Sweep with Me by Ilona Andrews

June 12th, 2020 Kimberly Review 12 Comments

12th Jun
Sweep with Me by Ilona Andrews
Sweep with Me
by Ilona Andrews
Series: Innkeeper Chronicles #4.5
Narrator: Natalie Naudus
Length: 3 hours and 39 minutes
Genres: Urban Fantasy
Source: Purchase
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A charming, short novella in the Innkeeper Chronicles, from number one The New York Times best-selling author Ilona Andrews.

Thank you for joining us at Gertrude Hunt, the nicest bed-and-breakfast in Red Deer, Texas, during the Treaty Stay. As you know, we are honor-bound to accept all guests during this oldest of innkeeper holidays, and we are expecting a dangerous guest. Or several. But have no fear. Your safety and comfort is our first priority. The inn and your hosts - Dina Demille and Sean Evans - will defend you at all costs. But we hope we don't have to.

Every winter, the innkeepers look forward to celebrating their own special holiday, commemorating the ancient treaty that united the very first inns and established the rules that protect them, their intergalactic guests, and the very unaware/oblivious people of planet Earth.

By tradition, the innkeepers welcomed three guests: a warrior, a sage, and a pilgrim, but during the holiday, the innkeepers must open their doors to anyone who seeks lodging. Anyone.

All Dina hopes is that the guests and conduct themselves in a polite manner. But what's a holiday without at least one disaster?

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It’s time to travel to Gertrude Hunt, a bed & breakfast in Red Deer, Texas and your in luck our arrival coincides with Treaty Stay. Grab your earbuds for Sweep with Me by Ilona Andrews.

This is a novella in the Innkeeper Chronicles, one of my favorite series by the Andrews team. I mean a magical inn with intergalactic guests, how could you not love it?

The tale pics up shortly after the events of One Fell Sweep. While Dina survived something is off and it has her worried. No time to worry though because Treaty Stay is coming and guests are arriving. Dina and Sean must work to keep the Inn safe and the guests from killing each other.

I loved being back at Inn and I throughly enjoyed my stay. The guests were, uh, unique. Watching Dina forget her worries for a moment and deal with the current crisis was delightful.

We are treated to a side story involving Sean and our chef who take an unexpected road trip, not to mention the menu! Hilarious!

Fans of the series will enjoy the festivities and being at the Inn once again.

While I missed Renée Raudman, I enjoyed Natalie Naudus narration. She did a stellar job with the characters. She enhanced the story with her tone, pacing and inflection.

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About Ilona Andrews

Ilona Andrews is the pseudonym for a husband-and-wife writing team. author2sm“Ilona is a native-born Russian and Gordon is a former communications sergeant in the U.S. Army. Contrary to popular belief, Gordon was never an intelligence officer with a license to kill, and Ilona was never the mysterious Russian spy who seduced him. They met in college, in English Composition 101, where Ilona got a better grade. (Gordon is still sore about that.) Gordon and Ilona currently reside in Oregon with their two children, three dogs and a cat. They have co-authored two series, the bestselling urban fantasy of Kate Daniels and romantic urban fantasy of The Edge.

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12 Responses to “Sweep with Me by Ilona Andrews”

  1. Flora

    I love this series and really enjoyed the change of protagonists (and location) in Sweep with Me. However, I’m looking forward to getting back to Dina and Gertrude Hunt.

  2. Lola

    I just bought the first 3 books in this series in a box set as I keep hearing great things about it. I like the sound of the magical inn with intergalactic guests. I hope I’ll enjoy this series as much as you do 🙂

  3. Ailyn Koay

    service will be top notch! if you;d ignore the blood splatters that would be great

  4. sjhigbee

    I LOVE this series and thoroughly enjoyed this slice of it. I’m very torn, given that the word is that the next book is going to be last one…

  5. Jen

    Love this series! I haven’t listened to the audio for this one, but I did enjoy Natalie for book 4. Thanks.