Hello fellow Urban Fantasy fans. Today, I’m sharing my thoughts about How To Wake an Undead City by Hailey Edwards. Book 6 in her bestselling urban fantasy series, The Beginner’s Guide To Necromancy.
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Title: How to Wake an Undead City by Hailey Edwards
Published by Self-Published on 28 May, 2019
Genres: New Adult (NA), Paranormal Romance (PNR), Urban Fantasy
No. of Pages: 285
Savannah has fallen to the vampires, and it’s up to Grier to take out their leader, Gaspard Lacroix, and restore peace. Lacroix might be more powerful and immune to her magic, but she’s got a plan. Too bad it’s got holes big enough for a new threat to waltz through while the city is on her knees.
Now Grier must risk her very soul if she hopes to slay her enemies and prevent her world from going up in flames. But salvation comes at a steep price, and she’s not the only one who will pay. The cost just might break her, and the man who owns her heart.
Source: Kindle Unlimited
Review Format: Audiobook, eBook
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So, what did I think about How To Wake an Undead City?
This amazing series has firmly cemented Hailey Edwards as one of my favourite authors. I love her writing style and find it easy to read. Her storylines keep me hooked and I find the world that she’s created for this series fascinating. I love that all her characters have multifaceted personalities, making them feel real – even though most are not even human. Ms Edwards got me feeling emotional about a house for crying out loud! A house, people!! 😉
While I’m on the subject of characters … Existing followers will know that I need heroines to be intelligent, resilient, resourceful and have plenty of gumption. Although Grier Woolworth’s only in her early 20s, I love how she continued to grow and evolve as this series progressed. She has all the personality traits that I crave plus her sense of humour makes me chuckle.
This is the sixth book in a completed 7 book series. However, the final book is a novella tying up a few loose ends. All of the main mysteries have been solved and the threats neutralises in this story. This means that there’s NO life-or-death perilous cliffhanger at the end of this book. I’m emotionally invested in Grier, so can’t wait to read the extra novella – How to Kiss an Undead Bride: The Epilogues. I’ll be borrowing it using my Kindle Unlimited subscription before you can say, “Necromancers do it in sigils“. Plus I’ll read any more that Hailey wants to write in the future! 😉
Keep reading to find out more about Hailey and this amazing series.
The Beginner’s Guide To Necromancy series by Hailey Edwards
It’s never too late to start your undead adventures with Grier and her friends. Click the titles to read my review or buy the books yourself.
- How to Save an Undead Life (The Beginner’s Guide to Necromancy #1) (2017)
- How to Claim an Undead Soul (The Beginner’s Guide to Necromancy #2)(2017)
- How to Break an Undead Heart (The Beginner’s Guide to Necromancy #3) (2018)
- How to Dance an Undead Waltz (The Beginner’s Guide to Necromancy #4) (2018)
- How to Live an Undead Lie (The Beginner’s Guide to Necromancy #5)(2018)
- How to Wake an Undead City (The Beginner’s Guide to Necromancy #6) (2019)
- How to Kiss an Undead Bride (The Beginner’s Guide to Necromancy #7) (2019)
- How to Survive an Undead Honeymoon (The Beginner’s Guide to Necromancy #8) (2020)
- How to Rattle an Undead Couple (The Beginner’s Guide to Necromancy #9) (Due Oct 2020)
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Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to read my mini review. I hope I’ve sparked your interest and you’ll add this one to your ever-growing TBR piles! (Or any of the books from The Beginners’ Guide to Necromancy) 😉
Bye for now,