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Book Review of Working for the Devil (Dante Valentine, Bk 1)

Working for the Devil (Dante Valentine, Bk 1)
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The first Dante Valentine book introduces us to the character & her world. Set in an exotic, futuristic version of Earth,
where all strains of the major religions have died out & supernatural creatures roam the earth such as demons, werecreatures &
vampires (called Nichtrevin). Dante Valentine is a necromancer-for-hire, a person who can bring a dead person's soul back
for a chat.

Overall, I really enjoyed this book. There were a few points in the book where it lagged a little, but I liked how imaginative
the world was. This is urban fantasy that makes you think. The world is rich, the writing tight, the plot interesting
and intriguing. The charcters are complex and fascinating. I have to hand it to Ms. Saintcrow in that she definitely has
written a worthwhile series.

This is one of Saintcrow's earlier books, which sort of shows at times when the writing gets a little less polished than some
of her later works. (Devil's Librarian was released rather recently.)

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