“My love, speak to me. Tell me everything.” Neferet went to Kalona, kneeling before him, stroking the soft, dark wings that unfurled loosely around the immortal. “What would you have me say?” He didn’t meet her eyes. “Zoey lives.” Neferet’s voice was flat, cold, lifeless.“She does.”“Then you owe me the subservience of your immortal soul.” She started to walk away from him.“Where are you going? What will happen next?” “It is quite simple. I will ensure Zoey is drawn back to Oklahoma. There, on my own terms, I will complete the task you failed.”Exonerated by the Vampyre High Council and returned to her position of High Priestess at Tulsa’s House of Night, Neferet has sworn vengeance on Zoey. Dominion over Kalona is only one of the weapons she plans to use against Z. But Zoey has found sanctuary on the Isle of Skye and is being groomed by Queen Sgiach to take over for her there. Being Queen would be cool, wouldn’t it? Why should she return to Tulsa? After losing her human consort, Heath, she will never be the same – and her relationship with her super-hot-warrior, Stark, may never be the same either…And what about Stevie Rae and Rephaim? The Raven Mocker refuses to be used against Stevie Rae, but what choice does he have when no one in the entire world, including Zoey, would be okay with their relationship? Does he betray his father or his heart? In the pulse-pounding 8th book in the bestselling House of Night series, how far will the bonds of friendship stretch and how strong are the ties that bind one girl’s heart?
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I really enjoyed the other books in the series more but I can see that this one is setting up more of the future story and considering that it was still pretty good on its own
I am an adult and just as I loved the Twilight series I love this one too! I found it exciting and entertaining. I know some felt it fell short of the quality of the books that preceded it in the series but I completely disagree! Zoey's story continues on with the same intrigue, excitement and romance as all the others. There is both mystery and surprise.
The only thing that fell short was when the narrator had to portray two characters and use a Scottish brogue. Not that she didn't try I don't believe any female voice would be capable of delivering that properly.
If you are a true House of Night lover this book does not fall short and you will not be disappointed!
HON rocks something special. The heroine is strong and courageous. That is why I prefer this series to Twilight. I hate weak women and I hate to read about them even more. I ike that it conveys being strong and sometimes changing to become something more even when it isn't the popular choice. In this book we see Rephaim and can see the turmoil pain and difficulty change can bring but how love is worth the sacrifice.
It also promotes breaking barriers of dissent and segregation. Even when family is the one that has framed the idea of that in one's mind. Is it possible to open one's self to love when you never had a framework of it? Is it even worth it?
This is an important book in the series. We see how important love is and may even be the ultimate weapon as is the ultimate price.
I love this book for giving us so much to think upon. Excellent!
I haven't read the printed version but audio is great. It would be even better if they added in sound effects like the author of vampire academy did.
I love to read and listen to books. I'm a hair dresser. I live in New York and I have 5 children. All grown. 30, 27, 24, 23, 19. And I Love them all very much.
Proms will tell the truth, Raven Marker will have to make a choose whether to help Stevie Rae. Something bad happens to Jack.The Raven Maker is out for everyone to see and Stevie Rae has to come clean about there feelings. Nyx's comes out for everyone see.
"How many more books can there be"
I started out really enjoying this series, the first three books were really well planed and thought out. But as the series has gone on the main character Zoe has just become more and more winey, and the story line repeats it’s self over and over, with nothing new or anything to entice in to buying the next book. This will be the last one I buy.
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