Book Review: Demonfire by Kate Douglas

paranormal romance at it's best!  Kate Douglas breaks from her fame as the author of Wolf Tales to bring us a new series, Demonfire.

Newspaper reported Eddy Marks thinks she knows everything about her quite hometown. She couldn’t be more wrong. Turns out Evergreen, California, is the site of a vortex that allows demons to cross over to Earth, and the only one who can stop them is an unbelievably sexy fallen demon named Dax who has just crashed into Eddy’s life.

The action was hot, the story well written and the sex, well it’s Kate Douglas so you’d not be surprised to find it hot!

My take on this book is interesting.  Unlike her Chanku Alpha heroes, Dax is what I call a reluctant hero.  In this story we see a lot of uncertainty, questioning and guesswork along with the ride and it reminds me of a good lesson for not just readers looking to start a new series, but for writers who want to see a different path. Dax is NOT a bad ass.  He’s just a demon that ended up nearly being screwed over.  He’s not unstoppable, he’s not ultra strong.  In fact, he comes off as a simple, goal oriented demon with morals. I like that.  I think readers who want something different yet captivating will find it in Demonfire.  I DO hope to see how this series develops.

Published in: on July 1, 2011 at 4:55 am  Comments (4)  
Tags: , , , ,

The URI to TrackBack this entry is: http://saschaillyvichauthor.com/2011/07/01/book-review-demonfire-by-kate-douglas/trackback/

RSS feed for comments on this post.

4 CommentsLeave a comment

  1. I’ve not read this book so thank you for posting about it..

    • Kate Douglas is a master of Erotic Romance. She’s a very sweet woman in person too!

  2. Thanks for a great review, and you definitely nailed it. I didn’t start out to write a beta hero, but so far, all my heroes in this series seem to lack the alpha gene. The women are strong, their men love them, but they easily defer to their woman’s strength. I didn’t even realize what I’d done until I finished the final book, CrystalFire, which comes out next April, but this is definitely a series that lacks the alpha touch!

    • I figured he was a typical Beta hero and that was a good thing, considering all the Alpha males here in Romance. The sex was hot and I think for writers this is a book/series to read in order to watch development of a not so “macho” hero and a more or less interesting crowd.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,739 other followers

%d bloggers like this: