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The Demon You Know (The Others #11)

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As a research grunt at a local television station, Abby Baker tends to blend into the background, which is where she's most comfortable. But when she ends up being the last resort to cover a hot story, Abby discovers a whole new side to her personality when she is possessed by a fiend—a type of rogue demon. Suddenly everyone wants a piece of her. And now the demon ...more
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Published May 1st 2007 by St. Martin's Paperbacks
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MelissaB
Jul 23, 2008 MelissaB rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: people who like TSTL heroines
I was pretty disappointed with this book. We met Rule in She's No Fairie Princess where he seemed like a great hero. I liked Rule in this book as well but his character wasn't really fleshed out. All I know about him is that he was part of the Watch in the Demon world who protects the Upper world from fiends, who are bad demons. I have no idea what life is like in the Demon world, how their society works or what type of life Rule had there before we met him.

The heroine, Abby, is just plain TSTL
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Shannon C.
Abby Baker is a research assistant for a local TV station. When she's on a riot scene to help cover a story, she becomes possessed by a fiend Lou (a not so bad guy). Lou is on the run from Uzkiel (bad guy), a fiend who wants a special spell that will give him an advantage in his fight with the demons (good guys). Lou had been acting as an informer for the demon Rule (good guy), and now Rule is searching for him since he went missing. Rule finds Lou in Abby's body, and immediately takes Abby into ...more
Eliza
Aug 09, 2007 Eliza rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: budding paranormal romance fans
Shelves: romance
Okay, this was definitely my favourite in the series so far. I loved Rule, who was strong and sexy and really awesomely annoyed at people who kept mixing him up with the fiends he was trying to hunt. As you would be, I suppose. The heroine I didn't like quite as much, but I did still understand where she was coming from even if she was a bit stupid at first. My biggest issue with the book was that the author fell back on the whole "instant attraction" thing, which almost always makes me groan an ...more
Holly
Jan 02, 2009 Holly rated it really liked it
Shelves: christine-warren
The Others have been outed and as predicted, the humans aren't taking the existence of witches, vampires, werewolves and were-anything very well. There are riots going on in New York City and Abby Baker is stuck in the middle. She's busy cowering behind a bunch of cars when a group of thugs start beating up a teenage Other. When the Other gets knocked into her, the demon snatched his opportunity and possessed her. Well, not a demon, a fiend. Rule is a demon and he has nothing in common with Lou, ...more
Rie_dominique
Jun 29, 2011 Rie_dominique rated it it was ok
Shelves: paranormal
ini buku Fantasi/Paranormal ke8 yang saya baca bulan ini saja! Padahal seumur-umur paling saya baca tipe buku ini hanya 1-2 buku setahun..

Mungkin ini disebabkan karena demam Cat and Bones nih. Hehehehe…

Cerita bermula dari Abby yang memiliki warna mata berbeda (coklat dan biru) dirasuki oleh Daimon bernama Louamides. Punya warna mata berbeda hanya berarti bahwa Abby adalah seorang psychic atau penyihir atau pintu masuk bagi roh2 yang sedang membutuhkan tubuh. Dan ternyata Abby termasuk kedalam t
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Megan
Mar 27, 2016 Megan rated it it was ok
I was disappointed with this book. I liked Rule in the last book and I was excited for him to have his own book. But this one didn't work for me.

Abby was terrible. She was whiney and rude and just plain dumb. She was having a pretty bad day. I get it. I would freak the hell out if I found out I had a fiend inside me too. But my god she went bat shit crazy. She was yelling and insulting the only freaking people who could save her. Telling Rule how unholy he is. And poor Tessa.. If I was Tessa I w
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Urbanbookbabe
May 16, 2011 Urbanbookbabe rated it it was ok
Shelves: owned-books
Description and Synopsis

Rule is a member of the Watch, a group of Demons who police Fiends. When a fiend goes missing from Below,the Demon Realm,it is up to Rule to set out Above to locate it before Uzkiel, one of the nastiest Fiends around, find him and get his hands on him. Rule finds the Fiend but to his dismay, the Fiend has possessed a human. Said human is Abby Baker, a research assistant at local TV station. Abby discovers that what she once thought she new about Demons and evil was nothi
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Azra
Mar 11, 2016 Azra added it
Shelves: fiction, fantasy
Oh boy. I picked up this book because the library bookstore works on the honor system and I didn't have correct change. That's what I get for not looking too closely when I grabbed it.

The story started out well enough. Demons. Werewolves. Riots. All the good stuff. I was drawn right into the story and stayed there for nearly two hundred pages.

Then, as I paraphrase the kid from the Princess Bride, it turned into a kissing book. Then it went on to turn into more than a kissing book.

