This is a story about a Grim Reaper, Mal, who is trying to chase a demon serial killer. He is nursing a broken leg, in love with a succubus who used to be his partner and to top it all, his boss, Death has just woken up after many years asleep. Some Reapers have all the luck!
was a little difficult to get into at first, and hard to wrap my head
around the idea that there was one Death but many Reapers. This was
somewhat helped by having 'Grim Reaper Myths Dispelled' at the beginning
of some of the chapters. Once I did get into it though, I really
enjoyed it. The characters were colorful and different and larger than
life! The story went along at a fair clip and there was plenty of
action. I liked the fact that it was tackling a long held belief and
turning it on its head! This is the second 'Reaper' story and I think it
would help to have read the first as there are many references to
events in the previous book that at times left me a bit confused. That
being said, I still recommend it but with the caveat of reading the
first, which I would very much like to now!
This review was originally written for the TBR Pile.