"This book was great!"
Now, just to let you know that I didn't read the first book
in the Jess Vandermire series, and I think I should go back
and read it. But this book, I thought this book was
Ms. Gardiner brought these characters to life and they all
had the same goal, to find out who was trying to frame
Jess. Jess and her lover and co-worker, Brit, were trying
to make a go at a relationship. And with the help of her
brother, Regent, a priest who helps keep her soul safe and
says his prayers for her to keep her strong and kept from
the evil within her, he agrees that Brit should be her
They finally do find out who is trying to get at Jess with
the help of some evil mortals. Although she slightly
remembers him, she doesn't make it easy. Even though she
has some decisions to make, now she has to try to save
At the end of this book, I know we will be seeing more of
Jess. I can't wait!
Reviewed by Ruth Schaller
Posted November 18, 2008
**A PNR Reviewer Top Pick**
Vampire Police Captain Jess Vandermire is hunting a serial killer vampire. The trouble is, Jess is experiencing blackouts, and every time she does, another woman turns up dead. Has she slipped over the dangerous slope into full vampirism? Is she the serial killer sheís hunting?
Lieutenant John Brittain makes it his job to find the killer and prove Jess innocent, but itís hard to be human in a world of super-strong, super-fast vampires. His best weapon is his tough-cop intellect and heís using it for all heís worth. Yes, Jess is a vampire, and yes, sheís capable of killing. He knows, however, that she hasnít committed these crimes, and he has the horrible feeling that if doesnít catch the killer soon Jess will be the final victim.
As Jess and Britt wage war against this evil vampire, it becomes a battle for the last vestiges of Jessís own humanity. Soon the question becomes, who will draw first blood?
Genre: Dark Fantasy, Mystery, Police Procedural