Zen and the Art of Vampires
Katie MacAlister
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Zen and the Art of Vampires (Dark Ones, Book 6)
Katie MacAlister
Signet
Paperback
352 pages
December 2008
rated 3 of 5 possible stars

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Pia Thomason is on a singles tour of Europe to console herself as she approaches her fortieth birthday. During a visit to Iceland, she finds herself in the middle of some very strange events: a woman is murdered in Pia's hotel bathroom, someone wants to marry her, reports circulate of a strange cult, and more. When Pia is given an unexpected responsibility, she has to try to work out what's going on with the help of two handsome men at the same time. As she begins to understand that there are Vampires around, as well as those trying to kill them, she has to choose her side and to fulfill her unexpected new role.

There's plenty going on in Zen and the Art of Vampires, making it hard to follow at times. The author doesn't spend much time on characterization, moving the plot along in leaps and bounds. The setting of Iceland has great potential which sadly isn't very well realized - I didn't get much of a sense of that country through the book. Zen and the Art of Vampires is part of a series which becomes apparent at the end when not every aspect of the plot is wrapped up. However, the book is enjoyable, and Pia, despite being exasperating at times, is also an appealing heroine at others.



Originally published on Curled Up With A Good Book at www.curledup.com. Helen Hancox, 2009

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