Under Wraps by Hannah Jayne is the first book in her Underworld Detection Agency series. I have to say that I wasn’t sure what to expect going into this book. I had found that the fifth book in the series was releasing this month and looked further into because the cover caught my eye. What I got was a book filled with paranormal craziness. It was a great book! I really enjoyed it. I will certainly be looking forward to catching up with the rest of the series!
Jayne does a fantastic job of keeping the story going once she’s given just enough information to the reader. I wasn’t overwhelmed by all of the species of Underworld denizens. Everything was fairly easy to keep track of. Sophie is a bubbly kind of girl which usually tends to get on my nerves. It seems like the bubbly characters tend to overreact to events. There was more than one episode where Sophie was trying to hold back the tears unsuccessfully. With Sophie though I didn’t get irritated. She had made me love her. I wanted to root for Sophie to figure out everything that was going on around her.
The secondary characters were all fantastic! I loved Nina and Vlad/Louis. Mr. Sampson is a great guy. Steve the troll had me laughing out loud at the most inappropriate times. The ending seemed a bit over the top but I can tell you right now that I am very eager to pick up the second book in the series!