Books by Katie MacAlister

C-
Even Vampires Get the Blues

Even Vampires Get the Blues, with its sharp humor, sexy vampire groupie, and brotherly bonding had me hoping for very special book. But after a while my enjoyment lagged and I found myself wanting the author to stop introducing an abundance of Fantasy creatures and their rules and arcane lore, and j ...

F
The Corset Diaries

The Corset Diaries takes place during a reality television series set in Victorian times with our heroine playing an American duchess. I love the Victorian era, and adore the theme of American women who married for a title, so I settled down anticipating a wonderful read. Tessa Riordan is not ...

B
Sex and The Single Vampire

I have to admit, I decided to review this book because of the title. Vampires and sex, how much more intriguing can you get? Indeed, the book does become as interesting as the title, but unfortunately you have to get through the first couple of chapters of overstuffed inner monologue from the main c ...

B-
A Girl's Guide to Vampires

The author dedicates this book to Christine Feehan, and I thought of it as the flip side of the Carpathian universe. I enjoyed this book tremendously until about three-fourths of the way through it. Then the heroine, who had been sarcastic and witty, suddenly became annoying, bordering on TSTL. What ...

C+
Men in Kilts

Men in Kilts is the second book this year that lured me in with an irresistible title (the first was Nerd in Shining Armor). I love intellectual heroes, but like any red-blooded Outlander fan, I find it hard to resist a man in a kilt. I even wrote a purple prose parody on the subject back in 2000, a ...

C-
Improper English

Helen Fielding has a lot to answer for. With the success of Bridget Jones's Diary, a myriad of authors have felt free to trot out the insecurities, dirty laundry and occasionally messy love lives of their heroines with impunity. Katie MacAlister, though her writing is very clever and adroit, doesn't ...