Star Wars: Coruscant Nights II – Street of Shadows by Reaves, Michael [28 August ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Editorial Reviews. Review. “FULL OF LIGHTSABER BATTLES, THE JEDI PHILOSOPHY, AND. With the Jedi all but wiped out in the grim aftermath of Order 66, the Empire’s power seems unchecked. But one lone Knight continues to fight the good.

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I kind of wished Reaves had mentioned this a lot sooner like in the first bookbut I wish more that this series really was about a Jedi P. I certainly don’t consider this a terrible book; I adored the subtle changes to Laranth and corscant discussion of droids and their “sentience”.

The author’s continual use of “big” words often distract from flow of story throughout the series. I probably should have given up on this series after dtreet first one, but there was just enough with Darth Vader to keep me hooked. He lives in the Los Angeles area. This book starts off with the funeral of Padme a female Jedi and the Jedi who loved her with all his heart but was the wrong caste to have any kind of a proper relationship is at the funeral he promises vengeance.

They come across a new case when they are encountered by Dejah Duare where she leads the party to her apartment to find her lover, Ves Volettehas been murdered.

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Maybe she’ll be more than two dimensional in the next book, but my hopes are not high, to be frank. A preview of the book was published in Coruscant Nights I: Thought Typho got short shrift. Great characters a must read!!!! Feb 19, Sunknight rated it really liked it.

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Ends up all getting resolved too quickly. Helping him in his investigations are Laranth, a blue skinned Twi’lek female who left the Jedi order to join the Grey Paladins — a militant group of force users who eschew the Jedi dependence on lightsabersthe Sullustan reporter Den Dhur, and the sentient protocol droid I-5YQ. Lost Tribe of the Sith: Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Den–the Sullustan former Holonet reporter, Laranth a Twi-lek Jedi Paladin an offshoot of the Jedi who believe in training in a multitude of weaponsI-Five a self-aware droid, and Rhinann an Elomin who ran from the employment of Darth Vader.


Shadow Hunter is a very good “Star Wars” novel that reads as easily as a comic book Open Preview See a Problem? Paperbackpages. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Actual rating is 3. Customers who nigths this item also bought. The mystery was very so-so and not very interesting at all though who did it makes a nod at the mystery genre cliches and got me laughing! The pacing was way off – Jax arrives at the solution out of nowhere, at the end stteet the book, after floundering around and really doing nothing to put the pieces together, at least not on stage.

A mystery set on Coruscant! Dark Disciple Christie Golden. She was working in the mines when Vader pulled her out of there to work for him. What is interesting is streft Reaves decided to include the destruction of the Caamasi home world, as it is a Caamasi artist that’s murdered.

But when we zhadows see Jax, he’s ac When we last left our hero he was battling for his life, on the run from several plot lines veering wildly in his direction with not a hope in the world of actually fulfilling the jacket’s promise of being a Jedi P.

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Feel that his large vocabulary does not serve the story. It was released on August 26, Pages with missing permanent archival links Articles with an excess of redlinks Real-world articles Star Wars: I’m not one to judge, but I’m betting Typho loses.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. If it was a general sci-fi story set in our worl, that would be fine, but not in a universe as self-contained as SW where the inhabitants clearly do not watch DW.


This has been a great trilogy, although I think the book “Last Jedi” actually makes it 4 now: He does need to eat after all. Jax forgets to feel things in the Force.

We come to the realization that Darth Vader in his current situation is worse off than if he was dead. Reaves has a tendency to become formulaic.

The result is a second chapter in the series that manages to capture a similar tone to its predecesor, but ends up spinning its wheels solving a murder that holds only passing relevance to the story arcs of the novel’s main characters.

He also occasionally helps out those in need in the lower slum sections of Coruscant, for a fee. His most recent case is to solve the murder of a well-known Caamasi artist known as Ves Volette, whose beautiful light sculptures caused controversy due to the not-so-subtle anti-Empire feelings they evoked. Dejah’s OK, I guess.

Most of the characters from the previous novel star in this one. This one was evenly paced with a freakin’ murder mystery on Coruscant. The mystery also was sadows tightly written and employed a deus ex machina device. Except coruscabt find Ves dead which leads to a new investigation by Jax and his team.

This review is also posted on Amazon. I really like the group of characters and the way they interact.

The writing was strret and easy to read, the story was great, and it brough back memories of watching old-school television detectives such as Jessica Fletcher and Columbo. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. As far as Star Wars books go I enjoyed this book.