Written in Red (The Others, #1)
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Written in Red

by Anne Bishop
Release date: February 28, 2013
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: fantasyurban fantasy

No one creates realms like New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop. Now in a thrilling new fantasy series, enter a world inhabited by the Others, unearthly entities — vampires and shape-shifters among them — who rule the Earth and whose prey are humans.

As a cassandra sangue, or blood prophet, Meg Corbyn can see the future when her skin is cut — a gift that feels more like a curse. Meg’s Controller keeps her enslaved so he can have full access to her visions. But when she escapes, the only safe place Meg can hide is at the Lakeside Courtyard — a business district operated by the Others.

Shape-shifter Simon Wolfgard is reluctant to hire the stranger who inquires about the Human Liaison job. First, he senses she’s keeping a secret, and second, she doesn’t smell like human prey. Yet a stronger instinct propels him to give Meg the job. And when he learns the truth about Meg and that she’s wanted by the government, he’ll have to decide if she’s worth the fight between humans and the Others that will surely follow.

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I've been avoiding Mary Sue heroines for quite some time now. So it took some persuasion from my part to actually start reading Written in Red. And honestly I have no idea how to rate this book. Let me give you some examples. So what's this book about? Well there is a girl who can cut herself and see the future. She manages to escape her former master and ends up with group of shifters called 'Others.' Sounds good doesn't it? Well, these shifters aren't the usual fuzzy and cuddly kind. They ... (more)
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