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Bonds of Justice

Bonds of Justice

Geschrieben von Nalini Singh

Erzählt von Angela Dawe


Bonds of Justice

Geschrieben von Nalini Singh

Erzählt von Angela Dawe

Bewertungen:
4/5 (21 Bewertungen)
Länge:
11 Stunden
Herausgeber:
Freigegeben:
Sep 30, 2011
ISBN:
9781452671949
Format:
Hörbuch

Beschreibung

Max Shannon is a good cop, one of the best in New York Enforcement. Born with a natural shield that protects him against Psy mental invasions, he knows he has little chance of advancement within the Psy-dominated power structure. The last case he expects to be assigned is that of a murderer targeting a Psy Councilor's closest advisors. And the last woman he expects to compel him in the most sensual of ways is a Psy on the verge of catastrophic mental fracture.
Herausgeber:
Freigegeben:
Sep 30, 2011
ISBN:
9781452671949
Format:
Hörbuch


Über den Autor

NALINI SINGH New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Nalini Singh loves writing paranormal romances. Currently working on two ongoing series, she also has a passion for travel and has been to places as far afield as Tahiti, Japan, Ireland and Scotland. She makes her home in beautiful New Zealand. To find out more about Nalini’s books, please visit her website, www.nalinisingh.com.

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  • (4/5)
    I thought it was a really, really good instalment in the series. Max and Sophia fit with each other and made each other better. The plot thickens within the Council and it's making everything even more good to read. I love, love, how much page time the changelings are getting in these later books. Love them to death.
  • (4/5)
    Okay so this is a Human/Psy pairing but who cares because the political drama in this book was way more interesting! Nikita and Kaleb were the attention grabbers of this book. So many hints about the two of them were dropped you could drive yourself crazy trying to figure them out. Is Kaleb the Ghost? Is Nikita not as bad as we originally thought?

    Nikita effectively pushed things forward by declaring the need for a council vote on continuing with Silence or breaking it. A big line was drawn and now the council is split. Only Ming has yet to decide which side he's on. Of course, I'm Team Anti-Silence and Anti-Pure Psy. I can't wait to see how things progress.

    Nalini is making me nuts, not only can I not wait for Hawke's book but now I'm desperate to know more about Nikita, Kaleb and the Arrows as well as how the war between the two sides of the council will develop and what lengths they will go to, to achieve their goals. Bring it on!
  • (3/5)
    The more I read of this series, the more I am starting to put things together, even if it is a little like a jigsaw puzzle. I strongly recommend that those of you choosing to start this series do it from the beginning, and in order, not in the manner in which I have chosen to. However, the stories do work on their own, and the past is explained enough for the reader to piece together the gist of what has happened in the earlier books.

    This one is a bit different from many of the others in that the relationship is between Max, a human, and Sophia, a J-psy. J-psy are one of the more pyscologically unstable of the psy, as their job basically is a mix between telepath and empath - they are asked to look into the minds of killers and extract from them information on their crimes. Most do not last long, and the Silence is always fragile within them. Sophia's mental shields are on the brink of collapse, and this job could well be her last before complete reconditioning, and so it is with bittersweet feelings that she forms a bond with Max. I enjoyed their relationship but was pleased that whilst the tension was there, this particular book was not so heavily focused on the sex as some of the other ones, but more on the fragile nature of their relationship.
  • (3/5)
    The main couple in this one is Max a human cop that was introduced in a previous book as being an honest cop with a natural shield that the Psy couldn't manipulate. The love interest is a Justice Psy, she spends her time going into the minds of criminals and pulling out their memories of crimes and transmitting them to law enforcement. Because of the work Justice Psy don’t have a long shelf life and they are not used for anything but the worst cases. Sophia is at the end of her usefulness and is picked to work a case for Nikita to investigate several suspicious deaths on her staff. Since Sophia’s Silence training is pretty much broken she wears gloves so she can’t read anyone she accidentally touches but with Max’s natural shield, she can touch him and a romance starts to bloom between them. They solve the murders and this book is much more focused on the Psy part of things than on the changelings it was nice not to see the mating bond be the thing that drives the love match.
  • (4/5)
    Another beautiful and heart-breaking novel for a series I will love till the end.
    Bond of Justice, unlike the previous books, is not about our loved changelings but tells us something new from the point of view of a human, the cop Max Shannon (we already met him in a previous book), and a Justice-Psy, Sophia Russo.
    However human he can be, Max is not a common cop…and as a J Sophia is far from the usual Psy we are used to read.
    Nalini unravel for us new scenarios for a world that is ever more intriguing.
  • (4/5)
    Bonds of Justice
    4 Stars

