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Descended By Blood by Angeline Kace

Thursday, July 28, 2011
YA Paranormal Romance

Brooke Keller is a high school junior who has never spent much time living in one place. She is finally in a town long enough to almost snag the boy of her dreams, until her life is threatened after killing a fanged man in his attempt to kidnap her. Brooke begins a dangerous journey in an effort to find out who is after her and how to stop them. In a world with powerful and prejudiced vampires, Brooke must tap into the side of her that she never knew existed at the risk of losing her life in order to save it.

Good Reads Summary

This novel is a great read for a rainy day or when a reader needs a pick-me-up. The main character is sassy, determined, and strong. She is a great strong female character, a type that needs to be more prevalent in novels. The plot is nothing new, but the reader will enjoy the different situations the main character finds herself in. There are plenty of exciting scenes and, sometimes, even humorous scenes. The reader will be rooting for the main character's romance with the local boy to develop more fully. The author makes some of the vampires literally prejudiced, a quality that improves the plot. The setting is mainly in the new town that the main character settles in. When the reader comes to the ending, he/she will be happy to find there is a second novel in this series. This novel is recommended for young adults who enjoy paranormal romances highlighting vampires.

4 Stars