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Book Review: Balthazar (Evernight #5) by Claudia Gray



Synopsis:
For hundreds of years, the vampire Balthazar has been alone-without allies, without love.When Balthazar agrees to help Skye Tierney, a human girl who once attended Evernight Academy, he has no idea how dangerous it will be. Skye's newfound psychic powers have caught the attention of Redgrave, the cruel, seductive master vampire responsible for murdering Balthazar and his family four centuries ago. Now Redgrave plans to use Skye's powers for his own evil purposes.
Balthazar will do whatever it takes to stop Redgrave and exact his long-awaited revenge against his killer. As Skye and Balthazar stand together to fight him, they grow closer-first unwillingly, then undeniably. Balthazar realizes his lonely world could finally be changed by her. . . .


ABOUT CLAUDIA GRAY:
Claudia Gray is not my real name. I didn't choose a pseudonym because my real name is unpleasant (it isn't), because I'd always dreamed of calling myself this (I haven't) or even because I'm hiding from the remnants of that international diamond-smuggling cartel I smashed in 2003 (Interpol has taken care of them). In short, I took a pseudonym for no real reason whatsoever. Sometimes this is actually the best reason to do things.

I live in New Orleans. So far, in life, I've been a disc jockey, a lawyer, a journalist and an extremely bad waitress, just to name a few. I especially like to spend time traveling, hiking, reading and listening to music. More than anything else, I enjoy writing.

My Review:
I loved the world she created and even though it doesn't follow Lucas and Bianca I still fell in love with Balthazar and Sky. Balthazar was funny being an older vampire who has seen a lot and then having to deal with his feelings toward Sky sure brought out his young teenage self. I liked Sky as a ya female character she is strong and determined. The plot is a little slow in section and I knew how the book would end, but I still enjoyed the read!

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