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Review: Wolfhunter River

Wolfhunter River Wolfhunter River by Rachel Caine
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I have been on a Stillhouse binge since discovering the first one ten days ago. I loved the first two, and this one unfortunately was somewhat of a let down. As another reviewer said, it seemed to be a filler between the "My ex husband is a serial killer and has apprentices who want to continue his work" saga of the first two books and the "But now I am going to become an investigator" genre that the series appears to be heading towards.

There was a lot of greatness in that first storyline. There were some references throughout, but it was mainly to tie off loose ends. I will miss it, but I also don't want it shoehorned in randomly.

The new genre is definitely still well-written, but there are a ton of books like this on the market already. I did enjoy reading it and the book contained a lot of fast paced thrills and concurrent plots that all seemed to come together at the end.

As a standalone book, I would rate this as a 4.5 for a strong female protagonist who ends up solving crimes. However, as part of the Stillhouse Lake series, it's closer to a 3.5. I am splitting the difference and rating it a 4. It is still worth the read and I will check out the next book in the series before making a final judgement.

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