Review: Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs

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Review: Frost Burned by Patricia BriggsFrost Burned by Patricia Briggs
Series: Mercy Thompson #7
Published by Ace Books
Pub Date: March 5th 2013
Pages: 352
Format: eBook | Source: Library
Genres: Adult, Urban Fantasy
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4.5 Stars

Mercy Thompson’s life has undergone a seismic change. Becoming the mate of Adam Hauptman—the charismatic Alpha of the local werewolf pack—has made her a stepmother to his daughter Jesse, a relationship that brings moments of blissful normalcy to Mercy’s life. But on the edges of humanity, what passes for a minor mishap on an ordinary day can turn into so much more…

After an accident in bumper-to-bumper traffic, Mercy and Jesse can’t reach Adam—or anyone else in the pack for that matter. They’ve all been abducted.

Through their mating bond, all Mercy knows is that Adam is angry and in pain. With the werewolves fighting a political battle to gain acceptance from the public, Mercy fears Adam’s disappearance may be related—and that he and the pack are in serious danger. Outclassed and on her own, Mercy may be forced to seek assistance from any ally she can get, no matter how unlikely.

 

Ok, so Frost Burned was a bit more on the intense side. Someone kidnapped the whole pack and Mercy is the only one who can figure out how to help them because she’s escaped these crazies.

I love how Patricia Briggs doesn’t take it easy on Mercy, like, ever. She’s knows Mercy can take and overcome anything thrown at her, but in Frost Burned we see what this does to the people who love her. There’s a quote near the end of the book that I just LOVED…

“All that is required for evil to prevail is for good men to do nothing.”

That quote, said by Mercy and attributed most famously to Edmund Burke, completely explains her and her beliefs. Those words are so honest and true. <3

The cast of characters, enemies especially, is pretty large in Frost Burned. The threat in this one was interesting because it’s different adversaries coming at all of them from everywhere…OR IS IT?! You’ll have to see yourself. But there’s a battle in the end that was kind of crazy. But as far as the good guys go, Kyle gets a lot of time on the page and it was totally awesome. There’s also a new, mysterious wolf that I’m very intrigued by.

I also cannot end this without mentioning my love, Adam. I feel like we learned so much about him in this book because we get a few chapters from his point of view! That was such a great addition. Adam, I love you even more now.

So the next book, Night Broken, is the latest installment in this series! And I’m so looking forward to it!

 

 

About Patricia Briggs

Patricia Briggs was born in Butte, Montana to a children’s librarian who passed on to her kids a love of reading and books. Patricia grew up reading fairy tales and books about horses, and later developed an interest in folklore and history. When she decided to write a book of her own, a fantasy book seemed a natural choice. Patricia graduated from Montana State University with degrees in history and German and she worked for a while as a substitute teacher. Currently, she lives in Montana with her husband, children and six horses and writes full-time, much to the delight of her fans.

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One Response to “Review: Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs”

  1. [email protected] cats & burning soup

    Ahhh I’ve not read it yet. I’ve been saving it for when I really…really…really need a fix and a guarantee good read. lol I’m so glad to hear it was another great installment. And oh yeah love Adam. Can’t wait to hear more about him :)

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