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(Feathers and Fire #2)

4.47  ·  Rating details ·  2,535 ratings  ·  150 reviews
Hell hath no fury like Callie Penrose…

Ever since Callie – the Vatican’s rookie monster hunter – killed a demon a few weeks ago, Kansas City’s been eerily quiet.

But she soon learns it’s just the calm before the storm.

Because werewolves begin abducting young women in Kansas City, and a new church opens its doors, pronouncing death to all idols, including these ‘make-be

Kindle Edition, 1st Edition , 345 pages
Published October 11th 2017 by Argento Publishing, LLC
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Nov 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A fantastic read

This is a wonderfully written novel and a great second book in the series. Witty, contemporary, and some kicking action to spice it up.
Mary Lou Webb
Oct 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
alliwolfchild on October 12, 2017
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Mr. Silvers has outdone himself. Every book gets better and better. This book continues Callie’s story (first book was Unchained), and the reader gets to watch her grow, learn new things about herself, and meet new allies. There are many literary references in the story, as well as amusing references to today’s society. He had me laughing on the second page, and that lasted throughout the book with little gems here and there.

One thing I admire ab
The Mysterious Reader
Oct 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
“[S]o many new faces coming to Missouri – gods, legends, and nightmares” ... and assorted other monsters and wizards too. Don’t worry, folks, you’ve got Callie Penrose, rookie monster killer, in your corner! What, that doesn’t reassure you? For shame, as our gal Callie is up for the task in “Rage”, book 2 of Shayne Silvers’ new “Feathers and Fire” series.

It’s no surprise to readers who have followed other series, the highly addictive “The Temple Chronicles” that this series and its star are alr
Samantha Rooney
Jan 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Caught between the forces of Heaven and Hell, Callie finds new allies and new powers to help her fight to remain alive and independent of those who would claim her as their own, or have her die to further their plans (or hinder their enemies).
Nov 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shayne Silvers continues to be one of my fave "new" writers! His stories are interesting, fun, snarky, paranormal adventure stories with good "people" (who aren't always human!) and great details. I can "see" the story play out in my mind as I read ... when I can manage to slow down my reading enough to "watch" the movie in my mind. My biggest problem with his writing is that I tend to rush my reading, unless I make a deliberate effort to slow down, because I'm caught up in the story and want to ...more
Dec 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Another masterpiece by this author. He awes me with his writing and imagination. The combinations of supernatural creatures, religious figures, as well as a totally unexpected but brilliant character addition in this book took that even further and blew my mind. I can't wait until January for more Feathers and Fire, and Nate Temple and his merry crew as well. I would highly recommend this book to anyone who loves to read any genre.
Jacob Sindic
Nov 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
Silvers continues his production line without a hitch, steamrolling another exceptional installment of his works out to readers and sculpting another segment of his universe into place with the usual myriad of small hints and subtle touches, adding more layers of mystique to the overall structure of the world's larger story beyond the scope of how even the characters themselves yet can see. The quality of writing continues to hold steady and while not as dramatic as some of his twists and turns ...more
Aug 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
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Feb 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing

What an excellent follow up, kick-ass story!! I'm slowly becoming obsessed with this series and world (I will be starting the Nate Temple series asap!), and I'm loving getting to know Callie more and seeing how her powers develop. Shayne Silvers, you devil, dragging out the revelation of Callie's powers and supernatural history for as long as you can! I see you, milking it because you know we will stay loyal and keep reading because we're hooked. Well, I say to you sir that I am lactos
Lora Shouse
Oct 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
Where to start with this? It’s only a few weeks after the chaos of Unchained, the first book in this series, and already the shifters, magic users, and demons are out causing trouble in Kansas City again. And it’s up to Callie Penrose and her mentor Roland, the local Shepherd, to stop them.

Callie is particularly worried for her friend Claire who was scratched by a werebear during the previous fighting. Now it appears that Claire too will become a werebear, and Callie goes to visit the bears look
Eleanor Rousseau
Oct 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Callie Penrose is back and she’s dealing with some anger issues. I know it hasn’t been too long since the first book in the series came out but I was chomping at the bit to get my hands on this latest novel. Based in the Templeverse, we see all manner of magical creatures in Callie’s city, from vampires to Nephilim, but those are the least of Callie’s problems as she finds herself facing the elusive demon, Amira, whilst trying to deal with rogue shifters and religious zealots.

