Shadow's Soul is the second full length book in the Kyn Kronicles series, and we reunite with Raine and Gavin. The tension was high between them before, but now it is simply off the charts. Raine can't understand how Gavin can forgive her for all that what done to him, although his response made me laugh! To top that off, Raine is sent on a mission to protect Cheveyo as he tries to help out an old friend. Things quickly turn sour, and Cheveyo disappears too, whilst Raine is grievously injured. The old 'gang' of Xander, Gavin, and Raine reunite as they try to work through the politics and histories of a different pack, and find out just who is taking and killing people, as well as trying to stop them.
I am so glad that Jami Gray kept Raine and Gavin's relationship "platonic" in the first book. The hints are there, the tension is high, but trust me, it was better to have waited! I love how these two come together, how Gavin won't accept Raine's deflections or (wrong) feelings, but instead faces them head on and challenges her every step of the way. Now, Raine questions herself, Gavin, Xander, Cheveyo, pretty much everyone, in this book, but it is all for a reason. She needs to work her way through all her doubts and fears to make it through to the other side a stronger, better, person. With Gavin by her side, there is hardly any doubt that she will make it, but she is beaten up physically so many times during this book, you do wonder if it's her body that will give out, instead of her mind!
Excellently written, with no editing or grammatical errors to disrupt the reading flow, Shadow's Soul finishes nicely, whilst tempting you with a hint to Shadow's Moon. Absolutely brilliant, and definitely recommended by me.
* A copy of this book was provided to me with no requirements for a review. I voluntarily read this book, and my comments here are my honest opinion. *
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