Succubus on Top (Georgina Kincaid Series #2)

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Love hurts, and no one knows it better than Georgina Kincaid. If she so much as kisses Seth Mortensen, the shy, sexy writer she's been dating, she'll drain his life force. Admittedly, the shapeshifting and immortality perks of a succubus are terrific, but it's completely unfair that a she-demon whose purpose is seduction can't get down with the one mortal who accepts her for who she is. . .

It's not just her personal life that's in chaos. Doug, Georgina's co-worker at a local ...

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Overview

Love hurts, and no one knows it better than Georgina Kincaid. If she so much as kisses Seth Mortensen, the shy, sexy writer she's been dating, she'll drain his life force. Admittedly, the shapeshifting and immortality perks of a succubus are terrific, but it's completely unfair that a she-demon whose purpose is seduction can't get down with the one mortal who accepts her for who she is. . .

It's not just her personal life that's in chaos. Doug, Georgina's co-worker at a local bookstore, has been exhibiting bizarre behavior, and Georgina suspects something far more demonic than double espressos. She could use an assist from Bastien, an irresistibly charming incubus and her best immortal friend, but he's giving Georgina some highly distracting come-hither vibes. Georgina is going to have to work solo on this one--and fast, because soon, Doug's life won't be the only one on the line. . .

"Compulsively readable." --Rachel Caine

"No other succubus will do!" --Vicki Pettersson

"A delicious treat for Georgina fans!" --Kat Richardson

"If damnation is this fun, sign me up!" --Lilith Saintcrow

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Publishers Weekly

When a demon succubus falls for a mortal man, their relationship faces some sticky sweet obstacles in Mead's follow-up to her steamy 2006 paranormal debut, Succubus Blues. By day, shape-shifting beauty Letha, aka Georgina Kincaid, works at a Seattle bookstore; by night, in flagrante, she sucks the life energies of mortals. Her besotted bestselling writer boyfriend, Seth Mortenson, has agreed to a no-sex arrangement, and the "will they or won't they?" plot line grows tedious, as does Letha's character as the succubus with a heart of gold. Luckily, Mead provides cool side action when Letha's incubus pal, Bastien, enlists her help in taking down rabidly conservative radio host Dana Dailey. And bookstore co-worker Doug Sato finds his brushes with the demonic have some very pleasant side effects. It's hard to suspend disbelief, but this urban sextacular is a hoot. (Jan.)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780821780787
  • Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
  • Publication date: 8/1/2011
  • Series: Georgina Kincaid Series , #2
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 132,925
  • Product dimensions: 4.10 (w) x 6.70 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Richelle Mead

RICHELLE MEAD�is the #1�New York Times,�USA Today, and�Wall Street Journal�bestselling author of the Vampire Academy series and its spin-off series, Bloodlines. Originally from Michigan, she now lives in Seattle, Washington.
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SUCCUBUS ON TOP


By RICHELLE MEAD

KENSINGTON BOOKS

Copyright © 2008 Richelle Mead
All right reserved.

ISBN: 978-0-7582-1642-7


Chapter One

Demons are scary.

No matter what religion or walk of life you come from, this remains pretty constant. Oh sure, they have their absurd moments-especially in the circles I run with-but all in all, people have good reason to fear and avoid hell's diabolical servants. They're cruel and merciless, delight in pain and suffering, and torture souls in their free time. They lie. They steal. They cheat on their taxes.

Yet, in spite of all that, I couldn't help but think I was about to witness the most terrifying demonic act yet.

An awards ceremony. For me.

Horatio, vice demon of such-and-such division of Infernal Affairs, stood before me, trying to impart an air of solemnity to the moment and failing miserably. I suspected his sky blue polyester suit and matching paisley bow tie were largely to blame. The sideburns didn't help either. He probably hadn't left the inner circles of hell in about six centuries, back around the last time sky blue polyester was in style.

With a too-long clearing of his throat, he glanced back and forth between those gathered, verifying we were all paying attention. My supervisor Jerome stood nearby, looking utterly bored, occasionally glancing at his watch. Beside him, Horatio's impish assistant Kasper grinned from ear to ear. A briefcase sat on the floor near him, and he clutched an assortment of papers. The eager, suck-up, lapdog look on his face indicated a burning desire for promotion.

