TITLE: Bone Crossed
SERIES #: Mercy Thompson #4
CHARACTERS: Mercy Thompson, Adam Hauptman, Samuel Cornick, Zee, Stefan and many more
AUTHOR: Patricia Briggs
NARRATOR: Lorelei King
RUN TIME: 9 Hours & 4 Minutes
PUBLICATION DATE: February 9, 2019
ORDER LINKS: Audible | Amazon | B&N
Welcome to Patricia Briggs’s world, a place where “witches, vampires, werewolves, and shapeshifters live beside ordinary people” (Booklist). It takes a very unusual woman to call it home – and there’s no one quite like Mercy Thompson.
By day, Mercy is a car mechanic in the sprawling Tri-Cities of Eastern Washington. By night, she explores her preternatural side. As a shapeshifter with some unique talents, Mercy has often found herself having to maintain a tenuous harmony between the human and the not so human. This time she may get more than she bargained for.
Marsilia, the local Vampire Queen, has learned that Mercy crossed her by slaying a member of her clan – and she’s out for blood. But since Mercy is protected from direct reprisal by the werewolf pack (and her close relationship with its sexy Alpha), it won’t be Mercy’s blood Marsilia is after.
It’ll be her friends’
4.5 Hearts Bone Crossed finds us back in Mercy’s world after the events of Iron Kissed with Mercy not herself anymore. She has forever changed and it is making the people around her change too. But the one thing that hasn’t changed is the wolf’s need to protect her. Mercy will need all the help from her friends in this book. Because this time the Vampire Queen has Mercy in her crosshairs.
I enjoyed this book. I liked the way that Ms. Briggs tackled the events from book 3 and how Mercy is learning to cope. How Adam and the other are learning to help her too. Adam is so sweet and understanding. I love that Mercy and Ben are becoming better friends (because I am really liking Ben). We get to see a lot more of Stefan in Bone Crossed. He is not at his best and the Wolf’s have to save him a time or two. But we learn just how much he cares about Mercy. Well care might not be the right word for a vampires obsession. But I believe deep down Stefan might really be a good guy. And honestly if Marsilia wasn’t so evil and trying to always kill Mercy I think she would be pretty awesome.
If you have never tried an audio book you really should think about picking up this series. Ms. King is so amazing. The level of skill that this woman has is unreal. There are times with Adam, Stefan, Samuel or really any of them are talking that I totally forget that it is Lorelie narrating!! That right there my friends is the sign of a great narrator!!!
I purchased this book from audible.com and this review is my own opinion and not a paid review.