Review: Blood From Stone by Laura Anne Gilman



Blood from Stone by Lau­ra Anne Gilman

My review


rat­ing: 5 of 5 stars
It feels like a spoil­er, but since Gilman says this at the front of the book, I sup­pose it isn’t: Blood From Stone is the last Retriev­ers nov­el, at least for a time. She’s mov­ing on to focus on oth­er char­ac­ters in the Cosa Nos­tradamus uni­verse. I was­n’t hap­py to read that, but after read­ing the book, I’m okay with it.

Blood From Stone def­i­nite­ly isn’t a book to start with if you’re new to Gilman’s work. The Retriev­ers series real­ly does need to be read sequen­tial­ly. If you have read the rest, you know that Gilman has devel­oped a very inter­est­ing uni­verse and some very well-devel­oped char­ac­ters in the series. Book 6 does­n’t dis­ap­point at all, and brings the major plot threads to a very sat­is­fac­to­ry close. I can’t be more spe­cif­ic with­out real spoil­ers, though!

I’m def­i­nite­ly look­ing for­ward to read­ing the next nov­el in the uni­verse, which will focus on Bon­nie and the PUPIs (Pri­vate, Unaf­fil­i­at­ed, Para­nor­mal Inves­ti­ga­tors). I adore CSI, Bones, NCIS and the like, so I’m curi­ous as to how foren­sics will work in urban fan­ta­sy set­tings. Jes Bat­tis’ A Flash of Hex is sup­posed to be wait­ing for me at the library, so by the time I get to Hard Mag­ic I’ll have some­thing else to com­pare it to.

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Cyn is a proud Mommy & Mémé, professional geek, avid reader, fledgling coder, enthusiastic gamer (TTRPGs), occasional singer, and devoted stitcher.
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