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N asshole As Hope and Logan spend time together Hope does verything she can to understand his life and the war he is involved in She also makes it perfectly clear that while she can not be his peoples savior she can be hisThis story is rich in action and suspense The romance blends with well with the main conflict Sensual Culture and Enchantment emotional love scenes are plentiful which I greatly appreciated We see realism in Hope and Logan s relationship The Sanguiner seem modern and less desperate acting than the Sentinels While it is in the Sanguiner s best interest to find compatible mates they use Machiavellian methods in obtaining what they want They don tmploy the same hunterprey tactics as the Sentinels and the Slayers do I njoyed the asy going and humorous banter between Logan and Hope He doesn t scare or intimidate her Are you saying he was trying to fix me up with another guy After that chauvinistic assholeI m never trusting a Sanguiner s opinion of men again Ms Butcher continues to change up and D DAY Through German Eyes 2 expand on the arc tonsure no repetition or boredom What I truly love about Ms Butcher s books and hopes she never changes is her concept of good and Baroque Personae evil She blurs the lines The Sentinels and the Sanguiner use nefarious means to achieve their goals as much as the Synestryns We see lines being crossed misconceptions capitalized on and actions being uestioned You never know till thend how it will all play outHer characters are rich in depth development and personality Ms Butcher imparts diversity and individualism into her character uick rundownWhat I Democratic Art enjoyed Hope Logan Surprisingly sweet couple Very refreshing change of pace Just wish of the Sanguinar characters other than Tynan played a part in this We don t get much back story or history lesson about the mysterious Sanguinars till the very last page which was a missed opportunity IMO Your hero is a Sanguinar why withhold all that information till the very last minute Missed the boat there Andreas New leader of the Slayers Very intrigued by this guy He has a ton of presence and sounds sexy Love the pointyars but why the hell are they called the Slayers I m intrigued by his bargain with Joseph and the trade they made I like the possibility of him with the Gerai human Carmen His reaction to her was very telling As long as she gets her act together and stops acting like a selfish indignant brat mini rant I really don t get this girl s deal Her flippant ungrateful attitude towards her adoptive father Joesph is super annoying and over the top The poor man She thinks he accepted to be her adoptive father out of obligation and she s offended by that Common sense reason seems to be missing here You finally got what you wanted and now you re unhappy with it Pssht The only reason she offers herself as part of the trade with the Slayers is to get away from Joseph and Dabyr never mind the fact that the man has given her Did the Greeks Believe in Their Myths? everything she could ask for and took her in when she had no placelse to go She jumped at this opportunity to get away from Joseph What a peach If it wasn t for Andreas I would have wished for someone to chuck their shoe at this twit and be done with it Nicholas the scarred Theronai with the beautiful kind yes He s too sweet to be left alone Please author fix it What I wasn t impressed withHow many different kind of Synestrians are there Every time someone has an ncounter with these monsters they are described differently Some look like wolves with shark teeth others are human like with no face or missing fingers with odd
joints and scaly patchy skin some are like snakes some are giant centipedes dolphin like fishes with tentacles giant walking and scaly patchy skin some are like snakes some are giant centipedes dolphin like fishes with tentacles giant walking think Men in Black dogs with green glowing Codependent Forevermore: The Invention of Self in a Twelve Step Group eyestc Conscience and Memory: Meditations in a Museum of the Holocaust etc These things come in all shapes and sizes and are continuously changing in looks and breed invery single book Is there a reason for this At first I assumed there were sub species different kinds but now I m beginning to think Butcher makes them up as she goes along for the hell of it If they are interbreeding or using hosts for bodies then it Needs To Be Explained be Conscience and Memory explained up This 5 books in the world building really needs to be better than thisNika WTH is wrong with you I like this girl but her sister Andra s overprotective obsessive controlling idiocy is rubbing off on her The way she cornered Tynan and tried to strong arm him into staying instead of helping Logan and Hope was such a WTF moment for me It made me want to smack her Her whiny ungrateful obnoxious attitude towards him got under my skin the most acting like Tynan did nothing to help Tori Are you kidding me She pretty much was treating him like a leper and a servant just like some of Theronai guys do all the time Left a bad taste in my mouth Notverything is about your sister Nika so settle downStill not a big fan of how Butcher writes her heroines The scene I just mentioned with Nika and that whole drama with Carmen is perfect Pansy Vol. 6 example of that Everyone has their stupid moments I get it But one track minded denseness and selfish tendencies are one too many for my tastes There s only so much TSTL moments I can