Paragraph one, two and three are a repeat from my review of Mist, Krinard's previous book. An urban fantasy based on Norse mythology, set in
and featuring a knockout godling/Valryrie, this book was quite
Ms. Krinard provides one of my favorite protagonists, a butt kicking female! I enjoy seeing more books that feature strong, intelligent, tenacious female protagonists. Mist qualifies on all counts. The setting in
Francisco seems a bit tongue in cheek due to the infamous San Francisco acceptance
of all things different. The premise is
that only in San Francisco
could you have mythological characters moving about and receiving no undue attention from populace or
There are tortured characters, heroic teens, a motorcycle gang and plenty of nefarious villains. Treachery and violent dishonesty is brought to life in Loki's character.
This book brings more treachery to the table as well increasing the cast of immortals/gods. Mist has a problem finding anyone she can trust. She battles with her hands tied behind her back as she is kept ignorant of many facts by friend and foe both.
I recommend the book.
Web Site: http://susankrinard.com/books/mist/
This book may have been received free of charge from a publisher or a publicist. That will NEVER have a bearing on my recommendations.