The Good, The Bad, And The Undead by Kim HarrisonThe Good, The Bad, And The Undead by Kim Harrison

The Good, The Bad, And The Undead

byKim Harrison

Mass Market Paperback | January 25, 2005

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It's a tough life for witch Rachel Morgan, sexy, independent bounty hunter, prowling the darkest shadows of downtown Cincinnati for criminal creatures of the night.

She can handle the leather-clad vamps and even tangle with a cunning demon or two. But a serial killer who feeds on the experts in the most dangerous kind of black magic is definitely pressing the limits.

Confronting an ancient, implacable evil is more than just child's play -- and this time, Rachel will be lucky to escape with her very soul.

New York Timesbestselling author Kim Harrison was born and raised in the upper Midwest. Her bestselling Hollows novels includeDead Witch Walking; The Good, the Bad, and the Undead; Every Which Way But Dead; A Fistful of Charms; For a Few Demons More; The Outlaw Demon Wails; White Witch, Black Curse; Black Magic Sanction; Pale Demon, A ...
Title:The Good, The Bad, And The UndeadFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 1.16 inPublished:January 25, 2005Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060572973

ISBN - 13:9780060572976

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must read! A good, engaging read with excellent world building and interesting (and likable for the most part!0 characters. Rachel's developing her powers and learning to stand on her own in the second book of the series. A must read!
Date published: 2018-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than the first book in the Hallow series Book number 2 is better than the first book. There is a little bit more romance in this one and many twists. There is tension between the characters and a lot of unpredictability. I like how the characters are complicated and have problems they are trying to work through. I like Rachel more in this novel and I think Ivy (Rachel's roommate) is awesome. Can't wait to read the next one.
Date published: 2018-01-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fun urban fantasy I love that a friendship is one of the central relationships in the series. This isn't YA, but it isn't overly "grimdark" either. Just a fun urban fantasy with action and sass and love and a mystery.
Date published: 2018-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Good, The Bad And The Undead I bought first 4 books in the series on recommendation but couldn't bring myself to reading it. I didn't know what to expect from it, but I ended up loving the series. I highly recommend it to fantasy lovers.
Date published: 2017-08-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing I had alot of mixed feelings balout this book but its toally worth the read !!!
Date published: 2017-05-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Good, The Bad And The Undead I did not have very high exceptions going in and ended up loving it. I highly recommend this series.
Date published: 2017-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from See you in the hollows Another great book, I accidentally read book 3 before this one so I was a little muddled but it actually made me appreciate Every Witch Way But Dead even more
Date published: 2017-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love The Hollows #plumreview What can I say about The Good the Bad & the Undead, it was fantastic, it had it all, witches, vamps, pixies, demons, action, fight scenes, an amazing sex scene what else could you ask for, I'm a bit biased because witches are my go to books. This second instalment in The Hollows series is worth the read. Rachel Morgan earth witch, ex IS runner turned bounty hunter is back after surviving a death threat now trying to make the rent while living in a church with her business partner Ivy a living vamp & Jenks a pixy ( Jenks and his family live in the garden as well as tend it). The three create the Vampiric Charms freelance runner service, and take various runs, or 'missions', both together as well as separately. Rachel has been brought into the FIB as a Inderlander consultant working on the Witch Hunter murders. Ivy is still trying to stay on the wagon (she has sworn of blood) and Jenks is still his wonderfully annoying self. Kim Harrison has created a truly unique & believable world. I can't wait to see what trouble Rachel, Ivy & Jenks get into in the next book. On a very positive note my new favourite saying is "go turn yourself".
Date published: 2017-02-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Love The World Building I really love the world and the characters, but I didn't love the story as much as I wanted to.
Date published: 2016-12-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Enjoyed it! This was a fun and entertaining addition to the series. I do not know what else to say but it seems I have too leave a detailed review to move to the next screen. =(
Date published: 2015-10-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The good, the bad and the undead Great read with everything you want in a good story of this genre. Highly recommend the series from Miss Harrison
Date published: 2015-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GB&U Second book in the Hallows series
