Melissa de la Cruz 's second book in "The Beauchamp Family Book Series" that includes "The Witches of East End"
"Serpent's Kiss" continues after the events of "The Witches of East End" with the Beauchamp family regrouping after the magical events of the first book. Freya's twin brother returns with news while Ingrid falls in love with a mortal. Life seems to be personal until there is a serpent among them that wants to make even more trouble for the witches.
Here is an excerpt that Melissa provided as well:
Freya shook her head and didn't answer. “This is very unhealthy, you know, the video games, the laziness, this fixation on Killian, which has gotten way out of control. Why don’t you just let me take you home? This can all end right here, right now, but you've got to stop with these crazy, unfounded accusations."
“They’re not unfounded!” Freddie insisted. “How many times do I have to go over it with you? I remember it very clearly.”
Freya put a hand up. “Please don’t! I remember what you said.”
“Well, did you look for it even?” he asked.
Freya stared wordlessly at him. Buster nosed his calf, and Freddie gave the pig a gentle squeeze, which made the little fatty roll onto his back. Freddie flicked his hair out of his eyes and glared at Freya. He was stubborn, sure, but he was also beautiful. Dear Freddie, who'd always been a love. Freya understood exactly why a girl might do his laundry, then place it like an offering at his feet. Freddie's features were a striking contrast of delicate and bold: creamy gold skin, large green eyes like hers, the sweet dimple in his strong chin. With that head of flaxen hair, he did exude a celestial kind of radiance. He was a ray of pure sunshine, beaming at her from the squalor of this run-down motel.
The Serpent's Kiss is much anticipated after the success of The Witches of East End. This is definitely a different story than Melissa's vampire series, Blue Bloods. This series is more of an adult read with lots of romance and magic.
This series is the second in the "Beauchanp Family" series that has been made into a Lifetime television series.
Serpent's Kiss may be ordered on Amazon.com here.