Kitty's House of Horrors (Kitty Norville #7)
In the seventh entry in Carrie Vaughn's bestselling Kitty Norville series, a publicity stunt turns into a fight for the popular radio talk show host's life.
Talk radio host and werewolf Kitty Norville has agreed to appear on TV's first all-supernatural reality show. She's expecting cheesy competitions and manufactured drama starring shapeshifters, vampires, and psychics. Bu...more
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Do you want to read an Anita Blake smack down? Read the early part of chapter two. At least another UF author is willing to make fun of Blake.
Vaughn’s Kitty novels aren’t particularly deep. Her novels are short, quick reads. Fun reads that don’t take very long to finish, like a B movie that knows it is a B movie and embraces it, like Snakes on a Plane.
In this installment, Kitty meets a reality show that bites back, and out...more
The fifth and sixth books of the series (KI...more
The first part where they are all settling in for the show was funny because I could totally see Kitty bopping around the cabin talking to everyone as her curiosity gets the better of her. It see...more
I felt the first death as much as Kitty, it was shocking and saddening. We were just getting to like his character....more
The "show" itself was a bunch of magical or paranormal individuals trying to convince the consummate skeptic that this is all real. The twist being the producers are gun c...more
This was sort of reminiscent of Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None, of course this one had supernatural creatures and a mouthy radio DJ. I was a little sad that Cormac still had no real appearance, but I'm still hopeful to see h...more
#7 Kitty Norville series, featuring werewolf Kitty who hosts a late-night talk show called The Midnight Hour. Kitty is approached by the producers of a bunch of cheesy reality shows who invite her to join the cast of a new reality show featuring all "Supernatural" guests--lycanthropes, vampires, psychics, magicians and other odd types. Kitty balks until they mention some folks she's met previously and liked who are already on board.
The cast of the show wi...more
It's a story that reminds me of The Most Dangerous Game in where humans were considered the ultimate prey. Now consider humans with supernatural abilities all gath...more
This is the 7th book in the Kitty Norville series. Kitty is asked to do a show with other paranormal houseguest. Friends from the other 6 books join Kitty with new characters for an experience they will never forget.
I really enjoyed this book. The two before this book were borning, but this brought the fast pace craziness I love in the Kitty series. I was sad to see some of the former and new characters killed. I really...more
I have been impressed with how consistent the quality of the writing in the series has been, even as the author manages to introduce new characters and a significant amount of character development. The Kitty series still remains a go...more
Kitty somewhat reluctantly agrees to do a reality show that reunites her (and us) with some of the interesting characters from previous installments of her tale. Vaughn provides foreshadowing of the battle to come, and keeps the pace flowing and tension building until the finale. That finale will also make you eager to grab the next story in the series.
The characters are solid, and Kitty has her usual charm...more
Kitty is my hero. She's such a kick-ass character and I never tire of her fighting ability. I look...more
Sadly, some of the good guys died just as we were getting to know them, others were injured and of course, the bad guys bought it. Plenty of action to keep everyone happy.
In the background but just as important is the talk of a coming war. And Kitty picks up some useful allies along the way.
A big plus for the next book is Cormac :D
At first it seemed as though this was just going to be some kind of blast from the past reunion outing for the radio-talk-show-host/werewolf and her friends but it turned out to be something a bit grimmer.
This story returns to the strengths of the very first novel in this series, the idea that monsters (if they exist) aren't all evil and that in most cases it is normal people who are just as, if not more, capable of evil. Delving int...more
Kitty goes on a reality show and find out there's a whole different show than she thought in mind. Super sad book, I kept going "NO!!" That's one thing about these books, they don't have HEA (happy ever afters) or if they do, they're just barely. That's one thing that I don't require in my books so I can enjoy them either way. I love this series.
As usual with books in a series, this is...somewhere WAY past the first book featuring Kitty Norville, radio host and werewolf, but I had no trouble following the backstory or enjoying (even though I shouldn't) the traditional "omigd, here we are, trapped...more
It might have even helped Kitty and company out there in Montana if they'd have had Curveball on their team.