Bloodfever I used to think my sister and I were just two nice southern girls who d get married in a few years and settle down to a quiet life Then I discovered that Alina and I descend not from good wholesome s

  • Title: Bloodfever
  • Author: Karen Marie Moning
  • ISBN: 9780385339162
  • Page: 235
  • Format: Hardcover
  • I used to think my sister and I were just two nice southern girls who d get married in a few years and settle down to a quiet life Then I discovered that Alina and I descend, not from good wholesome southern stock, but from an ancient Celtic bloodline of powerful sidhe seers, people who can see the Fae Not only can I see the terrifying otherworldly race, but I can senseI used to think my sister and I were just two nice southern girls who d get married in a few years and settle down to a quiet life Then I discovered that Alina and I descend, not from good wholesome southern stock, but from an ancient Celtic bloodline of powerful sidhe seers, people who can see the Fae Not only can I see the terrifying otherworldly race, but I can sense the sacred Fae relics that hold the deadliest of their magic.When my sister was found dead in a trash filled alley in Dublin, I came over to get answers Now all I want is revenge And after everything I ve learned about myself, I know I have the power to get it.MacKayla Lane s ordinary life underwent a complete makeover when she landed on Ireland s shores and was plunged into a world of deadly sorcery and ancient secrets In her fight to stay alive, Mac must find the Sinsar Dubh a million year old book of the blackest magic imaginable, which holds the key to power over both the worlds of the Fae and of Man Pursued by Fae assassins, surrounded by mysterious figures she knows she cannot trust, Mac finds herself torn between two deadly and irresistible men V lane, the insatiable Fae who can turn sensual arousal into an obsession for any woman, and the ever inscrutable Jericho Barrons, a man as alluring as he is mysterious For centuries the shadowy realm of the Fae has coexisted with that of humans Now the walls between the two are coming down,

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    1. Karen Marie Moning

      The only other calling I ever felt was an irrepressible desire to be Captain of my own Starship I was born in the wrong century and it wasn t possible, so I chose to explore the universe by writing fiction instead Books are doors to endless adventure KMMKaren Marie Moning is the 1 NYT bestselling author of the Fever Series and Highlander novels.An alum of the Immaculate Conception Academy, at seventeen she attended Purdue University where she completed a BA in Society Law, with minors in Philosophy, Creative Writing and Theatre, while working full time as a bartender and computer consultant She intended to go to law school but after an internship with a firm of Criminal Attorneys, decided against it For the next decade, she worked in insurance, where she wrote intercompany arbitrations and directed commercial litigation At the age of thirty, she decided it was time to get serious and do what she d always wanted to do write fiction novels.Beyond the Highland Mist was published in 1999 and nominated for two RITA awards She then published six novels in her award winning HIGHLANDER series, and received the RITA Award in 2001 for The Highlander s Touch.In 2004, she began writing the 1 New York Times bestselling FEVER series The books have been optioned twice for potential franchise development by Twentieth Century Fox and DreamWorks Studios, but the rights are currently held by Moning who has expressed a desire to one day see it as a television series Her novels have been published in over thirty countries She divides her time between Ohio and Florida and is working on two future projects for Random House Publishing I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library Jorge Luis Borges


    1. I don t like Mac I don t like Barrons I m not even really enjoying the story So why keep reading, you might ask Masochism Some vague sense of loyalty toward friends on here who constantly berate me with, Keep reading, it gets better Or, is it really just my obsessive compulsive NEED to see how something ends Probably a little of all three.Once we get into the meat of the story, it s very plain to see that Mac hasn t changed, although she sure would like us to think so She goes on and on about ho [...]

    2. Mac Version 2.0Mac has started to change, she originally was that southern Barbie girl who loved pink, cute accessories and fab nail polish.That girl is still inside her battling with the new Mac she is becoming Why is she changing Because every time she turns around someone is either lying to her or some Fae petunia hole is trying to kill her.Then we have Jerrico Barrons He tries my nerves a bit in this bookd then in the last 50 or so pages I get hooked.The tension between him and Mac finally r [...]

    3. Fourth Read December 2017 5 stars Third Read October 2015 5 stars Second Read November 2014 4 starsFirst read September 2014 4 starsI don t know what else I can say except that I still loved it This is the Third Official Re read for the MacHalo Group and I tagged along because some hadn t read it yet So good enough reason for me to read it again I ll always be biased for this series and I love Barrons and Mac and the world so much This series made and still makes me fall in love with reading Eve [...]

    4. Updated 12 10 14Oh, poor me, drowning in mysteries It s still fun to read, even knowing who is what and does what why It actually shows how well planned this whole series had been.First I want to thank Kat for recommending this series to me So far it s been exceeding my expectations and I hope it will continue doing so In this installment MacKayla Lane continues her search for Sinsar Dubh, a powerful Unseelie artifact containing the deadliest Fae magic She is recovering from the ordeal she exper [...]

