The Demon's Lexicon (The Demon's Lexicon Trilogy, #1)
Nick’s family has been on the run from magicians his whole life. His father is dead, and his insane mother hates him—she starts screaming if he touches her. After Nick’s protective older brother is marked with a demon sign that means death, danger is unavoidable. The only way to erase the sign is... show more
Nick’s family has been on the run from magicians his whole life. His father is dead, and his insane mother hates him—she starts screaming if he touches her. After Nick’s protective older brother is marked with a demon sign that means death, danger is unavoidable. The only way to erase the sign is to kill a magician.As Nick and his brother play a deadly cat and mouse game with the magicians, Nick begins to suspect that everything his brother has told him about their past is a pack of lies. Not knowing whom to trust or where to turn, he walks into a trap—and a startling revelation that changes everything he’s ever believed.
Publish date: April 27th 2010
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages no: 322
Edition language: English
Series: The Demon's Lexicon (#1)
I may have been a bit stingy with the stars on this one. I guess it could be bumped up a bit, but there are some real problems with the book. The story is good. The secrets/mystery are good. The story is nicely resolved at the end. BUT I honestly think the author chose the wrong character to narrate...
Well that was an unexpected ending! sweet though.Part of my speculation is due to the fact I have read a somewhat similar book, well series (The Cal Leandros series, which i adore)These's books have a lot in common - Monster baby brother, big protective brother, messed up mother, intriguing love int...
I liked this book. I think when I read this it was not the best time because I really did not want to get into a new world and that may have effected my enjoyment of the book. I loved the concept of the book but the first book was really a laying the foundation of the series and I am much more inte...
Quotes!!! [spoiler] "Alan," Nick said, and on that name of all the words in the world, his voice cracked and emerged as a guttural, inhuman croak." "Why did you even try? Do you think you actually mean something to it?""I don't know," Alan snapped. "How could I know? That's not the point. He mea...
This is a promising beginning to what seems to be a series--there's a sequel, at least, The Demon's Covenant. It's a YA Urban Fantasy, and first of all I was grateful for what it's not--not the first person account of a teenage girl. Not remotely about vampires. And not set in the United States, for...