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The Transylvania Twist

(Monster M*A*S*H #2)

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4.04  ·  Rating details ·  581 ratings  ·  168 reviews
A shaky truce. A pregnant Medusa. And a dedicated doctor who keeps legends alive.

Even during a truce, I have my hands full as a MASH surgeon to an army of warring gods—especially when Medusa herself turns up pregnant. I frankly have no idea what to expect when a Gorgon’s expecting, but I have an even bigger problem when my presumed-dead former-fiancé sneaks into my tent wi
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Kindle Edition, 310 pages
Published January 26th 2021 (first published February 26th 2013)
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Carole (Carole's Random Life in Books)
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I had a great time with this book! This is the second book in the Monster MASH series which I would recommend reading in order if at all possible but it could also work as a stand-alone if necessary. This is a lighter read that doesn't take itself too seriously and has a fair amount of humor woven throughout the story. I am so glad that I decided to give this series a try.

Petra is a doctor working in a MASH unit during the war betwee
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Madison Warner Fairbanks
Updated review for the renamed Transylvania Twist release 1/26/21. Parts rewritten. More humor and community. Better understanding of the return off Mark and the ease of reconnecting vs the loss of someone she thought she could count on. The prophecy. It’s all about the prophecy.

Original review 2013 - Second book of the Monster MASH series by Angie Fox. Love the humor. It's a unique story line and I am waiting to see what happens in this war of the gods.
Mild spoilers follow*********after really
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Sarah
Since the truce between the old and new gods has put a temporary stop to the huge number of casualties that Petra's MASH unit have been trained to deal with things have been a little quieter for Petra and her colleagues. The lull in emergencies has left more time for them to get back to being normal doctors though and Petra is enjoying having the chance to work with regular patients again. Life is pretty good until her lover Galen is called back to work to lead his team on a super secret mission ...more
Marta Cox
I really got caught up in the first book but absolutely loved this one ! I cannot praise this unique take on Mash medicine highly enough. I adore Petra our medic as she just cares so much. In this book we get to see much more meddlesome Gods or maybe I mean Goddesses. Plus I absolutely forgive the author for changing the romance because it was a surprise that really worked. Add in absolutely crazy additional characters from Medussa to Hellhounds and this the second book is absolutely fabulous. I ...more
JoAn
Jan 14, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: paranormal, arc
The Transylvania Twist by Angie Fox is the second in this series but could be read on it's own.

Petra once again must fulfill the oracles prophecies. Galen has left her to return to the front lines but her "dead" fiance has returned to recruit her to help stop a super weapon developed by scientists for the Old God Army. Petra is strong and often snarky but I love the way she treats her patients with genuine care and concern. Being reunited with her supposedly dead fiance brings up a lot of emotio
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Marion Over
Jan 25, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really loved this book. It's an Urban fantasy with a twist. A little bit romance, mystery and a lot of witty storytelling.
The world and the characters are memorable. It's a fun story about a doctor at a M.A.S.H. unit located in Limbo. The Gods are at war but a tentative peace has broken out. There's a chaplin with a pet hell hound, a sci-fi obsessed werewolf, jealous Goddesses, a pregnant Gorgon and they aren't even the main characters. Petra is a brave dedicated doctor, her love life is a cra
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Shelley
*Source* NetGalley
*Genre* Fantasy / Paranormal
*Rating* 3.5-4

*Thoughts*

The Transylvania Twist is the second installment in author Angie Fox's Monster M*A*S*H series. The Monster MASH series takes place in and around a paranormal MASH unit during a seemingly endless war between the young Gods and older Gods who have been fighting since the fall of Troy. Petra Robichaud and her colleagues at the MASH 3063rd have been drafted until the end of the conflict, or until they die, which is bad for Petra
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Sandee
Feb 08, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I love this trilogy! Petra's new patient is Medusa and she is pregnant. As the MASH unit enjoys a temporary truce Petra first love turns up not only alive but doing well. Petra doesn't have time to deal with all the emotions as they fight to prevent the old gods from using a new and terrible weapon.
The world Angie has created evokes all my memories of the TV show MASH. Characters that are warm and ethical. Relationships that are challenging and supportive. Practical jokes, families far away and
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Mummy's Naughty Corner
Well again we had some good moments. I loved the ghost doctor and then how the dagger kept appearing. I liked Medusa and I can't wait to meet the baby. I feel the Gods have been made out to seem more like office workers just popping up here and there giving orders then disappearing again. I feel the relationship from the first book was pointless. I like Mark and I'm glad they found each other again. ...more
Judy Lewis
Jan 29, 2021 rated it really liked it
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Mary Brown
Jan 29, 2021 rated it really liked it
Synopsis:

