Bitter Demons

Posted 15 March 2011 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

Bitter DemonsShadow Demons by Sarra Cannon
Series: Peachville High Demons #3
Published by Dead River Books on 2011-02-24
Genres: Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult
Pages: 186
Source: author | eARC
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From the back cover...

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From the back cover...

So far, life in Peachville has been tough for Harper Madison. She's survived attacks on her life, learned how to control her magic and met the most gorgeous boy with an unbelievable secret. After her latest stunt at Brighton Hospital, life has gotten even more complicated. The Order of Shadows is determined to tighten their control on her life.

When a future Prima from a nearby demon gate comes to town, she and Harper decide to use glamours to switch places at a party. All Harper wants is to have a little fun.

But the night will end in blood.

And Harper will find out the attack was meant for her...

My Review

Sarra Cannon has quickly become one of my favorite authors with her Peachville High Demons series.  Bitter Demons is the third book and the series, and my favorite thus far.  Cannon is brilliant at weaving suspense and intrigue in her stories.  She keeps you guessing throughout the story and the twists and turns are always unexpected and fascinating.  The plot thickened in Bitter Demons and I couldn’t put it down!

Harper and Jackson are the perfect teenage couple, facing adverisity in the struggle to find their way through neverending and confusing conflict.  Harper has been thrown into a world she knows nothing about and doesn’t know whom she can trust.  You can feel her frustration as she tries to find out more about her own past and the future that everyone is forcing upon her.  Jackson has secrets, secrets he doesn’t want to acknowledge and as you find out more about him, he becomes a completely sympathetic character.  In most popular paranormal fiction, demons are the bad guys.  I like that in the Peachville High Demons series, it isn’t that black and white.  As the twists and turns in the plot, the lines between the demons and the witches become blurry, never entirely sure which is “good” and which is “evil”.  That just adds to the suspense of the story.

My Recommendation

I absolutely cannot wait for the next book in the series, Shadow Demons, due out later this year!

About Sarra Cannon

Sarra Cannon grew up in a small town in Georgia where she learned that being popular always comes at a price. Now, she lives in North Carolina with her amazing husband, her son Andrew, and her teeny tiny Pomeranian, Snickerdoodle. Books and music are her greatest passions.

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