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Shadow Walker (Stormwalker #3)

4.09 of 5 stars 4.09  ·  rating details  ·  1,836 ratings  ·  116 reviews
Stormwalker Janet Begay returns home only to have the ground collapse beneath her-literally. After tumbling two hundred feet underground, Janet is rescued by her dragon boyfriend, Mick. But something dark touches Mick while in the sinkhole, and Janet might lose him forever unless she recruites the most unlikely of allies to stop the growing shadow.
ebook, 304 pages
Published June 1st 2011 by Berkley Books
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Michelle, the Bookshelf Stalker  Queen of the Undead
I’m a serious fangirl of this series. I went into this book expecting it to rock my world so it started with 5 stars before I even read one word on the first page. Now, I bring you my biased review…

Before this series, this is the way I imagined dragons:

It’s hard to think of a hot alpha hero shape shifting dragon when you think of a cute loveable huggable dragon that you want to hug in the form of a stuffed animal.
After this series, this is how I imagine dragons:

I still want to “hug”
Laura the Highland Hussy
Wow. I didn't realize how much I missed Mick and Janet until I jumped back into their world.

In this latest Stormwalker installment, the book opens with Janet and Sheriff Nash Jones falling into a random sink hole out in the middle of the Arizona desert. Except nothing with Janet is ever random.

In that sinkhole (about 200ft down!!!) Janet sees these awful freaky skeletal hands coming her way. Nothing she does can get them to leave her alone, and there are hundreds of them crawling towards her. Mi
CJ - So, you wanna play with magic?
more of a 3.7/3.8

What I like about this book is that there isn't a love triangle for me to have worry about. I like that Janet and Mick are a firmly established couple and they have each others backs. However, I would still like a little more of a relationship aspect of them without the constant shagging. This book provided me with a bit more of that, so I'm happy about that.

What I'm not so happy about it is the large rambling plot threads that didn't really make much sense until the final part
Books like this one remind me so much why I love to read. I stayed up waaaay too late reading this fantastically, awesomely, wonderful book.

My biggest complaint from Firewalker was that it didn't have enough Mick in it. Let's face it, Mick is one of the main reasons I love this series. So imagine my surprise that Shadow Walker started a little slow but then picked up when Mick left the scene! I think the difference is while Mick is not there for me to read; the storyline is still focused on him.
Compared to Stormwalker and Firewalker , Shadow Walker dragged. Shadow Walker hinged on breaking one stretched-out, magical conflict, especially in the last chapters, that left Janet repeating ad nauseum, "Give me your name!" I wanted to give her a hobby. Shadow Walker did pack some emotional punch, however. In the next book I hope she focuses more on the dragons; they steal the show. Coyote too. And Nash. What?

Not first place but a fun series nonetheless. Well worthy of being a popcorn read
4.5 stars It all started with a giant sinkhole, some skeleton hands and a cold touch.

Loved it ! There is Native American Shamans, Vampires, Dragon Shifters, Witches, Demons and many other mythical beasties, all together loving, fighting and spelling each other. This edition to the series whirled at super speed, with non-stop heart racing magical madness. Oh and did I mention the sexy hot dragon shifter, he is smoking literally. Wait, This is not a romance, this is urban fantasy with a touch of
All Things Urban Fantasy
Review courtesy of All Things Urban Fantasy

I would never have thought dragons and Coyote of Native American lore would mix as well as they have in Allyson James’s Stormwalker series, but after three books, the mythologies blend better than ever. In SHADOW WALKER, Janet has her hands full with both practical and romantic problems, but with her Stormwalker and Beneath powers still refusing to work together there’s no such thing as an easy fix.

On the practical front, Janet’s fairly new yet oddly de
FV Angela
A Stormwalker, a hot, biker dragon, a buttoned up witch, a smart assed female electrician who is in love with the hard assed military man sheriff in which magic can't effect, a Native American Coyote God, a tiny mean Grandmother that turns into a crow AND last but not least a magic mirror that is an equal opportunity voyeur. Seriously, what more could you possibly want in a PNR? This series gets better with every book.

