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Review: Jane Slayre | The Literary Omnivore

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Read this book and find out for yourself. I mounted into the window seat and sat cross-legged. Perhaps I should make you one of us and force you out into the sun. Two th Being raised by vampyres slsyre change Jans destiny as a slayer. From the first page you’ll get hooked as we meet Jane Slayre and learn a little bit about the family she is living with. That being said, I highly recommend this book.

Review: Jane Slayre

He drank until I began to weaken, and I had the vision again of my standing over him, victorious at last. Publisher’s Summary Raised by vampyre relatives, Jane grows to resent the lifestyle’s effect on her upbringing. Will Jane end up with Mr.

Can a menagerie of bloodthirsty, flesh-eating, savage creatures-of-the-night keep a swashbuckling nineteenth-century lady from the gentleman she intends to marry? Probably the best aspect of this story was the hilarity of the situation. We only eat what we kill out of doors, or nobility! You are commenting using your WordPress. The subtextual violence of the original is made explicit here; the Reeds are inhuman to Jane and the children prey upon her? The fact that she uses her intellect more than her brawn, though, shows us that often times we overlook and underestimate that which seems weak on the surface.


I disliked how the novel included only the three “popular” fictional horror creatures but not others. It might have worked if this adaptation had also parodied the original. Email required Address never made public. However, this has not turned me away from the relatively recent slew of fantasy rewrites that have made their way to the shelves, such as Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters.

His wife is unable to stand the thought of ever growing old and not having her husband by her side so she begs him to turn her.

Jane Eyre at its best!!!! The cover, which depicted a famous portrait of Charlotte Bronte, only with a stake in her hand and blood spattered on her arm, immediately drew me in.

Apr 14, Mary BookHounds rated it really liked it Shelves: I truely loved this adaption! He pulled me close and sniffed me, not two or three times in the week, or once or twice in the day, but continually. But as this sells, I am sure Erwin has some other great works all planned out. The original story Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte follows the interesting life of Jane Eyre as she grows up and falls in love.

I only knew that her limbs frequently detached and she had a devil of a time putting them back on. Zombies have also come into play, but their fiercest slayer is Jane herself. There is something strange about Mr. Saving people and hunting things is the Slayre family business. I really loved the twists slayer turns, it was almost like a roller coaster ride.


Also, this was my first “twisted classic” book and Slsyre didn’t know what to expect when I first began. I’m not exactly sure how to review this book. Which is odd because other narration by Rosalyn Landor I have loved. No Reviews are Available. Can’t have a girl’s hair go frizzy, now can we.

These sensations for the time predominated over fear, and I received him in frantic sort. I will have to download the digital book to finish the story. June 1 4 Feb 24, It takes a strong woman to deal with vampires, werewolves and zombies.

Jane Slayre

And because she didn’t entirely ruin slyre ending. Reed longed for me to develop some tolerance to blood, I preferred my potatoes and spinach to anything that had actually lived.

I jerked free of his hold and sprang across the room. She is a Jane Slayre has just obtained a job as the new governess to Mr. John Reed was not going to take that dream from me. I feel it thrumming through your veins. That sounds like a great essay, Dean Diedrick!

If you’ve ever read and liked these kind of adaptations before, I’m fairly certain you’ll love this book. Together they were amazing! I imagined her inching closer, fangs extended.

Sheri Browning Erwin did a good job incorporating paranormal elements into a classic. Christmas Special The Drill Down