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Skinwalker Audiobook

Skinwalker: Jane Yellowrock, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

Jane Yellowrock is the last of her kind - a skinwalker of Cherokee descent who can turn into any creature she desires and hunts vampires for a living. But now she's been hired by Katherine Fontaneau, one of the oldest vampires in New Orleans and the madam of Katie's Ladies, to hunt a powerful rogue vampire who's killing other vamps.

©2009 Faith Hunter (P)2010 Audible, Inc.

What the Critics Say

  • Audie Award Nominee - Judges' Award for Best Paranormal Audiobook, 2011

"A new, strongly unique voice in the dark fantasy genre." (Kim Harrison)

"Hunter's very professionally executed, tasty blend of dark fantasy, mystery, and romance should please fans of all three genres." (Booklist)

"Khristine Hvam portrays Jane with an adventurous-sounding voice edged with a twang.... Hvam’s voices for the Louisiana locals whom Jane learns to love and respect.... augment an intriguing story with hints of Native American mysticism." (AudioFile)

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    "Oh ya, your gonna want to read this series"

    Jane is tough, smart, funny and a little bit not herself. This book was easy to get into and stay into and when it was done, I downloaded the next two books right away! Great characters, excellent narrator and a good ole story.

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    john CENTERVILLE, GA, United States 12-26-13
    john CENTERVILLE, GA, United States 12-26-13 Member Since 2015

    Audible. ..yeahhhhhhh.....yeahhhhhh...Who Needs T.V.

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    "Wowed....WELL I WAS ANY WAY...BAMMMMMM"
    Where does Skinwalker rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    In atleast my top 30 which is really saying a lot.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I thought when I started listing it was going 2 be a lot like the Mercedes Thompson series and had put off listening to it. But it is completely different and really well written. Very detail....


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Oatmeal and raw meat get somw


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    Christine 12-24-13
    Christine 12-24-13
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    "GREAT LISTEN WITHOUT ALL OF THE SWEARING"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I love this series!! It is so nice to listen to a book without all of the swearing that is added to other books and to not have all of the explicit sex scenes. This books are very easy to listen to, I have purchased all of the series from audible and am on my last book that is available. Very sad to not have another one right now.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Not a lot of swearing and explicit sex!!!!!


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    Mrs 12-20-13
    Mrs 12-20-13 Member Since 2013
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    "I liked everything except for Jane's beast."
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    I might have enjoyed the parts where the beast took over if the story was still told form Jane's pov (even if the animal was in control.) I ended up skipping over the beast's bits of the story.


    Do you think Skinwalker needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    That depends on how often the beast's pov appears in the series.


    Any additional comments?

    I liked the world building and the characters. I would be tempted to buy more from this series if it weren't for the beast's pov.

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    Cindy Dalton, GA, United States 11-10-13
    Cindy Dalton, GA, United States 11-10-13 Member Since 2011
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    "Worth the listen"
    Any additional comments?

    I normally only listen to romance, paranormal romance mostly, but I enjoyed the story. It was very well written and had plenty of excitement. I liked the way when she was in cat form it actually talked how you would think a cat would think/talk if they could.

    There is potential for romance but even without it I recommend it. It's definitely different. I plan on picking up the next one. Glad it was on the daily deal or I would have missed this story.

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    Joe 09-12-13
    Joe 09-12-13 Member Since 2012
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    "yellow"
    If you could sum up Skinwalker in three words, what would they be?

    its long could of shorten the book by 2 hrs easy


    What about Khristine Hvam’s performance did you like?

    a very good reader and a good voice


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    parts of the book was good other parts it was had to stay focused and pay attention to


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Jonas 08-15-13
    Jonas 08-15-13

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    "So yeah this is pulpy "True Blood"ish stuff, but.."
    Any additional comments?

    ...it was FUN! I'm not sold on Hvam's narration, I thought she was talking too fast at normal speed, but slowing it down to half speed sometimes caused issues. On the other hand the slower speed gave her voice a sensuous drawl that I felt fit the character perfectly. Khristine, take note: Slow it down a bit and purr a bit!

    The story has a couple of good twists, and the heroine is confused and confusing enough to be very believable. Not high drama, but damn fun. Enough that I'll probably pick up the next in the series.

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    Talainya LEWISTON, ID, United States 08-07-13
    Talainya LEWISTON, ID, United States 08-07-13 Member Since 2016
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    "Good read"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    yes but only if they like these kind of books I wouldn't recommend this to a "new-bie" I did not enjoy all the gruesome details but overall I really liked it.


    What about Khristine Hvam’s performance did you like?

    She's a good story teller and does a good job on the voices.


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    John Denver, Colorado, United States 07-25-13
    John Denver, Colorado, United States 07-25-13 Member Since 2010
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    "Enjoyable"

    I have no complaints for buying this. I would read it again. I think the author could have advanced the plot a wee bit faster, but I still liked it.

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    Mark bombala, Australia 07-24-13
    Mark bombala, Australia 07-24-13
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    "Great listen"
    Would you listen to Skinwalker again? Why?

    Prolly :) Its a good listen, not always action action but hours of entertainment


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Skinwalker?

    Cant spoil the book for other readers


    Have you listened to any of Khristine Hvam’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Its just as good as her other work


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    the book has its moments :)


    Any additional comments?

    good book :) worth the credit :)

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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