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.
It was okay. I was so excited for this book while reading Sebastian, but this felt so long, not in a good way. I can honestly say my low ratings for t..Show More »his story is in part to the switch of narrator. It wasn't that Hoffman did a bad job, but her voice wasn't right for this series. Most of that has to do with Graham narrating the first book of the series.
Besides the change of narrator, Michael just didn't 'resonate' with me at all. I tried to find some sort of connection with him but I just couldn't. He lacked something that Sebastian, and even Lee, had. This entire story could have happened without him. When a character who is supposed to be an essential player can easily be plucked out, his role easily filled by other characters already there, it is not a strong character.
However, I never thought Bishop could make me feel sorry for The Eater, but I kinda did.
I love Ann's Ephemera Series and hoped we would see Lee's story. It brings to life real possibilities - not to mention imagination. Glorianna Bella..Show More »donna's character is scary not to mention some of the other characters. Makes you want to see the light side win and root for them.