Date published: 2014-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome book and series Excellent book....I can't stop reading the series AND this is my second time reading it!
Date published: 2013-10-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from You Can Call Me Al This is the 2nd installment in ‘The Hollows’ series by Kim Harrison. The reader learned a great deal about the intricate world created by Harrison in the first book & in this work there is a greater focus on Rachel’s abilities as a witch & how she might better be able to put them to use but life is never uneventful for this impetuous female lead. The tension in Rachel’s relationship with Ivy mounts throughout the book. Ivy struggles to stave off her hunger to maintain her status as non-practicing & Rachel finds herself incredibly vulnerable to vampire pheromones thanks to her demon attack. Not a great combination to have as roommates but it leaves you wondering…will they or won’t they consummate a different kind of relationship beyond friendship? One of the best relationships undoubtedly has to be between Rachel & Trent, he is the ultimate nemesis but is he really her enemy or will they be something else too? Information does come light as to what Trent truly is & surprise they met in childhood not that they were friends then either! The main cast of characters in Harrison’s world is dynamic & their relationships are increasingly complex. I imagine Rachel’s Demon Al will play a very big role in the books to come & perhaps Nick’s curiosity will get the better of him sooner than later. I cannot wait to find out!!!
Date published: 2010-03-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loving Jenks The Good, the Bad, and the Undead is the 2nd book in the Hollows Series. Rachel continues to struggle to make rent while being partners in a firm with a pixie named Jenks and a living vamp named Ivy. Rachel is also still struggling with living with Ivy who wants to hunt her. Rachel has made it clear to Ivy, that she will not let her have her blood. We also see more of Nick (a human) who is now Rachel’s boyfriend. Having a hard time paying rent, Rachel accepts a case for the FIB (Federal Inderlander Bureau). The case involves murders of ley line witches. When Rachel realizes that all the murders connect to Trent Kalmack she jumps at the opportunity to put him away. We also meet Master vamp Piscary and learn that Kisten is his scion. Kisten is a living vamp who Rachel doesn’t like. The chemistry between the two is great. I love the elevator scene the most. Nick has been calling a demon for help at times. He doesn’t realize the how dangerous it is. The demon known as Big Al is after Rachel’s soul. Rachel still holds the demon mark and is determined to have it removed. The alternate world of the Ever-After is fascinating. This book exceeded my expectations. I had a very hard time getting into book 1. This book I could not put down. I love the relationships between Ivy, Rachel and Jenks. Jenks by far is my favourite character. He is extremely funny and sarcastic. I also really like the character of Kisten. I can’t wait to see more of him.
Date published: 2009-11-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Awesome As many promised the second book was awesome, and I am hooked on Kim's world. I am eager to find out what the deal is with Nick. I always thought him a bit off, and never felt a real stong connection relationship wise with Rachel. I am eager to read on.....
Date published: 2009-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Series Kim is a great writer, keeps you wanting more!! Always twists and turns that you don't always expect.
Date published: 2009-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than the first! When I first read "Dead Witch Walking" I felt that I wasn't going to like this series. I was a little hesitant to get "The Good, the Bad and The Undead" but so many people recommended this series so I gave it a shot. Loved this book. So much happened in this book that I cannot wait to read the others. Kim left a lot of "unfinished business" to be discovered in the rest of the series. Can't wait to see what happens with Nick, Trent, and all.
Date published: 2009-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Common title (sort of). Uncommon book. I don't think I have EVER read a book so quickly in my life and that's saying something when you read on average 60 books a year. I LOVE this character. I must say again that this is Harry Potter for adults. Kim Harrison has proven herself to be very well versed in mythology, lore and religion of all kinds. She has taken the best and most intriguing qualities of all magical creatures out there (vampires, pixies, elves) and meshed them in perfectly with things that border in science and the occult. She's taken modern day stereotypes and smashed them, revealing the truth behind things like pentagrams and spellcraft while still maintaining the fantasy and a perfect touch of sarcastic, dry humour. After reading the first book, Dead Witch Walking, I went out to three different Chapters and bought the six other books in the series, including this one, and it's taking massive amounts of will power to not read them. I want them to last. I might even go so far as to hide them in the closet so I'm not tempted every time I glance at the bookshelf.
