Title: Entice (Need, #3)
Author: Carrie Jones
Pages: 264 (hardcover)
Publication Date: January 3, 2011
Series: Need & Captivate
Zara and Nick are soul mates, meant to be together forever. But that's not quite how things have worked out.
For starters, well, Nick is dead. Supposedly, he's been taken to a mythic place for warriors known as Valhalla, so Zara and her friends might be able to get him back. But it's taking time, and meanwhile a group of evil pixies is devastating Bedford, with more teens going missing every day. An all-out war seems imminent, and the good guys need all the warriors they can find. But how to get to Valhalla?
And even if Zara and her friends discover the way, there's that other small problem: Zara's been pixie kissed. When she finds Nick, will he even want to go with her? Especially since she hasn't just turned. She's Astley's queen.
A beautifully written novel surrounding a mesmerizing world full of werewolves, pixies, and weres and a stirring plethora of characters, Entice has drawn me all throughout. Drama, pixies, mythology, Valhalla, it’s all very crazy!
Jones has definitely brought up Entice to a much more intricate level for the characters... It was a roller coaster ride for all of them, especially for Zara. Decisions, sacrifices, roadblocks, and consequences were all happening throughout the novel. Jones keeps you at the edge of your seat because you don’t know what’s next. Issues and conflicts are just thrown in and it’s exciting to see what decisions and actions the characters would choose.
I miss the old Zara. In Entice, she isn’t as eccentric as she was in Need & Captivate. Not only that but, she made very peculiar decisions… and yet, she ended up struggling and facing it. Though, Astley, enigmatic and handsome, definitely dominates in this novel. He beats Nick’s personality since Nick was a bit too judgmental at times. Both Zara and Astley strengthen their relationship and friendship with each other. He’s valiant and caring, especially with Zara. He always accepted who she was, her actions and did not stop her to do anything. Not like Nick, whom got a bit overbearing.
The love triangle was a fun add-on. It made more interest and intensified the novel. It’s interesting to see how in Need, Zara was all for Nick, and now, she’s a bit apprehensive to who she’s really for. It seems to be that Nick isn’t the best choice for Zara, probably Astley.
Love triangle, fun characters, crazy plot, and pixie fun… an addicting series!