Wednesday, July 8, 2015

[Archive] LITERAL ADDICTION's Review of Wicked Embers

Keri Arthur, author of the New York Times bestselling Riley Jenson Guardian series, has now written more than twenty-eight novels. She’s received several nominations in the Best Contemporary Paranormal category of the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Awards and has won RT’s Career Achievement Award for urban fantasy. She lives with her daughter in Melbourne, Australia.

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Wicked Embers
Souls of Fire book #2

Keri Arthur, New York Times bestselling author of Fireborn, presents the thrilling new Souls of Fire Novel featuring Emberly Pearson, a phoenix that can transform into a human—and is haunted by the ability to foresee death....

Crimson Death, the plague like virus spawned from a failed government experiment to isolate the enzymes that make vampires immortal, continues to spread. Emberly and her partner, Jackson Miller, are desperately seeking the stolen research for a cure before the virus becomes a pandemic.

But their mission is jeopardized by another threat uncovered in Emberly’s prophetic dreams. A creature of ash and shadow has been unleashed on a murdering spree. Now Emberly must summon all her gifts and investigative knowledge to put an end to this entity’s brutal rampage—even if it means placing herself in harm’s way....

Our Review, by LITERAL ADDICTION's Pack Alpha - Chelle:
*Copy gifted in exchange for an honest review

--Actual rating 4.5 Skulls

Wicked Embers picks up where book #1 left off in true and fantastic Urban Fantasy form.

Emberly and her beau Jackson are investigating a unique and dangerous case for their shared private investigation firm and trying not to step on the toes of her cop ex, Sam, while keeping those they care about, including Emberly's life mate Rory, safe.

Emberly's dream visions kick into gear, making the case even more dangerous and intriguing, especially when they find out that everything behind the scenes is still tied to the Red Cloaks and their nefarious leader, the Grey Cloak.

As Emberly and Jackson chase down the mysterious beast wreaking havoc, their tie-in with the Red Cloak virus-afflicted becomes even more convoluted. Death and destruction await around every turn, and secrets that they wished they wouldn't have learned are revealed.

Wicked Embers was a beautifully written and gripping urban fantasy with lots of action, edge-of-your-seat suspense, thrills, and even some hot and sexy romance.

This was another stellar book by Ms. Arthur. I am loving this series almost as much as Dark Angels, and that is one of my absolute favorite UF series ever. I can't wait to see what happens next!

Wicked Embers

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