In this seductive follow-up to Poison Princess, #1 New York Times bestselling author Kresley Cole takes us deeper into the dark world of the Arcana Chronicles.
Evie has fully come into her powers as the Tarot Empress, and Jack was there to see it all. She now knows that the teens who've been reincarnated as the Tarot are in the throes of an epic battle. It's kill or be killed, and the future of mankind hangs in the balance.
With threats lurking around every corner, Evie is forced to trust her newfound alliance. Together they must fight not only other Arcana, but also Bagmen zombies, post-apocalyptic storms, and cannibals.
When Evie meets Death, things get even more complicated. Though falling for Jack, she's drawn to the dangerous Endless Knight as well. Somehow the Empress and Death share a history, one that Evie can't remember—but Death can't forget.
I liked Poison Princess, but it wasn’t very memorable for me, so I wasn’t sure whether or not I’d be picking up the sequel. I’m so glad I decided to, though, since Endless Knight was an amazing addition to the series and even better than the first!
Although I didn’t remember very much from the last book, it wasn't too hard to figure what happened in the beginning. Endless Knight picked up right where Poison Princess left off, and there was so many exciting plot twists and action from the first page to the last.
Unlike the last book, you meet a lot more of the cards playing the game. All the personalities were so different and it was kind of creepy, especially the fact that this game was a life or death matter. I admired the fact that Evie wanted to make peaceful alliances, although pretty much everyone else found it to be impossible.
I was so happy when a new love interest, the Endless Knight, was introduced. I feel like I should mention that I didn’t like Jack in the previous book. Although he and Evie may have had chemistry, I don’t think that was enough for them to build their relationship on. My feelings on this our pretty much summed up in this quote from Jack: “We do better when we doan’ talk”.The Endless Knight, or the Death card, was so amazing. I felt bad for all he had gone through, and although he didn’t always make the best choices, you could tell that he genuinely cared about Evie.
Since Endless Knight is somewhat dystopian, the world created was so harsh and the people things turned to were terrible. The descriptions of the different things were graphic and somewhat uncomfortable, but I understand what the author hoped to accomplish by incorporating them into the story.
The ending was so shocking! I never would have guessed what ended up happening. I’m dying to read the next book now, and I’m hoping that it’ll reveal who she ultimately chooses. I’d give Endless Knight 4 out of 5 flowers. It’s a sequel you don’t want to miss.