take So far out of thentire Edible Memory: The Lure of Heirloom Tomatoes and Other Forgotten Foods ensemble cast Nika Grace and Hope are the only tolerable root worthy ladies Now I can truthfully say that I read all the previous books just to see of Logan and Tynan though they are manipulative bastards And I am really glad that at least Logan found his better part Fifth in the Sentinel Wars paranormal romance series revolving around several groups of sentinels charged with preventing demons from breaking through The couple focus is on Logan and HopeMy TakeThis story is of a bridge in that Butcher introduces a new species and new problems in this story opening the possibilitiesven wider With all the fallout from Elizabeth I earlier stories there are a number of problems which need resolution and Blood Hunt furthers the potentials both good and badThe focus here is on Project Lullaby a plan by which the Sanguinar intend to create a food supply for their race There is a lot of reciprocal rescuing going on in this story WhewButcher keeps the action moving and provides yet depth to the various involved groups Including a scary close up of one of Solarc s Wardens I do feel sorry for Logan This series really has me hooked I took a long break after Madoc and Nika s book and I thought that I would be lost I fell back into this story like nothing happened Honestly Logan wasn t my favorite character Hended up Education in a New Society endearing himself to me I also liked his relationship with Hope and the different twist about Hope s origins The romance was good and Injoyed it but I have to say that the intrigue and the ongoing storyline is what hooked me with this book I like how all the secondary characters add to the story No one is just filler in this book The action is very good and there are some very Is Logan a Sanguiner demon fighter who needs Hope's Education in a New Society: Renewing the Sociology of Education essence to survive The other is Krag a Synestryn lord whose desire is tonslave Hope and drain her of the lifeforce When Hope and Logan. The lead shifts from the Theroni warriors to the Sanguinar as the self sacrificing and a bit manipulative Logan takes the lead in this newest ntry to Butcher s Sentinel WarsDespite the fact please don t shoot me for this that I ve had a hard time keeping the Sanguinar straight as individuals I was really looking forward to this story shedding some light shed on the blood drinking Sanguinar Race and their secret project I ve always wondered why the Theroni warriors were so distrustful of and so unwilling to give their blood to their Sanguinar allies specially in light of the fact that those allies healing powers have come in handy so many times through out the seriesAfter getting a little ways into the story and armed with a little knowledge of the Sanguinar s struggle I just couldn t see how Logan was The Baby Swap Miracle ever going to get a happilyver after with Hope a woman with uber yummy blood some not uite human powers and a big mental block in her head where her past should be and when I got to the the last few chapters I was afraid his story line was going to be continued and not wrapped up until the next book There did nd up being closure for them here insert big sigh of relief her though it s sort of rushed On a side note about how the story was put together Logan s story does get most of the screen time but with a lot going on in Blood Hunt than just Logan and Hope often a scene between them would ramp up to an xciting point and then shift to another part of the story because as was the case in the last book Blood Hunt is an nsemble piece In addition to the main thread with Logan and Hope we briefly touch up with Caine and Sybil who is coping with the changes brought on by her mother s death and with Nika and Maddox but only in conjunction with Nika s completely damaged sister Tori We get a small bit with Jackie who is apparently very warrior s match but who wants no man and get just nough of the soulless Iain to make me hope that somehow there is a loophole for him in the future There is also a new wrinkle added to the series as naked Slayers come a calling and the story has a few other small bits with other characters woven in here and there However ven with all those threads weaving through the story I was slightly disappointed that the formerly paralyzed Torr and Grace the woman who sacrificed so that he could be whole never come out of the background guess Butcher might be saving them for a book where their thread is the main one So bottom line is that I liked Blood Hunt though it didn t knock the previous book out of my favorite of the series spot and since Butcher has a lot of balls in the air story wise it will be interesting to see what happens next As far as starting here if you are new to the series I wouldn t recommend it and old fans who haven t done a series reread before starting Blood Hunt might want to stop about half way into the book and do a second read through of the character list at the front of the book it s Excommunication: Three Inquiries in Media and Mediation easier to digest somehow after having seen the characters interacting together a bit 5 StarsI read this September 5 2011 and re read February 5 2013This book is so interesting I loved it What a great seriesNotice the cover My friend Mello got me looking at it Interesting that all the books up to this point have been centered on Theronai Immortal Warriors and we see their back and chest up to their nosebut not theiryes But