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Ll in the room next to her s just to get as close to her as to get as close to her as He the man who could touch her and got her to eatand she the only one not intimidated by his mean bully tactics She tells him to sit down and shut up when he get s out of hand And when he is trying to scare her she is like Pffftyeah what ever uote You re getting dangerously close to pissing me off He warned Her chin rose an inch You don t scare me Madoc responds No guess that ust proves how soft in the head you really are Shannon K Butcher Living Nightmare I originally read this in April of 2011 and loved it thenbut with "MY RE READ OF THE SERIES "re read of the series feel as though I am getting so much out of this story this timeMadoc is one of the Theronai or immortal warriors from a race of people who are protecting humans from the Synestryn or demons who wish to conuer humankind and make them their food source He is also one of the oldest who is close to losing his soul He is grumpy a bully and cantankerous Nika is the sister of another Theronai mate Andrawho shares her mind with a high functioning level of synestryn and has been dying from this connection over the last two books She spent 9 years in mental hospitals as humans tried to diagnose her problemsAlthough they have spent months drawn to each otherNika chasing Madoc and he running from herthey come together in this book and it is like fireworks when that happensThere are plot twists regarding the Sanguiniers and their Project Lullaby They continue to scare the heck out of methey are so uietly plotting and yet they are likeable and interesting Logan get s called back and we know he is the subject of the next book Oh and we find out that Nika was view spoilerright in her belief that Tori the third sister is alive and being captive in the caves with a Synestryn Lord Zillah He has in fact impregnated herto make some babies which are able to hide among humans as they look so much like them and can be trained as a minion of the Synestrynif all else fails they are food Iain is out killing these monstrosities who look like human babiesimagine doing that He is the meanest and nastiest and perfect for the Giving the Body Its Due joboh and Notice how similar Project Lullaby is hide spoiler My favorite in the series so far I can t believe it took me so long to read this one because I love Madoc so much and have since the first time we met him He didn t let me down in this one His love for Nika was so powerful and I figured out what was stopping them from connecting almost the second it was mentioned I enjoyed Nika taking charge of her life and refusing to stop trying to help her sister There were a few deaths in this one and I m not particularly sad about them I am tore up about Grace and Torr though I can t believe the author would make us fall in love with them and then torture us this way I wonder if they will get their own book or continue to be in the background of everyone else In my opinion they re the strongest part of the series to this point I love Logan and am looking forward to his book nextit will be nice to see a whole book from a Sanguinar point of view Maura and Sybil continue to intrigue me Jackie it seems is compatible with a variety of different men which should be fun and I can t wait to see who Tori ends up with Best book of the series thus far And better yet it has built expectation for future books I loved Nika even than Madoc which is saying something Nika might seem frail and in need of protection but she is a tough little woman Just the woman for Madoc I loved the symbiosis of their relationship Their relationship wasn t about one taking too much from the other but an eual exchange between them both I liked how things worked out with Madoc s lifemark and his dire situation as far as his soul I loved the fact that Nika wasn t willing to give up on him And her determination paid off beautifully for them both Nika managed to be a determined stubborn heroine without ever being annoying about it Sheust didn t give up on what was important to her and that was a good thing I was glad she powered through all those obstacles that stood between her and Madoc and finding her lost sister Tori Now you need to know I loved me some Madoc He s adorably fierce and grumpy but so marshmallow for Nika Just the way I like my heroes It should be interesting to see how Madoc progresses as a character since he will now be happily bonded Looking forward to itCan I say that the Sanguinars have me the most intrigued I love me some Tynan He is a brilliant mix of cunning beauty intelligence and manipulative nature He reminds me of an Anne Stuart hero That s a great complement I like Logan too The part near the end with the kids had me all warm and fuzzy I like the whole. R returned leaving Nika alone to rescue a sister everyone else believes is deadMadoc swore to himself he would never enter Dabyr again For his soul is nearly dead and he fears what he might do to those he's sworn to protect especially Nika If he accompa. Madoc is a warrior on the brink of losing HIS SOUL DRAWN INEXPLICABLY