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Blood of the Demon

(Demons of Infernum #1)

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Keegan lives to exact revenge on the evil demon who sired and abused him. When his father devises a plan to bring on the apocalypse, he and his three half-brothers, interdimensional bounty hunters for the Elden Council, are charged with capturing and delivering their father for punishment.

Art gallery owner Brynn Meyers has no idea that her ability to read memories embedded
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Paperback, 272 pages
Published August 2nd 2011 by Entangled Publishing, LLC (first published May 8th 2011)
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Marta Cox
Jan 07, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: my-reviews, netgalley
The first in this series featuring half demon brothers who struggle to do the right thing. In this book we see the eldest brother Keegan trying to protect Brynn who isn't quite as ordinary as she thinks from his own father no less ! Keegans father has spent countless resources searching for a magic book that can resurrect the dead but only one of a certain bloodline can recite the necessary spell. Yes you've guessed it Brynn is the last of her line but she has no idea just what she's about to ...more
 ~*~Princess Nhya~*~
Solid 4.5 Stars

Okay I think I may have found a new series to be obsessed about.

I LOVE this book. I have one minor gripe though, hence the 4.5 star rating. Though I loved the world building here, the set up for each brothers' character, and the whole plot/point of why we are reading about these people; I wasn't all that in love with the couple.

Keegan & Brynn. Though I totally love these two as individuals, and they did have some touching, hot moments together, I just couldn't fully get behind
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UniquelyMoi ~ BlithelyBookish
This Kindle Freebie seems to be a hit or miss with readers, but it's free and it sounds good!!

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Blood of the Demon (Demons of Infernum) by Rosalie Lario


Blurb:

Keegan lives to exact revenge on the evil demon who sired and abused him. When his father devises a plan to bring on the apocalypse, he and his three half-brothers, interdimensional bounty hunters for the Elden Council, are charged with capturing and delivering their father for punishment.

Art gallery owner
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Wendy *Sebella Blue* Mitchell
Brynn Meyers is a not so ordinary woman with a small art gallery in New York City. When a handsome man comes into the the shop just before closing, her female interest is peaked. That is until he plants a fiver upside her jaw. Keegan and his brothers are more or less demon cops/bounty hunters for an multidimensional council. They've been sent to Earth to keep Brynn from starting the apocalypse. Kind of an auspicious beginning for a passionate love story, huh?
This book begs the question, could
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Kristen
3.5 stars

GENRE: Paranormal Romance
THEME: Angels/Demons/Fae/Zombies/Magic
RECEIVED: Review Request by Entangled Publishing
BLOG: http://seeingnight.blogspot.com/

REVIEW:
Blood of the Demon I felt had a little bit of everything, with a variety of paranormal beings, romance, action and holding your breath moments. The story reminded me a lot of Lara Adrian’s Midnight Breed Series and Gena Showalter’s Lord of the Underworld Series. Rosalie Lario has four prominent male characters as her leads and each
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Ravioli Rachel


2.5 out of 5 Stars

So, this is me reading this book...

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This is the case where I almost think I should just paste my notes that I took while I was reading the book. Alas, I will not and will actually make an attempt at a comprehensive review.

My thoughts were pretty much the same regarding the book up until about 80% of the way through. If I could describe this book I would say it's a sub-par young adult book with sex thrown in. Honestly, in my personal opinion, the writing of this book was not
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Heather Book Savvy Babe
Brynn always thought of herself as a relatively normal girl, until she was abducted and held prisoner by a handsome stranger. Keegan and his brothers were tasked to find Brynn and keep her from their father, a dangerous enemy, at ALL costs. The enemy needed the key to unlock an ancient book and gain absolute power. Because of her distant demonic bloodline, Brynn was the only key. Keegan is torn between saving an entire population and saving Brynn’s life.

Blood of The Demon is a very good read
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Jess the Romanceaholic
This is a Quickie Review. For the full review, please visit The Romanceaholic.

Expected Release Date: August 2, 2011 (Available Now!)
Publisher: Entangled Publishing
Imprint: N/A
Author’s Website: http://rosalielario.com/
My Source for This Book: Netgalley
Part of a Series: Yes, Book 1, DEMONS OF INFERNUM
Series Best Read In Order: N/A
Steam Level: Hot

Brynn Meyers has always known that she's different. Able to read an object's history just by touching it, and to defend herself by draining energy from
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Jen Davis
Jul 16, 2011 rated it really liked it
Ever since she was a child, Brynn has had special abilities. She can touch an object and sense the history surrounding it, and she can drain the energy of others if she tries. But she never dreamed that she was anything other than completely human. Until Keegan comes to her life. The handsome stranger kidnaps her and brings her to a New York penthouse, where he and his three brothers are staying. Keegan and his brothers are all half-demons, who work as enforcers for a kind of ...more
Mrs. Badass
Jun 24, 2011 rated it liked it
This is a C read for me.

