When a skinned corpse found in a cemetery rises from the dead, supernatural agents Avi Grissom and Jakob Ender hunt for the killer. But Grissom is more interested in his partner’s mysterious disappearance two years ago and his recent return. Something isn’t right with Ender, and the werewolf in Grissom desperately needs to sniff out what has Ender so tight-lipped while fighting off the desire for the secretive vampire that has only grown during his absence. His quest to solve the murder unearths personal truths of vengeance and death magic, and reveals one of their most notorious enemies.
I bought this book on a lark. It was on sale. It was Halloween and this sounded interesting and creepy. And it was. Grissom is a werewolf working as a Regulator – a cop for the dark paranormal set. His old partner Ender, a vampire, who disappeared two years previous without a word is back and Grissom is both angry about it and excited. He’s loved Ender for a long time. But he also hates him for leaving without a word. Ender has skeletons in his closet he won’t talk about.
But sometimes the things we can’t say come out anyway.
I loved the storyline, how the characters were written, their personal struggles, and the creatures they had to deal with. (I mean, who doesn’t love an evil man coming back from the dead slowly?)
There were a few times that the wording became a bit slow, but that never lasted for long. And I, for one, can hardly wait until the next book in the series comes out.
5 Stars definitely.