Burn Bright (Alpha & Omega, #5) by Patricia Briggs

Burn Bright (Alpha & Omega, #5)

They are the wild and the broken. The werewolves too damaged to live safely among their own kind. For their own good, they have been exiled to the outskirts of Aspen Creek, Montana. Close enough to the Marrok’s pack to have its support; far enough away to not cause any harm.With their Alpha out of the country, Charles and Anna are on call when an SOS comes in from the fae mate of one such wildling. Heading into the mountainous wilderness, they ...

Details Burn Bright (Alpha & Omega, #5)

TitleBurn Bright (Alpha & Omega, #5)
Release DateMar 6th, 2018
GenreFantasy, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance, Shapeshifters, Favorites, Werewolves

Reviews Burn Bright (Alpha & Omega, #5)

  • Angela
    (ETA5: More character inconsistencies)(ETA4: Update to rating, in light of "the conversation")(ETA3: One more, very telling, quote from Silence Fallen regarding "the conversation")(ETA2: Adding to the spoiler section. Some quotes from characters (who I would also expect to know) in other books regarding the subject of that spoiler conversation)(ETA: Rating this was hard. I greatly enjoyed the book, but the spoiler section - no matter how small an...
  • Lila
    When you are following characters through the course of several books and you are emotionally invested in their fate, there is a reasonable expectation, even wish for the author to has some end game for them planned and a satisfying conclusion fleshed out, right? I am like this with Kate Daniels and Dresden. I want them to end on a good note.But this isn't the case for me when it comes to Patty Briggs.I want her to keep writing books in her share...
  • Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽
    On sale now, as of March 6, 2018! A solid and enthusiastic four stars. Full review first posted on Fantasy Literature.Burn Bright is the fifth and latest novel in Patricia Briggs’ ALPHA AND OMEGA urban fantasy series … actually, it’s more mountainous wilderness fantasy, but it does involve werewolves and witches living amongst humans. Burn Bright, though it has different main characters, also intertwines nicely with the main MERCY THOMPSON ...
  • Jilly
    Me trying to figure shit out: Well, okay, I thought it was an okayish book, except for that one conversation that I highlighted because What the Fuck???? So, if I just ignore that conversation....... ugh, I can't! Because if Charles KNEW.... and said others KNEW... it changes the entire Mercy Thompson/Alpha Omega world.So, I'm frustrated! Not only do I HAVE to 1-star this book, but I HAVE to write a serious review as to why. You guys know how muc...
  • katwiththehat
    Rating in light of "The Conversation" I have been the biggest Patricia Briggs fan forever, so I was honestly pretty shocked by this most recent book in the Mercy Thompson/Alpha Omega world. There were some massive revelations about Bran and Mercy that felt extremely unsavory.(view spoiler)[ Apparently all along, Bran has wanted Mercy romantically. "Been funny" about her, according to Charles and Anna. So funny that Anna remarks that if Charles we...
  • Jessica ❁ ➳ Silverbow ➳ ❁ Rabid Reads
    Reviewed by: Rabid ReadsHOO boy.DEAD HEAT, the last book from the Anna and Charles portion of the MERCY THOMPSON universe, is probably my least favorite book in the combined series, so despite my slight preference for the ALPHA & OMEGA characters, I was a bit leery of BURN BRIGHT . . . And by "leery" I mean that I hesitated for a whole five seconds before accepting an ARC. I love Bran. I love everything about the concept of the Marrock. I love th...
  • Niki Hawkes - The Obsessive Bookseller
    [3.5/5 stars] As Patricia Briggs is one of my favorite urban fantasy writers, I love that I have a new release from her to look forward to every year. Reading her books always feels like cuddling up with a warm fuzzy blanket when it’s snowing outside. Burn Bright was a nice installment in the Alpha & Omega series. Perhaps not quite as strong as the last couple of books, but still loads of fun all the same.The positives were abundant: an interes...
  • ♥Rachel♥
    Charles and Anna are holding down the fort in Aspen Creek, while Bran, the Marrok is off on vacation. The story takes off quickly when one of the “wildling’s” (old wolves that are no longer safe to associate around Pack on a regular basis) mate calls for help. Anna and Charles go to investigate and find a lot more than they bargained for. There’s a lethal threat, assisted by a traitor in the Pack, and Anna and Charles must figure out if t...
  • Obsidian
    Spoilers for those who have not read previous books in Alpha and Omega and the Mercy Thompson series to this point. So I thought about this one all night long and realized that I honestly can't give this story in the Alpha & Omega series more than 1 star. The main reasons was the total retcon regarding Bran and Mercy that had me looking at the whole series in a new light (not in a good way), the information dumps galore we get regarding the Wildi...
  • Carole (Carole's Random Life in Books)
    This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life in Books.This book was amazingly good! I honestly loved every page of this story. It should probably come as no surprise to anyone who follows my reviews that I am a huge fan of Patricia Briggs. I was incredibly excited to get my hands on this book and went into it with really high expectations. This book exceeded every one of those expectations. Charles and Anna are back at home with the Marr...
  • Steven
    Thanks to Netgalley and Berkley for providing me with a copy in exchange for an honest review.Patricia Briggs is one of my favorite authors. She consistently produces top-notch books, both in her Mercy Thompson series and in this one, the Alpha & Omega series, which is a spinoff of Mercy's stories and intertwines back and forth.This novel picks up right around the events of the most recent Mercy book, Silence Fallen, and follows Charles and Anna ...
