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Doubletake (Cal and Niko Series #7)

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  • Posted March 12, 2012

    Supernatural Fans - Read this series!!!

    Hey, Supernatural fans? You've delved into the world of Cal and Niko yet? If not, do it! Start at the beginning though with Nighlife as it'll make everything make sense and then you get to enjoy this latest installment of the Cal books, Doubletake. With all our favorite players, Cal, Niko, Robin, Promise and the introduction of a great new villian in Grimm and add the spice of Niko's lost lost father coming into the picture...it all makes for another fun, action-packed and solid read from one of the best urban-fantasy authors out there.

    I, like others, were a bit disappointed a couple books back when the Auphe were destroyed forever, but with the intro of Grimm into the series, and having that play into Cal's constant and accepted battle with his inner monster, I love the re-introduction of the old evil returning. It pushes Cal in and out of that Auphe part of him that grows and is now accepted, but that he still tries so hard to keep down. Cal and Caliban are now one in the same, but still distinctive and seperate.

    At the core of Doubletake though, as with all the Cal books so far, is the brother's bond. It's just as strong and evident here as it ever was. Ms. Thurman treats us with a couple wonderful and always welcomed flashbacks to a younger Cal that succeed in deepening even further, the bond of Cal and Niko. Taking their co-dependence up another notch. It's that bond that cements me as a fan of this series. It's the core and the heart of what makes these brothers tick.

    Thank you, Ms. Thurman for another great notch in a great book series.

    Oh and kudo's to to Mr. McGrath for one of the best piece of cover artwork out there.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 25, 2013

    Love Rob's Work.

    Can't wait for more in this series and the the others. Love Cal & Niko. Rob makes the characters come to life. And Robin Goodfellow. Loved that she connected the pass with the present.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 14, 2012

    Another good one

    Love the series

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 30, 2012

    Lisa

    Love all Rob Thurman's series books. Doubletake did not disapoint. Great read. Can't wait until her next book. :)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 18, 2012

    Love love love this series!

    Doubletake is the seventh book in the Cal Leandros series by Rob Thurman.

    The boys are back!!! Cal and Niko are in parallel circumstances where outsiders try to wedge into their brotherly bond in one way or another. Niko's father pays him a visit for the first time in Niko's life, asking for help. Cal has an unwanted and unexpected visitor trying to pry his way into Cal's life and wont take no for an answer. And then there's the enigmatic puck, Goodfellow who's having a family reunion where anything can happen. Added to that, there's a big bad out there that's gunning for the brothers in the worse way.

    I loved this book!!! Rob Thurman always packs her books with nonstop action from start to finish and this one is no different. These books have always been about family, about the brotherly bond between Cal and Niko and what they are willing to do and go through for each other. This book brings that theme to the forefront and really delves into the depths of their bond. There is some real character development on Cal's part as he has to come to term with what he's become. His love and respect for Niko has always pulled him out of the fire and now he wants to man up and find a way to be his own hero and be the man Niko has always told him he was. Niko is faced with an absentee father from the Vayash clan, the family that deserted him and Cal when they needed them most. He has to take a hard look at that part of his past and come to terms with it. Both brothers have been through so much since this series started, and it shows, but one thing that hasn't changed is what they are to each other. This book was just a terrific reminder of how important family is..and how much of a pain they can be =)!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 16, 2012

    Rob Thurman did it again!

    I love the Cal & Niko series. I have a sarcastic sense of humor so I thouroughly enjoy Rob Thurman and the wittiness that she adds to the characters. I also like how this book opens up the storyline to give you an idea of where it is going...and I am excited to see it when it gets there. Always a pleasure reading about Cal & Niko! Definitely recommend it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 13, 2012

    Another Home Run For Thurman

    whats not to love? i cant wait for the next book!!

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