For all the bodies she's encountering, you'd think beat cop Joanne Walker works in Homicide. But no, Joanne's a reluctant shaman who last saved mankind three months ago -- surely she deserves more of a break! Yet, incredibly, "Armageddon, take two" is mere days away. There's not a minute to... show more
For all the bodies she's encountering, you'd think beat cop Joanne Walker works in Homicide. But no, Joanne's a reluctant shaman who last saved mankind three months ago -- surely she deserves more of a break! Yet, incredibly, "Armageddon, take two" is mere days away. There's not a minute to waste. Yet when her spirit guide inexplicably disappears, Joanne needs help from other sources. Especially after she accidentally unleashes Lower World demons on Seattle. Damn. With the mother of all showdowns gathering force, it's the worst possible moment for Joanne to realize she should have learned more about controlling her powers.
Publish date: 01-05-2006
Pages no: 408
Edition language: English
Series: Walker Papers (#2)
"Thunderbird Falls"delivered exactly what I was looking for this weekend: relaxing, escapist, entertainment that demanded nothing much from me except the suspension of disbelief and a willingness to open my imagination to astral plane encounters. "Thunderbird Falls"follows on from "Urban Shaman". ...
I thought the first book in the Walker Papers series was okay enough for me to give the second book in the series a go. Unfortunately I was not impressed by Thunderbird Falls. One might even go so far as to say that I was disappointed.The book follows a pattern common pattern to many urban fantasy b...
Joanne is still trying to find her feet. Still searching for a purpose and a place in the world she lives in, both the "ordinary" arena and using her talents. She's finding life as a beat cop interesting and fulfilling, a short trip back to the garrage allows her to realise that really her superio...
I spent most of this book irritated at Joanne for not paying attention. And I think that once again this story would have been told better in third person, because the first person narration irritated me. I very nearly didn't finish the book I was bothered so much.
If you have a daughter, a niece, a daughter of a friend, I highly recommend this series. Joanne is flawed, without a doubt. She is low on confidence, but high in sense of self, and her journey is a fascinating one. Unlike a lot of the series out there that feature women leads, Joanne admits her flaw...