  • Beth
    TOUR GIVEAWAY Click to Enter:Tome Tender Book Blog Giveaway1 Winner of a Mass Market copy ofCRY WOLFby Patricia BriggsBook 1 in the Alpha and Omega SeriesGiveaway Runs Feb. 2 - March 6, 2018Winners must have USA Mailing Address Only Bran has left the pack to Charles while he heads to Europe to deal with an emergency with Mercy. Once that emergency is over Bran extends his absence from the pack by stating he is going to visit Samuel leaving Charl...
  • Dani C. (Paulette's Papers)
    I don’t read a lot of urban fantasy, but I do read everything that Patricia Briggs writes. After I read the first book in the Alpha and Omega series I was hooked, and Patricia Briggs became one of my favorite authors. Each of her books are a treat to read and enjoy. As soon as a new book comes out I make sure that the kids are in bed and I have no plans for the next day. Because I know I will be up all night until I read that last page…The Al...
  • Kira
    I'll put this as nicely as I can: WTF!? I will never be able to look at Bran the same way again. This new revelation which is abhorrent made me think even more about his character. He may be physically strong, have lots of magic, and be a good leader, but he's a pathetic man. The thing Anna alluded to about him and (view spoiler)[Mercy (hide spoiler)] is wrong on so many levels. More importantly it makes no sense in context with the rest of the s...
  • Yodamom
    Charles and Anna are left as heads of the pack while Bran is off on a vacation to Africa, without this mate. Yeh it something is weird, but I'll not tell you what. So Charles if left with his mate and Leah. with all their issues and snipping at each other. Talk about a rock and a hard place, ouch. I know you're thinking poor Charles, hah ! those were the easy times. There are some wolves who live on the edge, the windings, bare sane if at all, th...
  • Holly
    This spin off series is not as "fun" as the Mercy-centric series (because Mercy is the best), but I still find myself reading these. Partially because they sometimes give us more insight into Bran, who has always piqued my interest. And man, did this book deliver on the Bran front even though he barely even directly appears in this book. When you get to the part where Anna reveals a very interesting insight she has about Bran, you'll know what I ...
  • Mlpmom (Book Reviewer)
    4.5 Stars!Oh how I have missed Charles and Anna!I love this series and the very fact that it coincides with my beloved Mercy Thompson series just makes it all the better. I loved being immersed back into this world and more importantly getting to see Charles and Anna together again. The bond and relationship they have it amazing and the love and understanding between them even more so. I love that they make each other stronger and while they want...
  • Ian
    There are some great ideas in this book.There are some great characters in this book. Unfortunately they take a back seat to Charles and Anna. Don't get me wrong, I like Charles and Anna. They're great characters. I've enjoyed their story. But maybe it's time to move on. Explore some different characters. If this book centred on Leah, Bran's wife / mate and the wildlings, I'm pretty sure it would have been a 5 Star book.
  • Corina☞BookTwinsReviews
    Fantastic book, enthralling and captivating from beginning to end. Full review to come...For more of my reviews:My Blog: Book Twins ReviewsFacebook Blog PageTwitterSubscribe to Blog
  • Cathy (cathepsut)
    Very early in the book there is a brief conversation between Charles and Anna, that upset some of my goodreads friends quite a bit. It might cause them to stop reading this series and also Mercy Thompson. I was surprised when I read that conversation, mulled it over a little, but was not massively perturbed by it. It might or might not be a plot bunny for later books, we shall see. Unfortunately the comment thread of that review had spoiled me by...
  • RachelW (BamaGal)
    3.5 Stars. I would like to say that I loved this book, but I didn’t…not quite. It had all the right ingredients – Bran’s wildlings, pack issues, favorite characters, and an intriguing mystery. There was even a side to Leah not seen before. Unfortunately, it was slow going. It was interesting, the investigation into the difficulties the wildlings were having and the pack issues that had risen; but it meandered along too leisurely for my ta...
  • Maria Dimitrova
    4th time's the charm apparently :) 3 times I tried to write this review and got interrupted by real life. thankfully I took notes, something I rarely do. It's really difficult to review this book. Or rather it's difficult to review one particular scene that at first glance changes everything one knows about this world. Warning untagged spoilers ahead!!!As most other people I was shocked and a bit enraged at the implication that Bran has more than...
  • Lena
    "I know who the traitor is..." Patricia Briggs has done it again! I cling to every sentence as she fleshes out secondary characters, I am dying for them to have books of their own.With Briggs you never lack for action or keeps-you-guessing plot. There’s a long term traitor in the pack, let the hunt begin!I docked one star for all the damn Mercy Mercy Mercy at the beginning of the book. I’m so over Mercy.(view spoiler)[Oh Asil... Really happ...
  • Justine
    I really liked this installment. Getting a story that centred on the Wildlings and also gave more insight into Leah was fabulous.
  • KatieV
    Soooo behind on reviews this year. Damn work. Why can’t I get paid to ramble about books?A niggle about the audio, a brief synopsis, and some spoilerish musings.It's been a few years since one of these books was released and apparently Holter Graham did not remember/review his previous work in the series. Some of the voices changed. For instance, Cry Wolf made it clear that Tag spoke with a generic American accent although he was very old and p...