Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Grade 7 Up—Fans of Pierce’s medieval Bloodhound: The Legend of Beka Cooper #2 by [Pierce, Tamora]. A sequel to Terrier, Bloodhound continues the tale of Rebakah Cooper. Shortly afterwards Beka rescues the scent hound Achoo from being maltreated by her. Second book in fantasy series is more mature than first. Read Common Sense Media’s Bloodhound: Beka Cooper, Book 2 review, age rating, and parents guide .

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See how we rate. Unmarried characters including Beka and her fiance sleep together, and there’s a good amount of flirting and kissing as well.

She goes to Sir Lionel of Trebond, the Deputy Provost, but Sir Lionel’s fear of Pearl who had previously threatened his family prevents him from acting. I need to manage my expectations, I suppose. Mays Do you mean a fourth book?

He got Slapper killed!!! But she seems to have bad luck with her partners as the last one, the fourth, just asked for a reassignment. You know early on who is doing what and bloodhoound reason given of why they did it in my opinion was weak.

And there’s a rather heartbreaking bit about one of the Cage dogs in particular, how she left the street beat and became a Cage dog that’s the professional torturers, basically for the sake of her kids, in order to stay safe so she could raise them without worrying that she was going to die, but the job has inured her to enacting violence upon the helpless so much that she’s started hitting her kids.

I hope that whatever Pounce was doing in this book is revealed in the next. However, unlike Terrier, I have only read Bloodhound once before, and that was perhaps two years ago.

In this book, she travels to Port Caynn to investigate a silver coin counterfeiting ring and faces many obstacles as she tries to root out and stop the crime. Is it OK for kids to read books outside their reading levels? So I wasn’t surprised when one of the characters in the book was gay.


Bloodhound was eventually scheduled for publication on April 28, bloodhkund, but because of blloodhound vacancy in Barnes and Noble’s publication bloodhpund it was moved forward two weeks, being finally released on April 14, [7]. Bloodhound is one long hunt to resolve the issue of coles being filtered into the money stream, which are raising the prices of food and causing civil panic.

Books by Tamora Pierce. Her cast of supporting characters is lively, and her descriptions of the Port Caynn docks, gambling dens, and eating houses are alternately gritty and fun.

Bloodhound (Beka Cooper) : Tamora Pierce :

Law and Order meets Tortall Fantasy. This is another case where a non-Beka viewpoint might have been useful. None bloohound it includes words that are considered “bad” to us, but they’re clear stand-ins for curses we all know. I still wish for poor Achoo’s previous handler s deaths. I started writing bloodohund in 6th grade. I don’t want to spill anything about the plot here to fans that are cooprr awaiting the release in April, just know it’s worth the wait and I’ll definitely be out there buying this on release day so I can re-read it!

All signs point to Port Caynn as the source and Beka along with Goodwin ship off to a new District to find the source of the coles. Silsbee eventually dumps her as a partner, and she is partnered with Clara Goodwin and Matthias Tunstall, her former trainers.

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After the riots, it’s found that the counterfeit coins are being brought in by gamblers from Port Caynn and the Port Caynn Dogs don’t seem to be doing anything about it. There were many twists and turns that had completely escaped my memory. I found it a bit strange that Beka didn’t start using ocoper pronouns after learning this. I still hold firm to the belief that Tamora Pierce is flawless. Thank you for your support. Mar 28, Roxanne Hsu Feldman rated it liked it Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


Most books with such a formidable length have a tendency to drag, and I often think that significant portion could’ve been cut without harming the story. She’s a Dog now – a full-fledged member of the Provost’s Guard, which keeps the peace in Corus’s streets. Bloochound magic certainly has a role in the story Beka can talk to ghosts carried by pigeons, as well as pick up snippets of conversation from small whirlwindsit’s far less central than in Pierce’s other books.

Prostitutes and general tarts are bloodhoudn ‘doxies’. Luckily, Beka’s being unthinkingly groped by Dale is only part of what she spends her time in Port Caynn doing. Her partner, Goodwin, is another positive female character.

Common Sense is a nonprofit organization. And their motives are Also like Terrierthe book is told through first-person journal entries. How old is your kid? Journal op-eds about how those lazy peasants are so meeean and ungrateful these days, just because we crashed the entire world economy to the ground, like that has anything to do with someone being unemployed or losing their house, where do they get these crazy Communist ideas?

This is why I enjoy letting books sit for a while before picking them up again; the story seems a little new when you can’t quite remember it. So I like that Beka is not automagically on the same page as everyone else just by existing.