A Blood Seduction (Vamp City Series #1)

A Blood Seduction (Vamp City Series #1)

by Pamela Palmer

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ISBN-13: 9780062107497
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/29/2012
Series: Vamp City Series , #1
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 591,296
Product dimensions: 4.18(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.96(d)

About the Author

When New York Times bestselling author Pamela Palmer's initial career goal of captaining starships didn't pan out, she turned to engineering, satisfying her desire for adventure with books and daydreams, until finally succumbing to the need to create worlds of her own. Pamela lives and writes in the suburbs of Washington, D.C.

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A Blood Seduction: A Vamp City Novel 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 253 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved her previous series, tried and tried to read this book but I HATED!! it. So much ugliness and vileness I couldn't stand it. I finally gave up after 126 pages. If you like the dark, cruel and depraved side of fantasy maybe this book would be for you, but it left me feeling like I'd rolled in a pile of rank fish guts that had been left out in the sun for a week!! You just can't even shower that kind of ick off! I read for enjoyment and there was nothing enjoyable about this book for me.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I've read a few vampire/paranormal books and this one has the same creepy vibe as the K.M. Moning series. This is not a fun romp, this is for folks who like the Saw series of movies. If gore floats your boat, hey, read what you like. It disturbs me a bit, though, that rape and torture have become so mainstream that this didn't even have a mild heads up on the description. I'm pretty surprised B&N put it out as a free book, actually. No disparagment intended towards the author, I'm posting because I sometimes look at the "most helpful" one star reviews, and hope to give fair warning to any other non-horror fans. I was expecting more of a romance type book myself.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I always get the free Friday books so I didn't dig too deep. That was my fault. I'll be more careful after this one. This book is well written and well thought out but.....yuck. I don't care for rape, torture or slavery. The ''banquet'' was really bad. If you like movies like Hostel or Saw you may like this. If not, don't get it. I won't get anything from this author in the future. I am happy I didn't pay for this.
DaniC More than 1 year ago
Since I love Pamela Palmer’s Feral Warriors series I just knew I would love her newest series. Pamela Palmer has a way of capturing you and holding you so you don’t want to put down her books. That is what happened here. Even though I did not like the plot at all I still could not put it down. The story was just way too dark for me. It was more Urban Fantasy/Horror than Paranormal Romance. The hero, Arturo, is the worst hero I have ever read. I found nothing redeeming about him. I like Quinn and understood her determination to find her brother but what I don’t understand is how she was even remotely attracted to Arturo. Will I read book two in the series? No. This was way too dark, gruesome and not enough romance for me.
BooksnKisses More than 1 year ago
hhhmmm, where to start with this review. I have very mixed feelings about this book. I didn’t love this book, I didn’t hate this book, I am not sure if I like or not. I really really really wanted to like this book. I like the idea behind this book. But didn’t really connect with the characters. I really wanted to like Arturo (our hero? I am not sure I would call him that), but is he is a rat, a snake, a really dirt bag, I could go ON and ON about his dirt bagness, but I won’t. I kept hoping through the whole book he would change, but no he was a dirt bag right up to the end. Quinn, oh what can I say about Quinn our heroine in this book. Her loyalty to her brother is great. She can take a punch like no one’s business, but damn that girl for trusting such a self serving vampire. There were moments in this book that made me like these two, but for the most part I struggled with them. I am hoping that as this series goes on the books get better. A Blood Seduction was a little rough for me. And let me tell you there truly is no such thing as a good vampire in Vamp City. So if you are looking for a happily ever after story this is not for you. If you are looking for a vampire story were ALL the vamp’s are bad then you need to get a copy of A Blood Seduction.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This story was a bit hard to take at times, with all the violence and gruesome scenes. The "romance" part was so light as to be almost non-existent. The ending did indeed leave the reader hanging, but in my case, I won't buy the next book in the series to see how the story ends.
