Fantasy; 255 pgs
Along with my interest in Laurel K. Hamilton’s vampire hunter series came many recommendations for the Undead series by Mary Janice Davidson. Undead and Unwed is the first in the series, where Betsy Taylor, a somewhat superficial and fashion conscious heroine suddenly finds herself dead and a vampire to boot. She has abilities that are unusual even among vampires and as a result is believed to be the queen whose coming was foretold by prophecy. This book was full of humor, romance, the supernatural, and the expected fight between good vs. evil. Although I definitely feel the draw to this series, the main character’s continual chatter can be annoying at times.
Fantasy; 272 pgs
In the second installment of Mary Janice Davidson’s Undead series, Queen of the Vampires, Betsy Taylor reluctantly agrees to find out who is killing vampires in the city, while maintaining her new job selling shoes at Macy’s. Undead and Unemployed made me chuckle out loud several times. This is a great light read that is quite entertaining.
Fantasy; 271 pgs
This is by far my favorite in the Undead series that I’ve had the chance to read so far. Betsy, Queen of Vampires, seems to be maturing a little bit as a character. In this third installment, Betsy discovers she has a half sister who just happens to be the child of the devil, destined to rule the world. This is just one of the many challenges facing Betsy during the course of the book. Undead and Unappreciated is a lighthearted and enjoyable reading experience, full of romance, a little action, and a great deal of humor.
Fantasy; 250 pgs
A serial killer is after tall blond women, ghosts are popping in for favors, and there are wedding plans to be made. Betsy, the Queen of Vampires, has her hands full. Mary Janice Davidson brings us her fourth installment of the Undead series. Betsy is her usual self and it’s never a question of whether or not she will get into trouble, but more a question of what exactly that trouble will be. I enjoyed Undead and Unreturnable and am curious to see what further adventures Ms. Davidson has in store for Betsy and her friends.
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I've seen this series around and it looks like cute. I like the covers and titles. I used to read Gena Showalters Lords of the Underworld books, but then I just kind of lost interest in them. I should pick them up again. Happy weekend!ReplyDelete
Naida - This wasn't my favorite series, but it was entertaining. I don't think I've read any of Gena Showalters' books.Delete
I have heard about this series long back, and it used to be on my TBR then. I don't think I've checked it out though. It does sound like a good fun series.ReplyDelete
Athira - I wonder if she's still writing the series. I haven't read any more books in the series other than these.Delete
I've seen this series but never picked it up. This looks like it could be fun and not to vampire-y. I'll have to look for them especially since you enjoy them!ReplyDelete
Katherine - I remember the main character annoyed me no end sometimes, but they were fun reads just the same. More comedy than seriousness, for sure.Delete
These look like fun reads. :-)ReplyDelete
Irene - They are!Delete
Sounds like a great light read to balance some of the more gruesome vampire novels!ReplyDelete
Jenclair - Definitely. It's been ages since I last picked up one of her books though.Delete
I've had this series on my TBR list for ages but haven't yet given it a try. It sounds like I should, don't you think? :)ReplyDelete
Samantha - You would probably like this series, Samantha. The main character annoyed me at times, but she did grow on me. It's a fun and very light series.Delete