Second Skin (Nocturne City, book 3) by Caitlin Kittredge – book cover, description , publication history. When werewolves from Nocturne City’s oldest packs start showing up shot through the head execution-style, police officer Luna Wilder must. Second Skin By Caitlin Kittredge – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.
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kitfredge Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Second Skin by Caitlin Kittredge. When werewolves from Nocturne City’s oldest packs start showing up shot through the head execution-style, police officer Luna Wilder must find out what’s killing them and why…before she becomes the next victim. Luna traces the killings to a band of shapeshifters made of smoke and shadow who drink the blood of their victims for strength.
Believed to exist only in legend, the When werewolves sscond Nocturne City’s oldest packs start showing up shot through the head execution-style, police skim Luna Wilder must find out what’s killing them and why…before she becomes the next secoond. Believed to exist only in legend, their race is all too real—and now their leader, Lucas Kennuka, is out to wrest Luna’s heart from her beloved Dmitri.
To make matters worse, Dmitri is suffering from a mysterious illness brought on by a demon bite, and his condition grows more grave with each passing day. Now Luna must rely on Lucas to defeat an invisible enemy—a serial were-killer bringing death and destruction to all who stand in its path… Mass Market Paperback ksin, pages.
To see what your friends thought kitrtedge this book, please sign jittredge. To ask other readers questions about Second Skinplease sign up. Lists with This Book. Apr 01, Heather Clawson rated it did not like it. I had heard kind of mixed reviews about Kittredge so I decided to check her out and committed myself to reading the first three books in her Nocturne City werewolf series.
Luna Wilder is such a cast-iron, grade A bit I had heard kind of mixed reviews about Kittredge so I decided to check her out and committed myself to reading the first three books in her Nocturne City werewolf series. Luna Wilder is such a cast-iron, grade A bitch that halfway through the frist novel caotlin the seconf I found myself wishing the bitch would just die. I love me a smart-assed shit-kicking protagonist but this character just defied imagination. The weirdest thing of all is that Kittredge didn’t seem to feel any need at all to explain why her werewolf heroine feels the need to insult and sneer at damn near everybody–even people who try to help her.
Sure she’s Insoli-a lone werewolf-and sure, most humans consider weres to be little better than bad-tempered dogs, but that doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface xkin why Luna feels the need to tell a police negotiator who just got a front-row seat to a man jumping off a four-story building to kiss pavement, that if he didn’t clear her unit to leave the scene then ” Perhaps even in the face.
Aside from the most annoying pissy protagonist to grace a page in probably a hundred years, the storytelling is poor and there were so many plot holes that I’m surprised I didn’t break an ankle.
Someone needs to tell Kittredge that b-i-t-c-h-y doesn’t spell “relatable. View all 7 comments. Sep 20, CD rated it did not like it. This third book really kittredgf a disappointment. Luna needs to do something.
She needs to progress and actually move forward. She needs to figure out something about herself and then she needs to change her soin.
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It’s called character development. She keeps making the same mistakes over and over again. She keeps doing the same stupid things again and again and the same people tell her not to do it and she does it.
We get no details about anyone else. Most of the other people are mere window dressing This third book really was a disappointment. Most of the other people are mere window dressing.
What is the big deal with her family? Why after three books do we still have no details? This mystery should not be coming out so slowly. We don’t know enough about the characters to care to keep reading the series. At least I am not. I need more detail.
I need real development and growth. There is a great world here. There is great potential and it isn’t being realized. Finally finished this read. The last 50 pages took forever. Dec 30, Samantha rated it liked it. Ending left me wanting to know more, it felt rushed at to be wrapped up. Such a build-up to end so quickly. Aug 23, S. Same quality as the others, though there were a fair number kuttredge narrative risks taken.
I wholly appreciated the way about half my expectations were subverted. Jan 10, M rated it did not like it Shelves: I gave Caitlin Kittredge a try, a really good try.
I swear I did. Jim Butcher’s “Kittredge is a winner” on the jacket kept me reading her books long past the point where I normally would have thrown them in the shredder.
So I read Night Life and Pure Blood, and though I wasn’t all that impressed, forged on to Second Skin with hope in my heart and an eye out for the kind of subtle plot developments which would make the othe I gave Caitlin Kittredge a try, a really good try.
So I read Night Life and Pure Blood, and though I wasn’t all that impressed, forged on to Second Skin with hope in my heart and an eye out for the kind of subtle plot developments which would sskin the other two books and Butcher’s praise make sense. A werewolf named Luna.
Her werewolf condition makes her life difficult in random and yet conveniently controllable ways – despite nearly loosing control times a book, Luna can be relied upon not to actually do so until an appropriate climax – and there is not a person in her life that she does not unremittingly bully, harass, shove away, and generally cuss caihlin for the horrible crime of not wanting her to walk all over them.
I enjoy a strong female character, but not so much a completely selfish one. Much like Luna, the plot careens around from one graceless conflict to another. Much of the drama of the series is in the synthesis of what the reader knows about the real world and how life in Nocturne City, with its werewolves, witches, and other supernaturals, is different. Finding out ‘the butler did it’ has only limited dramatic oomph if you didn’t even know there was caotlin thing called a butler in the akin place.
The one thing I liked about this series was the world. Despite my misgivings about such an obvious naming scheme, “Nocturne City” is a place I’d like to go. It is well visualized, with a palpable history and atmosphere everywhere. As much as Jim Butcher’s recommendation, I think my interest in the city, and the world kittreddge spawned it, kept me reading long past this series’ expiry date. If only the denizens of the city had such care in their formation, this series would be stellar. Mar 03, Night Owl Romance rated it it was amazing.
Leslee caiylin Night Owl Romance 4. Oh my gosh, was this good!
She is at the scene of a jumper and the official negotiator fails. The man who jumps to his death is a John Doe.
After dropping her SWAT gear and washing up to go home, she is surprised and annoyed to find her arch enemy Detective David Bryson waiting for her.
Second Skin (Nocturne City, book 3) by Caitlin Kittredge
He has landed a big case with several dead weres. The weres want to make Bryson disappear almost as much as Luna does.
He begs her for her help on the case. She refuses and goes home to fight with Dmitri. That seems to be all they do anymore. He wants to protect her, make her a Redback. That is the last thing that Luna wants. What she wants is her job as a detective back so against her better judgment she decides to help Bryson.
What is really going on is way bigger than either of them anticipated.
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Will Luna survive this case and get her gold shield back or will she finally kill Bryson and do the world a favor? What I love about Luna is that she is true to her nature. But there are reasons for that attitude that come to light, slowly and oh so well done.
Bryson asking Luna for help was priceless. Talk about the most unlikely partnership, and boy was it a blast! I loved the ending but I had to keep myself from reading the teaser in the back for Witch Craft otherwise I would be intolerable until it is available.
Kittredge keeps getting better and better with each book. Nov 19, Kristi Hudecek-Ashwill rated it really liked it. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.