Title: Bound by Blood
Author: Amanda Steiger
Publisher: Changeling Press
Publication Date: 2010
Length: Short Novella
Author Email: email@example.com
Rating: 4.5 Diamonds
Heat Level: Spicy erotic
Other: Gay anal/oral play, sex games, BDSM, ménage, GLBT
Reviewer: S. K. Fero
Must enemies forever be enemies? Centuries of mistrust, of deaths, and of sacrificial offerings to establish a kind of peace keep the immortal Kin and humans from ending their true battles. Until…
Daniel decides to be the sacrificial offering this time in order to save his sister. Besides that, he knows his people won’t miss him, believing him different. He fears the rumored fate he faces, but his fate isn’t what he expected.
Vale, the Kin trainer of the newest human slaves, finally meets a human worth thinking maybe things could change between the Kin and the humans. He meets a young man who touches his soul, his heart. He can’t give him to another Kin master, but…
This was a short novella, but well done. The characters were nicely drawn with strong external conflicts to overcome. The sexual tension and heat between them was…well, hot. A very enjoyable read.