As always, I loved
Jan 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Callie, Mr. Silvers’ newest character, is back in her second book. After getting rid of Jonathon, Callie must now track down his sister, but new problems keep cropping up: her best friend has a unique problem, she needs to find out about a new church in town, and Roland is going to Italy to try and help catch the mole in the organization. Not to mention her new abilities. But soon, she is surrounded by deaths, and she is the only one who can get to the bottom of them. I absolutely adore this ser ...more
Cyrene Olson
Mar 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
In the 2nd installment of the Feathers & Fire series, we learn more and more about Callie. I’m still not 100% sure exactly what she is, and maybe the author meant it to be that way. We see new alliances forming for Callie, some for pure reasons, some not, but as Callie’s world builds – things get more and more intricate. This series is set in Nate Temple’s world, and Nate does make a brief appearance and he’s mentioned often, but this book is all Callie and the group she is building around her. ...more
Apr 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing

Callie Penrose's adventures continue and she has a lot to learn about the magical community in Kansas City. After defeating a demon intent on using her sacrifice to open a door to hell, Callie has to come to terms with the aftermath. Her mentor, Roland leaves for the Vatican to sniff out a suspected mole and Nate Temple, who helped her with the demon issue, has stuff to do back in St. Louis, leaving Callie alone with the monsters in her city. One of the things that I really like about t
May 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Great book, lots of action

When I bought the first book (originally drawn to the cover art) I didn't realize this was part of another book series world. I have not read the Nate Temple series. So the first book had a few side characters in it that I was not familiar with and felt a little confused until I realized they were from the other series. However, that book got me hooked on Callie. This is such a unique and fun world. The heroine is funny, likeable, and definitely not a pushover. This boo
Kimm Reilly
Nov 27, 2017 rated it really liked it

Poor Callie just cannot catch a break. Only weeks have passed since Callie was abducted by a demon and Kansas City is in an uproar. New shifters are causing havoc and death, a new church on the scene has it out for monsters and something isn’t right with Callie’s best friend Claire.
When Callie’s investigation gets tangled into a police case she gains unexpected help, from a Regular, no less. There is a bunch of mythology blended into this book and I still can’t figure out who the shoe maker
Lucky Bradley
Feb 05, 2020 rated it really liked it
THIS REVIEW STANDS FOR THE FIRST FOUR BOOKS... so yes they are the same.

A tale of a female protagonist who doesn't know who she is, working for the church and mouthy as hell. Honestly it is pretty mundane for urban fantasy (not a complaint, I am writing a book that isn't really any different either).

While filled with some cliches, and not the most fresh take it is interesting. The characters are good (I like Callie), the storyline is interesting enough. There is something extra that I can't quit
Kathy L.
Sep 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Wittier and more fun than the last book..
This book gave me a few 'Alice In Wonderland' vibes. Not the story or anything like that, but just some characters and a few situations. I sort of expected the cheshire cat to make an appearance! Sadly, that did not happen. Moving on... I really did enjoy this. The story is addicting! I want more each time.
Callie does a little more growing up in this book, but it doesn't change her as a person - which would be a tragedy if it did. She is by far by favori
Larry Tushman
Oct 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Callie isn't on her way. She has arrived in full blazing glory. As she tries to understand variant powers, chaos erupts in KC. The scene has expanded with Claire's riotous growth as a character, and the introduction of new characters (two hilariously familiar to some Fans, and one not completely new). Yes, the accustomed action, humor, emotion, and attitude fly full force. I refer to this as a singularity story: the vortex draws in the reader, and the further you go, the more impossible escaping ...more
Wendy Schindler
Oct 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Callie Penrose is Awesome!

