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Touched (The Marnie Baranuik Files) (Volume 1)

3.98  ·  Rating details ·  116 ratings  ·  19 reviews
Paperback, 582 pages
Published October 31st 2011 by Pixiegrind Ink
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Angela Verdenius
Jun 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Funny, entertaining and engaging characters, great mystery, a new slant on vampires and their 'DaySitters' - it's mutual, beneficial but can be destructive, too. Awesome beginning to a series.
✴ Cindy ✴
I loved this book and I don't usually read the vampire genre. The last series about Vampires that I read was the Sookie Stackhouse series and I loved that too.

On to the next one.
Mar 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: home-library
Stayed up too late to finish this book. Work will suck tomorrow. Review to follow after sleep.

**edit** I’m ready to add my review. I do not have enough wonderful words to describe how I feel about this book. The fact that I gave this book 5 stars even though the editing gives me an eye twitch amazes me. The book is just that good.

It’s like the True Blood series only less weird, more bad-ass and with way more sass. I haven’t been this excited about a new series since Kelley Armstrong
Joanna Maciejewska
All in all it was a quick, fun read.
I grew to like the characters, and I did appreciate a fresh-ish take on vampires while still keeping to what is close to the vampire "cannon". The plot was decent, too, and I appreciated the witty bickering throughout the book (several times it made me laugh out loud - a deed not easily done).
At the beginning, the shifting tenses threw me off (to the point I did consider whether I want to continue), but it got better as the book progressed. Sadly,
Aug 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: horror, paranormal
Lord, but Marnie is a hot ass mess! To be fair, she's hilarious and resourceful but still a mess. I enjoyed reading every line.
Shannon Hutcheson
As a fellow Ontarian and Canadian, I have no wonder about how AJ Aalto has such a fantastic sense of humor! One kind of has to have one living in our fair Province where Leaf's fanaticism, Timmy's coffee and cold, dark winters are a right of passage. Though I didn't grow up in Ontario and am NOT a hockey fan (yes, I'd probably be tarred and feathered in the streets of Toronto had I said that outloud and yes, I am a bona fide Timmy's addict).

But I digress. On with the book review (that I so rare
Nov 27, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Refreshingly different, not always in a good way, at least in my opinion, but mostly.
Marnie is the Day-Sitter of Vampire - oh sorry, Revenant - Harry. She did help the paranormal unit with a case that apparently went haywire, and now she's asked to help again.
Straight at the beginning, I did not think I would like this book so much - the previous case played a big role, also in her relationship to Agent Batten, but I had the impression that a lot more happened than was - slowly, and
Jennifer Holzapfel
Aug 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Revenants and daysitters share a bond more than the blood freely given. Marnie (blood donor) is a groper feeler psychic, her gift from Harry(vamp). She has retired from her psychic job after a mistake nearly cost her life, and let a child eating Revenant escape prosecution. It was her first and last time ever working for the FBI and her company GD&C, deciding to retire at 27. She is being dragged back into service of Batten and Chapel of the FBI, totally against her will, and Harry, her Cold ...more
Margaret Davis
Apr 05, 2019 rated it liked it
I didn’t read past the first page. It is a fun idea and I’m sure enjoyable. I’m just tired of men being “all hard angles”. There are endless combinations of words, so why is this phrase in 50% of books? I can’t imagine having the ability to write an amazing book but not bother to actually describe a character.
Nov 02, 2017 rated it it was ok
Book drug on. Had to make myself finish it
Sep 24, 2019 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed the fast moving storyline. Marnie is really a kettle of bad luck but has no shortage of men who want her. Its great to read these types of stories where the action never dies
Nov 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
Interesting story, something about it though that kinda annoyed me, but it definitely intrigued me enough to want to find out what happens next.
Apr 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book, the relationship between day sitter and vampire is both interesting and funny, I can’t get to the second book fast enough
Jun 08, 2019 rated it really liked it
Different take on vampires. I enjoyed it.
Ralph Trickey
Aug 07, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Interesting universe.
Vampires, psychics and the Devil exists. Vampires make pacts with people to feed them. There is also a sexual component.
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