AustynMacKenzie More than 1 year ago
Hello Damon Salvatore! Set in amazing world, I absolutely loved the hero, Arturo who you just love to hate. Sure he can be a bit evil, but then he shows just a glimmer of the good guy you know is hiding and can't help but want to root for him. He reminds me a lot of Damon Salvatore from Vampire Diaries who I am absolutely in love with. Arturo is a vampire and is very dark but he has a soft side when it comes to Quinn. I'm looking forward to watching his evolution throughout the rest of the series and I absolutely can't wait for the next book!
bookholiday More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this story. There was so much to like. very good book!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I expected this to be a series where one couple falls in love then in book two another does. This however surprised me bc its a continuation series. The first book sets up so much plot and leaves you wanton for mmore at the end. However in my personal opinion i wanted it to somehow close a few loose ends. It didnt. And im a little disappointed. However palmer is still an extraordinary and effective writer. As for the main character. I felt completely helpless with her journey. She has all this power yet is powerless. It annoyed me. Going into this story with my favorite author enthusaium, i came out of it with so many questions left unaswered....i dont mean to be mean, but i dislike that feeling and am really sad i have to wait for the next one and buy the next one only to probably to have more questions once more.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Struggled to get through this book. Towards the end it got a little better but not much. Hated the ending because of course you will have to read another book to finish the story. Needless to say I wont be reading it. Alot of gorey parts in this book. I hated the main male character. He is a vampire who constantly lies throughout the book to the main female character, Quinn. Just didnt like it..
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Alright, i am ten years old i love reading i am 5 galexys far far far Byond readers my age so i resort to readin adult and teen books.but the junk people put in these books is amazing i cant go 2 capters into a book without reading something about sex,drugs,cursing, or abuse or something like that. I read for the pleasure of it and quite frankly i cant go a day with out reading even an paragraph and this isnt helping bn please put more child friendly books that kids and adults can read because aparently it is either 2 year old books or crazy inapropriet adult books PLEASE I DONT HAVE ALOT OF MONEY AND CANT GO ON THE CREDIT CARD!!!!!!!! IWANT TO LOOK FORWARD TO FREE FRIDAYS KIDS HAVE NOOKS TO NOT JUST ADULTS. ~the W
Romance-Reader More than 1 year ago
A whiney female & a vampire without a backbone!!! It was like a broken record.
BookReaderAnnie More than 1 year ago
I'm not usually a fan of urban fantasy so when I was asked to read this I wasn't sure how I'd feel about the book. I am a fan of Palmer's so I gave it a try. What happened was me getting totally involved within the story and not being about to put it down. I just loved it. Now that said, I do have to tell you that at times it's a little dark, and it's also somewhat light on the romance, but the romance is there. My biggest problem with the story is that I have to wait so long to find out what's going on in Vamp City.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fine once you ignore the porn aspect of it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not to my liking.
LaurinW More than 1 year ago
I’ve been a huge fan of vampire stories since Barnabas Collins (the original one, not the Johnny Depp version). I’m a huge Buffy the Vampire Hunter fan. I enjoyed the Twilight books. I loved the early Anita Blake books. A Blood Seduction is not like any of those iterations of the vampire myth and, while it’s categorized as a paranormal romance it has much more in common with the dark urban fantasy genre – at least in this first book. I expect the romance to ramp up as the series continues. (spoiler alert) Vamp City is dark, scary, dangerous, and humans don’t have a chance, yet Quinn Lennox overcomes all the reasons she should run back to her world and makes the best of a bad situation, all for the love of her brother, Zach. Zach is everything to her and she risks everything to find him and return him to safety. That makes her brave, courageous, a heroine to admire and root for. I really liked how she started out rather timid but grew through the story into a woman who would not be thwarted in her quest to save her brother, even if it meant her life – or worse. To me, this is the epitome of a great heroine – someone who steps out of her safe, normal (sort of) world and takes on more than she ever thought she could. And then there is Arturo. If ever there was a vampire caught in his own odd sense of loyalty it’s this guy. He’s described as a snake, a betrayer, but there is only one person he won’t stand against in Quinn’s defense – Cristoff – his maker and his master. Arturo is a snake on the outside, the loyal aide of the sadistic Cristoff, and he’s loyal for a reason – though we don’t know what it is yet! But if anyone else goes for Quinn he’s there, keeping her as safe as he can while keeping his loyalty to Cristoff in place…until he finds a way around that loyalty that doesn’t burn any bridges…yet. I'm not in love with Arturo yet, but i'm fascinated by him and can't wait to see this bad boy with a soft heart for Quinn grow into a better man...um, vampire...as the series continues. This is not a vampire story for the faint of heart – there are parts that verge on horror – but I can’t wait to read the next book in the Vamp City series. The characters are complex, the magic intriguing, the world scary, dangerous, and wonderfully described, and, at the end of this book, the promise of so much more story hangs in the air waiting for the reader to return to Vamp City.
