Series: Secret McQueen #2
Published by Samhain on September 20th 2011
After cheating death twice in one night, confessing her true nature to her werewolf soul mates and being asked to kill one of her closest friends, Secret took a much-needed vacation. By running away.
Now she’s back in town—dragged kicking and screaming—determined to clear Holden Chancery’s name. Right after she finds out what he’s accused of. It shouldn’t be hard—Holden has a habit of using their new and scintillating psychic bond to break into her thoughts and dreams at some very, shall we say, awkward moments.
Just a few things stand in her way: a secretive Tribunal leader, a group of would-be vampire slayers and two werewolf boyfriends who refuse to let her operate in her customary lone-wolf style. Even less amusing are the terrifying creatures that someone is using in an attempt to gain control of the council. Even for this out-of-the-ordinary bounty hunter, it’s a challenge with potentially deadly teeth.
Warning: Contains an ever-plucky heroine with no shortage of weapons, super-hot mind games, an ever-complicated love triangle and one hell of a creepy amusement park
A Bloody Good Secret picks up approximately three months after Something Secret This Way Comes. We find Secret has been living with her Grandmere for those three months, leaving her work and personal lives “on hold”. I won’t go into too many details so that I don’t give away any spoilers from the end of SSTWC. But Secret ran away from her life in NYC in part because of the assignment that the Vampire Council gave her.
After Secret makes her return home from her “holiday”; we get more ass kicking action while she tries to solve the mystery behind the order from the council.
While Secret was away her love life has only gotten more complex. Where in book one it looked like there was going to be a love triangle it now looks like a love square. But I have a feeling that one of the guys will become more than a love interest. Ms. Dean you do weave an excellent web of mystery in your plot lines. I’m looking forward to seeing if my idea about one guy is close to the truth.
I can’t really say too much about A Bloody Good Secret without giving spoilers for the end of the first book so I’ll just tell you that I am loving this series more and more as I read it. And just like when I finished SSTWC I had to pick up A Bloody Good Secret I’m now reading the next book, well it’s actually a novella, Secret Santa.
If you have not checked out Sierra Dean’s book you should do so NOW. They are great and Urban Fantasy fans will love these reads.
After 17 years I've finally finished my BA in English (no I do not want to be a teacher). Before majoring in English I would not have touched anything labeled "classic", but I have enjoyed a few along the way in my college career.
While I hated to read growing up, I am now an avid book reader and audiobook listener. I love rejecting reality one book at a time. I only read fiction within my favorite (at least to date) genres which include: most romance (paranormal, contemporary, D/s, BDSM, M/M)Urban Fantasy, and a few YA (mostly PNR or UF from favorite adult authors, but I'm slowly stepping out of my comfort zone after enjoying a few contemporary YA novels in adolescent literature class I took).