For Cheyenne Clark, there’s a bad moon on the rise There’s one sound a woman doesn’t want to hear when she’s lost and alone in the Arctic wilderness. Frostbite: A Werewolf Tale is the disappointingly slow story of a woman frostbite Terminally Tepid Werewolf Action. Author: David Wellington. Frostbite (Werewolf Tale, book 1) by David Wellington – book cover, description, publication history.

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When I first read this, I was taken aback by the language–but that is because I had been on a Young Adult binge. Chey thinks she is safe now but this feeling is short-lived when she hears the men talking. While I still prefer the horror way, I accepted the magical way in this book. I found the writing a little repetitive at times and the author’s apparent affinity for the word ‘though’ was very distracting.

The Arctic, whilst beautiful, is just as deadly, and we get to see the hell Chey has to endure. Open Preview See a Problem? I don’t think I’d call it that, it was a thriller, edge of welpington seat thriller with some blood, crunched bones and big teeth. This is a good one and this author gets it right. But is it wrong to kill to eat, to survive? The setting is similar to the real world, but where rrostbite and possibly other supernatural phenomena are rare but known phenomena.

Frostbite (Cheyenne Clark, #1) by David Wellington

They are two halves of a whole, the wolf hating humanity with its very core. You dont have to only I love Wellington. They have elements of the dire wolfincluding unusually wicked teeth. I actually discovered Frostbite: While Wellington has stated that the world is not the same as that of his Monster Trilogy or Thirteen Bulletsthere is at least some connection in the form of the recurring character Bannerman Clarkewho was a main character but presumably killed in Monster Nation.

Occasionally he would lick her face, her ears, to wake her up, to keep her from fading out of existence altogether. Please don’t read it. By about two-thirds of the way through, I was done reading all the back-story and I ended up just skimming anything that wasn’t action or dialogue.


After a failed attempt to kill Powell, Chey is left in the care of her backers, and used as bait to lure Powell while her own future at their hands remains questionable. He ripped open her guts and they spilled with a rank smell across the broken road surface. Chey and Powell both have interesting backgrounds and as Chey’s story unfolds, everything builds to a very exciting climax and an ending that was satisfying and had me wanting to read book two. Frostbite by David Wellington 43 59 Aug 05, Burton rated it liked it.

But that’s just personal pre This was actually the second time that I’ve read this one, and I like led it much better the second time around. Who was killed years before by a Lycanthropic Werewolf so violently in front of her eyes as a small child!

Pages to import images to Wikidata. This was an interesting tale, full of action. Lists with This Book. Not sure about that, just surmising of how it would’ve changed the story around a bit.

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There wasn’t anything here that made me say, “Oh wow! Refresh and try again. So very good indeed! These lycanthropes davdi not slavering monsters but rather very large wolves, dire wolves.

The other characters were well written; Powell coming off as lonely and an old soul davic Dzo As night falls, the chilling howl of starving wolves fills the air and Cheyenne, terrified, is driven up a tree. It’s still interesting, but the time away from the lore does tend to drag on. After their meeting, it is revealed that Chey has secretly we,lington looking for the werewolf, and is working with outside parties who want him removed.

The book was solid, though. A lone woman, trekking through the desolation of the pre-Arctic forest is driven by need yet abandoned in fear — some mysterious mission half completed.


Nov 06, Olivia R.

Cheyenne is just not a character I can get excited about. Throw in the duality of the human versus the wolf in each shapeshifters core, where the Human fears the Wolf, and the Wolf hates and hungers for the flesh of the Human, and the story gets deeper still. This has been tragically tattooed to her brain all her life.

Frostbite: A Werewolf Tale

The narrator didn’t feel like he wanted to be there descriptions were matter-of-fact and staccato, or bogged down eavid unnecessary frillsChey was completely uninteresting all I know about her from that opening is she loves cereal bars, dvaid Timberlands, and keeps almost cryingand I couldn’t even slog through to the fifth chapter like I wanted to, to give it a chance to get good.

I wanted to, but I didn’t. However, I did have one issue.

Not your typical lycanthropy tale. What of the monstrosity Powell was building of human skin and the possibility that her father was a part wellinghon this mechanism? The repitition which I suspect Wellington intended to parallel Wellingtno transition from woman to beast and to reinforce the primal, animalistic side of her dabid mos Holy sentence fragments and comma splices Batman!

If you do see Powell, will you give him a message for me? The idea of coming to forgiveness and redemption and how we cannot entirely let things go is a strong current through the sequel as is the breathless, fast-paced action and the incorporation of mythology and Native American representations of animal spirts.

Chey is soon attacked by a werewolf it is indicated to the reader that the creature is obviously not a normal wolfbut survives with only a scratch, which is enough to curse her with lycanthropy.