Well, it trie
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Gail
May 25, 2008 Gail rated it really liked it
This book took one of the more interesting characters of She's No Faerie Princess and told his story. The Others have Unveiled the presence to the human world and humans are adjusting; some well and others not so much. This is the story of the demon Rule and a mild mannered human named Abigail who happens to be fiend-posessed.
Good story, good characters, and a nice way to pass a lazy day.
Amanda
Apr 24, 2008 Amanda rated it it was amazing
This book is not soley based on vampires...but it has them in it. I LUV Lou. He has a great sense of humor. Then there is Rule...he is so kool. The author also has a way with words. It was SO funny at times. The ending sux though cause it seemed she was suddenly in a hurry to finish the book, so there was not a lot of info of what happened tween Abby and Rule. Twas still a great book.
Betty Lambert
Oct 07, 2016 Betty Lambert rated it really liked it
I loved this book. I have almost all of Christine Warrens books of the others. This is about Rule , the demon from below (as they call what we know as hell) and is up top on our plane looking for a minor demon for information on a really bad demon who wants to take over hell. He finds the minor demon inside Abby (who just happens to be his mate) who unknowingly gets possessed by him . Makes a great story. Highly recommend.
Chelsea
Dec 28, 2011 Chelsea rated it liked it
I don't really know how to feel about this series. There's nothing blatantly awful about it, but at the same time there isn't much to make it stand out from the numerous other paranormal romance novels I've read. The word average sums up this book perfectly--a mindless, predictable, but not unpleasant read.

In the continuity of the series, the "Others"--that is, vampires, werewolves, fae, and all manner of supernatural beings have made the choice to reveal themselves to the human populations, and
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Brenda Audiobooks Only
Narrated by Kate Reading - Narration 5*s

The Demon You Know is the third entry into Christine Warren’s The Others Series. The first two were hits for me but this one? Well, there are some hilarious moments as well as a lot of fun scenes featuring the rest of the cast. But the heroine, Abby Baker, is the queen of TSTL.

Kate Reading’s narration saved this one for me. She’s so good with the multitude of voices – voices that stay true to the characters across the series. Her ability to catch each litt
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nicole
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Brie
Jul 16, 2015 Brie rated it really liked it
Shelves: books-i-own
Another absolutely fantastic addition to the already amazing Other series!!! ;) Rule sounded incredibly hot and sexy and droolworthy lol and I really liked how strong Abby was. I mean she did have her little stupid or weak moments, but she was always fighting to survive and keep her loved ones alive. I was sad that Lou died, I actually kinda liked the little perv lol but at least he died honorably :) The sex was super hot and delicious, I just wish there would have been more than just two scenes ...more
Diane ~Firefly~
The ending almost took this down to a 2 star read for me. I was disappointed in how many of the characters acted, but liked the rest of the book enough to deal.

What I enjoyed:
* Lou, the fiend. He was good comic relief.
* Abby's brother, Noah. In fact, I'm going to have to check to see if he has a starring role in any of the newer books.
* The other females at club and the friendships they developed with Abby.

What could have been better:
* The end. Abby was TSTL, although she did eventually make up
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Paranormal Romance
After being possessed by a Fiend (aka a bad demon) the heroine is kidnapped by the hero and the Others to both protect her as well as the Fiend within from falling into the enemies hands. The hero is calm, sensible yet animalist with his relationship with the heroine. He lusts after her but his kind doesn't immediately recognize a mate like wolves do. Only after sleeping with her does he realize she's his. The heroine, once mousy and shy, is argumentative and outspoken as a result of her ...more
Marsha
Jan 03, 2010 Marsha rated it liked it
It took a while for Christine Warren's books to grow on me. I really enjoy Big Bad Wolf and Walk on the Wild Side. This third addition in the Other series involves a human named Abby who has one blue eye and one brown. Apparently this makes it easier for witchcraft and "fiends" to inhabit her body. After finding herself in the middle of riot and trying to escape unharmed Abby is saved from harm by two feline werewolves. They realize something isn't quite normal about her and with the assistance ...more
Kim
Jan 23, 2016 Kim rated it it was amazing
As a research grunt at a local television station, Abby Baker tends to blend into the background, which is where she 19s most comfortable. But when she ends up being the last resort to cover a hot story, Abby discovers a whole new side to her personality when she is possessed by a fiend 14a type of rogue demon. Suddenly everyone wants a piece of her. And now the demon Rule 14also a hunter of his own kind who have gone astray 14is Abby 19s only hope 26

