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Heat Stroke (Weather Warden, Book 2) by Rachel Caine, Review

Heat Stroke by Rachel Caine, Weather Warden Book 2
Genre:Urban Fantasy
Paranormal Element: Magic, Djinn
Series: Weather Warden, Book 2
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A good follow-up to Ill Wind, I was excited to read book 2 and am pretty impressed with this series as a whole. Joanne is a very compelling character and the world just keeps expanding and expanding to encompass more characters and elements, just making things better. This one did slow down a bit in the middle and left me with a the rating went down from the first book, but I will be reading on.

Picking straight up from the end of Ill Wind, Joanne's life has come to an end and she is reborn as a Djinn. Life as a Djinn is different from the living and Joanne has a lot to get used to, including her new vast power supply. But, just as she is settling in to her new life, a huge threat appears in the aetheric - and it could destroy everything in it's path.

The characters make this series. Joanne is a wonderful heroine and every problem she finds herself in, I was right there rooting for her. Even the bad guys were so utterly evil and dastardly I just wanted to scream. Put me alone in a room with Yvette...kick, slap, punch, bite...pulling hair is not beneath me!

This is a great series, and I can't wait to read more.

Adult content, a few sexual references, some cursing, violence. Fans of Urban Fantasy should really enjoy, series like Richelle Meads Succubus series, or Patricia Briggs' Mercy Thompson series should enjoy.


Natasha said...

I really loved this novel. Rachel Caine is a wonderful author.
If your interested, here's my review:

Larissa {Larissa's Bookish Life} said...

Great review! this is one of my fave reviews ever! so glad you're enjoying it! =D

M Pax said...

I'll have to add this to my list. Thanks for the review.

Cecilia said...

Looks like one to definitely check out, btw im running a reading challenge on my blog if interested

sapidudunk said...

this isnt on my list and my genre, but you know what, Djinn ini Bahasa Indonesia means "ghost" too. Thanks for reviewing

Lily Child said...

I just adored this series! It seriously gets better and better!

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