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Wake of Vultures - Lila Bowen
Wake of Vultures
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A rich, dark fantasy of destiny, death, and the supernatural world hiding beneath the surface. Nettie Lonesome lives in a land of hard people and hard ground dusted with sand. She's a half-breed who dresses like a boy, raised by folks who don't call her a slave but use her like one. She knows of... show more
A rich, dark fantasy of destiny, death, and the supernatural world hiding beneath the surface. Nettie Lonesome lives in a land of hard people and hard ground dusted with sand. She's a half-breed who dresses like a boy, raised by folks who don't call her a slave but use her like one. She knows of nothing else. That is, until the day a stranger attacks her. When nothing, not
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ISBN: 9780356506562
Edition language: English
Series: The Shadow (#1)
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Merle
Merle rated it
2.5 Wake of Vultures by Lila Bowen
I’ll begin with a disclaimer: this isn’t my type of book, though from its marketing I thought it might be. First, because while it has a fantasy plotline, the setting and tone are more horror-tinged paranormal, full of monsters and gruesomeness. Second, because it really is a young-adult novel, in t...
Hooked on Books
Hooked on Books rated it
5.0 The Shadow Series- Book 1...
I LOVED this story! It's going on my 10* favorites shelf. I think you absolutely have to listen to the audio to get the full experience of Nettie Lonesome aka Nat aka Rhett. On the surface it's a dark and gritty, western fantasy but down deep it's a whole lot more then that. The author touches on ...
Burgoo
Burgoo rated it
A fun coming of age story set as a weird western. Some thoughts on the series.
Rachel's books
Rachel's books rated it
4.0 Wake of Vultures
Nettie is an orphan taken in by a couple. They raise her, not kindly or as their own, but as someone to do all of the work and not get paid a dime. She realizes that it's easier to pretend to be a boy, so she does. She also sees herself as more male than female. Nettie is also bi-racial (half Nat...
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it
4.0 Wake of Vultures: Or Weird West at its Best
I'm a sucker for weird west tales, and this one delivered in spades - it had all the trappings of a western with elements of fantasy and horror stirred in for flavor. Creepy twists on old monsters, a setting so adeptly crafted it felt real, and a pitch perfect western tone. Two of the quotes on the ...
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