Armintrout’s bold debut, the first book in a violent vampire series, bares its fangs early, unafraid to spill blood and vital organs from its very first. I’m no coward. I want to make that perfectly clear. But after my life turned into a horror movie, I take fear a lot more seriously now. I finally became Dr. Carrie. Jennifer Armintrout (born July 11, ) is an American author best known for a series of urban Bibliography[edit]. Blood Ties series[edit]. The Turning (); Possession (); Ashes To Ashes (); All Souls’ Night ().

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Dec 30, Sarah Mac rated it did not like it Shelves: This page was last edited on 7 Decemberat I finally became Tje. But after my life turned into a horror movie, I take fear a lot more seriously now. I hate coming across mistakes in books, it makes the entire story harder to believe in.

This occurrence becomes incredibly helpful to the plot in that the memories witnessed are always pertinent to what is currently happening. But as my father used to say, the only way to conquer fear is to face it.

Over the following weeks as she recovers Carrie undergoes some major changes turninb a new sensitivity to sunlight and an insatiable hunger that no amount of food, drink or cigarettes will quench.

It has a fairly exciting plot with characters that are vivid and interesting. View on the Mobile Site. If I spent any more time with her I might have hurt something fragile, like a teapot or my forehead.


The Turning

Through his one remaining eye, he seems to reach out to her, and when he succumbs to his injuries she is drawn to visit him in the morgue. I want to make that perfectly clear. Carrie is a great heroine. The Turning by Jennifer Armintrout is such a breath of fresh air.

The Turning (Blood Ties, book 1) by Jennifer Armintrout

In a time not long from now, the veil between fantasy and reality is ripped asunder creatures of myth jennjfer fairytale spill into the mortal world. Violence, gore, blood and torture and teen rape.

Enchanted yet horrified, humans force the magical beings The words “dumb” and “ass” come to mind. The story is unique for the approach to vampires, the changes in their bodies, and the link between sire and fledglings.

With my sire hell-bent on turning me into a soulless killer and his sworn enemy set to exterminate me, things couldn’t get much worse — except I’m attracted to them both. Its dark, violent, blood spattered and often gory and that would include the sex scenes notice I said sex and not love.

Now our heroine, Carrie, is a doctor with daddy- The reason I first picked this book was because it’s about vampires and the heroine wasn’t a 16 year old waiting for the prince charming.

There are a few instances when she displays her unhappiness by stamping her foot. The hero of the story is a vampire called Nathan who is a very likeable character. It’s a solid start to a series if a little uneven.


Please email webmaster fantasticfiction. Lists with This Book. You know, easily accessible supply of donor blood however unethical it would be to steal it would come in handy. As a nurse and a germophobe, I can appreciate her revulsion to the whole thing based on the extreme ickiness of blood borne pathogens.

Published June 1st by Mira first published May 31st Not quite what I was expecting but as it turned out a great ride. As she says she was 28 years old but she looked barely 21 whatever! At a Lightworld royal gala, Queene Ayla announces the betrothal of her daughter, Cerridwen, to a high-ranking councilor.

Blood Ties Book One: The Turning

To her great misfortune, she just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time and gets attacked and left for dead. She also questions her morality, pondering the duel side of being a vampire, yet doesn’t do it excessively.

In most situations, Carrie had just enough snark and humor to make her believable and enjoyable to read about.