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The end of the line,
This review is from: Kiss the Dead (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter) (Audio CD)I must start this review by admitting that I only got half through before giving up in total horror but I can sum up that first half in just three words: Utterly boring drivel!
This novel is a long list of Character Bios and little else, or at least the first half is. From what other reviewers have said the second half is mostly sex scenes and it was midway through the first of those that I gave up. The sex doesn't bother me, I rather enjoy it in other books, it all just seems too clinical from LKH. It reads more like a list of instructions rather than a sex scene. (So it seems to me).
The breakfast scene 'back at the ranch' after super Anita killed the 'bad guys' (and mused much on her own monster'ness' on her way home) was sooooooooooooooooooo boring I almost gave up there and then. Everybody bickering over who gets to hug and kiss Anita first! OMG! It could have been written by a 5 year old. The first sex scene develops after they all enjoy their yummy breakfast so I really could have stopped with the bickering children and wish I had.
The main theme of this book is Anita bemoaning her situation and rethinking everything in her head: Should she do something, why did she do something, maybe she's overthinking it, sure she is but that's not her fault, it's everybody else, they are all so jealous of her, blah blah blah.
If you have been bored by this review then I would recommend that you skip 'Kiss The Dead' because my review is totally riveting in comparison to LKH's latest horror!
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Initial post: 22 Jan 2013 17:19:44 GMT
If it is like you and other reviewers say, then it would be a good idea to give this book a miss and wait until the author gets her act together. Repeating the same old think just to sell a book does nothing for me.
Thank you for the preview - one to miss for me, I think
In reply to an earlier post on 30 Mar 2013 23:11:51 GMT
Andromeda's Twin says:
It really is as bad as I and many others are saying. The last book was pretty dreadful and I had hoped that this one would be an improvement but sadly this was not so.
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