Falln2books More than 1 year ago
A Blood Seduction is a terrific start to a new series. Palmer weaves together two separate worlds, our world and the world of Vamp City, flawlessly. Be warned that this book is extremely dark. It is not for the faint of heart or those who have weak stomachs. There are some very intense, graphic, and disturbing torture scenes. The vampires in this novel are extremely evil and pretty much soulless. There are a few exceptions, but none of them are actually good. However, if you can stand the torture scenes and sheer darkness of the book, the story is amazing. It's full of mystery, action, romance, intrigue, and well-developed characters. I can't wait to see what happens next in Vamp City. A Blood Seduction is told from various limited third person POVs. Somehow, Palmer manages to do this and still maintain an air of mystery around Arturo and his true intentions. There's a sense of urgency throughout the entire story because you don't know if Quinn's going to live from one minute to the next, and she's a likable character. Also, you don't know if Arturo is going to screw her over or be a knight in shining armor. The whole thing leads to a lot of frustration, but also the inability to put the book down. I read this all in one setting because I had to know what was going to happen. To me, that's the mark of a good book. All of the characters are well-developed, although extremely flawed. It's easy to tell who the narrator is following because of the very distinct personality traits of the characters. Also, the narrator's voice changes with each character change. It's almost like free indirect discourse, but a little more defined than that. I'm so torn over how I feel about Arturo. I can't decide if I like him yet or not. On the one hand, he's a very compelling character who obviously has some good in him, but on the other hand, he's such a freaking snake that I can't trust that he's actually going to do anything good in the long run. I almost like him because of my conflicting emotions about him. I would like to see more of his good side in the future, though. Quinn is likable and easy to relate to. She has unwavering loyalty, but a few self esteem issues and a bad temper. I like when characters are flawed. It makes them more realistic. The story follows Quinn the most, but slips into Zack's and Arturo's POV sometimes as well. The world Palmer created within Vamp City is intriguing and fascinating. The rules are clearly defined, but because no one is ever honest, it's hard to know which rules are actually true and which ones were made up to give people a false sense of security. An idea of an alternate universe that's stuck in the past and exists over our world is an interesting concept. The fact that some people can pass in between the two worlds and that people go missing because they are getting kidnapped and brought into the other world is even more fascinating. Palmer puts in some nice details about the landscaping, too, such as only dead trees can grow in Vamp City. And it's either dusk or night time... never full daylight. Also, even though Vamp City was created in 1870, it seems to be a mash-up of various time periods. Events like the Games and the banquets that are held and everything are throw backs to earlier times. The pacing for the story is spot-on, and there is never a dull moment within the plot. The entire plot is filled with action, adventure, suspense, and/or romance. Good read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was iffy on the plot... A seemingly alternate realty paralleling Washington, D.C called Washington V.C. (VC For Vampire City) where the vampires feed on both emotions and blood and the town in stuck in the 1870's. I thought that it was a very unique idea but I feel that it was poorly executed. The lead male protagonist and love interest of our heroine was just creepy and not trustworthy. And it made it harder to really like the heroine that she so stupidly fell for his lies time after time. The transitions from character points of view was confusing at times as well. I felt that there were a lot of things lacking in this book while at the same time feeling like there was a lot of action happening in the plot. Perhaps is was lacking in detail and just had so much crammed in while at the same time leaving you wanting something more. I haven't decided if I would be interested in reading a second book even though this ended with a big potential cliff hanger. I have the feeling a second book would be a regurgitated version of this one. It is a much different take on a vampire novel. I applaud the author's creativity.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Stats: 220-ish nook pages. Dark urban fantasy, think Moning's Fever series. Rated R sex and extreme violence. I won't buy the next book because I hate the characters. One betrays left and right while the other keeps forgiving the betrayals. Frustrating! It is well written and free, so give it a try if you can handle some darkness and violence--the bad guys ALWAYS win in this book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not bad...not good...but not bad either. Wont go out and buy the next book in the series. It just wasnt that gripping. Parts of it was too laughable to be believed. Too over the top in the graphic violence as if the author were trying to shoxk the reader, but it came across so over the top it was just laughable.
