Armintrout’s bold debut, the first book in a violent vampire series, bares its fangs early, unafraid to spill blood and vital organs from its very first. I’m no coward. I want to make that perfectly clear. But after my life turned into a horror movie, I take fear a lot more seriously now. I finally became Dr. Carrie. Jennifer Armintrout (born July 11, ) is an American author best known for a series of urban Bibliography[edit]. Blood Ties series[edit]. The Turning (); Possession (); Ashes To Ashes (); All Souls’ Night ().

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The hero of the story is a vampire called Nathan who is a very likeable character.

Jennifer Armintrout born July 11, is an American author best known for a series of urban fantasy novels known as the Blood Ties series, published by Mira Books.

An attempt on Nathan’s life forces her to make a bargain with Cyrus: Nathan i Blood Ties book one: Hang onto your heart folks. Blood Ties – 2. Retrieved 13 Jan The author did an excellent job with every facet of the story and I can’t wait to get my hands on book two. So now I’m a vampire, and it turns out I have a blood tie to the monster who sired me. May not be today, but a reread is imminent. This book was a fail on so many levels.

Jan 21, Lydia rated it it was ok. The rest of this review has wrmintrout withdrawn due to the changes in Goodreads policy and enforcement.

The Turning (Blood Ties, #1) by Jennifer Armintrout

Drinking blood, living as an immortal demon and being a pawn between two warring vampire factions isn’t exactly how I’d imagined my future.


At a Lightworld royal gala, Queene Ayla announces the betrothal of her daughter, Cerridwen, to a high-ranking councilor. Uma das pequenas grandes surpresas do ano na fantasia urbana publicada em Portugal. Of course the heroine is so incredible everyone falls in love with her on sight, of course there is a love triange, of course she suddenly acquires mad fighting skillz that come literally out of nowhere you just need to let go and let your nature take over and of course there is a blood tie that is used to justify a bunch of inexplicable, illogical and downright despicable behaviour.

I found a plus side to my lousy memory!!!! View all 4 comments. I mean I can get past her daddy issues and uncertain love triangle if the main good guys in this world are vampires who want to voluntarily go extinct for humans.

As a nurse and a germophobe, I can appreciate her revulsion to the whole thing based on the extreme ickiness of blood borne pathogens. However, I ended up being pleasantly surprised by this book. He plays a good baddie throughout and his father – now known as ‘The Soul Eater’ sounds just damn right scary and something you’ll run screaming from in daylight let alone a dark alley Carrie Ames just eight months ago.

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First off, this is not a paranormal romance, contrary to what the cover wants you to think. My biggest beef with the book was the ending. But he only needs a mate, see?

This is completely different from what I am used to reading. You can read why I came to this decision here. Hot, emotionally-retarded, Throbbing vampire love?

Jennifer Armintrout

Feb 26, HJ rated it it was ok. This book had a promising beginning. Though strategically brilliant, the jennfier comes as a shock–to Cerridwen especially. Then I was attacked in the hospital morgue by a vampire.


Unfortunately, the guy dies and so later in her shift Carrie decides to confront her fears and view the body.

I mean her friend is down with blood all over him, the house is on fire and a witch wants to voodoo her but in comes the sex-on-legs roommate and she starts salivating! I liked the way vampires were re-imagined to be more monstrous, very Buffy-esk which I really liked.

All in all I was rather disappointing seeing as I was recommended this book with a high praise Dahlia I had mixed feelings for, but I found I liked her.

Top Authors in Vampires. The truth needed to come out, but it also needed to happen any other way than the way it did. I’m a firm believer that though not intrinsic an author’s behavior has an impact on how I perceive their works. This is a dark urban fantasy with many violent scenes.

This is no sweet, humorous vampire romance.

Indeed Cyrus was a good villain, twisted and manipulative, as well as tortured and yearning to be loved. Books by Jennifer Armintrout. As skeptical as she is, meeting Nathan and his donor, Ziggy, force her to accept the truth: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The author never met a stereotype she didn’t like not just for vampiresand it is just full of sloppy prose like soft carpets that cut the heroine’s skin like razors. And that’s not to mention her repeated tantrum-throwing baggage re: