AWW! Look at these Black Footed Kittens at the Philadelphia Zoo~!


Philadelphia Zoo black footed cats Soo cute! I am not doing reviews right now, too busy, but I saw this and couldn’t resist sharing. Back soon to reviews!

The kittens were born to mom Aza on April 8. The two boys are named Drogon and Viserion, and their sister is Rhaegal. They’re the first of the small African wild cat species to be born at the zoo.

And while we are being cute and adorable, here are a few of the babies born to zoos in 2014. To see more, click here!

Clouded leopard cubs Houston zoo

MOM!!! She has her back claws in my privates!!

baby pygmy hippo Parken Zoo

Olivia, better known as “Michelin Man” born at the Parken Zoo in Sweden.

OKC zoo gorilla baby

Western Lowland Gorilla born at the Oklahoma City Zoo.


Southern white rhino born at The Wilds

An increasingly rare white rhino born at The Wilds in Ohio.

clouded leopard Cotswold

Nimbus, Clouded Leopard Cub. Can you believe people slaughter these wondrous creatures for their coats?

Tapir at the Chester Zoo

So that is what a Brazilian Tapir looks like! This is Zatharis

Jackson the okapi calf

For some reason, I always want to search out the Okapi first when I visit the San Diego Zoo. Cute, huh?

Review: A Beautiful Blue Death by Charles Finch #VictorianCozy


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A Beautiful Blue Death (Charles Lenox Mysteries, #1)1865. While the US is enjoying the end of the Civil War, in London the Liberals take over Parliament in the form of Lord Palmerston, who died that same year leaving Lord John Russell as Prime Minister. And Lady Jane Grey has sent a note to her platonic love, Charles Lenox.


Would you come over before supper, perhaps at a little past six o’clock? Something has happened. Do come, Charles.
Yours, faithfully,

What follows is a tale of mystery, politics, society and the upper-crust formality for which the Victorian period is so well known. Lenox is no Lord Peter Whimsey – he is much more reserved, his intelligence sharp, but quieter and more reserved.

This is very much a “Victorian Cozy” mystery, with interesting characters and a landscape that pulls you into the sights, scents and sounds of Victorian London. Honestly, I requested the book by mistake, as I wouldn’t normally read a historical (it simply isn’t my genre) but I still enjoyed it.

I received this book from Netgalley in exchange for a realistic review. All thoughts are my own.

Review: The Time Garden by Daria Song #AdultColoringBook #Fantasy


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“Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.” – Ashley Smith

Joy and beauty. Two things we miss most in this hurry-hurry world of ours. The sound of wind through the trees. The sight of a field of flowers. The scent, and taste, of chocolate chip cookies straight out of the oven. Joy.

I felt a bit of that joy when I received Daria Song’s “The Time Garden.” Printed in a large format on beautiful paper, the cover pictures an ancient tree, dropping copper and gold blooms through the sky. The shimmer immediately caught my eye and made me smile. Flipping through the pages, I immediately thought of the excesses of the Victorian times – pattern and design just this side of overwhelming, and yet balanced and flowing in line. And there is a rather sneaky Steampunk Vibe as well – clocks, gears and engines scattered about like secret whispers in the wind.

Artful references to opera (Ouvre Ton Coeur by Georges Bizet), a trip to the Salle du rêve (the dream room). The wisdom of the owl, juxtaposed with the transience of the Sakura, the Japanese Cherry Blossom. The movement and pure merriment of the Ghirardelli Cable Car, the Pier 39 Carousel. And when is the last time you browsed an antiquarian book store? How I miss Borderlands Science Fiction Bookstore in San Francisco . . . how I miss San Francisco!

This ‘coloring book’ is so much more than that. As an adult, I love colour, and this gorgeous format, the story of a little girl and her miraculous journey, is so amazing. Drawn in meticulous detail, it is such a joy to flip through, searching for the tiny messages and beautiful storyline. I haven’t started playing with it yet, but it is very high quality paper, and I think I will try it with coloured inks? The frontispiece will be the perfect place to try out colour before I begin, but for now just turning pages is relaxing.

“Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.” – Greg Anderson

I received this book from Penguin books and in exchange for a realistic review. All thoughts are my own, though, and I really do find it to be amazing!

Review – BSI: Bureau of Supernatural Investigation by C. J. Pinard #DNF


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BSI: Bureau of Supernatural Investigation (An Enchanted Immortals Novella)I was so excited to get BSI for free on Amazon. I love “Supernatural Cop” stories, and this sounded right up my alley. Sadly, I was disappointed. The editing of the book is horrendous. It is filled with misused words, bad punctuation, and every other sort of editorial and writing mishap I can think of. It is curious that books this badly edited are still gaining five-star ratings? I see the author has several books out on the market, so possibly it is the “Gray” conundrum – a book or author is popular with a group and suddenly they can do no wrong? I would hate to think that readers these days are so inured to bad writing that they simply overlook the fact that books are poorly written and edited. That reflects poorly on readers and writers everywhere. I find it difficult to believe that writers simply don’t care about the quality of their work, but I am sadly led to believe that this is the case based on clear evidence from the number of sloppy presentations I have been subjected to over the last months.

Oh, and BTW? Fingerprinting was being used in 1858. Sir William Herschel, the British Administrator in District of India, began requiring both fingerprints and signatures on contracts. In 1891 Juan Vucatich of the Argentinean Police Force began using fingerprints for identification of criminals. In 1892, Sir Francis Galton published the first book on fingerprint analysis, setting up a system that was known for the next century as “The Galton System.” These are just a few of the highlights of the history of fingerprinting as a criminalistics tool. It wasn’t something “New” in 1946. If you are going to write about technical issues, please do your research?

This book had potential, but to my great disappointment it was not realized and I finally gave up and DNF.

Review – Down: Pinhole By Glenn Cooper #ScienceFiction #Science #FantasyAdventure


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Down: Pinhole“I am tired and sick of war. Its glory is all moonshine. It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, for vengeance, for desolation. War is hell.” – William Tecumseh Sherman

“What’s interesting about science is that we’re constantly discovering new things about the universe, about ourselves, about our bodies, about diseases, about the possibilities of the future. It’s amazing. Science is one of the coolest things about being a human being – without a doubt.” – Joe Rogan

Science as war. The scientists vs. the politicians. The scientists vs. the money-grubbers and the illiterate, the vain and the religious. Science has so many battles to fight. And what makes it worse? When politicians are put in charge of science. That, my dears, is war on a global scale. Because those politicians? They are looking for the glory – not for the safety of the scientists. Or even of the world.

The graviton is the prize. The fate of the world may be the cost when a politician trying to hold his position decides that, safety be damned, it is full-bore thirty TeV, the maximum capacity of the Massive Anglo-American Collider, on it’s very first shot at finding the graviton particle. Let’s not listen to Dr. Emily Loughty, the scientific specialist in charge of the multi-billion dollar project. Nope. Full speed ahead and damn the torpedoes, there is political gain to be had!

That’s what happens in Down: Pinhole. Henry Quint, director-general of MAAC, in order to gain political clout and keep his job as head of the project, has forced Emily’s second in command to push the collider past the twenty TeV cyclic rate all the way up to thirty – two years ahead of schedule. In one fell swoop, he had thrown safety out the window for the sake of politics.

When the MAAC hits thirty, Emily disappears. Poof, between one nanosecond and the next, she is gone, and a wild man is standing in her place. A man who crashes his way out of the facility, kidnapping and murdering a woman, then going on a rampage of terror across Dartford. And in order to get Emily back, the man has to be tracked down and brought back to the same spot Emily disappeared from. The biggest problem? The man, Brandon Woodbourne, was born 15 November, 1915. He was hung by the neck until dead on the eighth of April, 1949.

“The gates of hell are open night and day;
Smooth the descent, and easy is the way:
But to return, and view the cheerful skies,
In this the task and mighty labor lies.” – Virgil, Aeneid

If Woodbourne is here, then Emily is there, wherever “there” is. And to save her, John Camp, head of Security for the project and Emily’s estranged lover, must travel between space and time in order to find her and bring her back.

What happens next is an amazing tale, dark and brutal, and yet absolutely fascinating, weird and twisted. It was amazing to read about how a collider works. I mean, really think about it. It works using forty thousand tons of liquid nitrogen that cools five hundred tons of helium down to -268.7C. The twenty-five thousand magnets take the temperature to 1.7 K, just barely above absolute zero. Colder than outer space. Magnetic coils wrapped in niobium-titanium filaments seven times thinner than human hairs that would stretch to the sun and back twenty five times. Then? Proton particles circle the one hundred eighty kilometer long tunnel eleven thousand times per second. When the protons collide? Temperatures five hundred thousand times hotter than the center of the sun.

