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HellFire (DemonSlayers #2)

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A new, more dangerous vortex has opened in the besieged Earth and the innocent souls of animals are being invaded by the malevolent strength of a powerful demon. For Ginny Jones, there can be no greater wrong - and to make it right, she joins forces with the Lemurian, Alton, a hard-bodied hero not of her world.

Under a black moon, pitched battles for the survival of all th
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Paperback, 371 pages
Published September 1st 2010 by Zebra (first published 2010)
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Nicole
Nov 10, 2011 Nicole rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Paranormal Romance fans, Kate Douglas fans
Wowser! I LOVED this one, I know I love everything Douglas writes but come on… This character Alton just makes me sweat. All I can picture is Legolas ….

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Laurie Garrison
Feb 26, 2010 Laurie Garrison rated it really liked it
A high action pack read. I did enjoy this read although it didn’t have as much humor to it as the first in the series. I loved the talking swords and the depth that Kate takes you into the world of the Lemurias. She explains a lot and makes you want more and I mean more, actually I was kind of mad at the end Kate takes you to a point about the Lemuria and then stops without telling the rest grrr. I wanted to know what happened to the slaves and the outrageous counsel, (especially Alton’s dad), b ...more
Karla(Book Addict)
Nov 12, 2011 Karla(Book Addict) rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: PNR fans ADULT
Recommended to Karla(Book Addict) by: Nicole
deleting reviews if you want to take a look at them you can do so on my blog, link on my profile
Dark Faerie Tales
Apr 27, 2012 Dark Faerie Tales rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed-by-kiwi
Review Courtesy of Dark Faerie Tales

Quick & Dirty: Thrilling story of magic, demons and love.

Opening Sentence: Ginny Jones wrapped a clean kitchen towel around her torn fingers and glared at the screeching cat she’d finally managed to shove into the carrier.

The Review:

Back again for the second exciting installment of this series is our favorite ex-demon Dax, his lovely female Eddy with her dog and father, and their new found friend, the sexy Lemurian, Alton. Also joining them from the previo
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Emma
Sep 09, 2012 Emma rated it liked it
Again, the story kind of dragged, and they seemed to take all day to do relatively simple tasks. I guess it's one day to show that time is passing. And I have to say, most of the time, I didn't really like Ginny. I'm not in love with this series, but I'm interested enough to want to see how it all ends. So I will keep reading.

Something that I did find annoying is the whole age thing. Why do these characters have to be thousands of years old to make them special? There are a number of issues I ha
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Habrewer
Dec 02, 2010 Habrewer rated it really liked it
Day by day the demons are getting stronger. No longer are they restricted to inanimate objects, they are now able to take over animals. Dax, Eddy and Alton knew they were in trouble when store mannequins started walking but they never expected what they would face next.

Alton is obsessed with Eddy’s best friend Ginny and can’t get her off his mind. He sent her to Sedona to get her away from the battle but to his surprise, he had sent her straight into the heart of it. Ginny Jones can’t remember w
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J
May 17, 2010 J rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: friends and readers looking for new authors
HellFire is a hellishly good ride, and Alton is delicious. Actually, he's an over six-foot tall, well muscled, beautifully delicious dirty martini and he's all mine, (Didja hear that, Kate?)

We met Alton in DemonFire, when he met Dax, a former demon, during his and (his human soulmate) Eddy's trip to Lemuria, an alternate dimensional world, Dax and Eddy were looking for help in fighting the demons and he decided to help them save the worlds from Demonkind. Now he's back and is the hero of HellFir
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LynnMarie
Sep 26, 2010 LynnMarie rated it it was amazing
Tala’s Review

Ginny is a twenty something African American female with no close anyone else.family ties and very few friends. She is used to providing for herself and taking care of her own problems. She isn't used to depending on

Alton is a 7 feet tall Blond haired Lemurian warrior who chose to leave Lemuria, which is located in the center of Mount Shasta, in order to help fight the Demon incursion from Abyss. Alton comes a culture in which women were considered useful only for things like cook
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Kathy
Aug 07, 2015 Kathy rated it liked it
I wrote and lost a review... and don't have the energy to recreate it...

Ginny and Allton - united in Sedonia (where he mind suggested she go to be safe)... demons are stronger, more organized, and taking the bodies of animals (the local, savvy vet figures out to suck the demon mist when it escapes from the cages animal, then he freezes it : )

Allton's sword directs them back to Lemuria - he confronts the Council of 9 - dad (Chancellor of the 9) disowns him... the Crone (ancient, female warrior fo
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jo_t
Sep 14, 2010 jo_t rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Tenderhearted long-haired hero and magical swords.

