Like Tempted, Burned allows us to explore the story examining some of the main characters, meaning we are allowed to experience situations first hand, rather than learning of them through character narrative.
In the Otherworld, Zoey and Heath are on the run from the Darkness as Zoey decides between staying with Health or returning to her body to deal with the mess she has left behind. I really felt for Zoey as she struggled to come to terms with everything that had happened she’s just a teenager after all and I couldn’t blame her for wanting to stay where she was an hide from all her problems.
In an attempt to save her, Stark, Aphrodite and Darius , travel to the Isle of Skye (Scotland) to visit Sgiach, a vampyre who has separated herself from society and never leaves her Island. I loved the Scottish characters; Sgiach is such a wise and strong character, as is her guardian. Also, the idea of a remote island completely separate from all of society, except your chosen few of course, really appealed to me, and it seemed like such an amazing place. Stark uses his time on Skye learning to become a warrior and he undergoes a very dangerous quest to travel to the Otherworld and bring Zoey back – something that is very much unheard of!
Meanwhile, while trying to help Stark save Zoey, Stevie-Rae gets on the wrong side of the white bull, who is the personification of Darkness…