Friday, March 21, 2008

You Give Me Fever...

There are paranormals and then there are Paranormals. And this is a Paranormal with a capital "P". I've been reading Karen Marie Moning for a while now, I love her Highlander series, but her Fever series is just outstanding. It seems to me that the darkness has increased with each book, and I have a feeling that somehow both these series are intertwined. I cannot wait until that happens! Can't she write faster?!

Here's the blurb:

I used to think my sister and I were just two nice southern girls who’d get married in a few years and settle down to a quiet life. Then I discovered that Alina and I descend, not from good wholesome southern stock, but from an ancient Celtic bloodline of powerful sidhe-seers, people who can see the Fae. Not only can I see the terrifying otherworldly race, but I can sense the sacred Fae relics that hold the deadliest of their magic.

When my sister was found dead in a trash-filled alley in Dublin, I came over to get answers. Now all I want is revenge. And after everything I’ve learned about myself, I know I have the power to get it….

MacKayla Lane’s ordinary life underwent a complete makeover when she landed on Ireland’s shores and was plunged into a world of deadly sorcery and ancient secrets.

In her fight to stay alive, Mac must find the Sinsar Dubh–a million-year-old book of the blackest magic imaginable, which holds the key to power over both the worlds of the Fae and of Man. Pursued by Fae assassins, surrounded by mysterious figures she knows she cannot trust, Mac finds herself torn between two deadly and irresistible men: V’lane, the insatiable Fae who can turn sensual arousal into an obsession for any woman, and the ever-inscrutable Jericho Barrons, a man as alluring as he is mysterious.

For centuries the shadowy realm of the Fae has coexisted with that of humans. Now the walls between the two are coming down, and Mac is the only thing that stands between them.…

This book was just as engrossing and consuming as the first. I didn't not want to stop reading. If I had the time I would have read it in one sitting, but unfortunately children have several needs for a mother, or least mine do. Back to the book, it flowed beautifully without being scarce in the information, there were times were I found the information repetitive but it wasn't a major turn off.

I love characters, in this book Mac (unlike DarkFever) is showing maturity and the will to survive "the things that so bump in the night", she still is having a problems with trusting but she's getting there. And Jericho is the ever mysterious man, the type where you think that you may know him, and then all of the sudden he does a complete 360.

It's going to be a very long wait until September of this year, for the next installment of the Fever series.

Bloodfever by Karen Marie Moning (4.75/5) Paranormal Romance; Published: Delacorte Press (October 2007); Series: # 2, The Fever Series; Library Book;

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