21 Jul Paperback Incubus . Carol Goodman then her new – and rather strange – colleagues tell her a local legend about an incubus demon. Incubus is the first novel in the Fairwick Chronicles, a new urban fantasy series by award-winning mystery author Carol Goodman. Incubus (Fairwick Chronicles, book 1) by Carol Goodman – book cover, description, publication history.

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And seriously, I want to be a literature professor of gothic literature! When she wakes up, how she gets to the college, what she taught in class, when she went to sleep. Also, unless you are a fan of heavy narrating, be prepared for inchbus a bit of story with very little dialogue. I’m going to start this review by telling you what I wish Incbuus knew when I started this book.

A Day in the Life of And her willingness to accept her new world of magic was admirable.

What I couldn’t forgive was the ending. The coil that had been wrapping itself around me paused. Imagine, if you can, a small room, hexagonal in shape, like the cell of a bee. My gothic readings are a beloved hobby, not a career I couldn’t finish this book. I’d had this book on my Kindle for years and never got to it, so I thought maybe the audio would be I’ve never been a fan of Justine Eyre so I don’t know why I thought I could handle her narration here. She spends her days at the college –and going through old papers that Dahlia left in the house.

Once she does, the book really reeled me in. Pretty slow paced, lots of descriptions and details that I don’t really care about. Refresh and try again. And if so, could he be real? This town in layered with secrets. The funny thing is, I can’t read until evening and this book isn’t made for night, it will freak you out! After teaching Latin for several years, she studied for an MFA in fiction.


Incubus by Carol Goodman

Follow One More Page. Her descriptions are lush and it just felt like a cozy mystery with a small town feel with a great community. I liked the brief mention of of the other supporting characters but couldn’t get over the “sex” scenes which seemed more like Harlequin Romance renditions of Massengil Douche ads.

Even though I was never bored, once my surprise at it being an adult book wore off I started to wonder where the plot was heading. Callie arrives at Fairwick College to interview for a position teaching folklore at the campus. Yet, there is a gothic horror feel to it as well. A city of carnal nightmare and monstrous appetite, nowhere in all the worlds of empire will you find its equal.

The Demon Lover actually made me want to pick up some mythical folklore books so I could experience some more horridly fascinating tales. I should have known I wasn’t going to enjoy this. I enjoyed watching Callie grow into her new incubis and fall goodmaj love whether she acknowledges that’s what’s happening or not.

I could see it as a movie, I could even hear the soundtrack in my mind. Mar 01, Khanh, first of her name, mother of bunnies rated it it was ok. But even if the narrator had been different, I’m certainI incuhus have still disliked this story.

As those around him age, Gray remains young and beautiful. My library Help Advanced Book Search. View all 7 comments. Then Callie makes another startling discovery: She has a demon lover—an incubus—and he will seduce her, pleasure her, and eventually suck the very life from her. Callie obviously has no idea about the existence of the supernatural in the beginning of the book and believes that supernatural creatures only exist in literature.

The author makes the attempt, but like inckbus plot, it falls flat.


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Worth giving it a try though, the plot is damn interesting and the characters seem to have potential. Feb 07, Lauren rated it really liked it Shelves: Reviewed for Wickedly Bookish Reviews http: The Demon Lover was not what I expected. Her parents died when she was twelve and ever since then she has dreamed of a dark male figure, a figure that never truly shows his face.

It may have also added to the problem of pacing so I guess that an author can only work with one or the ijcubus. Okay lets summarize the awesomeness of this book. There’s even a mystery that pops up as several members of the community grow ill.

Incubus by Carol Goodman : Book Review

Along with the magic of Fairwick, Callie unlocks a power inside her and in doing so it releases a creature from her dreams that continuously tempts her into vividly erotic fantasies. I actually find it difficult to make an opinion on her, how strange is that?

The Demon Lover Fairwick Chronicles, 1 3. It was like a slap in the face and I had to admit to myself that the demon lover had hypnotized goodma just Callie, but me as well. After she starts her career path towards studying gothic literature and fairy tales the man in her dreams disappears.

Callie grew up listening to oncubus p Wow, I am in love with this book. Dreams she begins to fear as well as anticipate… She learns that her home — a Victorian cottage at the edge of a wood — is supposedly haunted. All the side characters were very interesting as well.