Beka Cooper is finally a Doga full-fledged member of the Provosts Guard, dedicated to keeping peace in Coruss streets. But theres unrest in Tortalls capital. Counterfeit coins are turning up in shops all over the city, and merchants are raising prices to cover their losses. The Dogs discover that gamblers are bringing the counterfeit money from Port Caynn. In Port Caynn, Beka delves deep into the gambling world, where she meets a charming banking clerk named Dale Rowan. Beka thinks she may be falling for Rowan, but she wont let anythingor anyonejeopardize her mission. As she heads north to an abandoned silver mine, it wont be enough for Beka be her usual 'terrier' self. Shell have to learn from Achoo to sniff out the criminalsto be a Bloodhound....
"It is fantasy, an excellent police procedural, and an immensely satisfying read. Mystery and fantasy fans will be eagerly awaiting the next installment of Beka Cooper's adventures." - VOYA
"Bloodhound retains the element of fantasy that captivated fans of Pierce's earlier Tortallan legends, but its focus on the coarse realities of city life makes Beka's tale even more relatable to modern readers well-versed in the crimedrama genre." - Alan Review
"Fans of Pierce's medieval fantasy police-procedural series will love this book as much as Terrier. Ages 11-14." - School Library Journal
"Despite the languid pace, Beka's detective work will appeal not just to Pierce fans, but to lovers of police procedurals. After all, the detail-oriented, plodding movement of the story - much like Beka's own method - builds to a well-established, satisfying revelation." - Kirkus Reviews
"[T]his teen police procedural stands on its own. ... The wealth of detail, shared in diary format, occasionally threatens to overwhelm the books pacing and action, but quirky, endearing characters save the story. Grades 6-8." - Booklist
The information about Bloodhound shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the reviews shown do not properly reflect the range of media opinion now available, please send us a message with the mainstream media reviews that you would like to see added.
Tamora Pierce is the critically acclaimed author of more than twenty novels, including the Circle of Magic and The Circle Opens quartets, The WIll of the Empress, Melting Stones, and, most recently, the New York Times bestselling Beka Cooper trilogy. She lives in New York State with her husband, Tim, and her seven cats and two birds.
Members read and review books ahead
of publication. See what they think
in First Impressions!
Visitors can view a lot of BookBrowse for free. Full access is for members only
Poetry is like fish...
Click Here to find out who said this, as well as discovering other famous literary quotes!
Solve this clue:
and be entered to win..
Books thatinspire you.Handpicked.
Books you'll stay up all night reading; books that will whisk you to faraway places and times, books that will expand your mind and inspire you -- the kinds of books you just can't wait to tell your friends about.