Something Chosen
Alex Owens

Death isn’t always the end… sometimes it’s only the beginning.

Claire’s trapped in a dead-end marriage, strapped for cash and getting desperate. Her chance at freedom comes in the form of a music con in Florida. Her mission? Win over a few big clients and collect a fat bonus check. It should have been easy, but Claire didn’t count on a bewitched violin, its sultry Italian owner, Bette, or her dark and dangerous companions.

Unfortunately, life isn’t all song lyrics and seduction. Tied to darkness by blood and power, Claire must harness her abilities if she has any hope of surviving this business trip from hell.

Uncaged Review: The start of a series,(that was released previously as a different title), then re-edited and new content added – I hadn’t read the previous release. The book has a unique twist to it, and a bit of humor. I’m not sure which characters I liked the best, or if I was really drawn to any of them except Claire. I don’t know that I’ve met the character that I see Claire with the best yet. We will see.
As a new vampire, Claire also has extra powers that have been sparked to life with her new undead status. Her maker, Bette – is trying to unravel them, in the meantime, Claire tries to negotiate her new life as a vampire, with a daughter at home and a soon-to-be ex-husband.

The premise kept me interested, but I think it had a slow start for me. It wasn’t until I was well over half-way through when the book really took off for me. It will be interesting in the next books to see where Claire will go from here.Reviewed by Cyrene

4 Stars