Review: Head Above Water (Gemini #2) by Hailey Edwards

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Gemini #2
Hailey Edwards
Urban Fantasy - Paranormal Romance - Supernatural
April 30th 2016


Gemini, Book 2


Camille Ellis has tracked many killers during her career,but this time it's personal. Cut off from conclave resources, she won't let a small thing like a suspension keep her from accepting Cord Graeson's offer of help.

Pretending to be mated to him is one way to secure allies, but the best that can be said of the Chandler Pack is they haven't killed or eaten her. Yet. Between the alpha's displeasure and the pack's distrust of fae, she's working overtime to keep her head above water.

Just when the fur starts to fly, a tip cracks her case--and her life--wide open.




Head Above Water starts off right at the ending point in book one, Dead in the Water. The author hooked me from the begging to the end. I couldn’t put this one down and read way into the night.

The world and characters are phenomenal. Their is no shortage of action, mystery, and a relationship that is just blooming. 

Cam is working on a case and the more she uncovers the more dangerous her life becomes. Besides all that the relationship between her and Cord is just growing, which they are dancing around, and Cam will have to make a choice. What every choice she makes she’ll have to navigate Warg politics. 

We get to see Camille really come out of her shell and let someone else into her life; besides her Aunt and Cousin. The growth and development was superb on her end. I loved Cord even though he’s domineering and harsh at times. He did also make mistakes where Cam is concerned, but even with all that they both learn more about the other and come to see deeper then others have about who they are inside and what they need in their lives. These two do some healing and open their hearts. 

Head Above Water was a faced-paced action-packed adventure. I am looking froward to delving deeper into the mystery of Charybdis and the relationship that is blooming between Cam and Cord. I am on pins and needles waiting for the third installment, Hell or High Water. 

Rated: 5 Above Water Stars

*Disclaimer: I received a complimentary review copy provided by CrushStar Multimedia LLC via NetGalley with the sole purpose of an honest review. All thoughts, comments and ratings are my own.

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6 comments on “Review: Head Above Water (Gemini #2) by Hailey Edwards

  1. This series looks great. Can you confirm that this isn’t erotica (which I prefer not to read)?
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    • No not erotica. It’s Urban Fantasy as for the romance it’s very light a kiss here or their. The couple have not gotten any more physical in their relationship, but when they do the author will mention, but not go into detail. It’s implied. If that makes scenes.
      This is a very good series. I love the Black Dog World she’s created. I recommend reading the Black Dog series, it’s good too and some of the characters pop up in this one, but even if you don’t read that series you are not lost since this one focuses on a whole new couple and issues.

  2. LOVE seeing character growth like that. That’s awesome. One day I’ll make it to her books. I so will 😀
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    • I was impressed with the character growth and relationship that is blooming between Cord and Cam. It was not as fast-paced, but we dig deeper into the heart of the characters.
      I have been enjoy the Black Dog World Ms. Edwards has created. To me it’s unique, but for others it might not be, but it’s still very much a world I have come to enjoy. I hope you get a chance someday to try out this UF series.