Conceptually it was cool. I Loved the different dimensions, and spin on Angels and Demons. I liked the demons themselves. My problem lay with the way the characters were written. It was very shallow. They had depth, but we are told a few things, but not shown them. For example, the hero and heroine are talking and it slips out that the heroine was kidnapped when she was eleven, tied, and near being raped, then that's the end of the discussion. It was just thrown in
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Patsy
Aug 09, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: first-reader
Blood of the Demon from the "Demons of Infernum" by ROSALIE LARIO is now one of my favorite books in this genre. I loved the world she created and the characters that live in this new world. This series includes four half Brothers that are all GORGEOUS. They were sired by the same evil demon but by four very different supernatural/fae mothers.The mothers were all strategically picked for their gifts,powers, and abilities to pass on to his sons. Half dragon and half demon Keegon is the eldest ...more
Megan Riverina Romantics
3.5 Stars 3/5 Hotness

Blood of the Demon had been on my TBR list for a while when my awesome blog team leader, Jodie, asked me if I'd like to review it. Naturally I jumped at the chance to read it. Boy, am I happy that I got to read this too. It was a good start to what appears is going to be a fantastic series.

Keegan was a man on a mission. He was going to save the world from being destroyed. He and his brothers had taken the job that the Elden Council, the interdimensional ruling body, had
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Stephanie  G
2.5 Stars


Keegan and his brothers have been sent to earth to find and stop their demon father before he raises an army of the dead. In order to do this they'll need to locate a lost book and the last remaining decedent of it's creator. Once Brynn is found, an instant attraction if formed and Keegan may be forced to choose between the woman he cares for and the only chance to stop a madman from taking over all worlds.

Brynn Meyers has known she has special abilities since she was a young child but
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Crystal ♥ RBtWBC
Jul 30, 2011 rated it really liked it
Brynn has never considered herself normal since she has been able to wield a strange power from a young age, but she never thought of herself as anything but human until the day she was kidnapped by a handsome stranger and then her whole world was turned upside down.
Keegan and his brothers are interdimensional bounty hunters charged with the task of finding an ancient book and capturing Brynn, who is the key to the powerful and dangerous ‘Book of the Dead’ and keeping her out of the hands of the
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Christi Snow
Jun 26, 2011 rated it really liked it
This book releases on August 2, 2011 and this review will be posted on my blog, Smitten with Reading, on that date...

My Review:
After being raised by their cruel, sadistic father, Keegan and his 3 half-brothers have gone to work for the Council as enforcers. Their job on earth is to find the Book that could lead to the apocalypse for this world and, if that is not possible, then to kill the Heir who is the only person capable of wielding the power that the Book holds.

The Heir is none other than
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Katrina
Jul 02, 2012 rated it really liked it
Blood of the Demon was a fast paced read filled with Sexy as sin – Hybrids and Demons. . Lario created an intriguing storyline, with interesting characters, all created with their own personalities and abilities. Four brothers work as bounty hunters, they have been sent to Earth to find and recover * The Book of the Dead * before Mammon tries to start an apocalypse with the dead. ** Zombies** they must find the Heir of the Egyptian bloodlines – if the book is not found they must then deal with ...more
Sherri
Aug 08, 2011 rated it really liked it
What more could I want in a book; demons, the apocalypse, hunky bounty hunters and a conflicted hero that is torn between love and duty? All are elements I am instantly attracted to in a book. Also, the book cover, though subtle, attracted me. I like the combination of colors and the subtle flames of the red rising up to the cool blue of the lovers.

The story starts out quickly but then drags a bit through the introduction and story setup. Once that is through, the story pacing gets better as it
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~Jessica~I'm a Hoodie Ninja~
This review is also posted at Under The Covers


3.5

What would you do if you found out you were the key to causing the end of your world?

Keegan and his brothers are bounty hunters. No, they’re not like Dog the Bounty Hunter; they’re demon bounty hunters who travel between dimensions for their prey. Their latest assignment is to find and destroy the only human capable of a zombie apocalypse, Brynn. Only problem is, they aren’t the only ones looking for her, and if she falls into the wrong hands,
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Melissa
Aug 21, 2011 rated it liked it
Hm... okay Demons and an artist who owns an art gallery. Yep, I had to read this one. It was a moral imperative! Brynn is the artist and was kidnapped by Keegan and his brothers, all half demons. She is a wanted commodity in their world all because of a long ago ancestor who dared to defy a council who oversees dimensions. She is the key to awakening a army of zombies. Keegan falls for Brynn and together they try to find away to thwart evil. Evil Keegan is very familiar with.

