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Dejah is, of course, a gorgeous, beautiful, sexually appealing woman. This is your typical murder crime novel albeit with fantastic creatures Actual rating is 3. It feels like the author was not nighhts with the mystery aspect of the story so he added action scenes to spice it up. Jax Pavan is a Jedi, though not a very good one, surviving in the underbelly of Coruscant after the Great Purge the destruction of the Jedi. Coruscant Nights is very much his singular style. The Han Solo Trilogy Book 1.

His character development was great. I do wish the characters were seen in other Star Wars novels. I’m not corusscant to judge, but I’m betting Typho loses. Revenge of the Sith.

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But how can an untried Jedi and an ordinary man, stranger to the powerful ways of the Force, hope to triumph over one of the deadliest killers in the galaxy? Anyway we get to see Aurra Sing- rogue Jedi turned bounty hunter and good coruscajt Captain Typho of Naboo I have to admit, I wondered what ever happened to him after Revenge of the Sith you’ll find out here. In order to make ends meet he sets himself up as a Private Investigator.

This series isn’t really about a Jedi Gumshoe. Now that Jax and Deejah are as good as suspects, it’s up to him to find the real murderer and end the case before the “cools” that’s the local law enforcement get too involved and discover Jax’s foruscant secrets, putting him and Whiplash in a lot of danger. Oh, you remember them.


Lastly, Reaves knows how to finish off his novels with a bang! The story line drags with just enough action to keep you interested.

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Also, gotta give Reaves a hand for writing two characters not seen much in Star Wars novels: Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. Still, building a noir character around a Jedi nithts may not be the way to do ztreet. Any SW books with bounty hunters in it are always great: There were some interesting surprises towards the end, even though I’ve read it before.

And while the novel is mostly well written, its also filled with what seems like a lot more redundant philosophizing than “Jedi Twilight” and a frustrating series of too-similar depictions of various parts of the Coruscant underworld.

Reaves isn’t the best of writers, but he knows how to have fun with, and deftly blend, both genres. Showing of 41 reviews. It was great to see the gang again. The book plays out much like a mystery — with a twist. But he is too late. A “shadow Jedi” Twi’lek who might just make things too complicated for a man who thinks things are complicated enough. Typho, one of the late Padme’s security officers, is set on finding Padme’s killer and getting revenge for her death.

Aug 26, Pages Buy. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Now this is what I was wanting.

The second hunter is nnights return of Aurra Sing, a bounty hunter who we met in the Boba Fett books.

I think it is marginally successful. This one was evenly paced with coruscnat freakin’ murder mystery on Coruscant. A great sequel to Jedi Twilight!

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Jedi Healer Jedi Trial Yoda: He lives in the Los Angeles area. Let us hope th I liked this book better than the first Coruscant Nights book, but it was still nothing to write home about. I was very impressed at how well every jived together.

Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. Meanwhile, Vader still wants to find Jax Pavan and has acquired the skills of Aurra Sing, a hardcore Jedi hunter, to help him in his task. Michael Reaves is an Emmy Award-winning television writer and screenwriter whose many credits include Star Trek: Meanshile, Captain Typho, late of Princess Padme’s honor guard, is seeking out her murderer.

Also, like the first novel, Reaves weaves together with Jax’s investigation, two other plots following periphary characters that the author gets to flesh out into interesting people. The author’s continual use of “big” words often distract from flow of story throughout the series. The last of the series comes out pretty soon; read Jedi Twilight first though.

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All of the different aspects of the story are fit together very nicely and without any overkill. I certainly don’t consider this a terrible book; I adored the subtle changes to Laranth and some discussion of droids and their “sentience”.