I'm a fan of Anne Rice. I never get tired of her books. Here, you have vampires, witches and oh yea, a ghost; well sort of. Nice match-up. Naturally, before getting into this abyss of a book, you'll have to start at the beginning, meaning reading (ing, ing, ing) the whole vampires and the whole witches chronicles. Of course!...Continua
Boring and slow beyond belief... lame characters... the decline of Mrs Rice. Sadly.
This is another attempt from Anne Rice liven up the old Vampire Chronicles series, by adding another vampire into the mix. Problem is, of course, it didn't really work...
Lestat, instead of the defiant and beautiful brat that he was, became a plot device to turn the protagonist into a vampire. Lestat, who hunts serial killers for sport, who kicks everyone's ass, who, if he stayed true to form, wouldn't have even glanced at the protagonist.
It's just so sad to see a beloved series turned into such garbage, sigh. And stupid me for still hoping for a miracle, that, well, to use Anne Rice's words, Lestat has returned to her....Continua
Very good. Quinn is a "new" vampire with a fascinating family history. Despite the main character, and the appearance of Lestat, the book actually shares more in common with the Mayfair Witches story. A companion spirit named Goblin plays a key role. I read this after I had sort of "lost interest" in Anne Rice. I was actually a bit surprised at how much I enjoyed it. More like her earlier books, in my opinion....Continua