Date published: 2009-04-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Twice as nice In Kim Harrison's second book we are taken three months past Dead Witch Walking. Rachel is dating Nick, the man that she fought in the rat fights. Again Kim does an amazing job at pulling the reader in. She doesn't have so much going on that you can't keep up with it, but enough to keep your attention. In The Good, the Bad and the Undead, we meet Big Al again, a demon that both Nick and Rachel owe a favour to. He's also the one that tried to kill Rachel and Trent. Rachel is hired by the F.I.B, the human I.S to find out who is killing powerful ley line witches. The F.I.B makers her take a ley line class, to prove the professor who teaches it, is the one doing the killing. Of course, Rachel has her own ideas of who it is. Against F.I.B orders, she follows her own lead. When she finds out who really is behind it all, she's shocked and decides to go after him herself. Demon summoning, ley line magic and make outs with a sexy vampire are just a few of the things Kim's second book in the Hollow's series has to offer. Another must read!
Date published: 2009-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another Excellent Novel!!! Another Excellent Novel! This one's the second in the series. Most of the characters remained the same, with a few new ones. Excellent plot, enough action, I thought it was excellent! The characters are as different as night and day, and I mean every single one. And I love Rachel's thought process. I loved the ending, I thought it was perfect. Can't wait to pick up the third novel, Every Which Way But Dead, and get it started! This is definitely a series worth reading!
Date published: 2008-02-03
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Gets Better I had a few doubts as to whether I would actually enjoy reading this. I liked the first book well enough, but found it left me with too many unresolved questions. "The Good, The Bad, and the Undead" starts off in a similar vein; throughout the story, the suspicious characters become even more suspicious and you're never really sure who you can trust. When it was getting close to the end of the novel I was worried that I would be forced to get the third book to continue to story, thinking it a devious selling ploy. It was with relief that the last few pages are a flurry of action and many misunderstandings are righted. This time I'm looking forward to the next novel much more.
Date published: 2008-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WORTH EVERY SECOND READING THIS BOOK This is the first book I've read by Kim Harrison, and I look forward to reading all her books. The creativity and the development of the characters was fantastically written. The characters were fun, witty, sexy, dangerous and entertaining. The ending was not rushed like other books, but instead it was well thought out and hilarious. I loved this book and plan on reading it again after i finish the rest of her books. Kim Harrison is top of my author list.
Date published: 2007-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Clever and Fast-Paced: A Page-Turner! This is one of those rare seqels which are even better than the first book in a series. "Dead Witch Walking" is the first book centering around Rachel, a smart, witty, supernatural heroine. You should read that one first, and then you'll be sold on "The Good, the Bad and the Undead." Harrison's writing is energetic and fast-paced, with lots of humour and romance thrown in. Fantastic writing!! And if you like Kim Harrison, check out Rachel Caine's "Weather Warden" books and Kelley Armstrong's "Otherworld" series as well!
Date published: 2006-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from She did it again To all of thoise who loved Dead Witch Walking, you will love this one. Trent seemed more human to me in this one not to mention you learn of a link between the two characters. Rachel gets a new gift and you begin to wonder about her roommate. This book is terrific and I strongly reccomend it. Especially if your a fan of the Laurell K. Hamilton books.
Date published: 2005-07-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth the wait I really enjoyed the first book in this series, and I hoped that the momentum wouldn't be lost with #2. I'm happy to say, it wasn't. The characters are still consistent, the pacing is good, and the plotline is engaging [though I had figured out a couple of twists before we got there - gotcha, Trent Kalamak!]. Rachel once again finds herself involved in a case she'd rather not be involved in, and this time it has some repercussions on her relationships with both her Vampire roomie, and her boyfriend, that will take a long time to settle out. If you liked Dead Witch Walking , you'll like this one too. And only seven months until #3...
Date published: 2005-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from More Please! Someone is killing ley line witches and Rachel is on the list. It's back to school to learn that the past isn't what you always think you remember. Don't get me started on what the vampires are up to...;) Book 2 in the Rachel Morgan series proves that Kim Harrison isn't just a one book wonder. The good news is that Every Which Way But Dead , book 3 of the Rachel Morgan series is due out in July.
Date published: 2005-01-27