Not even death can save her now. As a grave witch, Alex Craft can speak to the dead-she's even on good terms with Death himself. As a consultant for the police, she's seen a lot of dark magic, but nothing has prepared her for her latest case. When she's raising a "shade" involved in a high... show more
Not even death can save her now. As a grave witch, Alex Craft can speak to the dead-she's even on good terms with Death himself. As a consultant for the police, she's seen a lot of dark magic, but nothing has prepared her for her latest case. When she's raising a "shade" involved in a high profile murder, it attacks her, and then someone makes an attempt on her life. Someone really doesn't want her to know what the dead have to say, and she'll have to work with mysterious homicide detective Falin Andrews to figure out why...
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: October 5th 2010
Pages no: 325
Edition language: English
, Urban Fantasy
, Paranormal Romance
Series: Alex Craft (#1)
The world-building in this novel is good for a first novel. I also liked that the protagonist is a different kind of witch, i.e., she raises shades from dead bodies so she can solve murders. The whole part about raising one so it could give her testimony in court was fabulous and tastefully done. ...
DNF at 82%And it starts...I really didn't want to start so soon DNFinishing books, but I'm really not into anything in this story, and if I keep this up, it will be 2017 all over again; with me wasting time on books I'm not enjoying.The worst part about this, is that when I started reading it... I t...
Series: Alex Craft #1 I don’t remember what brought this book to my attention. It was probably something to do with one of the later books in the series. I know better than to expect too much from a book marketed as urban fantasy, but the library had a copy, so I figured it was worth a shot. I’d ...
I real all three of these years ago and really enjoyed them. No weres or vampires, but plenty of fae and witches and soul collectors. I was truly irritated that the fourth book's publication date had been repeatedly pushed back, although I understand it was for good reasons on the author's part. ...
3.5 - 4 starsFun read, but I felt let down by the rushed ending. Alex's magic is creepy and fascinating, and gives new meaning to "I see dead people." Not sure I'd want to be able to do that. Here's hoping she has better luck with both her finances and her car in the next installment.