    Synopsis
    Police detective Max Shannon and Justice Psy Sophia Russo are assigned to investigate the suspicious deaths of several advisers to Councillor Nikita Duncan. Born with a natural shield against Psy invasion, Max is immune to the Psy or so he thinks until meeting Sophia, the one Psy who may be able to get under his skin, and vice versa.

    Review
    Good combination of romance, mystery and thriller.

    While Sophie and Max are a likeable couple, their romance is not as engrossing as in some of the other installments. Their initial attraction doesn't make sense and their chemistry, although solid, is not that intense. The dynamic of their relationship is similar to that in the first two books, which makes it formulaic.

    Nevertheless, Sophie and Max are engaging as individuals and as a couple. They are refreshingly direct and honest about their desire for each other and there are no secrets between them. They also have compelling back stories which add to their characterization and motivation. I do think that too much emphasis is placed on re-enforcing Max's masculinity and protective instinct. It is as if Singh was over-compensating for the fact that he is human and this was completely unnecessary.

    The serial killer subplot is very good although it lacks that extra sense of nerve wracking tension that would make it excellent. The developments in the power struggle between the Psy- councilors are interesting, and the insights into Kaleb Krychek are very intriguing. He is rapidly becoming the most captivating character in the series.

    In sum, an enjoyable if slightly predictable addition to the series.
  • (4/5)
    I like the turns this series is taking. it's like reading crime drama and scifi all in one. and I like that the main characters are "broken" and not perfect in every way like in most romance novels. or that there's no brooding hero who needs a womans touch to tame him crap. these characters may need each other, but they can stand on their own.
  • (4/5)
    Loved it! I want to read a book on Nikita! Review to come.
  • (4/5)
    WHAT HAS SHE DONE?! As of late, the Psy-Changeling series has fast become one of my favourite paranormal-romance series and I’m happy to inform you I still am. However I think this book lacked something for me! It really did not fill up to Singh standards. I’m also missing the Changeling input that we had a distinct feel of in the first 6 books. My problem with this book was I didn’t connect with the characters. I felt like I was drifting through and I never really understood the connection between the two. I could see the connection and why it was there, but I could fathom the actual reasoning of it. It continued to bewilder me even until the end. Max was a great male lead, but I felt like he was too closed off and always focused on protecting Sophia. I never particularly loved him when we first met him and I think only his intelligence and ability to work as a good cop was what made me like him. Sophia I just didn’t understand in concept of the Psy. She was meant to be unfeeling and silent even with her conditioning breaking, she seemed totally normal most of the time except for when she was witnessing the break down of her shields. Also she had this very bizarre problem with Vaughn and this was never explained. This book is well written, interesting with lots of new leads and excitement. Don’t doubt that the book is worth a read. The general consensus seems to be that most people enjoyed this book. Although there are a few that seem to orientate themselves to my opinion that they lacked the connection to the characters in this instalment. I believe there is a tendency to rate a book in a series you love highly because you can’t bear to see the series shamed, but ultimately this book dropped in my expectations. I was quite frankly bored of the relationship between Max and Sophia. It didn’t hold enough passion to engage me, and I’m hoping that Singh will be able to redeem herself. The title personally drew me. “Bonds of Justice” it sounds so exciting and even kinky, but for me this book failed to deliver on both fronts. For me, I only found this excitement in the last 50 pages of the book and when I read 290 pages without that, it can become quite dry. Overall it was a good addition to the series, but it lacked the sparkle of some of Singh’s previous works.I will definitely be continuing to read the series and Singh still has my faith.
  • (4/5)
