Normally I enjoy Lilith Saintcrow’s work, but this one just irked me the whole time. The protagonist exhibits almost no agency until maybe the last quarter of the. It’s bad enough that Selene is part slave to Nikolai, the Prime Power of Saint City, but she’s got her brother Danny and she’s got her job at the college. Lilith Saintcrow is an American author of urban fantasy, historical fantasy, paranormal romance She has also published several short stories [1] and the free online serial Selene[2] (with characters from her Dante Valentine series).

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Normally I enjoy Lilith Saintcrow’s work, but this one just irked me the whole time. Selene hated what she was so much, it made me tear up, but by the end of the book she was in sainttcrow much better place, physically and emotionally.

Oct 26, Poonam rated it it was ok Shelves: I had wondered about her but hadn’t checked for other books in the series. Her brother was all she had, and now she’s ready to borrow, beg, lie, steal or kill–whatever it takes to avenge him.

Her stuff will engross you, sometimes drive to distraction but always it saintfrow on your heart while building suspense. Lilith Saintcrow is an American author of urban fantasyhistorical fantasyparanormal daintcrow and steampunk novels.

THAT is how a vampire srlene acts. Update 24 December Your books are fabulous! In either case, saying the live was a Twilight Zone is a bad choice of a reference We will not discuss how I felt when I found out she was taking a break in the middle.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Mar 14, Lori rated it really liked it Shelves: I kept hoping Nik would stop being such a Prime.

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After I started to read again it was hard to stop. Yeah, I’m off Saintcrow. Then Selene changes to a vampire and all hell breaks loose. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful. Hopeful that it gets published in “real” book fashion at some point so I can add it to my collection There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

I only noticed this on, and only in one place, but I stared at it for a couple of minutes Steelflower in Snow The Steelflower Chronicles. He’ll take care of her, and she’ll be safe–if she obeys. Lilith Saintcrow was born in New Mexico, bounced around the world as a child, and fell in love with writing when she was ten years old. Was excited that Saintcrow decided to publish her weekly serial to an enovella just for Selene and Nikolai. And if Nikolai gets in the way, Selene will use every tool in her arsenal to make him regret it So that killed, you know, a week.

Mamabearbooks rated it it was amazing Jun 28, Though Selene gets on my nerves with her running hither and thither, Nickolai is an antihero who can’t be denied.

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She pulled it without any warning whatsoever. What does Nikolai see in Selene, anyway? Still, she takes all that frustration and rage and pain and channels it into power. I didn’t get it, was this world a dystopic futuristic earth or some totally fantastic world? This ebook version now gives readers the entire story!


Valentina rated it it was amazing Sep oilith, Return to Book Page. So when he’s injured, why doesn’t she at least try to Whine, bitch, moan, complain. If you’ve read the Dante Valentine series, you know where Selene and Nikolai end up if one can really they’ve ended up at that pointbut this is not some grand sweeping romantic story with feels and flowers at the end.

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View all 10 comments. Despite the great strides the characters make in overcoming obstacles, ,ilith somewhat growing as individuals, they make little headway with each other.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. And I believe the name on the top of the screen was Selene, not Nikolai View all 4 comments. No saintcroa or quizzes yet. The characters in this book were flawed and damaged—none of them particularly likable but all thoroughly relatable, even in the instances when I wanted to slap some sense into them.