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The Undoing

(Call of Crows #2)

4.25  ·  Rating details ·  5,066 ratings  ·  593 reviews
A risk worth taking…
 
No one would ever accuse Jace Berisha of having an easy life—considering her husband…you know…killed her. But that was then! Now she fights for mighty Viking gods with the spectacular and vicious Crows.
 
But things are turning very bad, very quickly because a vengeful, ancient goddess has come into the world with just one thing on her mind—ending i
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Kindle Edition, 400 pages
Published March 29th 2016 by Kensington
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Sabrina
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Before she became a Crow, Jace led a very different life, and it all ended the night her then husband, killed her. That's when she made the choice to fight for the Viking God's and changed her life to become a sister to the Crows with a rage like no other. A rage that doesn't stop until her enemy is destroyed.

For an introvert like Jace, living in a house full of her sister Crows isn't very easy. Small talk is painfully annoying to her, and havi
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Aisling Zena
4.5 stars

This was another fantastic read from Shelly Laurenston. I was thoroughly entertained and I wish I could linger in the world she has created just a little while longer.

You shouldn't read this book unless you have read the first one, The Unleashing. S.L. literally unleashed a whole world in it, filled with so much new information and characters it was a tad overwhelming. This book thankfully is relatively toned down, not just in information but general Crow hijinks. It does re-cap some f
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Lo Bookfrantic
5 ★★★★★ Crazy Crows ~ Stars

Genre: Paranormal/Vikings
Type: Book 2 of in the Call of Crows Series
POV: Shifting - Multiple



This book was phenomenal. I fell in love with all the crows and Vikings since book one and going into this book I didn't know what to expect. When I realized it was Jace's story I was super excited and I know that this one was going to be even better than the first one if that's even possible. I was correct this book had everything. We meet new characters but we still get to see
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Yodamom
Jan 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: netgalley, arc
Fun, sexy, Nordic, action filled, cute animals adventures.
I really enjoy this series. It's sexy, funny, filled with gods, goddesses, nordic men and furry beasties. The women are never the fragile wall flowers waiting for their hero and the men are confident enough to stand back and admire the women as they do it for themselves. This book #2 in the series stepped up the volume with Ski and Jace finding some form of connection. Hot hot hot, no games played, just viking loving action. I appreciate
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Jilly
Yes!! A female berserker! I'm so happy! That's right, boys, Jace is so kickass that you'd better run and hide when she gets mad!



She's all sweet and quiet on the outside - just wants to be left alone to read. (sound familiar?) But, if you poke the bear, you will be sorry.



Yeah, you don't want to see Jace's bear-side.

This is the second book in an awesome series that is super hilarious and entertaining. There is tons of Nordic mythology in zany form. Yes, zany. Like when the squirrel, Ratatosk, who
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Marta Cox
Feb 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: my-reviews, netgalley
With this book the author has well and truly nailed it. I'm talking fist pumping, running around like a headless chicken and screaming because it's that good .Honestly I wasn't absolutely and totally enamoured by the previous foray into this crazy Nordic world but this instalment is quite simply fierce!
Jace is the heroine this time and she's quiet, introverted but when she gets mad you really need to run because Jace has a berserker rage inside her! Her fellow Crows may not understand fully her
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Julia's Book Haven
First let me say how happy and excited I was when I saw this was going to be Jace's story. She immediately grabbed my attention in the first book. I wanted to know everything about her and I couldn't wait for her book. And Shelly Laurenston didn't disappoint (she never does though!)

Jace is very much an introvert, who loves books and knowledge. People assume she's shy and just needs to get out more, but she just doesn't like pointless chit chat and tries to avoid it by hiding in cupboards and und
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Yodamom
Fun, sexy, Nordic, action filled, cute animals adventures.
I really enjoy this series. It's sexy, funny, filled with gods, goddesses, nordic men and furry beasties. The women are never the fragile wall flowers waiting for their hero and the men are confident enough to stand back and admire the women as they do it for themselves. This book #2 in the series stepped up the volume with Ski and Jace finding some form of connection. Hot hot hot, no games played, just viking loving action. I appreciate
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"Avonna
Feb 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: net-galley
The Undoing (Call of Crows, #2) by Shelly Laurenston has everything I want in a humorous paranormal romance! I was laughing and cheering, anxious and worried and just overall in love with all the characters, good and bad in this book. I highly recommend you read The Unleashing (Call of Crows, #1) first because it sets up the Norse mythology, world-building, conflict that carries over into book #2 and characters.

