^^ Happy Halloween to all ^^
Since it's a special day i wanted to offer you a treat in the form of a second review. I discovered Gini Koch this year thanks to Stella and i really enjoyed what i read so when i heard that she wrote an urban fantasy , one of my favorite genre, i was over happy...until i discovered the book could not be bought on The bookdepository -_- .
I've done a lot of contests in hope to get it and i won't give up but in the meantime i received an pdf copy thanks to Nat. Some weeks ago before her blog tour Gini kindly offered this book for a reduced price and i was too impatient to wait more so thank you Nat ( and smashwords) and of course thank you Gini for thinking about your readers like that.
This is a perfect book for today!
I won't make you wait more so enjoy the first book of the Necropolis Enforcement Files "Night Beat"
Genre: urban fantasy, romanceSource: ebook received as a gift ( thank you Nat)
After a difficult beginning I came to really enjoy this book but to be honest the good score is more thanks to the second part of the book so keep that in mind if you want to give up too quickly.
What did I find difficult? First, I did not find the same humour than in her “ Kitty katt” series, not at all and I was disturbed by the fact that here werewolves are considered as undead. It’s explained in the story yes but I’m not used to that idea so it was not easy for me to jump in the story. However that’s part of the advantage in this genre you have classics werewolves, vampires etc but you can create your own versions of it. Even more I was bored by the way Vic has a tendency to want to go on her back in front of Jack as soon as he did something manly. I could understand why she was attracted but how it was described put me quite not at ease. I guess that like Ken and others something was off for me without knowing what exactly^^ (you will understand while reading)
Then the big twist happen, you could have guessed part of it yes, the whole thing I don’t think so and the magic of Gini Koch explodes. Humour, romance, action everything fits and you found yourself immersed in the story smiling or cringing depending on which side you are.
The characters are all important and it’s funny to find some historical figures or famous authors are undeads, I even wanted to check some in the dictionary (famous in the
I’m sure but a whole less in the rest of the world so instructive even^^). I
mean I’m working on a special tchullu session and reading about HP lovercraft
as a lich was too funny. The rhythm is quite rapid but it works really well
with the plot and the complete story full of action and romance with a universe
A Good Urban fantasy for the fan of the genre but not for the ones under 18 and one who doesn’t want their religion being used differently that how they learned it. I’m curious for the rest of the series too^^
Disclaimer: All opinions are my own and no compensation was received in exchange for this review
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