Hunter of Shadows (Moonlight, #5)
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Hunter of Shadows (Moonlight #5)

4.11 of 5 stars 4.11  ·  rating details  ·  287 ratings  ·  37 reviews

The secrets he knows about her could get him killed.

Transferring to the New Orleans Police Department, Detective Silas MacCreedy has a hidden agenda: to secure his clan’s place once again in the Shifter hierarchy. What he didn’t count on was stumbling upon a se...more
Mass Market Paperback, 383 pages
Published November 29th 2011 by Pocket
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There's nothing that I love better, than a hot alpha male, strong "kick ass" heroine and great storyline. Ms Nancy Gideon, delivered the goods, once again in this terrific read.

I have to share a favorite quote from this book. This is a scene between Silas and Monica:

"Trust me Nica. Let me be a part of your life. Let me protect you. Let me be strong for you. Let me be whatever you need, whenever you need it. All you have to do is ask."

Wow, that's one swoon worthy quote. ;)

All in all, this is a gr...more

The next book in the Moonlight series is finally here! The action is more intense and the reader has the opportunity to know the characters even better. Silas is the newest character. He desires getting his clan back up to their correct status in the shifting world. His goal is admirable, but will not be easy to achieve.

Monica is controlled by an enigma with skeletons in the closet. She will need Silas' help to escape the hold this man appears to have on her. When the two realize that their ind...more
Dec 13, 2011 Jen rated it 4 of 5 stars
Shelves: fv, gideon
Nica and Silas
Charlotte and Max

Full review posted on Fiction Vixen Book Reviews

I am not sure how well-known Nancy Gideon is. I have previously read four books by her in her Moonlight series. That series features mobster boss/shifter Max and his human mate/cop Charlotte. Max and Charlotte are one of my favorite PNR couples. I will rave to people about them, if they would just listen. When I found out that Gideon was doing a spin-off from her Moonlight series I have to admit that I was a little a...more
Nikki Brandyberry
Trained assassin Nica is used to living on her own and truthfully she likes it better that way. Her entire life has been lived moment to moment, connections with people just brought pain. She may be able to kill a man with little emotion, but denying her attraction to the fiercely guarded Silas, is something she doesn’t know how to handle.

Silas has his own secrets. Secrets he can’t afford to forget. A job he can’t afford to do. People are counting on him infiltrating the New Orleans police depar...more
I continue to be thoroughly impressed by Ms. Gideon's writing and by this series. I was hesitant about this book given that it did not revolve around our beloved Max and CeeCee...but I needn't have worried. Silas and Nica were more than worthy of their own book, and the world has been expanded in most intriguing ways. The writing flows beautifully as we've become accustomed to, and I especially love how this author lets the information be revealed a piece at a time. She leaves us wondering, but...more
Bibliolatry Me
This novel is fast-paced; a reader could probably finish the book in less than three hours. The events take place quickly when the characters’ emotions run high and the author slows them down for the love scenes. Even though the book is fast read, the reader will not feel hurried at all; if anything, the reader will speed through the book to see the ending. This book is recommended to adult readers (there are fairly explicit sex scenes).

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This wasn't my favorite of the series. That being said it was still really good. I love NG writing style. This story was fast paced and the new characters were pretty great as well. Nica was mentioned in the previous book but not by name but by a certain action as a mystery person. Silas is a new partner w/ detective Alain. Which can I just say is still an ass. He did do something noteworthy and made me like him again. But by the end of the book I still don't know what his agenda is and the way...more
Sara Kate
Oh my gosh, love love this! This series just gets better and better with every book. The end of the second to last chapter has me reeling!! I am so excited and totally in shock.
I love this series! Silas and Nica had great chemistry and I had so much fun reading about them.
I hope there are many more books in this series.
I liked the book, but I prefer Cassie and Max as the main characters. But Silas was pretty awesome and good to have at Max's back.
Ӄaȶ  McCarthy ~ Aeternum Designs
This is the best series i've read this year!! Highly recommend it!
Kati (Romancing Rakes For The Love of Romance)
***original review posted at Romancing Rakes***

Hello! What a heart pounding read. This was my first Nancy Gideon book and I got plopped into the thick of things. First off, the heroine in this book has no qualms about having sex or lusting after the hero even though she's only known him for a short time. She's very comfortable with her sexuality and I find that refreshing.

Silas MacCreedy is all sorts of yummy. He's been transferred to the New Orleans PD and on the hunt for something that could r...more
I don't usually start a series towards the middle, especially when it's a book for review, but as much as I wanted to I just couldn't fit the others into my reading queue right now. I actually have the others in my TBR, that I purchased for myself some time ago, so this is a series that I wanted to check out and I am glad that I did. It only took a few chapters to get the gist of what I needed to know about past characters and storyline, although at times I did feel like I was missing out on som...more
Lori Schiele
I was aware that the book was #5 of a series, but many times I can still follow the storyline enough to enjoy it, and may even go back to start the series from the beginning.

