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3.00007976190476 out of 53.00007976190476 out of 53.00007976190476 out of 53.00007976190476 out of 53.00007976190476 out of 5 3.00 (8,400 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Carrie Vaughn Narrator: Marguerite Gavin Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Kitty Norville Series Release Date: October 2009 ISBN: 9781400182602
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After getting caught turning wolf on national television, Kitty retreats to a mountain cabin to recover and write her memoirs. But this is Kitty, so trouble is never far behind, and instead of Walden Pond, she gets Evil Dead. When werewolf hunter Cormac shows up with an injured Ben O'Farrell, Kitty's lawyer, slung over his shoulder, and a wolf-like creature with glowing red eyes starts sniffing around the cabin, Kitty wonders if any of them will get out of these woods alive. Download and start listening now!

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  • Vaughn's universe is convincing and imaginative, providing enough series mythology to satisfy without slowing down the narrative. Publishers Weekly

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Spuddie | 2/18/2014

    " #3 Kitty Norville paranormal mystery. Kitty has decided to take a break from hosting her supernatural talk show, The Midnight Hour, and heads for the hills (an isolated cabin in the mountains) to work on writing a book she's contracted for to share her life and experiences since becoming a werewolf four years previously. She's not making much progress, but her efforts are interrupted by the appearance of werewolf-hunter Cormac with her friend and lawyer Ben O'Farrell, who has been bitten and is now also a werewolf. Cormac hopes that Kitty can help Ben through the horrible first days and weeks and the first "change" at the full moon. Cormac and Ben have been best friends since childhood and at one time gave a promise to each other to kill the other if they ever were to become a lycanthrope. Cormac couldn't follow through on that promise and Ben is angry, but the situation is complicated by the fact that there was "something else" working with the wolf who bit Ben that got away, and Cormac is determined to hunt it down. While longing for some solitude, Kitty is happy to help Ben but then finds that the neighbors are not so keen on having a werewolf next door and Kitty begins receiving threats, dead animals on her doorstep and some kind of odd curse with barbed-wire crosses strewn around her cabin--and then Cormac's 'evil thing' shows up and makes itself known, but the hostile sheriff thinks Kitty is behind some attacks on cattle some few miles away. Things take a romantic twist (of course!) but it was well-done and not off-putting to me like some romantic side plots can be, so I'll definitely keep reading the series. Enjoyable, quick read "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sam | 2/2/2014

    " This has to be my favourite of the series so far. I loved all the cursed cabin stuff and learning more about Cormac's past. In fact, I just loved having Ben and Cormac playing such a big role in this one. I preferred the cabin stuff over the last 100 pages of legal stuff but I still enjoyed it. Apart from that ending. I so didn't want that to happen :( but I'm glad the Midnight Hour is back and I'm curious what will happen to Kitty next. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kristen | 1/25/2014

    " Another fun Kitty book. I do miss that Kitty is taking a vacation from her show, but unfortunately for her, it isn't much of a vacation. Kitty gets involved in drama with Ben and Cormac, and she handles it in true Kitty fashion. I really enjoy this series...as it is a fun escape from reality. I love watching Kitty grow into her lycathropy. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Bridget | 1/17/2014

    " I love the triangle going on! Wonder how it will play out with the guys "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Maureen | 1/17/2014

    " Another fun Kitty book. I like this series. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Wendy | 1/16/2014

    " A Werewolf named Kitty! This book was a very good addition to the series. While it did not keep me up reading it was still a great story. I really enjoyed reading another norville adventure and seeing where she went. I recomend this book for fans of the series! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Judy | 12/21/2013

    " Ok, I give in. I'm still just giving it an "ok", but Kitty has grown on me and I want to find out what happens between her, Ben and Cormac. Looks like I'll be reading more Kitty. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Izzy | 12/20/2013

