In the New York Times best-selling Mercy Thompson novels, the coyote shapeshifter has found her voice in the werewolf pack. But when Mercy's bond with the pack - and her mate - is broken, she'll learn what it truly means to be alone....
Attacked and abducted in her home territory, Mercy finds herself in the clutches of the most powerful vampire in the world, taken as a weapon to use against alpha werewolf Adam and the ruler of the Tri-Cities vampires. In coyote form Mercy escapes - only to find herself without money, without clothing, and alone in the heart of Europe.
Unable to contact Adam and the rest of the pack, Mercy has allies to find and enemies to fight, and she needs to figure out which is which. Ancient powers stir, and Mercy must be her agile best to avoid causing a war between vampires and werewolves, and between werewolves and werewolves. And in the heart of the ancient city of Prague, old ghosts rise....
©2017 Patricia Briggs (P)2017 Penguin Audio
WHY... a male narrator for Adam's view point? He's so stiff and can't do an accent. I missed Lorelei King's voices for those characters. Adam, Ben, Stephen, ex... Please don't do that with the next book.
I cannot tell you how difficult it is for me to wait on the next Mercy Thompson book. I basically listen to other books just to bide time in waiting for the next release. Lorelei King has done a FABULOUS job in the past with these books, and the voices. I agree with all of the prior reviewers. Why would you ruin a good thing. The new narration ruined the book for me. I will admit, I am hooked on the world of Mercy, her life , and the characters. I will anxiously await the next book--I hope the next release will go back to the single reader with Lorelei King.
I would not listen to Silence Fallen again as they added a male narrator with no personality. It just ruined the whole book. After 10 books Lorelei King had the characters down with accents and individuality.
I'm a Romance Junkie! Love Whispersycn Deals! Tips I use: Sort reviews Most Recent; play with narration speed, some narrators sound better.
....And adjusting isn't any easier .... but I will say, once I got used to the dual POV's and the male narrator (which I was totally unprepared for), I really did enjoy the story.....actually, the story's great!
I've always liked Mercy's character, but for a long time I've been wanting to hear and see things from others POVs, especially Adam's. Now that I've got my wish.......I'm not entirely sure the dual POV's, and male narrator was the right choice this late in the series. I could see this working perfectly if this was a Mercy Thompson spin off.
As far as the narration, I'm not going to bash the male narrator. It's just a fact, Lorelei King has done a phenomenal job with the narration. She's given each character their own voice, and has been consistent with them throughout the entire series. Both her female and male characters are awesome, and you know who's speaking just from the voice. She truly is a hard act to follow. Overall, I thought George did a great job, but his character's voices were just so different from what I was used to listening too, but I did adjust. The only thing I wished he did slightly different, was the voice for the wolf. I would have loved for the wolf to have sounded more animalistic. If there's another book in the series, and George is brave enough to accept narrating the male POV (if there is one), I would certainly buy the audio...at the very least I will be more prepared.
Briggs, while we are talking about change, you have done such an awesome job creating a unique world full of shifters, fae, vampires etc, but I would love to see a spin off with the vampires. However, this was a great addition to the series.
Mercy is one of my favorite characters. She is smart, goes with the flow of the trouble she gets into and I love her stories. I can't wait for the next one!
Where to start? I love the humor in this one, the two points of view, all of the twists and turns, and it is another Mercy book.
Mercy and Adam always rank as favorite main characters in this series for me, but this book has so many supporting characters that are awesome it really is hard to pick just one. So many new characters to add the original cast of characters. I really liked Larry and Will. Can't wait to see more of them. LOL
Her ability to put humor in a story and make you feel it so intensely you end up smiling or laughing along with the characters. I have many of her books, and while I love a couple of other female narrators, Lorelei is probably my all time favorite.
The timeline part of this book kept me on my toes a bit, but it works for the story and seemed to draw me into the story more than others. Great style of writing as far as I am concerned. The notes at the beginning of each chapter by Mercy helps keep you on track. I enjoyed it so much, I am now on my second time through it.
Love this series!! This is one of the few series I've lovingly read multiple times. Excellent storytelling, always something new and surprising and the characters are so thoroughly written it's like they're real people somewhere out in the world. Can't wait for the next one.
This is one of the few fantasy series I buy without reservations. Ms Briggs continues to deliver entertaining, engaging and suspenseful stories. I recommend it to anyone looking following the series, but also recommend the series to anyone looking for an engaging story line and set of characters to be friends with for a long time.
Excellent, as always, Lots of action, a bit of humor
I was a refreshing read after several PN books (the last few days ) with writing no to my taste (Am I polite, or what?) jeje.
The dual narration was excellent, I was very surprised because, well,I don't remember the last time that worked so well. Maybe it had to do with the fact that both were excellent. Kudos.
This book made want to reread the whole series again.
Maybe.. Take this review with a grain of salt. I am a huuuuge fan of this series and of the world Patricia Briggs has built. Lorelei King has been a integral part of bringing this world to life. Unfortunately, she is not the only narrator for the story in this book. The male narrator takes over in chapter 2 with a voice that is stiff and robotic. I want to hear Lorelei King's voice narrating Adam, Darrel and Ben!! Why break something that was working so well?!
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