Jacinda “Jace” Berisha is an introvert member of the Crows who has the rage of a Bers
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Mara
Apr 04, 2017 rated it did not like it
Shelves: dnf
An incredibly boring book. The banter, the calling card of this author, here was irritating, stupid, and meaningless.

There was an overabundance of characters with the unwanted effect to make them undistinguished and flat. You know Kira as the marine, Rachel as the nuisance, that other as the crazy or that as the psychopath. Even the heroine was just a stereotype, a cardboard. The men were even worse, I kept switching them in my mind. I wasn't able to pinpoint the hero for most of the first chapt
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Annie (Under the Covers Book Blog)
"THE UNDOING will no doubt have you smiling from ear to ear by the time you're done with it."

Read this review in its entirety at Fresh Fiction
Ivy Deluca
Jul 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
What happens when you take trademark Laurenston humor and action, mixed with a ton of Norse mythology and a dash of romance? This series is what happens. Ms. Laurenston’s latest urban fantasy series is hard to describe but a hoot to read.

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The premise: The second book in the series begins a few weeks after the first book ends. The Crows, a group of women who have been given a second chance at life by serving the nordic goddess Skuld, are just finding out that Gullveig, the big Bad introduced in th
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Nadia
Oh. My. God. I loved it. Classic Shelly Laurenston. Fangirling so hard right now.

I'll try writing sensible sentences now.

The Undoing is an action-and-humor-packed sequel to the Call of Crows series about Nordic gods and their super-human Clans, who fight off mythical creatures, demons and gods on an every day basis and make this world a little bit more livable.

Aside from the already familiar Ravens and Crows, we're now introduced to the Protectors (who fight for justice in the name of Tyr) and
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KatieV
Oct 11, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: pnr, urban-fantasy
I definitely liked this book more than the first. I think the first suffered a bit from all of the background and world building - a common occurrence for first books in a series. Maybe it's just me, but I was having a hard time keeping up with all the characters introduced. I think she hit her stride with this entry.

This book picks up right where the previous book left off and we aren't bombarded with a lot of new characters. The hero and his clan(The Protectors) had a brief appearance in the f
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Winter Sophia Rose
Witty, Action Packed, Steamy, Crazy, Intriguing & Laugh Out Loud Funny! A Awesome Series! I Loved It!
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Joint Review: Sheena and Tori

Favorite Quote: “Look at the situation we’re in! She has a clipboard!”

Tori: Jace Berisha’s life wasn’t all that grand, being the wife of a sociopathic religious cult leader, but she never expected him to kill her. When she is granted near immortality by the goddess Freya, she grabs hold with both hands. Of course, being able to exact revenge on her murderous husband is a bonus. Working with the C
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Beth
Who would have thought an introvert would make an awesome kick butt heroine? With Shelly Laurenston behind the pen, anything is possible.

Viking gods, mystical warriors and absolute mayhem, The Undoing rocked the pages.

Jace is the quiet introvert that rather hide under the house than deal with people. What a combo, berserker, introvert and a scholar.

The Protectors need some ancient texts translated and Jace is the only person for the job. The key to defeating the unkillable god is riding on Jace
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Somia
Jace Berisha is a Crow Berserker, kickass and feared she also happens to be an introvert that would rather hide under the house or up a tree than deal with people. Protector Ski Eriksen is fascinated by Jace and wants to get close to her, recognising her to be the women he wants at his side for all time. But first there is a tiny problem the Crows and Protectors have to deal with, they have to stop a Goddess who is walking around sacrificing humans in a bid to start Ragnarok.

A nice re-read, and
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MrsJoseph
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Note: This review has spoilers for The Unleashing (Call of Crows #1). Please read The Unleashing prior to reading this review...or don't say I didn't warn you!

Another winner!! Shelly Laurenston has really reeled me back in with The Undoing.

