Laura Dantonville knows her family possesses a gene that makes them age much slower than the average Australian but it isn’t until her 50th birthday that she’s told of her true heritage. She is part vampire and her family has been placed under a curse since the time of the Romans. Now that she has turned fifty Laura has the key to break that curse but she’s also the target of every rogue vampire in the city as her blood gives them the ability to walk in the sunlight.
To keep her safe she’s assigned a guardian, the handsome Alec, who because of his own ancestors also has a part to play in breaking the curse.
But there are forces, both human and vampire, determined to keep them apart and perpetuate the cursed legacy.
I haven’t read any paranormal or vampire novels in a while but Bloodgifted by Tima Maria Lacoba made me remember everything that I love about the genre.
Laura is a sweet but resilient character, she also has a very sarcastic wit which when coupled with Alec’s own makes for some great banter and adds to the growing chemistry between the two.
I really liked the vampire lore in Bloodgifted, it was very unique and constructed in a way that made perfect sense. I’d love to see how Lacoba builds upon it in the future books.
I’ll end by saying Alec is quite the hunk *fans self* and I can’t wait to read more about Laura and Alec’s adventures in the next book!