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I have to say that this book wasn't what I expected....at all. Which in many cases could be a bad thing, but with regards to "Dead Witch Walking" it is a good thing. This book is the first in Rachel Morgan saga. Oh by the way, Rachel is a witch, but a good witch. Not as good as Glenda from the Wizard of Oz, but good nevertheless. I have heard from others as well as the description on the back of this book that Rachel Morgan is a good mixture of Stephanie Plum and Anita Blake. I haven't read any … more
Pros: light and entertaining supernatural fantasy, excellent villains, brazen hero looking for action Cons: Rachel's flightiness makes it difficult to stay focused sometimes The Bottom Line: light and entertaining supernatural fantasy in an urban setting When we first meet Rachel Morgan she's just an average earth witch using her wit and her literal charms to grind out an existence bringing in bounties for Inderlander … more
I can't remember the last time I had this much fun reading a book. Every page drips with action, humor and mix of creatures that are good, bad, some in between and also those walking on both sides of existence; dead and the undead. Kim Harrison has created a magnificent world of witches, vampires, demons, pixies, fairies, leprechauns and all sorts of shape shifters. This is the first book in the Rachel Morgan series and I'm in luck to have them all waiting for me on my shelf. Most … more
When a book is slow starting, I continue to stick with it, sometimes appalling even myself at the optimism that it will get better. But I can't continue. This book has bored me from the very beginning...; character development is lacking, and there is not enough explanation regarding what's going on throughout. Rachel Morgan is a paranormal bounty hunter...and a witch to boot. After a number of bad tags made for her company, she has been relegated to pixies as backup and confined to bringing in … more
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