Top positive review
Reviewed in the United States on March 22, 2020
...Lindsay does not disappoint. I've read most of her series, with the Emperor series retaining favorite status. But,not by a large margin as I truly love ALL of the books I've read to date. That being said,let's talk about her new "fantasy meets current America" adventure series.
Lindsay does a great job with world building, but, in this case, it's more of using an existing place (Washington state, esp around Seattle) and creating places within an already existing world and making it her own. And she does so well that, even if you've never been to Seattle, you end up feeling like you've lived there.
Characters...I love that Lindsay always has a strong, independent,yet loveable woman as one of the 2 principal characters...and although your pretty sure a romance will develop, and usually does, she works it into the story in such a way that it adds to the story without taking over.
In this story, Val is a special type of bounty hunter (I guess you could call her that). Her job I'd to track down magical creatures who are breaking the law, and eliminate them. Zav is a dragon who comes to our world looking to capture and take back bad guys for trial and "rehabilitation". Of course they meet,and clash!!
I love Val's snarky attitude and her willingness to go toe to toe with a dragon. You fall in love with her character as she struggles with issues stemming from distancing herself from family, friends, would be friends...Any one that the bad guys can use to hurt her, while wishing that she could have someone to be with. In spite of her size, strength (will, magical, and physical), she is quite relatable.
The other very quirky characters that become part of her world are so much fun and I can't wait for the rest of these books so that I can watch them grow as the dysfunctional, weird, awesome family that we all wish we had...including the vampire who yearns for her blood.😀
Read this series,you won't be disappointed.
Oh, and you'll have a larger vocabulary.