Sunday, January 1, 2012

Book Review: Immortal Rider

Immortal Rider
 Book 2 of the Lords of Deliverance series
By: Larissa Ione
Published By: Grand Central Publishing (December 1, 2011)
Buy it at Amazon
Source: Mass Market Paperback Owned by Reviewer
Audience: Adult

The Characters:
Limos is one of the dreaded Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, and the only female. As opposed to her brothers' upbringings, hers was a contradiction in terms. She was pampered and revered by her mother Lilith and her finace (ya know, a fellow by the name of Satan....) and all of the other demons in Sheoul. She deceptive, cruel and merciless as she is sent out into the human realm to bring her brothers down, and start the end of the world. (That is one seriously jacked up wedding reception, if you ask me.) But she grows to love her brothers, and begins to gain some humanity. She's both funny, lovable and hardcore.

Arik is a military man, a steadfast protector, and stronger than even he realizes. He's also built like whoa and hot as hell. Speaking of hell...One stolen kiss lands him right in the middle of it, being tortured endlessly by creative and sycophantic demons at the behest of Limos' fiance - But don't count our guy out yet. 

Dark Horse Hottie: Thanatos. RAWR. I cannot wait for his book and to see his storyline play out. 

The Plot:
In a word? ENGROSSING. I love Larissa's funny, sharp and smart writing style, that always leaves room for a laugh. Book 2 is a wild ride of ups (yay love!) and downs (some seriously creative torture in hell) and a wedding! 

My Thoughts:
We have met the protagnoist, Limos in the first book (Eternal Rider) and hero, Arik, even before that, in Miz Ione's much loved (especially by me) Demonica series, as the brother of Runa, a turned warg mated to a Seminus demon, Shade.  Still with me? You better be. This author is fantastic and her world as fun, sexy, and as intricate as you can possibly want. I love this series, and the one before it. Its a little dark, a lot hot, and I'm dying to know how it ends!

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 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.

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