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)
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...
The most irreverent laugh out loud ending to anything I have ever read, Joanne Walker has stolen a piece of my heart and she is the one character who can probably take good care of it. 2nd book was just as interesting, action packed and enjoyable as the first!
Joanne Walker, or Siobhan Walking Stick and reluctant shaman, returns to face her powers that she can’t keep running from. After the vast events of Urban Shaman, she is intimidated by the power and the responsibility that comes with it – but she can’t deny the damage she did in saving the city last ...