I mean, come on. Who figured that out, anyway??

Getting Emily back, however, will require John’s skills. John, the ex-military sniper, warrior and Krav Maga specialist, will find his skills tested to the maximum as he arrives in a place called only “Down.” Down, eternally populated by those who’ve committed the most unforgivable acts of evil during their lives. Oh, yeah. Hitler is there. But also Caravaggio.* And you know what?

People don’t change. What a surprise.

If you like fantasy, science fiction, adventure, heck, if you are a hard science junkie with a bent for history, you really should read this book. It was, in a word, mesmerizing.

Down: Pinhole is available for free through Kindle Unlimited, or for purchase for $2.99. This is part one of a three part series.

About the Author:

Glenn Cooper is an internationally bestselling thriller writer.

Glenn was born in New York City and grew up in nearby White Plains. He attended White Plains High School before enrolling at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts where he graduated from Harvard with an honors degree in archaeology. He then attended Tufts University School of Medicine and did his post-doctoral training at the New England Deaconess and the Massachusetts General Hospitals becoming a board-certified specialist in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. After practicing medicine, Glenn began a research career in the pharmaceutical industry which culminated in an eighteen-year position as the Chairman and CEO of a biotechnology company in Massachusetts. Glenn began writing screenplays over twenty years ago and his interest in movies prompted him to attend the graduate program in film production at Boston University. He is currently the chairman of a media company, Lascaux Media, which has produced three independent feature-length films. In 2006 Glenn turned his hand to novel-writing. His debut novel, THE LIBRARY OF THE DEAD, the first in a trilogy, became an international bestseller and was translated into thirty languages. All of his seven published books have become top-ten international best-sellers.

Glenn currently lives in New Hampshire.


*Caravaggio was a brilliant painter whose works were much prized by the Catholic Church, and especially by the Pope. However, Caravaggio was a vain, self-centered, violent man who, on May 29, 1606, murdered a young man in a brawl and fled Rome with a price on his head. It didn’t change his ways. After major brawls in 1608 and 1609, a severely injured Caravaggio died in Porto Ercole in Tuscany at 38. His works were hidden away by the church and his name forgotten until the 20th century, when his works were rediscovered. There is no telling what he could have accomplished had he not been a complete and total jackass. What a waste.

** Think what the US lost when the politicians couldn’t quit fighting over where the Massive Collider would be located in the states – so it was moved to London… Politicians. Gack.

Nicholas C. Rossis: Infinite Waters (Free) The Power of Six (.99C) 17th – 21st #ScienceFiction #ChildrensFiction


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Nicholas C. Rossis is an amazing sci-fi, fantasy and children’s books author and a very giving blogger and person. I’ve read his entire body of work, including his two short-story volumes free and on sale till Monday, September 21. Read on for the book details and my 5-star reviews, and don’t miss out!

Infinite Waters: 9+1 Speculative Fiction Short Stories FREE!

by Nicholas C. Rossis
Publication Date: June 28, 2015
Genres: Science Fiction/Fantasy
Pages: 124
Purchase Link: Amazon


Ten speculative fiction short stories and flash fiction. The anthology includes the following stories:
  • Infinite Waters“: A woman seeks her future at a carnival. She discovers more than she expected.
  • The Things We Do for Lust“: Beware of time travelers bearing gifts.
  • James’ Life“: A man with nothing to look forward to but oblivion, discovers it’s not that easy to escape his life.
  • Two’s a Crowd“: Blood runs thicker than water. Especially when you spill it.
  • What’s in a Name?“: A trip to the tropics has an unexpected ending.
  • The Lucky Bastard“: How far will the luckiest man alive go to escape his luck?
  • A Twist of the Tail“: A confused woman meanders through a sleepy town. But not all is as it seems.
  • Is There a Doctor in the House?“: A high school student just loves to experiment.
  • Sex and Dinner“: A timeless combination. Or is it?
  • Would You Like Flies With That?“: Nothing’s scarier than a supermarket.
  • The Hand of God“: Nothing has prepared a grizzly veteran for this meeting *.
    (* first published in The Power of Six)

The Power of Six 6+1 Science Fiction Short Stories for 0.99!

by Nicholas C. Rossis
Publication Date: May 4, 2014
Genre: Science Fiction
Pages: 138
Purchase Link: Amazon

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Six science fiction short stories written by the award-winning author of Pearseus and Runaway Smile. This edition includes one extra story, written by Amos M. Carpenter, and “What’s in a Name,” published in Infinite Waters: 9+1 Speculative Fiction Short Stories.

