Friday, March 4, 2011

Review: Dead on Delivery by Eileen Rendahl

Dead on Delivery
Author:Eileen Rendahl
Release Date: March 1, 2011
Publisher: Berkley
Messenger Book #2
ISBN:  0425238784
ISBN13: 9780425238783
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Review Copy Source: Publisher for review

There are two men who have bitten the dust after a delivery from Messenger Melina Markowitz. As she tries to put together the pieces of this puzzle, she discovers that the two victims share common friends, common unexplained absences, and a common crime. Now, dark forces from the local community have been unleashed, drawing Melina into the web of a powerful woman, her voodoo, and her vengeance...

This is a series a came across by accident and dont see very many people who know about it. Hopefully people will see this and get on the Eileen Rendahl  Messenger series band wagon. Book two DEAD ON DELIVERY picks up where DON'T KILL THE MESSENGER left off. Melina is still delivering packages and is now running the Dojo left to her by her late friend and mentor Mae, enjoying her relationship with her cop boyfriend Ted, her roommate Norah is freaking out after book 1 events and will hardly leave the apartment and her ER vampire Dr friend Alex is acting super weird and creepy.

The story is full of mystery, action, twists and turns. Eileen's characters are well developed and easy to like. They all grow a ton throughout the book. Melina has to really open herself up in DEAD ON DELIVERY and start revealing herself to the people she loves as well as accept that she is loved as well. There is a revelation at the end that I can not wait to find out the reaction of. This series is unique with great plots and Inventive situations that will suck you right in.

I gave it 4/5 stars