Claire Danvers has had enough of her nightmarish dorm situation. The popular girls never let her forget just where she ranks on the school's social scene: somewhere less than zero. And Claire really doesn't have the right connections---to the undead who run the town. When Claire heads off campus, the imposing old house where she finds a room may not be much better. Her new roommates don't show many signs of life. But they'll have Claire's back when the town's deepest secrets come crawling out, hungry for fresh blood.
Bite into another Morganville Vampires novel.
©2006 Roxanne Longstreet Conrad; (P)2009 Tantor
The other book offered on this site is not the second book. Here is a list of the books for this series. "I wish Audible would label them better."
Glass Houses (Morganville Vampires, Book 1)
The Dead Girls' Dance (Morganville Vampires, Book 2)
Midnight Alley (Morganville Vampires, Book 3)
Feast of Fools (Morganville Vampires, Book 4)
Lord of Misrule (Morganville Vampires, Book 5)
Carpe Corpus (Morganville Vampires, Book 6)
Fade Out (Morganville Vampires, Book 7)
I am enjoying this series! This is is the first of many books in the Morganville Vampire series. After listening to Glass House, I found that Audible does not currently have books 2-4, so I read them (paperbacks), before downloading Lord of Misrule (book 5). Rachel Caine has put together a very interesting story, and many entertaining characters. When I finished Glass House, I couldn't wait to go on and find out what would happen next. These are listed as YA, and they are, but I am mid-30's and have enjoyed the plot and story very much. :) If you like vampire stories, give Glass House a try!
I really like this book and it ended with page-turner. So you have to buy the next book. it has a good price also. The story is well written and read well.
I have been looking for a series that is for older teens/ early twenties. This series is written in a way that stays true to the first years of adulthood. I recommend this series if you want something a little more 'grown up'.
I really enjoyed this book. It was definitely character driven. I enjoyed all of the characters. The pace was wonderful. My interest was kept and the build-up was A+. I can't wait to get to the next book since Rachel left me hanging.
This is a great series! Its the type of story that reminds you of what your life at 16 was like, if you lived in a Vampire town. I think the narrator did a great job! The voices were believable, and fit the characters well! I will reccomend this to all of my friends!
I have heard of this series for a while now and don't really know why I didn't give it a try. It just so happens that I found paperback copies of books 3-8, new at a used book store so I bought them (I like to read along while I listen). I downloaded and listened to Glass Houses and fell in love. If you are a lover of the Twilight Saga, the House of Night series by P.C and Kristen Cast, you should love this series too.I mean who wouldn't love a story about a 16 year old genius,Claire who is a freshman in Collage, threatened by bully Monica and her gang, so Claire decides to move out of the dorm and into a house off campus, with 2 guys, Michael and Shane, and another girl, Eve, who is Goth all the way!!! Only thing is Claire doesn't know that the town is run by vampires and since she no longer lives on campus, she is no longer on protected ground and has to learn real fast the rules for living in Morganville.
I did find a few inconsistencies in the series,ie hair color that wasn't supposed to be changed (not Monica's), a knife vs gun, little mistakes like that, and though things like that really bug me, usually, I was hooked into the story so I didn't really care.....too much.
The narrator, Cynthia Holloway, did a pretty good job, had a little trouble with accents but otherwise she wasn't hard to listen to. She has a pleasant voice. All in all, this book, Ghost Town and Bite Club, were my favorites in the series to date and can't wait for the next one to come out.
Rachel Caine is now a member of my Favorite Author Club!!!!
I read the series and thought my husband might like to hear the story on road trips. Not so. He can't get past the narration. I knew the story was about teenagers, but when I read it I was able to make them more mature in my head. Well, with the narration it just isn't possible to get past the teen attitude.
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