Review: Skinwalker by Faith Hunter (2009, urban fantasy)

Review: Skinwalker by Faith Hunter (2009, urban fantasy)Author: Faith Hunter
Title: Skinwalker
Series: Jane Yellowrock #1
Publisher: Penguin
Pages: 336
Release Date: July 7th 2009
Genres: Urban Fantasy

Jane Yellowrock is the last of her kind-a skinwalker of Cherokee descent who can turn into any creature she desires and hunts vampires for a living. But now she's been hired by Katherine Fontaneau, one of the oldest vampires in New Orleans and the madam of Katie's Ladies, to hunt a powerful rogue vampire who's killing other vamps...
Format: Paperback
Also by this author: Mercy Blade, Blood In Her Veins, First Sight (short story), Shadow Rites, Blood of the Earth, Curse on the Land, Cold Reign
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SKINWALKER is the first book in the Jane Yellowrock series by Faith Hunter.

  • Point of view:1st person
  • Tense: Past
  • Setting: New Orleans
  • Sexual Content: N/A


I really enjoyed this story. I couldn’t put it down till I finished the book.

Skinwalker is the story of Jane when she goes to New Orleans for a job working for the vampires. Katie the vampire that hires Jane knows that Jane is not human but can’t tell what she is. Which Jane wants to keep it that way.

In this story we see Beast or Jane’s other half more. Jane had to hunt a rogue vampire that the vampire council needs to have taken care of. Jane met Rick and Antoine. Antoine is a male witch and Jane knows it, but Rick is something else.

To find out what happens go grab your copy of Skinwalker.

I give Skinwalker 5 stars. Jane is my favorite character. She is strong, independent, but knows when she needs help. Jane is a very likable character. I would recommend this whole series to anyone who loves paranormals with a Native American twist to it. Review of book 2 Blood Cross coming soon.


About Faith Hunter

Faith Hunter, fantasy writer, was born in Louisiana and raised all over the south. She writes three Urban Fantasy series:  the Skinwalker series, featuring Jane Yellowrock, a Cherokee skinwalker who hunts rogue vampires. The Soulwood series, featuring earth magic user Nell Ingram. And the Rogue Mage novels, a dark, urban, post-apocalyptic, fantasy series featuring Thorn St. Croix, a stone mage. (There is a role playing game based on the series, ROGUE MAGE.)
Under the pen name Gwen Hunter, she writes action-adventure, mysteries, and thrillers. As Faith and Gwen, she has 30+ books in print in 29 countries.
Hunter writes full-time, tries to keep house, and is a workaholic with a passion for travel, jewelry making, white-water kayaking, and writing. She and her husband love to RV, traveling with their rescued Pomeranians to whitewater rivers all over the Southeast.
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