Friday, 27 November 2015

Chele Cooke - Teeth: The First Bite (Teeth #1)

*Contains adult themes
**Review by Susan

Medical intern Thomas awakes in a blood-drenched basement and the realisation that his life must change forever. After all, how can he practise medicine when the smell of blood turns him into a vicious killer?

Spencer thinks being a vampire is better than any teen movie made it out to be. Now he must train Thomas and make his mentor proud.

One mistake risks more than either are willing to lose, and a single broken law could turn them from predators to prey.












The story of Thomas finding himself in a dire situation he has no clue about had me gripped from the first page. A situation which would lead to him being sired by a vampire of one of the oldest females, Cleo, would make him the newbie vampire on the block.

The relationships of those mourning and adjusting to life without Cleo, see the relationships between the male vampires...

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“This was my fault,” he murmured, crouching next to her. “I should have acted. We’d been talking about it for so long, and I always wanted one more year. Just one more year to make sure everything was in place. I should have seen that the years were killing you.”
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They had both spent most of their lives shackled by a connection to a woman who now lay in pieces next to them. If they couldn’t laugh, they’d probably end up killing each other.
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With a lot of learning and realisations ahead of him. Spencer takes him under his wing and shows him the ropes.

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Spencer - “Turning? No, that’s already done,” Spencer grinned. “I’m here to teach you how to be good at it.”
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But Spencer's relationship with August complicates matters...

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That man was not his August, the one who tormented and teased him. It was not the friend who had helped him through his transformations or the lover who had lain in bed with him until the moon rose. The pain that shot through his chest was nothing to do with fear. It was empty, cold, and entirely consuming. Somehow, even though he’d never felt it when he was alive, he knew that pain was grief.
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The story of siring, vampire rules, blood and gore, but above all that; loyalties...

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“Loyalty is a funny thing. We both know that. It is far more dangerous than it is helpful.”
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A well written story but one I struggled to connect with on a few of the characters. But I think it has a good start to a series I am keen to read more about. A gripping vampire read, that I flew through!

3.5/4* rating

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Get your copy of Teeth: The First Bite here (UK) or here (US). Add to your Goodreads TBR here.

Disclosure
I was sent this book free of charge to review. All thoughts and opinions are honest & my own.

1 comment:

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