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Blood Cross: A Jane Yellowrock Novel

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Blood Cross, Faith Hunter's second Jane Yellowrock novel, is a slow burn that heats up to a raging fire. Someone in New Orleans is making vampires and turning them loose on the city, untrained and very hungry. When the killing spree begins to cause problems for the Vampire Council, it sends Jane to discover and stop whoever is responsible. As she begins to unravel the mystery, her best friend's children are kidnapped, and Jane struggles to solve the mystery before it is too late. Hunter keeps us guessing and on the edge of our seats throughout the story.

Some of Hunter's best scenes are the interior play between Jane and her alter ego Beast — the cougar she becomes when she changes. The inner conversation these two carry on is appealing and fun. Jane's search for her past and a connection with her "people" lend her character a sense of mystique and vulnerability. Kudos to Hunter for creating a fresh new urban fantasy heroine — vulnerable yet tough, smart, and independent.
Recommended by Lynn, Powells.com

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View our feature on Faith Hunter’s Blood Cross. Jane Yellowrock is back on the prowl against the children of the night...

The vampire council has hired skinwalker Jane Yellowrock to hunt and kill one of their own who has broken sacred ancient rules-but Jane quickly realizes that in a community that is thousands of years old, loyalties run deep...

Synopsis:

Jane Yellowrock is back on the prowl against the children of the night...

The vampire council has hired skinwalker Jane Yellowrock to hunt and kill one of their own who has broken sacred ancient rules-but Jane quickly realizes that in a community that is thousands of years old, loyalties run deep...

About the Author

A native of Louisiana, Faith Hunter spent her early years on the bayous and rivers, learning survival skills and the womanly arts. She liked horses, dogs, fishing and crabbing much better than girly skills. She still does.

In grade school, she fell in love with fantasy and science fiction, reading five books a week and wishing she could "write that great stuff." Faith now shares her life with her Renaissance Man and their dogs in a Enclave of their own. Faith is working on a new series, which Roc will publish starting in the summer of 2009, and a role-playing game, called The Rogue Mage, based on Thorn.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451463074
Author:
Hunter, Faith
Publisher:
Roc
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
MM Picture Book
Series:
Jane Yellowrock Novels
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
6.70x4.10x1.10 in. .35 lbs.
Age Level:
17-17

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"Staff Pick" by ,

Blood Cross, Faith Hunter's second Jane Yellowrock novel, is a slow burn that heats up to a raging fire. Someone in New Orleans is making vampires and turning them loose on the city, untrained and very hungry. When the killing spree begins to cause problems for the Vampire Council, it sends Jane to discover and stop whoever is responsible. As she begins to unravel the mystery, her best friend's children are kidnapped, and Jane struggles to solve the mystery before it is too late. Hunter keeps us guessing and on the edge of our seats throughout the story.

Some of Hunter's best scenes are the interior play between Jane and her alter ego Beast — the cougar she becomes when she changes. The inner conversation these two carry on is appealing and fun. Jane's search for her past and a connection with her "people" lend her character a sense of mystique and vulnerability. Kudos to Hunter for creating a fresh new urban fantasy heroine — vulnerable yet tough, smart, and independent.

"Synopsis" by , Jane Yellowrock is back on the prowl against the children of the night...

The vampire council has hired skinwalker Jane Yellowrock to hunt and kill one of their own who has broken sacred ancient rules-but Jane quickly realizes that in a community that is thousands of years old, loyalties run deep...

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