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Thursday, April 30, 2015

The Unleashing (Call of Crows #1) by Shelly Laurenston Review

The Unleashing (Call of Crows, #1)The Unleashing by Shelly Laurenston
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Ludvig “Vig” Rundstrom finds Kera Watson stabbed and dying behind the coffee house she worked at in Los Angeles. He calls upon Skuld to give her a second chance with the Crows.

Shelly Laurenston did an exception job with the contemporary story founded on Norse mythology.

Kera makes an interesting Crow. Having been a marine, she is much more organized then the average Crow, a fact that makes the others amusingly nervous. I love that they all call her new girl no matter her protest.

Vig is part of the Raven Clan: for the most part, the male counterparts of the female Crow Clan. I found Kera’s first impression of him humorous. They are both good for each other. I love their time together in Asgard.

Kera’s dog Brodie is the best. I think it was funny that everyone always wanted to take her out. I had a dog in college. All my friends used to borrow her. One time my roommate was stopped by someone who asked her “Who’s dog is this anyway; I never see her with the same person.” That is also, Brodie. So I can relate.

I love Shelly Laurenston humor. The dialog is very entertaining and kept me laughing. The characters all have interesting quirks. This is a great book to put you in a good mood.

The plot was interesting and original. There was a lot going on that kept me intrigued. The ending was unexpected, and I look forward to the next book to find out what happens.

Complimentary copy provided by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

Trade Paperback, 373 pages
Published March 31st 2015 by Kensington
original title: The Unleashing
ISBN 1617735051 (ISBN13: 9781617735059)
edition language: English
url: http://shellylaurenston.com/books/the-unleashing/
series: Call of Crows #1

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