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Immortal (Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 3 #9)

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In the first hardcover installment of the bestselling "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" series, Christopher Golden and Nancy Holder, coauthors of "The Watcher's Guide" ("Fans will suck this tome dry" -- "Entertainment Weekly)," present a supernatural tale that pits Buffy against the deadliest vampire yet: one who is..."Immortal." During a routine slaying, Buffy Summers runs into ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published October 1st 1999 by Pocket Books (first published January 1st 1999)
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Kathy
Jun 20, 2010 Kathy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My first foray in to Buffy fiction and I'll be going back. Buffy and gang take on Veronique, a very old vampire who can take new form after being staked. She's up to nefarious schemes to make Hell on Earth (pretty much like every Buffy villain). Buffy also has to deal with her Mom's serious illness at the same time. Good stuff, I miss these characters.
Paul
Apr 17, 2008 Paul rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy
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Charlotte Johnson
Christopher Golden writes his Buffy stories in a manner that is just like watching an episode of the television series in your head. It really is nice to get inside Buffy's head and know what she is thinking and feeling as she goes about the adventure of slaying and saving the day. This book is worth taking time to sit down with some coffee and read.
Matthew Ledrew
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Thomas Needham
Jun 30, 2016 Thomas Needham rated it really liked it
I bought this book in 2001 when I had the opportunity to meet Chris Golden at a convention and Buffy was still on the air and it's sat on a shelf for the last 15 years. I was a big fan of the show back then but didn't read much. Picking this up now all these years later has brought back a big wave of nostalgia for the show and the characters.

Honestly, this is probably more of a three-star book but it gets the extra star for the novelty of returning to this world and these characters. They are im
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Emma
Apr 06, 2015 Emma rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015-books
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Nathan Burgoine
On completion of Tape One, I must say a few things:

(1) I'm quite impressed with Charisma Carpenter's ability to capture the cadence and tones of nearly all the characters, with the exception of the absolute slaughter she has done of Giles' British Accent. Eep.

(2) The story is pretty neat, and given a sub-plot of Buffy's mom being really ill in what would be around 3rd Season in the show, it's a nice foreshadow to the eventual plot conclusion of Joyce in the show.

(3) The notion of an immortal
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Dark-Draco
There's a vampire with the ability to be reborn into another body every time she dies. She works for her Masters, who need to be reborn into this world. She's in Sunnydale, making new offspring and digging up rotton bodies. This is where the Slayer steps in!

The story is excellent - gory, disgusting and yet with the same great humour that made the TV series such a joy to watch. Veronique is a superb baddie and I loved the fact that she had her own little flashbacks so her story could be explored,
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Scott
Nov 04, 2008 Scott rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I listened to Charima Carpenter read this in audio format today during work. Christopher Golden's one of the better Buffy writers, but this book is still pretty crappy. I'm gonna recommend the audio format for everyone because a) it's abridged, and b) the villain is French, and Charisma Carpenter is absolutely horrible at accents. Way amusing.
Elaine Carass
May 10, 2011 Elaine Carass rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
this is one of the best buffy books in the series it seems to be more adult then the other ones. i found the story gripping and actually read it in one day. buffy seems to have grown up in this book and is trying to deal with major issues. i did find angel a little too broody in this book. i always reread this when i have nothing to read
Craig
Nov 22, 2015 Craig rated it liked it
Immortal was a fun read, but I would not count it as among the best of the Buffy novels. The authors obviously put a lot of effort into fitting it into the mythos that existed at the time, but I felt that too much of the action happened away from Sunnydale with different viewpoint characters. It would have been a good episode of the show, but, again, not among the best.
Randy Holmberg
this is by far one of the best Buffy books. Any time Nancy holder and chris golden get together its like buffy magic. Would highly recommend to any buffy fan, both obsessed or newbie.



Takes place in season 2/3. The scooby gang is in great form with angel, oz, willow, cordy, and xander.
Craig
Nov 22, 2015 Craig rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Cordelia reads a Buffy novel! Charisma Carpenter wasn't the greatest reader one could imagine but she tried really hard and she wasn't reading the best Buffy book to begin with. Actually, I thought that the novelty was a lot of fun.
Brian
Apr 18, 2010 Brian marked it as to-read
Shelves: fantasy, media
given to me by Shaun....who saved it from the trash when Wedon's office was being cleaned out on the Fox lot after Dollhouse's plug was pulled.
Samantha
Oct 18, 2007 Samantha rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Christopher Golder and Nancy Holder help to elevate this Buffy novel from the run of the mill young adult serial novel.
Clare Muldoon
Jan 10, 2013 Clare Muldoon rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Loved it.
Ginette
Jun 01, 2013 Ginette rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A really good read but it did seem to be lacking. There was just something about it that had me glad when I had finished with,
Lauren
Apr 27, 2010 Lauren rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-2010
Está bien sobre todo el argumento de un vampiro que aunque muere puede poseer otro cuerpo. Pero eso es todo.
La Revistería Comics
Novena novela ubicada en la tercera temporada de Buffy la cazavampiros, y una de las pocas en ser editada en castellano.
Lisa
Sep 10, 2008 Lisa rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: no-one
Shelves: lost-interest
Bought for 50p in a jumble sale, thanks to my all consuming love for Buffy. Was definitely NOT worth the money.
Helen
Jun 30, 2015 Helen rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I found this quite enjoyable despite only ever having seen a couple of episodes and having only read the first book.
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Christopher Golden is the award-winning, bestselling author of such novels as The Myth Hunters, Wildwood Road, The Boys Are Back in Town, The Ferryman, Strangewood, Of Saints and Shadows, and (with Tim Lebbon) Mind the Gap. Golden co-wrote the lavishly illustrated novel Baltimore, or, The Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire with Mike Mignola, which they are currently scripting as a feature film ...more
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