The fight for survival begins.
An ancient prophecy warns of a girl destined to cause the extinction of the vampire race.
So when 17-year-old Axelia falls into a sacred well filled with blood and emerges a vampire, the immortal empire believes she is this legendary destroyer. Hunted by soldiers and mercenaries, Axelia and her reluctant ally, the vampire bladesmith Lucas, must battle to survive.
How will she convince the empire that she is just an innocent teenager-turned bloodsucker and not a creature of destruction? And if she cannot, can a vampire who is afraid of bugs summon the courage to fight a nation of immortals?
Rating: 4.5/5 stars
Release Date: 6th June 2012
I don’t know what to say! OMG. This book doesn’t have any boring moments, in my opinion! From the start, What Kills Me, surprised me with how the story progressed, the twists was really exciting and unexpected. One moment, it was like this and then, bam the story would go the other way you thought of. And it was really freakin’ good! It was a fun read and brilliantly made.
I thought at the first chapters, it would suck and because I thought it was Paolo who’s her partner. So I was shocked when Paolo said and did that to Zee. The author gave my mind some teasing! LOL. I really, really didn’t expect that one! From then on, I was hooked. I was craving to know more. So when Axelia or Zee met new people and those people especially Noel wants to protect her, I feel like crying when they need to go now because the Aramatta (am I right about this one’s spelling?) was coming for Zee. :(
And oh, that Obaia? I think I got that one right. (view spoiler @ my GR) oh yeah, I thought I like the Empress. Then I don’t. :p Then I think I’m gonna start liking her once again. :)
I like Lucas. Well, who doesn’t like him? He’s a bit of a jerk. But jerk guys when they started to like you, they are sweet. It’s just an outer shell, their mask to hide their emotions. So yeah, love him.
My only problem with it was that there’re lots of fade out scenes. I mean, not sex scenes, cause there’s no sex scene as of yet. I want to see how they practice, like with Lucas’ Obaia, or how Lucas trained Zee. I want to see how they would DO it. But it was not included and just treated like they already finished the training.
What Kills Me is a fast-paced book that I thought that it was not a series and just a stand alone. But the author confirmed to me that it will be a series and that she’s currently doing the second book! Hurray!!! More Lucas! So I was wondering what would happen next? What will be Channing’s new tricks for our mind now? ;)
Also, I love the fighting scenes! Zee’s an awesome, kick-ass character!