Review: Twice Bitten – Chloe Neill

Series: Chicagoland vampires #3
Genre: It does not feel like UF anymore so UFR
Pages: 355
Published: 2010
Publisher: Gollancz
Source: Library
Merit, Chicago’s newest vampire, is learning how to play well with others. Other supernaturals, that is. Shapeshifters from across the country are convening in the Windy City, and as a gesture of peace, Master Vampire Ethan Sullivan has offered their leader a very special bodyguard: Merit. Merit is supposed to protect the Alpha, Gabriel Keene—and to spy for the vamps while she’s at it. Oh, and luckily Ethan’s offering some steamy, one-on-one combat training sessions to help her prepare for the mission. 

Merit must accept the assignment, even though she knows that she’ll probably regret it. And she’s not wrong. Someone is gunning for Gabriel Keene, and Merit soon finds herself in the line of fire. She’ll need all the help she can get to track down the would-be assassin, but everywhere she turns, there are rising tensions between supernaturals—not least between her and a certain green-eyed, centuries old master vampire.
My thoughts:
I am going to make this short because everything I hoped this series would be fell apart in this book and right now I am just annoyed for having read it.
I am annoyed at Ethan because he is an arrogant jerk and I can’t see why Merit likes him, cos he is hot? Aye, but he is a jerk and I want to kick him in the crutch. I am annoyed at Merit because she no longer felt kick-ass, she felt weak and she should have known better. I am annoyed at them together because I honestly could not feel the attraction. They like each other a lot..yes but I no longer feel it.
I am annoyed at the tone too, I should be not be. I like it light, but right now it felt like her saying it is a vampire frat house just is too true. No one is acting like adults anymore, they are kids in one big house. It even felt a bit too YA.
As you can see I was not that happy about this book, and still the writing was so much better than other books that have gotten a higher grade from me. But the difference is that I enjoyed those books, while here the word for the day is annoyed and I am sad. If I can’t respect the characters I got nothing left.
*sad reader*
Happy New YEAR I wish you all a great new year and many more good books to read. I am also grateful for all the new bloggers I have met this year, and the old ones that have gotten to know better. My blog would be nothing without you all 😀

31 thoughts on “Review: Twice Bitten – Chloe Neill

  1. Blodeuedd says:

    AnaYou at least made it further than i did. As I feel now I will not tell the library to get book 4. If they get it anyway…damm..I might still read it one dayNaidaI have no idea why but yes I am a sucker for punishment.CherryIt was just something with the tone, and I got the same annoyed feeling that Mead and Cast gave me. Not good at allMaryOne can't always go out with a bang, but at least it was the last one 😉

  2. Yvonne says:

    I haven't started this series yet, but I wanted to. Now I'm not sure. Well, I wasn't going to be reading them any time soon anyway. LOLHappy New Year!

  3. Carole Rae says:

    *pouts* I'm sorry for that your series fall apart. I give you a lot of creds for sticking it out though!Happy New Years and I'm so glad i got to meet you and have your blog in my life. ^.^

  4. Blodeuedd says:

    YvonneSave them for a rainy day, and everyone else do love them..except for book 5….where something happensHostHappy New year :)CaroleI am glad to have met you too 😀 That is the best thing with blogging by far. Meeting fun new people

  5. Blodeuedd says:

    AnaI have heard what happens in …that book….I shall say no more. Sure I am curious but I am also so bloody annoyed still.FVHappy New year :DAye, there seems to be issues at the end of this seriesMelissaHappy new year :DI know the feelingWdebo:)AurianSomething big does happen and so many are not happy

  6. Blodeuedd says:

    JennyAww thank you 🙂 The same to you. I am happy to have met you too.StaciIt annoyed me so much, made me sad :(MissieI did liek book 1, but yes you can see what I felt after this one

  7. A Buckeye Girl Reads says:

    I'm sorry you didn't like this one. I didn't get the YA vibe until Drink Deep, but I see where you are coming from. I'm sorry you didn't like Ethan. ): He was a favorite book boyfriend of mine. (I like heroes who are a bit jerkish. I have issues, lol.)

  8. Blodeuedd says:

    BuckyLol, well each to each own. I on the other hand like brutish alpha male who say mine mine mine! While in reality I would kick their asses to kingdom comeBut I am glad someone else felt the YA vibe too, even if later

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