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Tour: 104. The Darkest Edge of Dawn by Kelly Gay...

September 2, 2010
Whee! Today's tour is for book #2 in Kelly Gay's Charlie Madigan series, The Darkest Edge of Dawn!

the darkest edge of dawn
Title: The Darkest Edge of Dawn (Charlie Madigan #2)
Author: Kelly Gay
ISBN-13: 9781439110041
Paperback: 371 pages
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 2010
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FTC Disclosure: My copy of The Darkest Edge of Dawn was provided by the publisher for this blog tour. I am an affiliate at IndieBound, The Book Depository, and Amazon, and any purchases made by clicking on the cover or the links provided may result in monetary compensation.

About the author:
Kelly Gay is a bookworm who's had lots of jobs, from construction to waiting on tables, threading film through a projector, selling men's underwear (a talent!), and managing horse farms. She is currently working on a new YA series as Kelly Keaton. Find her online at her website, www.kellygay.com and blog, Kelly Gay.

drey's thoughts:
I really liked Kelly Gay's The Better Part of Darkness when I read it last year, so when Pocket Books offered up The Darkest Edge of Dawn for review, I jumped in line ('cuz there's definitely a line!). And I wasn't disappointed.

Charlie's still fighting the good fight, alongside her partner Hank. Her lovely daughter Emma doesn't feature as much here as she did in the first book, but enough to find out some hard truths, and give Charlie something else to worry about. As if Charlie needs yet another worry, on top of the headache that is the war between Charbydon and Elysia for--what else?--humanity's soul. In this installment, there's a serial killer on the loose. And not just any serial killer, but one who's hunting down the Adonai. If they can't figure this out, what chance does Charlie have?

Kelly Gay's writing is crisp, and her world is interesting. I want to find out more about Charbydon and Elysia, and I definitely want more of Charlie and Hank! Fans of urban fantasy who lean more towards angels and demons (with a bit of the alien touch) should pick up the series. Especially if you like kick-ass heroines!

drey's rating: 3.5/5 Very Good

Challenges: 100+, Pub

Giveaway!
I'm sending my copy of The Darkest Edge of Dawn to a new home. US residents only, please. To enter, please comment and share what urban fantasy book you're looking forward to reading, and why. Please make sure you leave an email address for me to contact you if you win. Enter before 6:00pm CST September  15th!

7 comments:

Tore said...

I am a follower and email subscriber. I am looking forward to reading Halo. Please enter me in contest. Would love to read these books. Tore923@aol.com

tetewa said...

I'm looking forward to Atlantis Betrayed and I'm a follower! tWarner419@aol.com

rubynreba said...

I'm a follower. I've heard that Spiders Bite by Jennifer Estep is a good thriller.
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Ladytink_534 said...

Since I just finished The Better Part of Darkness last night I'm most looking forward to reading The Darkest Edge of Dawn! I can't wait to find out what happens next. Old follower.

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heatwave16 said...

I'm a follower. I'm really looking forward to starting Mage in Black by Jaye Wells. I loved Red headed Stepchild.


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justpeachy36 said...

I'm a follower.

I'm looking forward to reading the latest Patricia Briggs, Mercy Thompson series book. I just like this series a lot. Great characters and plot development.

Please enter me in the giveaway.

justpeachy36@yahoo.com

lingeorge said...

The Grimrose Path by Rob Thurman is coming out next week (7th). I can't wait to get my hands on it. I loved the first book, Trick of the Light. I want to see what happens next with Trixa and her friends! Rob writes really gritty and exciting books. Her Leandros Brothers series is absolutely great!
troublelore(at)gmail(dot)net

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