Half-human/half-monster Cal Leandros knows that family is a pain. But now that pain belongs to his half-brother, Niko. Niko's shady father is in town, and he needs a big favor. Even worse is the reunion being held by the devious Puck race-including the Leandros' friend, Robin- featuring a... show more
Half-human/half-monster Cal Leandros knows that family is a pain. But now that pain belongs to his half-brother, Niko. Niko's shady father is in town, and he needs a big favor. Even worse is the reunion being held by the devious Puck race-including the Leandros' friend, Robin- featuring a lottery that no Puck wants to win.As Cal tries to keep both Niko and Robin from paying the ultimate price for their kin, a horrific reminder from Cal's own past arrives to remind him that blood is thicker than water-and that's why it's so much more fun to spill.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: March 6th 2012
Pages no: 339
Edition language: English
Series: Cal Leandros (#7)
This isn't a novel as much as a short story strung together with a novella and padded with a buttload of recap and filler. (For those of you that missed Susanne and me in chemistry 101 at Occidental College, a 'buttload' generally means 'enough to spill over the sides of whatever containment device ...
I used to love this series, and really nothing has changed about the books, but my opinion of them keeps slipping. Probably because nothing about the books changes. After seven books where we learn over and over that monster-fighting brothers Cal and Niko would sacrifice anything for one another, th...
Cal, Niko, Robin and their brand of humor mixed in with the violent action have never let me down since starting this series years ago. This was no exception as on the edge of my seat all the way to another cliff hanger ending!
Like all the Leandros Brothers books, it was an engrossing read. The relationship between Cal and Niko is further tested -- and strengthened, and Rob Thurman continues to explore the question of what it means to be human and what it means to be a monster, and is it all about genetics?
I have a question. Why wasn't Cal taken away from his mother and locked in a cage with the others? And also, meh. The contribution of women plummeted to an all time low with Promise present for an entire scene in which she said and contributed nothing and was referred to, I think, twice. The most im...
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