As for me ... well, I was fighting a hard battle to look excited too-and failing. Which was unacceptable, of course. I'm a succubus. My entire existence relies on making people-men in particular-believe and see what they want to in me. I can switch from simpering virgin to sultry dominatrix in a heartbeat. All it takes is a bit of shape-shifting and a dash of playacting. I'd picked up the former ability when I traded away my human soul; I'd acquired the latter over time. After all, you can't spend centuries telling every guy, "Yeah baby, you were the best I've ever had" and not learn a little something about schmoozing. Myths may paint us as ethereal, demonic creatures of pleasure, but honestly, being a succubus just comes down to a convincing poker face and a good sales pitch.

So, really, this awards thing shouldn't have been a problem for me. But Horatio wasn't making it easy to keep a straight face.

"Verily, it gives me great honor to be here today," he intoned in a nasal, baritone voice.

Verily?

"Hard work is what makes us great, and we gather here now to recognize one who has shown dedication and given her all to the Greater Evil. Such individuals are what make us strong, what will allow us to win in this immense battle when all tallies are counted at the end of time. Such individuals are worthy of our esteem, and we strive to reward their commitment, letting all know just how important it is to push hard against the odds and fight for our objectives in these difficult times."

He then added: "Whereas those who do not work hard are cast into the fiery pits of despair, to burn for all eternity and be ripped asunder by the hounds of hell."

I opened my mouth, on the verge of noting how that would be more cost effective than severance pay, but Jerome caught my eye and shook his head.

Meanwhile, Horatio had nudged Kasper, and the imp hastily handed over a gold embossed certificate. "It is therefore with great pleasure that I present unto you this Award of Achievement for Excellently Exceeding and Surpassing Requisite Succubus Quotas in this Most Recent Quarter. Congratulations."

Horatio shook my hand and handed me the certificate, which had been signed by about fifty different people.

This Certifies that: LETHA (alias Georgina Kincaid), Succubus in the Archdiocese of Seattle, Washington, United States of America, North America, Earth, has hereby Excellently Exceeded and Surpassed Requisite Succubus Quotas in this Most Recent Quarter, demonstrating outstanding performance in seduction, damnation, and corruption of human souls.

Everyone looked at me when I finished reading, so I supposed they expected some kind of speech or something. Mostly I was wondering if I'd get in trouble for trimming this down to fit an eight-by-ten frame. "Um, thanks. This is ... cool."

That seemed to satisfy Horatio. He nodded smartly, then shot a glance to Jerome.

"You must be so proud."

"Exceptionally," murmured the archdemon, stifling a yawn.

Horatio turned back to me. "Keep up the good work. You might find yourself in line for promotion to the corporate level."

As if giving my soul away wasn't already bad enough. I forced a smile.

"Well. There's still so much to do here."

"Excellent attitude. Most excellent. You've done well with her." He gave Jerome a chummy pat on the back, something my boss did not look happy about at all. He didn't really like friendly pats. Or being touched, period. "Well, if there's nothing more, I should probably-oh, I nearly forgot."

Horatio turned to Kasper. The imp handed over something else to his master.

"These are for you. As a token of our appreciation."

He gave me a gift card for Applebee's, as well as some Blockbuster free-rental coupons. Jerome and I both stared for a moment, dumbstruck.

"Wow," I finally said. The runner-up for this award probably got a gift card for Sizzler. Never doubt that second place really is the first loser.

Horatio and Kasper vanished. Jerome and I stood in silence for a few moments.

"You like riblets, Jerome?"

"Droll, very droll, Georgie." He strolled around my living room, pretending to study my books and artwork. "Nice job with the quota thing. Of course, it's easy to excel when you're starting at zero, huh?"

I shrugged and tossed the certificate on my kitchen counter. "Does it really matter? Still gets you the laurels. I figured you'd like that."

"Of course I do. In fact, I've been rather pleasantly surprised at just how well you've kept your promise."

"I always keep my promises."

"Not all of your promises."

My silence made him smile. "So what now? Going out to celebrate?"

