Shadowmaster (Nightsiders #3)
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Shadowmaster (Nightsiders #3)

3.52 of 5 stars 3.52  ·  rating details  ·  23 ratings  ·  13 reviews
Humans and vampires on the brink of war

In San Francisco, a fragile truce is threatened by an assassination plot. Dhampir agent Phoenix Stryker has the beauty, brains – and blood – to infiltrate the vampires’ secret society and save the city. But once she’s in she finds her target, the assassin Drakon, is not the monster she expected.
Handsome,honourable and irresistibly at...more
Paperback, Harlequin Nocturne #179, 304 pages
Published March 4th 2014 by Harlequin
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Fangs for the Fantasy
Phoenix is an Aegis agent with something to prove – the daughter of hero, she’s only a quarter vampire, unlike her half-vampire, dhampire colleagues – and constantly questioned whether she’s good enough. When the opportunity arises for her to enter the Fringe on a dangerous mission to help identify a vampire assassin – an assassin on a mission to kill the Enclave’s mayor and destabilise the human government – she welcomes the chance to prove herself

But her eagerness also means she exceeds the mi...more
Swept Away Again

2.5 Stars

I don't think I was paying attention when I requested this review because I didn't realise it was the third book in Ms Krinard's Nightsiders series. Or maybe I was but thought that most series follow the same path and explain characters and some back story. Which I didn't feel I got from Shadowmaster. The more I read, the more I got the idea but for most of the story I was confused and left feeling like I was missing the big picture. Which ultimately left me with a negat...more
In Shadowmaster, author Susan Krinard pulls no punches as she tosses the reader headlong into a tense game of political intrigue. Half-dhampir agent Phoenix Stryker is sent into the Fringe of post-Apocalyptic San Francisco on a dangerous mission to locate and retrieve information about an assassin known only as Drakon. Phoenix, going by the name Lark, soon finds her target, but she isn’t prepared for the fierce attraction she feels for him once she’s locked away in Drakon’s underground hold.

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My Rating: 4 out of 5 *
Heat Rating: 3 out of 5 <3

I am so glad I enjoyed this book more than the last. Krinard had really impressed me with the first book and to be let down by the second, I was on the fence. I’m very pleased with Drakon and Phoenix’s story. They really complimented each other in a rather unusual way and their relationship development was rather unusual as well.

Let me start with Phoenix. I really liked that she wasn’t your run-of-the-mil...more
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4.5 Stars

In Shadowmaster (Nightsiders #3) by Susan Krinard, Phoenix Stryker is tasked with infiltrating a rouge secret society. She must fret out assassin, Drakon, before she succeeds in destroying the fragile truce.

On the brink of war, Phoenix is willing to anything/everything to protect the city dwellers. However, she quickly discovers her loyalties divided between the Enclave and the irresistible attractive assassin she is targeting.

As the third installment, the reader is swept into an on-goi...more
Heather McCorkle
In this dystopian future vampires and humans struggle to co-exist together, poised on the brink of war. Packed with action, intrigue, and a very steamy star-crossed lover story, this novel kept me up into the night even when I had to work early the next day. The twists and turns kept me guessing at who to trust and what both Drakon and Pheonix's motives truly were.

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Mar 14, 2014 Angela rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Angela by: netgalley
Found this hard to get into and it took me forever to read it. I think it was mostly my fault cause while I read the first in this series I skipped the second book. All the different groups of people get confusing at times as do the names of the people involved. If there are more in this series I'll be giving them a pass.

Thanks to Netgalley for the ARC.
Harlequin Books
"An action-packed plot with skillful twists and turns makes Krinard's Shadowmaster a fun and exciting read. The sexual tension between Phoenix and Drakon is nicely depicted, and the constant danger they are in heightens the drama". (RT Book Reviews, rated 4 stars)

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Sonya Heaney
My first paranormal read in about 150 years...
My review will be posted on Night Owl Reviews soon!
*I received a free ARC of Shadowmaster from Netgalley in exchange of an honest review*

Very exciting paranormal / dystopian story. Full review to come soon.

This and all my other reviews are originally posted on my blog (un)Conventional Bookviews
Michelle Leah Olson
I really enjoyed this book, and the series continues to get better and better!
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Trained as an artist with a BFA in Illustration from the California College of Arts and Crafts, Susan Krinard became a writer in 1992 when a friend read a short story she'd written and suggested she try writing a romance novel. A long-time fan of science fiction and fantasy, Susan began reading romance -- and realized what she wanted to do was combine the two genres. Prince of Wolves, her first ro...more
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Touch of the Wolf (Historical Werewolf, #1) Prince of Wolves (Val Cache, #1) Chasing Midnight (Vampire/Werewolf Trilogy, #1) Prince of Shadows (Val Cache, #3) Once a Wolf (Historical Werewolf, #2)

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