Friday, October 4, 2013
Book Review - Feral Nights
About the Book
Launch title in a spin-off companion series set in the same dark-fantasy universe as Cynthia Leitich Smith's best-selling Tantalize quartet. When sexy, free-spirited werecat Yoshi tracks his sister, Ruby, to Austin, he discovers that she is not only MIA, but also the key suspect in a murder investigation. Meanwhile, werepossum Clyde and human Aimee have set out to do a little detective work of their own, sworn to avenge the brutal killing of pal Travis. When all three seekers are snared in an underground kidnapping ring, they end up on a remote island inhabited by an unusual (even by shifter standards) species and its cult of worshippers. Their hosts harbour a grim secret: staging high-profile safaris for wealthy patrons with evil pedigrees, which means that at least one newcomer to the island is about to be hunted, as both wereprey and werepredator fight to stay alive...Features: an action-packed adventure that will lure in boy readers as well as satisfy Cynthia's usual fan base - girls who love paranormal romance; a great "underdog"-as-hero story that will appeal to comic and sci-fi fans.
My Take on the Book
This was a great book that brings in both humor as well as great characters and a strong plot. There were many points in the story where my daughter and I left laughed out loud, and it is through these types of stories that I know that we become even closer together which is always great.
The author also does a great job and creating in developing characters that you want to know more about, while at the same time giving the characters great lines and dialogue to sustain them and take them to the next level.
The book also has some twists and turns in it that it was not expecting, and this made the story even more fun as it kept me on the edge of my seat throughout the book. At the same time she throws together some amazing tie ins from past books that make the book even stronger!
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