Bloodfever by Karen Marie Moning is yet another outstanding installment in the MacKayla Lane Novels! I really enjoyed the first one, Darkfever, and Bloodfever was just as good to me. I can really get into these novels and lose myself for a few hours. I love the characters and the whole Fae world that comes with reading these novels – I am definitely addicted to this series.
Bloodfever finds Mac still on the search for the infamous book – the Sinsar Dub. She now knows who murdered her sister and is out for revenge but that has to be carefully thought out and planned. In the meantime she is still keeping company with Jericho Barrons and still managing to get herself in trouble. The only difference now is that she is aware of all the dangers around her or is she? It is possible that even Mac can be surprised by where life leads her in this installment.
Mac also learns that there is a whole sect of women just like her – sidhe seers. They want her to join them but Mac is still keeping her options open. She wants to get all the players lined up and know exactly who and what they are and what they can do in regards to her. Can they kill her with one slip of the hand? Can they put her in a trance where even she doesn’t know what’s real? Mac lives in a really scary world right now that keeps coming up with more to keep her on her toes and just hoping to stay alive.
I really liked how Mac grew in this novel from a spoiled, living on easy street girl to the darker, much more interesting Mac. Don’t get me wrong – I liked Mac from the beginning but it’s interesting to see her changing into this other person. She goes from an experience of pure heaven in this book to one of pure hell and comes out alive. She has a very dark side that she is just starting to explore and I look forward to reading more and seeing what she does with it. I also loved that she took a stand against Barrons this time around. I’m hoping in the next book they begin to get even more of a working relationship with each other as I’m actually rooting for the two of them to end up together.
I’m also looking forward to learning more about Barrons. In this book we find out more about him and there just seems to be so many secrets revolving around who he really is and just what he’s after. He is definitely after the Sinsar Dubh like everyone else but there seems to be something in his past that is very intriguing and that also keeps me turning the pages and looking forward to the next book.
As with the first book, Bloodfever also ends on a cliffhanger leaving me desperate to keep reading. The next book is Faefever and I can’t wait to get started on it and see where it will take Mac on her journey to find out who she really is as well as seeing how she learns to control the power she obviously has. Check back at the end of the month for my review of Faefever. This is a great series and one that I would absolutely recommend for those who love this kind of fantasy read. Beware though – it is totally addictive reading!
I read Bloodfever by Karen Marie Moning for her book tour with TLC Book Tours. You can check out other reviews of the book here. You can purchase Bloodfever for yourself here in the US and here in Canada. Be sure to pop in and visit Karen Marie Moning’s website as well!
Disclosure: My copy of Bloodfever by Karen Marie Moning was provided for review purposes by TLC Book Tours and the publisher.
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Still waiting to get the copy I mooched, book 1 that is…waiting
I'm so glad you're enjoying this series and hope it's providing a bit of a distraction for you from the sadder realities of life. Thanks so much for your fabulous review and for being on the tour!
This is a series that I have not heard much about, but your review was very enticing! I am going to have to see if I can grab a copy of the first book and give it a go. Thanks for the amazing review!
Literary Feline says
I am glad you enjoyed this one, Darlene! I haven't read any of the books in the series but I do want to. It sounds fun!
Alice Teh says
Hi Dar, I like the sound of this series. Sidhe seers? I'm not sure what they are but intriguing indeed. I'd love to read the series if I can find it. Thanks again for another awesome review!
I'm so addicted to this series, and no I don't read it just for the hot steamy sex…well, o.k. maybe I do!!!
Barrons is so mysterious. I cannot wait to find out what he is! Total craziness…
This is such a good series and I've never read about the Fae before. Glad you liked this one too.