Book 2 in the Whyborne & Griffin seriesPrevious book: WiddershinsIntroverted scholar Percival Endicott Whyborne wants nothing more than to live quietly with his lover, ex-Pinkerton detective Griffin Flaherty. Unfortunately, Whyborne's railroad tycoon father has other ideas, namely hiring Griffin... show more
Book 2 in the Whyborne & Griffin seriesPrevious book: WiddershinsIntroverted scholar Percival Endicott Whyborne wants nothing more than to live quietly with his lover, ex-Pinkerton detective Griffin Flaherty. Unfortunately, Whyborne's railroad tycoon father has other ideas, namely hiring Griffin to investigate mysterious events at a coal mine. Whyborne, Griffin, and their friend Christine travel to Threshold Mountain, a place of dark legend even before the mine burrowed into its heart. A contingent of Pinkertons--including Griffin's ex-lover Elliot--already guard the mine. But Griffin knows better than anyone just how unprepared the detectives are to face the otherworldly forces threatening them.Soon, Whyborne and Griffin are on the trail of mysterious disappearances, deadly accidents, and whispered secrets. Is Elliot an ally, or does he only want to rekindle his relationship with Griffin? And if so, how can Whyborne possibly hope to compete with the stunningly handsome Pinkerton--especially when Griffin is hiding secrets about his past?For in a town where friends become enemies and horror lurks behind a human mask, Whyborne can't afford to trust anything--including his own heart.Novel: 67,669 words.The Whyborne & Griffin series:Widdershins (Book 1)Threshold (Book 2)Other books by Jordan L. Hawk:HaintedHeart of the DragonThe SPECTR series:Hunter of Demons (Book 1)Master of Ghouls (Book 2)Reaper of Souls (Book 3)Eater of Lives (Book 4)
Publish date: 2013-07-20
Pages no: 172
Edition language: English
Series: Whyborne & Griffin (#2)
I listened to this book on audio and the narrator is not my favorite. I wasn’t thrilled with his performance in “Widdershins” and it was pretty much the same deal here. He simply has no oomph to his voice, there is very little to no emotion behind any of the words and I’m a reader who needs the oomp...
This one was a bit too supernatural for my taste and less interesting than the previous ones. I don't feel like much happens in the story even if I know it does. I mean, there's plot, there's mystery, but it feels kind of lineal all the time. not interesting enough to catch my attention and keep m...
I just love the adventure spirit and the paranormal aspect of these books. So fun!
TW: Body horror, involuntary experiments, high body count At one point, I thought to myself [spoiler] I'm reading about bat lobsters from space, what has my life become [/spoiler] but darn, if this wasn't a fun and intriguing book anyway. [spoiler] I also thought to myself, maybe they should try ...