Author: Carrie Vaughn

Book Review: Carrie Vaughn’s Kitty in the Underworld

Book Review: Carrie Vaughn’s Kitty in the Underworld

Twelfth in the Kitty Norville urban fantasy series and revolving around Kitty, a werewolf radio talk show host. My Take Normally, I enjoy the Kitty stories. Vaughn makes them fun and informative. This one? Not so much. It caught the informative bit as Vaughn delves into various Underworld myths, but how it related to the story was weak. It seemed more of stretch than anything else. The basic premise of the story was good, but its execution bit the big one. I can’t believe Kitty didn’t play to her strengths of talking to people. Of being intelligent. There were areas which were ignored which could have been played up for the drama of it. Other areas that were played up that made no sense. I mean, WTF? It’s a silver mine, and there are no beds or cots for the shapeshifters? Why not? What was the point? That the shapeshifters were merely cannon fodder? Then play that up. No blankets? A camp toilet?? They can haul in all those batteries, coolers, lamps, and the laptop, but they can’t haul in any comforts? They want to convince her, so wouldn’t the usual sort of ploy include a few comforts?? Do they […]

Posted February 28, 2014 by Kathy Davie in Book Reviews / 0 Comments