Fire Touched by Patricia Briggs
Narrator: Lorelei King
Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
Date Read: March 2016
Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy
Tensions between the fae and humans are coming to a head. And when coyote shapeshifter Mercy and her Alpha werewolf mate, Adam, are called upon to stop a rampaging troll, they find themselves with something that could be used to make the fae back down and forestall out-and-out war: a human child stolen long ago by the fae.
Defying the most powerful werewolf in the country, the humans, and the fae, Mercy, Adam, and their pack choose to protect the boy no matter what the cost. But who will protect them from a boy who is fire touched?
Series: Mercy Thompson #9
Also by this author: Silver Borne, Frost Burned, Night Broken, Cry Wolf, Mercy Thompson: Moon Called br> br>
Also in this series: Silver Borne, Frost Burned, Night Broken, Silence Fallen
Read for Fun/Listened for Review (Library/Brilliance)
Overall Rating: 4.50
Story Rating: 4.25
Character Rating: 4.75
Audio Rating: 4.50 (not part of the overall rating)
First Thought when Finished: Fire Touched really delivered! It closed up some stories and opened up a whole mess of things to come!
Quick Thoughts: This story had to happen and I was so glad with the way it went down. I can’t really say much without giving it away. There is a moment in this book that you are going to want to listen/read a few times. I was not much of an Adam fan before this book but now I get what Mercy sees in him. I still like Charles and Bran better but they stole my heart first. This was a book where Adam shined and mostly through his complete acceptance of Mercy as she is (that is not a spoiler because I think he has been doing that–I just didn’t see it till this book). If you are a fan of this series: you won’t be disappointed. If you haven’t started this series: what are you waiting for? Other than Adam, I really liked how the story-lines blossomed for every person and how the pack grew. I think we are in for some wild times ahead 🙂 Also WTG B.Y.–I mean a girl has to make money (inside joke read the book to find out why that is so funny)!
Narrated By Lorelei King / Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
This is the first book that I have mostly read and it was hard for me y’all. Brilliance was behind on getting me the review copy and I was first in line at the library for the ebook (Yes I check the library every day to see if I need to put a pre-order on hold). Normally I read this series after listening the first time, this time I kind of flipped the script. I missed Lorelei in my head as Mercy. I really enjoy these in audio and recommend them.
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