Overall, the series was interesting but in the end just not my genre or style. I thought the plot dragged quite a bit in places. It really only seemed to pick up some pace and drive in the final fourth of the book. Then I felt like things were coming together and the resolution was satisfying even if a little corny.
Tag - Paranormal romance
Cover reveal and excerpt: ‘The Book of Life’ by Deborah Harkness (my review of A Discovery of Witches)
I read the first book in this trilogy, Blood, a couple of years ago and had mixed feelings. Being a little OCD about series (particularly from authors I enjoy) I decided I should read the second book as well. Alchemy, picks up basically where Blood left off: In the thirteenth century, William, heir to the Earl of Mercia, was attacked and turned into a vampire. For 750 years, Will has spent his life in the shadows. Until he met Eloise. Together, Will and Eloise must destroy an ancient evil...