Bestseller In Shining Armor By Elliott James am Book An army brat and gypsy scholar ELLIOTT JAMES is currently living in the blueridge mountains of southwest Virginia An avid re
Bestseller In Shining Armor By Elliott James am Book An army brat and gypsy scholar, ELLIOTT JAMES is currently living in the blueridge mountains of southwest Virginia An avid reader since the age of three or that s what his family swears anyhow , he has an abiding interest in mythology, martial arts, live music, hiking, and used bookstores.. This fairy godmother s got claws When someone kidnaps the last surviving descendant of the Grandmaster of the Knights Templar, it s bad news When the baby is the key to the tenuous alliance between a large werewolf pack and the knights, it s even worse news They re at each other s throats before they ve even begun to look for baby Constance But whoever kidnappedThis fairy godmother s got claws When someone kidnaps the last surviving descendant of the Grandmaster of the Knights Templar, it s bad news When the baby is the key to the tenuous alliance between a large werewolf pack and the knights, it s even worse news They re at each other s throats before they ve even begun to look for baby Constance But whoever kidnapped Constance didn t count on one thing she s also the goddaughter of John Charming Modern day descendant of a long line of famous dragon slayers, witch finders, and wrong righters John may not have any experience being a parent, but someone is about to find out that he can be one mean motherIN SHINING ARMOR is the fourth novel in a series which gives a new twist to the Prince Charming tale The first three novels are Charming, Daring, Fearless.. Good Book In Shining Armor John Charming is, well pretty charming. I like his attitude, snark and I really enjoy the dialogue in the books. I enjoy the romantic interest Sig and how it took a little time for them to get to the together part of them. The only thing the reduces my enjoyment of this series is the amount of fighting. I hate to say it because it totally makes me sound all girly but there is a lot of fighting in this book and sometimes that is just boring to me that is really the only reason that this is more of a 3.5 read then a 4.5 read in my opinion.I used to watch Burn Notice and I really liked that way that as something actiony (totally a word) was happening the MC Michael would explain to you the viewer that during a car chase it isn’t about going fast it is about maneuveringor When faced with superior force, you can do two things. You can retreat quietly, or you can attack with as much fanfare as possible.John does this really well throughout this series with fighting or just trash talking the other guy or buying time. I like this part of the narrative and usually laugh at many of the things that he lets the reader know.Sig and John are really fun together. She keeps him on his toes and even when they argue it is entertaining.“That’s the problem with arguing with Sig. We start at point A and then go straight to step thirteen and wind up in phase orange and then, you know, we’re in the linen aisle looking for windshield wipers…”They have this kinda light and bantery relationship that I like and even when Sig is mad at John she is still there in the middle of everything with him tabling their disagreement for later. I like Sig for the most part and John has made her life a bit interesting.“Ever since I started hanging around you, it's more like 'Oh, look, something messed up is going on. Let's poke it And see what happens. Wow, it's even bigger and more messed-up than it looked like. Let's poke it again. Oh my God, where did those giant flaming woodchucks come from?”But then there is all the other stuff going on too. John not only is a Knight Templare tasked with saving the world from the supernatural bad guys and even from knowing about the supernatural at all. He is also a werewolf and so he has some divided loyalties trying to figure out how he is supposed to be both things. Add on to the he has his own Scooby-doo squad of friends and associates that include a Valkery, Super Witch, Naga, ex-Military kill everything guy and someone just on this side of being a vampire (it’s complicated) and you have a lot of things going on.For some reason I always laugh and really enjoy this series while I’ reading it but sometimes it is hard for me to put all the supernatural pieces together. I always enjoy the ride but the journey is sometimes a blur and then we are at the end. Still this is one of the male main character UFs that I continue to read on in probably because I enjoy the dialogue and the premise so much. It is always interesting to say the least but I continually rate each book as only about 3.5 stars. *shrugs* I do what I want. Great interpretation of lore and melding of the different creatures from so many different lores into one series. I think I continue reading just to see what crazy things Elliot James will come up with next.