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I did enjoy the mystery pretty well, and the real draw of this series is the main characters who the author has followed through several books. Nov 24, Scott Stewart rated it liked it Shelves: Street of Shadows does a better job of street like a mystery novel than Jedi Twilight.

I didn’t hate it, but I felt that it lacked something, that final quality that could have made it a sure thing for me. The books show some progression in character, but I understand that the books aren’t intended to shadow a series as much as a series of standalone novels featuring the same characters. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

Star Wars: Coruscant Nights II – Street of Shadows

It’s all a front for Jax’s real involvement in Whiplash and one he uses to fool the first officer on scene. Author Michael Reaves more than made up for this with a dynamic plot that was driven by interesting characterizations.

Jun 11, Mike Pritchard rated it liked it. Star Wars Legends novels — There are no clues ahead of the reveal for readers to try to guess who did it, so even as a mystery it’s not fulfilling. This is what is supposed to be a noir trilogy, so to speak, and deals with a Jedi named Jax that survived Order 66 albeit just becoming a Jedi when the order was sent out and his comrades that help him solve mysteries in the lower levels of Coruscant.


East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. So it therefore follows that not every story is one of galactic importance. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. This review via The Rebel Librarian. But overall, these books are fun, easy, quick reads. No trivia or quizzes yet. I started liking the secondary characters better, but still couldn’t care less about Jax Pavan. Ruin Agents of Chaos I: All of the different aspects of the story are fit together very nicely and without any overkill.

MedStar novels and Star Wars: I love the Star Wars universe outside the movies, but this series hasn’t done much to flesh out the Star Wars universe after the prequel trilogy. This is probably a minor point, but I got tired of hearing how unique I-Five was.

I liked this book better than the first Coruscant Nights book, but it was still nothing to write home about. Jedi Healer Jedi Trial Yoda: Saboteur” by James Luceno, previously available in e-book format only! Read the book to find out how all of these plots tie into together and are resolved.

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The Best Books of I usually finish Star Wars novels in a week or so, often staying up late to finish them; it took me a few weeks to get through this one.

He bests Aurra Sing, who was hired by Vader to find Jax; that was an odd scene. Michael Coruscaant is distinguished from his fellow Star Wars authors by three things: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. And the solution itself seems plucked out of thin air, bourn on the shoulders of a deus ex machina just in the nick of time.


I never thought that he could have hsadows for Padme… In the expanded universe anything could happen… The scene where Typho confronted Darth Vader was just breathtaking.

What intrigued me about corusccant Coruscant Nights series was the worthy idea of setting a film noir-style story there. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Feb 19, Sunknight rated it really liked it.

There is a side story with Captain Typho that is inexplicable, the bounty hunter Aurra Sing after Jax and then the main story that is less Star Wars and Colombo. Star Wars Nighs Star Wars: If you are looking for a book in this universe that is outside the box this book is that book.

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Set up a giveaway. I certainly don’t consider this a terrible book; I adored the subtle changes to Laranth and some discussion of droids and their “sentience”.

Showing of 41 reviews. It’s like Laranth’s feelings mean nothing to him, and he’s just glad to indulge himself. June 28, Sold by: