FROM THE BOOK COVER:Night Huntress is the fifth book in the Sisters of the Moon urban fantasy series. Each new book rotates the point of view of the main character and werecat Delilah is featured this time around. The war against Shadow Wing and his demon forces and the search for the Spirit Seals continues. The team the D’Artigo sisters has assembled is beginning to function as a cohesive whole. More then in previous books the action and each mission they undertake is done together. As a result we get to spend more time with each of the secondary characters learning more about them (Roz and Vanzir in particular) adding new dimensions and building greater rapport with the reader.
We're the D'Artigo sisters: sexy, savvy operatives for the Otherworld Intelligence Agency. But being half-human, half-Fae means our supernatural talents always go haywire at the wrong time. My sister Camille is a wicked good witch who attracts men like honey attracts flies. Menolly's a vampire who's still getting the hang of being undead. And me? I'm Delilah, a werecat who's been marked by the Autumn Lord as one of his Death Maidens. And wouldn't you know it, Karvanak--the demon general who stole the third Spirit Seal--is back. And this time, he's out for blood...
The Hags of Fate enjoy seeing me squirm. First, my boyfriend, Chase, mutters another woman's name in his sleep. Then I discover the Autumn Lord has a very special plan for me. But things go from bad to deadly when Karvanak--the Rāksasa--returns. In order to get his greedy hands on both the fourth Spirit Seal and his former associate, Vanzir, he kidnaps Chase. Now, we have to find a way to rescue the man I love without risking the safety of both Otherworld and Earth...
Night Huntress delivers plenty of life lessons for Delilah. Clearly she is becoming the ‘general’ of this new army. Where previously she had always looked to older sister Camille for answers and directions, Delilah is now learning to trust her own judgement. With the least relationship experience of the sisters, Delilah is confronted with unfamiliar emotions when she catches her lover Chase in a lie and we watch as she works through the heartache and uncertainty it brings.
Delilah’s bond and fealty to the Autumn Lord as the first living Death Maiden is explored in greater detail beginning with a plan to control the shift of her inner panther. The Autumn Lord also reveals an even more significant aspect of their mutual destiny (sorry no spoilers). In one particularly harrowing action sequence Delilah confirms a long held suspicion about the existence of a twin. The implications are intriguing and hold some very interesting possibilities for her future.
The world-building in this series continues to enthral and the D’Artigo sisters are the urban fantasy equivalent of the three musketeers (only sexier), drawing interesting people to them and providing plenty of fun and excitement. Each book is an adventure and remains fresh because of the changing focus of the main protagonist and their complicated relationships with lovers and partners. I want to know more about each of these unique individuals and where life is taking them. Best read in order (see below), the Sisters of the Moon series is diverting and entertaining.
Night Huntress provides a handy Glossary of Otherworld terms and definitions and there is a preview of Demon Mistress (Book 6) at the back of the book.