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Immortal Rider - Lords of Deliverance, Bk 2 Author:Larissa Ione The signs are everywhere...disastrous world events. Evil rising up, unleashed upon the innocent. The prophecies were there...but no one listened. Until now. The time has come for those who can either usher in Doomsday...or prevent it. They are here. They ride. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. — Arik Wagner, a soldier with the U.S. Army's ... more »paranormal unit, the R-XR, kissed a girl and liked it. And then he went to hell as punishment. Where he's spent weeks being tortured...and plotting revenge.
Limos, Horsewoman of the Apocalypse, isn't your average girl. She's immortal, dangerous, and her fiancé is Satan himself. In a moment of weakness, she gave in to her desire and kissed Arik, triggering her fiancé's wrath -- and his claim on her. In order to save Arik, and the world, Limos must make a dangerous pact with her recently turned evil brother, Pestilence. A deal that might just cost her her soul...and her heart.« less
Larissa Ione's "Demonica" series is FANTASTIC...and her "Lords of Deliverance" series is good too. Just not AS good.
I do enjoy the fact that she uses demon characters from Underworld General in her Four Horseman series...it's nice to get that continuity.
However, the Lords of Deliverance books are WAAAAAAY too long. The stories really didn't need 435 pages to make them complete. They could've been boiled down to 250 pages easy.
So while I've enjoyed them, I found them to drag a bit...which didn't seem to happen in her first Demon series.
Always a good read--just not if you're feeling impatient. :)
Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Fantastic read, as usual.
My first bit of advice: Read the glossary! I love Larissa Ione's books AND that she puts the glossary right up front to remind you of the world that she's built for these characters. It always gets me in the right frame of mind to jump back in.
And good thing, too!! This book starts out with a bang....well, not quite, but you'll see what I mean. :)
Love the action, love the characters, and the story is what you would expect from this author if you are a long-time fan.
Boring and a disappointment after Eternal Rider was so good and a great start to the series. Nothing really seems to happen through most of the book, the situations seem really contrived. The most interesting part of the book wasn't even about the hero and heroine but about Thanatos and Regan. It's also starting to be troubling that in every book about heaven, hell, angels, and demons everyone is white, speaks English and basically adheres to American ideas and values. Of course the books are for a mostly white, American, female audience, but couldn't the author at least pretend that God finds other people and other colors worthwhile? That maybe angels would look like a blend of all races?
And a minor gripe - the main couple never have sex in the entire book. Other people do, but not Limos and Arik.
This was the second in the series. There were really three story lines going on at the same time. This can drive me a little nutty sometimes. I really liked Limos and Arik. There wasn't a lot of pretense about their attraction. I thought they made an excellent couple. Looking forward to book 3 - Than's story quite a bit.