Monday, June 22, 2009

Another Great Read From the Paranormal Realm

In continuing with my beach read theme, I decided to tease you all with a post about the second Brytewood book in Georgia Evans's fantabulous new trilogy. Last month I had the immense pleasure of reading Evans's kick off to the series, Bloody Good, which I wrote about here.

This weekend, I managed to reach part of my reading goal and zipped through the second book, Bloody Awful, in which Alice, Peter, and pals must ID a second vamp in their quaint English village. The Germans' plans have suffered a minor setback with the loss of one of their vamp infiltrators, but the remaining three bloodsuckers carry on the mission, this time sending one of their more powerful numbers into Brytewood posing as a baker. Nurse and werefox Gloria Prewitt finally reveals herself, and we learn more about the town's somewhat shady grocer Samuel Worleigh. Meanwhile, Alice discovers that Mother Longhurst has suddenly disappeared, and more Others are revealed.

Bloody Awful is set for release next week and Bloody Right finishes out the trilogy in August.

I'll be sad to see this series end. I've grown so attached to the characters in such a short time. But I'm also anxious to see what happens next -- Awful was pretty much a one-sitting read for me. I was super excited to get my grubby paws on it and I really did read most of sitting on my porch Sunday afternoon. Great premise, great writing, and just an overall fun read.

I'm kind of proud of myself for managing to stay away from the computer for a good part of Sunday. I didn't touch the XBox either. I slept in and hit the gym early and then spent the rest of the day trying to relax. I was probably about 85% successful in this avenue, I'll admit the house-hunting jitters hit on and off, but I can't really help that.

Ok, I'm going to fix myself a hot tea and settle in for the evening. Day 8 of the diet down with little to no cheating, yay me!


Cheryl said...

So glad to hear you enjoyed this book. I read the first one as well and liked it

Icedream said...

I haven't gotten the first one read yet but I'm glad to know the series continues to be good because I have my name on PBS for Bloody Awful and Bloody Right. Gotta think ahead and hope for the best :D