Book Review: Tall, Dark, and Immortal by Cat Devon

Tall, Dark, and Immortal is part of the Entity series by Cat  Devon. I do not think I have read from this series before. but I found that this book can stand well on its own, although I did find myself interested in some of the secondary character's back stories. I might just go back and read from the back list.

Alex Sanchez is more than just an ordinary detective. He is also a vampire. Alex uses his unique gifts to police the mean streets of Chicago like a natural predator. But when he learns that local blood banks are being robbed, he's not sure what rattles him more: the bizarre crime wave or the stunningly beautiful journalist who is asking him questions. Keira Turner is dedicated to her job, and determined to uncover the truth. Dangerously, out-of-this-world handsome Detective Sanchez might not have a clue who's stealing blood, but he's sure that Keira is no mere mortal. She's descended from a long line of vampire hunters. And if they try to solve this case together, he'll have to fight the urge to kiss her, or kill her.

Tall, Dark, and Immortal is good urban fantasy or paranormal romance. Alex is a vampire with the need to protect and do right after what he sees as a less than stellar past. He works hard to protect his clan of vampires, and the humans in his jurisdiction. Keira is a reporter that does not think that the police are taking a rash of blood thefts seriously enough. After losing her mother and reading her late grandfather's journal she discovers some hard truths about the world around her. These two characters are both smart, independent, and determined to protect the people the care about- all while doing the right thing. I liked the dynamics between them and how they each work to achieve the best possible outcome for everyone. The banter and Keira's  I did find myself wondering if some of the 'bad stuff' Alex worries about having done in the past is in the previous books of the series, because it was never really explained in this book. I just cannot see Alex doing necessarily bad, at least when there are other options. 

Tall, Dark, and Immortal is a satisfying read with well developed characters and fun banter. I liked the connection and banter between characters as well as the quick pacing. 

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