Publisher: Berkley Sensation
Date: November 2011
Mass Market Paperback
Reviewed by Pam
Obtained by Publisher
Rule Turner is a shape-shifter, a hero with a mission and part of a secret unit. When his friend Ruben suddenly begins looking ill and behaving out of character, he’s sure there’s something odd is going on.Lily the main heroine is Rule’s fiancée and Ruben is her boss, so she’s worried. Is there more to these happenings than any of them could guess at?
When a murder shows signs of death magic, Lily finds herself assigned to the investigation through her work as an FBI Agent. This problem escalates rapidly and she finds herself in the path of danger along with Rule. The Lupi are afraid it is an ancient enemy becoming active again, so should they prepare for war? While humans point the finger at the supernatural beings without knowing why.
DEATH MAGIC is part of a series and each chapter is filled with interesting happenings. The layers in the plot engage the reader and surround them, with action and escape from the world around them. The main characters are strong and committed in this complex world with a fantasy realm.The world building takes the reader into a believable place, where they will find magic, strange elementals and other paranormals live. When the elementals begin to act strangely even the humans are in danger. Rule is concerned for those with no protection and hopes to turn the bad guy’s back, before it’s too late, but Doppelgangers’ change everything again.
The story is very fast paced and has a great plot-line, making every chapter exciting. It’s intense with plenty of complex and suspenseful happenings. The romance between the H/H is blended in nicely with the action and plenty of twists.
It’s a page grabber and if you haven’t read any of Ms. Wilks novels and you love paranormal suspense, read this and be entertained.
This is an objective review and not an endorsement of this book.