Belle Morte by Bella Higgin
Series: Belle Morte #1
Genres: Paranormal Romance
There’s only one way out
Belle Morte. One of five houses where vampires reside as celebrities and humans are paid to be their living donors. While others came here seeking fortune, I came in search of my sister who walked into Belle Morte five months ago . . . and never walked back out.
Now that I’m here, the secrets about this world have proven to be much bigger than I ever anticipated. And lurking around every corner are shocking insinuations of what happened to my sister.
There’s only one person who might have the answers I need, and the undeniable pull I feel toward him is terrifying: Edmond Dantès―a vampire, and my mortal enemy.
The harder I try to resist him, the further I fall under his spell. And in one instant my life is irrevocably changed. My past becomes prologue and my fate becomes sealed behind these doors.
Belle Morte has spoken. And it may never let me go.
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As I have said many times that vampires usually aren’t my thing but I thought this one sounded interesting. I will say that the name Edmond turned me off. Not because it was a little too close to Edward who of course was hugely popular. For me it was because it’s my brother’s middle name.
Vampires are out in the open after their reveal ten years earlier. They have not only come out they have become celebrities living in various “vampire houses” around the world. Humans apply to the houses to become well paid donors. In this book we have the Belle Morte house in the UK.
Renie has just been accepted as a blood donor but she is not the typical “Vladdict”–people who are obsessed with vampires. She is undercover looking for her sister June who disappeared. Her only problem is Edmond who has taken an interest in her.
Renie and Edmond have a great slow-burn, sweet sort of romance. This book was good. Let me say that I enjoyed the world building more than the romance in this one. It felt like it had a heavy Twilight influence and I hate those books.
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Really nice cover and excerpt, looking forward to reading this!
Eva Millien says
Author suggestion ~ Keri Arthur
Backlist Book ~ Moon Called by Patricia Briggs
Bea LaRocca says
Thank you for sharing your honest review of Belle Morte, I do love a good Vampire story and the premise for this one has intrigued me, I may check it out for myself
I love a good vampire read this one sounds interesting.
Nova S says
i love everything about this!!
Derek T says
Vampires really aren’t my thing either…
Aline Azevedo says
Yeah, I’m also kinda tired of Twilight influenced books…
Thanks for the honest review!
Jessica Beard says
Vampires aren’t my thing either, but I would be willing to give it a try. Thanks for the recommendation.
Dreaa Drake says
This sounds awesome! Loved the blurb. Added to my tbr! Thanks for sharing!
Antoinette M says
I like the cover of the book!
I’ve been on a paranormals kick – will check this out
At least the world-building is good…
Maria Malaveci says
I love Paranormal books and this book cover is amazing! ♥
Shirley O says
I am looking forward to reading this.
Shelley Schultz says
This looks so good! Addex to my tbr
Shelley Schultz says
I love this cover!