When I finished River Marked, the sixth book in the Mercy Thompson series, I wasn’t quite sure which direction the series was going in. Well, with Frost Burned, I have no doubts; the series is back on track with everything that I fell in love with in Book 1.
Mercy is an interesting character for me. She’s strong, but not that angry, kick-ass heroine we get in a lot of UF books. She seems normal; well as normal as one can be when one is a shapeshifter. Maybe it’s the mechanic thing or perhaps her ability that gets her stuck in the middle of every seeming event that happens around her. In Frost Burned, that is no different. While on a shopping trip with her step-daughter Jessie, Adam and the pack are kidnapped and it falls upon Mercy to find them.
The conflict forces Mercy to fight to save the ones she loves in a complex and nail biting showdown with a mysterious force that has been manipulating everyone in Tri-Cities area without their knowledge. The ending is action packed and well resolved. I can’t wait to see what happens in the next book.