Book 2 of the Cal Leandros series by Rob Thurman
I was born a monster. Although truthfully, I was onlyhalf a monster. My mother was human; my father was something… else. Half monster or whole, in the end it didn’t matter. I had my weaknesses,same as anyone else.Source: Info in the About Moonshine was taken from the the author's website at http://robthurman.net/cal-leandros/moonshine/ on 09/08/2010.
And I was facing one of them now.
After saving the world from his fiendish father’s side of the family,Cal Leandros and his stalwart half brother, Niko, have settled down with a new apartment and a new gig-bodyguard and detective work. And in New York City, where preternatural beings stalk the streets just like normal folk, business is good.
Their latest case has them going undercover for the Kin, the werewolf Mafia. A low-level Kin boss thinks a rival is setting him up for a fall, and wants proof. The place to start is the back room of Moonshine, a gambling club for non-humans. Cal thinks it’s a simple in-and-out job. But Cal is very, very wrong.
Cal and Niko are being set up themselves-and the people behind it have bites much worse than their barks…
I just recently discovered this author and series. I've seen this author and her work around the blogosphere for sometime now but just never picked it up until recently. My mountainous TBR pile might have something to do with my resistance there.
Like Nightlife, this book is a fantastic read. Though there were times where I felt that the story dragged a little bit but as a reader I can forgive that for the fabulous story that I get at the end of it. The plot, although a bit mundane, was still twisty enough to keep my attention. The book is medium-paced, action-filled with humor between the pages and satisfying ending :)
Story telling quality = 4.5
Ending = 4.5
Cover art = 4.5
Story itself = 4
Plot = 4
Pace = 3.5
Overall Rating: 4 out of 5 cherries