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the Laughing Corpse by LK Hamilton

8 May 2006 Jackie 0

Everyone knows or has heard of the various legends and myths surrounding vampires and lycanthropes; libraries are filled with varying tales and characteristics of these creatures. However, there are few stories surrounding necromancers. In the second novel, The Laughing Corpse, Hamilton brings Blake’s talent to the forefront and includes us […]

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Guilty Pleasures by LK Hamilton

7 May 2006 Jackie 1

Guilty Pleasures is the first book in L.K. Hamilton’s Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series. Anita Blake is a animator and a vampire hunter. She doesn’t follow the new ideology that vampires are people too; they’re still monsters to her. She’s a court sanctioned executioner and she has a cynical view […]

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Definitely Dead by C. Harris

4 May 2006 Jackie 0

I just picked up Charlaine Harris’ lasted Sookie Stackhouse novel and I wanted to give my review while it was still fresh in my head. For Ms. Harris’ sixth installment in the life of Sookie Stackhouse, Definitely Dead answers some questions that many of us have and some we didn’t […]

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Tall, Dark and Hungry by L. Sands

3 April 2006 Jackie 0

It’s amazing what Tall Dark and Handsome does to any story. Sands’ gives a semi-new twist to the idea of a vampire. Of course, this is in romance setting, so we see more of the complexity of living as a vampire and trying to have a relationship at the same […]

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Micah by LK Hamilton

3 April 2006 Jackie 0

So if you’ve seen my desk, than you know I’m a HUGE Laurell K. Hamilton fan. As soon as I found out that Micah was going to be released, it was marked on my calendar. Six months later, it came out a week early. Micah is a novella that goes […]

Dates from Hell (Anthology)

1 April 2006 Jackie 0

In Kim Harrison’s contribution to Dates from Hell, she centers the story around Ivy Tamwood as she works in the homicide division of Interlander Security. The story occurs prior to our introduction to the Rachel Morgan series, where we meet Ivy as Rachel’s best friend. Here we find Ivy realizing […]