Series: Stormwalker #2.5

Book Review: Ilona Andrews’ Hexed

Book Review: Ilona Andrews’ Hexed

Four short tales of witchy spells in this anthology with Yasmine Galenorn, Ilona Andrews, Allyson James, and Jeanne C. Stein. Series: “Magic Dreams” (Kate Daniels, 4.5)) “Ice Shards” (Otherworld / Sisters of the Moon, 9.5) “Double Hexed” (Stormwalker, 2.5) “Blood Debt” (Anna Strong Chronicles, 6.5) The Stories Ilona Andrews‘ “Magic Dreams” is focused on Dali and Jim with brief mentions of Kate. A magical attack against one of the Pack’s outlying offices results in problems for Jim when he investigates. Since Dali is one of the few shifters who practices magic, Jim requests her help. A truly inspired aid when it becomes apparent that Dali has some experience with the culture behind the attack. I’m curious if we’ll meet the Suanmi fire dragon again. I had to keep checking that this was an Ilona Andrews as the writing felt odd. It wasn’t the couple’s usual style although, to be fair, it did suit Dali’s ethnic background. Andrews makes an interesting point about Kate and telephones. How can Dali’s mother not know that Jim is the alpha for the Cats?? When combined with the lack of empathy I felt for the story…it only rates a “3” from me. Yasmine Galenorn‘s “Ice […]

Posted December 9, 2011 by Kathy Davie in Book Reviews / 0 Comments