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Dark Currents

Dark Currents: Agent of Hel - Jacqueline Carey

Star Rating: 3.5 Stars, Borrow it

 

Self Purchase, Kindle Edition

 

First Impression:

I love how Daisy has a tail she has to keep under control. I like how she has a lesser demon for a father.

It’s fun and entertaining however, there is nothing new or special about this one. Yes it has a mermaid which is new, but the writing isn’t spectacular and the rest of the plot could be any generic paranormal book. That being said, I still liked it enough to give it more than 3 stars and will probably get the next one in the series to see if it gets better.  



Publisher Summary: Jacqueline Carey, New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed Kushiel’s Legacy novels, presents an all-new world featuring a woman caught between the normal and paranormal worlds, while enforcing order in both. Introducing Daisy Johanssen, reluctant hell-spawn… The Midwestern resort town of Pemkowet boasts a diverse population: eccentric locals, wealthy summer people, and tourists by the busload; not to mention fairies, sprites, vampires, naiads, ogres and a whole host of eldritch...