No one believed her but she made up her mind to suffer the consequences of her actions for no other reason than that her mother is safe now. Overall, a really good book, and I look forward to the sequel! I think more will likely come out in the second book and the premise here is good enough that I'm interested in continuing the series. The damn Helsings had me right where they wanted me. We also run Book of the Month Group Read and have Monthly and Yearly Challenges! I knew I wasn't going to win this fight so settled on curling into the strong shell his body made. Eyes that were roaming over me, taking in every inch, his face a picture of pride.
Visit the contact page to send us a message. Varick definitely grew on me as the book progressed. For the last 23 years of my life, that's the story I believed, but on the day a handsome stranger bails me out of jail my world is turned upside down, and suddenly I don't know who I am anymore. Traveling to a world where the Helsing Clan are not the do-gooders, and closer to a legend that makes sense, I won't give more spoilers but I enjoyed this perspective. I'll be uselessly serving potato stew for the rest of my life because I can't make anything grow. He was wearing a large coat with his hood pulled up. When Cass is moved from the African institute, she soon realises her captor isn't the only one trying to keep her prisoner.
But Logan isn't going down without a fight. And I couldn't bear to learn that he truly wasn't capable of being attracted to me in an entirely human capacity. But if I killed myself, I couldn't protect her. Selena I couldn't remember my father. Varick is next and we meet him back in 1803 while he's still human.
I liked the whole structure of the Games; how there were different challenges and such. That being said, I think I'm going to take a chance on this kickass book and hope it intrigues you just enough to read a snippet, wherein you will then be sucked into the story as I was. Especially now that Jameson is with him! Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest and wickedest son of the High King. One thing I just cannot stand in a book is: I released a breath I hadn't realise I'd been holding. So when her partner and fiancé dies in a mysterious fire while chasing down a lead in Salem, she suspects something dark and otherworldly is at play. Tension builds as the gods toy with the slayers and the vampires, compelling them.
Another aspect the author succeeded in I believe, was the whole psychological facet of the games. I enjoyed the V-games concept where every girl needs to reach the checkpoints in order to get to the next level and also not to forget the ticking time bomb that is placed on the back of their heads. When she's not writing, she's binging Netflix shows, going to the gym or at the pub pretending to be cool. This book was provided by Caroline Peckham in exchange for an honest review. What I think the author did very well was clearly portray the world she created. Selena made for a great heroine who had strength and determination in spades despite life doing its best to keep her down at every turn. Because of that, I just might need to read the sequel.
It felt natural and by the end I wanted nothing more than for them to exact their revenge and live happily ever after together. This book is thrilling, but more than that it's unique in its characters. All in all, a good book with a great ending. Cookbooks and Nutrition All books containing recipes and dietary advice. In the disease ridden land of Verald, life is mapped out much like the established rings of our kingdom. The Helsings would have gloated about her death otherwise.
Thank you so much for the opportunity, Caroline! But despite the fact surviving has always been her priority, suddenly, she finds herself torn between her head and her heart. Defeat all other suitors in hand-to-hand combat with your honour intact and balls - heirs needed. I recommend this book for sure. With May in dire trouble, two of his companions mysteriously missing, and the insurmountable task of reaching a mage who hasn't been seen for nearly ten years, Oliver has. I actually thought he was a bad guy but soon we get to see the good side of him.
And it seemed impossible to believe I wouldn't wake tomorrow in a coffin, hanging above a precipice or careering down a river. And my neck burned as I realised all of them could no doubt hear our conversation. Selena was still alive, that much I was relatively sure of. Instantly, I'm embroiled in a deadly game. Varick's character development was still being fleshed out, but I like what we've gotten so far. Those fuckers got really scary, at times.
Saying anymore would give away too much. We love to read but we got tired of spending hours on the internet looking for good free ebooks to read. I knotted my hands into his shirt, pulling him closer. You see her going through with the motions of her first days in prison and then something weird happens. As the admin of the group, I have a blog and a radio show called Dialogue. The writer can create a scene and a setting from the ground up.
Typhon was the name I went under to remain anonymous at the games. Both main characters were great. The writing is also absolutely beautiful in style, with many moments of wit, poignancy and vivid scenery throughout. But as the Council falls and the last of the allied army is destroyed, Isaac Rimori rises to power. If I give the appearance of a bribee, shouldn't I get the pay-off? They are forced to compete in 'The V Games' that are held by a powerful family where girls are pitted against starved vampires. Eighteen year old Selena Grey was sent to prison after she killed her stepfather who was abusing her. The story is one that kept me interested for sure.