‘Anything you thought you knew about our world? Forget it. Someone has tossed out the rulebook. Ghosts can cross the divide. Hell-hounds can manifest. Demi-demons can possess living children…It’s not going to get any better until it’s over’
It’s over. I mean 13 books and a whole load of short stories and it’s done. The Women of the Otherworld have averted disaster for a whole decade and now we shall see no more of them, or at least not as much as we’re used to. And the best part? well that’s easy. It saw Kelley Armstrong return to her best. Continue reading
Waking the Witch is Savannah Levine’s first appearance as a narrator and to be perfectly honest it was underwhelming. She’s the daughter of a sorcerer and a black witch (who also happens to be half demon) and this combination, along with her memorable appearances throughout the series, has made her a very promising character. She could blow us away with her wit, capture our hearts by missing her deceased mother, wow us with her raw magical powers and impress us with her intelligence and how she’s a great female lead. Continue reading
Personal Demon sees Hope adams, the chaos-demon who worked with Jaime in the previous novel, basking in her own adventure. She’s a tabloid journalist (luckily being in Miami she’s not going to be called to the Leveson Inquiry anytime soon) who struggles with her fondness for chaos….although that might be the demon part of her.
It’s a hit she needs like a drug addict needs crack yet she’s determined to use her twisted powers for good. Most of the time she helps out the interracial council (the council made of different supernatural leaders in order to keep everyone in order), but when Benicio Cortez (Lucas’ mischievous father) dangles a juicy chaos-tasting morsel in front of her she cannot resist. Continue reading
Review number three of the Fond Farewell Posts and we’ve come to Dime Store Magic, the first novel to have Paige Winterbourne as its narrator.
Nine months after the events of Stolen Paige has taken custody of Savannah the teenage witch (see what I did there) yet life never seems I be so easy. The Coven, a group of witches who are basically scared of their own powers, continually complain about Paige’s new ward. They just want a quiet life and Savannah is anything but. Continue reading