Sunday, May 5, 2013

How Afraid Are You To Die?

In a world where vampires have taken control over society, humans are divided into two groups--the Registered and the Unregistered. Registered humans are required to attend a bloodletting once a month in order to feed their vampiric masters. Unregistered humans are free from the obligation to "donate," but the freedom comes with a price; while Registered humans are provided with food cards, Unregistered humans are not, and the penalty for stealing food is death.

This is the world Allison Sekemoto survives in Julie Kagawa's The Immortal Rules. She lives on the edge of the city of New Covington in the slums, scrounging for food and trying to avoid becoming a vampire's prey. She vows that she'll never be anything like the soulless monsters that treat her species like cattle, but when a food raid goes terribly wrong and Allie is left dying in the street, she must make a choice--she can either die for good, or wake up again as the very demon she despises.

The Immortal Rules is the first book in the Blood of Eden series. This is no ordinary paranormal tale--it's shocking and scary, with some seriously bloody scenes. If you like your vampires monstrous and your dystopia bleak, then Allison's story is going to be quite the thrill ride. If you want to see where Kagawa takes the story next, it continues in The Eternity Cure.

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