Tour’s Books Blog

April 10, 2009

BOOK REVIEW: The Rogue Hunter

The Rogue Hunter is the 10th book in the Argeneau series and not one of Lynsay Sands better efforts  It is intended as a spin off from the extended Argeneau clan into a Rogue Hunters series. Garrett Mortimer and ‘young’ partner Justin Bricker were bit player in Bite Me If You Can – Argeneau Book 6, the story of Lucian and Leigh Gerard. Here, it’s the 800 year old Mortimer who has the lead.

It was just a plain little cottage in the Lake Country a few hours from Toronto. It had been in the family for years and held a lot of memories for the Willan sisters, Sam, Alex and Jo. It was something they did every year – take a couple of weeks and spend it together at the cottage. It’s harder now that Sam is a busy lawyer, Alex is chef with her own restaurant and Jo manages a bar while attending the university. A late night arrival finds them once again without electric. Sweltering in the heat, the girls decide to take the first of their late night skinny dips in the cool lake.

The same night, the cottage next door has new arrivals. Owned by Decker Argeneau Pimms, the ‘cottage’ is pretty impressive compared to the very modest Willan place, and it’s the temporary residence of Mortimer and a very reluctant, complaining Bricker. They’ve come to hunt a rogue immortal that been biting young women up in cottage country. Since cottages in lake country are about outdoor sun, swimming, fishing and other daytime events, it’s not exactly the natural habitat of ‘vampires’. (more…)

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