"Fresh, smart and exciting"
Ten months has passed since the vampires revealed their
existence. In Chicago the vampires are enjoying the
celebrity status that the mortals are giving them but there
are still things the mortals don't know and don't
understand about the vamps. That isn't to say that the
vampires agree with some of the activities some vampires
take part in. One activity that is frowned upon by many is
the Rave parties where mass feeding takes place on humans.
Merit is a new vampire with connections to the upper class.
As a new member and Sentinel to Cadogan house she has tried
her best to adapt to her new lifestyle as quickly as
possible. Now her liege, head of the Cadogan House, Ethan,
wants her to mingle with her family and friends to help
keep the vampire secrets out of the media.
That is all well and good but someone seems to have it in
for the vampires and if Merit doesn't find out who and how
then there will be a public relations problem that may end
up in the killing of her new family.
Friday Night Bites is the second book in the
Chicagoland Vampire series and continues the story about
new vampire, Merit. Everything started in Some Girls Bite
and with so many vampire series filling the shelves of the
Urban Paranormal genre, you sometimes have to ask yourself
as a reader if you really want to start and continue to
follow yet another one. In the case of this series I had
decided that, yes, this is a series worth keeping up with
and this sequel has made me extremely happy with my
Not only is Merit a great main character but the other
characters in this series have me wanting more. I actually
wouldn't mind getting to know the other characters in this
series and would love to read some stories from their point
of view. If that wasn't enough to keep me reading the fresh
new look on things is. So many new series come out but have
a striking resemblance to so many others already out there.
Chicagoland Vampires is fresh, smart and exciting. There
isn't anything else out there similar to this.
So I am eager to read more of this series and find out what
happens next to Merit and her friends. If you are looking
for something new and different then make a point to add
this one to your shopping or wish list. Also make sure to
keep an eye out for Chloe's other series which starts in
January. If Firespell: A Novel of the Dark Elite is as good
as Chicagland Vampires, then my must read list is going to
grow in size again.
Reviewed by Amber Chalmers
Posted November 7, 2009