5 stars: Another story about Mercedes Thompson
This is the second book by Patricia Briggs that focuses on our favorite mechanic- Mercedes ‘Mercy’ Thompson. (The first being Moon Called (Mercy Thompson Series, Book 1)) In this story, Mercy’s vampire friend Stefan asks her for a favor. He wants her to visit another vampire with him. Turns out this isn’t your regular vampire- its a demon, and he is more powerful than they imagined.
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. The gang from the first book is back, including Sam, Adam, Bran, Ben, Warren, Kyle and many others. Besides dealing with vampire politics, and werewolf politics, she has to fight this demon and figure out what to do with her growing attraction to Adam. (Not to mention the fact that the very jealous Samuel is still living with her!)
If you enjoyed “Moon Called”, you’ll definitely like “Blood Bound”! Look for the next book in the series- Iron Kissed (Mercy Thompson Series, Book 3).
Or if you’re in the mood for more supernatural books, I recommend the Southern Vampire Series by Charlaine Harris (starting with Dead Until Dark (Southern Vampire Mysteries, Bk. 1)), or Twilight, New Moon, and Eclipse (Twilight, Book 3) by Stephenie Meyer.
Only thing I didn’t like– the spine of the book has the title and a small picture on it. The picture zooms in on the tattoo on her chest, and her bra. It just makes the book appear a bit racier then it actually is. While there’s some kissing, there’s no sex in this book; I believe this cover was a poor choice.