Daughter of the Flames (The Gifted #1)
The nightmares haunt her. The visions control her. The unseen enemy is trying to destroy her.
When a mysterious stranger helped her discover her family's legacy of fighting evil, things began to make sense in Isabella DeMarco's life. But could she marshal her newfound supernatural powers to fend off the formidable vampire hell-bent on bringing Izzy down in flames?
Izzy DeMarco is a second generation cop who finds herself propelled from her mundane life into a fantastical world of magical families and their political intrigue. She's guided by Jean-Marc a mysterious man who seems to be more than he lets on. I can't say that I really like the characterization in this novel. It wasn’t bad or non-existent. It was simply okay. That is it resembles a script for a movie, which is not a good thing in this regard since quite a few parts are scripted without that se ...more
I tried not to include spoilers... It was hard not to and still give a review.
Later: Well, I've finished this one and have very mixed feelings about it! It kept my attention but the actions and responses of the heroine didn't mesh with the actions and responses a woman would have if she has grown up as a cop's daughter and wants to be a cop, too. I don't think she would fall apart so much if she ha ...more
AGH! So I am not sure if this is part of a series or not, but I am not sure if I would try reading some more or not! It deals with other "worldly" things and was had for me to follow at first!
Nancy was born in Los Altos, California, and her family settled for a time in Walnut Creek. Her father, who taught at Stanford, joined the navy and the family t ...more