Tuesday, May 26, 2009

[Review] - Magic Strikes

My review of Magic Strikes was originally post on May 3rd at Babbling About Books & More

Title: Magic Strikes
Author: Ilona Andrews
Series: Kate Daniels
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Year: 2009

Summary: Drafted into working for the Order of Merciful Aid, mercenary Kate Daniels has more paranormal problems than she knows what to do with these days. And in Atlanta, where magic comes and goes like the tide, that's saying a lot.
But when Kate's werewolf friend Derek is discovered nearly dead, she must confront her greatest challenge yet. As her investigation leads her to the Midnight Games - an invitation only, no holds barred, ultimate preternatural fighting tournament - she and Curran, the Lord of the Beasts, uncover a dark plot that may forever alter the face of Atlanta's shapeshifting community...

Thoughts: I have mentioned this before at my blog, but it took me till the second book, Magic Burns to really get into this series. I am so glad I stuck with it cause this new book I just loved. It's fast paced and full of action and the best part steam scenes between the two leads Kate & Curran. These two captivated me from the being of the series, they are one of the reason's stuck with the series. I had to see where the author who take these two. Now I can't wait to get my hands on the next book. If you haven't read this series yet, I highly recommend it. You won't be disappointed.

Favorite Lines/Quotes:
Andrea (repeating what was said between Curran & Jim): "Oh he got a special chewing-out after everyone else was dismissed. It was a very quiet and angry conversation, and I didn't hear most of it. I heard the end though--he got three months of Keep building. Also , when he opened the door to leave, Curran told him very casually that if Jim wanted to pick fights with his future mate, he was welcome to do so, but he should keep in mind that Curran wouldn't come and rescue him when you beat his ass. You should've seen Jim's face."
Kate: "His what?"
Andrea: "His mate. M-A-T-E."
I cursed (Kate)

Score: 4 Stars

Author Website: http://ilona-andrews.com/

Kate Daniels:
Magic Bites
Magic Burns
Magic Strikes

Upcoming Releases:
Silent Blade- June 2nd
Must Love Hellhounds- Sept 1st
On The Edge- Sept 29th


  1. Great Review Anna:

    Happy your are enjoying this series. :)


  2. Great review Anna!

    I'll have to look into this series.

    Dottie :)



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