7 Responses to “Dead Man Rising by Lilith Saintcrow…”

  1. Jane July 14, 2006 at 10:05 AM #

    I couldn’t get into the first book because of what happened to the male lead and from what I have read of reviews of the second, it seems a bit more of the same. I know this is an irrational prejudice, but I am so ingrained in romancelandia that I can’t get buy into the sacrifice of characters for the good of the plot.

  2. Nicole July 14, 2006 at 2:38 PM #

    Jane Jane Jane, if that was your problem, read the second book. Read it.

    And if that bothered you, you must have finished at least most of the first book, cuz doesn’t that happen towards the very end?

  3. Annmarie A July 14, 2006 at 5:34 PM #

    I too offered to bear Lilith’s children. Joy warned me that I should only offer that to REALLY good authors. I assured her, Lilith is worthy.

    But I am consumed with jealousy that you have the second book before me. I may not recover.

    :cry:

  4. Jane July 15, 2006 at 12:14 AM #

    Nicole, you are so right. Its not that i couldn’t get into it, it was that I was so upset at the end. And I read your review of the new book and you say that more tortuous things happen to the characters in the new book. I don’t know if my tender little heart can handle that kind of ending and torture. :( I’ll thnk about it between now and September.

  5. Erin the Innocent July 16, 2006 at 10:38 PM #

    I’m jealous! I can’t wait to read this one :)

  6. dani February 16, 2007 at 8:37 PM #

    :cheer: i haven’t actually read this one. my library doesn’t have it and can’t order it in forme!! its not fair cos i loved working for the devil!

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