    I think I remember seeing/hearing about the place shortly after its release that this one wasn't as popular with readers as other books. However, I really enjoyed it. It's the story of human cop Max Shannon (the Irish name with the Asian eyes, so I had to keep mentally re-jigging my image of him) and Sophia Russo, a Justice Psy. J-Psy's haven't really featured a lot in the series, so learning about them was interesting to me and there was some interesting stuff in the wider story arc too. That's not why I read the series of course - I'm in it always and forever for the romance. What I enjoyed about this book was that the conflict was external. Max & Sophie have an instant connection but the appear to be star-crossed lovers - she's fracturing because of her "J-ness" and her personal history. She cannot leave the PsyNet. Max is a human who doesn't trust the Psy. But, he never doubts her. I actually like this type of story from time to time - and I did like the way Singh uses the J designation to so totally isolate Sophie - this means that she hasn't touched another person in years - so, when she touches Max, and then touches him skin to skin - it is a special experience. I was actually thinking when I was reading that Singh has created a very clever world where the virgin heroine is actually believable and does not cause eye-rolling. On p129 however, was the thing that drew me in the most - No one had ever before chosen her. No one.It touched a chord and I was totally caught up in their relationship. I like Max very much and I enjoyed Sophie too - she was, for all her vulnerability, a very strong heroine. I would have liked more of River, background and more detail at the ending (that felt a bit rushed) - maybe we'll see him in future books?
  • (4/5)
    A murder mystery with a side order of psionics.In a near future world psionics and changelings are known and part of the community. In the justice system some psionics work to find out the truth in people. Sophia Russo is one of these psions. She is near the end of the time that she can do this, her shields are beginning to come apart, this may be her last case.Max Shannon is a cop, an ordinary human with a slight advantage, he has a natural shield agains psionics which makes him useful as an investigator of psionics.This case has them investigating together the hows and whys of some murders around one of the psionic councilors, murders that could swing psions against humans and changelings. And they have to deal with their feelings for each other, can Sophia survive?I liked it, the characters were fun and the mystery kept giving.
  • (5/5)
    This is Max's story. We first met him in Mine to Possess. Max was so wonderful to get to know. He is what every police officer should be and so seldom are. This book also supplies more background to the on going story and shows a side to Nakita Duncan that I never suspect to see. You also get a little more information on one of the other Councilors which makes me wonder what he is really up to. There wasn't quite as much sex in this book and considering who turns out to be Max's mate it wasn't surprising. This is more like an inspirational romance than what is so common in most of the NYC publishing these days. It was a good book and I would definitely recommend it.
  • (5/5)
    I have always loved the "your touch hurts me but I want it" story plot. Sophia and Max meet, instant attraction but they can't touch. Loved the sexual tension, well done. Also enjoyed the fact that they didn't fight their attraction too long. They had enough emotional baggage to deal with. And once they came together there were fears and issues to work though, which kept the story interesting.
  • (4/5)
    Once again Singl keeps your interest among the three races and their worlds high.
  • (4/5)
    Singh is one of the few authors I've read who can take stories that feature abused and terrorized women and children and make them compassionate rather than exploitative. One of the reasons I read fiction is to escape reality, not enmesh myself in the most disgusting aspects of it -- but she's somehow able to make it readable even for my squeamish stomach.Sophia Russo is a telepath with the ability to read and manipulate memories. Her talent makes her a Justice Psy, called in on the most horrendous of cases. Like all Justice Psy, dealing with those memories means that her ability to maintain (emotional) Silence will be shortlived -- as will she. After hearing that she's about to be sent away for permanent "rehabilitation", she's assigned to her last case -- work with human cop Max Shannon to investigate the rash of mysterious deaths plaguing Councilor Nikita Duncan's closest associates. Fortunately for Sophia, Max has a natural mental shield, which means that there's no possibility that she will be able to read his thoughts. Unfortunately for Sophia, Max's very personal interest threatens to overwhelm her already precarious hold on Silence.In addition to a lovely romance between Sophia and Max, the secondary characters are generally excellent (sometimes the villains chew the scenery a bit). There's also thorough world building, an engrossing, multilayered plot, and a solid conclusion. It would be possible for someone unfamiliar with the series to start with this book, but since a lot of the plot rests on ongoing actions, it would be a much more satisfying read for you to start at the beginning of the series.