Review ~ Damned Souls and a Sangria by Annette Marie

Posted July 26, 2021 by Tanya in Reviews, Urban Fantasy / 0 Comments

Review ~ Damned Souls and a Sangria by Annette MarieDamned Souls and a Sangria by Annette Marie
Narrator: Cris Dukehart
Length: 8 hours 35 mins
Series: The Guild Codex: Spellbound #8
Published by Dark Owl Fantasy Inc, Tantor Audio on October 2, 2020
Genres: Urban Fantasy
Pages: 370
5 Stars
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Once upon a time, I was your average spunky redhead with the lamest employment history ever, a shaky relationship with my only family member, and no idea what I was doing with my life.

Now, I'm a pseudo mythic with the best bartending job in the world, the most amazing (and hot) best friends I never knew I needed, and a guild of misfit magic-users who've become my extended family.

And I'm about to lose it all.

In my desperation to save Ezra, I stumbled into a web of ruthless deception—and seriously pissed off a sleeping hydra. Now its every murderous head is turned toward me and my guild, and I don't know how to stop it. I'm not sure I can.

I'm not sure anyone can.

But if we don't, we're all doomed—Ezra, Aaron, Kai, and my beloved guild.

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I wanted to listen slow and savor every moment knowing this is the last book in the Spellbound series, but with how intense the action was, I couldn’t stop! I love these characters, they are SO much fun! Everything is coming to a head as Tori and the gang try to save Ezra. They have a serious enemy that is trying to bring them as well as the Crow & Hammer down.

Damned Souls and a Sangria brought so much action and suspense! We catch up with Demonized here and everyone in the Guild plays an important part in saving the whole city. We see characters show skills that will surprise you. I just don’t think I can explain how intense, fast-paced and exciting this book is. The ending was just what I needed for this group. There has always been that thread for Tori and Ezra and I think that was tied up nicely.

I am really sad that this is the last book featuring Tori and the guys. I’m sure we’ll see some of them in Demonized, Warped & Unveiled but it won’t be the same. Tori always got them into some interesting problems. This was a really fun series and I totally recommend it. I especially recommend the audiobooks. Cris Dukehart absolutely kills it with these characters.

About Annette Marie

Annette Marie is the author of YA urban fantasy series Steel & Stone, its prequel trilogy Spell Weaver, and romantic fantasy trilogy Red Winter. Her first love is fantasy, but fast-paced urban fantasy, bold heroines, and tantalizing forbidden romances are her guilty pleasures. She proudly admits she has a thing for dragons, and her editor has politely inquired as to whether she intends to include them in every single book.

Annette lives in the frozen winter wasteland of Alberta, Canada (okay, it’s not quite that bad). She shares her life with her remarkably patient, comparatively sensible husband and their furry minion of darkness—sorry, cat—Caesar. When not writing, she can be found elbow-deep in one art project or another while blissfully ignoring all adult responsibilities.

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