Review: Hurt Me Good by J. Hali Steele

Hurt Me Good by J. Hali Steele
Series:  Dirty Rotten Vampires (# 1)
Release Date:  November 9, 2014
Publisher: Changeling Press
Pages: 49
Source: book provided by the publisher for review
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Barringer Ganteau hunted enough demon-mixed vampires to last a million lifetimes. His wish is to see all demi-vamps maimed, preferably dead. Single-handedly, he attempts to vanquish the scourge of mixed breeds from the face of the earth. Then Ringer meets Armada, a demi-vamp with the power to deliver the kind of pain he desires and melt his frozen heart.

 

Review:  Hurt Me Good is a quick hit of naughty, nasty, and downright mean with a hint of redemption. Because we all know bad boys always walk that edge till the end.

In a world where demons who spawn babies with vampires are hunted down and taken off the streets, Aramada is a vamp with a secret. Sheltered and protected, she’s lived in a small universe with the ex-hunter turned vampire Split as her guardian. When the legendary hunter, Barringer comes to town everything changes.

Barringer is a vampire flirting with disasters. Hunting down rogue demons he titters on the edge of darkness. Then he walks into a bar on a mission, and gets a whiff of something, no someone who crawls under his skin and clouds his thoughts.

The tension between Aramada and Barringer is wire taut, and they come together in an explosive display that breaks all the rules. If you like alpha males, vamps, and a hint of mystery this will fit the bill.