Monday, January 17, 2011

Review: Stormwalker by Allyson James

 

Stormwalker is the first book in the new Stormwalker series by Allyson James and a Paranormal Romance from Berkley Sensation.

Book Blurb:

Janet Begay is a Stormwalker, capable of wielding the raw elemental power of nature's tempests - a power that threatens to overwhelm her.  Only her lover, Mick, a dark-haired, blue-eyed biker, is able to siphon off her excess energy and calm the storm raging within her - even as their passion reaches unimaginable heights of ecstasy.

Janet and Mick have come to the desert town of Magellan to investigate the mysterious disappearance of the police chief's daughter.  The barren land around it is full of vortexes, the gateways that connect the human world with the mystical realm of Beneath, and after encountering skin-walkers and receiving hints from a shape-shifting coyote and a smart-ass magic mirror, Janet fears that her own powerful, scary-as-hell mother is involved.

She's also uncertain about Mick.  He can wield fire and never get burned, and Janet can't seem to touch him with her storm powers.  But Janet must trust him, since she and Mick find themselves venturing where no human can survive alone - and only together can they overcome the greatest danger they've ever faced.

My thoughts:

The Stormwalker series is a new edition to my must have list of series and Allyson James is a new favorite author.  :)

I absolutely love Stormwalker.

Janet Begay is Navajo Indian and she has inherited earth magic from her grandmother - she is a Stormwalker - a being that can harness the power of a storm for personal use.

She uses her ability to fight evil - demons, skinwalkers, Nightwalkers and their kind and Janet can also sense ghosts and spirits and whether or not someone died violently in a certain place.

Janet has been asked to Magellan to use her abilities to find a missing woman - but Magellan is full of vortexes - and Janet wants nothing to do with the vortexes - or the things that want to come out of them - mainly her mother.

Mick has not been a part of Janet's life for five years and all of a sudden he show's up in Magellan - still being secretive and still able to push Janet's buttons - in all the right and wrong ways.

He is determined to help Janet face whatever is headed her way - whether she wants his help or not.  What she doesn't know is that she won't survive without him.

Stormwalker is a must read.  I devoured this book in one day and have Firewalker lined up next.

I give Stormwalker 5 out of 5 stars.

M

3 comments:

Diana (Book of Secrets) said...

I *loved* Stormwalker too! It was one of my favorite books of 2010.

Michelle Greathouse said...

Diana,

I agree. :)

M

Blodeuedd said...

I want this one now! I must hurry on over to GoodReads and put it on my wishlist