Anna Strong was a tough-as-nails bounty hunter, until the night she was attacked-and changed forever. Now a vampire, Anna discovers that her long-dead brother may have had a daughter - and the girl's in serious trouble. There are some very dangerous people after her, but they're about to learn that to a bounty hunter with an unnatural thirst for blood, even the deadliest human predators are easy prey.
I actually liked this book as a lady gumshoe story than a urban fantasy. I really didn't see why Anna has to be a vampire in this book. She could have been a normal human being dealing with paranormal beings. I enjoyed this second story a lot better than the first book in the series. I hope Anna uses her full potential as a vampire in the next book.
6 of 6 people found this review helpful
While the deadpan delivery of the narrator takes some getting used to, I think the story is worth listening to. Anna Strong is not the brightest fledgling vampire on the block and yet I am enjoying the story and will try book three as well.
5 of 5 people found this review helpful
I was hoping the main character would be a bit more intelligent in this book than the previous one. But I could not get passed more than 3 and a half hours before I just quit listening to this book. The main character seems very witless, and seems to have no investigative skills for a bounty hunter. Also she doesn't think things through whats over then wonders why she has problems. She's overly secretive and not subtle about it, which causes her problems. She constantly lies to everyone she supposedly cares about and trusts no one except complete strangers. I would not recommend this series if you are looking for a intelligent story that you won't be spending half your time rolling your eyes asking "why are you doing that?"
9 of 10 people found this review helpful
What did you love best about Blood Drive?
Everything, it's a great series, if you like UF it's a must read or listen.
What was one of the most memorable moments of Blood Drive?
There's wasn't one moment in the book, love the whole book/series
What does Dina Pearlman bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?
She's a great Narrator, 5 stars all the way
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
I'm really enjoying this series so far. This is the second book and I am happily going onto the third. Unlike some of the other reviewers, I find the narrator, Dina Pearlman, excellent for this series. She has a good smokey tone with a haunting delivery for action scenes that make them almost like a film in slow-motion---very effective and unusual. And it reminds me a bit of a Raymond Chandler-type of narration.
As in the first book, I like the other characters including some very "good" smarmy villians! Also, lots of unexpected plot twists that I appreciate. The only one drawback is the same one as in the first book---what little sex there is, is so tame as to be dull.
But I think Anna's vampire character is spot on because she's new to the vampire world and discovers she needs "training", so it stands to reason that she doesn't make all the right decisions at first. Besides, it makes her more human that the reader can relate to.
Anyway, fun series that I certainly recommend.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
What made the experience of listening to Blood Drive the most enjoyable?
Having the same narrator Dina Pearlman preform the book!
What did you like best about this story?
How it keeps you caught up to wait and hear what the character will do next. thinking or speaking outloud - watch out!
Have you listened to any of Dina Pearlman’s other performances before? How does this one compare?
Book one: the becoming
Any additional comments?
Yes onto book 3
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
as in book one, the story is good but narration is killing it, of course now i'm hooked to the storyline,I'll just have to bear it.....my advice, listen to the sample first see if you can take the tone of the narrator first..
5 of 7 people found this review helpful
This is a average Vampire story. I enjoyed the book but got uninterested in parts.
2 of 3 people found this review helpful
I love this series because it's a roller coaster ride a minute. The story lines are plausible, supernatural are believable. Anna Strong female character which is wonderful in any series.
Where does Blood Drive rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?
the book has a great beginning for a series. it has a good story line and yes I did enjoyed but there was a couple of areas that could of been deleted.i would probally rank this book apx the middle.
Who was your favorite character and why?
I liked Annas role
What about Dina Pearlman’s performance did you like?
a very good reader and has great potienial