The anthology includes the following stories:

  • “Simulation Over”: How far can we trust our senses?
  • “For the Last Time”: The law of unintended consequences meets Merphy’s law during a man’s unexpected time travel.
  • “The Hand of God”: Nothing has prepared a grizzly veteran for this meeting.
  • “I Come in Peace”: an award-winning short story that poses the question: how far would man go to alleviate his loneliness?
  • “A Fresh Start”: If we were free to go anywhere in time and space, where would we choose to go?
  • “The Sentry”: What is a Sentry to do when the monster that steals away his family’s most precious possessions reappears?
  • “Big Bang”: A friendly game turns into much more in this short story written by Amos M. Carpenter.
  • “What’s in a Name”: A trip to the Tropics takes an unexpected turn. *
(* first published in Infinite Waters)

About the Author

Nicholas Rossis lives to write and does so from his cottage on the edge of a magical forest in Athens, Greece. When not composing epic fantasies or short sci-fi stories, he chats with fans and colleagues, writes blog posts, walks his dog, and enjoys the antics of two silly cats, one of whom claims his lap as home. His children’s book, Runaway Smile, earned a finalist slot in the 2015 International Book Awards.

Nicholas lives in a forest outside Athens with his lovely wife Electra, beautiful dog and two remarkably silly cats.

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Review: A Cold War by Alan Russell #Bestof2015 #SuspenseThriller


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“Nothing could be more heart rending than this mute and motionless dispair” – ― Émile Zola, Thérèse Raquin

“She was a genius of sadness, immersing herself in it, separating its numerous strands, appreciating its subtle nuances. She was a prism through which sadness could be divided into its infinite spectrum.” ― Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything Is Illuminated

Despair. Horrible, gut wrenching, soul destroying despair. Nina Granville’s life has become a hell on earth unlike any most ‘normal’ people could ever understand. Fear so deep her bones ache with it. Because Nina is a captive. A captive of a monster in a land where ice, snow, and death are balanced on the head of a pin. Where the wrong breath, the wrong move, can mean immediate, or long, drawn-out death.

Captured and held in the wilds of Alaska by a sadistic monster, Nina is doing everything she can to survive, but the brutality is nearly unbearable, the psychological terror breathtaking. Nina is, very literally, in hell. A frozen hell, buried in ice and snow. Repeatedly raped, beaten and terrorized, she has little reason to continue living.

“There are strange things done in the midnight sun
By the men who moil for gold;
The Arctic trails have their secret tales
That would make your blood run Cold;
The Northern Lights have seen queer sights,
But the queerest they ever did see
Was that night on the marge of Lake Lebarge
I cremated Sam McGree.

The same poem. Over. And Over. And Over. The repetitive dirge, of a madman. No hope. No hope. . .

Until she finds Elese Martin. Or at least, Elese’s journal. Elise – the madman’s last victim. Elise suffered as Nina does now. The beatings. The rapes. The terror. Elise, who was held on for years. Who had, and lost, a child by the monster. Who made a plan.

Now, Nina needs to plan. To plan, to hope.

This book was, literally, heart wrenching. Alan Russell literally broke my heart with his writing. Nina’s pain, her struggle, was written so well I felt it. The story is incredibly well-written, well-paced and the characters and landscape feel so very real I could almost smell the smoke, the cold, the forests of Alaska. There are so many layers in the book, layers that I fell through as if through water, sinking into blackness.

It is an important story, an important book, with strength and depth. I can’t recommend it highly enough, but be ready to feel Nina’s and Elise’s pain, their desperation and despair. It is breathtaking, twisted, and amazing.

I received A Cold War from the publisher in an uncorrected proof. All thoughts are my own, and I can’t recommend it highly enough. Strap in for the ride of your life.

