Alpha and Omega by Patricia Briggs --
Anna takes a chance by contacting the head of all werewolf
clans, the Marrok, to inform him of the dangerous way the
Chicago clan is recruiting new members. The Marrok sends
his son, Charles Cornick, to investigate the situation.
However, when he discovers Anna's abuse by the same clan,
he decides to protect her at all costs.
Inhuman by Eileen Wilks -- Kai
Michalsik is not only keeping her own secrets, but she's
keeping Nathan's as well -- both of them have unique
paranormal gifts. Kai's amazing gift allows her to see
every emotion by the colors of light reflecting off of an
individual; Nathan's gift is more complicating than his
uncanny way to hunt down killers. They become even closer
when a case he is working on leads the local authorities to
Kai as their prime suspect in multiple, brutal killings.
Buying Trouble by Karen Chance --
Claire realizes early what affect a magical Fey has on her,
so when she spots one in her place of employment, she does
what she can to escape. Unfortunately, her luck runs out
and the electricity between her and the Fey, Heidar, is
amazingly dangerous. Heidar's family has been hunting
Claire for years, but when he finally locates her, his
intentions are to protect her from those who mean to sell
and kill her.
Mona Lisa Betwining by Sunny -- Mona
Lisa, the Queen of her territory, sacrifices everything to
avenge her Warrior Lord lover Gryphon. Her past catches up
with her when the council summons her to High Court for
formal questioning on how she became queen. Mona Lisa must
learn to live with her decision to suck the power from her
predecessor and face her inevitable death. Her salvation
comes by way of her loyal subjects and those she chooses to
love and trust.
Reading this anthology was frustrating for me. The amazing
novellas ended much too quickly and left me desperate to
Four all-new paranormal romances from today's hottest
Alpha and Omega by Patricia
The werewolf Anna finds a new sense of self when the son of
the werewolf king comes to town to quell unrest in the
Chicago pack-and inspires a power in Anna sheâ€™s never felt
Inhuman by Eileen Wilks Part of the "World of the Lupi" series
People in Midland are dying. Only two so far, but both of
them were Gifted, and both were killed when someoneâ€”or
somethingâ€”drained them of blood.
Two months ago, the power winds swept through and changed
the rules everywhere. Midland, Texas, didnâ€™t suffer as
much as some places, partly because this small West Texas
city has only one smallish node . . . and because it has a
guardian, little though Midlanders realize this. Nathan
Hunter is well able to discourage the odd goblin, banshee,
Kai Tallman Michalski is a reluctant telepath with a skewed
Giftâ€”she sees thoughts instead of experiencing them. So
sheâ€™s known all along that Nathan isnâ€™t human. She knows,
too, that heâ€™ll be leaving Midland soon, so she keeps a
sensible grip on her emotionsâ€”until a third victim is found
and sheâ€™s forced to team up with Nathan to stop a killer
from striking again.
Buying Trouble by Karen
A Lord of the Fey crosses paths with a fiery red-headed
mage named Claire in a New York auction house. But in this
strange underground society, the rarity up for sale is
Mona Lisa Betwining by Sunny
Among the children of the moon, Mona Lisa is of mixed blood-
part MonĂ¨re, part human, and destined to be alone. Until
she meets a man who could be her salvation-or her downfall.