Magiere and her half-elf partner, Leesil, have the cleverest con in the land. Magiere claims to be a vampire hunter, while Leesil impersonates a vampire, and in a. Praise. “A fabulous entertainment wrought with mystery, adventure, and sharp- toothed wit.”—Mark Anthony, author of Beyond the Pale. “Dhampir kept me turning. Barb Hendee and J.C. Hendee These are the epic adventures of Magiere, a dhampir (half human, half vampire), and Leesil, her half-elf lover, vampire hunters in.

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Dhampir (Noble Dead Saga, Series 1, #1) by Barb Hendee

Some of the other character-based scenes become repetitive as well: I had the luxury of starting the series from the middle, with In Shade and Shadow, and was so pleasantly surprised that I finished the entire book that night and ordered all the others in the series the next morning. Mass Market Paperbackpages. Here’s another fail; it seemed when any character aside from the sullen pain in the ass heroine sat down to think, the reader was treated to a ten page or longer backstory.

Magiere eventually meets a mysterious man named Welstiel who tells her that she’s actually the daughter of a recently turned vampire father and a human mother. My favorite character, the endearing and endlessly curious Wynn is great. I love the Northwest, and it’s a great place to write.

Jan 05, Steph rated it it was amazing Shelves: May 26, Matt Garcia rated it it was amazing. Similarly, Toret is constantly attempting to change himself to become better, but is eventually forced back into the role of Ratboy without care for mortality. Let’s populate the fantasy with lots of places. Wynn is a secondary character in the first section, not seen until the second book, as the first section of the Saga focuses on a Dhampir, Magiere, and her allies, Leesil and Chap with a hender secrets of their own as she kicks some vampire ass while learning more about her past, dhampkr dealing with political intrigue and elves that want to kill her.


Dhammpir also appreciate the fact that the authors have made the vampires three-dimensional characters, earning some empathy even as they wreak havoc. In truth this book is like a chair that someone built but forgot to screw together. It was published in Januaryand we’ve published a book in the Noble Dead Saga every year since.

The front cover blurb describes this as a hencee of Lord of the Rings because it has an elf?

I enjoyed this book, enough so that I want to continue reading the series. Pretty fun and fast read! Hendee have written two series in the Saga of the Noble Dead. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

View all 3 comments. It one of those things where I saw it coming and am completely glad that I was right.

I only slogged through the first 6 chapters, and then gave up. But as Magiere and Leesil uncover the truth, they discover just how close the enemy has always been…. Of course, her “vampire” is always her trusty half-elven partner Leesil playing the role of the undead fiend.

But at times it is also from some of the other characters, including the vampires.

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Leesil showed some skill, but again relied on a lot of luck. Read more Read less. I am so glad my books have found an audience because I love to write fiction more than anything else in the world Magiere’s dhampir powers are also developing in new ways and this scares and intrigues her. Retrieved 15 July Um die Stadt Miiska und damit auch ihre Zukunft in der Taverne zu sichern, muss sie den Auftrag annehmen und macht sich mit Leesil auf die Reise.


Mar 23, Marochka rated it really liked it Shelves: Oct 13, Angela rated it really liked it. I am also looking forward to learning more about Magiere’s father, Leesil’s past and the role of the Elves in this world.

Do I need to go on? The Noble Dead Saga continues… In her quest to find the orb of Spirit, Wynn Hygeorht is torn between two men who hate each other—her vampire protector, Chane Andraso, and the elf Osha, who has feelings for her.

You know, you have a confrontation and as the killing blow is being struck “something” happens and the blow is just slightly off, the villain gets away, and we need to build up to “another climax”. It takes another 50 pages for the main character to learn about what she is and accept it.

At least the vamps here aren’t cute, cuddly, lonely, romantic, blood suckers. More about Barb Hendee.

Dhampir Noble Dead Saga: But Magiere’s modus hits closer to home than she thinks, for when she faces down a real vampire, she wins. But far away in the capital city of Bela, a dnampir councilman’s daughter has been found dead on her own doorstep After four years of playing this ga 4. Nov 15, Kenny Bellew rated it it was amazing. I liked the premise of this book and I liked the first few chapters until I realized it was dgampir a scam.

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