"You know where I'm going. I'm going to Peter's. Aren't you?"

He avoided the question; demons excelled at that. "I thought perhaps other plans had arisen. Plans with a certain mortal. You do seem to be doing that an awful lot lately."

"It's none of your business what I do."

"All of your business is my business."

Again, I didn't answer. The demon stepped closer, dark eyes boring into me. For inexplicable reasons, he chose to look like John Cusack while walking the human world. That might seem like it would reduce his power to intimidate, but I swear, it only made things worse.

"How long are you going to keep up this farce, Georgie?" His words were a challenge, trying to draw me out. "You can't honestly think you have a future with him. Or that you two can stay chaste forever. For Christ's sake, even if you can keep your hands off him, no human male's going to stay celibate for long. Especially one with a large fan base."

"Did you miss the part where I said it's my business?"

Heat rose to my cheeks. Despite knowing better, I'd recently gotten myself involved with a human. I wasn't even entirely sure how it had happened since I've always gone out of my way to avoid that kind of thing. I guess you could say he sort of snuck up on me. One moment he was simply a warm and comforting presence at my side; the next I realized how intensely he loved me. That love had blindsided me. I hadn't been able to resist it and had decided to see where it might take me.

As a result, Jerome never failed to remind me of the potential disaster I courted daily in this romance. His opinion wasn't entirely unfounded. A small part of this was because I didn't have a good track record with serious relationships. The larger part was that doing much more than hand-holding with a human would inevitably lead to me sucking away some of his life. But hey, all couples have their stumbling blocks, right?

The demon smoothed down the jacket of his perfectly tailored black suit. "Just friendly advice. It makes no difference. I don't mind if you keep playing house with him-denying him a future, a family, a healthy sex life. Whatever. So long as you keep up the good work, it's all the same to me."

"Are you done with the pep talk? I'm late."

"One more thing. I thought you might like to know I just made some arrangements for a pleasant surprise. One you'll like."

"What kind of surprise?" Jerome didn't really do surprises. Not good ones, at least.

"Wouldn't be a surprise if I told you, now would it?"

Typical. I scoffed and turned away. "I don't have time for your games. Either tell me what's going on or leave."

"I think I'll leave. But, before I do, just remember something." He put his hand on my shoulder and turned me around to face him again. I flinched at his touch and his proximity. The demon and I were not as buddy-buddy as we had once been. "You only have one man who's a constant in your life, only one man you will always answer to. A hundred years from now, he will be dust in the earth, and I will be the one you keep coming back to."

It sounded romantic or sexual, but it wasn't. Not in the least. My tie to Jerome ran deeper than that. A binding and loyalty that literally went straight to my soul. A connection I was bound to for all eternity, at least until the powers of hell decided to assign me to a different archdemon.

"Your pimp routine is getting old."

He stepped back, undisturbed by my rancor. His eyes danced.

"If I'm a pimp, Georgina, what's that make you?"

There was an ostentatious poof of smoke, and Jerome disappeared before I could reply.

Fucking demons.

I stood alone in my apartment, turning over his words in my mind. Finally, remembering the time, I headed for the bedroom to change clothes. As I did, I passed Horatio's certificate. Its gold seal winked up at me. I flipped it over, face down, suddenly feeling queasy. I might be good at what I did, but that didn't mean I was proud of it.

I ended up only being about fifteen minutes late for my friend Peter's shindig. He answered his door before I could even knock. Taking in his billowing white hat and KISS THE COOK apron, I said, "I'm sorry. No one told me Iron Chef was being filmed here tonight."

"You're late," he chided, waving a wooden spoon in the air. "So what, you win an award and think you can forget all about propriety now?"

I ignored his disapproval and swept inside. It was the only thing you could do with an obsessive-compulsive vampire.

In the living room, I found our other friends Cody and Hugh sorting large piles of cash.

"Did you guys rob a bank?"

"Nope," said Hugh. "Since Peter's trying to provide us with a civilized meal tonight, we decided a civilized pastime was required."

"Money laundering?"

"Poker."

