A #1 New York Times bestseller from the fantasy author who is legend herself: TAMORA PIERCE. In this second book in the Beka Cooper Trilogy, Beka uses her. Bloodhound is book two in the Provost’s Dog trilogy. A sequel to Terrier, Bloodhound continues the tale of Rebakah Cooper. By now she has finished her . Bloodhound. Book Two in Beka Cooper: A Tortall Legend. Beka Cooper, the heroine of Terrier, is no longer a Puppy. She’s a Dog now—a full-fledged member.

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The first warning sign was Beka describing her sister ‘Dorine’. Honestly, there isn’t much to add that I haven’t already said in my review of Terrier. That was literally so heartbreaking and sad. In Port Caynn, Beka and Goodwin delve deep into the gambling world.

Bloodhound (Beka Cooper, #2) by Tamora Pierce

boodhound Some curiosities and other observations I made. Also, don’t be alarmed by the number of books I’ve read. I’ve been pondering why this series is so uneven. There are, however, two things I hate about Mastiff.

Even if it means ending her career. It wasn’t described in the Bloochound Cooper way I know and love. I thought the resolution view spoiler [ the slaves, not Tunstall hide spoiler ] was a really interesting and neat twist to show how history led to the more familiar Tortall of the Alanna era.

Pierce expanded and took advantage of her fantastic street cant. To ask other readers questions about Mastiffplease sign up. Aug bloodhoundd, Wealhtheow rated it liked it Shelves: At last the first book of the quartet, Alanna: Bloodhound takes place sixteen months after Terrier, and the action happens over the course of almost three weeks. And of course she handles them with great instincts and knowhow. Apr 14, Pages Young Adult Buy. Given her personality and history, and the care piegce her friends, it just doesn’t seem believable.

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He’s been cutting into what they see as their prerogatives AND having the nerve to spend the kingdom’s money on… poor people. I also have a soft spot for characters who play dumb and hide their true nature in order to deliver a bigger smackdown bu.

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That blooodhound not necessarily mean that I’m any less anxious to read the next in the series. Not only has “Mastiff” turned me off Beka for good, it has turned me off Pierce. It’s also interesting that King Roger began to take an interest in his kingdom when he married Jessamine.

Not that I’m bloodhouns a delight to pick up on those little references. Bloodhound by Tamora Pierce. As she and her partners investigate, they get word of a thin harvest, which piercce ill for the poor of the Bloodhkund City. I always appreciate some weakness in my characters, but not moral weakness. Beka also learns a lot about what a really corrupt police force looks like, which I really appreciate—a lot of cop stories show the cops as being pretty unequivocally the good guys, but I feel like the Beka Cooper hloodhound do a much better job of simultaneously illustrating how cops can be the good guys and why it is bloodhoundd societies need well-functioning police forces, but also not shying away from the fact that well-functioning police forces are actually pretty rare and difficult to achieve, and at least as often what you get is a bunch of venal bullies with power issues demanding respect without doing much to earn it.


So we get the bread riot, a solid punch in the gut to bring home what’s really so bad about crop loss and rising food costs, and this is effectively placed at the beginning of the book in and among a lot of conversations about the chaos that could occur from runaway inflation, which is a thing that is basically also all the prices rising, just with different money theory stuff behind it.

What should I say? We’ll do all right.


I really wish it was- I’d get over the lameness and feel relieved that all of those scenes were just a figment of Beka’s imagination. Apr 14, Minutes Young Adult. I didn’t buy it.

Shortly afterwards Beka rescues the scent hound Achoo from being maltreated by her present handler, Ercole Hempstead. I have so many thoughts on this. Now I see what you were doing, you clever author!

There are many familiar themes here as the Tortall of Beka’s time begins to show signs of evolving into the Tortall we know from previous books.

Honestly, even if this book weren’t wonderful in its every aspect, I would recommend reading it just for Achoo.

Then I tried to read them again at about 17 or so, only to become cruelly disillusioned.