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Ilona Writing That Almost that almost works for me Again they Writing That Almost that almost works for me Again they captured that blend of good story interesting backdrop fun characters dash of humor touch of alphaness inch of magic and a sprinkling of sword Sculpting Making a Toddler Doll play baked at 322ages for a delicious good time You don t have to have read any of the other books in this series to understand Sweep of the Blade but you d miss out on the great time that was Dina and Sean s storyMaud is a fighter she s been a fighter since she was a child and Soldados del Multiverso: Guerreros del pasado (Guerras del Multiverso n 2) picked up her first sword It made sense that her first husband came from the very battle intensive culture of the vampires But alas he was not therince charming with fangs she thought he was and now Maud has a dead husband and a five year old child to think of Helen is totes adorbs though so On Disgust probably worth the time with the idiot who was her fatherIn the last book of this series Maud and Arland super Vampire from clan awesomeness fell in love and while she has reservations about going with him to his homeworld she knows her daughter is never really going to fit in on earth But Maud wants to be smart this time love isn t everything and so she hasn t accepted Arland sroposal yet In her words love is easy its marriage that is hard and complicatedI loved being on this journey with Maud Arland and Helen It was great seeing the human and her half vampire child out vampire some of Arland s own family and the two rival clans that are having a wedding in Arland s stronghold Can anyone say The thing is because of how vampire A Dirty Wedding Night: A Dirty Rockstar Romance Collection (Dirty, Book 2.5) politics work even though they know it isrobably a trap they have to New Menopausal Years play the game until the reveal is made or the appearance is that Arland s house is weak Vampires shrugs Still it makes for a very interesting story as Maud works to figure out the reallay Faja (Naslouchač, protect her daughter and figure out a way to become an asset to Arland s houseI enjoyed the expansion of Arland and Maud s time together while at Dina s Inn so that the love didn t seem so instantaneous I also enjoyed seeing Arland with Helen and how much of a father he has become to her It was adorable the way helays with and treats his future stepdaughter This is definitely PG rating and I could have done with PG 13 since that is what the rest of the series were so farI was sad not to see Dina Sean Gertrude Hunt and Caldenia except for in relived snippets in this book I love them all so much Maud however carried the story so well and I really like the magic that she may osses along with that little teaser at the end Dare I hope that we see George Jack and Sophie again in upcoming books A girl can dare to dream and that is exactly what I ll be doing until the next book set in this world 1st read throughout 2018 Read as it was released as a serial2nd read January 2019 Reread online when the serial was complete3rd read July 2019 Final ublished versionAs much as I love Dina and enjoy spending time at the Inn I m really happy that we got a book about Maud and Arland It was great to see of the vampire culture and visit Arland s home Dirty Work planet but what I really enjoyed was seeing Maud find alace for herself with Arland s family not just because Arland loves her but because they could see what an asset she is on her own meritMaud is very different to her sister they both grew up in Inns so have a broad knowledge of the universe and all the different species that live in it but Maud spent years living with vampires and in a lot of ways she s vampire than human in her outlook on life After everything that happened with Melizard she s wary of getting involved with Arland she wants Helen to be happy and knows that she d have a fuller life on Arland s home world and importantly than anything she loves Arland but she s terrified of having her life ripped out from under her again She wants to have her own Hearts Farthings place in society one that doesn t depend on Arland where she s respected for her own abilities and she s determined torove her worth to his familyI loved how brave Maud is to fight for what she wanted and I really appreciated how The Mount Shasta Mission patient Arland was he never tried toush her further than she was willing to go and although he d made up his mind about wanting to marry her he was happy to wait until she was ready for a Maud Demille was a daughter of Innkeepers She knew that a simple life wasn't in the cards but she never anticipated what Fate would throw at herOnce a wife to a Little Darlings powerful vampire knight Maud and her daughter Helen had been exiled for the sins of her husband to the desolatelanet of Karhari Karhari killed her husband and Maud had spent a year and a half avenging his debts But now all the debts are. .
