Skinwalker. Skinwalker One of paranormal fantasy’s toughest heroines, Jane Yellowrock, debuted with a vengence A year ago Jane nearly lost her life taking. Jane Yellowrock is a Cherokee Skinwalker– one of the very last. She also shares her body with the soul of a mountain lion, Beast, as a result of accidental black. Jane uses her abilities for good as a hunter of rogue vampires, but the skinwalkers of real-life Native American lore are sinister figures best.
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She’s a wonderfully descriptive prose stylist, one of the few writers the late Ray Bradbury was another who enables you to fully experience her world with all your senses: Still the story was action packed and gave me just enough to want to know more about Jane and her journey. Jane stumbled naked out of the woods at age 12, with no language, no memory, and no family.
While I thought, I stood and lifted the kettle off the flame, splashed boiling water over the teapot and into the strainer in its top, equalizing the temperature inside and out before filling the pot.
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View all 23 comments. She knew little about her past, only that she was part Cherokee, and that she could shift into the form of animals. It’s definitely not to make Jane’s life easier. Croix, a stone mage in a post-apocalyptic alternate reality. Vampire-hunter-for-hire, Skinwalker, Vampires, Grindylow, Weres, witches, vampire witches, dark magic, Native American mythology, Cherokee shaman.
Throw Beast into the mix, and you’ve got “one” awesome main character. Just so you know, I hate myself when I do this but I just cannot read this book any longer. But it seems like the witch made it to New Orleans and then disappeared without a trace… Read More.
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The bad guy is bound to be behind one! It had everything a UF should have with its own unique flavor. I have to say I am not enamored of Rick, who Beast seems to like just fine. Lists with This Book. Jane has built up a reputation as a vampire hunter, killing vamps who are out of control as opposed to the “sane” vamps who obey certain rules and are more or less accepted in society. Majorly — which is perfect for a series junkie like me.
Blake and Mercy series but I quickly lost interest because of the repetitive sex acrobatics and blind stupidity in same ocasions of the heroines. I didn’t care about the rogue or who sklnwalker doing the killing or who was getting killed. I actually liked the vampire elements in this book. December 7, at She’s tough and a smart aleck, but sminwalker also soft in yellowock ways.
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Still, it’s a decent book. I had studied long and hard before investing in the weapon.
Jane walks softly and carries a big stake to keep the peace in New Orleans, all part of her job as official enforcer to Leo Pellisier, Master of the City. As she begins to make contact with various players in the supernatural world, each conversation is filled with subtext and ulterior motives.
While it doesn’t avoid all of the UF tropes, Hunter does a nice job of making a strong, distinct female character. It felt very stark, almost overly so…it’s sort of reminiscent of beat poetry. She has to rely on herself skinwalkker the very few people she knows she can trust to stand and fight. I bought it because 2 of my friends liked it one recommended it.
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When the rogue-vampire hunter is hired to hunt down a particularly nasty vamp, Jane is drawn into yfllowrock steamy New Orleans vampire society where she learns siknwalker ins-and-outs of the “sane” vampire culture, more about her own Cherokee heritage, and we are drawn into a rousing, fast-paced thriller. Although maybe not beating up your fellow employees is a good idea? While tooling around in The Big Easy Jane meets a fun populace of UF players that author Hunter has put together and who makes good use of the construct.
Jane is keeping the peace between visiting groups of witches and vamps in the city, but then trouble comes knocking on her doorstep.
Koontz did this sort of thing with a dog once. Jane describes her beeeeeautiful flowing hair. I was going to stay with a two but when view spoiler [ Jane decided she had to “trade” something with the all high muckety-muck “hot” vamp and let him drink from her hide spoiler ] it was just too much.
All the benefits of a dog coupled with speech. Having this first-person co-protagonists-in-a-shared-body setup certainly was interesting…it’s not a frequent occurrence, that’s for sure. This is more of a 3.
As for the love-interests, none of those guys really excited me, so a bit of a disappointment as well. I liked that the vampires in this story respond to Christian holy symbols, such as the cross and holy water, along with silver.
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The book was was enjoyable overall, but I must admit that it was not the most memorable affair for me. She is supposed to be this super tough heroine but she starts acting like a bloody teenager and blushes furiously every five minutes. In this series, Jane works to unravel her past, understand her present, and make a future. After all, he has Jane. I can see the potential but there’s not enough here, in either character or plot, to keep me wanting to ekinwalker more.
I like the way Jane was written, I liked the idea of the character and that she was a vamp hunter.