Sunday, May 1, 2011

Review: Demons Are A Girl's Best Friend by Linda Wisdom

Demons Are a Girl's Best FriendI thoroughly loved this book! Linda Wisdom created a fun paranormal world within our own, full of colorful characters, flirty banter, edgy adventure, and a dreamy demon, all tempered by the possibility of a cataclysmic world-altering dark event. Demons Are A Girl's Best Friend is the perfect adventure for anyone looking for a little romantic fun.

Maggie makes a great and very entertaining witch, with a 700 year history behind her, and Declon is a smouldering love-interest who just so happens to actually smoulder on occasion... since he's another colorful character!

One of the things that made this book so special and fun were the supporting characters (which I would love to see back in sequels!!).  They each were so individual and colorful in their own ways, but worked together to create a whole team.  Among my favorites: Elle (Short for Elegance), the jewel encrusted Black Widow spider who becomes a weapon/tattoo on Maggie's shoulder, and Sybil, the purple elf who specializes in interrogation with her soothing abilities (who doesn't just love the scents of lavender and vanilla that just happen to flow from her wings??).  And gosh, you can't forget the message-toting, caffine-drinking ferret messengers, and the gnomes... honestly, you've got to read this one simply because the paranormal world Linda Wisdom has created was so fun to watch unfold among the pages of the book!

Demons Are A Girl's Best Friend
by Linda Wisdom

Sourcebooks Casablanca (April 1, 2011) ~ 384 pages
Fiction / Paranormal Romance

Edition Reviewed: ARC - Review copy received courtesy of the publisher, many thanks to both the author and the publisher for sending me a copy to review!

About the Book: From Amazon
A bewitching woman on a mission...

Feisty witch Maggie enjoys her work as a paranormal law enforcement officer-that is, until she's assigned to protect a teenager with major attitude and plenty of Mayan enemies. Maggie's never going to survive this assignment without the help of a half-fire demon who makes her smolder...

A hotter-than-sin hero with an agenda...

Declan is proprietor of an underground club and busy demon portal. No way he'll allow his demon race to be blamed for the malicious acts of some crazy evil Mayans. But he's already got his hands full when the sexy witch offers him a challenge he can't refuse...

About the Author: (from the Publisher's site)
Linda Wisdom was born and raised in Huntington Beach, California. She majored in Journalism in college then switched her major to Fashion Merchandising when she was told there was no future for her in fiction writing. She held a variety of positions ranging from retail sales to executive secretary in advertising and office manager for a personnel agency. Her career began when she sold her first two novels to Silhouette Romance on her wedding anniversary in 1979. Since then she has sold more than seventy novels and one novella to four different publishers. Her books have appeared on various romance and mass market bestseller lists and nominated and won a number of Romantic Times awards and two time Romance Writers of America Rita Award finalist. She lives with her husband, her spoiled rotten white mini Schnauzer, and an equally spoiled parrot in Murrieta, California. A number of Linda’s book backlist, including her Hex paranormal series, has been optioned for film and television. Affiliations: Charter member of Romance Writers of America Charter member of Orange County Chapter, Romance Writers of America Member of San Diego Chapter, Romance Writers of America Futuristic, Fantasy & Paranormal Chapter RWA

*Disclosure: I am an Amazon Associate. I get a very small amount for any purchases made when you click through a link from Wendi's Book Corner, which I then save up to buy more books. :)


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