Meanwhile, the Others 14vampires, werewolves,
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Megan Sewell
Mar 05, 2010 Megan Sewell rated it it was amazing
Shelves: paranormal, romance
The third book in the series was entertaining from the start. It caught your interest right away and kept you interested. Warrens previous book She's No Faerie Princess was slow to start but this one wasn't. I enjoy Warren's sense of humour. This book starts off after the Others(were, vamp, demon, etc...) have come out to the general public and society is attempting to process the new reality. Unfortunately they aren't doing so well at adjusting. Riots abound in cities and the an innocent gets ...more
Dominus~
Mar 28, 2014 Dominus~ rated it it was amazing
I really don't like it when the main characters are being chastised because I believe that main characters are the center of the story and they can't be so so wrong. So when Abby escaped and was blamed by Tess, I really didn't like it and for the first time I hated Tess. But I understand it already, everything is cleared and I know the essence of unperfection in a story. And some spice.
I didn't want Lou to die but I guess I don't have a choice because almost realistic and some people just die.
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Kayla
Nov 08, 2012 Kayla rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-star-books
My favorite, laugh out loud part of the book...

"Before her brother could guess her intentions, she grabbed him by the arm, swept his feet out from under him, and tossed him over her shoulder like feather pillow. He landed like a ton of bricks. "What the *uck?" Relishing the gesture, Abby brushed her hands together and grinned smugly down at him. "Like I said, I'm not completely defenseless." Thunderclouds rolled in across Noah's expression. Cursing a blue streak, he flipped himself to his feet a
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Katie
Oct 04, 2010 Katie rated it really liked it
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Michelle Tempted By Books
Abby is a good Catholic girl, she blends into the background and likes it there. Until one night she is caught in the middle of an Others protest, she finds herself possessed by a rogue demon. In comes Rule, a sort of Demon Guardian. Romance blossoms and mayhem ensues.

There are some things I didn't like about this story. Mainly Abby, she is headstrong, far too stubborn, and frankly rolls her eyes far too much. In short I found her pretty damn annoying for the most part. I don't know what it is
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Nae
Jul 19, 2016 Nae rated it really liked it
To start off with, I started this series so I could read this book. I liked the title straight away, I was intrigued. It was funny and light but I liked the different story line that the 'others', the paranormal creatures of the world, are out of the closet. No more hiding because the humans know all about you. *points*

I was looking forward to Rule's book as we met him in She's No Fairie Princess, he was a Demon cop and pretty smexy. I liked Abby from the start, however she did have quite a few
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Amber
Jul 07, 2016 Amber rated it liked it
I honestly can't deny that the heroine had her TSTL moments. But at the same time...it kinda made sense to me. I mean, she had SO LITTLE knowledge of the world she was thrust into. Why on earth would she trust everything these people said? Why wouldn't she desperately reach out to someone she DID trust? Why wouldn't she trust...oh, but that's a spoiler.
In spite of the TSTL moments, I really liked this one. I dug the lead female for what she was and I thought what she was was a good match for the
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SweetSue
May 05, 2016 SweetSue rated it it was ok
I had been looking forward to this one, but was disappointed. The set-up was interesting however the kidnapping was over the top. Ms. Warren tends to have very nosy, interfering secondary characters and this was no exception. The women (Other and human) from previous books come in to alternately rebuke Abby or tell her she's a prude for not jumping in the sack with an Other she barely knows. The men (all Others but her brother) don't bother to ever tell her what's going on and then complain when ...more
Paraphrodite
Aug 06, 2012 Paraphrodite rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2012
This takes place a few weeks after the Unveiling. Humans are rioting all over the world protesting against the "Others".

Abby, a news researcher, was corralled into assisting an over-eager colleague in covering the Manhattan riots. She not only got stranded in the middle of it all but was inadvertently possessed by a minor fiend.

Rule, a Demon enforcer, came to Manhattan in search of his missing informant who has information regarding an archfiend intending on taking over the known Universe. When
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Oleta Blaylock
Nov 28, 2011 Oleta Blaylock rated it it was amazing
I know that it looks like I may have struggled with this book but that is not the case. I have been working on Christmas presents so I have been reading much. I love this world and its many inhabitants. If there is a myth then there seems to be a representative in Ms. Warren's world. I also loved that Demon's are not all bad and can in some instants be good. I have a real weak spot for a growly alpha male and Rule is all that and more. The sex is hot, hot and the suspense is just enough to keep ...more
Sytc
Nov 13, 2014 Sytc rated it did not like it
DNF because I couldn't stand Abby as a character. Not sure what Rule sees in her, as we are told and shown over and over that she is mousy, boring, quiet, and so completely wrapped up in herself that she will go haring off on her own without consideration for others.

I'm not sure why it takes so long for it to sink in that she's possessed and that something is wrong in the beginning... as if the voice in her head wasn't proof enough. Just the most frustrating case of ostrich sinking its head int
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