What a thrilling, delightful novel! Legacy Forgotten is one of those books that can grab a reader from word one and keep them hooked and wanting more. I found it very easy to relate to the characters, and found myself smiling at their adventures and worrying over their troubles. This is a novel that I can see readers rereading multiple times. I know that in my reading there was a lot that I missed or overlooked, and I will be rereading it as well, simply because it was just so much fun. It is an easy book to get lost in. I certainly did.
Ailis is a girl with a secret. A well known detective, she is called in on several gruesome murders. When she realizes the murders are done by a vampire, she knows there is much more to the scene than meets the eye. So when Kenneth, a gorgeous, cultured vampire, strolls into the scene, Ailis is convinced that if he isn’t behind the murders, he must know who is. So in an attempt to find out what he knows, she starts to see him. What neither of them realizes is that there is much more going on that either of them knows. When Ailis begins developing more strange and unusual powers than she already had, and a ghost from Kenneth’s past suddenly pops up, their world is turned upside down. Can Ailis and Kenneth solve the mystery and find out who is behind the killings? Can they reconcile the fact that they have each lost their hearts to each other? Will they be able to handle Ailis’s long lost family secret? Grab a seat and hang on for the ride of your life. This book will not disappoint.
Ailis has spent her entire life pretending that she did not have powers. Her mother deemed them UN normal and therefore bad. Her grandmother spent the first years of Ailis’ life teaching her, preparing her for a great destiny. When her mother found out she moved them away from her grandmother and teacher. So she decided to spend her life on the side of law enforcement. Her only problem now is that she is pretty sure the serial murders her homicide unit is investigating are not being committed by a human. In walks the most gorgeous man she has ever seen. What’s wrong with that? Ailis not only knows that he is a vampire but she also knows that he is the one who’s been draining child molesters and murderers and leaving an empty carcass for her to find. During her investigation she unearths secrets about her families past that takes her beck to Camelot to right a wrong that occurred hundreds of years ago. Can she trust this vampire to help her solve a mystery that could very well end up with her being life challenged herself?
Dangerously attractive vampire, Kenneth has been around long enough to know that there are no such things as coincidences. That’s why, when he meets the undeniably strong willed homicide detective Ailis, he knows that there is a good explanation as to why she looks identical to his long dead fiancé. He just has to figure out what that would be. It doesn’t take long for her to remind him that he has a heart and what it feels like when it is breaking. When his one hundred year nemesis shows up in Miami and tries to force Ailis to join him, he realizes that her powers are worth something to even the worst of his kind. He pledges to protect her from any danger as long as he is still breathing. If those trying to keep her from fulfilling her destiny have anything to do about it, that won’t be long at all.