Book Review: “Explosion On King’s Street” by Faith Hunter and David B. Coe

Posted January 11, 2021 by Kathy Davie in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Book Review: “Explosion On King’s Street” by Faith Hunter and David B. Coe

I received this book for free from Author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

"Explosion On King's Street" by Faith Hunter
Series: Jane Yellowrock #0.002, Thieftaker Chronicles
Published by Author on November 9, 2015
Pages: 2
Format: PDF

Also in this series: Blood Trade, "Easy Pickings", True Dead

Also by this author: Blood Trade, Kicking It: These Boots are Made for Stalking, Blood in Her Veins, Mercy Blade, Shadow Rites, Bloodring, Seraphs, Dark Queen, Shattered Bonds, Black Arts, Broken Soul, Dark Heir, Cold Reign, Blood of the Earth, Curse on the Land, Flame in the Dark, "Water Witch", Skinwalker, Dirty Deeds, "Shiloh and the Brick", "Black Friday Shopping with Nell and Occam", Circle of the Moon, Blood Cross, Spells for the Dead, "Easy Pickings", True Dead

A free bit of sudden fiction in a crossover story — 0.002 in the Jane Yellowrock paranormal fantasy and somewhere in the Thieftaker Chronicles series. The focus is on Hannah Everhart and Ethan Kaille.

If you’re interested, there is a chronological listing of the Jane Yellowrock books on my website.

My Take

“Explosion On King’s Street” makes no sense, as it doesn’t carry on in a logical fashion from “Water Witch“.

It reads more like an “oops, we forgot to put this in somewhere — let’s throw it out there, so we get it off the table”. It certainly doesn’t fit in “Water Witch” except for the characters. Hmmm, maybe they just forgot to publish the whole bit…?

Hunter/Coe/Jackson is using a third person protagonist point-of-view from Hannah’s perspective. Not that it actually matters.

I’m so not impressed.

The Story

It must be Hannah’s compassion in treating Nap’s wound that causes him to confess…

The Characters

Hannah Everhart is a witch and a thief.

Ethan Kaille is a conjurer and a thieftaker, who had originally been sent to arrest Hannah.

Nap Drayton‘s injury would have drained dozens. He’s a thug for Sephira Pryce, another thieftaker.

The Title

I have absolutely no idea where the title, “Explosion On King’s Street”, comes from.

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