    5. 4.5 Done I m just ripping through this series, it s quite addicting This one was just a little better than the fist book, they both ended too soon, but I like how satisfying it is to finish these short books I m having a lot of fun with this, just the right amount of action and plot but the romance is one slowwwwwww burn.

    6. The second installment of Bloodfever is intense, powerful, dramatic and clever.We see a great deal of character growth from out favorite characters as well as a progression in the plot, albeit a small one.The writing is, as always, stylish and immersive The world is complicated, mysterious and intriguing.Overall, this book is a fantastic second installment in what is an amazing, refreshing and enjoyable series I m either going to kill Barrons sooner or later, or do very, very, very naughty thing [...]

    7. Possible minor spoilers if you haven t read the first book and if any of my random ramblings turn out to be trueAt the beginning of the book, we join Mac just after she finds out that she was adopted Immediately, she begins to act like her parents just dropped off the face of the earth, and she starts referring to her sister as her only real family Her attitude instantly turned ungrateful Yes, she was just being a drama queen, but I know for a fact that you can love someone who isn t related to [...]

    8. WARNING Every quote in this review is a spoiler or a mindfuck.UN WARNING If you haven t read the entire series, you won t understand a single one and nothing will be spoiled for you Barrons has something the rest of us don t have there s something that never crawled all the way out of the swamp It didn t want to It likes it there Far beneath me, in the marrow of the ground, something bayed American I nodded You He didn t sound Irish Little of this, little of that Nothing special He smiled and wi [...]

    9. Did I ever think I would get into reading urban fantasy Before Fever Series.absolutely NO d now here I am.unable to stop reading a genre I have not had much interest.apart from the Lord of the Rings books which blew me away I immediately started reading Bloodfever, the 2nd book of Karen Marie Moning s Fever Series after turning the last page of the 1st book, Darkfever,which I reviewed, book show 11 I am back into the dark world of the Fae, MacKayla Lane has discovered and accepted and come to te [...]

    10. 4.5 stars.This one starts off where Darkfever finished Mac is still in Dublin, trying to find out who killed her sister and why she was killed.She is still living in Barron s house Her parents are not happy and they want her home pronto One day you may kiss a man you can t breathe without, and find breadth is of little consequence They are still on the lookout for the Sinsar Dubh.Who can she trust The strange creatures are still everywhere The first promise we had to make was that under no circu [...]

    11. Fever is my all time favorite UF series, so of course this casual reread with the MacHalos has caused me all kinds of crippling, nagging worries and unending anxiety as usual All these questions keep running through my mind What if the series isn t as good as I remember What if it s better than I remember and I spend the rest of my life in bed, rereading for eternity What if a meteor crashes into KMM s house tomorrow and she never writes another word Most worrying of all, what if I meet an actua [...]

    12. no just fucking no, read the blurbs of the books in this series and you think you re getting a sexy PNR but what you re actually getting is like six distinct buckets of cray s fun, it really is, until you make the mistake of thinking about what you just read you follow along, making assumptions about what to expect based on all the other sane and non rapey paranormal sexromanze series you ve read and then you realize that you should have tapped out in book one when the heroine was sti [...]

    13. Things are heating up for the Fever series No sopho slump here It s a strange new world out there and the rules have changed It s every princess for herself Ive discovered why I ve been sucked into this series I can t predict or classify the characters In a world where literary characters are painfully formulaic, Karen Marie Moning is blazing her own wild road with this series and I m just happy to be taken along for the ride.I read this entire book cover to cover in a single day I STILL have qu [...]

    14. Second Re read November 2015.It dragged a little in the middle but the CAVE SCENE IS PERFECTION.First Re read November 2014 I m still giving it 4 stars One day you may kiss a man you cant breathe without, and find breath is of little consequence Buddy Read with a bunch of weirdos Couldn t find better people to do it.Mac is growing and learning Never forget she has not only lost her sister but every certainty about pretty much everything since she came to Dublin and somehow she hasn t break yet I [...]

    15. First reread with my girl Tanya, January 2015.Original rating 4New rating 3.5You know how this is going to go right My first review for this book was written just two months ago so don t you expect me to write another one so soon Hey, I have a life outside of GR you know well, or less All you ll be getting from me is another episode in the Fever Freak s Facts of Life abridged version.Fact 1 Rainbow Mac still has some serious growing up to do.She s doing better but needs to realize moral fiber i [...]

