Deathwish is the fourth book in the Cal Leandros series by Rob Thurman. Deathwish is preceded by Madhouse and followed by Roadkill In a nightmarish new. In a nightmarish new york city, life is there for the taking in the fourth Cal Leandros novel from New York Times bestselling author Rob Thurman. Half- human. Starting immediately after Madhouse, Deathwish opens with Cal fleeing from his homicidal relatives from hell, the Auphe. For readers.

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Because for the Auphe, Cal’s pain is a pleasure. I dismissed the second arc as not relevant to the guys, very much as they did, and the bite back on that was brilliant. Thurman all but pointed a finger a couple of times, while crying “look here, look here”. Watch book trailers, daethwish interviews, vampire movie and TV show information and trailers.

For the Buddhist scholar, see Robert Thurman. As for Cal and Niko Cal Leandros 1 – 10 of 11 books.

She also realizes that even having one horrific night can leave scars. I really enjoyed this series though the books themselves could have used a little more editing.

In addition to getting into Niko’s head, we also get a lot of backstory on Promise in this book. On page he questions who he’d be without taking on the responsibility to raise Cal, if thur,an have become as broken as his mother. Maybedog rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book picks up immediately on the cliffhanger in Madhouse. Mass Market Paperbackpages. Not five stars because it’s not for everyone — the angst and vivid archetypes make it seem potentially more juvenile than other novels.


Like the previous instalments in this series this book is full of action, worrying about dwathwish superior enemies and then trying to work out how to make that advantage mean nothing and put them out for the count. No so with Rob Thurman’s Cal Leandros series! Being book 4 in the series, the world building and character development has been thurmn a deathwixh time ago. Meanwhile, the Auphe are back, and Cal discovers he is the last half- Auphe male, and what they have planned for him gives new meaning to the phrase “a fate worth than death.

My first thought was please let this be the end to the auphe storyline. That changed a little in this installment since Thurman decided to evenly alternate chapter POV.

Deathwish (Cal Leandros, #4) by Rob Thurman

There are more than one scenes in the book that literally make me all choked up and want to wail thurmam a baby. There’s the return on Samuel from book 1 and introduction of The Vigil, or the “janitor” that cleans up anything supernatural disaster, also Ddeathwish dead-cat.

The Way Into Chaos. Half-human Cal Leandros and his brother, Niko, are barely getting by with their preternatural detective agency when the vampire Seamus hires them. I wouldn’t let it be.


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The truth is, they start the life together and if they have to leave the world, it will also be together. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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I love this series so much! I spotted most of the “surprise” plot twist early on I think it is the most emotional book, the most thoughtful as well, thurmna all books I have read in this series so far. Which is no hardship because they are all rather good.

Would you like us to take another look at this review? Just like a 15 minute rape can scar for life, different kinds of brutality and psychological trauma don’t go away overnight.

I really enjoyed those chapters and it didn’t decrease my undying love for him. On the other hand, the theme — the deathwishes of the various characters, and how those play out — thurmwn going to go away.