Do you like books featuring demons? They’re sort of a guilty pleasure for me. I mean, they’re DEMONS. And I was brought up in a strict Baptist home and The Exorcist scared the crap out of me. And, uh, they’re demons.
But some of the paranormal romances with demons are, if you’ll pardon the pun, really hot. Because the demons in paranormal romance are always tortured, and who doesn’t love a tortured hero? They’re misunderstood, they’re sexy, they’re often the victims of poor impulse control, and seem to frequently have delightfully snarky senses of humor because, as demons, they don’t have to worry about being politically correct. They only need the right woman to turn their miserable lives around (tortured, remember?).
Today’s featured book, Sidney Ayers’ Demons Like It Hot, fascinates me because it combines a hot, tortured demon mercenary with a heroine who’s a caterer. Now, I don’t know about you guys, but I’m a serious Food Network fan. I’d wrap Michael Symon up with a bow and bring him home for my birthday if I could. So I love the premise of this book!
ABOUT THE BOOK: Serah SanGermano runs a successful catering company in a Midwestern town. After she inadvertently helped her friend unleash a legion of demons, she’s been trying to hide her own newly discovered powers. Matthias Ambrose, a mysterious demon mercenary sent to protect her, has his own secret— one that will embroil them both in the scandal from hell. (December 1, 2011, from Sourcebooks Casablanca)
So…how about you? Have you read a book with demons in it? Were they romantic demons, or scary demons? One happy commenter will receive a print copy of Demons Like It Hot, by Sidney Ayers. You know the drill, kiddies: one entry for comment, a second for blog follow, third for Twitter follow @Suzanne_Johnson, and a fourth for a tweet or retweet.