{Review} Undercover Empath: Kindred Demon by @RaShelleWorkman @CuriosityQuills

July 15, 2015 New Adult, Reviews 4 ★★★½

{Review} Undercover Empath: Kindred Demon by @RaShelleWorkman  @CuriosityQuillsUndercover Empath: Kindred Demon by RaShelle Workman
Pages: 94
Published by Curiosity Quills Press on June 1, 2015
Series: Undercover Empath #1
Genres: New Adult, Romance, Paranormal
Source: ecopy from Publisher

Nineteen-year-old detective Rose Hansen has a secret. She can read a person’s intentions by touching their hands and that’s the least strange thing about her.

Only one person knows, her partner Jack.

At least that’s what she believes until a handsome, shirtless stranger appears on her doorstep in small town Blush Valley, California. He leaves her an envelope, but not before articulating his disappointment in her for ignoring her powers. The contents send Rose on a path toward the supernatural, solving her parents’ murders, and possibly even saving the world.

Aside from that, Rose and her partner have two important cases they’re working. The first involves a missing child. The other is the death of a stripper. Once it is ruled a serial killing, a very hot FBI agent from L.A. shows up and is given lead. To make matters worse, he asks her to go undercover. As a stripper. And that is just the beginning of her troubles...

Note: This book may be unsuitable for people under 17 years of age due to its use of sexual content, drug and alcohol use, and/or violence.
NA Review My Thoughts

Undercover Empath: Kindred Demon is the first book in the New Adult paranormal series, Undercover Empath. I really like how well the covers of the series go together. They are almost identical but in different colors. And they are each really pretty. It follows detective Rose Hansen who can determine anyone’s intentions with the slightest brush of her hand. It is a gift that Rose shies away from, but it is really useful in her chosen profession. I really enjoyed Kindred Demon. It is a super quick read, but I thought Rashelle Workman did a really good job with the paranormal elements in the story. They were very upfront and in your face. I also really liked the mystery surrounding Rose’s parents and the bio facility that I am sure is going to play a much larger role in future books.

Romance was not really in the forefront of this book. It was focused more on introducing the world and characters, and surprisingly, I was ok with that. because I could see some of the inklings of where the romance is going to go in the future and it made me very happy. I also think he is going to play a bigger role. There is more to meets the eye with him. I have a couple of ideas, but they each pretty different so who knows.

Undercover Empath: Kindred Demon is a super quick read. Almost too quick. My main drawback with the story was that I wished it was a little more fleshed out. Don’t get me wrong, there will be plenty of time for more character and plot development in future books, but I felt like this installment just flew by and there could have been a little more. Each book so far has been about 100 pages, so maybe they are more like longer novellas or serials. I was expecting full length novels, which is probably why it felt short to me. The second book is already out so I can get my instant gratification and find out what happens next, which is a big plus in my book, but the summary is the same as the first book. I think that should be redone, it was pretty confusing to me. I am really interested in following this story. I love Rose, I hope the romance turns out the way that I want and I can’t wait to see what surprises Rashelle has in store for us next.

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About RaShelle Workman

RaShelle Workman is the author of the popular Blood and Snow series. She loves to reinvent fairy tales readers can sink their teeth into. Her stories include vampires, werewolves, witches, aliens, and creatures of her own creation. Her books: Sleeping Roses, Exiled, Beguiled, and Dovetailed have foreign rights contracts with a Turkish publisher. RaShelle is also one of the co-founders of IndiePUBCon. Currently, she lives in Utah with her husband, three children, and their three dogs.

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4 Responses to “{Review} Undercover Empath: Kindred Demon by @RaShelleWorkman @CuriosityQuills”

  1. kindlemom1

    Glad you were okay with the lack of romance, it doesn’t sound like it hurt the story at all. This sounds like such an interesting read, glad you liked it and it was a good start to the series.

  2. Christy

    Oh, that sucks when you think you’re reading a full novel and it’s super short. As long as all installments are out or bundled together, I’d give them a try. It sounds like a good intro to the series, at least.

  3. jazmen

    Sounds like an intriguing read but I’m concerned about the length. I’m funny about novella length books. I’ll think on this one!

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