Shifting Shadows

Shifting Shadows

Stories From the World of Mercy Thompson

Book - 2014 | First edition.
Average Rating:
3
Rate this:
"Shapeshifter Mercy Thompson has friends in high places--and in low, dark, scary ones. And in this must-have collection of stories, you'll meet new faces and catch up with old acquaintances--in all their forms... In a time of fresh starts, Mercy is asked to use an old talent--ghost hunting--in the all-new story "Hollow." You'll learn what happens when an ancient werewolf on his last legs befriends a vulnerable adolescent ("Roses in Winter") and how Mercy's friend Samuel Cornick became a werewolf ("Silver"). The werewolf Ben finds "Redemption," and Moira, a blind witch, assists on a search in "Seeing Eye." From Butte, Montana, the copper-mining town that vampire Thomas Hao calls home ("Fairy Gifts"), to Chicago, where the vampire Elyna buys and renovates the apartment she lived in while human ("Gray"), you'll travel the roads that originated with Mercy Thompson and the fertile imagination of Patricia Briggs. Roads that will lead you to places you've never been before.."-- Provided by publisher.
"Mercy Thompson's world just got a whole lot bigger ... A collection of all-new and previously published short stories featuring Mercy Thompson, "one of the best heroines in the urban fantasy genre today" (Fiction Vixen Book Reviews), and the characters she calls friends ... Includes the new stories ... "Silver" "Roses in Winter" "Redemption" "Hollow" ... and reader favorites "Fairy Gifts" "Gray" "Alpha and Omega" "Seeing Eye" "The Star of David" "In Red, with Pearls" "-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Ace Books, 2014.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780425265000
0425265005
Branch Call Number: FIC BRIGGS
Characteristics: 450 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Briggs, Patricia Silver.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

l
LauraSteinert
Oct 24, 2017

Seriously, who cries over werewolves? Obviously, I mean besides me. This is the SECOND time Patricia Briggs has snuck up on me and did a whammy on my heart. I had read a couple of these stories before, but still enjoyed the second read. However, when one 2000+ year-old werewolf takes human for for the first time in over 100 years to save a child, and a second (the Moor) who just wants to die discovers a reason to live--well, it tore tears right out of my eyes. If you are a fan of Mercy Thompson or The Alpha and the Omega, this is a must read. (Just have a tissue ready when you read "Roses in Winter.") Fun notes from the author before each story.

m
Mahala
Apr 21, 2015

Will wait for the audiobook to arrive (fingers crossed).

k
Kyanite
Sep 26, 2014

Some of the stories are really good, and none failed to entertain, so I'd recommend this anthology to Mercy Thompson fans. Just make sure you've read up to Night Broken, or there'll be spoilers.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at Sno-Isle Libraries

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top