    16. 4 What the BLOODY Hell Stars It s our actions that define us What we choose What we resist What we re willing to die for There are only shades of gray Black and white are nothing than lofty ideals in our minds, the standards by which we try to judge things, and map out our place in the world in relevance to them An obsessed man with dangerous secrets.A seductive prince with his own agenda.A ruthless Grand Mistress.And in the middle of this deadly game of chess where the lives of the pawns are i [...]

    17. 4.5 I LOVE THIS SERIES, AND BARRONS, AND MAYBE V LANE A LITTLE TOO STARS.More action, suspense, fear, doubt, evil, darkness all of these elements sure don t make Mac s life any easier But while the world is turning evil, she is gaining knowledge and strength and one thing she makes sure to never lose is hope Hope is a critical thing Without it, we are nothing Hope shapes the will The will shapes the world I might have been suffering a dearth of hope but I had a few things left will, despe [...]

    18. Rereading with my buddies, edgy and sleepless Bring on the Barrons New thoughts after reread I was actually thinking that Mac was growing a bit in this story, and I was really proud of her for standing up to the Mob guy until she utters this ridiculousness Go ahead, O Bannion, come and get it I m fed up with jack petunias like you Original review from 2014 So, in Georgia they call the hot lava game don t touch the alligator That s just weird Everyone knows that when you are kids, you pretend the [...]

    19. Mac makes me think of an ostrich who buries her moronic little head to the sand right after painting a target line in pink on her ass She still is delusional, too stupid to live, yappy about clothing But she changed a little bit That s all I m giving to her.Barrons is sigh MINE Story line got really interesting and there were twists I wouldn t expect from Mac The author had little spasms of little did she know moments here and there but they were barely there, compared to the first book Buddy re [...]

    20. Karly *The Vampire Ninja, Luminescent Monster & Wendigo Nerd Goddess of Canada (according to The Hulk)*

      4.5 fever frenzy StarsYo shithead,Yeah, you of the withering stares and evasive non answers You, Mr Jericho Jackass Barrons, I m fucking watching YOU You, with the depthless eyes and secretive ways Every step you take is being monitored, calculated, judged I am on to you I know you ve saved my girl, Mac, from some horrid situations don t think I haven t noticed it s always at the last minute and always on your own terms, though but I don t trust you half as far as I can throw you, asshole And to [...]

    21. guilt y gil tee adjective1aracterized by, connected with, or involving guilt guilty intenteasure plezh er noun1.enjoyment or satisfaction derived from what is to one s liking gratification delight.Bloodfever bluhd fee ver noun1 see above Dear Mac,Quick question view spoiler Can you, as a Sidhe Seer, actually have sex with a Fae because when you touch them surely they would freeze for a bit It would be funny once but I think the novelty would wear off extremely quickly I guess you d have chance t [...]

    22. Question When you re one of the few people who can do something to fix a problem, just how responsible does that make you for it Answer It s how you choose to answer that question that defines you This sure is one crazy, kickass series The second installment, Bloodfever flawlessly retains the addictive nature of the story The plot is getting edgier, dramatic and intense With every page we get immersed deeper into the powerful and deadly world of Fae I used to think Darkfever was fast paced, but [...]

    23. Ok ok I m starting to get it This second installment was Much better than the first It has lots of action and with all the mayhem it gets pretty hard to put down The mystery, though, is still there picking away at my brain cells We got no real answers in this one, especially from Barrons Only questions Which ended up being ok because the book is fully loaded and it couldn t possibly all fit in here Plus the anticipation is kind of fun.Mac is becoming independent and grown up which is great I t [...]

    24. 3.5 5Whoa, that was quite a ride.Bloodfever was without a doubt better than Darkfever but only by a half star Regardless, it wasn t an average read like its predecessor Therefore, Karen Marie Morning is doing something right I can t wait to see if book three will get better When I think of this series, what immediately comes to mind are the words Guilty pleasure Because that s what it is, to me I can t pinpoint one phenomenal aspect within these first two books, however, I can tell you that I ke [...]

    25. 4 HOOKED BUT STILL FECKING CONFUSED STARS A lonely boy A lone man Alone in a desert beneath a blood red moon Gah, Ms Moning can write But it s not in your face It s subtle And I like it You know what I love the most I have no idea what s gonna happen next This book continues the story from Mac is living in Barrons Books Baubles, and after someone tries to kill her, she starts to work at the bookstore As always, people, or things, are after her Someone always wants to use her for something Mac is [...]

    26. It s a little hard for me to write a review for Bloodfever, because I finished it and immediately started the audio of Faefever I think I might confuse some of both books together if I try to summarize it for anyone Suffice it to say that I m hooked In Darkfever, Mac was a spoiled, na ve, and innocent young woman out to find her sister, Alina s murderer In Bloodfever, Mac has grown up a bit, whether she wanted to or not She s still the old fashioned southern, pink, and sparkle clad woman when sh [...]

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