Rita Herron continues her unique blend of romance and paranormal elements in this third
book of The Demon Born Series. The first book, Insatiable Desire, was also
reviewed by MyShelf,
as was the second, titled
Dark Hunger. This is
the story of the third brother, and the premise deals with murder, demons, and a hero and
heroine who combine a past and future in Forbidden Passion.
Dante Valtrez did one good deed as an in-training demon and finds himself running from
the Demon underworld. His path to right a wrong includes becoming sheriff of a small town
where a serial killer is running amuck. Before he can get a handle on the monsterís
whereabouts, the girl-child he saved returns to town in the guise of a beautiful woman who
is being targeted by the killer.
Dr. Marlena Bender has spent countless years studying the psyche of violent criminals.
Now she is ready to confront her past; a past where her mother and sister were brutally
killed by a monster with red eyes, and she was rescued by a young man. A man who is now in
charge of law-enforcement, something which comes in handy when she begins to receive
trophies from a killer.
Together Marlena and Dante must fight their past and present in order to obtain a future.
Their emotions are on a roller coaster ride as Dante is targeted by his father, the new ruler
of the Demon world, and Marlena is set up as the next victim, to draw Dante back into the