gave Touch the Dark 4
the Dark by Karen Chance is a stunning adventure that speeds
along to the thrilling conclusion…which is really just another new
beginning. It is apparent
Karen Chance still has a lot in store for Cassie and this reader is
sure to keep going, looking forward to the next installment of this
exciting world.--Kelley A. Hartsell
|SFRevu.com had this to
With Touch the Dark, Karen
Chance takes her place along with Laurell K. Hamilton, Charlain Harris,
MaryJanice Davidson and J.D. Robb to give us a strong woman who doesn't
wait to be rescued-she takes responsibility for herself. I was
hooked by the middle of the first chapter. Recommended.
SF/F Reviews had this to say:
"In the hot-blooded vein of Laurell
K. Hamilton's Anita Blake saga and Kim Harrison's Rachel Morgan series,
Karen Chance's debut novel is a contemporary dark fantasy revolving
around a gutsy female protagonist with supernatural abilities that
blends mystery and romance with hair-raising horror."--Paul Allen
to Heart Reviews had this to say:
"Chance suceeds on all fronts here: The world she has created, filled
with mages and feys, vampires and clairvoyants, thugs and gentlemen, is
dramatic and imaginative. The ending -- really -- is quite a surprise.
Good thing there's a sequel in the works."--Ginger Curwen
Brazil at the SF Site remarked:
the Dark is a worthy beginning . . . this is a series I can
recommend getting into on the ground floor.
|Emerald City noted:
Touch the Dark is a fast-paced, entertaining adventure in the best
tradition of contemporary supernatural fiction with the added bonus of
BellaOnline gave Touch the Dark a strong
"Touch the Dark by Karen Chance is
an interesting take on the vampire mythos that includes all kinds of
supernatural forces and beings. Cassie is the perfect
heroine--interesting and strong. Her story is exciting and will keep
you turning pages to see where she is headed. If you like your fantasy
a little on the dark side with a touch of romance, this is a great
|A Romance Review:
Gave Touch the Dark 4
½ out of 5 stars!
"Touch the Dark was one
fantastic read that will grip reader's attention from page one. Cassie
is a strong, kick-butt heroine that readers will find
fascinating. Karen Chance has created a world and characters that
will enthrall readers and have them impatiently waiting for more."
|Road to Romance
gave Touch the Dark its
highest honor, The Reviewer's Choice Award!
"Ms. Chance makes the genre her own
with memorable characters, fast-paced action and some of the best
vampiric creatures ever. Take a chance with Karen Chance and Touch the Dark, readers won't want
to miss this one!"
called Touch the Dark a
"Totally absorbing, hugely packed fantasy."
"Fast paced and heavy on the action, Touch the Dark is a blend of
fantasy and romance that will satisfy readers of both genres."
|The Mystic Castle
gave Touch the Dark their
highest accolade--a five heart rating!
is one of the most original voices in paranormal fiction that I have
ever encountered. Touch
the Dark is a "Do Not Miss" novel for fans of great
Romance gave Touch the Dark
a five cup rating--their best!
"This is the best vampire novel I have read in a long time.
The author has created a vivid world where
vampires, werewolves, witches and the Fey exist alongside humans.
The author drew me so far into Cassie's world that I am
reluctant to leave it."
|Romance Reader at
Heart made Touch the Dark
a Top Pick--it's highest award!
"Touch the Dark is a
fast-paced, action packed, wildly imaginative book. Chance
creates an entirely new present day world that amazes, enchants and
delights . . . this one should NOT be missed!"
gave Touch the Dark five blue
ribbons, their top award!
outstanding, must read paranormal! Karen Chance has
expertly blended mystery, suspense, romance and the supernatural."
called Touch the Dark
"an entertaining supernatural thriller" and added:
"The action-packed story line never slows down for a nano-second, so
wear seat belts and set some time aside as this is a one-read thriller."