Dating The Undead (V-Date.Com #1) by Juliet Lyons | Review
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Dating The Undead by Juliet Lyons
Series: V-Date.Com #1
Published by: Sourcebooks Casablanca on May 2nd 2017
Genres: Contemporary, Paranormal, Paranormal Romance, Vampires
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About the Book:
It’s Bridget Jones with vampires in this fresh and funny paranormal romance from debut author Juliet Lyons
When Silver Harris kisses sexy Irish vampire Logan Byrne on New Year's Eve, she knows other humans just won't suffice. Convinced she'll never see him again, she joins the uber-popular vampire dating site, V-Date.com.
What Silver doesn't know is that the site is more dangerous than she could ever imagined, and soon she's in over her head. When Logan returns, sparks fly and attraction sizzles, but they'll have to escape some very real demons if they have any chance of lasting forever.
Oh boy, new series to enjoy! Dating the Undead is the first in the new V-Date.com series from Juliet Lyons, and it was such a treat! Bringing vampires into the modern age with online dating is a brilliant idea that I haven’t seen before, and I am really looking forward to seeing where Lyons takes it from here!
Silver Harris wasn’t looking for love. She was just trying to get home after being kicked out of a club. But after she kisses Logan Byrne, her life will never be quite the same. On top of dealing with her feelings for Logan, an extremely sexy, slightly stalker-ish vampire, she has agreed to help the police spy on vampires using a dating website for people looking to hook up with vampires, v-date.com. Apparently it’s difficult to both date a vampire AND simultaneously spy on his species.
Logan has never been interested in love. So it was no problem for him to fulfill his boss’s request of using V-Date to glamour young women into wanting nothing to do with vampires. But when he meets Silver on New Years’ Eve, things don’t exactly go as planned. He’s never before been so fascinated by one woman, and his growing infatuation with her may make his mission a little more difficult to accomplish.
There is a lot to love about this book. Silver and Logan are both great in their own ways. Silver is probably one of the sassiest leading ladies I’ve had the pleasure of reading about for a while, and I loved every second I got to spend with her. She refuses to take crap from anyone, which I always love in a heroine. On top of that, she is not afraid to take charge when it comes to her life.
Logan was a wonderful tortured soul (because what vampire isn’t tortured?) but he was more than that. He was warm and kind, and wonderfully sarcastic. The banter between him and Silver kept things nice and light. And that Irish accent of his just makes everything so much better! It was nice to see him go from being someone who keeps women at bay to being someone who is falling head over heels.
I do wish there had been a few stronger side characters. Aside from Ollie, Silver’s best friend who we don’t see nearly enough of, Logan’s boss, Ronin, and our main bad guy (who I’ll leave nameless for spoilers’ sake) we don’t get a ton of supporting cast. Silver has a co-worker that she’s friends with, but I’ve forgotten her name to be completely honest. She also has family members, who I didn’t necessarily care about.
Lyons has a terrific writing style, the story flowed seamlessly, never rushing, never lagging, and her characters are vibrant and entertaining. I thoroughly enjoyed this book and am looking forward to the next in the series! 4 out of 5 controllers, for lack of strong secondary characters and maybe a few too many lewd jokes.