by Amanda Ashley

February 2009
ISBN: 978-0-8217-8062-6
Reviewer Graphic Button Zebra Books
Mass Market Paperback

The newest book in the Night series by Amanda Ashley is Raneís story. In Night Pleasures we find out why Rane has abandoned his family to live a solitary life. With a family like the Cordovas and a godmother like Mara who wouldnít want to be involved? Unless you had done something you wanted to hide. Something you were too ashamed of to see the faces of your loved ones once they found out. For Rane, hiding was the best choice. Until he met a woman who made the life of solitude unbearable.

Savannah Gentry had grown up with magic. Her father seemed obsessed with the supernatural. She remembered as a child going to magic show after magic show. There was one magician in particular who grabbed her attention. Even as an adult Savannah followed his career. It didnít escape her notice that even though his name changed throughout the years...his appearance didnít. He looked as if he hadnít aged a day. The journalist in her compelled her to find the reason. Cosmetic surgery was not that good!

Rane Cordova noticed the same girl in the same row year after year. It was inevitable she would have questions. So finding her waiting for him was no surprise. The feelings she evoked in him, however, was not what he expected. His need to be with her grew with each night he saw her face in the auditorium. If Savannah felt the same then she and Rane could spend the rest of his time in this city together. His only worry is...can he trust himself?

Tragedy interrupts Raneís plans. Savannahís father is murdered and it looks as if a preternatural is to blame. A Gentry family secret is revealed. One that will change Savannahís relationship with Rane before it even has an opportunity to grow. The war may be officially over between the vampires and the werewolves but that doesnít mean the battles have ceased. Rane is the only one who can keep Savannah safe, but doing so puts him danger. Even Savannah herself poses a threat to Raneís welfare. Can the two survive being together when the mere thought of being apart seems impossible to endure?

Reading Nightís Pleasure is like sitting down with a good friend. Familiar characters whom fans know and love return to help Rane and Savannah. This book is written to stand alone, but to enjoy the world Ms. Ashley has created I recommend reading the entire series.

Reviewed in January 2009 by Rho.

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