Guest Review: Don’t Bite the Bridesmaid
This is the third time I’ve typed this and WordPress is really starting to piss me off. I had a crappy day so I am going to let PussyWillow entertain us all with a review on a new release. We will get back to the RT giveaway of awesomeness tomorrow. 🙂
Don’t Bite the Bridesmaid by Tiffany Allee
4 out of 5 Licks
Alice Shepard needs one thing: a date for her sister’s wedding. And not just any date. A hunk who will make her fiancé rue the day he left her for her best friend. Her drop-dead gorgeous neighbor fits the bill—even if he is a bit quirky and never comes out during the day—and Alice has downed just enough appletinis to ask him. But she makes it quite clear that there will be no funny business.
Spending a week on a cruise ship full of humans while sleeping close to his sexy next-door neighbor sounds like a helluva bad idea to vampire Noah Thorpe. But his friends need time to get him out of a shotgun wedding—a vampire bonding that will tie his fate to a female vampire he’s never met. And Alice’s offer comes at just the right time.
What could possibly go wrong?
I liked this take on vampire stories, it was not dark and moody, but light and fun. It was original, but also, stayed with some of the vampire mythos. Though this is a paranormal story, but has a very contemporary feel.
Alice, a pretty mortal lives next door to Noah, a handsome 200 yr old vampire. When Alice needs a date to accompany her on a cruise for her sisters wedding; why not ask the sexy Noah? the man she has been lusting over for a while now. Alice has been hurt by her ex-fiancee and ex-best friend, so obviously she is gun shy and takes a chance on asking Noah to go with her. I liked Alice because she was someone you could easily relate too and understand her insecurities. Noah agrees to going with Alice and keeping up this farce because he has his own troubles he needs to hide out from. Noah, seems aloof and standoffish at first, partly because he really does want Alice. Once he is on the cruise he becomes more more at ease and even territorial where Alice is concerned. There time on cruise finds them growing closer and the when they finally come together the scenes steamy and sexy. Of course, there has to be a miss-understanding and a making up and Ms. Allee does a good job of making it believable and hoping for our characters work out their differences.
I loved the supporting characters, they really add to the fun of the story. I think Alice’s Mom should have her own story, I think there is a great back story to be told and she is a fun/interesting character. Then there is mention of Alice’s brother who was left at the alter by his vampire finance; maybe setting up another book? From the title I would assume that Noah’s two brothers will be having books come out about them and cannot wait to read them!