Hunter of Shadows, however, was a disappointment. First off, there was too much gratituous sex for my liking. Also, even though the main character was a shapeshifter, he never actually shifted *at all* except for occasional eye color and long fingernails (claws). A disappointment for any werewolf fan.
But I think the most...more

I hadn't had the chance to review the previous books but I had read them but this is the first of Nancy Gideon's Moonlight series I have reviewed.

In Hunter of Shadows we get to meet a new hero in this series, Det. Silas MacCreedy. He is on a secret mission to get his clan place back to their the place in the Shifter world. But like every great novel things do not always go as planned. Silas meets a mysterious assassin who is about turn his world upside down. I haven't discovered a heroine like...more

I wasn't sure what to expect in Hunter of Shadows, the first semi-spin-off in Gideon's Moonlight series. I've grown to love Charlotte and Max, the focus of the first four books, and while I found Silas interesting, I wasn't sure he could carry the story. Of course, Gideon proved me wrong. I really enjoy her writing style and the were lore she's created with this series. This was certainly not my favorite of the series, but it reassured me that even if Charlotte and Max are now side characters I

Silas and Nica, Max and Charlotte

I am not sure how well-known Nancy Gideon is. I have previously read four books by her in her Moonlight series. That series features mobster boss/shifter Max and his human mate/cop Charlotte. Max and Charlotte are one of my favorite PNR couples. I will rave to people about them, if they would just listen. When I found out that Gideon was doing a spin-off from her Moonlight series I have to admit that I was a little apprehensive. The last book about Max and Charlo...more
When 2 strangers meet one night they can't deny the immediate attraction to one another. Silas McCreedy knows that Nica is dangerous, but he can't the inner voice within him telling him that Nica is his mate. Nica knows that Silas is different from others and drops her guard a few times when he is around. She can't afford to make mistakes when she has a secret to protect. Once Silas learns Nica's secret,she knows what she has to do, and that's kill him. But she can't bring herself to do that. Th...more
Having not read any of the Moonlight Series I think I was running a bit behind on this one but still it was quick to figure out most of what I was missing as the story progressed. I really want to go back and read these from the beginning because the characters are just really awesome and strong and I want to see how it all began so to speak.

Silas..good Lord he could rescue me any day of the week! (sitting here fanning myself just thinking about it) I totally enjoyed how he and Nica met and from...more
It was very interesting I'm just disappointed that the focus was not on Max and Cee Cee even though they were in the story. It's main focus was Monica Fraser (Nica) and Silas MacCreedy. A passion that was developing between them which they tried to fight off because it was getting in the way of their goals. But hey what you to do when the heart wants what it wants. It is an interesting read full of action.
Brianna Lawson

I received this book yesterday for free to review! This is the first book by Nancy Gideon that I have read! I have to say the she made a fast fan out of me! Her writing captured me and I didn't want to put this book down! I was constantly on the edge of what was going to happen between Nica and Silas. Long story short.. Wonderful book and I can't wait read another novel in the Shadow series!
This is a very good series. Action, suspense, paranormal intrigue, all wrapped up in sizzling romance----it's got it all. It's been a while since I read Book 4 and now, after picking up Book 5, I am wondering why I waited so long. There were quite a bit of new developments in this installment, including a big surprise near the end. I am looking forward to reading Jaques LaRoche's story next.
Susan Jackson
I haven't read this series in order - actually this is the first one I am reading. I liked the fact that the heroine was an assassin and was stronger than the hero (not that he was a beta hero, he was definitely an alpha). There was enough interest on my end to find the previous books to read about Max and CeeCee and see what happens next with this series. This is a paranormal romance fyi.
Another fabulous, scorchingly sensuous entry in the Moonlight series by Nancy Gideon. Silas and Nika were as heartbreaking and heart touching as Max and CeeCee and quite the treat to get caught up with Max and CeeCee. My only complaint...cliffhanger. I am not a fan of this new trend. If you enjoy pulse-pounding paranormals, you must read this series.
I miss Max and Ceecee. I also need things to make sense. If Max is the king badass why did he get manhandled by Nica and Silas. I need the series to flow and make sense especially since Cecee is not human so her bond to Max will make him stronger. Still a decent read for the series.
Great story, was a little worried that we would not see much of the previous characters but they were included in the storyline. As usual lots of mystery, intrigue & hot Romance keeps you reading into the small hours :)
J. Ostrowski
Probably should have started with book 1. It took forever to get into this world and understand the groups involved which put a major cramp on the enjoyment factor.
i have to say that this book is my favorite book so far in the series. Nica is my favorite female.

i cannot wait for the next book.
Boxy Frown
Loved it. Silas and Nica are a hot couple, and the high intrigue was fantastic. Cant wait for the next book - Jacques!!
Once again, it is incredible the way Nancy can invoke such strong feelings in these characters. Another enjoyable read.
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With over 50 sales to her credit since her first publication in 1987, Portage, Michigan author Nancy Gideon’s writing career is as versatile as the romance market, itself. Her books encompass genres from historicals and regencies to contemporary suspense and the paranormal. Her works have been published overseas in Romanian, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Danish, German, Icelandic and Chinese, amon...more
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