One kiss is all it takes to lose your soul…Holly Carver is a small-time witch who busts ghosts for tuition money, but ends up wrangling a demon when a haunted house job goes bad. Her Undead business associate, Alessandro Caravelli, suspects the demon is somebody’s not-so-secret weapon. The... show more
One kiss is all it takes to lose your soul…Holly Carver is a small-time witch who busts ghosts for tuition money, but ends up wrangling a demon when a haunted house job goes bad. Her Undead business associate, Alessandro Caravelli, suspects the demon is somebody’s not-so-secret weapon. The supernatural community is at war, and Holly’s unpredictable magic holds the key to hell’s doorway. Soon Holly is on everyone’s “must have” list, and not in a good way.
Alessandro wants her for more than magic. A lover with six centuries of experience, the vampire is walking seduction, but he’s also a predator. Every moment he spends guarding Holly, every second he spends falling under her witch’s spell, he becomes more and more of a threat himself. As Holly’s sharp-tongued grandma warns her: vampires are like a box of rich chocolate—they seem so tempting, but over-indulgence is a killer…
Second edition. Previously published in 2009 by Signet Eclipse
Publish date: 2017-11-19
Publisher: Rowan & Ash Artistry
Pages no: 382
Edition language: English
Series: The Dark Forgotten (#1)
I hated Ben and was a bit surprised at how that plot line developed. I was annoyed with Holly- she was a little too man-crazy. She's starting school, which it mentions means a lot to her, only to have trouble with concentration because she thinking about Alessandro. She was also TSTL at times- Sh...
Chehkov's Gun.Chehkov's Gun.Chehkov's Gun.
I can't really pinpoint exactly what turns me off from this book. It was good, lots of action, some romance, bad good/good guys ... it just didn't seem to flow right. Big events weren't given the acknowledgement they deserved. I don't know if I'll be continuing the series although I would've like...
I enjoyed this introduction into Ashwood's world. There were some very intriguing concepts and I can see lots of possibilities for future books. Holly's difficulty and pain in using big-M magic becomes a major liability when she has to deal with a quasi-sentient house that has gone bad. This was ...