TO A FRAGILE WOMAN WHO soul Drawn inexplicably to a fragile woman who not his mate he fights his attraction his soul Drawn inexplicably to a fragile woman who is not his mate he fights his attraction Nika by keeping his distance and works only to save her from the demons who have haunted her mind and have left her first comatose and then for awhile nearly insane But Nika is much better now and she s fighting to leave that fragile woman behind And it is Nika s strength and determination that will allow her to stand up for what she believes against Madoc and the rest of the Sentinels and to fight for not only Madoc s salvation but "also to save the sister everyone else has given up for "to save the sister everyone else has given up for I have been anticipating Madoc s redemptionsalvation and was happy to seeing how things played out between him and Nika There is Hilla Rebay just something about a tough bad boy warrior who has a soft spot for the one woman who makes him want to be than he is and makes him want to have than he feels he deserves On the whole I enjoyed Nika and Madoc s relationship but there is one scene which comes pretty close to crossing a line and it is only Nika s opinion of the event which we see after and not during that keeps it from being something else entirely I liked Living Nightmare but it is definitely not a story for those new to the series With multiple threads and four or five stories going on in addition to the main romance Living Nightmare was really an ensemble piece and most all of the characters and the set ups for their vignettes were done in previous books One thread with Grace whose hopeless relationship with the crippled warrior Torr has been has been an intriguing subplot for several books offers some poignant moments here But for readers who have been following the series all of those threads mean that we finally get answers to some of the mysteries in the Sentinel world includingust what the Sanguinar vampirehealers are up to and why the seer twins are stuck in childhood Despite the challenge for new readers the good thing about having all those irons in the fire is that it is clear that Butcher is going to be able to keep the series going for uite a while and she has again left me anticipating the next installment Blood Hunt which is Sanguinar Logan s book I am really happy to get his story but hopefully there will also be at least a small glimpse what happens next to Grace and Torr It s going to be hard to wait until summer of 2011 I rarely give out 5 starsSECOND HALF OF THIS BOOK EARNED THE FIVE FREAKIN STARSI was left at WOWLiving Nightmare s featured couple Madoc and Nika Madoc and Nika came into the picture a while back in book 2 and have been making appearances since then Nika was attacked as a child by Synestryns who consumed her blood and by doing so they carried a piece of her mind in each of them Needless to say Nika s mind was shattered she was traumatized and everyone thinks she s crazy I mentioned in one of my earlier reviews that I felt Nika wa After the disappointment of the previous installment this book was fantasticNika although not physically strong is strong in character Madoc although physically strong is dying Together they are each others salvation I much preferred Nika in this book to previous heroines because she wasn t thrust into a world she didn t understand or want Her outlook towards her situation was much believable than the girls who came before her The story flowed nicely although I still have many unanswered uestionsI dinged one star for writing style I hate that the author switches to a different scene once you reach a climatic point Makes me skim the scene until we return to the other characters Great installment can t wait to read the next book What an awesome read WoW it is almost hard to know where to start because there was so much info packed into this book If you haven t read any of the other books in the series you might be lost At the heart of the story is the romance of Nika and Madoc SB also set us up with several couples over the next several books but I feel like she may be moving away slightly from the Sentinels to bring some variety to the line ust my gu 5 StarsThis is one of my favorite books of all time I love this series but I think that after the first three books the author really ramped it up in this oneBut to be honest I became interested in Madoc and Nika right from book twoI wanted to skip over everything to get to them There was some special kind of magic between them They both were sort of outsiders who came up on the short end of the stick most of the timeyou know tortured and yet I couldn t help rooting for them There is such a pull between them I remember in former books Nika begging for Madoc who was not trusted to be hear her and he laying his cheek on the wa. For nine years Nika has had one goal to save her younger sister from the Synestryn who hold her captive Now the psychic bond Nika forged with her sibling is fading and time is running out But the one man who can unlock the power inside her left and neve. ,

review Living Nightmare Sentinel Wars #4


