Dark Blood Awakens is a paranormal urban fantasy incorporating Black girl magic with myths from the African diaspora.
As a child, Makeda’s mom forced her to abandon sorcery. Instead, she pursued a career in nursing while killing monsters with her family of mwindaji. For over a millennium, the mwindaji have hunted Korlemo, a 1000-year-old vampire.
While working in Haiti, Makeda’s desire to recapture her sorcery skills increases. When a lead takes her to a Kentucky rural hospital searching for Korlemo, she uses Baoumali, the language of sorceresses, to reclaim her heritage. During her investigation, Makeda develops a steamy romance with the local sheriff and uncovers a macabre secret the hospital administration will kill to keep silent.
With time running out, Makeda must recapture her sorcery and choose where her alliances lie. If the mwindaji cannot destroy the monsters haunting the hospital, people will die—starting with her boyfriend.
Dark Blood Awakens is a thrilling, shocking, and memorable novel that will take its readers on a fast-paced and captivating journey from page one! The reader in Dark Blood Awakens will be introduced to the protagonist and star of the book, Makeda, who was told as a child to abandon the desire to pursue sorcery and instead decided to pursue nursing…while still working alongside her family to kill monsters with her family. For over a millennium, Makeda’s family, the mwindaji, have hunted Korlemo, a thousand-year-old vampire.
When working in Haiti, Makeda’s desire to pursue her sorcery once again increases and her life will forever change when she does. Soon danger finds Makeda and she must recapture and harness her sorcery and choose who to align with to save herself and the ones she loves and this book lovers is the short premise of the incredible Dark Blood Awakens!
The story laced throughout Dark Blood Awakens is full of action and suspense and these two themes, combined with many others, even poignant ones! Are weaved together flawlessly by the author Michelle Corbier and the result is an incredibly entertaining story that I will not forget for a long time!
Michelle Corbier is the author of Dark Blood Awakens and I wish so much I had found her book sooner! I wish I had because it has been a long time since I have read a tale this good! So I was thrilled to discover Dark Blood Awakens as it is an incredible book, full of twists and turns galore and sensational literature courtesy of Corbier.
Michelle Corbier has managed to write a tale, that makes for the perfect and shocking paranormal read but one that is laced with poignant moments too. Corbier’s book is sensational because her tale knows just how to whisk her readers away and take them on an adventure full of ups and downs and many thrilling moments! As well as this the descriptions are beautiful and they will correctly place you in the thick of the story, making you imagine every detail as well as making you imagine you are right there with the characters of the novel! This, in turn, keeps the reader hooked and turning the pages which is what a reader would want in a novel!
Overall Dark Blood Awakens is a magnificent, sensational, and entertaining book that will easily entertain its readers and captivate them to read for many hours so I, of course, have to award this incredible book five stars! Be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers; you will not regret it!
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