Elationship I love the two of them together and when you throw adorable Helen into the mix they re just the cutest little family unitI ve already read this story three times first when it was being serialised on Ilona Andrews blog again when it had been finished so I could binge it in one sitting and for the third time when the ublished version hit my kindle I have to admit I was hoping we might have a little heat added to the finished version but I just loved everything about this story It s full of action lots of humour a sweet romance and a battle with space Your Name Here pirates What could I ask for Oh and the ending left me desperate for the next instalment too Interesting things are afoot in the Innkeeper universe and I can t wait to see what happens nextWell that was bloody awesome The whole story is now available to read online it usually stays up for a couple of weeks or so before it s taken down so if you want to try it while its free you should get to it ASAP It ll then be taken offlineroperly edited with extra adult material added and then Mate Me [If You May] (The Millennium Wolves, published made available tourchase usually as an ebook and in True printI always love reading the instalments as this is written but I mlanning to read the whole thing again from the beginning very soon in one big binge Then of course I ll be buying the finished version to for the Maud Arland sexy times LOLIlona and Gordon have started A Fairly Honourable Defeat posting instalments of the latest Innkeeper story on their website This is going to be a novella about Maud and Helen travelling to Arland s homelanet to meet his family and I can t wait let the wonderful torture of waiting for each week s new instalment begin I think most Fucking Trans Women people are kind of over vampires but these authors do a fantastic job of making these vampires interesting In fact if anyone were to ask me if I wanted to read about them I drobably tell them nobuthankyouforasking However I ll read anything by Ilona AndrewsAnd I m glad I read this oneOk so if you re unfamiliar with the Innkeeper Chronicles it s basically an urban fantasy series about an alternate Earth with sentient Inns that contain Slavery Reborn portals to otherlanetsand dimensionsKind ofAlso other stuff and all of it extremely addicting to read about So the gist of this is that there are vampires but not like the ones that we ve got here in Transylvania These guys are all on different You Can Make Anything Sad planets waging warlotting against and trying to outmaneuver each other for dominance All while having these old world viewpoints about class and castes It s fun ReallySo this daughter of an Innkeeper who has her own set of mysterious Life Leverage powers marries a douchey but hot vampire He ends up getting them and their child cast out of his ratherowerful family and stranded on a Bulbophyllums; the Incomplete Guide, From A to WHY? prison esuelanet then romptly sets about getting himself killed off because of his scheming natureOur heroine can take care of herself but when another hot but non douchey vampire makes a bid for her heart will she #say yesand there you have it another great #yesAnd there you have it Another great by these two authors 99c Kindle sale June 15 2020 35ish stars Final review first osted on Fantasy LiteratureWith Sweep of the Blade the fourth installment in Ilona Andrews INNKEEPER CHRONICLES series there is a new main character Maud sister of Dina the revious main character and the innkeeper of this light SF series We met Maud in the rior book in this series One Fell Sweep when Dina convinced Sean the werewolf and Arland the vampire these are both alien races by the way though distantly related to humans to help her rescue Maud and her five year old half vampire daughter Helen from the desert Its a Lat Lat Lat Lat World prisonlanet Karhari In the first few chapters of Sweep of the Blade Andrews retells these scenes from Maud s The Infinite Air point of viewArland has fallen head over heels for Maud her sword fighting skills are as good as any vampire s which is a major turn on for Arland and after just a few weeks at Dina s inn he asks her to go to hislanet Daesyn marry him and live with him there and help him lead his vampire clan House Krahr Maud is a widow who was The Spill previously married to another vampire however and she s completely soured on vampire society and afraid of what the likely rejection from Arland s family will do to Helen But Arland is tremendously attractive think Thor with fangs deeply in love with Maud and a goo. Paid Rescued by her sister Dina Maud had swore off all things vampire Except she met Arland the Marshal of House Krahr One thing led to another and he asked for her hand in marriage She declinedTry as she might she can't just walk away from Arland It doesn't help that being human is a lot harder for Maud than being a vampireTo sort it all out she accepts his invitation to visit his homelanet ,
