On Demon Wings (Experiment in Terror #5)

Rated 4.86/5 based on 12 reviews
EIT #5
When the life you wanted has crumbled beneath your fingers, there’s nothing left to do but pick up the pieces and soldier on. You’ve done this before.

But what happens when you no longer feel like yourself anymore? When fires spontaneously start-up around you, when you hear growling coming from underneath your bed, and you no longer recognize your face in the mirror. What happens then? More

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Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Words: 95,800
Language: English
ISBN: 9781476160740
About Karina Halle

From a rock music journalist to a New York Times & USA Today bestselling author for The Pact, Where Sea Meets Sky, The Artists Trilogy series, and over 20 other books, Karina Halle has seen a lot of the world. Luckily, all the years of dabbling in different careers and traversing the globe has given her the perfect background for her stories. Whether it's writing horror romance, romantic suspense or contemporary romance, Karina manages to combine very real people and relationships with very edgy circumstances. When she's not writing about flawed characters or chilling situations, you can find her on Salt Spring Island, BC, drinking wine in her 1920's farmhouse with her husband and their adopted pitbull.

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Review by: Lynsey Taylor on Dec. 13, 2012 : (no rating)
This book was like an endurance test - in the nicest possible way.

This is really going to put my no spoilers policy to the test because there's a certain thing you're waiting to happen in this book, and anyone who's read it will know exactly what that something is, and so you find yourself racing towards that point (if such a point even exists;)), and I wouldn't blame you for doing that too. But I think it's worth actually slowing down a little and just examining the rest of what's going on. The changes in Perry that are in evidence for starters, and the development—for better or worse—of other returning characters. They're quite significant.

There are certain events in life that are powerful enough to actually affect your personality and change your character to a degree, whether temporarily or permanently. Having undergone just such a shocking change, Perry is in a...weird head space. I don't want to say she's in a "dark place" because she's actually trying really hard not to be dark. She's silently berating and encouraging herself to be positive, get out there, meet new people, and absolutely, positively NO DWELLING under any circumstances! But it's so hard.

It's also hard to be around people that don't understand. Her parents, for example, have never made a secret of the fact that they don't believe her about the whole ghost thing or that they think her show is a bunch of bull****. But someone who's always been on Team Perry (even if it took her a while to realise it) is her kid sister, Ada. I've liked Ada in the past books but my high opinion of her grew exponentially in this one. She's supportive but not coddling, and at times it felt like a role reversal—who's the 25-year old and who's the 23-year old? She just rocks.

Even with all this going on, though, it's not long before people start to realise Perry is acting strange above and beyond what might be expected under the circumstances. Giving us, and them, even more reason to keep a close eye on her. Some of the changes just might not be as natural as they seem...

I'm so looking forward to being able to read the Dex Files after this! It's meant to be read between books 5 and 6. I can't wait to see his take on, well, everything!

5 Stars ★★★★★
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Joy Pelloquin on Dec. 11, 2012 : (no rating)
Great combination of romance and horror. The tension between the two main characters is as intense as the spookiness. Keeps you on the edge of your seat.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: C. M. Wright on Oct. 20, 2012 :
Love this series! Cant wait for the next
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Kim Bibbee on Sep. 12, 2012 :
Was good but i felt like it drug out and i wanted more Dex
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Altha Abbott on July 08, 2012 :
This is a really great series. Can't wait for the next book.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: T T on June 18, 2012 :
Just finished reading On Demon Wings and loved it! This whole series and especially this book, is so full of twists and turns that it keeps me on the edge and looking forward to each new installment. Completely captivating!
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

Review by: nicole cordell on June 09, 2012 :
Love this series!!
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: melissa nagtegaal on June 05, 2012 : (no rating)
I am very sciptical when I read new books/authors, but I absolutely loved Darkhouse. I just bought the rest of the books, and am very anxious to continue reading the rest of the series. I would recommend Karina Halle to anyone!
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: randi stefanizzi on June 05, 2012 : (no rating)
OMG this book was intense!!! I read Dark House on a whim because it was free and then just got sucked into this amazing relationship between Dex and Perry! I bought all the other books, and just finished reading On Demon Wings and I am going nuts!! I dont want to wait for the next one LOL, this series is outstanding and Karina is one of the best writers I have read in a very long time!! The chemistry between the two is electric, the atmosphere goosebump worthy!!! I just cannot say enough about this series!!! A MUST READ!!!
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: alisha dowell on June 03, 2012 :
I was looking for something different an came across Darkhouse. I have never been one for ghost stories but experiment in terror changed that!! I immediately bought the next book in the series and had all finishe within a week. On Demon Wings was even better than the previous books! I love the banter between Dex and Perry! Its funny scary witty all rolled into a ball of smartass ;) cant wait for the next!!!!!
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Zahia Dennaoui on May 27, 2012 :
A great read, all the ups and downs had to finish it in one sitting, can't wait for the 6th book to come out!
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

Review by: Hayley C on May 21, 2012 : (no rating)
I can't say enough great things about this author! She really should be on the Best Seller's list! Perry and Dex's relationship is so intense, you can practically feel their heat radiating through your monitor. Karina Halle creates that kind of "horror" that you can't turn away from because feel like you are right in the middle of it all. The series has become my newest addiction and I can't wait for more!
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

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