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This Chick Read: Curse on the Land (Soulwood #2) by Faith Hunter

Nell has just completed training at the PsyLED academy, and is back home ready to start her new job. A case breaks and she is sent out to a pond to take a psi reading on a group of ducks who are swimming continuously in a circle.  Nell who was revealed to be inhuman, in the first book, is connected to the land in a mystical way.   Continue reading “This Chick Read: Curse on the Land (Soulwood #2) by Faith Hunter”

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This Chick Read: Skinwalker (Jane Yellowrock #1) by Faith Hunter

Skinwalker is a paranormal mystery set in urban New Orleans, a very appropriate setting for this genre.  What makes this book different than other paranormal books I’ve read is that our protagonist, Jane Yellowrock, is a Skinwalker and I’ve never read a book where the  Skinwalker wasn’t an evil character.  Skinwalkers can take the shape of any animal, and as Jane takes shape we see her struggle with her inner beast. I found that struggle to be just as interesting as her investigation. She is inhuman, yet that struggle humanizes her and makes her someone we can identify with and like. Continue reading “This Chick Read: Skinwalker (Jane Yellowrock #1) by Faith Hunter”

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This Chick Read: Blood of the Earth (A Soulwood Novel) by Faith Hunter

Blood of the Earth is a paranormal mystery set in a land full of were-animals, vampires and “other” species.  Faith Hunter has developed this world in her popular Jane Yellowrock series where we were first introduced to the main character Nell Ingram.  Nell, an ex member of a local cult, signs on as a consultant to PsyLED, a paranormal government agency that explores and investigates what the normal agencies can not explain.  PsyLED believes that some kidnappings of young women may be tied to her family’s church group (cult), and as an ex member who still has access through her family, her involvement becomes the key to their success. Continue reading “This Chick Read: Blood of the Earth (A Soulwood Novel) by Faith Hunter”