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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Fire Baptized Review


Since the 1970s humans have forced supernaturals to live in caged cities. Silver brands embedded in their foreheads identify them by species: a full moon for Vampires, a crescent moon for Shifters, a pair of wings for Fairies, and the list goes on, for each supernatural species has been tagged and categorized by humans.

Lanore Vesta is marked with a silver X, the brand of Mixbreeds, second-class citizens shunned by society. She stays to herself, revealing her ability to create fire only during emergencies. All she wants to do is graduate college and stop having to steal to survive. But when she stumbles upon a murder in progress, she catches the attention of a supernatural killer. Now all she wants is to stop finding dead bodies in her apartment.

Enlisting help from her Were-cheetah ex-boyfriend Meshack and a new mysterious friend named Zulu, she is steered through the habitat's raunchy nightlife. But their presence sometimes proves to be more burden than help, as they fight for her attention.

While the corpses pile up, and the scent of blood fills the air, Lanore is left wondering: Will she find the psycho or die trying?

My Review

Whoa. This was an amazing, super fast paced supernatural novel. Action, murder, magic and a love triangle all come together with a huge bang in this story. Supernaturals have been confined to a caged habitat surrounded and guarded by the military to keep them from escaping. Lanore is a half demon, half fairie "mixie". There's a lot of tension between the Pure bloods and the Mixies in the habitat. To top that Lanore is unlucky enough to witness a brutal murder, and then becomes a target of the killer. She's determined to catch the killer and gets in a few precarious situations along the way. She's also dealing with feelings for the two men in her life and how they feel about her. That's where the romance comes in, sort of lol. I wouldn't say it's erotica per say, but there are some very strong sexual scenes through out the story. This was a very exciting read and took me very little time to read. I was hooked from page one. Nothing is simple in the habitat and the characters are complex and keep you guessing. There's still more to the story so I'm pretty hyped to see what happens with Lanore and the other characters in book two!

About the author


Kenya Wright always knew she would be famous since the ripe old age of six when she sang the Michael Jackson thriller song in her bathroom mirror. She has tried her hand at many things from enlisting in the Navy for six years as a Persian-Farsi linguist to being a nude model at an art university.

However, writing has been the only constant love in her life. Will she succeed? Of course.

For she has been coined The Urban Fantasy Queen, the Super Iconic Writer of this Age, The Lyrical Genius of Our Generation. Granted, these are all terms coined by her, within the private walls of her bathroom as she still sings the Michael Jackson thriller song.

Kenya Wright currently resides in Miami with her three amazing, overactive children, a supportive, gorgeous husband, and three cool black cats that refuse to stop sleeping on her head at night.


6 comments:

  1. This book sounds really exciting!

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  2. This book sounds awesome! Thanks for the review.

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  3. Sounds interesting! Also, I used to sing Thriller in front of the mirror too ;)

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  4. Interesting! Sounds almost like a sci-fi/fantasy mix. There's a word for that particular genre, but I can't remember what it is off the top of my head.

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