MAGIC BINDS (A Kate Daniels Novel) A Review

by Ilona Andrews

Published by Ace Books

A review by John Irvin


“The skull glared at me out of empty eye sockets…” –Kate Daniels

            From the back cover blurb:

            Mercenary Kate Daniels knows all too well that magic in post-Shift Atlanta is a dangerous business. But nothing she’s faced could have prepared her for this.

            Kate and the former Beast Lord Curran Lennart are finally making their relationship official. But there are some steep obstacles standing in the way of their walk to the altar.

            Kate’s father, Roland, has kidnapped the demigod Saiman and is slowly bleeding him dry in a never-ending bid for power. A Witch Oracle has predicted that if Kate marries the man she loves, Atlanta will burn and she will lose him forever. And the only person Kate can ask for help is long dead.

            The odds are impossible. The future is grim. But Kate Daniels has never been one to play by the rules…

Magic Binds (A Kate Daniels Novel) by Ilona Andrews, A Review.

            I don’t know how Ilona Andrews does it. Magic Binds is book nine in a ten book series. Every single book builds upon the other, promising a bigger and better climax as you make your way through the dark urban fantasy.

            The way Andrews keeps you wanting more, going forward, and holding out for the main climax is astounding and awe-inspiring to me. I can only hope I’ll ever become this good.

            With one more book to go after it, Magic Binds ties up some old ends before giving you that push at the end in which you’ve got to get to the end and read the finale before …I don’t know …the world ends? Every fiber in my being was holding on as I gripped the edges of this book.

            I’m killing myself, restraining from reading the finale, because I can’t let go of this amazing kick-butt heroine who has dry humour that has me rolling in the floor with laughter.

            I will confess though, I think I’m headed to the bookstore to buy Magic Triumphs, thanks to writing this review.

            So, take my recommendation and click this link to go buy it: MAGIC BINDS.

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