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Dry Spell (Elemental Magic #2)

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Aileen Donovan is an elemental with magical control over water. When Aileen finds a mummified body at a scientist’s convention in Seattle, she suspects supernatural foul play. Her amateur sleuthing, however, isn’t the romantic getaway her human boyfriend, Colin, had in mind. Breaking into crime scenes and fending off black magic doesn’t really set the mood.

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Paperback, 238 pages
Published March 27th 2012 by Angela Wallace via CreateSpace (first published March 20th 2012)
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Kris
Apr 29, 2012 Kris rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Our favorite elemental has gone and done it again! This time with Colin by her side, she meets up with mummies, vampires, hydras and witches. Just when you think everything is calm, the author takes you on a fast paced roller coaster ride straight to the end of the book and keeps you on the edge of your seat! Dry Spell will keep you longing for the next book. If you liked Elemental Magic, this is a must read.
Jen Kirchner
May 01, 2013 Jen Kirchner rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I didn't read the first book of the series but I was able to slip into Dry Spell quite easily. The main character, Aileen, is easily likeable -- she's a little self-depreciating and her sarcastic quips are smart and entertaining. Though the story becomes more dangerous with each page, the book never gets overly dark and oppressive. I suppose it's hard to get too dark when the majority of the sleuths are amateurs who make rookie mistakes, but I enjoyed that aspect. It gave the story a lot of ...more
Virginia Ripple
Jul 16, 2012 Virginia Ripple rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book kept me turning pages, wondering how Aileen Donovan and her entourage of humans, vampires and fellow elementals would solve the murders. The best part was I hadn't read Elemental Magic, vol 1, but I didn't feel lost. The next best thing was that this wasn't a book that ended in the middle of a crisis in hopes you'll buy the next book just to find out what happens. The story ends, but leaves you wanting more.

I absolutely loved the serial killer's struggle with her relationship with God
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Raven
Dec 20, 2012 Raven rated it really liked it
As with the first book in this series, this one continues the stories of the Elementals. This book went further in introducing witches and vampires. As with the first book, the views of the author differ from mine and I was disappointed in her presentation of witches. Mainly in how witches came to be and how they are viewed by Elementals. Setting that aside, the plot was good with twists and turns that keeps the reader engaged. The characters from the first book continue in this one and new ones ...more
Vicki Scullion
May 26, 2013 Vicki Scullion rated it did not like it
I enjoyed the first book in this series. That said, I was extremely disappointed when vampires showed up in this one. I wish we had gotten to learn more about life as an elemental instead of heading off into cliche-land. I found so little to interest me in this book that I stopped reading about halfway through it. Very disappointing.
Candice
Dec 17, 2013 Candice rated it it was amazing
I love the way Angela Wallace writes. Insightful, well-thought out plots, and characters who are believable. Great read.
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Sep 30, 2015 Pernille Olsen rated it it was ok
Yeah, this was somewhat boring, just like the first one. Don't think I will read the next one in this series
Emily
Oct 26, 2013 Emily rated it liked it
This book followed a similar line as the first book, but it wasn't done quite as well. Despite that it was an easy ready, quick and fun.

Read it if your an avid reader and pass if you're not.
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Angela Wallace has been penning adventures ever since she was sucked through a magical portal as a child. What she saw and whom she met gave birth to exciting and complex fantasy worlds where defying the laws of physics was a bonus. She has since come back down to earth, only to discover this mortal realm has magic of its own. Now she is quite at home in the world of urban fantasy, though believes ...more
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