Thursday, February 27, 2014

Up From the Grave (Night Huntress #7) by Jeaniene Frost

Up From the Grave  (Night Huntress #7) by Jeaniene Frost
This is an adult paranormal romance novel (Rated NC-17)
(Three and a half Sad Hearts)
Book Summary
There’s always one more grave to dig.

Lately, life has been unnaturally calm for vampires Cat Crawfield and her husband Bones. They should have known better than to relax their guard, because a shocking revelation sends them back into action to stop an all-out war…

A rogue CIA agent is involved in horrifying secret activities that threaten to raise tensions between humans and the undead to dangerous heights. Now Cat and Bones are in a race against time to save their friends from a fate worse than death…because the more secrets they unravel, the deadlier the consequences. And if they fail, their lives—and those of everyone they hold dear— will be hovering on the edge of the grave.
My Review

Again another series ender that didn’t live up to the series as a whole. It wasn’t the worst series ender, but certainly I expected a whole lot more.
First let me say that the time between this book and the last was far too long to appreciate this installment. I just felt lost in this world. I didn’t remember all that happened in previous books as well. And honestly, I’m not a fan of the Vlad series. I wish she would have done this ender before that series.
Anyway, the plot felt forced. And if it wasn’t for Ian in the story, I may have rated this one of the worst series ever. Ian had me laughing throughout.
When I read the prologue or first chapter with Katie from her POV, I knew who she was. So when Cat found out, I was disappointed that no one asked who the father was. I was frustrated wondering why that was overlooked, until chapters later when Ian asked the obvious question. At that point Kat revealed she’d asked however we hadn’t been privy until then. And honestly, I was taken out the story wondering if I missed something until that point. I wish that was asked earlier. Plus, I didn’t think that particular plot twist was necessary.
Personally, I with some other readers. I wish there had been more between Cat and Bones. I missed the romance that brought this series together in the beginning. I also think going to Vlad’s wedding was unnecessary part of the story.
Slade’s wife part in the story made everything predictable as well. I knew when it was her.
Anyway, I wanted to love this book and I didn’t.
I will always recommend this series, but this installment read like the author had already checked out when forced to write it.
Audio Review
Tavia Gilbert does an excellent job as she’s done with the entire series.
My book boyfriend Ian.

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  1. I'm so glad I'm not the only one who felt disappointed with this series ender. I agree with everything you've said. Sad really. But I too will still recommend this series to everyone who loves paranormal. :)