"Ravenous makes a promising introduction to a new paranormal filled world"
Holly Carver is a witch who earns her tuition money by
getting rid of ghosts. Any magic above that gives her a big
headache but when she ends up on a bad job that isn't all
she gets. A Demon is in town and Holly's undead partner,
Alessandro Caravelli, believes the demon is doing somebody
else'oh gres dirty work. Nobody knows what to do but
everyone knows Holly is somehow the key to getting a portal
open to throw the demon back to where it came from. Holly
just wants to study and go back to school but that doesn't
look like it is going to happen anytime soon.
Dumped by her boyfriend because of her magic, Holly starts
to see her partner in a different light. Alessandro would
love to be Holly's lover but the witch and vampire mix
isn't a good combination. Will the pair manage to sort out
their feelings and get rid of the demon? Will they find out
who is really giving the evil orders?
With lots of twists and turns this debut had me hooked
right from the beginning with the very tasty prologue. With
a wide variety of supernatural this really made for good
honest urban paranormal fantasy reading that had a nice
touch of romance added to it. With a great plot full of
suspense, mystery and action this was really hard to put
The main characters were interesting to read about although
I have to admit I didn't like Alessandro as much as I
wanted to. Holly was my favourite of the pair and I loved
her honest witch ways even if I did feel she was slightly
naive about some things. However what struck me the most
was that the author really managed to make the characters
stand out. When the perspective changed I knew straight
away which character had hold of the reins.
Ravenous makes a promising introduction to a new
paranormal filled world. With an excerpt of the second book
in the series already attached to this first installment, I
am quite sure that we have yet another great author/series
to add to the genre.
Reviewed by Amber Chalmers
Posted January 31, 2009