A shaky truce. A pregnant Medusa. And a dedicated doctor who keeps legends alive.
Even during a truce, I have my hands full as a MASH surgeon to an army of warring gods—especially when Medusa herself turns up pregnant. I frankly have no idea what to expect when a Gorgon’s expecting, but I have an even bigger problem when my presumed-dead former-fiancé sneaks into my tent with enough emotional baggage to fill a tank.
He’s been fighting for the other side, which technically makes him my ene
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Valerie (Cats Luv Coffee)
I know jumping into a series without reading the previous books is a bit of a no-no in the minds of a lot of bloggers and authors alike but I enjoy the challenge of diving in midstory. I think it says more about an author’s ability to carry the story and get the reader involved if you are still able to follow the plot without having the backstory. Angie Fox was able to do just that in book #2 of Monster M*A*S*H. While the reading of the first book would obviously have given me more detail, it’s ...more
Ashley (Red-Haired Ash Reads)
Series: The Monster MASH #2
Rating: 3 stars - I liked it

FYI this book was originally published under the title, Immortally Embraced.

Even during a truce, Petra has her hands full as a MASH surgeon. She has to deal with a pregnant Medusa, her presumed-dead fiance showing back up, a new prophecy and a potentially deadly weapon being created by the Old Gods.

This was another nonstop action packed adventure for Petra. Just like in the first book, I really enjoyed Petra and her snarky comments. The MAS
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Kelly
Jan 17, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I'm not going to lie, I have no idea how I feel AT ALL about Marc's reappearance. While Petra's life has admittedly been thrown into turmoil (not just by the prophecies, either. Thanks, Galen.), the fact he let her (and his family) believe he's been dead for the last 10 years is a hard one for me to work my head around. Plus, I liked Galen. You know, right up until he started making decisions for her.

Nobody's perfect, I guess.

Anywho. There's more prophetic mayhem making the rounds and Petra's sm
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Cris
This second installment of Monster M*A*S*H starts off a few weeks after book 1 with a shaky truce, the MASH 3063rd has become a supernatural clinic, attending a pregnant Medusa. Petra and Galen are still together when he is called back to the action and leaves her high and dry. Devastated, she goes on with her life until she finds a note that leads her to Marc, who is supposed to be dead for the last 10 years. He's been fighting for the other side but needs her to talk to his partner at the lab ...more
Tammy Kenney
Jan 27, 2021 rated it really liked it
Shelves: favorite-authors
This is the 2nd book in the Monster Mash trilogy. The oracles have released new prophecies and it's up to Petra to fulfill them again. Galen has been sent back to the front lines as a mortal this time for the New Gods and a truce has been called at least for now, The Mash unit has been turned into a hospital to treat immortals. Petra's also working on creating an anesthetic that will work on immortals with help from her long thought dead boyfriend Marc who works for the Old Gods army. If that is ...more
Melindeeloo
Feb 10, 2021 rated it really liked it
Back to Limbo, with a cease fire in the war between the old gods and the new gods, Dr Petra Robichaud and her paranormally staffed MASH unit has time for a breather and a change of pace from stitching wounded demigods back together. But of course prophecy has something else in mind for Petra, and her life goes from calm to "interesting" when her "dead" fiancé shows up to rope Petra into a secret mission - and the secret has far reaching consequences for the human world.
I liked Transylvania Twis
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thewoollygeek (tea, cake, crochet & books)
Absolutely overjoyed to be back with these characters, I loved the first book in this series so much, that I was so happy to be approved for this too. I actually enjoyed this book even more than the first, I love how geeky these books are . I love Petra, even if the romance in this book had me worried, where is this going, who does she want, no spoilers read for yourself and I need book 3 now to find out more. Absolutely fantastic writing, addictive and fast paced, full of fun, perfect escapism ...more
Mary Mitchell
Jan 27, 2021 rated it really liked it
I love this series. Petra is still at the MASH unit but with the truce between the Gods it’s a different place. When Medusa comes in for prenatal cate Petra takes the case when others are to scared. One night Mark shows up!! That’s right Mark her supposed dead ex. Mark needs her help. Mark is trying to solve what his former boss was working on. He is worried it’s a weapon of mass destruction. Poor Petra can’t figure out her feelings for Mark but decides she has to help if it will save others.
Anj✨
Feb 20, 2021 rated it liked it
The Transylvania Twist, sequel to the Monster MASH, is just as fun as the first book! It's a perfect blend of suspense, romance and humor. It was fast paced with a lot of adventure. It takes you on a wild ride that keeps you wanting to know what will happen next. I love the characters especially Petra. She's so snarky!

