"Things are heating up for Tiger...."
Reviewed by Debbie Wiley
Posted January 10, 2017
The world is no longer a safe place, something Tiger
knows all too well. She's determined to rescue more of
the missing children, even when the trail leads to a
well-guarded pharmaceutical company. Can Tiger infiltrate
the company, rescue the children, and escape with her own
WINTER HALO is the second book in the Outcast
series and picks up right where the first book ended. You
definitely need some familiarity with the events that
occurred in CITY OF LIGHT to fully appreciate and
understand WINTER HALO. Keri Arthur is continuing to
expand her world and the various relationships
established, while progressing the ongoing thread
involving the dark conspiracy of the rifts.
Tiger is a déchet, a genetically engineered soldier who
has a gift for sexually enticing her targets and then
mining their memories for the secrets she needs to
uncover. Typically, I'd avoid this kind of plot device
but Keri Arthur uses Tiger's skills artfully, showing us
the dark side of the war that decimated Tiger's world.
Besides... I can't help but love Cat and Bear as their
relationship with Tiger is a heartwarming glimpse in this
The world building in WINTER HALO and the Outcast
series continues to amaze me. Keri Arthur does a
marvelous job at showing us just how dark and desolate
this world is. However, the darkness of the world is
lightened by the grit and determination of the
WINTER HALO gives us a deeper appreciation of the
characters as we begin to see the things that haunt them
in this dark world. Keri Arthur is a master at blending
together superb world building and phenomenal character
development, and WINTER HALO exemplifies this skill. I
can't wait to see what happens next in the Outcast
From the New York Times bestselling author of the
Souls of Fire novels comes the second in the futuristic
fantasy series that will make you want to keep the lights
When the bombs that stopped the species war tore holes
in the veil between worlds, they allowed entry to the
Others. Now, a hundred years later, humans and shifters
alike live in artificially lit cities designed to keep the
darkness at bay....
The humanoid supersoldiers known as the déchet were almost
eradicated by the war. Ever since, Tiger has tried to live
her life in peace in hiding. But in the wake of her
discovery that Central City’s children are being kidnapped
and experimented on, Tiger’s conscience won’t let her look
the other way.
The key to saving them lies within the walls of a
pharmaceutical company called Winter Halo. But as she learns
more about the facility, Tiger’s mission is derailed by a
complication: Winter Halo’s female security guards are being
systematically attacked by an unknown force.
Now Tiger must summon all her gifts to stop those
responsible for both atrocities—no matter the cost to herself...
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