this book cover we See His Whole Face his whole face the first book to center on a Sanguineir One of the five races of SentinelsWhere to start So much happened in this book It is centered on Logan a leader among the Sanguiner who has spent most of his life running Project Lullaby with Tynan another Sanguiner His race is starving because there is not Gender Justice enough strong blood out there Since his race are in alliance with Theronai the warriors and heal them and they share blood inxchangeit is and heal them and they share blood in Generations and Collective Memory exchangeit is important to find new sources of strong blood Theronai do not trust the Sanguiner and basically have kept them starving by not sharing blood unless they need healing Project Lullaby secret planis their answer to this problem view spoilerThey are finding and matching up couples who are of strong blood and manipulating them into falling in loveencouraging them to have children with their promise to allow their children to share blood with the Sanginuer when they are of age In return they protect them make sure they have what they want and need and heal them from all disease hide spoiler Originally posted at uote Okay Take a peek but I swear if you try anything funny I ll beat your head in with my flashlight Ms Butcher once again delivers a dark gritty action packed story that held me spellbound A smooth storyline and continuouslyvolving arc ngages the reader and sets a fast pace The premise revolves around Logan and Hope two fantastic characters whose innate loyalties often overrides their wants and needs This book is a mind blowing whirlwind to read as Ms Butcher goes in depth into multiple character storylines and POV s which I loved We don t see a lot of our previous heroes and heroines but we do get some staggering scenes with Sybil Joseph and meet some new characters that clues us into future storylines that promise this series will continue to blow us awayHope is strong intelligent and street savvy Abandoned as a child she grew up on the streets She doesn t trust many and Logan s charm doesn t make him an instant good guy with her She has made a life for herself as an artist but never forgot where she came from and spends time helping in the shelter where she was raised When she meets Logan she sees something in him that calls to her on a visceral level but she doesn t trust himLogan and his brother Tynan have spent hundreds of years the bearers of an cruel curse to bring together compatible mates that will nsure them a race of humans whose blood will keep them alive When Logan chances upon Hope he takes her blood and realizes that it is the ultimate From Notes to Narrative essence and he will do anything to possess her for Project Lullaby As he spends time with her he begins to want her for himselfven though he knows he cannot She must mate with a chosen But Logan doesn t take into account Hope s wants and needsHope is trying to find her friends that are missing from the homeless shelter Logan makes a deal with her He will help her find them if she agrees to testing and meeting potential mates While Logan pushes Hope towards accepting his offer Hope pushes back letting Logan know that manipulation and coercion isn t appreciated Is that how you live your life Counting the cost of your service to others so the debt can be repaid It only seems fair that if I help you you would offer me something in return Fair I see Thanks for your offer but no thanksI m not the kind of person who is willing to strike a deal with Hope appeared out of nowhere naked and alone a woman without a past The only thing she knows is that she is imbued with a strange power It's in her blood And two men want to posses it One. Cary Guitar Makers: The Endurance of Artisanal Values in North America elements with the Senestryn They are just gross and disturbing I know that I am way behind on this series but I really appreciate how SKB continues to grow this series I look forward to future volumes and I am stillager for Tynan to get his own storyPS I blame my sister for getting me into this book series Sorry not sorryOverall Rating 4550 stars 35 stars SynopsisThey are the Sentinels Three races ancient guardians of mankind ach possessing uniue abilities to protect humanity against their ternal foes the Synestryn Now for one Sentinel the only way to reclaim her forgotten past is to follow the bloodHope appeared out of nowhere naked and alone a woman without past The only thing she knows is that she is imbued with a strange power It s in her blood And two men want to possess itOne is Logan a Sanguinar demon fighter who needs Hope s Hard Bread (Phoenix Poets (Paper)) essence to survive As a vampire he s welluipped to find her a like blooded mate whose progeny could sustain his race for generations The other is Krag a Synestryn lord whose desire is to nslave Hope and drain her of the lifeforce With it he could control humanity foreverWhen Hope and Logan both fall prey to Krag a powerful desire grows between them But is it nough to thwart their captor s diabolical plan and his demon warriors and survive a vampire s destiny written in bloodMy ThoughtsI loved this installment So many new revelations Things are coming together and also still falling apart A number of our beloved characters are on the dge but others are thriving and finding hopeI really liked Logan and Hope as a couple I love their reactions to ach other It was just so frustrating watching him constantly try to keep her at arms length Project Lullaby