Friday, March 22, 2013

Blood Rights (House of Comarré series #1)

BookBlood Rights (House of Comarré series #1)

AuthorKristen Painter

Rating: V (for violence)

Bookshelves: 2013, blood donor, fiction, Florida, France, future, House of Comarré series, Kristen Painter, paranormal romance, vampires, urban fantasy

Begun: January 1, 2013
Finished: January 3, 2013

Media Type: paperback

Setting: New Florida (assumed to be in the same location as our Florida), Corvina, France

Characters: Chrysabelle, Maris, Maddoc “Doc,” Malkolm “Mal,” Katsumi, Ronan, Fiona

Synopsis: Chrysabelle is royalty in the hidden world of vampires. She is Comarré, part courtesan, part blood donor. She was a blood virgin when she was bought by her master for the highest purchase price ever. Beautiful, blonde, and tattooed from head-to-toe in intricate gold threated that were imbedded under her skin, Chrysabelle finds herself on the run from the vampire society when she finds her Master beheaded. Not knowing who did murder her Master, Chrysabelle runs to her aunt in New Florida to look for help. What she finds there is Mal. Mal is a vampire but a low class vampire who killed another of his kind. How can this outcast help a murder suspect?

Review: House of Comarré … what can I say. I really wanted to fall in love with this series but there is just something there that makes this series very … one-dimensional. Yes, the characters were well written. Yes, the plot was good. But there were big holes in the plot, questions that were not answered, and an ending I saw coming from a mile away AND called about 1/3rd of the way into the book. It was ok but it wasn’t fantastic!

In my opinion, this book gets:

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