I'm of two minds about this book. I love Oberon, he's the best thing about this series so far. LOL. Atticus' relationship with the widow and williness to put himself between humans and danger are both points in his favor. However, his black-and-white view of the witches seems unreasonable. Maybe, we don't have enought backstory yet, but still... Overall some of the secondary characters are given short shrift and come across as one-dimensional. I will still be reading book 3, to look in on the dog if nothing else.