Review: Hard Bitten
It all starts out innocently enough. The mayor is putting the screws to Merit and Ethan to put an end to the blood raves in the city. And the same time, Darius, a bigwig from the governing vampire council, comes to town to check out the Chicago vamps. Merit believes Celina has a hand in it all. But Darius essentially forbids any further investigation of her.
In the meantime, Ethan is working to redeem himself for his behavior in the last book. He now accepts how he feels about Merit and is trying desperately to win her back. It's an intricate dance between them and their eventually acquiescence feels inevitable.
I'm not going to spoil the details of what happens, in the off chance you are one of the five people in the world who doesn't know how the book ends. Suffice it to say, (*spoilers*) it left me feeling much like I did at the end of For a Few Demons More. I am emotionally empty. Heartbroken. Betrayed. It was an amazing book, but I don't know how to forgive Chloe Neill. And I don't know how to rate this. How do you rate a book that rips your heart out and stomps it on the floor?
Hard Bittenby Chloe NeillRelease Date: May 3, 2011Publisher: NAL