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Carpe Demon

(Carus #3)

4.19  ·  Rating details ·  372 ratings  ·  36 reviews
As an ambassador with the Supernatural Regulatory Division, Andy McNeilly is responsible for acting as the Liaison for the Vancouver Vampire horde. The problem? She detests the Vampire Master, and the SRD can’t discover the beast she keeps locked inside.

After a menacing Demon throws an important Vampire event into chaos, Andy finds herself sniffing out crime scenes to ide
ebook, 288 pages
Published May 15th 2015 by The Wild Rose Press
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Apr 16, 2015 rated it really liked it
Andy's past isn't all roses and daffodils as we know and in CARPE DEMON she comes face to face with some pretty hard memories. She has to work through not only her feelings, but how she will defeat one of the foes that made her life miserable all those years ago. You have a lot of action to look forward too.

The love triangle continues in CARPE DEMON and it's probably my least favorite part of the book because I hate the whole situation that Andy is put in. I wish the relationship between Andy an
Torn between two lovers, one who could betray her at any time and one how seems willing to do anything to have her. Andy’s life is still filled with humiliation, degradation and chaos. She knows Wick is bound to the Master Vampire and could be forced to do unspeakable things to her. She also knows that Tristan seems to truly care for her and her well-being, but how does he always seem to show up when she needs support the most?

A demon from the pits of hell is creating chaos in the human realm an
Sep 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
I almost feel that if I'd read the previous books this one would've been better than it ended up being. Andy running around with all of her animal feras and love interests. After only a few pages in I knew Andy was the kick ass type of female I'd love. Being able to change into so many animals sounds so cool! I really need to get my hands on the first two books so I can fully get to know my new friends.
I received a copy for review for an honest review.
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Seize the Demon? More like flee from the Demon.

Andy is back in book three which starts off pretty much right after the second book finishes. Do not read this book out of order. Read this series in order to enjoy it fully. As the new ambassador to the Vampires for the Supernatural Regulatory Division (SRD), Andy is neck deep in vampire politics. The Master Vampire for Vancouver, Lucien, is one of the main supporters of a demon-vampire alliance. Andy is there to ensure nothing happens. When a
Apr 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I received this book from the author and Paranormal Romance & Authors that Rock for an honest review so here goes.
Andrea "Andy" McNeilly is an Ambassador to the largest and strongest vampire clan in Vancouver. She belongs to the Supernatural Regulatory Division and is also a shifter with more than one animal and if the voices of her animals don't drive her crazy all the other problems she's having just might. She's blood bound to a master vampire she can't stand, has a sex demon named Sid wanti
Another fine installment from JC in the Carus series. The series continues to develop on and doesn't stagnate in it's own drivel.

I would have liked the introduction of a couple of new characters, rather than just continuing on with the significant handful. Aside from this slight lack, the novel kept the story moving and the action happening.
Jeannie Zelos
Jan 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Carpe Demon, A Carus Novel: Book 3, J. C. McKenzie 
Review from Jeannie Zelos book reviews

Genre:  fantasy paranormal. Romance

Well, onto book three and of course when I got to the end I feel like I need book four now – luckily for me the author had given me an ARC, and for all of you who are just as impatient it’s out soon, next month in fact, so not too long to wait. Once again the story plunges straight into the dramas. Its a series that full of action, with poor Andy right in the centre. She
Douglas Meeks
May 26, 2015 rated it really liked it
Andrea (the heroine of this series) is wonderful, but many of the secondary characters are either weak/useless when help is really needed or horribly evil as the disgusting Clint and Lucien. Throw in almost everyone she meets is unlikable or worse and you have a book that without an amazingly good plot I would never have bothered to finish. Throw in ONCE AGAIN (WTF??) a dose of humiliation and the enforced servitude demonstrated in this novel it almost made me remove more than 1 Star. If you rea ...more
C.J. Burright
May 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
See my review at Geeks in High School...
Michelle VanDaley
Aug 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
My review is based on the audiobook. This is a fantastic story. it is book 3 but I did not feel that I was lost in not having read the previous 2. That being said I loved this story and characters so much I will be going back & reading from the beginning to get the full story. The narrator did a wonderful job bringing the story & characters to life
Aug 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Very interesting world the author created with vampires, shifters, witChes, and demons. Definitely recommend this. The narrator did a fantastic job like always. Great pace.
Eva Millien
Mar 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Andy McNeilly is responsible for acting as the Liaison for the Vancouver Vampire horde which is a problem because she detests the Vampire Master and has to keep her beast locked inside in this thrilling Carus novel.

