Three Days to Dead (Dreg City #1) by Kelly Meding

Released: November 24, 2009
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 405
Publisher: Dell
ISBN-13: 978-0-553-59286-3

Three Days to Dead is Kelly Meding‘s first novel. It’s about Evangeline Stone, who wakes up naked and cold on a morgue slab and has three days to solve her own murder. Problem is, she doesn’t remember what happened, she’s in a stranger’s body and she has lots of enemies from her life as a bounty hunter, tracking and killing non-humans.

I bought this book because Patricia Briggs blurbed it, calling it “gritty, imaginative, and a terrific read.” I wasn’t totally sold on the premise so it sat in my To Read pile for a while. When I finally picked it up, I was really pleased with it. Three Days to Dead is gripping and fun and has good characters. I ended up reading it through pretty quickly because I just couldn’t put it down. It’s hard to believe this is her first book because it was a really solid story.

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