Early Book Review: Bad Cop (Immortalis #2) by Angela McCallister
Bad Cop completely surpassed my expectations. I had a hard time getting into the first quarter on the book (politics and posturing, which just doesn't keep me engaged in any kind of fiction), but once the pace picked up it was nearly nonstop. There are so many little things to love about this story that take it from "good" to "great". Offhand remarks that become inside jokes for Ian and Alice, the manly-yet-deep bond between Ian and Dec that is all kinds of sarcastic fun, subtle layering of additional background info on the vampire caste system and their abilities, the believable progression on the part of both main characters that navigates two seemingly polar opposite paths... the [...]
October 7, 2013
Book Review: Bad Mouth (Immortalis #1) by Angela McCallister
Kade is adorably grumpy, although I'd never let him hear me say it. I sort of have a thing for foul language (and use it myself as part of everyday speech) so I found his random outbursts of "bad mouth" endearing and amusing. He's also one of my favorite hero architypes: stubborn, loyal, driven, in charge, and gruff with undercurrents of tenderness and compassion.
I also liked Val and her equally stubborn streak, as well as the fact that she believes in defending herself but also knows when too much is too much. They could have easily been one of those couples who both refuse to bend and end up having a stereotypical "ah hah!" epiphany after some predictable plot crescendo, but [...]
December 11, 2011
Review: Hunters & Prey (Immortalis Series #2) by Katie Salidas
The other members of Alyssa's clan blow her off when she fears their nemesis, a legendary vampire hunter, has returned. They finally believe her when the hunter rescues her from an even bigger threat. Hunters & Prey is a GraveTells Recommended Read!
December 5, 2011
Tour Spotlight: the Immortalis series by Katie Salidas
Immortalis is an ongoing urban fantasy series by Katie Salidas about a young woman who is brutally attacked and then "saved" by a vampire by becoming one. Keep reading to find out more about Immortalis!
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