I have often used the words “world-building” and “mythology” interchangeably to mean the magic an author brings to their book. In DARK KISS, however, Rowen’s magic is definitively mythology, as her angels and demons inhabit a city that is almost featureless. Other than a school filled with between-class-hallways and a club where Samantha encounters the paranormal for the first time, this book takes place entirely in the characters’ conversations.
Author: Michelle Rowen
Title: Nightshade Author: Michelle Rowen Series: Nightshade #1 Cover Art: Don Sipley Genre: Paranormal Romance Excerpt: Yes Source: Publisher Reviewed by: Abigail Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Berkley (February 1, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 0425239829 ISBN-13: 978-0425239827 Sexual Content: A couple moderately graphic sex scenes. References to rape. My Rating: Good – A fun read with minor flaws. Maybe read an excerpt before buying. Description DESIRE IS IN THE BLOOD Jillian Conrad never believed in vampires. But she’s just become a living, breathing weapon against them. Attacked by a desperate scientist, she is injected with a serum that was… Read more »