If you like alternative world-style fantasy, then this is a decent book.
There were some pretty silly and humorous moments in the begin..Show More »ning part of the books, because the writer mainly couldn't decide if she was going for romance or fantasy. In the end, she tipped over to fantasy and focused on the world rather than the characters.
You would think that it would be a rather risque book having an incubus as the main character, but the romance were barely PG, so if you are looking for something a little more racey, this book won't deliver that for you.
I was torn between a 3 and a 4 rating. I would give it a 3.5 if I could. I would give it a 4 for the world she created but a 3 on character development. In the end, I really wanted to like Sebastian but wound up not caring what happened to him in the end. His lover was not likeable at all. Belladonna outshown the main characters which leads me to believe the second book might be better.
Holter Graham does a great job narrating the book - as always.
Love the series not so happy about change of voice
I pretty much love anything by Anne Bishop, and was not sure if I would like this series. However it ended up being one of my favorites b/c of the hum..Show More »or. I was not thrilled with the change of narrator though. I really like the guy who read Sebastian, he is one of my favorite narrators, and would have liked it better if he had read the second book. Other than that I am happy with the audio book.
Anne Bishop tells a great story of balance, female and male, dark and light, good and evil. Her characters are rich and well defined and she writes a..Show More »dventurous romance in a way that can be appreciated by both men and women. Unfortunately, the narrator has nearly all his characters pausing in places that can only be described as awkward and nasal. While it detracted from the experience, the story made it a worth while purchase. I'll listen to it again and again.