A dhampir is a mortal, born from the union of a vampire and a human. Dhampirs have pale skin and dark hair, with blood red highlights. Around vampires. Series 1 See all the pages for the Noble Dead Wiki. Magiere acts as the hunter and Leesil appears as the vampire and fakes being killed. After one such “game”, Magiere and their canine companion Chap.

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In Series 1, Book 1, S1B2: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Explore the Home Gift Guide. The plot though, dragged and grew repetitive after a while, as I felt it could all be done with a lot faster. I think that some of the “in between” passages felt too static, the rhythm perhaps a bit unsettled as action and intrigue give way to exposition and backstory without keeping the blood pumping.

Before I spout another blood analogy, I think I’d better stop here and sink my teeth into the sequel! I liked the premise of this book and I liked the first few chapters until I realized it was all a scam. Sentences are awkward, descriptions are bumbled, a mysterious enigmatic stranger appears about 73 exaggeration times with mysterious enigmatic advice, both good and bad guys regularly suffer mortal wounds and miraculously recover to fight the very next day, etc.

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To emphasize how the book doesn’t dhampur you in, the dog is super cool and seems to have special powers, yet by page we still don’t know what they are or why or if it is even a dog. Instead, the story is subtler and more interesting: What I found could have been better was the pacing. Aside from those times, the characters act stupidly merely to move along the plot.

But Magiere has tired of this life, and when she decides to buy an inn and retire, a mysterious old man shows up insisting that she is a dhampir, or half vampire, half human, and the perfect vampire hunter. May 28, Madison rated it liked it.

End of aside, these characters are very real, despite having many supernatural qualities, and despite these superpowers, so to speak, they can still kick ass and get their asses kicked. They were brought together by the Fay to forge an alliance that might have the power to stand against the forces of dark magics.


The Noble Dead Nobel continues… In her quest to find the orb of Spirit, Wynn Hygeorht is torn between two men who hate each other—her vampire protector, Chane Andraso, and the elf Osha, who has feelings for her. Suddenly, their perspective added the extra flavor and emotional resonance that the group featured on the cover of the hdampir failed to deliver. The main characters go around robbing poor peasants of their money by pretending dhampi be vampire and hunter.

Ratboy reveals that Corische had once told him that it takes a vampire a while before their body completely changes and that a newly turned vampire may still be able to conceive a child with a human.

What I liked and didn’t like: While she is a mortal being, the vampire half of her blood gives her the ability and specialized skills to kill the Noble Undead. Sep 15, Jim rated it liked it Deae It turns out that thievery is in one of the character’s blood as hunting is in the other. After meeting with Welstiel and Brenden telling them that Magiere’s description of the attacker fits that of a warehouse owner in town, they finally break into the warehouse and navigate through the tunnels and traps down to find the vampires’ coffins.

Dhampir (Noble Dead Saga 1, book 1) by Barb Hendee and J C Hendee

The story is somewhat of a return to traditional fantasy and is told in third person from the points of view of multiple characters. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Magiere eventually meets a mysterious man na This is the first book noblw the Noble Dead series. Now, tired of the game, Magiere and her partner, the half-elf Leesil, Description: This is all going fine until they run into a real vampire, and their nobe dog goes berserk on the thing.

The premise intrigued me, but the book almost defeated my patience. The front cover blurb describes this as a mix of Lord of the Rings because it has an elf? It took some time until they showed any true compassion and regret for all the evil they have done and by then, I was finding it hard to care. The authors did something interesting in that they have the vampires as POV characters in the book so you have a sense of their doomed lives, their pasts, etc, and you feel sorry for them and interested in them.


The Dog in the Dark—Description”. I enjoyed getting to know all the different characters. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Overall, I liked it enough to want to read the sequels.

Magiere and Leesil decide to rebuild the tavern and stay in Miiska, hoping for the peaceful life they first intended when they came to town. I couldn’t stomach the 50 page xhampir chase scene, it is entirely too much. Overall i would not recommend this book. I originally wrote this review inthen went out and bought the rest of the series.

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Maybe that’s because I’m playing a lot of Dragon Age, and I really like the elf Zevran, but whatever the source Lessil is still a good character. Hendee [2] is a set of chronological books in series, and chronological series in a saga that tells the story of protagonists drawn together in a struggle against the little-known and little believed-in Noble Dead higher undead such as vampires that herald the return of a long forgotten age in a fantasy world.

Return to Book Page. And they will stop at nothing to keep Magiere from fulfilling her destiny. Series 1 6 books.

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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Sign In Don’t have an account? Leesin has a secret heritage of his own which makes him an ideal partner for the true hunter, and Leesin’s dog Chap also possesses the special capacity to take on the undead. Child of a Dead God.

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So, once again, I was pleasantly surprised not to find any Mary Sues on sight! The good guys, eh, whatever. Jun 07, Mike the Paladin rated it really liked it Shelves: And he is willing noblf do whatever it takes—even if he must reveal his own dreaded secrets, which may cost the entire party their lives…and their very souls.