by E.S. Moore
Kindle Edition – Read January 14, 2013
Length: 352 pages
Kat Redding is the very thing she hunts: a vampire, thirsting for blood, capable of killing any creature unlucky enough to get in her path. The difference is, Kat kills her own kind in order to protect human Purebloods. She’s good at what she does. Good enough to earn the nickname Lady Death—and the enmity of every bloodthirsty being around. But now a vampire Count is intent on merging his House with a werewolf cult to create a force of terrifying power.
Kat can’t allow that to happen. Even if it means taking on a den of weres and a vampire more ruthless than any she’s encountered before. She has the weapons, the skill, and a few allies. But that may not be enough to eliminate the Count before her own dark nature rises to the surface—and costs her whatever is left of her humanity…
This is one of those books that looks really cool it seems like it would be a fun read and it’s totally in the genre that I love Urban Fantasy/Paranormal. I have not heard a whole lot about this series which has 3 books that were published within 2012. The whole premise of this book felt very much like Kate Beckinsale’s character in Underworld except younger and not British. Kat is a vampire turned against her will, leather clad, who is out to get pretty much any vamp that moves. The opening scene is an action scene her killing a bunch of vamps, some weres and I believe even some humans who were friendly with the vamps. She is “Lady Death” which she hates, she lives with a guy who had gone through the same horrors as Kat and he pretty much lives his life to be her Q it seems. I didn’t really feel any connection with the characters, I kept feeling like it was leading up to something really interesting …. then it didn’t. The action scenes were great and really well written and the writing itself was pretty good, it’s just the story didn’t really come together, it wasn’t something that grabbed you in. I felt like I was just skimming the surface of a pool but the tarp was covering it and you could never really dive in. Ok, I’m not a great at these analogies. Maybe I’ll read the next one, maybe that will be the one that sucks me in, because sometimes that happens, sometimes the first book isn’t what gets me it’s the second or third. We’ll see.