Series: The Hollows #12
Published by Harper Voyager on February 25, 2014
Genres: Adult SFF, Urban Fantasy
My Reviews in this series: A Perfect Blood, Ever After, The Witch With No Name
Witch and day-walking demon Rachel Morgan has managed to save the demonic ever after from shrinking, but at a high cost. Now strange magic is attacking Cincinnati and the Hollows, causing spells to backfire or go horribly wrong, and the truce between the races, between Inderlander and human, is shattering.
Rachel must stop the occurrences before the undead vampire masters who keep the rest of the undead under control are lost and it becomes all-out supernatural war. However, the only way to do so is through the ancient elven wild magic, which carries its own perils.
The Undead Pool, book 12 in Kim Harrison’s Hollows series, just about rocked my sucks off! As a long time fan I am extremely looking forward to and yet dreading the end. I have to say right now if this were to be the last book I would walk away with a big cat got the cream smile on my face. Fortunately, this isn’t the end! So all we can do is wait in happy torment for the last book! Luckily this one ends on a great stopping point such that we won’t be aggravated while waiting for that final book. The Undead Pool leaves us readers in a perfect spot, as I think pretty much all of the books have. That is one thing I have got to give to Harrison, I never felt like she employed the cliffhanger tactic. You go girl, you know how to get it done!
Tempt me, Tease me, You do everything to please me!
– Exactly! Oh the romantic tension! All I could think about was, how long I’ve wanted and waited for this! What the hell took you so long! Oh but the wait made it all the more delicious, all the more satisfying, just this side of painfully exquisite! I can only say I’ve been hoping for years that this is where Rachel was headed romantically, and I hope I’m not alone in how excited I was over these developments.
Growing up is hard to do.
– Seriously, we’ve seen Rachel come a long, long way over the years. There were times when I felt she trapped in her own bad habits and I just wanted to shake or face palm her..except with a fist. But here I finally saw just how much of a responsible adult she has become. She knows when to ask for help, she knows that not everything revolves around her, and finally she knows when she needs to let go.
What the hell are you waiting for?
– If you haven’t already started this series, then hell you need to jump on this train. We have only one book left before the series ends, don’t let the number of books already in the series scare you. I love that she’s going to end the series with the lucky number 13. The Hollows series and The Undead Pool demands to be read right now! Don’t make me threaten you with paper cuts…