Saturday, September 6, 2008

Tall, Dark & Dead by Tate Hallaway

First sentence:

"If only I hadn't been late."


"The line between magic and sanity is very thin. That's part of why I, Garnet Lacey, quit cold turkey. Never touch the stuff. No exceptions.

But magic is so addictive... and my inner Goddess, Lilith, is hard to resist. Besides, restraint isn't easy when you manage Wisconsin's premier occult bookstore, and get customers like Sebastian Von Traum—piercing brown eyes, a sexy accent, and a killer body in black leather and denim. The only thing missing is an aura. Which means he's dead...

That means trouble. I guess I'm a sucker for it. The Vatican witch hunters are on to us. My long-lost vampire ex has crawled out of the woodwork looking for action. And Sebastian's frustrated ex is stirring in her grave.

What's a girl to do if she's hot for a dead man walking? Run like hell—and take full advantage of the nights...." -- from the back cover

My thoughts:

I enjoyed this paranormal fantasy featuring Garnet Lacy. I liked how she gradually learned to share with her friends her past and how she gained internal strength to confront the goddess Lilith. I look forward to reading the next book in the series, Dead Sexy.

Date read: 8/25/2008
Book #: 57
Series: Garnet Lacy, #1
Rating: 3*/5 = good
Genre: Paranormal fantasy

ISBN-10: 0425209725
ISBN-13: 9780425209721
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Year: 2006
# of Pages: 295
Binding: Trade Paperback
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