rambunctiously soft spoken.
I found myself screaming at the very skilled narrator just get on with it ,this ramble someone decided to make into a novel just made me angry hoping I could get past the fact that the author decided it would be a great Idea to have the panther our lead turns into to talk in first person though out the hole novel one or twice I could have forgiven but ARRRRRGGGGHHHHH ,It dragged and I was begging to get to the end ,maybe if your a cat person this will do it for you but I'll be giving the rest off the series a miss.
I am not a professor of literature like previous reviewers make the impression of, i have not read other books/series by this author for comparison so keep that in mind as you read my review. A review i read on amazon (i like to use other sites to get broader opinions) compared this book to that of Patricia Brigg's Mercy Thompson series. I would NOT go that far, but it wasnt bad. I gave it three stars (and not higher) for two reasons. First, it did take me 3 hours of listening to get into the book. This was mostly for the second reason though- I really disliked the dialog when Jane was in her other "forms". So much so that i skipped one chapter entirely because it was bugging me so much. Eventually however you get sucked into the the plot enough that those few chapters are bearable. Other than that, i found the story and characters interesting and well developed. I will probably try the next in the series at some point but as it is, i do not regret the credit spent.
Great narration. I like to list this first as it can make or break a story.
Loved this story. Easy listerning and very entertaining. Will be impatiently waiting for any new books in audio from this author.
I really enjoy it when readers with similar reading interests list their favourite authors and series. It really helps me find new authors too follow. Mine are Charlaine Harris, Jeaniene Frost, Jennifer Estep, Faith Hunter, Molly Harper, Ilona Andrews, Kresley Cole, Deborah Harkness, Nalini Singh, Coreene Callahan and Sherrilyn Kenyon.
I was always a sci-fi fan and nerd as a young person. Currently I read more urban fantasy, now plentiful and popular, than I do true sci-fi.
I enjoyed Skinwalker because of the development of the main character. She is fascinating and has a bit of humor without laugh-out-loud jokes that would not fit the book at all. I was excited to get information about who Jane Yellowrock was even though it happened a little at a time through the book. The narration fit the character including where she came from, and none of the narration distracted me from listening.
The only reason I deducted a star from the story was not necessarily a fault of the book so much as it was a problem for me. I had a hard time keeping up with the plethora of character names. To make it worse, some of them also had nicknames, which, instead of adding to the character, made it harder to remember which character was which. This certainly will not make me drop the series, but it will make me concentrate more next time on securing names to characters in my mind.
Overall, I very much enjoyed this mystery and its resolution.
This is a top favorite series, in fact - probably the favorite of all the series downloaded to date. I should have written this first review much earlier & prior to my first review of this series (which was for book 8). As I've already shared, this is one of the best series written for this genre. The primary character is a strong female lead & someone I'm ever interested in learning more about. Faith Hunter is building what I believe are unique opportunities to fully develop not only her main character, Jane Yellowrock, yet also many of the other characters as her stories progress. Each story leaves me believing it's better than the next and always craving more!
Love my family....along with guitars, cameras, and a good book!
This is a great book! I love the no apologies style of writing that the author uses. She wrote the story exactly the way she wanted to, and readers can take it or shake it. Love it! The character of Jane was such a great character! So stereotypical, but at the same time, so honest and believable. I loved this book! The plot was so far fetched, and so "out there", but I honestly didn't care. The narrator helped this book a lot as well. She was amazing! To me, the chosen narrator for an audio book is SUPER important, and Ms. Hunter hit the nail on the head with this one! Can't wait for the next in the series!
Yes, I liked the story and the narrator was excellent.
I liked that Jane was her own person. There was no sex which is unusual but you got the message that she liked a couple of the men or at least Beast did. Since they are the same body, I expect things will heat up in next book. She will be working with same issues in same location. Leo is hot but a vampire. George is human though as Is Rick.
Jane Yellowrock was my favorite but Leo,and Rick were tied for second favorite. I liked the way the author described the scents of things, from the river to the coffee.
Vampire hunter rides a Harley.
I liked the story and will be getting the next books.
I was weary at first since some of the reviews made it seem like it may not be my kind of book but MAN O MAN! Loved it! Exciting and awesome! Very Kim Harrison and non sexy Keri Arthur lol
She really brought the characters to life with different accents, I think she really suited the story & characters.
Yes, though I couldn't due to work :(