Monday, April 7, 2014

Necromancing the Stone

*Book source ~ Local library.
Series ~ Necromancer, #2
Author ~ Lish McBride
Publisher ~ Henry Holt & Co.
Published ~ 18 September 2012
Genre ~ NA/YA/Paranormal
Pages ~ 344

My Rating ~ 4 bites and a nibble out of 5

Samhain ‘Sam’ LaCroix defeated Douglas ‘Uber Psycho’ Montgomery in Hold Me Closer, Necromancer and he’s trying to adjust to his new life of being the resident Necromancer. He has inherited all that Douglas owned including his seat on the Council. Sam, who until six weeks ago didn’t even know he was a necromancer, has no clue what is going on or what he’s supposed to be doing. And since necromancers are pretty rare he doesn’t really have anyone to learn from. Well, he could probably learn from his Uncle Nick, but even if he could find him, Sam is still mad at him. So, he stumbles and bumbles his way through his new way of living until a death throws a wrench into the works. Now, Sam needs to find out who and how they committed the murder as well as discover who is threatening his sister. Some days he wishes he was still flipping burgers for a living.

This story is fast-paced and well-written with humor aplenty. The plot is on the thin side, but frankly I don’t care. I was highly entertained with everything going on in Sam’s life. The characters, for me, really make the story. The gnomes and all of the garden security, the Council, James, Ramon, Frank and Ashley as well as many others are fun to read. The ending was a tad cheesy, but again, I don’t care. I loved this book and would definitely read more about Sam’s adventures.

4 comments:

  1. This series is great; so funny!

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  2. I really want to read these! Humorous books are great.

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    1. I love humorous and/or snarky books. They're so much fun!

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