Witches Protection Program Virtual Book Tour Stop Re-Review and Giveaway

Witches Protection Program“If cats looked like frogs we’d realize what nasty, cruel little bastards they are. Style. That’s what people remember.” – ― Terry Pratchett, Lords and Ladies

“You are what you believe yourself to be.” – ― Paulo Coelho, The Witch of Portobello

Wes Rockville comes from a long line of distinguished family members. Besides the string of famous men and women in his bloodline, his sister is an eminent prosecutor in New York, his brother is the head of counterterrorism, and his dad? Well, his dad is his boss in a police division started by his grandfather. Makes it pretty darn hard to keep up when you’re dyslexic, and dad certainly doesn’t understand what that means. For his father, dyslexic simply means stupid and incompetent.

But Wes works hard. Harder than his sister, harder than his ‘perfect’ brother. That is what it takes to overcome dyslexia and become a member of his father’s elite squad.

But then, Wes goes on his first assignment. . . And it all goes sideways. “Don’t look her in the eye. No matter what you do, don’t look her in the eye.” Something that seems incredibly stupid. After all, she is just little old lady, apple-cheeked, sweet and cheerful. Why would you not . . .


Now, Wes’s father is furious and Wes is disgraced and kicked out of the unit. His last chance? DUMBO.

DUMBO? Like in the Circus?!

Nope. The Department “Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass.” And this is certainly no circus. Well, maybe it is. Because, Really – Witches?!

Yep. Witches. Good Witches, the Davinas, will be Wes’s to protect from the Bad Witches, the Willa.

Yeah, right.

Only, apparently it is right – and Wes’s life is about to be turned on its head. Witches and spells, shapeshifters and things that go bump in the night are all real, and they are all determined to capture tiny little Morgan Pendragon, a Davina with a nasty bunch of women determined to get her back, and apparently take over the world.

Witches Protection Program is a hoot, with a strong undernote of poking very sharp, very pointy sticks at social injustice and political manipulation. Oh, and a strong vein of Steam Punk!!! Woo Hoo!!!!!  In other words? I got a kick out of it, and I hope you will read it and enjoy it as well. This book is FREE on Amazon Unlimited, or only .99 on Kindle. Can’t beat that!

I received Witches Protection Program from the publisher in exchange for a realistic review. All thoughts are my own.

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“Badges and broomsticks collide in ‘Witches Protection Program’, a fast-paced, lighthearted piece of crime fiction with a supernatural twist from screenwriter and novelist Michael Phillip Cash…With its lively characters, quickly moving plot, and amusing dialogue, ‘Witches Protection Program’ is a great summer choice, ideal for beach or poolside reading, and with elements of romance, action, crime, and fantasy, there’s a little something for everyone to enjoy.” – Foreword Reviews

“Wes is a fascinating protagonist…The short, action-laden novel speeds past nuances from developing characters’ relationships, but Cash does leave room for a couple of surprises. The story’s case is more or less wrapped up by the end, with a lingering impression that this could be the first of many to come…Cleverly offbeat, often cheeky, and loads of fun.” – Kirkus Reviews




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Michael Phillip Cash is an award-winning screenwriter and novelist. He’s written ten books including the best-selling Brood X, Stillwell, The Flip, The After House, The Hanging Tree, Witches Protection Program, Pokergeist and Battle for Darracia series.

Michael resides on the North Shore of Long Island. He writes full-time with his screaming kids in the background.


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Review: Abandon by Blake Crouch #Horror


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“All hope abandon, ye who enter here!” – Dante Alighieri

“He, who had done more than any human being to draw her out of the caves of her secret, folded life, now threw her down into deeper recesses of fear and doubt. The fall was greater than she had ever known, because she had ventured so far into emotion and had abandoned herself to it.” ― Anaïs Nin

A day and a half. A few hours, cold and weary. Lost. Afraid.

“In the middle of the journey of our life I found myself within a dark woods where the straight way was lost.” ― Dante Alighieri, Inferno

Hell truly is dark. And it opens up in the mountains above Durango Colorado, in a ghost town forgotten for one hundred seven years. Abandon. Abandon all hope, for Abandon is the home of death. The home of the darkness which fills the human soul.

Twisting. Twisting.

