Friday, August 16, 2013

Stalked by Death Book Review

Jodi knows that any slip-ups made by the Ophi--a special group of necromancers born under the 13th sign of the zodiac--will fall on her shoulders... and that Hades is just waiting for them to screw up so he can wipe out the Ophi line. 
Unfortunately, Jodi has only convinced one Ophi to join her school: A hot guy named Chase who jeopardizes her relationship with Alex. Jodi loves Alex, but Chase can enhance her powers with just a touch—making her stronger than any Ophi has ever been. 
Her mixed emotions send her powers surging out of control, and the dead start rising without her conscious summoning—exactly what Hades doesn't want! If she chooses Alex over Chase, she may lose the battle to Hades, leading the Ophi race to extinction. If she chooses Chase, she might be able to stop Hades for good… but lose everything else. 
Jodi needs to figure things out fast--because death is stalking her at every turn. 

Jodi is busy with her new role and the leader of the Ophi School and trying to teach the remaining students how to raise and release souls. While trying to earn the their trust she notices her powers are a bit off. Off, as in, she starts raising the dead in her sleep, or after kissing her boyfriend, Alex. Yeah, she’s in trouble.
As if she didn’t have enough on her plate, a new recruit has come to the school named Chase. For some reason she finds herself uncontrollably drawn to him. Something as innocent as his hand brushing against her hand makes her crave more and happens to have deadly consequences. Suddenly everything is in jeopardy, her relationship with Alex, the deal with Hades and the entire Ophi race is at stake.
Stalked by Death is a perfect sequel to Touch of Death. Jodi has matured and grown up, and with that comes grown up problems. Hashway has a way with drawing you in and you find yourself having non-fictional feelings for fictional characters. Yes, she’s that good. My only complaint is the cliffhanger. Why, Kelly, why?? Honestly, the cliffhanger is perfect. You’ll be shocked, mad, excited and sad…but mostly sad, because Face of Death doesn’t come out until January. I give it five out of five deep fried, delicious, donuts!