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Frost Moon: 01/07/12

 cover art (Link goes to Powells)Frost Moon by Anthony Francis is a paranormal mystery set in the Little Five Points neighborhood of Atlanta Georgia. Dakota Frost is a tattoo artist capable of making magical tattoos that move on the body, can actually leave the body and serve as protection. She's been called into consult on a case involving a serial killer targeting people (werewolves and so forth) with magical tattoos.

I loved the first third of the book. The setting and Dakota's asides pulled me in. I liked the descriptions of the inks used in magical tattoos and how the tattoos themselves were created and meant to be used.

But two things yanked me right out of the book. The first was the introduction of a character who was obviously behind the crime spree. The second was a lengthy passage about bondage. Having figured out who was doing the crimes and being bored to tears by the bondage, I skipped to the end to verify my hypothesis.

I won the book from GoodReads.

Two stars.

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Comment #1: Sunday, January, 08, 2012 at 10:38:50

Sarah

It's too bad you didn't like this book. I thought this one was good, but the second one is better.



Comment #2: Sunday, January 08, 2012 at 17:51:03

Pussreboots

I liked it up to the point that I figured out the plot. I'm not sure I'd want to read the next one.