Review: The Sight (Devil’s Isle #2) by Chloe Neill

The Sight Book Cover The Sight
Devil's Isle #2
Chloe Neill
Urban Fantasy - Paranormal Romance
NAL Trade
August 16th 2016
eBook/Paperback
330
Won Paperback

 

The paranormal war that engulfed New Orleans seven years ago is over. But the battle for the city is just beginning . . . 

Claire Connolly is a Sensitive, infected with magic when the Veil that divides humanity from the world beyond fell. Magic can easily consume and destroy a Sensitive, and if Claire’s secret is discovered she’ll be locked into the walled district of Devil’s Isle along with every other Paranormal left in the city.

Bounty hunter Liam Quinn discovered Claire’s secret, but refused to turn her in. Together they saved New Orleans from the resurgence of magic that nearly destroyed it. But now a dangerous cult is on the rise, and it will take both Claire and Liam—and magical allies within Devil’s Isle’s towering walls—to defeat the occult threat before magic corrupts them both...

 

The Sight is book two in the Devil’s Isle series by Chloe Neill. We’re in the middle of a war that gets dangerous fast.

This series does need to be read in order. Their is very little recap, and most of the world-building is laid out in book one, The Veil. Each book builds on the next getting us deeper into the magical and political world.

The Sight is tailored towards the political implications of two opposing sides. The start was a bit slow, which made it hard to get into the story, but around the halfway point things pick up and come to a head. Things then start to get very interesting with a few surprises and revelations along the way. It makes me curious especially after such an ending to see what will happen next. I didn’t expect that outcome.

We do get some forward progress with Claire and Liam’s romance. The sexual tension is strong between them, but even though they make progress, they also take a few steps back.

Overall, I really enjoyed The Sight.

Rated: 3.5 Stars

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I was born and raised in Northern Indiana. I’m an outdoor sun loving reader living near San Fransisco. I’m a mother, wife, dog owner, animal, and book lover. I’m the owner, reviewer, and mind behind Angel’s Guilty Pleasures. My favorite animals are horses & dogs. As for reading I love all things paranormal & urban fantasy. My favorite shifters are dragons!

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kimbacaffeinate
Guest

I enjoyed this and the twist at the end, I am looking forward to the next book!

Jen Twimom
Guest

Oh, I really like this series and enjoyed the second book. I felt the first book did a good job of creating an interesting world, but The Sight really drew me in. I cannot wait for the next one!

herding cats & burning soup
Guest

I started with this one and managed to do okay. I liked it and plan to go back for book one at some point. I was a bit surprised by that ending, too!

Braine
Guest

Shoot! I forgot I have this and failed to log it in my TBR. I do love the first one and i obviously need to get caught up. I’m such a loser lol

Tanya @ Rantings of a Reading Addict
Guest

For some reason I wasn’t as thrilled with the beginning of this series as I was hoping. I liked it, but I wasn’t over the moon, which I think is why I still haven’t jumped into The Sight yet. I’m hoping to get around to it soon though.

Mary Dellenbusch
Guest

Thanks for your review on this book. I have not read this series. Not sure about it. I loved the Chicagoland vampires series though. This series is just making me pause for some reason.

Melliane
Guest

I think we almost had the same feelings for this one