Twice Bitten by Chloe Neill
Publication Date: October 14th 2010
Paperback, 355 pages
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Merit, Chicago’s newest vampire, is learning how to play well with others. Other supernaturals, that is. Shapeshifters from across the country are convening in the Windy City, and as a gesture of peace, Master Vampire Ethan Sullivan has offered their leader a very special bodyguard: Merit. Merit is supposed to protect the Alpha, Gabriel Keene—and to spy for the vamps while she’s at it. Oh, and luckily Ethan’s offering some steamy, one-on-one combat training sessions to help her prepare for the mission.
Merit must accept the assignment, even though she knows that she’ll probably regret it. And she’s not wrong. Someone is gunning for Gabriel Keene, and Merit soon finds herself in the line of fire. She’ll need all the help she can get to track down the would-be assassin, but everywhere she turns, there are rising tensions between supernaturals—not least between her and a certain green-eyed, centuries old master vampire.
Remember me,having minor problems with the previous two books in the Chicagoland series?Well,after having read Twice Bitten;let me tell you,I'm ecstatic about this series!
Granted,I may have found the previous two books a bit slow and heavy on vampire politics analysis but Twice Bitten,is everything I expected this series to be from the beggining!And that is a fast paced,UF series,with just the right amount of romance to spice things up!
From the moment I started reading Twice Bitten I just couldn't put it down.Shiftrs come into the picture and that means further complications but for once,reading about the politics of the situation couldn't bother me or bore me any less.I was sucked into Neill's world and I just didn't want to immerge from it any time soon.
I loved the way Merit's character develops from book to book.I love how Ethan behaves,even if that means that sometimes he's a total jerk...The tension between them is incredible!The way their relationship builts is among the best written I have encountered in a story!
Should I continue?Bottom line,I'm glad I decided to read the books in this series (well apart from the first one) back to back,cause certainly,Twice Bitten is incredible and having all the details fresh in my mind helped me understand the complicated world building a lot easier!
Going to pick Hard Bitten right now!