- Publisher: Entangled Select
- Format: Paperback | 300 pages
- Dimensions: 136mm x 206mm x 26mm | 360g
- Publication date: 26 November 2013
- Publication City/Country: Fort Collins
- ISBN 10: 1622660455
- ISBN 13: 9781622660452
- Sales rank: 911,786
In Black Widow Demon by Paula Altenburg, passionate and headstrong, half-demon Raven is nearly executed on the orders of her fundamentalist stepfather. She escapes from the burning stake using the gifts of her otherworldly heritage and the help of a mortal stranger named Blade. Now she's set on revenge, and only quiet, intense Blade stands in her way. A retired assassin weary of the weight of his past, Blade has crossed the desert to seek out a new life. His journey is interrupted when his conscience demands he help Raven find an old friend who can help her. Saving her from her need for revenge and delivering her into the hands of loved ones means he's one step closer to redemption. But as Blade's sense of duty becomes something more and threats, both mortal and immortal, stalk the woman he can't abandon, he could very well fall back into the life he's trying so hard to escape.
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Paula Altenburg lives in rural Nova Scotia, Canada, with her husband and two sons. Once a manager in the aerospace industry, she now enjoys the luxury of working from home and writing full-time. Paula also co-authors paranormal romance novels under the pseudonym Taylor Keating.
By Eva Millien 26 Nov 2013
The second book in the Demon Outlaws series is an action filled, intriguing and unique read.
Blade, a retired assassin has crossed the desert to seek a new life but his sense of duty interferes with his plans when he comes across Raven who is nearly executed at the hands of her stepfather, for being half demon. SheÃ¢??s passionate and headstrong and set on revenge, so Blade could very fall back into the life he was trying to leave behind as both immortals and mortals stalk the woman he canÃ¢??t abandon.
This steady to fast paced plot comes to life with vivid imagery and strong compelling characters. The unique world brings intriguing characters and a fascinating setting with lots of suspense and surprises along the way that grabs the readerÃ¢??s attention and doesnÃ¢??t let go.
The romance between Blade and Raven has sparks flying from the pages and the author conveys the gauntlet of emotions involved in their journey with an intensity that has the reader feeling as if they are part of the story. The supporting characters are engaging so real like that the reader can easily relate to them and even the enemies invoke the readerÃ¢??s emotions inciting an urge to inflict lots of pain.
The author has created a fantastic fantasy world of demons and magic that kind of has a cross between an old west setting and a post apocalyptic setting that gives a unique feel to the story. If you love books that deal with the eternal good vs. evil struggle, characters that bewitch your imagination, then this book is for you. I havenÃ¢??t read the first book yet, but I will definitely be reading it and waiting impatiently for the final book in this trilogy.
Praise for "The Demon's Daughter" ""The Demon's Daughter" crackles with originality and high-stakes adventure. Paula Altenburg swiftly ensnares her readers in her gripping new series!" -- Deborah Hale, award-winning author of "The Wizard's Ward"