This has the elements of a great romance- two cursed beings brought together to become each other’s salvation. Gadin, a vaimpíre, and Talula, an oracle forced to endure life after life after surrendering her soul to save her daughter. There are great ancient legends and ancient gods here that serve to drive the tale- intriguing indeed- and the author employed the ancient concepts well, revealing a wonderful imagination to the reader.
While I did enjoy The Ninth Taghairm: Redemption, I also, however, found this to be a light read. With all these great concepts present I thought there would be more depth, more soul-searching. I hoped to really identify with the characters, and merely found them interesting. Still, if you’re looking for a romance with a definite supernatural twist, something forbidden, something of time itself, you won’t be disappointed.