I really like the interplay between the characters and how even new players have well formed back stories - and the many from literary fiction masterpieces..
Watching Callie grow in her abilities and confidence is very inspiring - and "Clairebear" as well! Even Roland appears to have more confidence in his young charge!
The fact that justice was served and the "Freak" factions are coming to some realizations is just icing on the cake.
And in the end, Missouri does love co
Kathy Jenkins
Oct 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Callie Penrose does know who she is or where she came from. She just knows she was raised a Catholic school and a Shepherd learning to fight with all kinds of weapons even her body. Just within the past few weeks her magic had gotten stronger. She found she might be related to Angels? Strange beings showed up in her town some friends some powerful but she was to protect the innocent. Freaks or human or shifters or Gods among them all were her division to care for. She has barely learned what is ...more
Sara Branson
Nov 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wild rides are Shayne Silvers’ specialty, and he certainly does not disappoint with Callie‘s latest adventure. He is an absolute master at seeding his stories with tiny little tidbits and details that someone unused to this world will read and forget. Once you have read a Shayne Silvers novel, you will learn that none of these are unimportant and that all of them will come back to have significance in the story. Even knowing all this, Callie’s 2nd book still managed to surprise me with shock and ...more
Kimbra Swain
Oct 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Fantastic sequel to the first Feathers and Fire book. Callie Penrose, Kansas City resident Shepherd trainee is striking out on her own. Religious zealots call for the deaths of Freaks like Callie, whose magical powers clearly go beyond just your normal wizard. Without the help of her mentor and St. Louis' famous wizard, she's got to figure out who is murdering freaks in KC, plus her best friend is turning into a bear. She is her own special form of sassy. Her new friend Beckett discover an under ...more
Linda Grant
Feb 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Callie Penrose kicks butt

I probably should have read this book before Warhammer (Nate Temple #8) but it didn't make much difference to the story line. While reading Warhammer I did consider swapping to Rage (Callie Penrose#2) but decided not to change. Callie is a force to be reckoned with, unleashed in this story by (Roland) her ' bodyguard' a shepherd working for the Vatican. We are introduced to Darling & Dear in this book which explains their connection to Nate's new accessory in Warhammer,
Coti Bova
Apr 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Rage is yet another of Shayne’s page turners. The plot of book 2 seems a bit tamer compared to the first book, and then here comes Shayne with a curve ball and introduces us to a couple of characters that ultimately turn out to be well known by all of the Legends the series introduces.

Along with introducing new characters to the temple verse, this book lays a lot of the groundwork that becomes the foundation and framework later on in the series. And if you think the book has slow points, don’t w
Moriah Smith
Apr 04, 2020 rated it it was ok
I really wanted to like this series. There was a lot of gems that showed a lot of potential.
But the main character is difficult to like. Maybe if I was late teens, early twenties, I could ignore most of the issues, but constantly being rude and aggressive while other characters deal with it because she is “smoking hot”... please. Personally, I read to get to know the main character(s) whilst also going on a journey with them and I couldn’t do that because the main character was annoying and had
Nov 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Another winner

Alright, mea culpa! I admit that it took me a book to warm up to Callie. But I a solidly a fan after book two. There was excitement, twists and humor. I didn't find it predictable though Shayne dropped hints at where it was going. I do admit to a bit of fog surrounding the end. Perhaps that is intentional but I'm really certain what the choice was. Oops, that may be a spoiler. Anyway, look forward to book three though I'm planning to raz Shayne to deliver before 1/2018.
Mary Anne
Jan 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is the second of Feathers and Fire, the Callie Penrose series....

We kind of get an idea of who she is evolving into in book one, but holy cow this book! There is a ton of mystery, intrigue and investigating with Mr. Silvers wonderful supernatural world front and center with an amazing finish and my favorite...lots of snarky dialog.

Oh and one of my favorite characters/things in the book is the introduction to Darling & Dears........a very intriguing couple who make very special leather goods
Natalie Fallon
Apr 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Great sense of humour, strong when she needs to be
I initially came to Unchained, the first book in the Callie Penrose series, after reading books in the Nate Temple series but even though Nate Temple also features in these books, you don't need to have read them first. Callie is a great main character having a great sense of humour, being able to be strong when she has to which she combines with a strong moral compass and passionate loyalty. It’s great to learn more about her and her chosen fami
May 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
Another job well done

This was a great addition to this series and a good book overall. The only draw back was there where one of two facts\statements that I didn't remember any explanation of or prior mention of them, I could be forgetting them for before but if I'm not then that was probably the only real draw back. I still have certain hopes for Callie's future I'd like to see and can't wait to read the next book. And not to spoil anything but the ending of this book definitely had a few surpr
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