MAGIC BLEEDS (A Kate Daniels Novel)

by Ilona Andrews

Ace Books

A review by John Irvin


“No matter how carefully I patted the chopped apples into place, the top crust of my apple pie always looked like I’d tried to bury a dismembered body under it.” –Kate Daniels

            From the back cover blurb:

            Kate Daniels works for the Order of Knights of Merciful Aid, officially, as a liaison with the mercenary guild. Unofficially, she cleans up the paranormal problems no one else wants to handle—especially if they involve Atlanta’s shapeshifting community.

            When she’s called in to investigate a fight at the Steel Horse, a bar on the border between the territories of the shapeshifters and the necromancers, Kate quickly discovers there’s a new player in town. One who’s been around for thousands of years—and rode to war at the side of Kate’s father.

            This foe may be too much even for Kate and Curran, the Beast Lord, to handle. Because this time Kate will be taking on family…

Magic Bleeds by Ilona Andrews. A kick-butt romantic urban fantasy.

            Magic Bleeds is number for in the Kate Daniels series. Just like its predecessors, the book did not disappoint me. When she was sent on that investigation I knew there was nothing but bad about to happen.

            Like always, I felt so drawn into the story I was certain I was right there at Kate’s side, feeling her emotions, hearing her thoughts. She and I think a lot alike, we have the same dry humour, I got all of her jokes.

            The heat between her and Curran is more fervent than ever too.

            I enjoyed how Ilona Andrews is able to mix romance with kick-butt action and adventure in this dark urban fantasy. If you’ve collected the books so far, you really need to check this one out too! You will not be disappointed. Prepare yourself for nights of awesome dueling and mysteries unraveling as Kate tries to save Atlanta again!

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

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