One last thing, this is the third book I've read this year by Allyson James/J
4.5 stars
I had small memory term capacity, so I didn't really remember a lot from the previous two books (lol). BUT, it doesn't matter because as soon as I read the first chapter, I remember how much FUN this series are and how much I love Janet, her sexy dragon boyfriend, Mick, and her round-about friends.

The book is opened (I think) in similar way of book #1, Janet being attacked while speeding with her bike (my God, I love chick with bike!). Then the plot goes with Mick being enslaved by a po
This series is listed as PNR but I think it should also be UF. Plenty of romance but the story is the forefront not the romance. I absolutely love it. Mick is so great and Janet is such a wonderful heroine. She kicksass and takes names later. I can't wait for the next installment.
Jamie ~ Alpha Obsessed Birdwell
Another great installment from Allyson James. I love this series it has everything I look for in a good book - great action, interesting plot & sexy hotties!! I mean what else is a girl to ask for ;)
Really?? I have to write a review for this book?? I think that this is enough for a review: OH MY GOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I absolutely love this series!!!! “Shadow Walker” by Allyson James is AWESOME!!!!! I love the first two and this is not an exception! For God’s sake, with this book I fell in love with a dragon! I have to say that “Shadow Walker” has more adventure and OMG moments than the first two. The plot is very good and the writing style is great.
In this book Janet Begay, a Stormwalker
Jen (That's What I'm Talking About)
AH! I cannot stop talking about how much I adore this wonderful (still fairly new) series by Allyson James! For those not familiar, the series followers half-Navajo Janet Begay, a Stormwalker who can bend the power of storms to her will. Oh, and she also is the daughter of an evil goddess who has passed on dangerous Beneath magic to Janet. She lives in a small Arizona town, owns a quaint hotel, has a ridiculously hot and sweet boyfriend, Mick, and trouble seems to follow Janet where ever she goe ...more
Wow, when I started this series, I assumed it was going to be just like all the other PN books I've read over the last 5 years - you know: Damsel, hot damsel who doesn't realize it, then Damsel's in distress - enter hero, really hot hero, then hero saves damsel from herself/enemies/him ...... etc, etc, etc
The kind of book that's sort of interesting, but not so much that you can't come up with your shopping list at the same time. This seems to be the kinds of PN that I've had to read over and ove
Shelley aka Gizmo's Reviews
*Rating* 4.0
*Genre* Paranormal Romance


Shadow Walker is the third installment in the Stormwalker series by Allyson James. The story opens with Janet Begay and Nash Jones crashing into a large sink hole and falling nearly 200 feet. Janet soon finds that she is under attack by skeletons that seem to be drawn to her beneath powers while they seem to once again ignore Nash who is a magical null.

After being rescued by her Firewalker/Dragon Shifter/love slave Mick Burns, Janet finds that stran
Lynsey A
These books just get better as the series continues. This one did more than make me cry, it made my heart hurt. What a powerful story and gut wrenching read. I've really grown to like Janet and Mick. This story really revealed the powerful love they have between them. Nothing can tear them apart. For people who think this series is more Urban Fantasy than Paranormal Romance, they are dead wrong. Read this book and know why!

Nash and Maya are a great addition to this series. I like seeing their r
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1.) Nash is becoming less annoying and more ... Tolerable. 2.) Maya is good for girltime, that is all. 3.) The 4th book will be called Night Walker so I'm hoping we get to meet the nightwalker (vampire) that's been staying in Janet's hotel. 3.) Mick has begun to get mushy and it's bothering me. 4.) Janet is getting to be badass but she's suppressing it too much for me. She took a step forward and then a step back. 5.) Coyote is useles ... Kill hi
Third book in this series, and it's very good! I was worried at first that I wouldn't like it, because the book starts off with Janet being threatened on several different fronts, and I couldn't imagine how the author was going to make it all right (but she did!) The ending was very satisfying.