From the kitchen, I could hear Peter muttering to himself about a soufflé. It sort of diminished my image of a bunch of shady characters huddled around a backroom card table. "I think bridge would be more appropriate."

Hugh looked doubtful. "That's an old-person's game, sweetie."

I had to smile at that. "Old" was kind of a relative term when most of us could boast centuries. I had long suspected that among my circle of lesser immortals-those who were not true angels or demons-I had more years than any of them, never mind the optimistic claim of being twenty-eight on my driver's license.

"Since when do we even play games?" I wondered aloud. Our last attempt had involved a game of Monopoly with Jerome. Competing with a demon in a struggle for property and ultimate control is kind of futile.

"Since when don't we play games? Games of life, games of death. Games of love, of hope, of chance, of despair, and of all the myriad wonders in between."

I rolled my eyes at the newcomer. "Hello, Carter." I'd known the angel was lurking in the kitchen, just as Peter had felt me coming down the hall. "Where's your better half tonight? I just saw him. I thought he was coming too."

Carter strolled in and gave me one of his mocking smiles, gray eyes alight with secrets and mirth. He wore his usual transient ware, ripped jeans and a faded T-shirt. When it came to age, the rest of us couldn't even compare to him. We had all once been mortal; we measured our lives in centuries or millennia. Angels and demons ... well, they measured their lives in eternity. "'Am I my brother's keeper?'"

Classic Carter answer. I looked to Hugh, who was, in a manner of speaking, our boss's keeper. Or at least a sort of administrative assistant.

"He had to take off for a meeting," said the imp, stacking twenties. "Some kind of team-building thing in L.A."

I tried to imagine Jerome participating in a ropes course. "What kind of team building do demons do exactly?"

No one had an answer for that. Which was probably just as well.

While the money sorting continued, Peter made me a vodka gimlet. I eyed the bottle of Absolut on his counter.

"What the hell is that?"

"I ran out of Grey Goose. They're practically the same anyway."

"I swear, if you weren't already an abomination before the Lord, I'd accuse you of heresy."

When all the money was sorted, including my contribution, we sat around the vampires' kitchen table. Like everyone else in the known world right now, we started playing Texas Hold'em. I could play okay but fared far better with mortals than immortals. My charisma and glamour had less effect on this group, which meant I had to think harder about odds and strategy.

Peter scurried around during the game, attempting to play and watch his meal at the same time. It wasn't easy, since he insisted on wearing sunglasses while playing, which then had to be removed while he checked the food. When I commented on how this would be my second fancy dinner in two nights, he nearly had a fit.

"Whatever. Nothing you had last night will even compare to this duck I've made. Nothing."

"I don't know about that. I went to the Metropolitan Grill."

Hugh whistled. "Whoa. I wondered where you got the glow from. When a guy takes you to the Met, you can't really help but put out, huh?"

"The glow's from a different guy," I said uncomfortably, not really wanting to be reminded of a tryst I'd had this morning, even if it had been pretty hot. "I went to the Met with Seth." The memory of last night's dinner brought a smile to my face, and I suddenly found myself rambling. "You should have seen him. He actually didn't wear a T-shirt for once, though I'm not sure it made a difference. The shirt he did have on was all wrinkled, and he couldn't really tie the tie. Plus, when I first got there, he had his laptop out on the table. He'd shoved everything else aside-napkins, wineglasses. It was a mess. The waiters were horrified."

Four sets of eyes stared at me.

"What?" I demanded. "What's wrong?"

"You are," said Hugh. "You're a glutton for punishment."

Cody smiled. "Not to mention totally love struck. Listen to yourself."

"She's not in love with him," said Peter. "She's in love with his books."

"No I'm-" The words died on my lips, mainly because I wasn't sure what I wanted to argue. I didn't want them to think I only loved the books, but I wasn't entirely sure I loved Seth yet either. Our relationship had blossomed with remarkable speed, but sometimes, I worried what I actually loved was the idea of him loving me.

"I can't believe you guys are still doing the sexless-dating thing," continued Hugh.

My temper flared. I'd already taken this from Jerome; I didn't need to hear it here too.

"Look, I don't want to talk about this if you guys are just going to nag me, okay? I'm tired of everyone telling me how crazy it is."

