In a nightmarish new york city, life is there for the taking... Half-human Cal Leandros and his brother Niko are hired by the vampire Seamus to find out who has been following him?until Seamus turns up dead (or un-undead). Worse still is the return of Cal?s nightmarish family, the Auphe. The last... show more
In a nightmarish new york city, life is there for the taking... Half-human Cal Leandros and his brother Niko are hired by the vampire Seamus to find out who has been following him?until Seamus turns up dead (or un-undead). Worse still is the return of Cal?s nightmarish family, the Auphe. The last time Cal and Niko faced them, they were almost wiped out. Now, the Auphe want revenge. But first, they?ll destroy everything Cal holds dear...
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: March 3rd 2009
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Urban Fantasy
Series: Cal Leandros (#4)
Deathwish is the 4th book in the urban fantasy Cal & Niko series. I haven’t reviewed books 1 through 3, but will touch on what I thought of them in this review. First of all, the supernatural/otherworldly entities in this world are mostly bizzare, bloodthirsty, and outrageously gross. According t...
I keep wanting to be able to five star a Cal Leandros book. And every one fails to deliver that special whatever that takes a book from good to great. I suspect this one was slightly disappointing because the twist was pretty damn obvious. The slow reveal was just annoying. There's a risk in keeping...
This was as good as the first one. I don't know why I find the angst and drama so thrilling but I do. This one actually split perspectives between both brothers in alternating chapters and I really liked it. It was nice to hear Nico's voice and his perspective on the same issues. For the first time ...
Dark. Vulgar. Crude. The casual and trite mention of pornography, sex, friends with benefits, pansexuality, etc. is frequent and incessant. That stands for the previous three books as well.Yes. You have mentioned it. Check. I do not require a reminded every single chapter. Violence and death is ramp...
The fourth book in Cal Leandros series breaks my heart in more ways than one. I think it is the most emotional book, the most thoughtful as well, among all books I have read in this series so far. The 'key' for this is the inclusion of Niko's point of view. For the previous three books, we only get ...