Bwitchd3 More than 1 year ago
This is another one of those books that unexpectedly captivates you. You’ll devour it in a day, maybe two if you have a life or death situation to resolve. Because this is the first book of a series, you know that the connection between Quinn and Arturo is far from over, and the ending makes that perfectly clear. It’s a fun read that will satisfy any paranormal and/or romance fan.
DarkFaerieTales on LibraryThing 8 months ago
Review Courtesy of Dark Faerie TalesQuick & Dirty: A great start to a dark new series where the vampires are sexy and frightening. Everything is not as it seems in this world.Opening Sentence: Perched on her stool in the chilly lab of the Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, Quinn Lennox studied the lab results on the desk in front of her.The Review:Quinn Lennox has been plagued by increasing visions of objects that she calls Shimmers. The Shimmers make Quinn feel uneasy but they also change her clothing and car interior when she passes through them. Sometimes Quinn can see things through the Shimmers, like old buildings and carriages. At the same time people have been reported missing around Washington, D.C. Unfortunately for Quinn, her brother¿s friend, Lily disappears. Quinn and her brother Zack spend some time looking for Lily until they stumble upon a Shimmer that only Quinn can see.Quinn and Zack pass through the portal into a strange world. They can¿t make it back through the portal so they decide to explore this new place. The world is dark and the buildings are old, some are in really poor shape, and the roads are not paved. Screams carry throughout the dark and then they are attacked by a pair of vampires. Quinn and Zack are separated from each other and are taken as slaves. Quinn has been taken in by Arturo, a vamp who feeds on blood and fear. Arturo quickly realizes that Quinn isn¿t a normal human being, that she has sorcerer blood living in her. Arturo tells Quinn that she is needed to renew the magic of Vamp City because the world is collapsing and shrinking in on itself. Quinn doesn¿t care about her supposed magic all she cares about is rescuing her brother (not so much Lily for some reason) and getting the hell out of Vamp City.Arturo delivers Quinn to his master, Cristoff, a nasty vampire who feeds off of pain. Quinn is torn between escaping, finding her brother, learning to harness her powers and her growing attraction towards Arturo. Vamp City is not a good place to be trapped in.Most of the story is told from Quinn¿s point of view, very little is told from Arturo¿s perspective. Zack probably has more scenes than Arturo does. Quinn is a smart girl who makes quite a few stupid decisions, decisions that she is pretty sure could kill her but she knows she couldn¿t live with herself if she didn¿t do anything about Zack. (As someone who has a brother named Zack these scenes probably played with my emotions more than normal.) Quinn¿s feelings towards Arturo are questionable because he is a ¿snake¿ with his smooth words and lies. She knows he isn¿t the most trustworthy but he hasn¿t once hurt her (beside the time when they first met when he acted like he was going to rape her to feed on her fear). Arturo is a vampire that you just want to believe is good down to his core but he doesn¿t do much to alleviate that sentiment.¿There is no such thing as a good vampire,¿ a fellow slave tells Quinn and it is basically the theme of the vampires in A Blood Seduction. The vampires may look sexy and delicious but they are definitely not lovable teddy bears, not only do the vampires feed on blood, they feed on pain or fear and they relish in their emotional feedings. The world-building in this book is spot on, from historical Washington D.C. to the different types of vampires to their slaves, especially the immortal slaves. The level of violence in this world is high with vampires who can torture their immortal slaves and then wipe their minds of the scary event so as to not ruin their slaves. Thankfully, the violence isn¿t really described in detail but a number of bloodcurdling screams really let the imagination fly.I went into A Blood Seduction thinking that it was a Paranormal Romance but the story definitely came off as Urban Fantasy. Quinn¿s story is by far not finished and this book left me craving for more. I want to know what will happen next. If you like a good dark urban fan
