The Anna Wolfe Series by Casey Keen looks and sound like a fun read.
Anna’s sister is kidnapped and who comes to help Anna rescue her?
A werewolf and a warlock. What could possibly go wrong?
Read on for my review and a couple of awesome excerpts with a giveaway.
Book Length: 437 pages
Publisher: Nevermore Press
MY REVIEW OF I’LL BE DAMNED BY CASEY KEEN
I love the fun and colorful covers and the titles hooked me. Catchy, cute and appropriate. I’ll Be Damned is a sometimes comical look at the fight between good and evil, with supernatural fighters. God is a group of people called The Highers and Lucifer wants to wage war with the world.
Anna thinks things can’t get any worse. She tries to calm her mind to go to sleep, but her phone buzzes with a text message that her conscious won’t let her ignore.
“I’m coming for you.”
It is from her best friend, Kristy, who is the nicest person she knows. What the hell?
Can characters come alive? These do. You will love, hate and sympathize with them. I am going to let Anna, herself, introduce you to them.
Hi. I’m Anna Wolfe and I have an invisible traveler inside of me. I am different. I am supernatural. I run a coffee house called Deja Brew. I am rational, a bit nerdy and very career oriented. I do have a sense of humor. I was supposed to get married, but I was traded for a newer model. I was picked on at school and when the stress reached a toxic level and I was fed up with the crap, my powers came alive and so did I. I had always been plagued with nightmares, but recently they escalated and I saw a giant winged creature with lethal claws. Something told me it was real. (Anna made me think of Carrie.)
Cara is my younger sister. We have very different views of the world. She is superficial, a person that feels the world revolves around her. She only cares about men and money. She is getting married and driving me crazy with all the wedding details.
Janie is my older sister. We both feel the same about Cara, but she is our sister and we will do anything to protect her. Janie and I have similar personalities and we get along great. She literally bumped into her husband, Mike, and spilled her skinny caramel latte all over him. She set her sights on him and he didn’t stand a chance.
Martel is the owner/bartender of Wet Willies. (I couldn’t help but laugh at Anna’s description of him. He is a flamer and I fell in love with him. I had a friend just like him. One night, Anna goes to Wet Willies to meet her friend, Kristy. She wonders when the music became so loud and thinks she must be getting old. I couldn’t help but smile, because I can relate to her.)
Shane – when I met him I felt something was off about him, not quite right. The vibes coming off him were all bad and it set my spidey senses tingling.
Valen – I didn’t know it when I met him, but he is my guardian. One word can describe him– HOT. He is a beautiful, black werewolf.
Micah – I would find out the hard way that Micah is a warlock, a very determined warlock. He will do whatever it takes to get what he wants and he wants me.
Vulkodlaks – I met a new type of werewolf, or is it a vampire? They are a crossbreed.
The nuns should have handed out something useful, like a handbook To Hell: How To Defeat the Devil or The Survivors Guide in Hell.
“Anna, I’m here because of you.”
“You’re an anomaly.”
“You’re a witch, the most gifted of their kind.”
Anna’s friends and family stick by her, revealing secrets of their own as they battle the evil demons. Will they be able to stop them?
Just because we are in the supernatural world, that doesn’t mean that the does and don’ts of politics are forgotten. Everything has rules.
Anna thinks she’s see Jamie in the dark while looking out the window and chases after her. Oh man, with all the weird things going on, we all know better than that.
She annoys me going out in the dark alone, repeatedly only for something bad to happen to her. If she’s so immature or stupid to keep doing it, why aren’t her protectors following her out the door? Anna had temper tantrums and was acting like a lovesick teenager. More than once I wanted to smack her and tell her to grow up. She’s not a kid any more.
I reached the end and wanted more. Thank goodness, I have Book II of the Anna Wolfe Series, so I will be able to read on. Please come back in the near future to read my review of Saved by The Spell by Casey Keen.
4 Stars – Would Highly Recommend To Others
I received this book for review in conjunction with the tour. Thank you Casey Keen and Paranormal Cravings for the opportunity to review this ebook and give my honest and unbiased review. I look forward to reading and reviewing Saved By The Spell.
A sister kidnapped.
An impending war between Heaven and Hell looming around the corner.
A Grand Witch who has no idea what she is.
The Prince of Darkness’s obsession in claiming her.
Two sinfully gorgeous men pulling her in two different directions.
