By Karen Chance
Copyright June 2011
Publisher Signet Select
Cassandra Palmer recently defeated a god, which you’d think would buy a girl a little time off. But it doesn’t work that way when your job description is Pythia-the world’s chief clairvoyant. Cassie is busier than ever, trying to learn about her power, preparing for her upcoming coronation, and figuring out her relationship with the enigmatic sexy master vampire, Mircea.
But someone doesn’t want Cassie to become Pythia, and is willing to go to any lengths to make sure the coronation ceremony never happens- including attacking her mother before Cassie is even born…
Cassie just can’t catch a break. No sooner has she killed, maimed, destroyed, or ticked off her last nemesis, she’s back in the middle of more action and fighting for her life; all this while preparing for her Coronation. Of course Cassie is trying to take all of this in stride, even with no dress, and Mircea conveniently out of town.
Cassie (powers aside) is every woman I’ve ever known. Just trying to get through life in one piece while doing her job, having a love life, and just trying to stay one step ahead of the bill collector. For Cassie it means being the Pythia, a job she has not received proper training it. Her kick ass, and take names style makes reading the series a fast paced, don’t turn your head or you’ll miss something kind of book.
I have been a Cassie fan right from the beginning in “Curse the Dark”. I hope this book has a long and healthy run. I think Ms. Chance’s writing style and characters have a depth and life to them that parallel our own world and lives.
FTC Full Disclosure: I borrowed this book from the Public Library fully intending to enjoy it and write a review and sharing it with the world.
Karen Chance can be found hanging out at http://www.karenchance.com/ .