shewolfreads on LibraryThing 8 months ago
A Blood Seduction was both original and exciting, frustrating and aggravating. My excitement for it has everything to do with the world-building. This is truly the best part of the book. What frustrated me and keeps me from praising this book to the rafters is the heroine. Had the characters matched the originality of the world in which they were set, this book would easily have been a five star review for me. But, unfortunately, it failed to meet those expectations.Quinn Lennox is a researcher at the National Institute of Health, just outside of Washington DC. She lives with her younger brother, Zack, in an apartment they share near George Washington University where Zack is a student. All would be well with Quinn if she weren¿t experiencing these unsettling visions ¿ sometimes Quinn sees images of another world. She can look across the street from her apartment and see a dilapidated old brownstone where a modern building used to be. What she does not realize is that these visions are temporary portals to another world, a parallel Washington DC called Washington VC, or Vamp City. When looking for a friend who may have accidentally been pulled into one of these portals, both Zack and Quinn find themselves stranded in VC with no way out.Let¿s start with what I liked about this book ¿ the world. Vamp City is incredibly original. VC was created in 1870 by a sorcerer whose intention was to create a place specifically for vampires, where there is perpetual night, and the vampires rule supreme. The city is a weird combination of a city stuck in time (1870s) that has decayed and rotted, coupled with a few modern conveniences like cars and plumbing. The vampires are not the sparkly kind. These are brutal creatures who need both blood and other, less tangible things to survive. They are Emora, meaning they also feed off emotions like fear and pain. This makes for a very bleak world for humans who find themselves there. Oh, and did I mention old institutions like slavery are alive and well in VC? Yes, humans are slaves to vampires, kidnapped, put up on auction blocks, tortured and made into human chattel for vampire needs. This world is violent, brutal, bleak, disturbing, and original. Though there were some scenes that were hard to read, I have to give it up to Pamela Palmer for giving us a vampire world that is not sexy. Some authors create these worlds that are kind of scary, but are really just very cool and mysterious. Not so here. There were definite moments where I felt real fear for the human characters trapped in VC, a city you just want to get the hell out of. And right away. But when you create a world like VC, it¿s very hard to create sympathy for the characters who control things there. Arturo, the vampire who captures Quinn and basically tries to make her his slave, is the ¿hero.¿ Huh, what? No matter how sexy his Italian endearments are, no matter what chemistry or attraction exists between the two, and no matter that he is a ¿good¿ slave owner¿he¿s still a slave owner!!! And because of that, I really could not find myself liking or caring about him. Furthermore, because Quinn seems to have mixed feelings about him, to her detriment, I have no respect for her and question her intelligence. This makes it hard for me to care about Quinn. She came across as brave but not bright, thinking with her pants and not her head. And while this does not stop her from always trying to reach her goal ¿ finding and saving Zack ¿ it makes for some annoying moments between her and Arturo where she is constantly battling her attraction to him¿a slave owner! While I appreciate the courage of creating unredeeming characters like Arturo, I wish the heroine were a bit shrewder.The conclusion of this book almost saves it. Really. There is a twist that makes me interested in reading the next one¿but only if I can get past the frustrating and lackluster Quinn.
