Being a mechanic is hard work. Mercy Thompson, for instance, just spent the last couple of months trying to evade the murderous queen of the local vampire seethe. And now the leader of the werewolf pack, who’s maybe-more-than-just-a-friend, has asked for her help. A book of fae secrets has come to light and they’re all about to find out how implacable – and dangerous – the fae can be.
OK, so maybe her troubles have nothing to do with the job. But she sure could use a holiday.
Oh, I’m so glad this book was much better than the last one and the series is not going downhill.
A lot of things are happening in this book and of course because she can’t catch a break Mercy is right in the middle of everything.
I really love the relationship she and Adam are having; they actually get some time to themselves as a couple at least in the beginning of the book. Some pack members on the other hand are not happy about Mercy being a pack member and Adam’s mate. And they are to put a wedge into Adam’s and Mercy’s relationship. I really liked that we get some of Adam’s thoughts and feeling through the mate bond and wish it would be more of that.
Other trouble is stirring up in the pack that Adam as Alpha has to deal with.
Samuel is also a big part of this book and he is going through a real rough patch. While I was never a real Samuel fan ( at least not ,him being with Mercy) . I felt sorry and sad for him and was really worried if he makes it through the book alive.
While all this was going on we also had the fae again. And it is not pretty. The fae are constantly trying to get rid of Mercy even when she is not even the cause of their problem. But Mercy being Mercy she falls right in the middle of the fae business. It makes me wonder how many time she “almost” dies because of the fae until she stays away from them.
Overall, I LOVED this book. It has action , suspense romance and of course humor and was hard to put down. I really enjoyed the ending of this book, it actually has a kind of peaceful ending to it.
I rate it at 4 ½ ★
Some of my favorite quotes:
“When we got to the moron who was sitting in the only path to the stairway, Adam caught my waist and lifted me over before stepping over the man himself.
“Scott?” Adam said as we headed upstairs. “Yeah?”
“Unless someone shoots you, skins you, and throws the results on the floor, I don’t want to see you lying in the walkway again.”
“I thought you were dead.
Stupid. As if I’d die without taking you with me.”
“My will broke at the sound of his voice, and my head turned
with as much inevitability as a sunflower turning its face to
“Why is it that all cars are women?” he asked. “Because they’re fussy and demanding,” answered Zee.
“Because if they were men, they’d sit around and complain instead of getting the job done,” I told him.”