I’m familiar with the concept of the legend of Lemuria, and I like the mythology it inspired Kate Douglas to create for The DemonSlayers Book series. Read this book while suspending disbelief and enjoy the tale! The fantasy world and its multiple settings is perfectly detailed throughout the narrative. All right, I confess, I have a penchant for long-haired heroes and magical swords. There are parts in Hellfire that remind me of Japanese animatio
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Erin O'Riordan
Jul 03, 2014 Erin O'Riordan rated it really liked it
Kate Douglas had me hooked the first time I read Wolf Tales, to be honest, and I rarely dislike any of her work. I liked this one especially because it has a realistically strong heroine who happens to be a gorgeous women of color, specifically an African-American heroine. I love that Douglas, who is a Caucasian U.S. author, doesn't feel the need to restrict her heroes and heroines to one skin color. These novels have a lot of fun paranormal elements and a fast pace that makes them exciting, but ...more
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While I really liked this book I was also a little disappointed by it. It didn't quite deliver the full package that I was expecting. You have action and romance and some major revelations that come out into the open, but I felt like for all that we really didn't get very far. You have Alton and Ginny becoming a couple and discovering that Ginny is really Limurean. You discover that Dax has become the demon kings target and that he has Dax's demon body now. Finally you discover that Alton's fath ...more
Jessica
Sep 13, 2010 Jessica rated it did not like it
I really enjoyed the first book in the series, but this was a did-not-finish for me. Maybe it's because I'm sick, but it didn't seem as fun--or as funny--as the first one. The repetitive inner musings and descriptions totally slowed down the pace, making the storyline completely lack urgency, and Ginny and Alton kept negatively comparing their three-day old romance to the two-week old "true and enduring love" found in Eddy and Dax's romance from the previous book. Add in that human culture is tr ...more
Jenny Delandro
Jun 25, 2013 Jenny Delandro rated it really liked it
2nd in the Series of Demonslayera
Follows the story of Alton & Ginny
She is independent woman who is facing changes to everything she even knew to be true...
Adopted early, she finds that her heritage follows more closely with Alton's than to her adopted family..
Crystal swords that have souls of long dead warriors and these swords become partners in the fight against the demons..

These stories follow a slowly growing band of fighters who hold back the demon invasions from the the Abyss..

Spellbi
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Cindyg
Apr 03, 2010 Cindyg rated it liked it
Just so so for me. We kept being taken back to the first story and it got boring after awhile. I did like the primary characters though and it was nice to have Dax and Eddy back. Oh BumperWillow too.
I would rate this one a 3.5, not really a three but not really a four either.
I don't want to discourage anyone from picking this book up and reading it, chances are you'll enjoy it. You sure don't need to read book one though so if you haven't don't worry about it. You'll do just fine starting here.
Paraphrodite
Jul 23, 2013 Paraphrodite rated it liked it
Shelves: 2013
This is the second book in the Demonslayers series. I have to admit I agree with other reviewers that the inner musings by the H/H were a bit long-winded and repetitive. Would have loved a bit more action and world building instead. But overall, there was enough interesting developments to keep me persevering with the series.

Gerri
Jul 21, 2012 Gerri rated it really liked it
I cant believe i forgot to update yet again. I finished this book days ago and started the next right away because i couldnt wait to see what happened next. Lol i have to stop being forgetful or ill never meet my quota.
Mary-Anne
Jan 04, 2014 Mary-Anne rated it it was ok
This book lost a star because of the unbelievably annoying repetition of the phrase "nine hells!" ....tone it down, it was unnecessary as an exclamation in every single conversation.
I struggled to finish this book it seemed to drag on and lose my interest.
E.
Mar 10, 2011 E. rated it liked it
Shelves: paranormal
Good premise, somewhate weak character development and plot. Maybe relies too much on familiarity with previous tales in series?
mylilypad
Jan 28, 2017 mylilypad rated it liked it
Cute.
Cindi
Aug 03, 2011 Cindi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Not quite as great as the 1st book in the series but good enough for a 4 star rating.
Audrey Cook Kolbek
I major thing that I have really liked with the series is that that characters all have a sense of humor and not totally serious.
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Karen sue
Nov 14, 2010 Karen sue rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
It was a great book. I can't wait for the next one to come out in the series.
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Some people just seem to know they are meant to write, but it can still take a while to figure out exactly what their career will entail. Kate Douglas started out writing radio copy for a country western radio station in 1972, wrote and illustrated an educational cartoon strip for the American Mosquito Control Association for a number of years, was a newspaper reporter for a small town weekly wher ...more
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