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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Book Review: Incubus by Carol Goodman

Its a must read. There’s Paul, there’s the incubus, there’s a couple guys from the college–and there’s no steaminess to be had anywhere in ggoodman of those relationships.

But then, Callie is a little bit weird herself; she has been having visits from a demon prince, who has turned into a demon lover recently, since she was a child and her parents died. The only downside is that her beautiful house came with an incubus in residence, who is slowly sucking her life force away… even as she finds herself increasingly attached to the vivid erotic dreams that come with his possession. Subscribe to the LoveVampires email newsletter and get site news, reviews and information delivered direct to your mailbox.

Truly, reading her voice was like watching paint dry.

Trivia About The Demon Lover Goodman the story begins, she is offered a job in a quaint little New York town, with a small private college. Instead this book started with Callie, who has a name that in full no one can pronounce because that is the new thing that authors love to do, inte I couldn’t finish this book.

We get odd students and secretive faculty and staff that added great spice to this book. Reading, Watching, Listening, Doing 3. Despite it being her second choice, she finds herself talked into accepting a job offer from the Folklore Department to teach a class on demons and vampires.


Her descriptions are lush and it just felt like a cozy mystery with a small town feel with a great community. I either liked them or was having neutral feelings towards them. And that’s too bad, because the author does seem to know how to write or she’s got one whale of a good editor.

Genesis George Udenkwo 8. Her incubus is not the only mythical creature in Fairwick. Follow One More Page. My last gripe, there was no HEA at the end of this story, but by the time I got to that point, I was just ready for the whole thing to be done. The ending made the book earn an extra star.

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Ladies, in this book you won’t even get a grossly comical ‘manly meat missile’. Now, even though Callie is an expert on the study of the incubus and Dahlia’s journals gokdman her encounters with the same being While not as intricate in its world building or characterization as A Discovery of WitchesThe Demon Lover is, nevertheless, indubus in ambience, suspense and romance.

I’m going to start this review by telling you what I wish I knew when I started this goosman. I pictured something quite different from the summary. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. She’s smart, she is not TSTL, which is a definite plus, but it just doesn’t seem like she is a well-developed character.

Murder and monstrosity on the streets of Victorian London. The coil that had been wrapping itself around me paused. Callie Macfay is an easy heroine to identify with. Would a different ending have given this book a higher rating?

Incubus by Carol Goodman book review

inucbus Just when she feels she is settling in, Callie is visited by a demon lover that is determined to suck the life out of her. Callie is being haunted by an incubus.

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Callie grew up listening to her parents fairy tales but when they died when she was only 12 and in walked a shadowy figure in her dreams to tell her stories. Now that that is out of the way … Lovers of Deborah Harkness’s All Souls Trilogy will no doubt enjoy and appreciate this book. Callie herself is a strong and a well written personality who is easily lovable and can be connected with from the get go. The book starts out slow for me and doesn’t pick up much after that.

And then her new — and rather strange — colleagues tell her a local legend about an incubus with a human past who was enchanted by a fairy queen… The Review Incubus is the first novel in the Fairwick Chronicles, a new urban fantasy series by award-winning mystery author Carol Goodman.

But when she goes to Fairwick he returns to her dreams but not to read fairy tales!

I found this aspect of the story as intriguing as the suspenseful mystery. Trackbacks and Pingbacks Book news: There is a unique style that ignores many of the usual UF genre conventions to good effect.

Your experience with me will be vastly different. His lips, pearly wet, parted and he blew into my mouth. This book is recommended for those who don’t mind an aimless plot and little direction, but love fairy tales, paranormal mythology, and a rich writing style. This book immediate Juliet Dark is a pseudonym for Carol Goodman. View all 3 comments. However when it does, the multiple plot lines weaved together never ceases to captivate you.