Overall, this was a fun read filled with unique characters. I can't wait to know what happens next!
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Betty Bonney
Jan 28, 2021 rated it it was amazing
This book is fun, romantic and funny. It’s a very enjoyable read. Angie’s characters make you fall in love with them and really get into the story. Loved this fantasy book!
Dark Faerie Tales
Review courtesy of Dark Faerie Tales.

Quick & Dirty: A fun, dark and humorous novel. The main character has a few annoying flaws but don’t let that deter you from enjoying this novel.

Opening Sentence: Medusa, serpent-goddess, executioner of men, scourge of Kisthene’s plain, stabbed a clawed finger in my direction.

The Review:

Petra finds herself taking advantage of the peace surrounding her camp after the “cease-fire” to the war. The camp has transformed the hospital from just solely being a trauma
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Stephanie
Mar 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Serendipity and Surprises! IMMORTALLY EMBRACED by ANGIE FOX
ORIGINAL POST at Fangs, Wands and Fairy Dust
http://fangswandsandfairydust.blogspo...

Immortally Embraced

by Angie Fox
Macmillan
mass-market paperback/Ebook
February 26, 2013
304 pages
Book sent by author for review. No remuneration was exchanged and all opinions expressed herein are my own unless otherwise noted.

IMMORTALLY EMBRACED picks up a few months after Angie Fox’ s IMMORTALLY YOURS (REVIEW). Peace, in the form of a cease fire, has arrive
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Shonna
Mar 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Petra, also known as Dr. Robichaud, part human, part fairy, is drafted to a M*A*S*H unit into an unknown realm called limbo for a war between the new and old gods. With the future of earth hanging in the balance, hiding her ability to see the dead, is only the beginning of a long list of problems she deals with on a daily basis. Hoping to relax a little with the temporary cease-fire, Petra could not have been more wrong with the series of events she faces in her new life.

Marc, a dragon shifter,
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Mary Gramlich
Feb 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love and life always come with risks, but some may be too high

Dr. Petra Robichaud is living in a supernatural world serving as a healer to soldiers that are wounded and need saving from the scars of battle. There is a war being waged between two forces that see their end as right and just with no sign of either side giving in or considering a truce. Petra has already lost one lover to the ravages of war and her current amore’ just told her he is shipping out, they are breaking up with no plans t
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Josette Reuel
Feb 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a unique series about a MASH unit during a war between gods. Can one mortal 1/2 fairy and a demi-god make a difference in the course of the war while finding love?

One of my favorite TV shows as a kid was MASH. I loved watching the re-runs that played on my local station. Reading this book brought back happy childhood memories. As for this book, it has some great characters along with a unique storyline. Steam and laughs abound as we follow the heroine through the prophecies that herald a
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Kameron
Apr 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I have been a huge fan of Angie ever since I stumbled across her Demon Slayer series, which by the way are wicked good books. Check them out!

The second installment in the new series, sequel to Immortally Yours, has everything Angie's fans have come to love about her writing/stories - humor, sexiness, and action. She's highly creative with her characters and plots. Example - a pregnant Medusa. Yeah, wrap your head around that one. :)

Since I'm not one for spoilers, I won't say WHO is keeping Petra
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Alaina Lang
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Morwa Pal
Apr 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Get ready for the best steamy sex scenes this side of Hades because Angie Fox does not disappoint. In Immortally Embraced, the second in Fox’s Monster MASH series, Dr. Petra Robichaud’s heart is broken when Demi God Commander Galen of Delphi is sent back to war on a classified mission. Just when Petra thinks the gods have damned her for eternity, her long lost love, Marc, returns, ten years after Petra thought he was dead. When Marc asks Petra for a favor – sneak into enemy territory and communi ...more
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