The Scent of Shadows

  • by Vicki Pettersson
  • Narrated by Allyson Johnson
  • 16 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When she was 16, Joanna Archer was brutally assaulted and left to die in the Nevada desert. By rights, she should be dead. Now a photographer by day, she prowls a different Las Vegas after sunset - a grim, secret Sin City where Light battles Shadow - seeking answers to whom or what she really is . . . and revenge for the horrors she was forced to endure.But the nightmare is just beginning - for the demons are hunting Joanna, and the powerful shadows want her for their own . . .

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FANTASTIC

I'm not sure the other reviewers actually listened to the prose of this novel...perhaps they're frustrated and/or unpublished writers themselves?!?! As for SCENT OF SHADOWS, I found the writing to be excellent. Yes, this is a debut novel by Vicki Pettersson and her voice is NEW and FRESH and EXCITING. Jo, the strong female protagonist, isn't a vampire or werewolf, or shapeshifter, she's a gutsy, gritty, streetsmart chick who has just found out she's also part of the world of underground superheroes! IN LAS VEGAS! What an incredible setting for an Urban Fantasy.
Look, if you want more of the same in this genre, look up vampires or zombies. But if you want a new voice in literature, one that you should hear, then download THIS. You WON'T be disappointed!!!
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- James

The worst writing ever encountered

If you've ever lamented over the fact that you could never be as good a writer as the authors who are actually paid to write, listen to this one. I have never read cheesier prose before. I've read better from Remedial Composition students. The publisher for this monument to ineptitude should be ashamed of itself.
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- Jesse sanders

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-15-2008
  • Publisher: HarperAudio