Monday, April 20, 2009
I have found another amazing new teens series about vampires by Rachel Caine. I went to Rachel Caine's website to find out more about the Morganville Vampires series and found out that there are 5 books in the series with the 6th book coming out in June of this year. I read the sample chapter of the first book in the series, Glass House, since there weren't any blurbs and it seemed it would be a good idea to get a feel for what I was going to read before I buy the series. I was instantly hooked after reading the first chapter of the book even though there were a few grammar errors in the chapter posted on the website. I found out that I can reserve a copy of the books through Barnes and Nobles website at my local BN and I was lucky enough when they e-mailed me that they had all 5 books there and I could pick it up the next day.
Rachel Caine's Morganville Vampire series has really hooked me and has me flipping the pages so fast I almost a couple of paper cuts. Claire is my favorite character but I also love reading about her boyfriend Shane and her friends Eve and Michael. In the college town of Morganville, vampires and humans have coexisted in, a somewhat relatively, bloodless harmony…until the arrival of Bishop, a master vampire who threatens to put the evil back in evil undead and smash the fragile peace that Ameila the founder of Morganville has worked to build. But Bishop isn’t the only threat because there are violent black clouds that promise a storm of devastating proportions to hit Morganville in a matter of hours. As student Claire Danvers and her friends prepare to defend Morganville against the elements—both natural and unnatural—the unexpected happens...Morganville’s vampires begin to vanish one by one. Discovering why leads Claire to one last choice that she really doesn't want to make because it is either swear allegiance to Bishop…or die.
WOW! That is the first word that popped into my head after reading the last sentence in the book and it really describes this book so well in my opinion. This book has really taken the cake I tell you because it has so much suspense, intense action, scary scenes as well as some heated up moments between Claire and Shane. There is so much stuff going on in the book that I really had a hard time butting this book down to even go to the bathroom at times. I think Rachel Caine has really done great in writing this series and she just keeps making them better and better with each new book. Well Claire has really had to make some very tough decisions in this novel because her parents have moved to Morganville in the last book and now that Bishop has taken over the town things are not looking so well for vamps and humans alike. Like I said Claire and Shane's relationship is really heating up and they have finally said that they love each other out loud even though it took such horrible things to happen to really make them see it. I also really think that Eve and Michael's relationship is going to go through some really rough patches since there is the evil Bishop now in control of the town. I can't wait for the next book in the series called Carpe Corpus, which comes out Tuesday, June 2nd and I really want it to be June already because Rachel Caine has left us another cliffhanger ending with a teaser look at the next book. I give this book 4 Open Books:
Here is the description of the book from the back cover and picture: LORD OF MISRULE $ 6.99 (Book 5)(244 Pages)
MORGANVILLE, TEXAS, JUST SOUTH OF NORMAL.
In the college town of Morganville, vampires and humans have coexisted in (relatively) bloodless harmony…until the arrival of Bishop, a master vampire who threatens to put the evil back in evil undead and smash the fragile peace. But Bishop isn’t the only threat….
Violent black clouds promise a storm of devastating proportions. As student Claire Danvers and her friends prepare to defend Morganville against the elements—both natural and unnatural—the unexpected happens: Morganville’s vampires begin to vanish one by one. Discovering why leads Claire to one last choice: Swear allegiance to Bishop…or die.

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