Re-read Update: I loved this book. I liked the direction that the author took with the character, but I can't really say why without some major, major..Show More » spoilers, but those of you who like a good story won't be disappointed. One thing that I did enjoy is that the main character was surrounded by her 'people'. In a lot(most?) of UF the main character is so solitary they may as well have grown up in a test tube--despite years of life, there is no 'life' around them. Not here, Xandra's is full of siblings, mentors, long-term acquaintances, etc. It is as full and messy as real life and I appreciated that aspect.
If you are looking for PNR or the detailed love scene, I'm not sure this is the book for you. There is a love interest, but that is not the end game to the story, and while Xandra has a healthy respect for sex, it no more rules her story than it does her mind.
Oh, I am more than sure that I will. The universe created is a nice twist to all the vampire and paranormal stories lurking about as of late. I was su..Show More »perbly pleasently surprised. I expected less and ended up finding a little gem.
I'm about to run off to buy the second book available on Audible right now. That's just how much I liked it.