Undead and Unemployed (Undead #2)
Being royally undead isn't all it's cracked up to bethere are still bills to be paid. Luckily, new Queen of the Vampires Betsy Taylor lands her dream job selling designer shoes at Macy's.
But when a string of vampire murders hits St. Paul, Betsy must enlist the help of the one vamp who makes her blood boil: the oh-so-sexy Sinclair. Now, she's really treading on dangerous...more
Even though many people call this series a romance series, I just can't see the romance. Yes, Sinclair is head over heels in love with Betsy (though he has an odd way of showing it), and yes...more
I enjoyed this book as much as the first, good reading if you like vampire romance. It was just as funny as the first. I found myself laughing aloud a lot and could not put it down. It was a quick and mindless read for those times you want a light read.
I really loved the first book in this series, and although Undead and Unemployed didn't have quite the same impact as Undead and Unwed, I still really enjoyed it.
Undead and Unemployed starts roughly where the first book finished, albeit a couple of months have passed. Betsy is still trying to come to terms with her new status as Vampire Queen and the complete change of lifestyle. She is getting a little frustrated with her...more
It was cute, and I wanted to know what happened after reading just a few pages. But now I want to read Twilight by Stephanie Meyer now, and hopefully that will be much better.
The main character is flawed but in an interesting, I can kind of relate to her way. At the same time, she really irritated me with her pathetic relationships and how her friends/boyfr...more
Seconda avventura dedicata a Betsy, la svampitissima ex-segretaria e neo-Regina dei Vampiri, fanatica dello shopping e devota di scarpe e scarponcini griffati, nonché ex-umana egoista, egocentrica e materialista, trasformata in vampira in erba, ugualmente egoista, egocentrica e materialista.
Betsy, seppur dotata di poteri prodigiosi (per cui l’acqua santa, anziché bruciarla, le procura solletico al naso) non sa assolutamente nulla del mondo dei vampiri e delle loro tradizi...more
I find Betsy entertaining, yet sometimes overly antagonistic. Some of what she says and does to Sinclair is great and totally hilarious...more
Nachdem Elizabeth "Betsy" Taylor, die lang erwartete Königin der Vampire, herausgefunden hat, dass Sinclair sie nur verführt hat, um ihr "Prinzgemahl", und somit König, zu werden, nimmt sie erstmal Abstand von allem, was mit Vampiren zu tun hat. Um Geld für ihre Schuh-Leidenschaft zu verdienen, geht sie auf Job-Such und findet auch sogleich ihren Traumjob: Sie darf die Macys-Kunden bei ihren Schuheinkäufen beraten. Dies passt Sinclair natürlich überhaupt nicht, eine Königin sollte schließ...more
I find it truly hilarious that Betsy's dream job is to sell designer shoes and what is even funnier is that she's good at it. Of course, she's a little biased because at times, if she doesn't think the customer will really take care of the shoes, she tries to discourage them from making the purc...more
We again meet Queen Betsy Taylor, reluctant Vampire Queen who has a shoe fetish (a little like my own) and her entourage consisting of her human friends ultra wealthy Jessica and Dr Marc and her Vampire mates the dishy Eric Sinclair (Finklair when she is in a bad mood with him, which seems to be a lot of the time) and Tina.
We find Betsy still coming to terms with being undead, she...more
The characters remain as snarky as ever, which is why I enjoy these books. A new group of vampire hunting characters are added when Tina and Eric infor...more
I realize that the reader only sees Sinclair from Betsy's point of view since the whole book is from her perspective, but throughout the whole book I kept feeling like I wasn't getting to know Sinclair at all. The author does a really good job broadcasting Jessic...more
Betsy Taylor, Queen of the undead, has snagged a dream job in a shoe store (just like a normal person!). But when vampires start getting killed off, Betsy enlists the help of the sexy vampire Sinclair. Now she's really treading dangerous ground-but this time in brand-new high heels.
The second book in a series and we find Betsy pretty much as we left her in the first book. Selfish, self involved, shoe obsessed and foul mouthed. She is still quite naive bordering on du...more
The plot is hilarious, but not in the sense that it's unbelievable (no more unbelievable than vampires and ghosts, anyway). The mor...more
Betsy and Sinclair are perfect for each other. They have a witty banter between the two of them which I think is adorable. Sinclair is a bit over-protective of Betsy. He's infuriating and likes to boss Betsy around, but you can tell that he really likes her. The whole book I wanted to smack Betsy and say 'girl, it's obviously that you like him...just admit it!' Even thoug...more
I think I get it if Ms. Davidson's objective was not to take the whole "undead" thing very seriously. But how can you throw in...more
Undead and Unemployed is the second book in MaryJanice Davidson’s QUEEN BETSY series. In the previous book, shallow and too fashionably-conscious Betsy died, came back as a vampire, and managed to kill the vampire queen, which makes Betsy the new queen. Her roommates and friends are determined to make sure Betsy gets the kind of royal treatment she deserves, but Betsy has n...more
No No she does not in fact I think she gets worse. In this the second book Betsy gets a job at Macy's. She is working in the shoe department, right up her alley. She soon learns that someone is killing vampires and it is her job as the Queen of the Vampires to figure out who is doing it and stop them
I love the idea behind this series, and Betsy does show glimmers...more
Man, left such a bad taste in my mouth.
I really don't like NOT finishing books I start, but...try as I may, could NOT finish all the way. Too unbearable. Felt like my brain cells were dying with each untastefully written page.
When I found myself procrastinating so I wouldn't have to read the book.. I knew something was wrong. I just expected so much. Was led on really from the 1st book.
I was so disappointed, the 1st book was so entertaining, fresh, and nicely paced.
(Side note: I've always wanted to land a gig at the Macy's shoe department. The thought of the employee discount and first dibs at the new arrivals, makes me giddy like a kid in a candy shop.)
With her new job lined up things are sta...more
This book was truly hilarious, in fact I could not stop laughing when she described herself as a stunned beetle. Holy crap that was funny.
I really wanted Betsy to admit her feelings for Eric in this book! And I wanted t smack her a little for not realizing how she really feels. I mean, come on...more
There's a plot involving a serial killer targetting vampires, but frankly I figured out who the killer was as soon as their name was first mentioned. Sti...more
My biggest complaint (pretty much my only complaint) about this series is that in the previous book and in the beginning of this one, our heroine, Betsy, can't seem to make up her mind about Sinclair.
As a refresher, Betsy has recently become a vampire. She's a modern girl with modern ideas and she's not interested in undead politics o...more
The second book fared the same. I never really think a book could be funny - and these are probably the funniest I've read. I would probably laugh out loud, if I wasn't so absorbed.
This doesn't get a fifth star for me, because it's so...basic? I suppose? It is exactly what it s...more
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