Peter shrugged. "I don't know. It's not that crazy. You always hear about these married couples who never have sex anymore. They survive. This would be almost the same thing."

"Not with our girl." Hugh shook his head. "Look at her. Who wouldn't want to have sex with her?"

They all looked again, making me squirm.

"Hey," I protested, feeling the need to clear up a point. "That's not the problem. He wants to, okay? He's just not going to. There's a difference."

"Sorry," said Hugh. "I'm just not buying it. He can't be with you in the clothes you wear and not crack. Even if he could, no guy could handle his woman seeing as much action as you do."

It was a well-worn point in my mind, the same Jerome had made, the one that worried me more than our ability to keep our hands off each other. One of my greatest nightmares involved having a conversation akin to: Sorry, Seth. I can't go out tonight. I have to go work this married guy I met, so I can get him to sleep with me, thus leading him further and further down the road to damnation while I suck away part of his life. Maybe when I'm done, you and I can catch a late movie. (Continues...)



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  • Posted September 8, 2009

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    alright

    So when i read the first book i was instantly hooked and went out and bought the other 3 books. I finished the 2nd book and thought it lacked something. The plot wasn't so thrilling and it took me 2 days to actually read it because i found myself bored. But it doesn't mean that i'm not excited to read the 3rd of 4th books, not every book in a series can be perfect. I still would recommend this series to my friends.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 7, 2012

    This book is great

    Love this series, along with all the others by Richelle Mead

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 5, 2012

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    i could read this book over and over again! its just sooooo good. richelle mead has captivated my attention since the beginning and is now my favorite author.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 28, 2012

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    Great read

    I got hooked on this series from the beginning. It is a quirky, fun read that goes by way too fast.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 7, 2011

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    Gotta have this one!!!

    Awesome read!!!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 10, 2013

    Richelle Mead writes another great sexy and funny read that had

    Richelle Mead writes another great sexy and funny read that had me addicted until the very end. Bastien visits and stirs things up around Georgina. He turns into someone that Georgina knows, trying to convince her to have sex with him in the familiar body. She knows she shouldn't, but can she control her inner succubus?




    After getting to know all the characters in the Succubus Blues, I was anxious to start right after finishing book 1. There's just enough humor, romance, and sex to keep me entertained for hours. Georgina has the full package being sexy, funny, and sweet. Not to mention, she's a complete bad-ass. All while being a life stealing succubus.




    But, does Georgina really think that she can be with Seth and not hurt him. She's immortal, and will eventually out live him. Why aren't they both assessing the situation and understanding it will never work. In order for her to even live she must sleep with strange men. That's got to get under Seth's skin some what. Even though he is sexy, mysterious, and oh so perfect. Even with his shy coy personality. 




    I cannot wait to start book 3. No, literally. I am starting it right now. I give this book 5/5.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 2, 2012

    Buy it!!!

    If you read the first one just buy the complete rest of the series hands down!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 22, 2010

    I have a new favorite.

    I am a die hard Anita Baker fan. But I think I have a new favorite. Kincaid is very relatable. Seth is the only charater I have a problem with; he is too perfect. I would much rather see her with Sabastin all the time... that is my kinda guy. Mead has a great imagination and gift for words. Definatley good for a light read.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 16, 2014

    Things start to get interesting!

    I had hear great things about this book, so I bought it along with the first book. Things get more complicated for Georgina, Seth and the rest of the characters and entertaining as well. Read this and you will love it.

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  • Posted August 24, 2012

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    Check it out

    Georgina and Seth will it happen or won't it happen. Everything else is just secondary. Background characters good. And is Seth too good to be true

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 18, 2012

    Great

    I love the book. Gonna go purchase book 3 right NOW!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2012

    Better than the first!

    I love the sarcasms in this one. The first one was funny too but this one just seems better.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 8, 2012

    Amazing

    Love it

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  • Posted February 20, 2012

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    Another Great Paranormal Mystery ¿ with Demons!

    I listened to this as an audiobook, narrated by Elisabeth Rodgers, so my review is based on that version.

