A battle is brewing in the underworld, and at the center of it all is Damali Richards, spoken word artist and vampire huntress. But she is not just any huntress; she is the millennium Neteru, a woman so powerful that the vampire world is about to start a war-one that threatens to spread onto her... show more
A battle is brewing in the underworld, and at the center of it all is Damali Richards, spoken word artist and vampire huntress. But she is not just any huntress; she is the millennium Neteru, a woman so powerful that the vampire world is about to start a war-one that threatens to spread onto her streets-in order to possess her...Fallon Nuit, a rogue vampire who is one of the most powerful Damali has ever encountered, has allied himself with the deadly Amanthra demons in order to claim her. But the Vampire Council has plans for her as well. And now an unlikely variable has entered the equation: an ex-lover turned master vampire with an agenda of his own. Damali must risk trusting him once more if they are to survive.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: December 28th 2004
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages no: 300
Edition language: English
Series: Vampire Huntress Legend (#2)
Although interesting it's not my kind of book. I thought the flaws of the first one would be addressed in this one but it just became less appealing. I might be tempted to borrow the third book or buy it cheap second hand but I wouldn't hunt it up or add it to my wishlist.
It is more like 2.5 stars.
I was really hesitant to read the first book in the series ("Minion") and found it to be really slow and uninteresting in the beginning but it picked up in the end. This book did not have the same problem. I was hooked from the start. I like how Banks provided a little bit of a reminder of what h...
So much better than the first book. Carlos' story starts to come to the forefront more than the last book. He's really the most interesting character in the books so far, and is the thing that makes The Awakening worth it after trudging so hard through Minion.
I found this, the second book of the Vampire Huntress series, slightly better than Minion, the first. However, some of the same things that bothered me about that book came to surface in this one too.I'm glad I hung onto Minion because The Awakening picked up right where that left off, and I had to...