Audiobook Review: Chained by Night by Larissa Ione

Posted December 11th, 2014 by in 2014 Read, 4.75 Wine Glasses, Audiobook, Reviews / 13 comments

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Audiobook Review: Chained by Night by Larissa IoneSource: Audiobook Review, Provided by Tantor

Format: Audiobook
Chained by Night by Larissa Ione
Narrator: Amy Landon
Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins


Date Read: September 2014

Genre: PNR, Romance
Goodreads

New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Larissa Ione sets the night on fire with a thrilling new novel of irresistible hungers and immortal enemies in a world as sensual and dark as her Demonica series ...

THE FUTURE OF HIS TRIBE
Leader of the vampire clan MoonBound, Hunter will do what he must to save his people from extinction - or worse, a torturous eternity as vampire slaves and subjects of human experimentation. To keep his enemies at bay, he has agreed to mate a rival clan leader's daughter in return for peace between the clans and an ally in the looming war with the humans.

THE LOVER OF HIS SOUL
But survival comes at a price. First, Hunter must break an ancient curse by successfully negotiating three deadly tests. Then he must resist the searing passions of the gorgeous vampire warrior he despises but is bound to mate. Will Hunter stay true to his word? Or will he risk everything for the woman he really loves: the vampire seductress's identical twin sister?

More Information:
Publisher: Pocket Books, Tantor
Series: MoonBand Clan Vampire #2


Also by this author: Eternal Rider, Immortal Rider, Lethal Rider, Rogue Rider, Bound by Night

My-Thoughts

Listened for Review (Tantor)
Overall Rating: 4.75
Story Rating: 4.50
Character Rating: 5.00

Audio Rating: 4.00 (not part of the overall rating)

First Thought when Finished: Holy hotness batman! Chained by Night by Larissa Ione ranks in the top 3 books by her that I have read.

Story Thoughts: OMG I love where this series is heading or at least where I think it is heading. With Larissa she could be hooking me left and then sending me right. She is sneaky like that! However, what I really love is all the Native American heritage tie-ins this series has. It played such a huge part in Chained by Night. I was just giddy listening to it! The only part that caused the story to be 4.50 instead of 5 I will mention way down below in a spoiler area (so you are warned now not to click on it).

Character Thoughts: HUNTER—no, wait a minute. I have to say the most kick ass character in this story was Alyin. She had one brilliant story arc and never (not for one single moment) did I feel any kind of pity for her. She was strong, smart, and beautifully written. She seriously rocked it! Hunter is HOT. He can wear his loin cloth around anytime he wants too. I won’t complain a bit. The fact that he is super alpha, extremely loyal, and unbelievably awesome at leading play a part in his awesomeness too. However, I am just going to stick with loin cloth. Have to say, there are several people I would love to get stories in this series. I looked and no hint at what is coming down the pike. I think that is cruel and unusual punishment for the needy gal that I am! I am hoping Baddon but I am guessing he needs at least another book before he is settle down ready.

Audio Thoughts:

Narrated By Amy Landon / Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins


I thought Amy Landon did a good job with the narration. I think she nailed Alyin and even nailed Rasha. I wish that a guy had done Hunter’s voice but she did a pretty good job with his voice too. The pacing was excellent and emotions were spot on!

Final Thoughts: Count down has begun to book 3!

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Overall Rating
4.5 / 5
Story Rating
4.5 / 5
Character Rating
4.5 / 5
Narrator Rating
4 / 5
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