If I made a list of the worst novels I've read this year, this one easily would be on the top three, just under Guilty pleasures by the same author...
I was quite entertained in the first chapters, I even found a few interesting things , however, when the main character started to digress about her life, got on the oh-how-hot-and-beautiful -I-can-be/how-hot-all-they-are mode and got entangled in bunch of absurd sexual situations that ended in nothing, I lost interest in the book. Don't get me wrong, I do not hate sex scenes in books, I hate ridiculous sex scenes, written with the only purpose of filling up pages and making oh-how-hot-this-book-is novels.
Those stupid and useless scenes, made the plot go adrift, and when it seemed the story was getting back on track, bum, more unimportant crap spawned here and there and everywhere. This happened a lot, making the book a very frustrating reading experience....Continua
If you like the genre, it will give you satisfaction.
"Meredith Gentry, princess of the high court of Faerie, is posing as a human in Los Angeles, living as a P.I. specializing in supernatural crime. But now the queen's assassin has been dispatched to fetch her back- whether Meredith likes it or not. Suddenly the princess in exile finds herself a pawn in her dreaded Aunt's plans. The job that awaits her: to enjoy the constant company of the most beautiful immortal men in the world. The reward: the crown- and the opportunity to continue to live. The penalty for failure: death."
Like all other Laurell K. Hamilton books, this one is quite naughty and very fast paced. Hard to put down, and very engaging....Continua