Series: The Hollows #12
Published by Voyager on February 25, 2014
Genres: Paranormal, Urban Fantasy
Source: Received from Publisher via Edelweiss
Witch and day-walking demon Rachel Morgan has managed to save the demonic ever after from shrinking, but at a high cost. Now strange magic is attacking Cincinnati and the Hollows, causing spells to backfire or go horribly wrong, and the truce between the races, between Inderlander and human, is shattering.
Rachel must stop the occurrences before the undead vampire masters who keep the rest of the undead under control are lost and it becomes all-out supernatural war. However, the only way to do so is through the ancient elven wild magic, which carries its own perils.
The Undead Pool by Kim Harrison is the 12th book in The Hollows series. If you ask me, I think it might be the best installment yet! My favorite witch/day-walking demon is trying hard to stay out of trouble, but when you are Rachel Morgan that is a hard mission to accomplish.
All of the cast is back in action and character growth is vibrant, making The Undead Pool the best book YET of The Hallows series. Although I love this series, Rachel was never a favorite. This has all changed. Her acceptance of who she is has come to the front and I adored and appreciated her transformation. With captivating action and a perfectly flowing plot line from beginning to end, Harrison deepens our knowledge and history of the demons, but still leaves the readers with some unanswered questions leaving you wanting more!
Rachel also *might* FINALLY have another love interest…or acting on one that already exists. I don’t want to give away any spoilers or surprises, but OMG I was happy with her progress and ability to accept something new. If you are a fan of this series you will not be let down by The Undead Pool and if you are a new comer, I think The Undead Pool could be read independently. However, I would recommend the other books in this series as the world building and characters have so much to offer.
I rate The Undead Pool 5 out of 5 Bullets!