Saturday, November 12, 2011
by Sherrilyn Kenyon
The Chronicles of Nick, book two
Nick Gautier’s day just keeps getting better and better. Yeah, he survived the zombie attacks, only to wake up and find himself enslaved to a world of shapeshifters and demons out to claim his soul.
His new principal thinks he’s even more of a hoodlum than the last one, his coach is trying to recruit him to things he can’t even mention and the girl he’s not seeing, but is, has secrets that terrify him.
But more than that, he’s being groomed by the darkest of powers and if he doesn’t learn how to raise the dead by the end of the week, he will become one of them... (description from Amazon.com)
Now that I've gotten past the idea that Nick's timeline in this series is very different from that which had begun in the original adult Dark Hunters series, I was able to jump enthusiastically in with both feet. I love Nick's wry sense of humor and how dedicated he is to doing the right thing and always protecting his mother. He really is a great boy that has no idea what horrors the future could hold for him...
After dealing with zombies in Infinity, now poor Nick must deal with being hunted by demons. I loved trying to figure out before Nick who was a demon, what type they might be, and whether or not they were on Nick's side or not. I loved that we got to see more of Simi and learn her part, quite funny, too, if you knew the relationship that they have in the adult books. LOL.
As Nick unknowingly fights to save his soul and keep from destroying the world, those around him try to help in every way they can...some not even knowing what the end results might be... I cannot wait to see what else happens to poor Nick.