Monday, February 25, 2013

Unwrapping: Review of ADDICTIONS OF A SEX DEMON by Jaye Shields

I love the Sex Demon Trilogy. I love the Sex Demons. Now the Trilogy is complete! As a host of the ADDICTIONS OF A SEX DEMON Blog Tour, I was lucky enough to receive an eARC of this final novella that not only gives Sephina her happily ever after but easily connects us to the Immortals In Alameda series that I'm also crazy mad about, but more about that another time.

***eARC provided by author in exchange for an honest and unscripted review.


Sephina is about to trade one addiction for another—and his name is Axel.

Sephina Antara has gotten into a lot of trouble as a sex demon with a drug addiction. Moving to a new village was supposed to help her get clean. But when she relapses, it comes with a side of hot dragon man.

Axel Stavros may be a drug dealer, but he's also the town healer. Half-human, half-dragon, his blood can cure just about anything, but it has some erotic side effects for its user, as the new beauty in town is about to find out…

Content Warning: graphic language, hot foreplay, and even hotter sex, including light bondage and some girl-on-girl action. 

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Sephina Antara is battling her addictions while trying to hide her backslide from her dearest friend and adopted sister, Zahra, and her soon-to-be husband, Lennox. When she goes in search of a drug dealer, she meets Axel Stavros, a man who is more than a man. Axel is also a Quetzelam - a rare dragon demon whose blood can heal but if consumed by a man, vicious, terrifying images of being attacked by the dragon will haunt the man's dreams, whereas, if consumed by a woman, she will have erotic dreams of incredible lovemaking that will keep her forever wishing to be with the dragon more than any other.

Sephina is a succubus or sex demon with pink hair and a great need. She needs regular sexual climax to stay healthy and with her addiction to ground fae wing, she needs a lot. She turns to a brothel under the suggestion of Lennox but needs more. When she discovers Axel, she's intrigued by his blue skin, dark good looks and neon blue eyes. Intrigued, and in need of sexual release once more, even after having been well serviced by the talented Catrina at Nymph's Hideout, a local brothel, she bargains with Axel to relieve his need for a happy ending if he supplies her with some much needed fae wing.

Axel Stavros is revered in the town of Orescia as a healer. Everyone knows that his blood can heal and so he's given lenience in all of his other activities. Once a year, for twelve hours, his species, Quetzelam, goes into heat. It's during this time that he needs a constant supply of climaxes to refuel his brimstone or his fire will go out forever. His problem - female Quetzelam are few and far between and most other women cannot handle his HOT lovemaking.  Through great fortune, the woman he needs most, delivers herself right into his hands but just as quickly disappears. Axel needs and desires the sexy, pink-haired succubus who tried to trade sexual favors for fae wing. Even as he seeks out another succubus in a nearby town to help him with his time in heat, his thoughts and his desires return to the pink-haired sex demon that has grabbed his attention as much as his blood has fired a need for him in Sephina.

Jaye Shields never ceases to amaze me at how much action, storyline, and hot, steamy sex she manages to fit into a novella. In ADDICTIONS OF A SEX DEMON, she does no less. Not only does she continue to create a world that is both unusual yet recognizable, she give us a deeper insight into the world of the Quetzelam and their unusual needs and fears. Axel is sexy, hot (in more ways than one), yet intriguing and very easy to fall in love with just as Sephina does. If you read CONFESSIONS OF A SEX DEMON, then you met the quirky, spunky, and troubled, pink-haired sex demon named Sephina Antara. I had hoped to learn a little more about her than what we already knew. We knew she came from a troubled childhood. We knew she had a father who wasn't worth the air he consumed at any given moment, and we knew that, thanks to Zhara Aniron, Sephina was a saved from an even worse fate but I would like to have learned more about her hopes and dreams beyond her addictions and survival. Axel is a good influence on Sephina and when things go wrong and they are caught by dragon hunters, she shows a strength that I'm not sure she knew she had but I would like to have seen more from her.

Over all, ADDICTIONS OF A SEX DEMON by Jaye Shields is a delightful addition to the Sex Demon Trilogy and surely fulfills our need to see Sephina get her happily-ever-after with a sexy demon who will keep her happily supplied with as many climaxes as she needs.

I most certainly recommend ADDICTIONS OF A SEX DEMON by Jaye Shields if you read the first two or even just CONFESSIONS OF A SEX DEMON. If you haven't read any of this series, you could easily start with this one, if you'd like a wildly sexual, and creatively imaginative experience with touches of bondage and flights of fancy including soaring through the clouds with a dragon. I do recommend reading them all, but ADDICTIONS OF A SEX DEMON will surely have you addicted to the series and needing more.

Happy Reading Everyone!

ADDICTIONS OF A SEX DEMON, a Sex Demon Trilogy novella by Jaye Shields, Beachwalk Press, available now in ebook formats.



Jaye Shields said...

Im so glad you liked Addictions of a sex demon! Thanks for another great review, love!

Amy Valentini said...

You're welcome, Jaye. I know this one was your favorite I think my fave is still CONFESSIONS! The whole trilogy rocks it though. Congrats. xoxo