Olen Clark is a nighttime security guard at the Houston Museum of Natural History, tormented by a dark past and painfully alone. His beauty and secrets attract the notice of an ancient vampire, Lysander of Sparta–known to Olen as Ander, who enters Olen’s world under a shroud of mystery and captures the spiritually wounded Olen’s imagination. Starry-eyed, with visions of pop culture vampire love filling his head, Olen takes the ultimate risk for love only to discover unlife is nothing like he imagined.
Rather than becoming Ander’s lover, he’s reborn into a cruel vampiric family with sibling rivalry and dangerous lusts beyond his worst fears. With his love for Ander unchanged but his maker keeping him at arm’s length, can Olen make peace with his new brothers and sisters and discover a way to win back the master vampire who still holds his heart? And how far is Olen willing to go to make Ander his and his alone?
What an interesting twist to vampires and ancient Greek tales of Sparta warriors.
Olen is just trying to make it through life after a tragic incident, while doing his rounds he unbeknownst to him he managed to awaken a Spartan warrior while admiring the exhibit. Ander, has been watching Olen for a while, hoping that he would open himself up to he and finally he does.
These two are perfect for each other, the way, Olen sculpts Ander without even realizing it. The way Ander treats Olen, knowing he needs time to adjust.
The secondary cast, adds just the right amount of intrigue to make you want to know whats going to happen next. The twist that Ander doesn’t tell Olen everything. The subplot at the end, all make for a page turning story from beginning to end.