D guy in spite of being you know a vampire so Maud agrees to go to Daesyn with Arland and see how things go with him and his extended family without making any formal commitment yetWhen they reach Daesyn House Krahr is in turmoil they ve been #asked to host a large wedding featuring a #to host a large wedding featuring a from two other hostile vampire clans House Krahr s leaders suspect a trap but vampire clans are big on honor and there s no graceful way to refuse the reuest Luckily Maud is not only a kickass warrior able to hold her own with almost any vampire but also a highly intelligent well informed woman with a vast knowledge of galactic society generally and vampire society in articular She soon gets ample opportunity to How To Win At Casino Gambling prove her value and Helen s to House Krahr Sweep of the Blade originallyublished on the Andrews website in serial form is a fast Training the Help (Hedon Falls paced adventure spiced with a little romance Helen is delightful it s fun to be in Maud s head as she figures everything out and shows those vampires her own chops and Arland is satisfyingly tough and adoring of Maud There are several great scenes one of my favorites was a banuet where Maud realizes that the vampires are unintentionally insulting the tachi a giant insect like alien race by feeding them the wrong type of food with no artisticresentation whatsoever the horror and immediately sets about making things rightMaud When Not to Build plucked the blue kora fruit from the bowleeled the thin skin and carefully cut the fruit into even round slices She managed eight slices seven erfectly even and one slightly thicker She laced the seven slices around the cubes The eighth was a hair too thick She Hello Bravo ! - Activity Book pondered itThe tachiondered it with herBetter safe than sorry She reached for another koraThe tachi to her left emitted an audible sigh of relief and then crunched his mouth shut embarrassedThere are some weak An Eye for an Eye parts to Sweep of the Blade This novel s genesis as a weekly serial is apparent While the Andrews team has added detail and backstory to the finalublished version of Sweep of the Blade it still feels episodic with the scenes Still Side by Side pieced together in a way that the seams still show and thelot doesn t uite have the depth of the best books in this series Maud herself is so improbably accomplished and wonderful at Every Single Thing except relationship commitment which is understandable She speaks numberless languages including Ancestor Vampiric dialects than most vampire scholars She s a devoted Oriori No Uta parent an excellent diplomateerless fighter highly intelligent and even diligent about keeping her vampire armor in top shape It all makes her a little hard to believe in and fully sympathize withThe vampires in the INNKEEPER CHRONICLES series aren t at all bloodsuckers in the traditional sense They re like Vikings or Samurai warriors who very occasionally take a bite out of
their enemies No sensitivity to sunlight or aversions to garlic or crosses here At least the werewolves in this series actually enemies No sensitivity to sunlight or aversions to garlic or crosses here At least the werewolves in this series actually into wolves Sweep of the Blade is fun reading if you like the Andrews brand of urban fantasy flavored science fiction It s a light space opera romance that goes down easy with lots of gory fighting to spice it up but doesn t really stick with you Maud s novella is a drippy uninspiring romance with absolutely boring world building The first four installments consist of Maud approaching the Four Word Film Reviews planet where her non fiance vampire is from landing on thelanet and overhearing a gossipy conversation between two women and then flying with her boyfriend to someplace else Vampires in this book stand in for conuistadors royalty billionaires or that other ruling house in their Texas series that I also didn t read the romance trope of Keep Calm, Alice Is Here Affirmations Workbook Positive Affirmations Workbook Includes powerful bad ass family that has orphaned andoor woman both socially and economically unmatched Clearly the Andrews moving and social media drama has taken a toll because there s nothing of their normal character building humor or world building here Not sure I ll continue but since I get blog updates it s Crystal Decoder possible I ll give it a few installmentsUpdate 04319 I read It still didn t work well And Maud was one hell of a Mary Sue For those asking themselves if this book will have the same interesting world building ingredients and action as a Kate Daniels novel the answer is a resounding noMain Innkeeperage. Ouse Krahr is a You Owe Me One powerful vampire House and Maud knows that a woman who turned down theroposal from its most beloved son wouldn't get a warm reception But Maud Demille never shied from a fight and House Krahr may soon discover that there is to this human woman than they ever thought Debbie Browns Dream Wedding Cakes possiblePublished as an online free serial before the book is compiled and selfublished shortly after completion. ,