|In my review of With Red Hands, I
speculated that the author might have written himself towards a corner. I am happy to
announce that he hasn't. The third book is just as tightly and transparently written as
the second, and has enough twists and turns to keep the most avid fan happy.
still trying to avoid going back to the Corps, and money is getting tight, so she takes on
an archaeology project that she normally would have avoidedfinding Pizzaro's private
Unfortunately, her employers are even nastier than she had feared. Trapped in an
isolated camp with no resources but her wits and the Dead, she has to find a way to
This book feels a little more mainstream to me than its predecessors, but that may be
the effect of adding a fair amount of physical action into the mix. Certainly, the
standard is still high, and the book well worth reading.
I still look forward to the next one, dreading the day when I catch up with