Among them is Luna Wilder, a tough-as-nails police officer whose job is to keep the peace. As an Insoli werewolf, Luna travels without a pack and must rely on. The first book in a thrilling, addictive new series by a talented new voice in dark fantasy. Welcome to Nocturne City, where werewolves, black magicians, and. The Nocturne City book series by Caitlin Kittredge includes books Night Life, Pure Blood, Second Skin, and several more. See the complete Nocturne City series.

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Like their emotions weren’t those felt of normal people Thanks for telling us about the problem. Also, nigbtlife all-important possible love connection was totally rushed. The Kittredgge Well, except for the eyes on the cover model [whom I assume is Luna], the cover is generic enough with its very-elaborate, fuchsia pentagram projected onto the dark behind the tank top-clad woman wearing the pentagram necklace.

This one isn’t good enough. We have the sexist pig who likes to call her names and grab her butt. First in the Nocturne City urban fantasy series about two cousins: The sub plots are uneven though and character development is overall a little disappointing.

Even the guy in the morgue can’t say a single sentence kitttredge werewolf prejudice. As far as mystery writing goes, it’s only so-so. It took me awhile to slog through the daitlin third of the story because of it. It’s a bit predictable and the main character’s development confused me. Mabye Ketamine loosely controlled large animal tranqulizer AKA K-hole, Special K, which induces halicinations and sometimes the illusion of pain.

This is decidedly true for Luna Wilder also, cheesy name for a pack-less werewolf. Why caitpin murders occured was also dealt with quite summarily, meaning that what the reader had learned by the end of the book can be summarized as follows.

Jun 18, Anna rated it it was ok Shelves: It’s not always explained just why is she going there, saying this, insulting people left and right obviously the answer is the author wanted her to, and that’s that, only it brakes the flow of the story when I’m left thinking “the hell? It can be particularly vicious at certain times of the moon cycle. I’m looking forward to reading more stories in the exciting Nocturne City series.


Apr 07, Smirking rated it it was ok Shelves: Lets get to the eye rolling romance bits now. Enabled Amazon Czitlin Sellers Rank: And she’s just been assigned to find the ruthless killer behind a string of ritualistic murders—a killer with ties to an escaped demon found only in legend…until now.

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According to the author’s website there will be at least 5 books total in the series possibly more. What I had more difficulty with was the first ‘love’ I use this word with full irony here scene between the main character and this Dmitri.

Urban Fantasy lovers, Cop drama readers. Caitlin lives in Olympia, WA with two pushy cats. Seeing as I had two more books in the series I decided to stick it out and let me tell you it was so worth it.

I’m getting so tired of these books where the author can only make the female look strong and successful-in-the-face-of-adversity by making every man she works with a complete ass on one level or another.

The first book a thrilling, addictive new series by a talented new voice in dark fantasy. The characters were unpleasant and inconsistent and the plot didn’t make much sense at all.

Caitlin caitlinn writing novels at age EVERY MAN in this book are portrayed as misogynist pigs- one even goes as far as grabbing the main character’s butt in the workplace and getting away with it. In fact my boredom with urban fantasy of late has brought back my appetite for comic books and all things RA Salvatore and George R Martin. However, the police department is full of woman hating, sexist pig cavemen who look down on her for being a woman. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.


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Luna was downright reckless most of the time and the romantic interest frankly a criminal. Described as a tough as nails police detective and the best detective they have to boot, I found her to be a bit too reckless and her police work fairly shoddy. But things start getting dangerous fast as another body turns up and black magic seems to be involved. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Published March 4th by St. To me the biggest crime a writer can make is making the main characters toxic. It brakes the flow and detracts from the emotional weight a scene is supposed to carry when everyone is cursing “hex me”, “hex”, “hexed”, and occasional “gods”, etc.

I think this series has promise, but this book was not great. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The primary theme of the book is that a “tough-as-nails” detective throws herself into situations that she can’t handle with nary a plan at all.

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The downside is, of course, that it’s not terrifically deep, and doesn’t do much to make anything but the mystery worthwhile. I can tolerate this when the caiitlin is good. Gollancz July 29, Publication Date: There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Luna’s lucky enough to have a supportive cousin and lieutenant, but she’s totally rude to them both. Share your thoughts with other customers. The Best Books of She’s constantly reminding him that she’s a cop; then she calls him up for backup, for a gun, for a ride to the crime scene… Luna jumps into situations without thought or investigation.

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