydia and her life changes has she learns more about the supernatural world than she ever expected to Do her and Roman have a future be prepared for an ending you never saw coming.
i was given a copy of this book but this is a true and honest review
Lydia Hughes is not what she seems. Her days are spent in never ending torment until one night in a dark alley a stranger changes her life forever. Sexy as sin and shrouded in mystery, Roman Castillo inserts himself into Lydia’s life only to find he’s not the only one with untold secrets. This is the first book I have read by Ditter Kellen and I absolutely loved it. I couldn’t put it down. The book took me on a rollercoaster of emotion. The characters are strong and even the secondary characters have strength to them. The book got me from chapter one and kept me engrossed through to the end. I look forward to reading more books from Ditter Kellen
I am so freaking mad that I left this book on my TBR pile for so long! It was awesome! I loved the characters and I loved the story. It's action packed, heart wrenching and sexy as all get out. Be prepared for an emotional roller coaster ride with this book. I had a few ugly cries which is becoming quite the habit of mine when it comes to this author's work but I also had several LOL moments which happens just as frequently in her books.
As much as I loved the hero Roman (although I wouldn't kick him outta bed for eating crackers if you know what I mean. *winks*) I have to say the bad guy stole the show for me. Simon is... well, Simon. LOL I won't spoil it for you, just trust me on this and read the book. You'll understand afterwards and be just as impatient as I am for his story. This was a great series starter and as usual I can't wait to see what comes next!
Lydia is a single mom trying to raise a sick little girl. She has gone through so many lows and worries. As if things were not rocky enough she is assaulted one night on the way home.
Roman comes to Lydia's rescue just in time! Sexy and mysterious he puts things into motion to keep her safe.
Lydia enters a world where the impossible becomes possible and the paranormal becomes reality. Will these two be able to protect her child? Can they fight their feelings for each other?
This book was an engaging, dramatic, erotic, heart grabbing adventure! The plot and flow of the book are flawless. From someone who finds themselves easily bored with predictable plots I found myself surprised several times. The main characters as well as the secondary characters are vivid and they pull the reader into the story, and sex scenes burn the pages of your ereader!
This was a fantastic read and I enjoyed every minute. I was not familiar with this author beforehand but I will definitely be looking for more of her books. If you like your vampires sexy, your action exciting and your sex scorching then don't miss this one.
I have received this book for candid review. This book was a pleasure to read as it is 1:30 am and I am still reeling over what a great read this book was and so excited that book 2 is in the works! The story is of Lydia who is in the middle of her everyday struggles of life and as a single mother who gets thrown into the world of the paranormal all of which she thought was fictional only to find out up close and personal just how real the paranormal really are. Now fighting for both her daughter and her life she must find out who she can trust to help protect them both. This story was beyond fantastic! The ending which I will not even hint to was better then I could have imagined. I laughed, cried, went through some serious nervous moments where everything had to be put on hold until I knew everyone in the book I cared about was safe. All I can say is I need an immediate eta on book 2! I highly recommend this book!
I have a great epic time reading this book by Ditter Kellen . This story start off with action where Lydia is rushing to get home to her daughter that is dying of cancer at the age of 6. She has a nurse taking care over her while she is at work. As she is walking home she gets attacked by a rogue vampire with agenda that Lydia had no idea she was being searched for. Something from her ancestors blood line. She is saved by Roman another Vampire but she winds up falling in love with Roman. Where Roman is so attracted to her for her blood line reminded him of an old ancestor Lone. Who she was compare to. Both are fighting to get Lydia blood. But one is wanting it to take over for evil and other is wanting to protect her from that evil. This book is very fast and very intriguing there never a dull moment in the book. You just keep reading. I don't want to give up too much, but can Lydia make it home in time to be there for Jacie? Will Simon the evil Vampire find her and take her to do his evil plot of taking over to be more powerful because of Lydia's bloodline. This book has so much action as well as some pretty hot sex erotica pages that will make you blush but also get you hot. Description of the story plays well in the story as I can see it happening in my head as I am reading. This Author is very good with words and how the story flows. I can't wait to read the rest of the series. There is so much more I am leaving out so you will have to find out for yourself. But I will leave you with this. What would you do for a love of a child that is dying would you go to the dark side or will you remain human to live your life. Love is a powerful emotion and this story taps right into it how strong it is, Love at first site, or love at first bite? Ditter Kellen had given me a copy of this book for my honest review. I am going to keep my eye out for her new books.. I have to know what happens. You will too... trust me if you are into paranormal, erotica, romance, vampire, love stories, action,, you will be begging for more.
I got this book from the author for an honest review. I read this book pretty fast that's how good it was!! The book starts off with Lydia being attacked by by a vampire on her way home from work. She gets rescued by Roman but get a nasty bump on the head slipping on ice while Roman and Simon were dooking it out. Simon finally flees and Lydia is sent home by the cops. Roman goes home with her to make sure she's ok. That's when the visions start of Ione. Lydia and Roman have aa deep connection with even if she has just met him. He on the other hand has known her for a long time. It turns out that she is a descendant of Roman's ex fiancée hundreds of years ago. Simon's purpose is to take her blood and defeat his maker to become the most powerful vampire alive. Roman is there to make sure that he doesn't get it. Read the book to see what happens next!! Can't wait for the next book!!
I always enjoy stories with little girls and this is no exception. Roman rescues Lydia from an attacker in an alley then takes her home. There he discovers she has a six year old daughter who is very sick. He informs Lydia the he must protect her and her daughter, Jacie, from not one, but two, deadly vampires. Oh, and by the way, Roman is a vampire as well. The chemistry between Roman and Lydia is hot, the pace of the story engaging and the editing mistakes few. Plot: 4.5 Writing: 4 Editing: 4 Characters: 5 Heat index: 4
I’m not sure whether this is a new take on the genre or not, seeing that I don’t usually read vampire stories. However, after some hesitation, I did finally give in and watch “Twilight.” But Twilight was a love story. “Lydia’s Secret,” on the other hand goes a step further, portraying vampires as not only emotional and caring, but down-right horny. Lydia, the protagonist, is an unsuspecting nurse who suddenly becomes the object of attention of two lurking vampires, though for totally different reasons. When Simon—the bad vampire—accosts her on her way home from work one snowy night, Roman—the good vampire—springs into action and rescues her from her evil assailant, an encounter that will change her life forever. Roman turns out to be one horny vampire and the author, Ditter Kellen, does one helluva job painting a picture so vivid and descriptive that I felt like I was part of the action, or at least there watching. But the love scenes weren’t the only area where Ditter Kellen excelled at; the entire story was well-written and the plot was flawless from beginning to end. Kellen also provided enough interesting supporting characters that ensured that the story would not get stale. As I said earlier I am not a big fan of the genre, but after reading Lydia’s Secret, I can see myself reading more books like this, especially from this author.
I was gifted this book for an honest and truthful review.
I quite enjoyed this book. As a vampire book fan I enjoyed that the story line was quite decent, that it stuck to some of the typical vampire lore, and that the characters were well written. I thought that Roman for being as old as he was for a vampire was a bit wild which threw me. Most of the time older vampires come across as more reserved. So it was definitely a different aspect for me. Lydia could have used a bit more character development I think. I didn’t quite understand her and to me it felt like there was something hiding under the surface with her for most of the book. When she finally became a vampire her story felt much clearer.
I found as the story went along that I couldn’t put it down and I was dying to find out how things turned out. On the other hand the story line did feel a little rushed and it left me with a few questions unanswered. Granted I did like that it left an opening for the possibility of multiple other books that tie in either as standalones or as a series. My hope is to see much more to this story line in other books by this author.