Review: Hunting Ground by Patricia Briggs ★★★★

Hunting Ground by Patricia Briggs
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Series: Alpha and Omega #2
Publication Date: September 2009
ISBN: 044101738X
Page Count: 286

Summary:

Mated to werewolf Charles Cornick, the son—and enforcer—of the leader of the North American werewolves, Anna Latham now knows how dangerous being a werewolf is. Especially when attending a summit to present a controversial proposition; a werewolf who has threatened Anna and opposes his father is struck down. Charles’s reputation makes him the prime suspect, and the penalty for the crime is execution. Now Anna and Charles must combine their talents to hunt down the real killer—or Charles will take the fall.

REVIEW


Overall I preferred the plot for this book over that of book one, Cry Wolf. It had more interesting ancillary characters, more subplots weaved throughout and a really good whodunnit mystery for the main storyline.

I also enjoyed seeing the slow but sure progress Anna is making from the girl who was too frightened to be around anyone but Charles- and even that only when he was calm- to someone that's....actually kind of a badass!

Charles continues to be the epitome of the supportive mate. His characterization is quite subtle, but effective. At least where I am concerned. I think I may possibly be a teensy bit in love with him. Whoopsies!

We're not talking Adam Hauptman levels of awesomeness quite yet, but to be fair, this is only book two in this spin-off series, so he has time to catch up;)

I can't wait to read Fair Game which comes out in just two days. I'm all refreshed, ready and raring to go. Bring it on!

4 Stars! ★★★★

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