Shadows in the Darkness (Changeling Detective, #1)

Shadows in the Darkness (Changeling Detective, #1) Reading Shadows In The Darkness Changeling Detective, Elaine Cunningham Instaposter Gwen GiGi Gelman, A Ten Year Veteran Of The Providence, Rhode Island Vice Squad, Finds Herself Unemployed After Being Blamed For A Routine Bust That Turned Into A Bloodbath GiGi Is Used To Being On Her Own, Though, And With The Help Of A DA Who Owes Her, She S Scraped Together Enough Capital To Start Her Own PI Business, Specializing In Family Problems In Particular Runaways Who Have Disappeared Into Providence S Seamy UndersideWith A Few Custodian Kidnapping Cases Under Her Belt, As Well As A Case Against A Catholic School Teacher Molester, GiGi Is Doing Well For Herself Until She Takes On The Case Of A Fourteen Year Old Runaway Who May Or May Not Have Been KidnappedAs GiGi Investigates, She Accidentally Opens The Door To Her Own Mystical Past Now Long Hidden Family Ties Threaten Her, And The Secret Of Her Identity Unlocks A Conspiracy That Reveals The Forces Of Darkness That Play In The ShadowsForces That Intend To Be The Masters Of All Mortal Life

  • 4.5
  • 898
  • English
  • 22 July 2018
  • Paperback
  • 304 pages
  • 0765348519
  • Shadows in the Darkness (Changeling Detective, #1)
  • Elaine Cunningham

10 thoughts on “Shadows in the Darkness (Changeling Detective, #1)

  1. Henrik says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here A recurring theme in Cunningham s Forgotten Realms stories is family legacies, an exploration of the good and or bad sides of them It is a theme that she manages, in my opinion, very well to explore and dig into in a fairly varied and multi facetted manner.That familiar territory is obvious in this book as well, the first of so far two books featuring the PI protagonist Gwen Gelman As is the the usage of a willstrong, fiercly independent young woman with unusual powers and talents as the mai A recurring theme in Cunningham s Forgotten Realms stories is family legacies, an exploration of the good and or bad sides of them It is a theme that she manages, in my opinion, very well to explore and dig into in a fairly varied and multi facetted manner.That familiar territory is obvious in this book as well, the first of so far two books featuring the PI protagonist Gwen Gelman As is the the usage of a willstrong, fiercly independent young woman with unusual powers and talents as the main character yes, she bears some resemblance, I think, with Cunningham s Arilyn Moonblade in the Forgotten Realms not to mention the usage of HUGE SPOILER HERE, SO IF YOU DON T WANT...

  2. Tasula says:

    This is a mystery starring a former cop now PI, who is asked to investigate the disappearance of a 14 yr old girl, and a bit later, the vehicle accident that killed a couple and their infant daughter It starts off as a simple PI story, but supernatural elements start to appear This is fine with me, I love speculative fiction She is an interesting ch...

  3. Topher says:

    I liked the fact that, unlike most of the current crop in the genre, the main character has a pretty straightforward love sex life It was a nice change.I ll keep going with this series as well I think I m up to 37 series I m actively following now and see what happens next.

  4. Clara Dearmore Strom says:

    This is Fantasy which I don t usually read, but the main character is Gwen She is a strong interesting non human who doesn t know who or what she is.

  5. Elizabeth says:

    Shadows in the DarknessBy Elaine CunninghamThis isn t your usual urban fantasy In fact, I m not sure it is really in that category There is a supernatural element present but it doesn t come into play much Much of the this book seems to be setting things up for the series It is a very well written third person narration that mostly centers around the procedural drama of Gwen s investigation Very little progression into Gwen s ...

  6. Tammy says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here These books are set in Providence, RI, and it s obvious the author knows the area She mentioned so many places I ve been and things I ve done and none of it rang false.Gwen is a fun character to spend time with She could have descended into angst and woe and has good reason to do so like so many male protagonists in her situation but she doesn t That isn t in her Gwen sa fighter She values what...

  7. Yolanda Sfetsos says:

    Wow, what a cool book I know I ll definitely check out the books that follow Just gotta wait for the paperbacks Lol.Anyway, the story s about an ex vice cop called Gwen Gellman who now works as a private investigator in Providence She has a psychic ability she doesn t understand Her latest case involves a 14 year old that s gone missing, under really strange circumstances Anyway, there s so muchto this tale and the intricacy just grows as the story moves along She s a really likeabl Wow, what a cool book I know I ll definitely check out the books that follow Just gotta wait for the paperbacks Lol.Anyway, the story s about an ex vice cop called Gwen Gellman who now works as a private investigator in Providence She has a psychic ability she doesn t understand Her latest case involves a 14 year old that s gone missing, unde...

  8. chucklesthescot says:

    Gigi was a cop who was blamed for the death of two undercover officers and led to her leaving the force to become a P.I She deals with cases where there are family problems and now she is investigating the possible kidnapping of a 14 year old girl Using her psychic gifts helps on her cases but it also unlocks a past she d rather forget.This one waslike a crime novel than a paranormal book In the first 80 pages we get one tiny glimpse of her powers and rest is just bog standard police st Gigi was a cop who was blamed for the death of two undercover officers and led to her leaving the force to become a P.I She deals with cases where there are family problems and now she is investigating t...

  9. Natlyn says:

    Elves Why did it have to be elves This first book in a threatened series is a decent enough mystery with a hard core ex cop detective with a past shrouded in mystery even to herself Although it contains the now obligatory sex play thanks LKH , they are mostly interrupted scenes of heighten sensitivity Gwen s missing daughter case dovetails neatly with the case that ended Gwen s police career and her own mysterious past.It s light and hits just the right notes for the genre however, it lacke Elves Why did it have to be elves This first book in a threatened series is a decent enough mystery with a hard core ex cop detective with a past shrouded in mystery even to herself Although it contains the now obligatory sex play thanks LKH , they are mostly interrupted scenes of heighten sensitivity Gwen s missing daughter case dovetails neatly with the case that ended Gwen s police career and her own mysterious past.It s l...

  10. Donna says:

    Gigi finds herself forced out of her job as a vice squad detective after a drug bust goes seriously wrong She is now working as a PI She takes on a case of finding a 14 year old girl who disappeared from her home Something is seriously off as the father doesn t seem to want her following the trail into his private life especially since he spent time in a local child porn club Gigi begins to wonder if perhaps the father is involved in the disappearance Gigi s own history gets pulled in and s Gigi finds herself forced out of her job as a vice squad dete...

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