Genre fiction lover: Romance, Sci Fi, Fantasy, Mystery, Urban Fantasy
- Liked this one better than the first book.
- As in the first book, Grim and Blackthorne are what makes this book work. But Grim really became the MVP of this book. And if I liked him a lot in the previous book, I loved him in this one.
- Kinda tickled that these books feel like they are shaping up to be a weird sort of fae mystery series with G&B as partners who find themselves called upon to right wrongs and solve magical mysteries.
- Outside of the character development of G& B there are two parallel stories happening. One is the mystery of the Tower and how to defeat the monster in it. The other is a little more aligned with Blackthorne's past and once again her temptation to defy the conditions of her deal with Fey and seek her revenge.
- Unlike the previous book where I didn't really start to enjoy the 'mystery' piece until the second half of the book, the mystery of the Tower gripped me right away.
- Did I say I loved Grim? His quiet, unyielding loyalty to Blackthorn is a thing of beauty.
- The climatic chapters/ending made me tear up a little, sigh a little and smile a little.
Very curious to see how G&B's relationship develops after this now.