Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Skinned (The Shadowing, #2)” as Want to Read:
Skinned (The Shadowing, #2)
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Skinned (The Shadowing #2)

4.06 of 5 stars 4.06  ·  rating details  ·  64 ratings  ·  10 reviews
Black Annis smiles. Her pointed teeth do not gleam; they are black with age and the bloodstains of her victims. She looks up at the human child — surely meant to be in bed and asleep. Some things don't change. Every hundred years the gateway opens between their world and ours. A human coven has joined forces with the dark beings of the Netherworld. Evil is growing. And Cal ...more
Hardcover
Published 2012 by EgmontUSA (first published August 1st 2011)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Skinned, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Skinned

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 262)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Tina (yAdultReview)
Originally posted at Nose in a Book

Let me start off by saying that if I hadn’t read Slater’s first novel in this series, that cover up there would not make me want to start reading it. It looks like an RL Stine cover circa 1997. Or the Crypt Keeper from Tales from the Crypt. (I’m showing my age now, aren’t I?) Huge turn off there, but I know I like these novels, and I know I like Callum Scott. What I’m hearing is that this book is being re-released next year, but it was less than $5 for Kindle,
...more
Nina
When I looked at this cover I was immediately scared. Look at it! It’s so creepy. I read the back of the book and it totally reminded me a bit of those R.L.Stine books that I loved when I was younger. Yesterday evening I started to read it and I just had to read the whole damn thing. I could not put it down, because A) It was creepy B) I could not sleep with that book on my bedside table (Again the cover). Yes, I admit when I finished reading it, I put the book in my drawer. And it will stay the ...more
Sara
You probably thought the Fetch was alive. And Black Annis was alive. And Jacob was alive. NOPE, Chuck Testa.
Kathy Jackson
Feb 15, 2012 Kathy Jackson rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: YA horror fans
I have waited months for this book to come out. It is the sequel to “The Shadowing: Hunted” which is the first in The Shadowing series by Adam Slater. I finally gave in and bought it for the Kindle reader on my laptop as it hasn’t become available on the Nook yet.

The book is YA fiction which means that the exhaustive details about locations and histories are absent. This is not a bad thing – I can see how it works to keep a young person interested with its non-stop action. Callum must face the H
...more
Sarah Briggs
(This review may contain spoilers).

It's been a little while since I read the first book in this series, so I thought I might get confused because it had been maybe a year since I'd read the first book. I was wrong, however. There was a little bit of confusion at first, but I quickly recalled what had happened in the first book and who the characters were.

This book was easy to read, partly because I did like the characters. I was pleased to see that Callum wasn't a natural when it came to his chi
...more
Rebecca
Book two in the set. Continues in the same vein as book one with a combination of supernatural and horror. Again okay I would continue the set but nothing spectacular.
Lauren
After the first book in this series, I was distinctly unimpressed. But I have to say, it might be growing on me now. If for no other reason than this second book in a series did not end on a cliffhanger, and doesn't feel like it suffers from middle-book syndrome, where it just sets up the next book. It hints at what's to come, but the book actually has a plot all its own (gasp!). And the character's developed. It is such a refreshing change. The writing has also tightened up.
Ron
Nov 06, 2013 Ron marked it as to-finish  ·  review of another edition
It's funny that this series got me started in horror, which I have taken to write now, and that I just can't be motivated to finish this one.

It's not the book's fault, for it *is* still interesting, but at the moment I'm at a different place in life. For some reason, right now I crave classic books more than YA, and after having Skinned in my "currently reading" for more than four months I think it's time I acknowledge that I need to come back to this at a later time.
Heather
I like this series. When students say they want a horror book, this has become my go to standard, if there are any copies on the shelf. The first book, Hunted, had me jumping at shadows but this one is more on the gory side. The descriptions of Black Annis' fingernails and the different ways she uses them gave me chills. I am looking forward to book three.
Sydney Robinson
Even more spooky than the last one!
Carelina Persoon
Carelina Persoon marked it as to-read
Aug 26, 2015
Lexi Brooke
Lexi Brooke marked it as to-read
Aug 25, 2015
Mineru
Mineru marked it as to-read
Jul 22, 2015
Adeline Laming
Adeline Laming marked it as to-read
Jul 17, 2015
Ariana Hipolito
Ariana Hipolito marked it as to-read
Jul 05, 2015
Fernando
Fernando marked it as to-read
Jul 05, 2015
Elusiaa218
Elusiaa218 marked it as to-read
Jun 30, 2015
Erin
Erin marked it as to-read
Jun 21, 2015
Autumn
Autumn marked it as to-read
Jun 10, 2015
Mage
Mage marked it as to-read
Jun 09, 2015
Stephanie
Stephanie marked it as to-read
May 29, 2015
Katie
Katie marked it as to-read
May 23, 2015
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • Myrnin's Tale (The Morganville Vampires)
  • Nothing to Lose (Robyn Hunter, #3)
  • Spookygirl: Paranormal Investigator
  • Alchemy (Mercian Trilogy, #2)
  • What Waits in the Woods
  • ぬらりひょんの孫 11 [Nurarihyon No Mago] (Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, #11)
  • The Dead Girls Detective Agency (The Dead Girls Detective Agency #1)
  • The Book of the Heart (Samurai Girl, #6)
  • Intelligence: A Novel of the CIA
  • Shadow Moon (Unbidden Magic, #4)
  • Wild Children
  • Doctor Who: A Fairytale Life
  • Skull Kids
  • Haunted Destiny (Midnight Dragonfly, #1.5)
Adam Slater doesn't scare easily, which is lucky because his study overlooks a graveyard. He has a degree in Folklore and an unhealthy love of horror films, both of which helped to inspire The Shadowing books. If he wasn't a writer - and if his girlfriend would let him - he'd be a stunt driver.
More about Adam Slater...

Other Books in the Series

The Shadowing (2 books)
  • Hunted (The Shadowing, #1)
Hunted (The Shadowing, #1) Schattenzeit 04: Bund der Verräter (The Shadowing, #4) Schattenzeit 02: Diener der Dunkelheit Schattenzeit 03: Opfer des Lichts (The Shadowing, #3) The Shadowing #2: Skinned

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »