mardi 19 janvier 2016

Murder of Crows ( The Others 2 ) by Anne Bishop

Hello to all,

                     Winter is definitively here now with minus 10 or slighly less today and all temperature under zero for the next days....the perfect weather to stay safely inside near the fire with a good cup of tea and a book to spend a excelllent time don't you think?

Here is my opinion on the second book in the Others series by Anne Bishop.. i discovered it late but she has me captivated by this series now.

Happy reading
Publisher: Roc
Publication: 2015
ISBN: 0451466160
Genre: urban fantasy
Violence: mild

Language: normal
sex: none
Public: 16+
Source: bought

Description from goodreads :

 Return to New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop’s “phenomenal” (Urban Fantasy Investigations) world of the Others—where supernatural entities and humans struggle to co-exist, and one woman has begun to change all the rules…

After winning the trust of the Others residing in the Lakeside Courtyard, Meg Corbyn has had trouble figuring out what it means to live among them. As a human, Meg should be barely tolerated prey, but her abilities as a cassandra sangue make her something more.

The appearance of two addictive drugs has sparked violence between the humans and the Others, resulting in the murder of both species in nearby cities. So when Meg has a dream about blood and black feathers in the snow, Simon Wolfgard—Lakeside’s shape-shifting leader—wonders if their blood prophet dreamed of a past attack or a future threat.

As the urge to speak prophecies strikes Meg more frequently, trouble finds its way inside the Courtyard. Now, the Others and the handful of humans residing there must work together to stop the man bent on reclaiming their blood prophet—and stop the danger that threatens to destroy them all.

My opinion:
 I so loved  this sequel... i mean it’s even better than book much that i couldn’t stop reading even if i should have since it was deep night but it was so good that  i could only switch off the light for 5min before i had to get up again and continue reading until the last page.

Anne Bishop created an universe complexe but so captivating that  you get immersed easily even if you don’t know a lot about if you are just  so  immersed in the story that you don’t feel as you are missing anything. I really loved to see in this sequel how Others from the world lived, reacted to humans being and at the same time to see how those we already know adjust to the changes that are happening.

I don’t want to tell you too much to avoid spoiler and it’s the kind of story where it’s really difficult to reduce our opinion on a few facts only... to resume this one had me laughing as crazy, cry a little, smiling most of the time.
Simon is still Simon and  it was great to see how he is viewing his human pack now, i want more of Skippy and Sam...also of Whirlpool

Now ity’s also true that this one was a bit darker than the precedent book which fit perfectly with the events happening or that could happen as the author manages to always let us know a little more but keeps a large bit a mystery.

Really it’s a series to discover if you haven’t started it already and i can’t wait to get my hand on the next book as soon as i can and book 4 releases this year ( hardcover first but hey it’s around my birthday so i can hope because waiting one more year ( which i will have to do for book 5 ) is way WAY too long!!!)

Score:  5/5

Disclaimer: All opinions are my own and no compensation was received in exchange for this review

4 commentaires:

  1. I haven't read anything by Anne Bishop. Since you gave it a 5, I think I'll have to check it out. Have you read anything in Anne's Black Jewels series?

    1. no this is the only series i've read from her and i admit i was hesitant at first but you could love it as some have a mind a little like Beast from jane yellowrock series^^;;

  2. ouiiiiiiiiii j'adore cette série ! Elle est juste génial, je viens de finir le 4 et c'est fabuleux!