Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Claudia Gray is the pseudonym of New Orleans-based writer Amy Vincent, the author of the New York Times bestselling . Soon, Bianca and Lucas have orchestrated Balthazar’s escape and are on the run, pursued not only by Black Cross, but by the powerful leaders of Evernight. Review: Balthazar: An Evernight Novel by Claudia Gray.

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We see Skye constantly fret over whether or not Balthazar looked at her or thought about her. He gets into an argument with Bianca, frustrated by her continual hostility towards him for Lucas’s condition.

Balthazar is compassionate, gentlemanly, yet often melancholy or brooding. Jun 14, Wendy Darling rated it really liked it Shelves: She showed us then how brave she was by letting Bianca possess her, and that bravery continues to show in Balthazar. Evernight Book 5 Hardcover: After she realizes what she did, she screams for help. A long time ago, I evernibht Evernight, but I never continued on with the series.

However, Charity did not get along with Evernight’s headmistress, Mrs Balthazat and the pair frequently clashed. Karen Klein, Staff Reviewer. I found this odd, since this is supposed to be a evernigjt to the series. Balthazar is a stand-alone novel with characters evegnight the Evernight series.

The side characters were all multi-dimensional, but while I easily pushed aside the Disappearing Parent Syndrome going on, this might be something other readers might be wary of, as though all other characters were well written in this story, the parents were very, clearly missing.

He always says hello to people in the hallway, whether human or vampire, deciding that it didn’t make a difference. I loved him in Evernightbut with his own novel I got evernifht see and know so much more of him.

The novel begins when Lucas rises from the dead and assisted by Balthazar and Ranulf, Bianca manages to convince Lucas to return to Evernight to seek help for his bloodlust before it is too late and he is consumed by it. Use mdy dates from March Articles lacking reliable references from March All articles lacking reliable references Articles needing additional references from October All articles needing balthazr references Articles with multiple maintenance issues Pages to import images to Wikidata All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from January Wikipedia articles in need of updating from April All Wikipedia articles in need of updating.


Balthazar fought for the Union soldiers during the American Civil War. Through everything that happens in this story between Skye and Balthazar, I loved the evfrnight they learn to trust each other, help each other and the way they fall in love with another. I am oh so glad I read this book. It is also mentioned that Evernighht tells Skye things about himself and his past which he concealed from his rvernight love interest, Bianca, further indicating that his romantic feelings for Skye are deeper and less idealised than his feelings for Bianca.

As I have said, Balthazar is another Twilight story in disguise. The female and male leads are utterly perfect. Charity then reveals she fed Black Cross false intel about the vampires’s plan to massacre the human students, causing the vampire hunters to attack the school. If bakthazar not read the Evernight series and want to read this book I say read it!

Upon learning that Charity kidnapped Lucas and Bianca, in the hopes of reuniting with her brother, he clings to the possibility she is still in the area and persuades Lucas to help him find her, neither of them thinking clearly out of grief. He is just in time to save her from being killed by a vampire. Lucas Ross is a new student at Evernight Academy, and he soon befriends Bianca and Vic who is his roommate.

Skye Tierney is a strong, female protagonist. Balthazar is deeply entertaining, from the gripping opening to the breath-taking ending. Podemos estar juntos para siempre. But in the attack, the vampire manages to get a taste of Skye’s blood, which turns out to have a special effect on vampires. He’s very kind to most humans ballthazar has a good svernight of humor, even when it comes to things as revolting as Bianca’s bloodlust.

Book Review: Balthazar (Evernight #5) by Claudia Gray

When Balthazar awoke as a vampire, he was horrified by what he had become, viewing himself as being un-Godly.


He is Vic and Balthazar’s friend and later Vic’s roommate. In Evernight, Bianca gets attacked in the woods the day before she bxlthazar start at a new evernlght. It’s clear how wealthy Vic is during Hourglass, but he tries—and succeeds—not to act stuck up or snobby. Orientation day sees Bianca sharing a room with Raquel, as Patrice has left Evernight for a few decades.

It’s the first life I’ve had in four hundred years. Balthazar has a complicated relationship with his younger sister. Balthazar realizes his lonely world could finally be changed by her. I really liked Skye’s character. He sees Bianca as being a pure and beautiful girl inside and out, idealising her to an extent, and is also attracted to her compassion and unwillingness to simply follow the crowd, a trait Balthazar shares.

Balthazar decides to keep Bianca’s secret, on the condition that she persuade Lucas to help him find Charity so he can bring her back to the Academy. Although I did enjoy learning about Balthazar’s past, I could’ve done with less of the flashbacks.

Over pages in and I’m still asking myself this question. Not only was he hot teeheebut he also had a conscience and sense of ethics, this realness something that made him really special. After the break in by Mrs.

I’ve lusted after Balthazar since the scene with him and Bianca in Stargazer the second book in the Evernight series where they do that mutual bite thingy, here’s a snippet: Evernight Stargazer Hourglass Afterlife Balthazar. Views Read Edit View history.

Balthazar (Evernight, book 5) by Claudia Gray

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So far, in life, I’ve been a disc jockey, a lawyer, a journalist and an extremely bad waitress, just to name a few. At the end of the story, Redgrave is killed by Charity. Balthazar’s past and present are about to collide in a very dangerous way to Skye.