The Undoing is book two in the Call of Crows series which starts with The Unleashing . I read The Unleashing due to a previously written book Hunting Season (The Gathering #1) (set in the same universe) that I adored
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KathyAnne
Feb 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the most entertaining series! Love the Crows... a bunch of young ladies who have been given a second chance at life. They can be and do anything they want in this second life as long as they serve the God who created them when needed. They have wings, they have powers, they have baggage, they have "attitude"and they all live together in a facility named... The Bird House. :) These ladies are self-centered, they drive each other nuts, they care nothing for rules and order and they do the ...more
Darcy
I think that I have a new girl crush in Jace. In the previous book Jace was always just there, in the background, so I wasn't sure how this one would go. But as we got to know Jace the more I loved her. Jace is the typical introvert, one who happens to live in a house full of extroverts in the Crows. While a little bit of the Crows goes a long way, what I loved about them is how they accepted Jace and let her do her thing. There were even some of them that tried to draw her out, much to Jace's c ...more
Saly
Jan 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4.5 stars
I don't know why I waited so long to read this book, but I guess since the first book was a bit of a mess for me and the quirks that this author's characters bring, weren't something I was in the right frame for when I read the first one, but this time around, I really liked this one. Are the characters crazy? Absolutely! But if you like this author's voice you know what to expect! Crazy weird and often violent characters, not so mushy romance but a good ride. And the world with the god
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Veronica Rosa
This book was fantastic. I loved it. It was crude, bloodthirsty, and filled with crazy Vikings, Crows, and gods. I can't even describe how much I love the insanity of this book. If you've ever read a book by Shelly Laurenston, you'll know exactly what I mean.
Talltree
Jul 20, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: genre-pnr-uf
3.75 stars
Amanda
I freakn loved this book! Shelly Laurenston can do no wrong in my eyes! It’s smart, it’s funny and it’s action packed. What more could you want? Seriously? It has all the makings of a very entertaining read.

I could totally relate to Jace especially to her aversion to small talk. All her sisters think she is just shy, but really she’s just an introvert. She’s the only berserker amongst her sisters and she gets completely out of control. It’s kind of funny that someone mostly calm gets so crazy w
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Bryce Evans
Nov 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Excellent as always. Love this woman.
Marulett
It is SOOOOOO goood!! I cant wait for the next one, this series keeps getting better and better :D

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Jamila
Mar 20, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book was so much fun! Cant wait for the next
All Things Urban Fantasy
Review courtesy of All Things Urban Fantasy:

Shelley Laurenston (who also writes the Dragon Kin series as AG Aiken) has a particular way with heroines who are not your typical kick-ass urban fantasy heroines - and I love it!

Jace is a super interesting, layered character and although her quiet behaviour confuses her sister-Crows, most of us can understand the need to get away from unnecessary chit chat and noise. Jace has a particularly dark "first life", her life before she was chosen by Skuld to
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Vanessa theJeepDiva
So there was this little thing that happened (in reality something big didn’t happen) at the very end of The Unleashing. That little thing becomes a big problem for the Crows and inevitably all of the other Clans of the Nine in The Undoing. I do recommend reading this series in order as the events from the first book carried over into this one.

In the first installment of the Call of Crows readers get a tiny bit of story on each the Nine. Of the Nine the Crows and the Raven get the majority of t
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“What are you doing?” she finally asked. “Just thinking about my day. What are you doing?” “Trying to find Jace. Have you seen her?” “Trying to find her? Why? Is it because she’s Albanian?” “I’m trying to . . . wait . . . what?” “You hate her because she’s Albanian?” “I don’t hate—” “Is it just Albanians you hate, or is it all East Europeans?” “What are you talking about?” “Wow. I had no idea you were like this.” Another sister-Crow showed up. “Like what?” “Rachel hates Eastern Europeans.” “I do not!” “So you hate all Europeans? Is that what you’re saying?” “No!” “My God, Rachel.” The other sister-Crow shook her head, disgust on her face as she walked off. “I’m really disappointed in you.” “Wait . . .” Rachel glared down at Annalisa. “Jesus Christ.” “So you hate the Christian God, too?” 7 likes
“What are you doing?” she finally asked.
“Just thinking about my day. What are you doing?”
“Trying to find Jace. Have you seen her?”
“Trying to find her? Why? Is it because she’s Albanian?”
“I’m trying to . . . wait . . . what?”
“You hate her because she’s Albanian?”
“I don’t hate—”
“Is it just Albanians you hate, or is it all East Europeans?”
“What are you talking about?”
“Wow. I had no idea you were like this.”
Another sister-Crow showed up. “Like what?”
“Rachel hates Eastern Europeans.”
“I do not!”
“So you hate all Europeans? Is that what you’re saying?”
“No!”
“My God, Rachel.” The other sister-Crow shook her head, disgust on her face as she walked off. “I’m really disappointed in you.”
“Wait . . .” Rachel glared down at Annalisa. “Jesus Christ.”
“So you hate the Christian God, too?”
“Oh my God! Shut up!”
Rachel stormed off, calling after the sister-Crow who’d been so disgusted with her, and Annalisa opened the closet door. “Anglo guilt . . . it’s so my favorite thing.”
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