I don't think Patricia Briggs can write a bad book.
May 5, 2009
I don't think Patricia Briggs can write a bad book. I've read and loved all 4 Mercy Thompson books, and an early straight fantasy called The Hob's Bargain, and now Cry Wolf. Not a bad one in the bunch.
I wasn't sure I'd like this book despite it being set in the much loved Mercy Thompson world. The character of Anna sounded like she might be too weak and timid to be likable. But Anna possesses a quiet strength that allows her to survive with the other werewolves and benefit those around her. I'm looking forward to reading more about Anna.
Sexual Content: Nothing graphic. A brief sex scene is vaguely, and briefly, described.
To start things off I didn't read the short story that originated this novel (Alpha and Omega in the 'On the Prowl' anthology) nor the Mercy Thompson books until after reading this book. They've never appealed to me (kind of like the Aisling Grey novels by Katie MacAlister never appealed to me, but the Silver Dragons trilogy does...) and honestly speaking I wouldn't have picked up Cry Wolf if I didn't desperately need a quick fix. Not a werewolf person overall--I'm more of a vampire as the romantic … more
I am a 20-something book lover with an obsession for all things urban fantasy. I cut my teeth on the paranormal genre withBuffyandTwilightbefore discoveringPatricia Briggs and Ilona Andrews. Suffice … more
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Now Briggs begins an extraordinary new series set in Mercy Thompson’s world—but with rules of its own.
INTRODUCING THE ALPHA AND OMEGA NOVELS...
Anna never knew werewolves existed until the night she survived a violent attack…and became one herself. After three years at the bottom of the pack, she’d learned to keep her head down and never, ever trust dominant males. But Anna is that rarest kind of werewolf: an Omega. And one of the most powerful werewolves in the country will recognize her value as a pack member—and as his mate.