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Evermore: A Novel of the Darkyn (Signet Eclipse) (edition 2008)

by Lynn Viehl

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Title:Evermore: A Novel of the Darkyn (Signet Eclipse)
Authors:Lynn Viehl
Info:Signet (2008), Paperback, 304 pages
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  romsfuulynn | Apr 28, 2013 |
Review for “Evermore” by Lynn Viehl

This is a novel of the Darkyn. They are vampires, no matter what name you apply to them. This is one of my favorites in the series. Byrne was saved by a 17 year old runaway from a convent back during the black plague. Jayr, though she still looks 17 after all this time, has been his faithful right hand and servant for centuries. She has learned to fight, organize the entire castle and still have time to obsess over Byrne’s every move. Wow, that is patient. I couldn’t do it. But is comes off as very romantic, sweet and not creepy at all. There is a lot of interesting internal plots and reoccurring characters through out the series. I got very attached to the growth of these people. Hope you do too. ( )
  mary1963 | Jul 31, 2010 |
One of the best of the series so far. Enjoyed the characters and the setting at a medieval theme park stocked with Darkyn. Also enjoyed the break from the Brethren storyline. Although a minor character in this book, the story of Robin of Locksley was cool. Look forward to his own book. ( )
  hoosgracie | Apr 13, 2009 |
Most romance series are simply books inhabiting the same world, but Viehl's Darkyn series are an interrelated plot and if you read them out of order you will be lost. Even reading them in order, requires memory and commitment. I don't love these books, but everytime one comes out, sooner or later I read it. They are complex and medieval in tone, though set in the present. The Vampires, known as darkyn, haven't really caught up with the 21st century when it comes to their social structures. They are basically still iving as knight warriors (they were originally knight templars)
The series started when the Seigner of the US hires a doctor to fix him, and then she becomes the first human turned into a vampire since medieval times. We meet them again in this book, but while they are important to the story, the central romance is that of Jayr and Byrne. I actually liked Jayr's character, she wasn't like the usual vampire heroines. Byrne is the more typical tortured vampire, worried that he is losing control, worried that he will kill those he loves. But Jayr actually had a bit of a feel of a medieval woman, or at least not a 21st century one.
The plot is unbelievable and even ludicrous with weird coincidences and gaping holes (why the villian only kills one person and not all 3, how does that make sense?!) and it's also really obvious, but somehow the growing relation of Micheal and Alex, and the tension between Jayr and Byrne work. Not a keeper, but worth exploring, B+ ( )
  amf0001 | Apr 22, 2008 |
Another complex novel in the darkyn world. It does seem as the author is trying too hard to split the story between the "main" characters Byrne and Jayr, and the "sub" characters Michael and Alexandra. Some of the plot lines seem rushed, and some seem to drag.

That being said, I do love the darkyn and I couldn't put this book down. ( )
  Brendelicious | Jan 26, 2008 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0451222849, Mass Market Paperback)

The NEW YORK TIMES AND USA Today bestselling Darkyn series continues...

Jayr is proud to be the only female ever permitted to serve as seneschal to a Darkyn lord. But in her centuries of service to Master Byrne, she has fallen in love with him. Now, Byrne plans to step down and hand over the Jardin to another Kyn lord-a move that threatens not only Jayr's position, but her very life...

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Jayr, an immortal seneschal to Byrne, the Darkyn master with whom she is in love, finds her life in danger when Byrne, deciding to live a life of isolation, holds a tournament to find her a new master, which brings to light hidden passion, forbidden lust, and ancient grudges.… (more)

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