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Urbanfae

Michelle Scott, urban fantasy author

I love urban fantasy and paranormal romance! Although I'm not too keen on books that are overly sexy, I don't mind a little heat if it goes along with the story. At the same time, I'll read pretty much anything from classic novels to contemporary fiction.

Currently reading

Shutter Island
Dennis Lehane
Tim Gunn: A Guide to Quality, Taste and Style (Tim Gunn's Guide to Style)
Tim Gunn, Kate Maloney
Oaths of Blood (Ascension #2)
S.M. Reine
Bone Crossed - Patricia Briggs Book four in the Mercedes Thompson series finds our shifter, Mercy, at the mercy of an angry seethe of vampires.

This book was a huge improvement from #3. Because Briggs refocused on the were/vamp communities, I was hooked on the plot (I'm as keen on the fae). I also have enjoyed Stefan's character, so it was nice to have a book that centered more on him. And after the bad taste in my mouth from book #3, I was finally able to forgive Adam and move on.

One thing that I don't like as well about Brigg's books, however, is that they can become very chatty. Characters spend a lot of time speculating over one or another scenario, or they converse in great length about things. Many times, I'd rather watch the drama unfold. Briggs also has a remarkably complex overarching plot that crosses over her books, and because I didn't read them back-to-back, I can get confused.

However, there is a great deal that I enjoy about her series. The characters are wonderful, the action (when it does get started) is very good, and the mystery is always intriguing.