I have to say that I
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Tee loves Kyle Jacobson
I want to give a huge THANK YOU to Jessica at Entangled for allowing me to read BOTD. Man oh man from the very beginning I could not put this book down. Who would not want to read about four gorgeous brothers. Can you say H-E-L-L-O! So enough of my crazy rantings and on to the review.

Keegan is one of four brothers. He is very protective of his brothers and now he is given the duty to protect Brynn. Brynn is a special girl who can get an objects history by touching it. She is also the key to the
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Stacey O'Neale
Sep 06, 2011 rated it liked it
I really liked the story concept. I could see the background scenes very clearly like the apartment and her store. I also thought her power was cool. The sex scene were also very hot and the ending surprised me which is good.

My issue with the book had to with the male characters. They were all demons from a demon world, but all were too soft. I thought making them gritty would add edge, but she never went there. Because of that, I thought the dialogue suffered. Sometimes, this book felt like a
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Renay
Jan 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
This book has dragon, fae, angel, demon, and succubi, which is my mind a true paranormal romance. Well I was not disappoint reading the story. I love all viewpoints with the hero and heroine and loved receiving other characters thoughts too. As for the the villain point of view....I love it. I enjoyed his side and he was crazy. You know the story is good when the fan can't wait to see what else the villain is thinking.

Fans will smile for the sexy hero, stand by the the smart, courageous heroine,
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Rachel Firasek
Aug 24, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Blood of the Demon was a hawt, fast paced and gripping read. Lario created an intriguing world of demon's and hybrids that won't let you go. The romance between Keegan and Brynn was so hawt, I needed a seriously cold drink on several occasions.

Totally enjoyed this and I hope Taeg's story is next. :)
Vicky Capper
Jan 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
Keegan and his brothers have been assigned to stop their father from starting the apocalypse but in order to do so Keegan must protect the one person that holds the key to everything. Unsure of how to approach Brynn he knocks her unconscious and kidnaps her.
One minute Brynn is making deals with herself for an early night and the next she is waking up to find she’s been kidnapped by the sexy guy who had walked in to her gallery. She starts to panic but takes reassurance from the fact she has a
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Tracy
Jul 30, 2011 rated it really liked it
~* 3.5 Stars *~
A Lighter Shade of Blood

Brynn Meyers didn't know it, but the moment a tall, gorgeous stranger walked into her art gallery and drew her attention away from the use of her psychometric ability to gawk at his perfect body and shake his hand, her life was about to change forever. With his free hand clenched in a huge fist, Keegan knocked her out cold, then he kidnapped her.

But he felt really bad about it.

Keegan is a half-breed: part demon, part...something else, and he and his
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Angie
Oct 23, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Brynn was such a strong woman. I really enjoyed how she didn't back down from Keegan or his brothers. She didn't freak out about any of the strange stuff they were telling her. Keegan didn't want to have feelings for Brynn, but he couldn't help it. His brothers even admired her at the end of the book. Brynn was great the way she stood up to Mammon and the Council. It was a fast moving book and I really enjoyed it.
Terri Lytle
Jul 20, 2017 rated it liked it
I'd give this a solid 3. The plot was interesting, but I felt it just jumped all over the place and the ending seemed to have happened before I even realized it. I will probably not read any further installments in the series, even though it wasn't a bad book. It's just not good enough to bump other books on the reading list. ...more
Karen West
Jan 15, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: my-books
not my kind of book but it's a good read
Jackie
Sep 28, 2018 rated it did not like it
Shelves: did-not-finish
DNF - quit at 10%
The story just didn’t capture my interest. The characters just came across oddly to me.
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Rosalie Lario is the award-winning, paranormal romance author of the Demons of Infernum and the Fallen Warriors series. Rosalie double majored in Anthropology and Classics as an undergraduate student, and briefly considered becoming an archaeologist before realizing they don’t actually live the life of Indiana Jones. So what was a classical geek armed with a lot of useless knowledge to do? Become ...more

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“Let me guess," Brynn said from across the room. "Another brother, right?"

Keegan glanced at Brynn, who was staring at Ronin with an expression of disbelief. He switched back to English. "This is our younger brother, Ronin."

"Of course he is." Brynn let out an incredulous chuckle. "Did they specifically breed you guys in a lab or something?"

He exchanged a confused look with Ronin. What did that mean?

Bryn must have caught the look, because she explained, "Since you're all so hot, I mean.”
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“When they finally made love, he would accept no more than total surrender from her, just as he would surrender himself to her. There was nothing casual about what lay between them, and he wouldn't allow her to pretend otherwise.

~Ethan”
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