Thursday, August 18, 2011

Review: Caressed by Moonlight by Amanda J. Greene

Caressed by Moonlight (Rulers of Darkness, #1)

* This is a new edition of Caressed by Moonlight by Amanda J. Green. It has been reedited for the Kindle, and all eBooks. The rerelease was on August 12, 2011. New edition of the bound books with the new cover will be released in a month.



Dorian Vlakhos is no ordinary aristocrat. He is a vampire king, who will do anything to save his clan from complete annihilation, before an ancient curse can claim his immortal life.

Penniless and orphaned, Victoria Kingston has nothing to bring to a marriage, yet she must shackle an unsuspecting gentleman into marriage by the end of the month or forfeit her rights as guardian of her younger sister. With the help of her dearest friend, Victoria begins her hunt, and vows to stay far away from the dark, mysterious, Prince Vlakhos.

After meeting the beautifully innocent Miss Kingston, Dorian had to have her. He would do absolutely anything to make Victoria his. One sweet stolen kiss would bring them together while a force, more powerful than any vampire would bind them for all eternity. But treachery, war, and death rule Dorian’s dark world and Victoria would be fortunate to survive. (Goodreads)

Book Details

Title: Caressed by Moonlight
Author: Amanda J. Greene
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Format: Kindle Edition
File Size: 285 KB 
Source: Author


Every now and then you come across a book that is the first in the series and it’s so good you want to kick yourself for reading it. Not because it wasn’t good, because you think to yourself well damn now I have to wait a whole year to read about these characters again. Caressed by Moonlight is one of those books for me.

Amanda J. Greene has created a world in Caressed by Moonlight that you can really sink your teeth into. Set in 1814 England for most of the book, I honestly could envision all of the book. And I don’t generally care for historical romance, but Caressed by Moonlight was just so well done to me.  She has also created characters that you want to continue reading about after the last page has been turned.

Speaking of characters I loved Victoria. Victoria has had every obstacle imaginable thrown her way, and every time she picks herself up and continues on. She was not some simple, wimpy girl. Victoria was strong, smart, and tenacious. Then Dorian comes into her life. Oh and talk about a hot vampire, not that she knows what he is at first. The chemistry between these two packed enough power to charge my eReader for eternity.

Caressed by Moonlight has everything! There is action, suspense, lots of sexual tension, family drama, and love. I thoroughly enjoyed every moment of this read.

I want the next one in this series, which will be out no later February 2012, and will be titled Caressed by Night. So, be on the lookout for that.

Happy Reading,

5 moons
5 moons: I absolutely loved it, and will be looking into everything this author writes.

Recommended For

Adults: For graphic sex scenes and violence. 


  1. I like both paranormal and historical romance, and LOVE when they are combined successfully. Thanks for the review!

  2. Thank you for the wonderful review. I am so happy you enjoyed the book. I am working on getting Caressed by Night finished ASAP! :-)
    -Amanda J.Greene

  3. I love your review and this books seems to exactly my kind of book. Thanks for posting this.


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