Prepare for a hell of a ride as Cynthia Leitich Smith calls on characters from her previous novels — and conjures up new ones — for a climactic showdown. A werewolf, a guardian angel and a former vampire princess take turns narrating the fourth in this smart, playful series that began with Tantalize. Prepare for a hell of a ride as Cynthia Leitich Smith calls on characters from her previous novels – and conjures up new ones – for a climactic showdown.

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You can turn a corner or page and run into a character from any of the previous novels. I recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a heaven vs. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.


I loved this book from start to finish. Dec 02, Becky Soledad rated it really liked it Shelves: In Diabolical all our familiar favourites return.

The plan, to call on the current Dracul to provide a letter of recommendation so Zach and Kieran can get accepted. In cynthhia beginning of the book, I found myself backtracking at times to keep up with who was talking. One thing that I think was done very well in terms of staying realistic according to the book’s rules was the setting.

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True fans of Cynthia Leitich Smith will immediately fall in love with this story. Watch these guys at night.

The one smigh of more Harrison in the book was finding out that he is super gay, which was kind of amusing. This comes from the switching back and forth between the main characters for the narration of the book. Miranda renounced her blood-sucking ways in ‘s Eternal and has since been stuck in limbo at a hotel called the Penultimate somewhere between Earth and Heaven.


Always introducing us to new characters cyntia situations, this book does not disappoint and is action packed with just the right amount of romance and humor! Refresh and try again.

Diabolical (Tantalize, #4) by Cynthia Leitich Smith

Further investigation shows that the Scholomance Preparatory Academy is a branch of the Eastern European institute of the same name and also happens to be the place that was once attended by Draculus Prime and Lucifer.

She spends her time running a themed restaurant: He should be up in Heaven but due to some broken protocol he has been condemned to walk the Earth and baby-sit vampires.

We are experiencing technical difficulties. I always enjoy the layers of Cyn Leitich-Smith’s books. Does the journey of one illuminate that of another?

Well, head off the to academy with his protectee, Quincie, and her wolf-man, Kieran in tow. Smith has a vivid imagination, her intricate plot keeps readers guessing until the very end. Together, this menagerie of magical creatures pretend to enlist at this spooky academy in order to protect another friend, Lucy, who has recently enrolled and whose life may be in peril due to the supernatural shenanigans that occur… For diabolica who are thirsting for more dark, paranormal fiction, this novel fits the bill.

So I gave this book away last month, but I haven’t properly reviewed it because I was mid-reading it at the time. Their actions proved to Zach that neophyte vampires can be saved and he takes that as his mission in order to regain his full heavenly status.

Jan 30, JeanBookNerd rated it really liked it Shelves: Miranda was a vampire princess in Chicago for about 2 years. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Deze website is te koop! Zach and Miranda use them excessively. Gosh, I just can’t believe that I’m finally done with the series. God forgave her, but that doesn’t mean she’s forgiven herself. Although this book started off slowly, I feel that was necessary in order to introduce all the characters and concepts.


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There are some excellent twists in the plot and fab new characters, especially Vesper and Nigel and the relationships between Miranda and Zachary cyntbia Quincie and Kieren are as sweet as ever. The detail-overload to detail-underload threw me off a bit, but it did help to keep me on my toes for the later parts of the book.

Jun 19, Anne rated it liked it Shelves: Although I always love a happy ending, the conclusion of this novel was, simply put, cheesy. There were various points throughout the book where I actually gasped out loud, and my eyes did a little bit of a bulging out thing, and my mouth hung open!

This flaw aside, fans of the first three will thrill to this latest. Perhaps the perfect gift for your YA reader: There is a graphic novel through his point of view. Smith wraps up the series with the perfect ending. It was also named to the Texas 2 x 2 List.

A few students die cynthoa of the 10 enrolled. She watches as Lucy moves to a new school and realizes that the Scholomance Preparatory Academy is part of the European Institute, the same one Draculus Prime and Lucifer attended. There was a lot of backstory to catch up on, and many characters introduced in just the first chapter.