College freshman Claire Danvers has had enough of her nightmarish dorm situation, where the popular girls never let her forget just where she ranks in the school’s social scene: somewhere less than zero.
When Claire heads off-campus, the imposing old house where she finds a room may not be much better. Her new roommates don’t show many signs of life, but they come out fighting when the town’s deepest secrets come crawling out, hungry for fresh blood….
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Maybe not this series, but might try something else from Rachel Caine.
The standard story narration was good, but wasn't fussed on the voices used.
I was mostly bored. Story never seem to get off the ground & just floundered until the end.
This book is a very much meant for young adults and is not like her some of her other more adult orientated series eg the Weather Warden series.
To me some of characters were very immature at times and most of the vampires could be clones. They are not the Cullen's.
Still the book does hold some charm and should appeal to the younger audience or those who remember who the target audience is.
The story ends on a major, major cliffhanger so if you like books to at least tidy up most of the main plot threads be prepared to be disappointed
Aside form all that the narrator does a good job and the story has enough action to keep you involved if you can forgive the above points. which is why i gave it the rating i did because for the audience it is aimed for it hits most of the right buttons for that demographic
just recently Glass Houses: Morganville Vampires, Book 1 became a daily deal as i found out apparently now it has a different narrator it now not available in Australia. This has happened with other series and will not be the last time.
"non-stop vampire action"
Ever wondered what it would be like to live in a town ruled by vampires? For Clair Danvers and her friends, this is a grim reality. Morganville Texus is a town run by vampires, where any human not under the personal protection of a vampire is fair game. Life is a constant struggle to survive. Far from being a vampire romance, this book attempts to paint a portrait of life under vampire rule and Rachel Caine does a splendid job. With four excellent main characters, this book is compulsive reading and the saga is only just beginning.
"Gripping and funny too."
The book has a great story to it . As an adult I loved it and every single one she has done in this series of books. And also shows that bullies don't always win.
"Good easy listening"
This book was a nice easy book to listen too. It has a interesting story line full of twists and turns. It's a teen vampire story but all the same it's a good book to listen too.
Easy listening with a good plot. The character are very interesting and have there own personalities which draw you into the book.
I'm on book six and it's still interesting. The story takes some interesting turns to keep you gripped
"Fabulous and addictive"
Loved this when I read it a few years ago but enjoyed it just as much as a travelling companion too
"a fun story well written and performed"
on par with the print version. a very entertaining story wonderfully performed, A different voice for characters makes it very easy to follow.
what i like best about the story is the originality of it. the characters are really well thought out. the story's slow but interesting which escilades towards the end
the scene i most enjoyed is Claire's first meeting with Amelie. it's a very dark atmosperic scene.
the book can be quite moving when Claire's bullied by Monica and her friends which leads to the story
the story, although slow at times is like a rollercoaster ride, funny, sad and a lot of suspence. i love Rachels writing style, simple but effective. the thought into the characters is top class, and there's some really good characters who Katherine brings across to the audience really well. a really good listen, which i listen to again and again..
"love the book amazing story"
love the book read them myself. thought I do them again but audio. voices on some of the characters could have been better but still worth it
loved it easy to listen to can't wait to listen to the next one hope it's read by the same person
listened to this just finished. it's slow starting and the narrator seems to emphasise words oddly in her tone, I'm not too keen on her, but once the story got going and you get more used to the narrators voice it's a great story! unique and unlike anything I've read or heard. I would recommend it!
this was amazing. it's hard trying to find a reader whose voice isn't annoying as I'm sure most of you will agree however Katherine Did an amazing job. the story line and plot twists were amazing I keep re reading or re listening to the book
"Not quite it"
This book can be said to be well written, but it's not for me. I wasn't keen on the story itself, I found the narration bland and I was unimpressed all around. Just not my type of book,even though I enjoy most of this type o book.
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