Lucifer’s Daughter by Eve Langlais (Princess of Hell #1)
Erotic Paranormal Romance
August 9, 2010
Liquid Silver Books
Reviewed by Mandi
Muriel owns a bar, has boy trouble and just happens to be Satan’s daughter. She is a princess of Hell, but loves the color pink much to her father’s dismay. She got straight A’s through school and at 23 is still a virgin. This makes the devil weep. He wants his daughter to be evil! To do dirty deeds! Instead, she is waiting to have sex until she falls in love and is very happy being a bartender.
When three very smexy men come into her bar one night, one of them, Auric catches her eye. Very physically attracted to him, he doesn’t even run screaming when she finally admits who her dad is. Auric has secrets though, and every time they get around to what he is, he changes the subject. Auric starts to follow Muriel around, making sure she is safe (although being Satan’s daughter – she is pretty kick-ass herself.) When Muriel realizes someone is trying to overthrow dear old dad, she becomes a target.
Lucifer’s Daughter is a very cute, light-hearted paranormal novella that I read in one sitting. Told in Muriel’s point of view, she is quite snarky and humorous. Especially when we first meet her father, Satan:
“It wasn’t bad enough you got straight A’s in school. Oh, no,” he said, warming up. “You just have to be a virgin, too. You’re twenty-three years old. It’s just wrong,” he shouted. “I raised you to be more evil than this.”
I love that although her dad is the devil but he really does care for her, although he might not always show it. Her mother ran off when she was young and they have this deep father-daughter bond that is really cute throughout.
Auric is very sexy and we get some erotic scenes that are very hot. I will say although I love their chemistry and attraction, Muriel makes such a big deal that she has to be in love before she has sex, and I think the love declaration felt really rushed in this. It didn’t feel like enough time elapsed for them to really be in love. But overall a really cute, quick story.
Snowballs in Hell by Eve Langlais (Princess in Hell #2)
Erotic M/F/M Paranormal Romance
January 14, 2011
Liquid Silver Books
Reviewed by Mandi
This book picks up about one month after Lucifer’s Daughter ends. Muriel is still dealing with the ramifications of the end of Lucifer’s Daughter where she ends up in Hell, tortured by an unknown hooded figure. Back safe with her lover Auric, she has been having bad nightmares. The upside, she has been having a lot of sex – especially since it allows her magical abilities to rejuvenate. Her father Satan still has no idea why this mysterious person is trying to kill Muriel, but they all start to suspect it has something to do with her mother. Both Satan and Muriel have no idea who her mother was, and they realize some sort of spell was placed upon Muriel that makes it unable for her to remember. Since her magical powers is based off of having sex, the only solution to breaking this spell and getting answers is to – well, have more sex – with a a second man.
Snowballs in Hell is another cute, erotic installment in this series. I like Muriel’s voice. Being the princess of hell she has an attitude to go with that title, but she is also really in love with Auric and has a very good relationship with the devil, her father. It’s a little silly, but it is good silly. Someone is trying to overthrow the Devil, and Muriel is deeply involved. In this one, we get more emphasis on the smexin’ than on the villain. It is determined the only way Muriel can break her spell to be able to pursue who her mother is, is to have sex with Auric..and someone else. That someone else turns out to be David, Auric’s good friend. Muriel is very against this scenario, but Auric wants her safe, and if having a ménage is the only way to do it, then darn it, they all three get into bed. And it is very sexy. I will say – the scenario of having to have a ménage to get rid of her spell isn’t my favorite. But it works pretty well in this story.
Both of these novellas are very quick reads and very entertaining. Paired with some very erotic sex scenes, I will read more from Eve Langlais.
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