Review – Marked in Flesh

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Marked in Flesh


The Others #4


Anne Bishop


Urban Fantasy


For centuries, the Others and humans have lived side by side in uneasy peace. But when humankind oversteps its bounds, the Others will have to decide how much humanity they’re willing to tolerate—both within themselves and within their community…
Since the Others allied themselves with the cassandra sangue, the fragile yet powerful human blood prophets who were being exploited by their own kind, the delicate dynamic between humans and Others changed. Some, like Simon Wolfgard, wolf shifter and leader of the Lakeside Courtyard, and blood prophet Meg Corbyn, see the new, closer companionship as beneficial—both personally and practically.
But not everyone is convinced. A group of radical humans is seeking to usurp land through a series of violent attacks on the Others. What they don’t realize is that there are older and more dangerous forces than shifters and vampires protecting the land that belongs to the Others—and those forces are willing to do whatever is necessary to protect what is theirs…


5stars rating

This is an amazing series, if you haven’t started it yet, please go do that now! You won’t be disappointed! 😀


As always, was very good. We move through several towns where Intuits and the Others live, and of course, our beloved Lakeside Courtyard.
Scenes and environments were well detailed, triggering memories from previous books as well as putting new locations on our map.

Character development:

Was great. Meg continues to grow, step by little step, even though the events in this book force her to go even more out of her comfort zone. Being the one other cassandra sangue look to for guidance and help is not a small thing. But she has her female pack and the Courtyard residents te help her.
I like how all the characters have such diverse and rich stories. This book really does center around the human packs the Courtyard seems to be growing and I look forward to reading more how they interact 🙂

Pacing & Flow:

Were great. Once you get to the good stuff, you really, really (yes, really) want to continue reading and find out what happens next! Meh, who needs sleep anyway, right?

The book itself:

The book itself was well written with no (noticeable) errors. There is no sex described in this book (if that is important to you).

Final Thoughts:

All in all, I just really love this series and recommend everyone to at least try the first book. Can’t wait to get going on book 5!