As the owner of the coffee shop Deja Brew in Savannah, Georgia, Anna thought her life was ordinary. That is until her sister is kidnapped by a demon, prompting two handsome men to march into her life unexpectedly. Valen, the sinfully gorgeous, overprotective werewolf who is Anna’s sworn guardian and Roman, the most handsome and powerful Warlock in the entire Netherworld.
Suddenly, her world is stripped of everything she knows and replaced with frightening news about who she really is – a powerful Grand Witch. Now, it’s up to her to draw out her dormant magic, rescue her sister and stop an impending heavenly war threatening to eradicate the human race all while staying alive.
…Searing, damp stones press into my cheek, squishing my other eye closed. I sit up, wiping the nasty grime off my face. The slickness of it makes me wince. God knows what it is. I try to take a deep breath, but fail. Breathing is a chore in the dense, blistering air. It feels like I’m inhaling globs of boiling water. I stand, allowing my limbs time to regain their balance. Suddenly, I’m running down a passageway without any light to guide me… Thousands of butterflies take flight in my stomach as a current of air swiftly engulfs me. I’m falling at a high rate of speed, like the dip in a roller coaster, minus the excitement and safety harnesses. I try to scream, but panic hijacks my voice. I hit the bottom hard, miraculously unscathed.
I stand, wiping a sticky substance off my jeans. I try not to dwell on it. Lifting my arms, I extend them in front of me, searching for a doorway. My hands grope over the hundreds of clammy bricks surrounding me like the bottom of a well. In the loud silence, I hear my name, but Janie isn’t calling me. This voice is lower than a whisper, almost inaudible. Am I losing my mind? Confinement in closed quarters and pitch-black darkness have been known to do that. Again, I hear my name… Anna… It echoes off the tightly enclosed walls, and smacks my ears. It grows louder before abruptly stopping. A velvet voice soothes my sore ears, but makes me jump backwards. The back of my head rams the wall, forcing me to slink onto the ground. My muscles tense and my entire body begins to throb. I prop myself against the bricks, hoping it will cease. I attempt to fold my legs into my chest, but they rebel in pain. I focus my thoughts on survival, rather than the insects I know must be blanketing the ground…
Book Length: 174 pages
Two worlds in danger.
A Grand Witch behind bars.
A stunning Werewolf and a devilishly handsome Warlock’s pursuit for her affections.
You think you have it bad? Grand Witch Anna Wolfe awakens to find herself imprisoned by Micah, the Prince of Darkness. Micah’s on a quest for world domination—and it’s not just the Netherworld that’s in danger. The human world is threatened as well. Now, it’s up to Anna to escape from Micah’s clutches so she can locate The Scholars and an ancient book before both fall into the wrong hands.
With a fiercely loyal Werewolf and immensely powerful Warlock by her side, what can go wrong?
A lot apparently.
If fighting off the Prince of Darkness wasn’t enough, Anna’s emotions are a whirlwind, as she battles between what fate demands and what she actually wants.
…His magic continues its course through me, draining all of mine. I need to resist… to fight him. I have to do something before he has the chance to completely snuff me out or find The Scholars. My jaw clenches and my hands roll into tight balls. My shoulders tense, preparing myself for the upcoming battle. I focus all of my energy into stopping him. Bit by bit, my magic shoves its way past his like a bully on a schoolyard. His grip stiffens. A trickle of blood glides down the side of my forearm from his piercing fingernails.
“Go ahead, Anna, fight me. I guarantee it will only hurt you more.”
I throw every memory and emotion Micah has created or tarnished, tossing them into the raging furnace of hate burning inside of me. I slam my eyelids shut and Valen’s face pops inside my head. I need to get back to him. I squeeze my eyes tightly, channeling all the vigor I have, hoping to push Micah out. A fissure breaks right down the middle of his magic, allowing mine to explode to the surface. I feel his power retreat as mine conquers his. I flip my eyes open, stealing a glimpse of his face…
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
I was born in Philadelphia, PA and grew up in the suburban outskirts of this amazing city. I love anything paranormal and/or supernatural – seriously I live in Philadelphia! For those of you who don’t know, this city is an awesomely haunted place! This healthy paranormal addiction has provided me the motivation to write my first book, “I’ll Be Damned.”
I graduated from Drexel University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and I’m currently working on the Anna Wolfe Series.
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Which would you like to see Anna end up with – a werewolf or a warlock?
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