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....
When Nell Ingram met skinwalker Jane Yellowrock, she was almost alone in the world, exiled by both choice and fear from the cult she was raised in, defending herself with the magic....
On her 18th birthday, Jane Yellowrock leaves the children’s home where she was raised, and heads north to her first job. But she makes a detour and discovers where she came from, who she is, and what she is....
It is in Skinwalker that Jane Yellowrock first meets George Dumas (Bruiser) and Leo Pellissier. Now, in "First Sight", that encounter is revisited....
Jane Yellowrock and the Younger brothers, partners in Yellowrock Securities, are hired by the state of Louisiana to track, hunt, and dispatch a small pack of marauding werewolves.....
Rick LaFleur, former New Orleans undercover cop, now a black were-leopard stuck in human form, is at the PsyLED academy....
In this story from the Jane Yellowrock universe, undercover agent Rick LaFleur has been working on gaining access to Leo Pellissier, Master of the City of New Orleans....
Jane Yellowrock, her best friend Molly Trueblood, an earth witch, police detective Paul "Brax" Braxton, and Molly's husband Evan go after a blood-family of rogue-vampires....
Jane Yellowrock has motorcycle trouble and pulls into Bayou Oiseau, hoping for help from a local motorcycle shop. Instead, she is drawn into a war between the local witches and the local, non-aligned vampires....
When Molly Everhart Trueblood doesn’t show up for her shift at Seven Sassy Sisters Herb Shop and Café, Jane Yellowrock goes to the house to check on her. There Jane discovers a black cloud of wild, out of control magic attacking the small home....
Molly Everhart Trueblood and Jane Yellowrock try to discover if a local house is indeed haunted. But the problem that they discover is far worse than a ghostly haunting, and far more difficult to solve....
When Jane killed a small pack of marauding werewolves, she had no idea that the female had a brother in Angola prison....
When police officer Rick LaFLeur is infected with the taint of black were-leopard, he goes to Jane Yellowrock for help....
Beast, with Jane Yellowrock in the background of her mind, observes the lumber camp of white men who are destroying her hunting grounds....
George Dumas (Bruiser) calls Jane Yellowrock to the Royal Mojo Blues Company, because the club has been the scene of vampire attacks from an unknown rogue-vamp.
In a near-future world, seraphs and demons fight a never-ending battle. But a new species of mage has arisen....
Joanne Walker has three days to learn to use her shamanic powers and save the world from the unleashed Wild Hunt....
Emily is a teenage girl pulled from our world into a world of magic and mystery by a necromancer who intends to sacrifice her to the dark gods....
Jane Yellowrock is back on the prowl against the children of the night. The vampire council has hired skinwalker Yellowrock to hunt and kill one of their own who has broken sacred ancient rules - but Jane quickly realizes that in a community that is thousands of years old, loyalties run deep.
This is one of my favorite authors, series and narrators. I have listened to this series several times and I enjoy it more each time I listen to it. Khristine Hvam does a fantastic job with the narration. I do love the Cherokee that is brought into the story. Hearing the language of The People, just makes the story pop off the pages for me. I do listen while I am reading along, and Khristine pauses where Faith pauses (commas etc.) I think that a lot of times, we miss things when we don't see print. HOWEVER I love my audio books and this series. Jane Yellowrock is a good person as well as a great vamp killer!! And I do love Angie-baby! She will break your heart. I just want to squeeze her but Big Cat would take my head off. These are great stories, lots of background and history (at least for me), and a very interesting take on where vamps started. Hope you enjoy it as much as I have.
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What did you love best about Blood Cross?
the shipping of the character into beast and the dialogue that insues.
Would you recommend Blood Cross to your friends? Why or why not?
I think that they're very nice elements in this book for worth reading.I would definitely recommend this time friends that enjoy vampire mythology
Which character – as performed by Khristine Hvam – was your favorite?
her southern accents really things quite interesting. Jane Yellowrock it's definitely great voice
Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?
NoI one of those nooks.
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Great narration. I like to list this first as it can make or break a story.<br/><br/>Loved this story. Easy listerning and very entertaining. Will be impatiently waiting for any new books in audio from this author.<br/><br/>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.<br/><br/>Happy Reading<br/>
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Tracking Books Read Review (Short)
Overall Rating: 4.50
Story Rating: 4.75
Character Rating: 4.25
Audio Rating: 4.50 (Not part of the overall rating)
First Thought when Finished: Blood Cross sealed the deal: I am totally invested in Jane/Beast (not so much their love life though)!
