Magic and the Shinigami Detective

Magic and the Shinigami Detective

by Honor Raconteur, Katie Griffin

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Magic and the Shinigami Detective 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous 12 days ago
recommendation%2C+and+forsee+a+backlist+purchase+order+of+this+author%27s+previous+works.As+this+ammounts+to+around+30+books%2C+I+don%27t+whether+to+say+Thankyou%2C+Ilona+Andrews+or+curse+you%21+It+may+keep+me+reading+until+your+next+release+comes+out+in+August%2C+so+Thankyou.+For+me+this+book+was+completely+character+driven.+From+the+first+pages+I+was+cheering+Jamie+on.+She+had+so+much+courage%2C+and+so+little+self+pity.+At+the+same+time+she+adapted+and+thrived+in+a+new+culture+where+98%25+of+the+people+she+met+looked+at+her+with+fear%2C+by+the+end+of+the+book%2C+with+savvy+and+grace+she+had+managed+to+increase+her+circle+of+friends+and+help+solve+her+police+case+by+integrating+various+experts+who+had+never+collaborated+before+into+a+first+rate+magical+CSI+ad+hoc+unit.+Then+shortly+after+meeting+her+you+are+introduced+to+Henri.+I+can%27t+remember+the+last+time+I+was+so+thoroughly+charmed+by+a+character%21+He%27s+completely+endearing+with+his+old+world+manners+and+protocols.+The+dialogue+between+them+sparkles+with+humor+and+wit.+Eventually+as+this+series+continues+a+romance+may+or+may+not+develope.+Surprisingly%2C+I+was+perfectly+happy+to+watch+their+working+relationship+develope+from+reserved+caution+to+mutual+respect+and+admiration%2C+then+friendship.+Some+books+are+so+plot+driven+that+even+though+I%27m+not+sure+I+even+like+or+admire+the+characters%2C+I+have+to+keep+reading+to+find+out+what+happens+next+and+am+halfway+into+the+book+before+I+can+say+%22+oh%21+these+people+are+heroes+after+all%22.+This+book+is+the+opposite.+I+was+rooting+for+these+characters+from+the+start.+So+even+though+the+plot+was+secondary+to+character+interaction+for+me%2C+I+also+have+to+say+this+was+one+of+the+best+police+procedurals+I%27ve+ever+read.+One+last+thing%2C+in+retrospect+I+realize+I+can%27t+remember+the+last+time+I+read+a+book+with+no+bad+language+or+steamy+sex.+I+also+realized+this+book+didn%27t+need+it.
Anonymous 16 days ago
After+reading+it+late+into+the+night%21++Curse+you+Ilona+Andrew%27s+%26+your+excellent+book+recommendations%21+Now+I+need+the+2nd+book+but+if+I+buy+it+now%2C+will+I+get+any+sleep+to+speak+of%3F%3F%3F%3F%3F
Anonymous 17 days ago
Ilona+Andrews+recommend++this+book+on+her+blog.+I+rushed+to+purchased+it+and+read+it+in+one+night.+It+is+excellent.+Great+character+development%2C+good+plot%2C+excellent+story.+It+wasn%27t+too+bloody%2C+it+was+just+great+entertainment.+I+highly+highly+recommend+this+book.++A+good+mystery+novel+sent+in+another+world.
Anonymous 17 days ago
loved this book. funny, familiar, and intriguing.