Sunday, March 13, 2011
Undead and Unwed by Mary Janice Davidson
Synopsis: MaryJanice Davidson's cult hit Undead and Unwed is a delightful mixture of Sex and the City and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Waking up in a tacky coffin, and wearing off-brand shoes, Betsy Taylor can't believe the horrible turn her life has taken–then she discovers she's a vampire. Soon, Betsy becomes a participant in a power struggle between the forces of darkness. With only her friend Jessica and the hunky vampire Sinclair to help her, this new "Queen of Vampires" will have a tough time getting her afterlife straight.
Charlaine Harris...you have competition! Davidson's first novel in the Betsy Taylor series reminds me a lot of the Sookie Stackhouse series by Charlaine Harris, which I loved! Betsy Taylor is a spunky individual with a lot of character. She is in love with shoes as well as herself. She's easily distracted yet willing to help out others. The ending was pretty easy to predict, but it was still a fun and quick read. It took me about a day to finish the book and I'm already starting number two in the series! I recommend if you enjoyed the Sookie Stackhouse series or are interested in vampires and a little romance mixed in with action adventures.