Review: Death's Mistress by Karen Chance ★★★★★

Death's Mistress by Karen Chance
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Series: Dorina Basarab #2
Publication Date: 2010
ISBN: 9780451412768
Page Count: 422
Rating: ★★★★★
Review Copy: Audiobook  
Synopsis: Dorina Basarab is a dhampir-half-human, half-vampire. Back home in Brooklyn after the demise of her insane Uncle Dracula, Dory's hoping her life is about to calm down. But soon Dory realizes someone is killing vampire Senate members, and if she can't stop the murderer, her friends may be next.. 

REVIEW


Dory's back and heads are gonna roll! Or, you know, get carried around in a really smelly gym bag but that doesn't have quite the same ring to it!

I'm still enjoying my revisit of this series although I do regret deciding to get the audio versions this time. I just don't like the narrator so I think that's lessening my enjoyment, but it was the only way to fit the re-reads into this month's schedule.

In this one there's a lot more humour and wacky shenanigans going on than in the first--mostly coming from Ray, a sneaky and shameless level five master vampire and club owner, who Dorina accidentally decapitates at the beginning of the book.

What do you mean there's no such thing as accidentally decapitating someone? There so is.

There's also a great deal of progress in the inter-character relationships right across the board; from Dory and Louis Cesare to Dory and her father and even with Radu to a certain extent (Although I think LC is still sulking a bit). I also loved the scenes with Stinky! Bless him.

I am now all caught up and looking forward to Fury's Kiss for some new content. I can't wait!

5 Stars ★★★★★

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