Abandon was once a thriving gold mining town, filled with people, light and laughter. “The whores, the opium, the fun”, but hey, it was the gold rush, and everything goes. But then, the gold vein faded out, people wandered away. And by the time Christmas day of 1893 arrived, and only a small number of people remain.

Jocelyn Maddox, the barkeep and black widow, waiting for the snows to pass in the spring when she will be transported to Arizona to hang for her crimes. Ezekiel and Gloria Curtice, the local lawman and his wife. A preacher, a deputy, a few families. Abandon is dying. Dying.


Now, six people return to Abandon. Scott Sawyer and Jerrod Spicer, mountain guides. Emmett and June Tozer, paranormal photographers. Lawrence Kendall, university professor and specialist on everything Abandon. And Abigail Foster, New Yorker, outdoor magazine journalist, and estranged daughter of Lawrence. They have climbed to 13,000 feet, then dropped 2,000 to the ghost town of Abandon. And then, they too begin to die.

Moving through the abandoned Abandon, you can almost see the town itself, in all its disintegration. Gasping in the thin, high-altitude air. The scent of firs and snow, the cordite scent of landslides. Dry rot and age. And then? Fear. Blood. Desperation. Death.

Blake Crouch is a master of edge-of-your-seat suspense. Horror on a human scale. Breathtaking terror so thick in the air the reader gasps, feeling the cold upon the skin, the terror deep in the heart and mind.

“Through me you go into a city of weeping; through me you go into eternal pain; through me you go amongst the lost people” ― Dante Alighieri, The Inferno

Enter at your own risk.

I received Abandon from the publisher in exchange for a realistic review. All thoughts are my own.

Review: In the Company of Wolves by Paige Tyler #UrbanFantasy #Werewolves


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In the Company of Wolves (SWAT) - Paige Tyler“There is no life to be found in violence. Every act of violence brings us closer to death.” – bell hooks

A meth addict mother. Check. A brutal, drunken stepfather. Check. Living in a hellhole of an apartment, waiting for said stepfather to storm into her room and rape her. Double check. Jayna Winston fled into the night on the very night that nearly happened. Bloody, beaten and alone.

Fast forward to the present day, and Jayna finds herself in a hell of a mess. In Paige Tyler’s mythology, werewolves are created at times of great terror and pain, and Jayna’s change came that terrifying night. Now, her alpha, Liam, has placed his small pack into the hands of the Albanian mob, locked them into committing crimes, from theft to murder. Murder. And Liam apparently doesn’t care that his tiny pack is in danger of being killed every time they commit a crime. That right this very moment Jayna’s life is in danger. Because Liam said there were no werewolves in Dallas. Especially no alpha werewolves. But now, in a warehouse in a bad part of Dallas, Jayna and the omega wolves Liam has taken in – huge, ruthless, savage – are surrounded. Surrounded by a SWAT team composed completely of wolves. Alpha wolves.

A whole pack of alpha wolves. Toe-to-toe to one of said wolves, Jayna knows she will never survive. Until the alpha wolf dumps her into a packing crate, tells her to be very, very quiet – and then pours a shipment of very expensive perfume over the crate to block her scent.

What the . . . ?

Why did that happen? And to make it even weirder, the alpha, Eric Becker, tracks her down. But he doesn’t arrest her. He wants to help. Liam may have dropped Jayna and her tiny pack into certain death, but Becker wants to help. No one has ever offered to actually help Jayna. Now she and Megan, Moe, Joseph and Chris, three beta wolves, can no longer rely on Liam. And without Liam’s strength, they can’t leave, can’t fight back.

But Becker has a plan. First, he has to present himself as an omega, and be accepted by Frasheri, the Albanian mob boss, and his underboss, the psychopath Kostandin. And then? Well, here is what is going to happen . . .

Tyler’s mythology is interesting in its difference. Neither Jayna nor her pack members, or Becker himself, have been wolves for very long, all learning what it means. All have things to teach one another. Jayna is terrified, of course, of losing her much loved pack members, even Liam who sold them out to the mob in exchange for money and the illusion of power. To save them she will have to be stronger than she ever could have imagined. And she comes through beautifully. Becker and his people are strong, of course, but also very human in the best sort of way. A pleasant read.

I received In the Company of Wolves from the publisher in exchange for a realistic review. All thoughts are my own.


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