Review of This Time by Azaaa Davis

“Nadira woke up encompassed in emptiness.” 
― Azaaa Davis, This Time

RATING
4/5
 

STATS

Kindle Edition 
250 pages
Published October 1st 2018 by Camp-Davis Productions
ASIN
B07F7X4HT1
Edition Language
English

STORY SYNOPSIS

Legendary demon hunter Nadira Holden paid the ultimate price to end the war between demons and hunters.

Resurrected in present-day New York, many years have passed, everyone moved on without her, and the demons she once battled have made peace with humans. Nadira no longer has a purpose here. Dying again might be her ticket back to that “next life” she experienced.

Except humans are disappearing, and Nadira’s father is one of the missing. Feeling a strong obligation to find him before sorting out her own fate, she begins investigating. 

She won’t rest in peace unless she can prove the demons are behind the disappearances. But Nadira is running out of time. The darkness within her is causing her to lose her humanity while the rest of mankind is on the verge of enslavement to the demons they now worship.

Fight with Nadira in a new urban fantasy series that combines monster-slaying action, family drama, and simmering romance. Experience why not even death can stop her. 

Fans of Vampire Hunter Anita Blake, Succubus Georgina Kincaid, Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Vampire Death Dealer Selene are possessed and eagerly awaiting the next book by fantasy author Azaaa Davis.”

MY THOUGHTS

I had a great opportunity to do this as a buddy read with my great friend Jodie at Witty and Sarcastic Book Club. She plows through books like a fiend and if you haven’t checked out her site you really should. She is a fabulous reviewer and reads all the cool stuff.

I have read a lot of urban fantasy, I mean a lot. I adore the genre. It hits that spot of fun and fantasy. This story hits a lot of those fun spots. Great kick-ass heroine that channels a bit of the Mercy Thompson vibes with some Kate Daniels. Nadira is more than just a tough character which adds a great dimension to the story. She has insecurities that war with her training and this allows the reader to identify with her as a character.

My only slight complaint with this book with the pacing. I had a difficult time with the pacing. I felt it was a bit uneven. The middle slowed down a touch. But once the story got going though, it was pretty exciting. I especially enjoyed the ending leading into the next book. Check out this indie story. It is really fun and worth the read.

Check out Witty and Sarcastic Book Club’s Review

“For the love of all things seasoned, it’s Na-di-ra! Nadira!”

― Azaaa Davis, This Time

PROCUREMENT

A copy was provided to me from the author

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Azaaa Davis is a writer of urban fantasy novels. 

She fell in love with reading as a high school freshman and continues to read, write, and draw today. Her background in social work helps her portray realistic characters in otherworldly—and sometimes terrifying—situations. A New York native, Azaaa currently lives in New Hampshire with her husband and daughter. 

She debuts with This Time, A Nadira Holden Novel, about demon hunters, family ties and the magic of love. 

She is working diligently to finish writing more fantasy novels.

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