After saving the world from his fiendish father's side of the family, Cal Leandros and his stalwart half-brother Niko have settled down with new digs and a new gig-bodyguard and detective work. And in New York City, where preternatural beings stalk the streets just like normal folk, business is... show more
After saving the world from his fiendish father's side of the family, Cal Leandros and his stalwart half-brother Niko have settled down with new digs and a new gig-bodyguard and detective work. And in New York City, where preternatural beings stalk the streets just like normal folk, business is good. Their latest case has them going undercover for the Kin-the werewolf Mafia. A low-level Kin boss thinks a rival is setting him up for a fall, and wants proof. The place to start is the back room of Moonshine-a gambling club for non-humans. Cal thinks it's a simple in-and-out job. But Cal is very, very wrong. Cal and Niko are being set up themselves-and the people behind it have a bite much worse than their bark...
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: March 6th 2007
Pages no: 338
Edition language: English
, Urban Fantasy
Series: Cal Leandros (#2)
~~Moved from GR~~ Moonshine by Rob Thurman This is one of those books I enjoyed, but also kind of enjoyed hating. I kept a running snarky commentary going in my head the entire time I read it...but I just couldn't put it down. I think the easiest way to describe my reaction to this book is in te...
I was quite critical of a lot of aspects in the first book in this series. Moonshine addresses most of the issues and comes out ahead in every way. I got a little bit lost with the plot at times - had to stop and work out who was doing what and why - but overall this book lives up to the potential o...
1.5starsEh, I did not really care for this one much. More bad language, gutter talk, terrible attitude towards women. EH. Sketchy.
Not as good as the first but then I didn't think it would even hold a candle to that one so I was pleasantly surprised that it still ranked high for me. For once the protagonist has a chance to save his brother instead of always the other way around. I don't think she set up Cal's love for the girl ...
Rob Thurman is a very good example of urban fantasy. Her writing is crisp, sharp and sarcastic, full of banter and good old boy humour that will keep you snickering.Cal and Niko very much remind me of two brothers from Supernatural. So if you like this show you will most certainly love the books.The...