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Blood Bound (Mercy Thompson Series, Book 2)
by Patricia Briggs | Science Fiction & Fantasy
Registered by CheriePie of Campbell, California USA on 3/11/2007
Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

status (set by CharmedKim): to be read


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Journal Entry 1 by CheriePie from Campbell, California USA on Sunday, March 11, 2007

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This is the 2nd book in the Mercy Thompson series, the first being Moon Called.

Book Description
Under the rule of science, there are no witch burnings allowed, no water trials or public lynchings. In return, the average law-abiding, solid citizen has little to worry about from the things that go bump in the night. Sometimes I wish I was an average citizen...

Mechanic Mercy Thompson has friends in low places—and in dark ones. And now she owes one of them a favor. Since she can shapeshift at will, she agrees to act as some extra muscle when her vampire friend Stefan goes to deliver a message to another of his kind.

But this new vampire is hardly ordinary—and neither is the demon inside of him. 


Journal Entry 2 by CheriePie from Campbell, California USA on Thursday, January 10, 2008

8 out of 10

In this follow-up to 2006's Moon Called, Patricia Briggs pens an exciting and fast-paced urban fantasy story about walker Mercy Thompson and friends. In this installment, we're reintroduced to characters we met in the first novel, though Ms. Briggs fills in the blanks a bit as necessary, for those who may have picked this up without first reading Moon Called. But if you've already read Moon Called, you'll appreciate the character development as you grow to like these characters even more!!

In Blood Bound, we learn a lot more about Stefan, and I swear, every girl should have a friend like him—dangerous yet sexy, mysterious yet honest... I've got to say next to Mercy, he's probably my favorite character now. ;-) This time around, the vampire seethe is in trouble from a rogue demon-ridden vampire. And for some reason, Mistress Marsilia feels that only Mercy's unique talents as walker can get them out of this mess! But Mercy wonders... is it just that she's more expendable??

The 292 pages of this book are jam packed with lots of action, such that I've have read only 7 or 8 pages, yet looking back, would be surprised at the amount of action that's happened. I love that in a book, not a lot of long descriptions, yet Ms. Briggs is still quite expert at letting you get to know a character well, without having to get wordy about them. Now how's she do that? ;-)

I have Iron Kissed, the third book in this series, on it's way to me now. Even though I have so much other stuff owed, I know I won't be able to wait to dive into that one as this series just keeps getting better and better!


This is now reserved for my Birthday Exchange partner. shhhhhh... ;-) 


Journal Entry 3 by CheriePie at BookObsessed Birthday Exchange in USPS Priority Mail, Postal Release -- Controlled Releases on Saturday, January 19, 2008

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Released 10 yrs ago (1/22/2008 UTC) at BookObsessed Birthday Exchange in USPS Priority Mail, Postal Release -- Controlled Releases

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Sending to my Birthday partner, boogal, along with some other goodies. Enjoy! 


Journal Entry 4 by CharmedKim from Secaucus, New Jersey USA on Wednesday, January 30, 2008

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I was very excited to find this in my Birthday Exchange package. Thanks so much, Cherie! 


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