Customer Reviews for


Average Rating 4
( 20 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 6 review with 4 star rating   See All Ratings
Page 1 of 1
  • Posted March 25, 2011

    great new twist

    if you like paranormal or even arent sure if you do this series is a gereat place to start. Wren and sergei are an interesting and down to earth team. so if you want a break from the usual vampires and shifters this is welcomed and fun bit of fresh air

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted September 7, 2009

    more from this reviewer

    Still Hooked

    A particularly -- and unusually -- good 2nd book for a series. I judge second books by how well they tie up or build up strings from the last book and how well they lead into the third. I also judge by what obstacles the main character(s) have to overcome and what they do to accomplish the goals of the story.

    In this next entry in the Retriever series, Gilman did the things I really wanted -- expanded the characters' world, played with the characters' strengths and weaknesses, and put them up against an obstacle that was hard, but not so incredibly hard that they had to become all-godlike-powerful to overcome it (although there is a step up in ability). Also, we had losses to balance gains.

    Most of all, the deeper book-spanning plot -- one of the best things about good series is an over-arcing plot, as opposed to unrelated or barely related episodes -- is getting murkier and more interesting.

    This book breaks the usual paranormal/urban fantasy models with which I'm most familiar -- it's not in first person, the reader gets tantalizing bits of information from all different sides of the plot, and I'm not absolutely certain who or what is really the "bad guy". This keeps me intrigued. It probably helps that I really like the author's voice and style, too, and that it is similar but not ripping off other authors in the genre I really enjoy.

    Now for the next book!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted November 17, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted November 22, 2009

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted December 2, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 6 review with 4 star rating   See All Ratings
Page 1 of 1