REVIEW: Hunting Ground by Patricia Briggs

Patricia Briggs-Hunting Ground

3 Stars Rating


My Review

Hunting Ground by Patricia Briggs
Alpha & Omega #2
Urban Fantasy

Charles and Anna travel to Seattle for a werewolf summit to present Bran’s plan to reveal themselves to the humans; but not all the packs are interested in going public. To complicate matters a group of mercenary vampires attack Anna and several others, leaving Charles trying to figure out what’s really going on.

I enjoyed Hunting Ground much more than the previous one, Cry Wolf, because I felt that Anna is a stronger presence and she’s really starting to gain confidence and inner strength. We also get to meet another Omega from the European packs and that was a nice bonus. While Anna is still working through some of the trauma from her past she’s also determined to move forward. I really admired the steps Anna takes to overcome her “issues” and Charles’ support throughout was so perfect. These two might have fallen fast but you can see how much they care for each other and would do anything to keep the other safe.

It was nice to see some other werewolf packs as well as vampires, trolls, and Fae. There’s a lot of history to this world and getting to meet the European wolves added a lot of complexity to the story as well as more history on Bran and Charles. Of course, most of the European packs are either afraid or confused by Charles since he’s worked to make a fearsome reputation for himself. Being with Anna has humanized Charles in many ways but they prove they’re not to be messed with. While I liked the other characters that get introduced, I do wish they didn’t all seem so crazy or in some cases monstrous.

3 out of 5 stars

Tags: Already Together | Magic | Shifter | Trauma/Abused


Reader Safety

Heroine has been turned into a werewolf against her will and has been beaten and raped repeatedly (referenced, off page)


Book Details

Anna Latham didn’t know how complicated life could be until she became a werewolf. And until she was mated to Charles Cornick, the son — and enforcer — of Bran, the leader of the North American werewolves, she didn’t know how dangerous it could be either…

Anna and Charles have just been enlisted to attend a summit to present Bran’s controversial proposition: that the wolves should finally reveal themselves to humans. But the most feared Alpha in Europe is dead set against the plan — and it seems like someone else might be too. When Anna is attacked by vampires using pack magic, the kind of power only werewolves should be able to draw on, Charles and Anna must combine their talents to hunt down whoever is behind it all — or risk losing everything…

Published by Ace on August 25, 2009

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