    " Amazing installment. A love triangle, but a triangle where I like everyone involved, so not so annoying. I loved how Vaughn wove all of the elements of this story together to create a story about three people stuck in a bad situation, trying to make the best of it while real life chugs onward. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Allison | 11/2/2013

    " Another decent Kitty book. Kitty has retreated to the woods after all the Washington DC drama, but it appears that trouble has followed her and the locals aren't too keen to have a werewolf around. Plus Kitty's lawyer gets into a bit of trouble. Another light, enjoyable read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cheryl | 10/13/2013

    " With the tension between Ben, Kitty and Cormac, I thought this was the best book of the series (so far). "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Wendalyn | 1/3/2013

    " I really like the Kitty books. I kind of was rooting for the other guy when she choose one for her love interest. Oh well... I think the one she picked was kind of wimpy imo. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 AnnaBanana | 12/28/2012

    " For me this is the book in the series that hooked me... Best yet n I knew id be reading them all! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Renee | 10/27/2012

    " See review of Kitty and the Midnight Hour. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 EJ MACK | 10/20/2012

    " I don't know how I feel about Ben. I did not think he was for Kitty but I will read the other books and see how it pans out. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jamie | 8/29/2012

    " Still maintaining her realistic plots and settings, I quite enjoyed this book. The ending left me very sad, though. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Erin | 7/21/2012

    " Kitty as an alpha? Having to take care of Ben? Instead of the other way around? I love it!! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kaye | 5/12/2012

    " I am really enjoying this series! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Karen | 2/15/2012

    " Pretty good...like where the characters are going... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Pat Atteberry | 2/10/2012

    " The Kitty series just keeps getting better and better. I think the characters are great and now she is getting a pack. I know there are several more books already out and I am very excited to get into them. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 EJ | 6/14/2011

    " I don't know how I feel about Ben. I did not think he was for Kitty but I will read the other books and see how it pans out. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Colleen | 6/6/2011

    " I like the direction this one in the series is heading! Kitty finally hooks up with a lover! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cindee | 4/22/2011

    " 3rd in the series- very enjoyable. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Adam | 3/18/2011

    " It was great and I have read it for teh Uptenth time. Kitty Learned about other types of Magic and she learned more about her friends . I sugeste to Those That Have not read the series try it out and see what Yall think of it and I am guessing you will Like reading it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Uriah | 3/18/2011

    " Good, but not as compelling as the first two. Hoping the next will carry me along more. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kathy | 3/8/2011

    " It was cute. Poor Kitty can't catch a break. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Emma | 2/25/2011

    " this by far the best of the series so far. i loved all the native american stuff. and im so glad that Kitty has finally got it together with...someone. though it wasnt the someone i expected..... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Riana Elizabeth Spencer | 2/23/2011

    " A little too much whining, angst, & futility in the third book of the series - still a good read, but I hope Vaughn kicks it back into gear for the next installment. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mickey | 2/14/2011

    " A good addition to this series, but so far the most life-changing for the characters. WOW. Didn't see much of that coming. Glad to continue this series. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lokien | 1/29/2011

    " As some one who would like to wright it was cool seeing the process through a characters eyes. "

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About the Author
Author Carrie Vaughn

Carrie Vaughn had the nomadic childhood of the typical Air Force brat, with stops in California, Florida, North Dakota, Maryland, and Colorado. She is the author of the popular Kitty Norville series, and her short stories have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. Carrie holds a masters in English literature and collects hobbies—fencing and sewing are currently high on the list. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.

About the Narrator

Marguerite Gavin is a seasoned theater veteran, a five-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award, and the winner of numerous AudioFile Earphones and Publishers Weekly awards. Marguerite has been an actor, director, and audiobook narrator for her entire professional career. With over four hundred titles to her credit, her narration spans nearly every genre, from nonfiction to mystery, science fiction, fantasy, romance, and children’s fiction. AudioFile magazine says, “Marguerite Gavin…has a sonorous voice, rich and full of emotion.”