There were some parts of this book that I liked. There were other parts that didn’t serve it very well. I think the biggest problem is that the series is backing itself into a corner where the stakes just keep getting higher and higher and the heroine is becoming a supernova power in order to triumph. I’ll get back to that in a minute.
The story begins with Jessica on a mission to Hell in order to rescue her kidnapped brother, Tyler. The first third of the story is what worked best for me. It’s Jessica and her wolf, navigating through the dangers of the Underworld. It’s action packed and unapologetically so. It’s not trying to be romance. It’s not trying to be overly complex. It’s just Jessica fighting slimy pigs, ravenous wyverns, and chupacabras of varying size. The pacing was fast and furious and I flew through those pages. [Read more…]