AUTHOR: Matt Wallace
PUBLISHING DATE: June 21, 2016
FROM GOODREADS: The team at Sin du Jour—New York’s exclusive caterers-to-the-damned—find themselves up against their toughest challenge, yet when they’re lured out west to prepare a feast in the most forbidding place in America: Hollywood, where false gods rule supreme.
Meanwhile, back at home, Ritter is attacked at home by the strangest hit-squad the world has ever seen, and the team must pull out all the stops if they’re to prevent themselves from being offered up as the main course in a feast they normally provide
Starring: The Prince of Lies, Lena Tarr, Darren Vargas. With Byron Luck. Introducing: the Easter Bunny.
Pride's Spell is the third installment in Matt Wallace's Sin du Jour series.
It's really hard to do this review justice without giving away too much because it's the 3rd in Wallace's Sin du Jour series, but I will start off by saying if you aren't reading this series, what are you waiting for? This is a perfect read for people who like fantasy, horror, hilarious plots and wonderful, badass, snarky characters.
"Pride's Spell" takes up where "Lustlocked" left off. And while I was afraid Wallace had broken my heart with the cliffhanger of the last book, I should have known he would know how to ease the pain with his next installment. In "Pride's Spell," half of the crew travels to L.A to do a catering job for a movie release, which the other half stays behind so clearly someone's plan is to divide and conquer. There is lots of action fighting demons as well as a killer Easter Bunny and a killer Santa, complete with demonic elves and reindeer. If that isn't enough to pique your interest, I don't know what is.
I would love to know how Wallace's mind works, but then again, it might be a scary place to visit. He mixes in numerous genres and candy-coats them with enough pop-culture references that most people can easily understand. I never thought he would top the Goblin King in the last book, but he came pretty close with some of the people/things in this one. I wish these books were longer, and I totally regret that it will now seem like forever until the next installment is released. "Pride's Spell" was a wonderful ride I couldn't wait to get on but like most roller coasters, it ended much too quickly.
I received an advanced copy from TOR in exchange for an honest review.
RATING: 5 PAWS
So basically, if you haven't started this series, do so now, as quick as you can. That way you will be all caught up when this one releases!