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Storm Cursed by Patricia Briggs
Series: Mercy Thompson #11
Published by Ace on May 7, 2019
Genres: Urban Fantasy
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My name is Mercedes Athena Thompson Hauptman, and I am a car mechanic. And a coyote shapeshifter. And the mate of the Alpha of the Columbia Basin werewolf pack.
Even so, none of that would have gotten me into trouble if, a few months ago, I hadn't stood upon a bridge and taken responsibility for the safety of the citizens who lived in our territory. It seemed like the thing to do at the time. It should have only involved hunting down killer goblins, zombie goats, and an occasional troll. Instead, our home was viewed as neutral ground, a place where humans would feel safe to come and treat with the fae.
The reality is that nothing and no one is safe. As generals and politicians face off with the Gray Lords of the fae, a storm is coming and her name is Death.
But we are pack, and we have given our word. We will die to keep it.
Angela was nice enough to let me share her review, originally posted here.
I love the Mercy Thompson series, so I couldn’t wait to get my hands on the latest release.
Briggs delivers yet again another amazing story in the Mercy Thompson series. She brought an action-packed tale with hate groups, black witches, friends to enemies, lose, and more.
Mercy is facing the consequences of making the Tri-Cities a safe haven. She’s also stuck having to act as liaison between the humans and fae while Adam and The Pack play bodyguards to the humans. She will have to manage many things and make some difficult choices.
We are treated to some new and old characters with The Pack and all our favorite characters come to life in Storm Cursed. We learn more about Sherwood Post. Zee is present, as is Uncle Mike and the Goblin King. Even Wulfe pops in.
As always Briggs captured me. The plot is well written and action-packed. I love that we are so far into the series and it’s still going strong with each book feeling fresh. It’s a well crafted story and the author made me cringe, laugh out loud, cry, and gasp.
The Mercy Thompson series continues to grow and get better with each book. Mercy is becoming stronger, The Pack is evolving, and the world continues to build. I can’t wait for the next installment.
Who said (enter the answer in the Rafflecopter, don’t put in the comments)
“Zombies are anathema.”
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I thought it might be fun to link up reviews so we can find them all easily. It can be a link to Goodreads or a blog, or wherever you have a review (short or long).
Observations and questions you shared from Silence Fallen:
(Thank you so much for sharing!)
- Bran’s feelings for Mercy was a stunner for me.
- I was surprised by the dr. Who references. The video games the pack plays have been mentioned in many books, but I didn’t recall Dr. Who before. I’m a Who fan, even like the latest female doctor, but the story lines were awfully preachy.
- Really was amazed by how Bran hid his identity until the very end. That’s some power!
Quotes you readers shared from Silence Fallen:
(Thank you for sharing!)
“No,” he said softly. “I belong to Mercy.”
“People who stand in the way of my mate’s ability to get herself out of trouble often feel like they were hit by buses. I think this might be the first time it is literally true, though.”
We are doing one book every 4 weeks, posting on Fridays.
Oct 9: Storm Cursed – Angela at My Guilty Pleasures
Nov 6: Smoke Bitten – Anne
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Jan 3: Moon Called – Anne
Jan 31: Blood Bound – Melanie
Feb 28: Iron Kissed – Carole at Carole’s Random Life in Books
Mar 27: Bone Crossed – KC
Apr 24: Silver Borne – Berls at Because Reading
May 22: River Marked – Rachel at Waves of Fiction
Jun 19: Frost Burned – Sophia
Jul 17: Night Broken – Jennifer the Book Nympho (now at That’s What I’m Talking About)
Aug 14: Fire Touched – Robin
Sep 11: Silence Fallen – Kimberly at Caffeinated Reviewer
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Audible copy of Smoke Bitten:
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If the winner is Intl, I will send a copy of Smoke Bitten through Book Depository.
For the US winner:
- Hurog duology MP3
- Mercy Thompson Night Broken, Fire Touched + Stories MP3
- Hardcover copy of Smoke Bitten
- Mercy Thompson enamel pin
The MP3 audios were graciously provided by Brilliance Audio. The Mercy Thompson enamel pin was provided by AceRoc. Unfortunately none of the conferences happened so things won’t be signed.
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