There’s a menacing Demon on a rampage and Andy’s been tasked to deal with the Demon by the Master Vampire and the reader can’t help but get caught up in the thrills as what Andy discovers chills her bones. The excitement grabs readers by the seat their pants from the very first chapte
I'm such an emotional wussy when it comes to love triangles--which is why I try to avoid them!
The one in this story was inevitable, but well worth me having to read about it. The paranormal aspects of the series are interesting, some that are really unique to me, along with the familiar idea of shifters, werewolves, demons, vampires, and well a lot of other beings.
I rather like her idea for shifters and them having to have a companion animal in order to shift. The idea of a Carus and the potent
Apr 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book! Lots of action and self discovery and an overall exciting story!
I always have an attachment to the first guy on the scene, Wick seems perfect for Andy, he would do anything for her except for the problem of being controlled by Lucien the Master Vampire who has already used that against them... but I still love them together. I have also enjoyed getting to know Tristan throughout this book, and can see that they are great together as well, to the point where I am not sure if I
May 10, 2015 rated it really liked it
I'm not sure who is more ready for Andy to pick a mate and sex it up- me or her. Book three starts right were we left off except now the past comes back to slam Andy in the face. A horrible demon that controlled Andy's past Alpha is back and he wants to take over the vampires and Andy. When her master vampire sends her to discover who and what the demon wants, Andy is willing to risk anything to kill this demon once and for all.
I honestly enjoy the story line of this series but I am still waitin
Apr 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
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Sep 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Oh Andy. What a sad ending to this section of the series. The trouble with caring about others means that decisions become harder and the options become slimmer. Andy thinks she is alone, yet she has slowly been making allies and friends. The way this book is written keeps pace with the first two. The speed of the story is consistent and the story line still keeps you hooked. I'm off to the next book. I was given this story for an honest review and this is mine. ...more
Jul 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
this is an amazingly detailed story with an ever twisting plot! At first I struggled to get into it as there was much terminology and background info which I didn't understand as I haven't read the first 2 books. So I would strongly recommend reading the books in order.
I love the characters and their interactions.
brilliant story. I'm looking forward to the rest of the series!
highly recommended!
Angela Hayes
May 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
JC McKenzie does it again and she does not disappoint. Building on the success of her two previous books, JC certainly puts Andy through the paces in this third installment of her Carus series. A fast paced page turner with a heart wrenching twist, Carpe Demon guarantees that you'll be waiting rather unpatiently to see what JC throws at Andy next. ...more
Stacy Gallina
Nov 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Wow twists and turns

We'll, it is 3am and I just finished reaching the book. I could not put it down. It also did not turn out as I expected, at all. I am not sure if I am happy with her choice not the final of it. Yet, I cannot wait to see how it all turns out. I really cannot wait for the next book, this one just made me want more. I am already going into withdrawals.
C.A. Szarek
Feb 23, 2016 rated it really liked it
Great book.

Ugh this series is awesome it frustrates! lol. It is a fantastic read with action and lovely tension. It wrenches at the heart as well and makes me want to read one moment and walk away the next because I'm afraid to see what happens!!! But it's funny and snarky too! That being said, I can't wait to start book 4.
Katie O'Sullivan
Oct 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I love this story and these characters - the world J.C. creates is rich, vibrant and real, populated with colorful supernatural characters of every stripe and type.

If you haven't tried any of her books yet, pick up the first one today! Fans of Charlaine Harris will love J.C. McKenzie's take on shifters, vamps and demons.
InD'tale Magazine

Fun, fun, fun! And it bears repeating: what a fun ride this book is!

Read full review in the 2015 July/August issue of InD'tale Magazine.
What can I say just wow fucking AMAZING!!! What a turn around from book 1. It took me by surprise how good this book really was. Finally we get so a lot of the juicy parts where Andy isn't just a pathetic mess!!! I loved this book and can't wait for the next one ...more
Rebekah Hayes-champagne
Dec 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing

This series is one of the best I've read! The characters, the plot, the writing all a plus. There is plenty of mystery, action, sneak, humor and romance it is a perfect blend.
Mandy Sawyer
Jan 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book had me laughing out load within 5 minutes. I love the humour in it. The characters are fantastically written. Lots of action, I’m hoping there is more coming from these characters. Great narration fromKelsey.
May 25, 2015 rated it liked it

the ending SUCKS.

Team Wick all the way
Sep 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I'm not going to lie I cried when she left wick for the last time. way to attached to the book lol ...more
thewoollygeek (tea, cake, crochet & books)
This book, this author, I am now a J C McKenzie addict as I read her entire back catalogue, I’m gonna cry when I run out of books and have to wait for new ones ! What can I say about this Andy just gets better all the time, I’m torn as much as she is over her choices and I adore Wick so much , but that ending broke my heart , straight onto book 4 😍
Leslie Twitchell
Feb 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I received this book for free for a honest review.  I loved the characters and storyline.  it flowed very well and held together.  The author did an excellent job of bringing the characters to life.  reccomend
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J. C. McKenzie is a book loving, gumboot-wearing, unapologetic science geek. She predominantly writes urban fantasy and post-apocalyptic dystopian fantasy with strong romantic elements. When she’s not spinning tales, she’s in the classroom sharing her passion for science and mathematics while secretly warping the young impressionable minds of our future to carry out her evil plans for world domina ...more

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