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Moon Called

Mercy Thompson, Book 1
Narrated by: Lorelei King
Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (211 ratings)
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Summary

'I didn't realize he was a werewolf at first. My nose isn't at its best when surrounded by axle grease and burnt oil....'

Mercedes Thompson runs a garage in the Tri-Cities. She's a mechanic, and a damn good one, who spends her spare time karate training and tinkering with a VW bus that happens to belong to a vampire. Her next-door neighbour is an alpha werewolf - literally the leader of the pack. And Mercy herself is a shapeshifter, sister to coyotes. As such she's tolerated by the 'wolves but definitely down the pecking order. As long as she keeps her eyes down and remembers her place, the pack will leave her in peace.

©2006 Patricia Briggs (P)2009 Penguin

Critic reviews

"The best new urban fantasy series I've read in years." (Kelley Armstrong)
"Plenty of twists and turns....Kept me entertained from its deceptively innocent beginning to its can't-put-it-down end." (Kim Harrison, best-selling author of Dead Witch Walking)
"I enjoyed every minute of it. I love Mercy and can't wait for her to kick some more ass." (Lilith Saintcrow)

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Loved it

I love this book so much I now have it in hardback, kindle and audio it is one of my favourites as you can see. Lorelei King really brought the story to life fabulous job. Overall no way will I be returning a book that is not only written by a great storyteller but read by a fabulous narrator.

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Very enjoyable book very well narrated

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes - it has a good story, the principle character is very likeable and the narration is excellent

What other book might you compare Moon Called to, and why?

Its in the same lines as the Sookie Stackhouse ( but without the sex) and Jane Yellowrock ( our heroine is also a shifter ) stories. It is set in our world but where Vampires and Werewolves and other Fey characters are very active. There are some subtle differences and the Werewolves have a bigger role than Vampires in this book - bit of a hint in the title there. If you like the Stackhouse/Yellowrock books you will probably like this

Have you listened to any of Lorelei King’s other performances? How does this one compare?

Not yet but I will and hope she is as good in those

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Made me laugh in a few places

Any additional comments?

Enjoyed it and will be downloading the next book in the series soon

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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  • L
  • 20-07-15

Brilliant

I loved this book, and I will definitely be getting the rest. Mercy is a great character. She feisty, funny and cheeky and she doesn't let herself be pushed around. I also really like the fake that she's not supernaturally strong or stunningly beautiful, she's just a normal woman who happens to turn into a coyote. It makes her much more believable and likeable as a character, plus we all love an underdog.

The narrator did a good job and has a pleasant voice, which made the book enjoyable to listen to as well.

Overall I really liked this book and would happily recommend it to others.

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4th time.

This is the 4th time I have listened to this audio book and would happily listen again. Weather it's good or bad, I have a thing for lorelie King's voice, she brings the book alive. I have listened to all books that she has narrated and she is amazing. This book and the whole series is fab.

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  • karin
  • ipswich, United Kingdom
  • 22-10-15

Great easy to listen to book

Great narrator and an entertaining story. Love the lead character - no nonsense and good sense of humour. Will have to listen to the rest now!

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Great idea

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes I would because Patricia Briggs is a great author

What other book might you compare Moon Called to, and why?

Bitten by kelley Armstrong is similar having werewolves witches and monsters in the stories

Have you listened to any of Lorelei King’s other performances? How does this one compare?

I haven't

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When Mercedes is left with Bran by her mother

Any additional comments?

A great set

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  • john
  • milton keynes, United Kingdom
  • 31-01-19

was ok

the narrator voice is good don't konw what other review is on about, was an enjoyable book

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Voice sounds generated

Like the series, narrator is terrible sounds generated, not how I imagined her to sound which can be OK at times but the narrator does not sound human.

I don't review often but this narrator is so bad I hope no one has to suffer it.

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Disappointed

This genre is right up my alley and read good reviews.. But sadly I find it to be slow and boring, I have heard about 5 hours into the book and for the last three I have thought about returning it, but kept going in the hope that it would grow on me... But no... Am giving up..

The book can just nok keep my attention, I have no connection with the characters or the storyline..

No recommendation for this book from me.

The narrator is good and is absolutely doing well with what she have to work with...

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Love it!

I love the narration which adds another dimension to this fantastic series! Definitely getting the rest of the books in audio!

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  • Hanna
  • 22-12-15

I love this book!

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

It's on of my all-time favourite authors!

What other book might you compare Moon Called to and why?

Sandy Williams "The shadow reader". Both are great stories, intriguing characters, good dialog, a mix between action and romance.

Which character – as performed by Lorelei King – was your favorite?

Mercy!

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Just that I kind of fell in love with Adam a little bit...

Any additional comments?

Read it!!

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  • Miranda
  • 03-11-17

Brilliant story but narrator was confusing

Loved this as a book but the narrator confused me. All sterotypes and little difference between certain character voices.

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  • Neelesh
  • 22-03-16

okayish story...

it was an okay novel.. may be the author was building up a plot for future books but in itself..not bad at best