Tuesday, December 7, 2010

SOMETHING WICKED by Michelle Rowen

A Living In Eden novel
Publisher: Berkley
Date published: October 2010
ISBN: 9780425237465
Paranormal romance
Mass Market Paperback
Reviewed by Valerie
Obtained by publisher

For the past three hundred years, demon Darrak has been inhabiting bodies due to a curse. Now he is inside Eden Riley and is giving a new meaning to ‘the demon within’. Eden has a special psychic energy and due to this, Darrak is able to materialize during the day. In the night he is able to take over her body while she sleeps. Eden is in danger, because if she cannot break the curse, having Darrak inside her might just kill her. Also, she now has black magic available to her, but it comes with a price. Every time she uses it, a bit of her soul becomes tainted. There is one more danger, Darrak is hot, but if they succumb to their passion, her immortal soul is also in danger. Looks like there is not much a girl can do, but Eden is determined to help Darrak, even if it means they have to get involved with some rather nasty characters from the otherworld.

This is an absolutely exciting story that held me captive until the end. It was painful having to put it down as I didn’t want to stop reading it. I love the world Ms. Rowen has built and this is a very interesting premise. One I haven’t come across before. I’ve read books with demons in them…but to have the hero and heroine practically in one body, that is interesting. Ms. Rowan carries it off very well. She also adds an interesting selection of secondary characters, some really witty with sassy dialogue and a bit of hot passion to spice things up. This is a story that will keep you on the edge of your seat and rooting for Darrak and Eden. I liked that Darrak is not quite perfect. One minute you think he is the big bad demon, the next he’s sweet, loving and caring. I just wanted them to have their happy ending. On the whole, this is a very well rounded read and I want more! Yesterday!!

This is an objective review and not an endorsement of this book.

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