Friday, October 22, 2010

Review: Immortal Beloved by Cate Tiernan

Reviewed By Eve Wilson

H&S Fiction
October 2010
416 pages
Modern & Contemporary Fiction

o, the whole immortal thing. You must have questions. I don't have all the answers.' Book One in a deeply alluring and irresistibly compelling crossover paranormal trilogy...

New name, new town, new life. Nastasya has done it too often to count. And there s no end in sight. Nothing ever really ends . . . when you re immortal. But now, after centuries of feeding from the lives of the innocents around her, of living with little care for others, Nastasya is ready to turn towards the light. After some of the events I ve witnessed I felt like I was a shell with nothing alive left in me. I hadn t been going around killing people, but people were hurt the memories just kept trickling in like rivulets of fresh acid dripping into my brain until I wanted to scream. It was in my blood, I knew. A darkness. The darkness. I had inherited it, along with my immortality and my black eyes. Captivating, intense and with an incredible and original voice, EVERLASTING LIFE is a haunting story of friendship, love and secrets, tragedy and loss. Sometimes life is eternal…


Cate Tiernan was born in New Orleans, LA. She loves the idea of magick, and tries to write worlds that she would prefer to live in. She currently lives in North Carolina with her husband, four children, and a bunch of pets.


What do you get when you combine immortals and vylieings? Sweet, sweet muscles.

Immortal Beloved is about the struggles of Nasty, a young girl by appearance, who is really hundreds of years old. Not knowing much about who, what and why she is, Nasty finally starts losing her friends. She also finds herself becoming extremely more dangerous with age. So with that, the party girl goes to a small town to live with a bunch of other immortals. It is like a bunch of Lindsay Lohen's doing rehab in this strange and unusual place. There Nasty learns to live, interact and be at peace with mortals. She also meets a mysterious vyleing like man who seems to be somewhat familiar to her but she can’t place why.

This book is worth reading and I can’t wait for the second one.

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