I received this book for free from Author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.No More Black Magic by A. L. Kessler
Genres: Paranormal, Urban Fantasy
Published by Author Pages: 210
Explosions, body parts, and black magic are all part of Abby Collins’ typical day. As the top Paranormal Investigation Bureau agent, she only gets the best cases, but when the Cult of Ra comes to play she might be in over her head. Finding a murderer while up against a hex, an overprotective coven, and a stubborn werewolf reminds her that nothing in the paranormal world is easy. As the death toll rises and a decades old crime, linked to Abby, is uncovered, disturbing information is brought to light. Abby must unlock an ancient language steeped in black magic to uncover the truth before the murderer comes for her.
No More Black Magic is about a witch with a lot of power and people wanting to kill her. She works for the Vampire that has cared for her since her parents dies, but she also works for the State or Paranormal Investigation Bureau.
She gets in on a case where this is just an arm, then a hex almost kills her. Things are connecting and it seems like it could be related to something her father did. She is determined to find the killer even if it kills her, but she has a vampire and a werewolf looking out for her so if they can’t protect her nothing can..lol.
Abby is pretty cool, she is a very powerful witch and doesn’t know exactly how to control it, even vampires and werewolves are afraid of her. Her own coven doesn’t like her, but at least they are willing to help when she gets in a bit a trouble. Abby is really spunky and some times doesn’t know when to stop for her own good and this can be a good and bad thing.
Levi is the vampire who took Abby in and raised her after her parents died. He is very brooding and a bit mysterious and you really don’t get a lot of back story on him so maybe in the books to come we will. Right now I am not sure if I like him or not, I ma not sure if I like how he uses Abby to do his dirty work, Ruling vamp or not.
Simon, the werewolf and potential love interest. He keeps asking Abby out and she keeps turning him down. Levi wants to put them together but Abby is kind of a loner. She does break down and go out for drinks but she is still pretty hesitant. If he looks anything like this picture I am saying GO FOR IT..lol. Simon is a pretty nice guy but again we don’t get a lot of backstory with him either but I do know that I like him more than Levi.
Nick, I am not sure what to think about him. He could be a potential love interest as he has shone some interest but I am not sure if Abby completely trust him. I don’t trust him and just don’t know enough about him to know what I think. I am sure we will get more about him in the next story as it seems he is going to be a big part of Abby’s life whether she wants it or not.
If you like urban fantasy type books then you might like No More Black Magic so give it a try! 🙂
About the author:
A.L. Kessler is a paranormal romance, urban fantasy and steampunk author residing in Colorado Springs. Since she was a teenager she’s loved weaving stories and spinning tales. When she’s not at the beck-and-call of the Lord and Lady of the House, two black cats by the names of Jynx and Sophie, training a playful puppy named Zelda, playing with her daughter, or killing creepers and mining all the things with her husband, she’s either reading, participating in NaNoWriMo, or writing in her Blog Writing Rambles.
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