Thursday, 11 November 2010

Review: Rogue - Rachel Vincent

Shifters 2

Genre: urban fantasy
Pages: 394
Published: 2008

Okay, so cats don t always land on their feet.

I know that better than most. Since rejoining the Pride, I ve made big decisions and even bigger mistakes: the kind paid for with innocent lives. As the first and only female enforcer, I have plenty to prove to my father, the Pride, and myself. And with murdered toms turning up in our territory, I m working harder than ever, though I always find the energy for a little after-hours recreation with Marc, my partner both on- and off-duty.

But not all of my mistakes are behind me. We re beginning to suspect that the dead are connected to a rash of missing human women and that they can all be laid at my feet--two or four, take your pick. And one horrible indiscretion may yet cost me more than I can bear.

I am going to try the new review format created by Jenny @Jenny Loves to read and Staci @ Life in the Thumb


1.) Reasons you chose this book

I really liked book 1, I mean really liked it, great UF and I knew I had to read more. The choice was obvious and I got this book.

2.) Reasons you liked or disliked this book

I did not love it as much as I liked book 1 but it was still a great book.

* The tension between Marc and Faythe is great, even know when they are together. And then there is Jace, I do like tension
* Great UF has some nice action and this book has this. Someone is killing strippers, and toms. And then a big secret is revealed and that could mean the end of Faythe. The book had me reading fast so I would get to the end and see what happens.
*Love the world. Shifters, cats, yay, and the fact that tabbies are so rare.
*I had heard complaints that this book was not as good as the rest, cos of Faythe, but did not see that. She is still hotheaded, but I do wish she would let Marc into her life.
*It wasn't a full-blown cliffhanger but it was still a cliffhanger at the end and I am so gonna read book 3 soon.

3.) Reasons you are recommending this book

If you are looking for a new urban fantasy series to read then go for this one. It's so good! There is drama, action, and love trouble. If you are a paranormal romance fan then go for this one too, sure not as much romance, but the tension makes up for that.


Ps. Cool new format girls :) Nice and simple and I could make it a short review.

26 comments:

  1. I like the new format too! Although I often like writing my own synopsises and they er...tend to be rather too long I might be tempted to use this one once in a while!

    Maybe in the summer I will try this UF - sounds enticing but deceptively similar to other UF series. A new Ilona Andrews?

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  2. I still haven't read the first one!

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  3. I've been wanting to get into this series for what feels like forever. And I just keep reading great reviews for it all time.

    Thanks for reminding me about this author Blodeuedd!

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  4. I enjoyed this book too. I still need to read the 3rd in the series. I totally agree with your review.

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  5. Pfff...I've had this book for years and I still haven't been able to read it. I'm stuck halfways through it. Though I did really like the first one!

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  6. B,

    I love this series - and I am sad to see it end. :) But WoW, what an ending.

    I'm glad you liked this one and hope you continue on with the series.

    I like your new review format. Sweet and simple. :)

    M

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  7. Ana
    Lol, I know the feeling, I try to keep them short days, but I struggle.

    Hm, well nothing like Andrews one bit. I have not read that much but still from what I have seen she keeps it fresh and her own

    Vivienne
    Oh please do read it :)

    VFG
    You just go read this series now, it is just awesome.

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  8. Hey B!

    I read this book some time back and really enjoyed it as well as book II I haven't been able to get to the third one yet but do enjoy Ms. Vincent's voice.

    Thanks for sharing, glad you enjoyed this one. ;)

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  9. Melissa
    I waited a year with reading this one! I shall not wait another year to read the next

    Lis
    Well I did start it a few weeks ago *blush* and got stuck. Just face it head on, I hear they getting better then again

    Michelle
    It's a nice one for sure. Sometimes simple is the best, espeically when it comes to a series, for most of the time I have the same things to say

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  10. I love the review format - I may have to "borrow" this format myself.

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  11. I love this review format! I think this book sounds like a lot of fun, and it might just be my cup of tea :)

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  12. Cool format! This sounds like a lovely urban fantasy book. I just love urban fantasy.

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  13. Bermudaonion
    Go ahead and borrow :) It's for all of us

    Hi Lea
    I have waited to read this one, because I only had book 3, but gonna get the rest now, cos for once, I wanna finish a series, lol

    Melissa
    It's a great series, and Vincent has a way of writing.

    Irena
    Me too, so more than PNR, it's just, cooler, lol

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  14. Sounds interesting! From the cover I'd guessed it to be YA book.

    I like the review format. Very simple!

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  15. Great format, I keep hearing fab things about these

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  16. That is a good format :)

    Glad you're enjoying the books, this book is prob my lease favorite of the series, so I hope you continue with it; you know how much I love these books!

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  17. Elysium
    Oh really, nah no YA here :)

    Inked
    I do like to try new formats

    Patti
    It wasn't as good, but it still made me wanna read the next one like crazy

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  18. Glad you liked the format...I enjoyed how you used it and think this may be a cool series to read!

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  19. Great new review format. This one sounds like a good series.
    http://thebookworm07.blogspot.com/

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  20. I've only read Stray so far but I too love the tension between Faythe, Marc and Jace :)

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  21. Keep reading...this series gets better as it goes. I read Alpha, that last book in the series recently and really liked it. So sad it's over.

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  22. Have the entire series in my shelf... but it's at the back of my TBR mountain simply because I heard some reviews saying that Faythe can be a stupid protagonist... soooo don't like stupid protagonists... but they all agree with you that the world building was fantastic.

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  23. Staci
    Great format :=D Sometimes I just need to make it short, and especially when it comes to a series

    Naida
    Try it :)
    ANd yes loving this series

    Book Vixen
    Oh yes, that tension makes me all tingly inside, lol

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  24. FV
    I am gonna be sad when I get to that one too :(

    Cherry
    Oh know, I hate TSTL heroines, I wanna kick their asses. So far I have not felt like that with her

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  25. Hmm...I haven't tried this series but it's been a while since a last read an UF and it might be time for me to give it another try. This might be a good book to start with, or at least, the first one in the series.

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  26. Simcha
    The first one definitely to get the feel of the series, cos it's a good one

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