    This the second book in the Georgina Kincaid series and takes up where the last one ended. Although it could be listened to without reading the first book in the series, there was so much covered in book one that I think you would be a bit lost jumping into this second in the series.

    In this book, Georgina is still pining after Seth, but now that he knows her secret he doesn’t push things. Well most of the time he doesn’t push things. Okay …. She almost sucks the life from him on several occasions and they are still working out what is safe and what is going to lead to his very early demise.

    Georgina’s incubus friend Bastien is introduced in this story. Bastien is not here just to visit with Georgina, he needs her help to score some brownie points and take down a high-powered lady. He just can’t get the lady to be interested in him. Maybe he is losing his incubus seduction powers. I always wondered what would happen if an incubus and a succubus go together. LoL

    Overall, this was a pretty good book. There was a lot going on and it kept me listening intently to try to catch all the twists and turns. I think if you enjoyed the first book in the series, this second book is a must read.

    The Narration Review
    This audiobook was narrated by Elisabeth Rodgers. Once again, I felt that she had a slight over-enunciation on certain parts. Reminds me of when I used to sing in choir and the choir teachers would have us over-enunciate certain things to be sure they were understood. It’s not too distracting, just reminds me of school girls talking to talk haughty.

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  • Posted November 16, 2011

    A good read!

    Good follow up to Succubus Blues.

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  • Posted October 31, 2011

    Great SF Read

    I enjoyed the book as it flowed cleanly and builds to the end, it kept my interest and kept the plot lines tight so it was like reading a book with great characters verses reading multiple plot lines that never came together. Excellent just sit down and enjoy. -- I now look for this author and would buy what she writes, as I know I will entertained.

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  • Posted October 15, 2011

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    Its ok

    I keep reading because i want to know how her and Seth end up. This is not a series i would pay for.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 12, 2011

    FAIL B&N

    So someone lent this book to me through their Nook. I would loooove to read it but Barnes & Noble wants my credit card in order to do so. If it's a lend, it's free, so why do they need my credit card? It really feels unnecessary and a violation of privacy.

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  • Posted October 3, 2011

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    All about forbidden temptations...

    My Review:
    This book is all about the forbidden and temptations. As a result, I gave it a little bit lower rating than the first, because I wasn't thrilled with a lot of Georgina's actions in this story. BUT that is one of the brilliant things about Richelle's writing...Georgina is a FLAWED character, but you still like her and still feel for her and the challenges that she is going through every day...even when she makes the wrong choices. My heart aches for her on so many levels and this book increased that ache ten-fold.

    There are two main stories going on within this book. The first is the drug story line that Georgina's co-worker Doug is dealing with which creates challenges for her at the bookstore and in her immortal life. The second is that Georgina's old friend and incubus, Bastien, is in town trying to save his career. He has recruited her help in that as they try to take down a highly well-known and extremely controversial political figure in the Seattle area. In the background of all of this is the new relationship between Seth & Georgina, which is difficult in that if they kiss passionately or anything above that, then she will suck parts of his soul away. She is dealing with quite a bit of stress in her life.

    There is not a whole lot more that I can say without giving away spoilers. There were moments throughout this book that I literally felt sick about the choices that Georgina was making, but she is not a bad person. Richelle is simply a brilliant writer to maintain that fine line so that you continue to like and root for Georgina. And, OMG, don't even get me going about what a wonderful character Seth is. I love all the aspects of his character and that he is NOT what most would consider as a perfect hero for a romance. He's shy and introverted, but he's also loyal and so in love with Georgina...AND accepting of her faults. Their whole dynamic is just so well-written. I don't think that there are many authors out there that could pull off writing what Richelle is writing and keep you rooting for all the characters, but she manages that balance.

    It really is a brilliant book and dynamic...and so addicting. I honestly am having a REALLY hard time stepping away from these books. So good!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 19, 2011

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    BEST READ EVER! HOT!HOT!HOT

    Just as good as Vampire Academy if not better. Definately more adult than the VA series but i just cant get enough. I am already on the 6th book in the series. Who knew I could fall in love with a succubus and her crazy demon friends. Quite an unusual love story going on in this series. Richelle Mead is an amazing author. Be sure to check it out!

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