The first book in a thrilling, addictive new series by a talented new voice in dark fantasy. Welcome to Nocturne City, where werewolves, black magicians, and witches prowl the streets at night… Among them is Luna Wilder, a tough-as-nails police officer whose job is to keep the peace. As an Insoli... show more
The first book in a thrilling, addictive new series by a talented new voice in dark fantasy. Welcome to Nocturne City, where werewolves, black magicians, and witches prowl the streets at night… Among them is Luna Wilder, a tough-as-nails police officer whose job is to keep the peace. As an Insoli werewolf, Luna travels without a pack and must rely on instinct alone. And she’s just been assigned to find the ruthless killer behind a string of ritualistic murders—a killer with ties to an escaped demon found only in legend…until now.But when she investigates prime suspect Dmitri Sandovsky, she can’t resist his wolfish charms. Pack leader of a dangerous clan of Redbacks, Dimitri sends her animal instincts into overdrive and threatens her fiercely-guarded independence. But Luna and Dimiri will need to rely on each other as they’re plunged into an ancient demon underworld and pitted against an expert black magician with the power to enslave them for eternity…
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: March 4th 2008
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Series: Nocturne City (#1)
I read this a long time ago--3 stars is my default in these situations, unless it was spectacular.
I was pleasantly surprised by this one. Luna can be stupid at times, but overall I liked her. Dmitri I'm not that crazy about. I plan on reading the next one!
I really didn't buy the whole I'm in love with Lilia, she's my mate, oh no, she's dead? -throws hissy fit- Hey you're pretty sexy, let's get it on, violently, and now we're in lurrrrve.
I really enjoyed this book. I enjoyed the protagonist, Luna, with her impulsive, kick-ass ways; the universe with its out-but-not-accepted!supernaturals; the bloody, complicated magic that actually made sense; and, of course, the love interest Dmitri, who was such a bad catch, it's ridiculous.And ye...
Take out the weres, witches, and demon plot, this story feels like a police-procedural with a tough female detective. And THAT, is just fine by me. What can I say, I love reading police-procedural books and watching them. I don't read the genre as much but whenever I stumble into that, I enjoy it. T...