Blood Rights : House of Comarre: Book 1, Paperback Book

Blood Rights : House of Comarre: Book 1 Paperback

Part of the House of Comarre series

3.5 out of 5 (9 ratings)

Description

Born into a life of secrets and service, Chrysabelle's body bears the telltale marks of a comarre - a special race of humans bred to feed vampire nobility and control their hungers.

When her patron is murdered, she becomes the prime suspect, which sends her running into the darkness of the mortal world . . . and into the arms of Malkolm, an outcast vampire cursed to kill every being from whom he drinks.Chrysabelle's secrets, though, are about to put her life - and those around her - in even greater jeopardy.

She possesses a powerful ring, the key to unlocking an ancient prophecy destined to merge the mortal and supernatural worlds.

A chaos unlike anything anyone has ever seen threatens to reign unless she and Malkolm can stop the noble vampire behind the merciless plot.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Fantasy
  • ISBN: 9781841499697

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3.5

Others have said it before but I have to add to the chorus of people exclaiming about the beauty of the cover art. It's amazing and full of wow!Chrysabelle is a Comarré. A race of humans bread to feed vampires, in fact they have to bloodlet or they start to get ill, so it's a mutually beneficial situation. The Vampire feeding from them gives them longer lives, they are beautiful and prized. When Chrysabelle's master is murdered she's the prime suspect so she flees to an "aunt" for help. This eventually leads her into the hands of Malkolm a vampire outcast who has serious problems.Together they have to try to save the world.Set in the near future this has potential. A lot of the first book was involved with setting up the characters, exploring some of the secrets in their world and creating an interesting world. I'm looking forward to reading the rest in the series but not the lack of sleep.The cover is actually text appropriate and beautiful.

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The book started a little confusing for me- it wasn't at all what I expected (really my fault since I picked the book simply for its cover and didn't bother to actually READ the summary ha ha!). It is about vampires- but it is much more geisha girl meets Buffy the Vampire slayer than Twilight or Blue Bloods. The story is set in the not so distant future and revolves around one girl who is a fugitive blamed for the murder of her patron. The books starts right in with action and doesn't bother with explaining much to the reader. I enjoyed the pace of this book and my confusion about what was going on ended about a third of the way into the book. The pacing of this book was brutal- I never wanted to put it down! It was exciting, passionate, and everything a good vampire novel should be. I will admit- I spent some time wondering if this was meant to be published as a young adult novel or an adult fantasy novel. By the time I was done reading though- I noticed for all the passionate buildup- nothing happened between the two characters. (Tricky author, making me come back for more!) Anyone who loves Buffy, a good fantasy story, or vampires will enjoy this story. It also had the same feel of Cassandra Clare's novels (which is a great compliment from me- she is one of my favorite authors!) So- go check this story out!

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4

The book started a little confusing for me- it wasn't at all what I expected (really my fault since I picked the book simply for its cover and didn't bother to actually READ the summary ha ha!). It is about vampires- but it is much more geisha girl meets Buffy the Vampire slayer than Twilight or Blue Bloods. The story is set in the not so distant future and revolves around one girl who is a fugitive blamed for the murder of her patron. The books starts right in with action and doesn't bother with explaining much to the reader. I enjoyed the pace of this book and my confusion about what was going on ended about a third of the way into the book. The pacing of this book was brutal- I never wanted to put it down! It was exciting, passionate, and everything a good vampire novel should be. I will admit- I spent some time wondering if this was meant to be published as a young adult novel or an adult fantasy novel. By the time I was done reading though- I noticed for all the passionate buildup- nothing happened between the two characters. (Tricky author, making me come back for more!) Anyone who loves Buffy, a good fantasy story, or vampires will enjoy this story. It also had the same feel of Cassandra Clare's novels (which is a great compliment from me- she is one of my favorite authors!) So- go check this story out!

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4

OK not much in to vampires but having said that I loved this book....the paranormal part I felt was the icing on the cake so to speak...it lead you on a very interesting journey and was a good old fashioned who done it...I defiantly will be reading more of these.

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5

What can I say that hasn't been said already about this novel? It is amazing, and that is coming from someone who truly doesn't like to read vampire novels. The thing I loved about this book was that it wasn't centered around the vampires as much as it centered around the Comarre, even though the Comarre serve the vampires. The characterization, the world-buildling, the descriptions, and the relationships where all top notch.

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