Review: “Vultures” by Chuck Wendig


Release Date: January 22, 2019
Publisher: Saga
Series: Miriam Black #6
Genre: Fantasy


“Still reeling from the events of The Raptor and the Wren, Miriam must confront two terrifying discoveries: the Trespasser now has the power to inhabit the living as well as the dead, and Miriam is pregnant.

Miriam knows her baby is fated to die, but Miriam is the Fatebreaker. And if the rules have changed for her nemesis, her own powers are changing as well. Miriam will do whatever it takes to break her curse and save her child. But as Miriam once again finds herself on the hunt for a serial killer and in need of an elusive physic, she can feel the threads of her past coming together—and the pattern they’re forming is deadly.” (via Goodreads)


My Thoughts

vultures-coverLike an artist working with found objects, Chuck Wendig gathers bits and pieces from the previous five books and welds them together into something haunting and eviscerating in the sixth. Miriam is hunting a psychotic serial killer and trailing after an enigmatic psychic. She meets others with “gifts” who blur the line between using their talents for good or ill, and gathers some new wisdom about this deadly world of magic that she can fashion into a weapon to use against her enemies. She’s pregnant again and the baby is destined to die just as the first did. Someone she cares deeply for is with her but has one foot out the door…

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Thanks to Saga for sending me a review copy.

Do the world a favor and buy this book from your local indie bookstore or get it from your public library.

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