This book was a pleasure to listen to. Natalie Ross does a superb job of capturing Raylene's attitude and sense of humor (and this book has a lot of them both). The only voice I wasn't thrilled with was Ian's but every other voice was excellent. The book itself was hilarious (especially for an urban fantasy). Raylene was working two cases throughout the book and they were nicely balanced. One served as the humor in the story while the other was more serious, though never too serious as Raylene's sense of humor always comes through.
This is the second book in the series but you don't need to read the first one to enjoy this one. I have not read the first book and didn't feel I was missing anything (except for having missed what was probably a great read). Raylene does a nice job of summing up what happened in the first book right in the beginning (and periodically throughout when necessary) but doesn't overdo it. She gives just the right amount of background so the reader doesn't get lost.
I highly recommend this for anyone who enjoys a good dose of humor with their urban fantasy. This book is not dark but rather light and fun. I also highly recommend listening to it if you can. It is well worth the audible credit.
I love to read! However, since I'm exhausted when I get home, I don't really want to do anything that causes me think. So, I watch TV.
This is a great story; makes me want more every time I listen. I really hope there is more to the story.
Natalie Ross's is perfect and really nails the characters and make the story come alive.
Say something about yourself!
Really, for light entertainment these books are pretty good. I really love the character off Adrian and wish we got more of him...Ian has yet to sell me. HOPE 3 picks up the pace!
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
This story was so boring. I enjoyed the first book in this series and bought the second book. However, so much didn't make sense in this telling. The tale really dragged on and on and on. Don't get me wrong there were high points, (the penis bones), but the development was poorly done, and the rescue of Isabelle was just rushed. If you have nothing else to read then read this otherwise skip it. I was sooooo disappointed.
I have just finished "Hellbent". I've read some of Ms.Priest's other books, and they had a heavier theme. "BloodShot" had humor, and showed a different kind of vampire than we are used to in many of our current venues. I enjoyed this story, however it did leave you open to the next book in the series this one "Hellbent". , and I think that it might have worked better as one book. I thought "Hellbent" gave more closure and still made characters enjoyable. If you get "BloodShot" you'll want to get "Hellbent". You won't be disappointed, this may be the start of an excellent series. (ie Sookie Stackhouse)