Blood of the Wicked (Dark Mission Series)

Blood of the Wicked (Dark Mission Series)

by Karina Cooper

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Blood of the Wicked (Dark Mission Series) by Karina Cooper

Blood of the Wicked scared me, thrilled me, and made me fall in love with the characters. I want more and I can’t wait to see what she writes next!”
—Cherry Adair

Bestselling author Christina Dodd calls Karina Cooper, “A brilliant new voice in paranormal romance.” Karina’s extraordinary debut novel, Blood of the Wicked, is exhilarating, terrifying, mesmerizing, and hotter than hell. Unfolding in an alternate Earth forever changed by mass catastrophes and ruled by repression, bigotry, and fear, the spellbinding story has sworn enemies joining forces—united by need and irresistible passion—to achieve a frightening  goal that almost certainly means death for one of them. A brilliantly imaginative and breathtakingly sensuous tale of witches and witch hunters, Blood of the Wicked immediately rockets Karina Cooper into the elite company of J. R. Ward, Kresley Cole, and Charlaine Harris.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062046857
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/31/2011
Series: Dark Mission Series , #1
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 669,719
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 6.70(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Born from the genetic mash-up of lesser royalty, storytellers, wanderers and dreamers, Karina Cooper was destined to be a creative genius. As a child, she moved all over the country like some kind of waifish blonde gypsy and learned how to adapt to the new cultures her family settled in. When she (finally) grew up, she skipped the whole genius part and fell in love with writing Paranormal Romance because, really, who doesn't love hot men and a happy ending?

When she isn't writing about things that go bump in the night, Karina designs Steampunk and neo-Victorian couture for gentleman hobbyists and ladies of questionable reputation. She lives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest with a husband, three cats, one rabbit and a passel of adopted gamer geeks.

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Blood of the Wicked 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 18 reviews.
harstan More than 1 year ago
Holy Order warrior Silas Smith is a true believer in the cause of hunting down and killing witches before they turn what is left of civilization that they original destroyed even deeper into the cesspool of hell. Jess Leigh tries to remain below the grid as a person who has done nothing wrong except be a witch. In New Seattle at the Pussycat Perch strip jaunt, the hunter and the hunted meet. They are attracted to each other, but she knows his kind burn her kind at the stake. As Jess conceals her witch heritage, Silas reenlists her help as he goes after his target Caleb, a witch who happens to be her brother. The first visit to the Dark Mission alternate earth is an exciting dark romantic urban fantasy in which Karina Cooper deftly constructs her mythos inside of the fast-paced and action-packed story line. The lead couple is a terrific taboo pairing as he hunts and kills her kind as being the Blood of the Wicked who destroyed the world; now as he falls in love Silas targets her sibling in Operation Echo Location. This is a superb first act as hot romance and dangerous adventure delightfully merge in the Cooper world. Harriet Klausner
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was good
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Collapses on ground unconscious.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Misty takes the attaxker to result one
LindaTownsend More than 1 year ago
Jessie is an independent witch having lost her Mom when very young and single-handedly raising her brother. Her brother, also a witch, has since disappeared leaving Jessie instructions not to look for him. Silas in a missionary of the New Order searching for Jessie's brother. He has tracked down Jessie in the hopes that her brother can be found with her voluntary or coerced cooperation. The New Order has been on a mission to search for and destroy all witches since their magic was blamed for the apocolypse a half century ago. Silas does not realize that Jessie is also a witch. Sparks fly... Magic flares... I thoroughly enjoyed this debut author by Karina Cooper. I've already started the 2nd book in this series and can hardly wait for the 3rd book to be released...
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Cormia More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this book. Can't wait to read the next one!
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Arlens_Nookie More than 1 year ago
Read in paper back and was very impessed with her writting.