Immortal Rising By Lynsay Sands
Book/Novel Author: Lynsay Sands
Book/Novel Title: Immortal Rising
The Argeneaus are back! Filled with love, passion, and adventure, New York Times bestselling author Lynsay Sands returns with another sexy romance about everyone’s favorite immortals. Stephanie McGill was attacked and turned when she was just a teenager. Worse, her abilities are unlike any other immortal. Now 13 years later, with the help of her adopted Argeneau family, Steph has carved out a new – if not lonely – life for herself. Until a new neighbor arrives… Thorne is also one-of-a-kind. The result of a genetic experiment, he’s not an immortal, but he’s not mortal either. He’s looking for a place to hide, to get some peace and quiet so he can figure things out, and Stephanie’s sanctuary is perfect. In fact, Stephanie is perfect. For the first time, Thorne is free to be himself and he’s falling for her. But if they’re going to have a future together, they’ll first need to deal with their past…because the mad scientist who created Thorne is now after Stephanie.
I have read every book in this series and this was by far the most disappointing in the series. Very little action. Has this series “jumped the shark?”
Stephanie McGill was attacked and turned thirteen years ago. She hears everyone thought in her head. She lives in the middle of a farm trying to have a normal life. One day it stops and she worries she is becoming a no-fanger. She meets Thorne and knows he is her life mate but worries about claiming him. They can’t fight their attraction. They end having a war with Dresser and he has to save her
Absolutely riveting, as are all Lynsay Sands’ books. This is #34 in the Argeneau series, and all of them have been unique and inspiring.This is the story of Stephanie, a woman turned while a teenager by a fangless immortal, and Thorne, a winged Dressler “experiment”, who had led the rescue mission to Dressler’s island in a previous book in the series.They meet when Steph’s sister Dani has Thorne stay in Stephanie’s next door neighbor’s house while the doctors assess his chances of having his wings removed. He hopes to have the surgery in order to be able to help his mom and his old caretaker move into a large city where he can then “fit in” and it should enable them to live the remainder of their lives in peace.As always, the villain, in this case Dr. Dressler himself, shows up wanting to capture both Stephanie and Thorne in order to continue his experiments on both of them.Don’t want to spoil the book, and some of the emotions that were revealed were real eye-openers, so I’ll just say that this is a wonderful addition to the series.If you haven’t read the previous books, I’d recommend doing that first as the author does build on each.I was fortunate enough to win this book through a Goodreads giveaway, and I was able to cancel my Amazon pre-order because of that. Lynsay Sands’ books are always preorders for me. I definitely didn’t have to be bribed to leave a good review, as these are always on my favorite list!!
This book in the series started a little slower than others for me, but it was delightful once I got into it. I loved how Stephanie and Thorne both needed each other and complimented each other, in their issues and insecurities.My only wish would have been a brief recap of the characters before the book began.
This is the Argeneau novel so many of us have been waiting for… the story of Stephanie McGill, Edentata and extreme telepath finding her lifemate.Stephanie was fourteen when she was turned by a rogue no-fanger (The Immortal Hunter, book 11 in the series).Thorne is a hybrid, a winged man whose very DNA was changed by the crazy Dr. Dressler (Immortal Unchained, book 25 in the series).When Thorne is sent to the house next door to Stephanie’s, he never dreamed he might meet his lifemate.Stephanie has made do with always hearing everyone else’s thoughts, and never dreamed she’d finally meet someone she could truly be with.Two wounded souls meet, and sparks fly… but the past is not that far away, and there is always danger around the corner for an immortal!It was wonderful to finally see Stephanie get her story, and actually learn a little more about what she suffered through.Thorne was an amazing hero, and it was enjoyable to see someone with a very different set of abilities from the Immortals, and I did think the discussions about what animals made up his DNA were amusing.I won’t add much here, because I truly don’t want to spoiler it for anyone who has been anxiously awaiting this particular story, except to say this was an excellent addition to the Argeneau series, and I enjoyed getting to see our old favourites again! This one was a little like a family reunion for Argeneau fans, and we are rewarded with just a little glimpse into Lucian’s mind!Recommended for paranormal romance fans and Argeneau fans alike.
Awesome just wishing for another one to get started on, so many and have read them all more than once.