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by Melissa F. Olson
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So, I Read This Book Today . . .
So, I Read This Book Today . . . rated it 6 years ago
“Your perspective on life comes from the cage you were held captive in.” ― Shannon L. Alder Scarlett Bernard is one pragmatic lady. Of course, she has to be considering her job is supernatural crime scene cleanup. As in, get in, clean up the mess, steal the body, and book the hell out of Dodge bef...
fruitcakes rated it 6 years ago
Book was interesting, and I like the worldbuilding, but the pacing/character development were a little rough. Also, while I appreciate that Scarlett is not an Action Girl, her lack of drive and ambition (which ends up making much more sense to the end of the book/the next book) was somewhat annoying...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 7 years ago
Melissa Olson has achieved something quite unique, she's added a brand new type of supernatural to the, by now normal, mix of vampires, werewolves and witches. Scarlett Bernard is a Null, she creates dead spots for magic. In her presence, vampires and werewolves become human and witches cannot cast ...
Nichole ~ Bookaholic
Nichole ~ Bookaholic rated it 8 years ago
Started the audio for this.....at 40% through I set aside for a day that turned into a week......I have not wanted to wart it up again so it goes to the DNF shelf. While an interesting premise the story has really only irritated me with the lack of information and the fact that some of the plot poin...
shrimalya rated it 8 years ago
The story is kind of uninteresting..
StephB rated it 8 years ago
With Dead Spots, Melissa has created a closed world where supernaturals, those with Old World magic (vampires, werewolves and witches), do what they can to keep their existence hidden from humans. LA is one of the rare cities where the Old World creatures share territory more or less in peace ... w...
Always Another Book in the TBR
Always Another Book in the TBR rated it 9 years ago
Excellent.Good world building, consistent, "believable."Nicely laid out. Listened to the Audible version. Had my doubts about the narrator, but ended up really enjoying it. The narrator seemed a little too disaffected at first, but she evened out and I enjoyed it immensely.Quick listen. The only...
Erin's Books
Erin's Books rated it 9 years ago
Review to come.
elspeth's ephemeral musings
elspeth's ephemeral musings rated it 9 years ago
First off I want to say that I loved Scarlet, she was smart, sexy, level headed, and chock full of common sense. It was very refreshing to pick up an Urban Fantasy that had a leading lady that was not only practical, but uses her brain to get things done. I mean it, she is a thinker, her job is to c...
kathymartin9237 rated it 9 years ago
If you are looking for a different kind of paranormal, DEAD SPOTS is for you. Our heroine Scarlett Bernard is a Null. When she gets withing ten feet of any paranormal creature, either vampire or werewolf, they turn human. She is very rare. She only knows of six other Nulls in the world.Scarlett work...
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