In this one Janet's hotel is threatened by a new county inspector, and creapy ghost hands are following Janet around. Then Mick is seen with another woman, and Janet's sister is back on the scene. There's
I am glad that I finally got around to reading Shadow Walker, which was the best of the series so far. There is a lot going on, and some upsetting things for Jane as it looks like she may lose the things that are most important to her - her hotel and her lover Mick. Part of what made this good is that the cast has really gelled and it's fun to see even some of the fringe ones (Jamieson and his family) get a little bit of screen time. So glad I rescued this off the TBR pile and even gladder that ...more
Keren banget....

Perjuangan Janet untuk menyelamatkan Mick dari pengaruh sihir jahat yg menguasainya.

Lebih baik dia mengorbankan dirinya daripada harus membunuh Mick... so sweeett...
banyak adegan lucunya di buku yg ke 3 ini.

harlequin {Stephanie}
MORE!!!! NEED MORE!! Yes it is that good. The writer takes a story that might not be the most original and forms it into something all her own. No need to say anymore.

Con: Not nearly enough Maya in this book.
Really enjoyed this book. Was heartbreaking when Janet & Mick were separated but was happy with how things wrapped up. Looking forward to book 4.
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Book Three of the Stormwalker series. See series notes, character sketches, and videos at

About the Author

Allyson James is a psuedonym for NY Times bestselling author Jennifer Ashley. Allyson's Stormwalker series has racked up nominations for RWA's RITA award and RT Bookreviews Best Urban Fantasy awards, and her books have won RT Book Reviews awards and Prism awards for best paranormals, and RWA's Passionate Plume for best erotic romance. See

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a series getting better

love the mirror girlfriend .....
Janet Begay drives a motorcycle and has a sarcastic sense of humor about her life. She likes to wear leather. She is a Stormwalker, a person who can channel the power of the storm but needs a storm to be present to work her magic. She also has beneath magic. Mick is her dragon shifter boyfriend. She has fallen into a sink hole with the local sheriff. She uses her beneath magic to help them get out. But Janet accidently disturbs a dark force in the Earth. Now she must find out what is going on wh ...more
<4.5 Stars out of 5

Shadow Walker is the third novel in the Stormwalker series by Allyson James, which IMO just continues to get better with every release.

Janet and Mick are back, along with the rest of the gang, and I am so glad that I picked this book to read, because it absolutely blew me away. There is so much going on in this book, at least four unique storylines, and each is so effortless woven together, it’s difficult to untangle them.

The story opens with Nash and Janet racing down an
One night Janet is out speeding down the highway with Sheriff Nash on her tail when they come upon a sinkhole which threatens to kill them both. There is something in the sinkhole that likes to kill all things evil which includes Janet. Meanwhile a new safety inspector has come to town and threatening to close down Janet’s hotel. As Janet tries to figure out if this is a plot against her and what her half sister Gabrielle has to do with it all, she also has to come up against Mick face to face.

Shadow Walker by Allyson James
Paranormal Romance- June 7th, 2011
4 stars

Janet Begay is a powerful Storm Walker. She can control the earth and the air, but none of these powers can help her when she is followed by the local police officer and they are both swallowed by the sudden appearance of a magical cavern. It is up to her boyfriend, Mick, a dragon shifter to come to their rescue. But after saving her, she notices that his personality has changed. Mick runs hot then cold and he forgets things
While speeding down the road Janet and Nash drive into a sinkhole. When down there, shockingly (to herself included) she is uninjured, she is greeted by some eerie cave drawings that begin to glow and grab towards her in a menacing way. After telling Mick he goes to investigate and when he gets back he is changed, and not for the better. The magic mirror doesnt want him around and tell Janet to get away from him as well. While Mick seems to be changing, so is the hotel. Right on the heels of a s ...more
4.5 *s This was my favorite of the series yet. It's certainly the most emotional. And I stayed up well past my bedtime to finish it. Janet is battling to save her own life, Mick's life and their relationship. She's running against a deadline and to top it all off, she's often fighting against the man she loves. I don't want to give too much away but it becomes clear pretty early on that Mick is not himself. And the only thing scarier than Mick not being himself is the being powerful enough to ma ...more
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“Gabrielle turned to the others. “You heard her. Out. When Janet takes down the mean old witch, we can come back and dance on her entrails.”
I needed to have a serious talk with Gabrielle.”
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