Review: Vampire State of Mind – Jane Lovering

Vampire state of mind

Jessica Grant knows vampires only too well. She runs the York Council tracker programme making sure that Otherworlders are all where they should be, keeps the filing in order and drinks far too much coffee. To Jess, vampires are annoying and arrogant and far too sexy for their own good, particularly her ex-colleague Sil, who’s now in charge of Otherworld York. But when a demon turns up and threatens not just Jess but the whole world order, she and Sil are forced to work together, and when Jess turns out to be the key to saving the world it puts a very different slant on their relationship. The stakes are high. They are also very, very pointy and Jess isn’t afraid to use them, even on the vampire that she’s rather afraid she s falling in love with..
My thoughts:
I do not which genre to put on this, perhaps cos it just feels very British, and then the UF or PNR labels does not work. It’s more than just that. It’s more gritty, more real, less pretty. If you compare Brit tv vs US tv you know what I am talking about. It’s a paranormal book with a bit of action and romance, Brit style.
The heroine Jessica can kick ass (but she is not a katana wielding clone.) She tracks down otherworlders who has moved out of the area they should stay in. She has a crappy lovelife and wonders about the guy she can’t forget.
Sil, the one we soon understand is the guy she can’t forget is a powerful vampire from the area. The vamps are all very pretty and stylish. But still they are different. The whole vampire comes to be after you have been infected and a demon lays it’s seed in you and a baby demon hatches in your belly..yup not pretty at all. For that the vampires were different and I liked it. They feed off sex, blood and emotions.
There are other beings too, and the whole reason they are here are because of a portal that was opened and closed. Another thing that works since it changed the whole world. No world wars, but plenty of human vs beings wars.
Conclusion:
A different sort of paranormal book. The usual ingredients are there, but the taste is just more, lol, British 😉 Not your usual kind of PNR UF.
Cover:
Not a fan of the face there

Genre: Paranormal
Pages: 288
Published: August 7th by Choc Lit
Source: For review
Kindle UK / Kindle US

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60 thoughts on “Review: Vampire State of Mind – Jane Lovering

  1. Aurian says:

    Thanks for this one, a new author for me, and I like how this sounds. I do prefer British murder mystery series to the American violent ones.

  2. Aurian says:

    Thanks for this one, a new author for me, and I like how this sounds. I do prefer British murder mystery series to the American violent ones.

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