pollywannabook on LibraryThing 8 months ago
Review courtesy of All Things Urban FantasyI get so irritated by characters who huff and puff, threaten to take whatever they want whenever they want, and whisper terrifying things about themselves only to never follow through. Too many of them are all talk. In Pamela Palmer¿s A BLOOD SEDUCTION, the first book in the new Vamp City paranormal romance series, we get Arturo. Finally a love interest who walks the line between hero and villain.Arturo is a vampire who rescues Quinn from another vampire when she unwittingly stumbles into Vamp City. But instead of rescuing her for noble purposes, he takes her back to his mansion, ties her to his bed and proceeds to make good on all his threats. He stokes her fear higher and higher. Biting her, touching her, and laying out exactly what he intends to do to her: Make her one of his blood and sex slaves. He never apologizes for being a vampire, nor having the appetites that he has. He¿s harsh and dismissive of her situation. Of course, in addition to being a delicious villain, he does reveal his hero side too (although only when it helps him). In his very limited way, he grows to care for Quinn, but he never completely sheds his ruthless ways, at least not in A BLOOD SEDUCTION. If Quinn wants or needs something, he demands a price for his help. He lies, he betrays, and sympathy is not an emotion he experiences. He reminded me of a mix between Eric Northam from the Sookie Stackhouse series and Jericho Barrons from the Fever series. Without going into too much detail, the worldbuilding is super cool. A vampire city created by magic centuries ago for vampires to live openly. No sun, no rules, no mercy. Humans are caught and sold at slave auctions. Vampires feed on more than just blood. Some, like Arturo, feed on fear, other feed on pain. There are some very disturbing, but thankfully brief and without description, scenes with a pain feeder that mention horrifying torture devices that are of a sexual nature. Overall, A BLOOD SEDUCTION was an excellent read. Unique worldbuilding, truly evil vampires as well as ones who dance with villainy and heroism. Strong characters, and a great setup for future installments. The next Vamp City book will be released in 2013. I¿m already looking forward to it.Sexual Content: Scenes of sensuality, sex scenes, references to rape, references to sexual torture
AmberFIB on LibraryThing 8 months ago
A Blood Seduction is a terrific start to a new series. Palmer weaves together two separate worlds, our world and the world of Vamp City, flawlessly. Be warned that this book is extremely dark. It is not for the faint of heart or those who have weak stomachs. There are some very intense, graphic, and disturbing torture scenes. The vampires in this novel are extremely evil and pretty much soulless. There are a few exceptions, but none of them are actually good. However, if you can stand the torture scenes and sheer darkness of the book, the story is amazing. It's full of mystery, action, romance, intrigue, and well-developed characters. I can't wait to see what happens next in Vamp City. A Blood Seduction is told from various limited third person POVs. Somehow, Palmer manages to do this and still maintain an air of mystery around Arturo and his true intentions. There's a sense of urgency throughout the entire story because you don't know if Quinn's going to live from one minute to the next, and she's a likable character. Also, you don't know if Arturo is going to screw her over or be a knight in shining armor. The whole thing leads to a lot of frustration, but also the inability to put the book down. I read this all in one setting because I had to know what was going to happen. To me, that's the mark of a good book. All of the characters are well-developed, although extremely flawed. It's easy to tell who the narrator is following because of the very distinct personality traits of the characters. Also, the narrator's voice changes with each character change. It's almost like free indirect discourse, but a little more defined than that. I'm so torn over how I feel about Arturo. I can't decide if I like him yet or not. On the one hand, he's a very compelling character who obviously has some good in him, but on the other hand, he's such a freaking snake that I can't trust that he's actually going to do anything good in the long run. I almost like him because of my conflicting emotions about him. I would like to see more of his good side in the future, though. Quinn is likable and easy to relate to. She has unwavering loyalty, but a few self esteem issues and a bad temper. I like when characters are flawed. It makes them more realistic. The story follows Quinn the most, but slips into Zack's and Arturo's POV sometimes as well. The world Palmer created within Vamp City is intriguing and fascinating. The rules are clearly defined, but because no one is ever honest, it's hard to know which rules are actually true and which ones were made up to give people a false sense of security. An idea of an alternate universe that's stuck in the past and exists over our world is an interesting concept. The fact that some people can pass in between the two worlds and that people go missing because they are getting kidnapped and brought into the other world is even more fascinating. Palmer puts in some nice details about the landscaping, too, such as only dead trees can grow in Vamp City. And it's either dusk or night time... never full daylight. Also, even though Vamp City was created in 1870, it seems to be a mash-up of various time periods. Events like the Games and the banquets that are held and everything are throw backs to earlier times. The pacing for the story is spot-on, and there is never a dull moment within the plot. The entire plot is filled with action, adventure, suspense, and/or romance. The ending wraps things up nicely for this novel but leaves room for a sequel. It's not a cliffhanger, though, thankfully. However, the closing phrase has made me impatient for the second book, which is ridiculous because this one isn't even in stores yet. I have a long wait ahead of me!Overall, I really enjoyed this book, and I can't wait for the sequel. I'd recommend this book to fans of Patricia Briggs, Kelley Armstrong, Laurell K. Hamilton, and Kim Harrison. It's a bit darker than most of Briggs', Armstrong's and Harrison's work. However, if you