Overall Thoughts: Oddly enough on paper, I really shouldn't like this series as much as I do. There is a love triangle. There is a small bit of angst (dual personalities lend to that). Jane at times has a very "young" type of attitude. However, I am really digging the mystery and world building involved with the Jane Yellowrock series. In this particular story, I enjoyed getting to know her best friend and kiddos. Also the rogue storyline was freaking amazing and the end gutted me! I won't say it caused tears but it did cause me to gasp. Faith knows how to pack a punch and that is why I overlook the elements that drive me crazy.
Narrated By Khristine Hvam / Length: 14 hrs and 48 mins
Khristine does an amazing job with Jane/Beast. She is one of my favorite narrators but this seems to be her sweet spot. She nails the emotion, pacing, and "bite your nails" moments with such accuracy that you just get swept up into the story. Great job!
Final Thoughts: I have already read book 3 and got my hands on book 4 & 5 (in audio of course)!
6 of 7 people found this review helpful
This is another great tale with Jane Yellowrock. The author creates a strong, female character, who also is vulnerable in some ways. There is enough intrique and action to keep you interested. The story is developed well. I enjoy the toughness and sometimes softness of the main character. I look forward to future stories with Jane Yellowrock.
9 of 11 people found this review helpful
Ok so... I havent even finished this book yet... I just HAD to write out my annoyance... Ok... So Molly's kids are kidnapped... And i have YET to hear the question "where are the kids?" Or somthing similar... Jane goes on and on... And on about how its her fault and she is looking... For something but im not so sure its the kids... When she finds a place they were held she doesnt ask the vampire they captured where the kids have gone... Sooo frustrating!!! Yet she is asking where are the master vampires of the house... Like really... So many chances she could have asked where are the kids and she doesnt!! Its like she rather go about it guesstimating where they are!! This one sided dialogue is tap dancing on my last nerve too... Im tired of reading a story from one person's perspective.. Im not so sure I will read the next book in this series... Jane often infuriates me.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
Okay so let me create an image. Sit on a front porch. Jane, on her motorcycle drives by. Then she drives by again. You watch her drive back and forth and each time she's learned a little or done something. Add in what you learned from the last book but make it a slightly paler version of the characters and VOILA! Book 2.
I do enjoy these books. But I also enjoy character growth. I have a feeling we won't see much of that with Jane. But you know, the Ms Marple books are awesome despite a constantly same plot line with only different characters and twists. At least we established a love triangle! Worth a credit if you're liking the series... I still like the Mercy Thompson books better.
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Ordered this book because of a review somewhere else, had minimal expectations. Oh dear, it was addicting. I will admit to going to the car and sitting in it so I could find out what happened next when I didn't have a need to go anywhere. And it was over 100° out there, but I still sat in the car to listen. I really wanted to know what happened next. When I finished this one, (book 2), the first thing I did when I got to my destination was order book 3. Good book!
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I have listened to the entire series so far and have enjoyed it very much. I hope there will be many more books to this great series. I will be purchasing them as soon as they come out. :)
4 of 5 people found this review helpful
After putting off reading Jane Yellowrock first book, I immediately started reading the 2nd book.. and soon will start with the 3rd one too.. You meet Molly (Jane's best friend) and her kids, and you will love them....
The hunt goes on for the vamp maker and it gets really interesting. You learn more about vamps and very interesting and OMG moments you get while reading this book.
8 of 11 people found this review helpful
great story but I wanted to say I absolutely love this narrator. 💓💓 she is my favourite audible narrator yet.
I loved the first two stories.. usually I can predict who's the bady etc but these aren't so predictable
Once again Jane Yellowrock takes on some very,very bad vampires who threaten....... Any more would be a spoiler, so let's just say blood,big cat and Jane are in the mix. I listen to this book pretty much in one session, I would say try this book.
Would recommend this review to anyone new to the story line or just the the genre
After an enjoyable first book this one not so much.
Jane, our main character and vampire asskicker returns, doesn't do a hell of a lot except blunder into situations, almost die, get saved by someone/something else and outside of self defense doesn't kill anyone.
Ultimately the big bad is an almost mute nobody we never meet, the day is saved thanks to a child not Jane and big, named, important characters are introduced but do/say nothing.
Disappointed is the best way to describe this one. hopefully book three will be an improvement.
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