Living Nightmare Sentinel Wars #4Sanginar angle and it makes me "so eager to keep reading see what they have up their sleevesThe secondary storylines as "eager to keep reading to see what they have up sleevesThe secondary storylines as were compelling Some made me sad and some very hopeful But all curious about what happens next There is a lot of intensity anguish and suffering in these books I don t feel any sense of disconnection when I read which is a very good thing I love how Ms Butcher builds excitement for the following books without making it into annoying cliffhangers Those drive me crazy It s of an Oh can t wait for the next book rather than shaking one s fist and spewing bad language out of frustrationIt s official I ve found another addictive highly explosive paranormal series to follow Works for me I m dnf ing this about halfway through It s been a while since I read book 3 and I think that hurt my perception of the series Although to be honest the others were good but they weren t GREAT Madoc and Nika ust don t seem to fit together and I don t feel the chemistry that should be there Sadly I think I m going to give up this seriesUber talented author Designing for Magazines just not for me I would recommend her Delta Force series though I don t want to go into too much detail on this review for a couple reasons Mostly because I received it as an ARC and since it s a new release I ll try not to put spoilers in my reviewSoothat being said I really had a hard time putting this book downIt wasam packed with a ton of action It began with Nika trying to dig up the bones of her sister Tori Tori was taken by the s gath demons the night Nika was infected by the demons Nika has a tenuous telepathic connection with her younger sister but since she s still weak and since her mind is shared by the s gath demons who ingested her blood her mind talents are potentially strong but not uite strong enough to help her sister or to stay out of the s gath minds They can call her and use her intelligence to help them hunt Madoc grabs her and saves her from freezing her butt off and she in turn helps him out I won t tell how he he evil laughMadoc has been avoiding Nika but he s been trying to do 2 things 1 destroy as many of the demons as he can to give Nika slivers of her mind back And 2 his last leaf has fallen from his tree and his soul will die soon so he s trying to hide that He s had a few leaves tattooed back on his bare tree and he has a magical ring that will slow the descent of his last leafWell I won t spoil what else that ring is doing to Madoc but it s great when Nika takes it off himI m really super intrigued as to what will happen with a bunch of the characters we ve been introduced to and I was so surprised at what Gilda did she did a lot of things that even in theory weren t good ideas Wow for being a leader she s got some dark secrets The lifting of the vow so her daughters will grow up was well done and sad at the same time I Wonder What Will wonder what will with Maura and SibylI got irritated a lot with the shifting points of view it got annoying to get every single character s pov Andra and Paul s little bit was unnecessary it could have been done differently but it was nice to see previous characters I got incredibly intrigued at what the Sanguinar vampires are doing by playing matchmaker with people who are compatible enough to have a baby of the Sentinel s kind From what I can gather the Sanguinar are slowly starving to death I m not sure why they don t take human blood but they are hungry constantly weak and when they do get Theronai blood they are powerfulMoving on Nika and Madoc are a great pair and I loved watching Nika pursue him I ust wanted to smack Madoc in the back of the head for ignoring the obvious But I hated how they were for the second half of the book They weren t as close as I d hoped and Nika became fixated on saving Tori I get that she had been already and that it needed to be done but she wasn t strong enough nor was she thinking with her head It drove me nuts I hate seeing characters ignore common senseI liked the ending even though it was slightly open ended and I am super excited for the next book It s about Logan a Sanguinar see review on I have salivated for Nika s story and this one delivered in a big way So many twists in the over all plot I wish I d bought this in paperback however and not on my nook only because I like to go back and read some of the side stories over before the next book begins and this one has a lot of them So fair warning But my local store didn t have the paperback and I HAD to read this ASAP This one was right up there with Burning Alive my favorite in the series I really can t say much without giving things away but I will say that anyone who loves paranormal romance that isn t reading this series is seriously missing ou. Nies her into the Synestryn realm his forbidden desire for her may unleash the savage monster within him But Nika's need to rescue her sister soon becomes intertwined with her passion for Madoc while the a key to victory in the war may be within her rea. ,

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