Mercy Thompson Hauptmann has had an eventful life -- a
flighty mother, raised by the Marrok (the grand alpha of
all werewolves) and marrying the Alpha werewolf of
Tri-Cities. Things always seem to smooth out for a little
respite then she is in trouble again. Now she has been
attacked and taken from Tri-Cities with her captors
planning to use her as a weapon. They underestimate Mercy
in her coyote form and she manages to escape, but she finds
herself without help and lost in Europe. With the SILENCE
FALLEN between her, Adam and the pack, she must find a way
to contact them, but in the meantime she has to find help.
All she has to do is figure out friend from foe.
All I can say about this addition of author Patricia
Briggs "Mercy Thompson" series is ... amazing! The set up
takes us out of Tri-Cities and puts Mercy back to being the
lone wolf, okay, so she is a coyote but I think you know what
I mean, from the days before her marriage. She has a bond
with her husband that allows them to "speak" to each other
and that bond has been broken throwing her, Adam and the
pack into a frenzy of worry. She has to depend on her
instincts while struggling to find a way to contact her
husband and their pack or even the vampires and witches she
Having never been to Europe, I felt that Ms. Briggs did an
amazing job of making readers feel as if they really were
there with Mercy. The descriptions brought it all to life
in a vibrant and clear way. I did find a couple of pages
that might have been a bit too descriptive and didn't
really add anything, but didn't hurt except take the reader
away from the main topic.
I also loved the different POV chapters, it always helps to
know what the others are doing while Mercy is trying to
escape and survive. This is something that I have found
other authors doing and completely enjoy it -- I love to
know what the other party is doing, thinking and feeling.
Helps push the story along and give readers a deeper
understanding of all the missing parts as they come
If you love the Mercy Thompson series, ghosts, vampires, a
strong heroine who isn't going to back down despite feeling
outnumbered and a wolf who will move mountains to get his
mate back then SILENCE FALLEN will hit the mark.
In the #1 New York Times bestselling Mercy
Thompson novels, the coyote shapeshifter has found her voice
in the werewolf pack. But when Mercy’s bond with the
pack—and her mate—is broken, she’ll learn what it truly
means to be alone...
Attacked and abducted in her home territory, Mercy finds
herself in the clutches of the most powerful vampire in the
world, taken as a weapon to use against alpha werewolf Adam
and the ruler of the Tri-Cities vampires. In coyote form,
Mercy escapes—only to find herself without money, without
clothing, and alone in the heart of Europe...
Unable to contact Adam and the rest of the pack, Mercy has
allies to find and enemies to fight, and she needs to figure
out which is which. Ancient powers stir, and Mercy must be
her agile best to avoid causing a war between vampires and
werewolves, and between werewolves and werewolves. And in
the heart of the ancient city of Prague, old ghosts rise...