Have Mercy: listen to another Mercy Thompson chiller.
©2008 Patricia Briggs; (P)2009 Penguin
I am a huge fan of Faith Hunter, so at first I wasn't sure of the Mercedes Thompson character as she didn't seem to be as strong. But the characters are growing on me and I like the way each novel gets better. Go Mercy!!!!
I totally love this series... I adore Patricia Briggs for how awesome it is that she can get so detailed.. Also Lorelei King's voice makes this story so realistic!!
Briggs touches on important real life issues and wraps them into an amazing story of love, action and triumph. I have listened to this book several times and it never gets old.
now it could of just been the fact that I was extremely tired. it having been my first back to work at my third shift job after a long weekend, but I believe it is the way the author describes in great detail the events that take place and the way the narrator makes you believe that u r there, a part of the story, that made me feel so much listening to this book. I truly had tears in my eyes. I highly recommend not being around people, they might think you are nuts when u start crying for seemingly no reason
Hell yes! I loved this book! It's a rare kind of story that delivers a chapter so tragic that it made me so sad, but it ends on such a wonderful/ high note that made me so happy in the end for the characters. King's narration is top notch, bringing the right level of emotion to the story.
Apart from Mercy and Adam (who became a pure badass in this book), I would chose Ben. He was always a funny interesting character with a potty mouth, but he gets more developed in this book. He delivers a very emotional/ heartwarming speech to Adam about Mercy in chapter 12 that made me gain so much respect for him as a man and character. It's the kind of speech you wouldn't expect from a character like Ben who reminds me of Vinnie Jones.I'd also chose Honey who goes completely against expectations in a good way. Instead of being the "other girl" which usually plagues stories like this, she's shown to be very caring and respectful towards Mercy especially in the end .
I almost hate to admit it, but THAT scene in chapter 11 is the scene that left a major mark on me that no book has ever done. It was so tragic and traumatizing, I had to pause for a minute because of how much it affected me. While there is magic in this scene, it's handled very realistic and believably. But I loved the aftermath of it more when Adam shows up to save Mercy. Just how far he was willing to go to save her to holding on to her and never letting go in the midst of the chaotic scene . If I were Adam, I would have done the same to protect a woman I love. We see the process Mercy goes through after it all and we really root for her overcome it.I might sound a bit shameless here, but I also enjoyed Mercy's strip scene in front of the lawyer she hired in order to prove she was a coyote shape changer. I found it very funny and sexy at the same time. But the lawyer's expression is what makes this scene for me.
Oh yes. This book is so easy to get into and easy to enjoy. King's narration is great and makes it better. I'd love to listen to it again and again. I just need to be mentally prepared for THAT scene.
As a man in his late 20's, I'm shocked at how much I love this series. While I may not really be part of the targeted audience, I don't view this as a guilty pleasure at all. It's an amazing book series and it deserves a live action adaptation. I'd go with a T.V. Show on H.B.O so they can get away with more. LOL.
This book was much darker than the first two books. I'm not terribly sure how comfortable I was with that change but the story was well told
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