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Night Rising (Vampire Babylon Series #1)

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

exciting action-packed vampire thriller

Dawn Madison returns to California when private detective company Limpet & Co calls her informing her that her dad Frank vanished four days ago while working on the Robby Pennybaker case. Robby died twenty-three years ago, but he appears in a scene of the new movie Dia...
Dawn Madison returns to California when private detective company Limpet & Co calls her informing her that her dad Frank vanished four days ago while working on the Robby Pennybaker case. Robby died twenty-three years ago, but he appears in a scene of the new movie Diaper Derby even stranger he has not changed in the two plus decades one iota. Dawn hires on with the agency and works with techno geek Breisi who loves Frank, and psychic midget Kiko, who believes his new partner who has a key role to play in the upcoming war with the vampires. --- When the trio arrives at the home of Robbie¿s mother, Guards, the lowest form of being in the vampiric hierarchy, surround the place. They barely escape with their lives and Dawn reassesses her belief system as she now knows that vampires exist and somehow are tied to her father¿s disappearance. The vampires hide in the Underground from mortals and will go to any length to prevent outsiders from finding it or knowing they exist. Dawn and her companions learn about the lair during the first battle between humans and their predatory enemy, an omen of the bloody war that will soon follow. --- Readers will want to obtain the next two books in the series and not just because this is an exciting action-packed vampire thriller. Fans will want to know who the mysterious Joseph Limpet is, why he never leaves his abode, how he gets inside Dawn¿s mind and makes love to her though he seems to have no physical body. The audience will also wonder whether Dawn will find her father and if yes in what condition will he is in. This is a fantastic tale that sets up the next entries, but also provides booklovers with plenty of adventure and a touch of romance. --- Harriet Klausner

posted by harstan on December 9, 2008

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5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

Disliked

I have to say that I really disliked the main character. I thought the concept was fairly interesting, but just didn't like Dawn at all. I did finish the first book but unfortunately I had bought all three of the books (big mistake), luckily I still had my receipt and...
I have to say that I really disliked the main character. I thought the concept was fairly interesting, but just didn't like Dawn at all. I did finish the first book but unfortunately I had bought all three of the books (big mistake), luckily I still had my receipt and was able to return them all in time. Very unfortunate and I really love vampire, werewolves, etc. books and have read lots of them.

If you really want something good, I highly recommend the Night Huntress Series by Jeaniene Frost or the Cassandra Palmer books by Karen Chance.

posted by VampLoverKP on April 6, 2009

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 6, 2008

    I read everything but couldn't finish this

    I read every book I start but I couldn't finish this one. It was just boring. You didn't give a dam about the characters. The plot just circled around and after 200 pages I just gave up.

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