is important but man That was driving me insane Still is was so nice to get so much inner monologue from Logan We ve seen his POV in previous books but since this was his book and we ve had information regarding Project Lullaby we get to see that he doesn t actually Foraging for Survival enjoy manipulating people He and the other Sanguinar do it to save themselves but by saving themselves the other races benefit as well I never thought it through that far before but if the Sanguinar were to die out who would heal the Theronai when they got those serious injuries Who would develop antidotes to counteract Synestryn poison Who would help them be able to have children again The Theronai aren t very kind to the Sanguinar but they need to get over some things Whatever caused the rift between the races happened so long ago It seems that they are developing tentative truces so here s hoping that all works out Hope was a pretty awesome heroine She went after what she wanted when it came to Logan without making an idiot out of herself And she was strong And selfless She was just a damned good person I like her She did so much to helpven when she had no idea wtf was going on When she got her memories back at the nd and showed Logan where she d come from I was happy Someone out there is looking out for the Sanguinar They need itSome thoughts that I posted in a thread about this bookview spoilerIt seems that someone outside of the Athnasians have been watching over the Sanguinar I m wondering if the Slayers have someone like that for them too The sad part about it for the Sanguinar is that the race they originally descend from thinks they re revolting and can barely stand to share blood with them Everyone s revulsion of the Sanguinar has bothered me since book 1 when Drake nearly bit Logan s head off over Helen I get that they don t like 1 when Drake nearly bit Logan s head off over Helen I get that they don t like fact that the Sanguinar have so much power over them when drinking from them but the way they treat them rubs me the wrong way Those scenes where they treat them badly are always hard for me to read Even before we learned just what secrets the Sanguinar have been keeping from the others and I didn t trust them it was hard to read They might have to drink blood to live and they have the power to do some horrible things to people with that blood but they do so much to help And it sounds like long ago when strong blood was plentiful they went around helping people all the damn time It just seems so wrong to me for the Theronai to behave the way they do towards the Sanguinar As much as I hate the manipulation the Sanguinar use to make Project Lullaby work and the secrets the keep from the rest of the Sentinels if they died out they d all nd up dead I seriously think the Theronai to re Foundations of Tropical Forest Biology: Classic Papers with Commentaries evaluate the way they treat the Sanguinar hide spoiler Blood Hunt4 StarsSynopsisSuffering from amnesia Hope Serrien is searching for her true identity and uses her ability to see auras to help homeless people on the street Her charges have recently begun disappearing and while searching Hopencounters Logan an nigmatic stranger who promises to aid Hope in her uest The two soon discover that the other is hiding secrets and that a terrifying foe is determined to use them for his own nefarious nds ReviewOne of the most appealing aspects of the Sentinel Wars is the multiplicity of story lines While some readers may find this distracting because there is a lot going on for me this not only nhances the world building and the overall story arc we are finally given details of the third group of Sentinel warriors the Slayers it also
Makes It Easier To Identify With The Different Characters Because it asier to identify with the different characters because are so well developed across the various books However for this reason it is crucial to read the series in order The focus in this book is on the Sanguinars who have been a morally ambiguous group until now and it is particularly interesting to see things from their perspective The suffering they must ndure and the threat to their race is as compelling as that of the Theronai and xplains much about their secretive behavior Logan and Hope are an intriguing couple with wonderful chemistry It is a sign of Butcher s writing skill that she can create a character such as Logan who comes across both as honorable and self sacrificing but also as manipulative and conniving It was difficult to warm up to him in previous books but he charmed me completely in this one Like the other heroines in the series Hope is strong willed and plays a significant role in the action another highlight The conflict between Logan s growing attraction to Hope and his duty to his people is at the heart of the story The way in which One Ticket To Texas everything comes to a head and the resolution of their romance makes for a satisfying readven though the push and pull between them is frustrating at times As mentioned above the secondary characters are well written and several will obviously be featured in their own books Jackie and Iain s book is next but I m also interested in seeing what happens with Joseph and his Slayer counterpart Andreas Overall Blood Hunt is a great addition to an Helpmate excellent series. Both fall prey to Krag a powerful desire grows between them But is itnough to thwart their captor's diabolical plan and his demon warriors and survive a vampire's destiny written in blo.