Lovespell, Feb 2002, 5.99, 378 pp.
Analisa Mathews knows that it is just a matter of a short time before she joins her family in death. The disease has left her weak and the ailing woman welcomes her demise until the strange doctor visits her and gives her a concoction. Her regular physician Dr. Martinson is shocked to see Analisa begin to recover her health. To Analisa's surprise Martinson cannot even see her enigmatic medical visitor that she observes in plain sight.
After leaving the hospital fully and miraculously recovered, Analisa learns the identity of her benefactor, Lord Alesandro de Avallone. She moves into his castle based on his note that she is welcome there while he is away. Analisa soon perceives the true identity of her benevolent host and falls in love with him in spite of knowing he is a vampire. He returns her feelings, but has placed her in danger from a deadly enemy.
Though the good vs. evil is over-pronounced, fans of vampire romances will want to read MIDNIGHT EMBRACE. The story line contains two wonderful lead protagonists and an enlightening support cast especially Alesandro's servants that enable the audience to better understand the era and the starring duet. Amanda Ashley provides her fans with an enticing supernatural love story.
This report prepared by Harriet Klausner